Career Hacks for Product Leaders

Product leaders seem to have it all within the product. But, how does a new product manager start or hack their product management career? Netflix fmr-Product VP Gib Biddle describes the skills required to grow into an exceptional product leader, ways to experiment with career approaches and extend your career through your own personal board of directors. As usual, Gib is full of war stories—both good and bad—that will help you start, grow or accelerate your career as a product leader.

 

About the Speaker

As a product and business leader for world-class consumer tech companies, Gib (Gibson Biddle) has led product management at both entertainment (Netflix, Mattel, EA) and education companies (Chegg, The Learning Company). Most recently, as Chief Product Officer at Chegg, he helped take the textbook rental company public. He was VP Product at Netflix from 2005-2010.  Gib now focuses on both advisor roles and product leader training.

About the Video: Product leaders seem to have it all within the product. But, how does a new product manager start or hack their product management career?

About the speaker
Gibson Biddle NerdWallet, Board Observer, Executive-In-Residence Product Member

Gib Biddle is the fmr Netflix VP Product Management and is currently the NerdWallet Board Observer and Executive-in-Residence for Product. He joined Netflix as VP of Product in 2005. In 2010 Gib became the Chief Product Officer of his next startup, Chegg, a textbook rental and homework help company that went public in 2014. Today he’s an adviser, speaker and guest lecturer at both Stanford and INSEAD.