During our latest episode, we spoke with Haz McQuade and Ayla Erimer to discuss what constitutes a Product Manager in today’s digital world.
Haz is a Product Lead at Motorway, the UK’s fastest-growing used car marketplace. With almost a decade of leadership experience across a wide range of products and industries, Haz is passionate about all things Product Management. An advocate for equality in tech, Haz regularly leads and participates in initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion across the technology sector.
Ayla is the Product Director at Love Home Swap, an award-winning home exchange platform. Interested in how technology can enable and enrich in-person experiences, she is passionate about leveraging membership networks to drive new sources of value. She has previously worked on some of the world’s biggest travel experience products, such as Priority Pass and LoungeKey.
This conversation explored a plethora of topics relating to the role of a product manager; from outlining what exactly is a product, to product discovery and the desired traits one may possess when working as a product manager. The discussion also explored advice for getting into the product industry, as well as the importance of company culture and learning from failure along the way.
Take a listen to the full podcast now.