As the role of product manager continues to grow, more and more women are taking on the challenge and dominating it. To celebrate these incredible women in engineering, UX, product development and design, here are 11 powerful women in product that you should be following on Twitter:
Tech visionary, investor & bestselling author
@Stanford b-school lecturer
SC Moatti is a technology visionary, venture capital investor, and bestselling author of “Mobilized, an Insider’s Guide to the Business and Future of Connected Technology.” She has launched products at Facebook, Truilla and Nokia that have received prestigious awards, including an Emmy nomination. Recently interviewed by NPR, she keeps the conversation going on mobile growth and Internet of Things.
Product design VP @ Facebook. Lover of food, games, and words.
Featured in Fortune magazine, Julie Zhou celebrated her 10 year anniversary with the company last May and has been managing the design of Facebook’s user experience for the past 8 years. She talks about all things “design, management, tech, and life” and is reshaping how we think about building UX centric products and working with design teams.
Product Manager at Quip, efficiency software for teams to create and share documents. She studied at Harvard College then Business School, co-founded ROFLCon while in school, and worked in various companies we love, including Kickstarter and Soundcloud, and has an impressive background, which she shares more in more detail on her blog. She recently gained funding for the second season of “Should We” Podcast, where she co-hosts with Lisa Sanchez.
As VP of Product at Lola Travel, she builds digital products that help people live better in the real world. She has been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, and multiple publications, and was named one of Drift’s “65 Women Setting Precedents In Product Management” and was among the top 40 influencers in Product Management in 2015.
Design & Marketing Strategist For Emerging Tech (VR/AR, IoT, Chatbots), Author of ‘Design For Executives’
Mariya is the founder of Xanadu, and author of “Design for Executives: How the World’s Top Designers Build Organizations and Drive Innovation.” She is internationally recognized for her expertise on design strategy, building mobile products and entrepreneurship. Named one of VentureBeat’s top 180 executives in mobile, her designs have been used by millions worldwide.
She is the founder of ProdPad, and co-founder of Mind the Product, and has consulted multiple companies in building products with a smart budget. Her clever insight and smart notes on product strategy and roadmapping are just a couple reasons to follow her. And if you want to read more from her, she publishes her articles on her blog, Simply Bastow.
Head of Product & UX @ Wizeline
Wendy leads product and design for Wizeline’s powerful roadmapping platform. She has spoken at numerous events, including one our product management workshops in San Francisco, “Why are you Roadmapping?” She also recently spoke at San Diego Society of Women Engineers Executive Speaker Series. She drives the conversation on agile development, UX, product design, and roadmap strategy.
Founder of the Women in Product community, Merci led the product team and now the Growth team at Slack. She also managed product for the popular Couchsurfing site, and Gigwalk, and founded her first game, GameLayers in 2007. She’s been making a name for herself for year in tech and was a guest speaker for SC Moatti’s weekly event, Products that Count.
Anna Marie Clifton
Currently a Product Manager at Yammer leading the notifications initiative, Anna Marie started her career as a gallery manager in New York, and later moved over to the tech industry. After working in a series of startups she landed a role at Asana, which led to her joining her current team. You’ll find her writing regularly on Medium and hosting a podcast, ClearlyProduct.com.
Mobile Product Mgr, INFP, HowardU Lady Bison, BAMA Alum & Crimson Tide fan & ProductCamp DC Planning Team (formerly)
Currently the senior product manager at Hilton Worldwide, Alicia is an expert in mobile product management and is dedicated to continuously creating a better user experience. She was a featured speaker on This is Product Management with her topic Mobile Product Design is Product Management and keeps the discussion going through her posts.
Product @Pinterest. Firm believer that the most useful answers are the more forgiving ones.
Lulu is currently Product Manager at Pinterest. With her clever take on philosophy, design and product, Lulu is constantly opening up diverse topics in the world of technology. She was mentioned among Product Management Festival’s 52 Women Making an Impact in Product Management and continues to break ground in the world of product.
You can follow the entire list here: Women Leaders in Product
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