It’s no doubt that there are dozens of truly great leaders in Product Management industry with their powerful insights, industry knowledge, and killer strategies. Luckily, we can keep up with them on social media. If you are an aspiring PM, here are some awesome product people on Twitter that you should be following:
Editor’s note: We’ve updated our post. Check out our new list.
Leaders in Product Management You Should Follow on Twitter
Hunter Walk is one of the most influential guys in Product Management. He has an impressive background working as Lead of Product at YouTube, worked in product at Google and was part of the founding team that created Second Life. His valuable experience shows throughout his conversations.
Dan is a Lean product expert who wrote the bestselling book on it called “The Lean Product Playbook,” and organizes the popular Lean Product & Lean UX Silicon Valley Meetup. He’s worked with clients such as Facebook, Box and Microsoft and was CEO and cofounder of YourVersion, a TechCrunch award-winning personalized news startup. He leads the conversation on UX Design and product marketing, and market fit.
Product design VP @ Facebook. Lover of food, games, and words.
Featured in Fortune magazine, Julie Zhou celebrated her 10 year anniversary with Facebook last May and has been managing the design of their 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.
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.
Paul Jackson talks about everything from strategy, to design, to talking to customers and getting a PM job. He’s a SaaS Product Manager that brings over 15 years of experience in building digital products and services into his publication, Pivot Product Hits, which delivers product management content to thousands of subscribers each week.
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.
Famous for saying ”I always bring the donuts,” Ken was Product Manager at Google for almost ten years and is now rocking in product with Google Ventures as Group Product Manager. He is well-known throughout the tech and startup culture and has been influential to many throughout the industry.
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.
“Founder of @ProductHunt. Real likes, no gimmicks. ”
Ryan launched Product Hunt in 2013, and since it’s launch, it has become one of the go-to sites for product discovery. He was a speaker on TechCrunch Disrupt and has been featured in many articles throughout the tech media world.
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.
“Trying to change how startups are built.”
Eric Ries is the author of the popular blog “Startup Lessons Learned” and was named one of the Best Young Entrepreneurs of Tech by Businessweek in 2007. He has been keeping the conversations going on Twitter about the magic of agile software development and The Lean Startup.
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.
As a leader in software development, Ben has a lot experience in the product world, and you’ll catch some great insights from him on scaling teams, startup culture, and UX. He is also New York Times Bestselling, author of “The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers.”
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.
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.
“I work on, write, and teach about products that move people. Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products http://NirAndFar.com/GetHooked “
Nir is a product Guru and author of “HOOKED: How to Build Habit-Forming Products ” and founder of two tech companies. Along with writing excellent content on his blog, http://www.nirandfar.com, he contributes writing to TechCrunch, Inc. and Psychology Today.