An Unconventional Path Into Product Leadership featuring Shannon Scott
In this episode, Jade and Shannon explore the importance of reflecting on ‘why’ you build a product and the consideration Product Managers need to give to the impact and consequences this may have on society and communities.
Having had a very interesting career to date, Shannon Scott’s journey has not been typical of a traditional Product Management professional. He has worked at the intersection of business and technology, without ever formally holding the ‘Product Manager’ title. Currently in the role as Head of Product at global fintech company, Airwallex, Shannon was also the first employee for enterprise analytics company Palantir, and has also held numerous roles including Software Engineer, Business Development and General Manager.
In this episode we discuss:
✓ Shannon’s unconventional path into Product Leadership
✓ What makes a great Product Manager
✓ The responsibilities Product Managers shouldn’t ignore
✓ AI and Data and its impact on society
✓ The importance of reflecting on what you’re building and considering the impact your products will have on society