S01E06 – In the shoes of a Product Manager with Baran Ozkan

Summary

Baran works as a Senior Product manager at TransferGo in Lithuania. Baran shares his journey as a product manager where he distils his learning around productivity, building consensus and speed of execution. In the podcast, we also discuss prioritization, time management and decision making as the critical skills for making a product manager successful. Baran focusses on identifying value to your customer and organization as a first step, and then using those to drill down to the granular data points. This wide ranging conversation will be useful not just for those who are getting into product management but anybody who is building things for other people.

You can reach Baran on LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/baranozkan/

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#product #productmanagement #interview #germany #lithuania #business #productivity

S01E05 – In the shoes of a Frontend Software Engineer with André Pena

Summary

André talks about his shift of focus from backend full stack to a frontend software engineer, and what it takes to become a software engineer today. He is well read, a deep thinker and has a vast experience in building software products for all size of organizations. The conversation took us to the era gone by where desktop apps reigned over the web applications, and André shares his understanding of the events that supported the revival and the prominence of web applications and frontend development. Listen to him to get inspired if you are interested in pursuing this career and are seeking to get started.

You can reach André on Twitter – https://twitter.com/andrerpena

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.  To get all episodes, find it here : http://podcast.inurshoes.com/

#reactjs #frontend #software #engineer #react #javascript #brazil #london #interview #career

S01E04 – In the shoes of a Product Designer with Ravishanker Seethapathy

Summary

Ravishanker talks about his career shift from software developer to product designer and the trajectory of his experience that triggered that change. During the conversation, he shares what he learnt at School of Visual Arts, New York City about Interaction Design and the heroes of the industry that inspire him. The insightful conversation goes into detail about how product designer works and their role in product development. Ravishanker is now a full time product designer leveraging his intuition and engineering experience in designing products. He is a passionate practitioner of his craft and a lifelong learner.

You can reach Ravishanker on Twitter – @ravishanker_ , and on his website : https://www.cmdprompt.org/

In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do. To learn more, please visit http://www.vivekjuneja.com

S01E03 – In the shoes of a Scrum Master with Abhishek Varier

Summary

Abhishek Varier talks about his experience as a scrum master, sharing his wisdom about habits of listening, leading people and applying the Agile principles to remove the impediments of a product development team. Abhishek has diverse experience, is rich with wisdom and offers an interesting glimpse into this profession. His life lessons and strategies are useful for everyone who is navigating complex career choices and transitions. 

You can reach Abhishek on Twitter – @abhishekvarier

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.

To learn more, please visit http://www.vivekjuneja.com

S01E02 – In the shoes of a Product Designer with Vinod Ramamoorthy

Summary

Vinod Ramamoorthy talks about his experience as a product designer, sharing his thinking about design as a profession and offering words of wisdom for budding designers. Vinod is fun, rich with insights and provides a glimpse into the life that he created for himself and the experiences that brought him to his current stint. 

You can reach Vinod on Twitter – @KaleidoBug

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do.

To learn more, please visit http://www.vivekjuneja.com

In Your Shoes Season 1 Trailer

Summary

This is the trailer of the Season 1 of “In Your Shoes” podcast. 

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do. 

To learn more, please visit http://www.vivekjuneja.com

S01E01 – In the shoes of a Program Manager with Dushyantsinh Jadeja

Summary

Dushyantsinh Jadeja talks about his experience as a program manager at Google Health India working to solve the problem of preventable blindness in patients suffering from Diabetes. He goes into detail about his life experiences that shaped his thinking and career outlook. You will also get to know more about the job of a Program Manager and their role in solving problems at scale. You can reach Dushyantsinh on Twitter – @JadejaDA 

“In Your Shoes” podcast is for you to learn more about new people and professions from around the world. I would like to take you on a journey to understand the life and times of a new person every 2 weeks, and get a chance to get in their shoes to learn what they do, how they do and why they do. 

To learn more, please visit http://www.vivekjuneja.com