Principal Product Manager
Insights
Updated on 4/3/2024
ProductBoard

201-500 employees

Customer-centric product management platform for prioritization and roadmap
Company Overview
Productboard is a customer-focused product management platform that is trusted by over 6,000 companies, including industry leaders like Microsoft and Zoom, to streamline their product development process. The company's culture is centered around bridging silos, fostering collaboration, and aligning everyone around a product roadmap, which has been proven to drive real business outcomes and improve productivity by 30%. With its AI-generated summaries, Productboard offers a unique competitive advantage by enabling teams to instantly understand customer trends across large volumes of feedback, thereby accelerating innovation and customer retention at scale.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$261.7M

Founded

2014

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-11%

1 year growth

-23%

2 year growth

-29%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Sales
Communications
Management
Marketing
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Product Management
Product Research
Product Strategy
Product
Requirements
  • 8+ years of experience in product management, preferably in Enterprise B2B SaaS.
  • Proficient in product management tooling and familiar with frameworks and methodologies such as lean, JTBD, agile, and various prioritization techniques.
  • Great understanding of technology and product architecture.
  • Experience in working on complex collaborative products that are architected as modular and extensible platforms or at least have some aspects of a modern platform approach.
  • Strong track record of delivering products with cross-functional teams to enterprise customers. Appreciation and understanding of the complex needs of large enterprise organizations.
  • Highly skilled in conducting user research and building empathy with customers.
  • Experience with business intelligence and product analytics tools to measure the success of your team’s efforts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex findings clearly to diverse audiences, including senior executives internally and externally.
  • Proactive, curious, and independent, with a passion for solving broader problems, advancing your craft, and driving company-wide impact.
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching junior colleagues, as well as leading across the company through indirect influence.
  • Educational background in computer science or related practice. A reputable tech industry-focused MBA is a strong plus.
Responsibilities
  • Uncover and cultivate a deep understanding of the customer-centric requirements essential for modern product managers and their stakeholders.
  • Develop and execute a product roadmap that prioritizes the most important customer-centric capabilities, focusing on delivering highly differentiated value to our customers.
  • Drive the design and development of new features and enhancements for our existing product capabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, sales, product marketing, and customer support, to ensure successful product launches and alignment with business objectives.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, competition, and best practices, and drive their adoption within our team.
  • Exhibit exceptional communication skills by effectively translating complex concepts into actionable implications for the business.
  • Contribute your experience and best practices to support your product colleagues, further advancing our product craft and internal alignment.
  • Act as an external advocate for modern customer-centric product management best practices among our customers and the broader market.