The product manager role has been around for decades, but its contributions have been generally overlooked and misunderstood. No longer is that the case, according to the 2019 State of Product Leadership report, prepared by Pendo + Product Collective.
In this episode, hosts Sean and Joe speak with Pendo chief marketing officer Jake Sorofman about the recent reports and the continuing evolution of the product manager role. “It’s a role on the rise,” Jake says, “but also one in a state of transition. It’s only in the last 10 years that product management has really come into focus as a very strategic part of the business.”