#19 - Wrap Up Episode For 2020

December 28, 2020

Den and Courtny reflect on the year we just went through, and discuss our plans for 2021.

#17 - Christos Matskas on Going From Consulting to Corporate and Building Identity Tools

November 15, 2020

In a surprising twist, this week we chat with Christos Matskas on two topics - transitioning from consulting life to a corporate life, as well as about building identity tools and services in the cloud.

#16 - Bill Kenney on Building Brands That Last

November 8, 2020

This weekend we go outdoors with Bill Kenney, co-founder of Focus Lab, a branding agency that is entirely remote. We talk to Bill about the importance of a good brand and what distinguishes professionals from amateurs in the field.

#15 - Tarun Gangwani on Innovation, Navigating Product Decisions, and Building Growth Engines

November 1, 2020

We sit down to chat with Tarun Gangwani, Senior Product Manager at Sanity.io. Tarun is a seasoned PM with tons of expertise to share about the product management domain.

#14 - Interview with Richard Lander

October 18, 2020

In this episode of The Work Item we interview Richard Lander, Principal Program Manager on the .NET team at Microsoft. Richard does a deep dive on communication, being a generalist vs. specialist, and growing one's career.

#13 - Interview with Amanda Silver

September 27, 2020

In this episode of The Work Item we interview Amanda Silver, Corporate Vice President, Developer Division at Microsoft. We discuss the process of building great developer tools, the human element in product design, and career advice for the long run.

#12 - Interview with Christina Weng

September 20, 2020

In this episode of The Work Item we interview Christina Weng, product designer at Facebook, about building a career in user experience design from scratch.

#11 - Interview with Eric Martel

August 23, 2020

We're back after a week-long hiatus with an interview. This time, we chat with Eric Martel, Director of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Eidos-Montréal.

#10 - Interview with Sara Chipps

August 9, 2020

In this episode of The Work Item, we interview Sara Chipps, Director of Public Q&A at Stack Overflow. Sara is also the founder of JewelBots, a company that provides electronic building kits for young inventors.

#9 - Interview with Philipp Cannons

July 20, 2020

In this episode of The Work Item, we interview Philipp Cannons, CEO and founder of PMFIT.AI - a startup that aims to accelerate product success. Philipp talks about his experience starting a business from scratch and building a deep understanding of large organizations.