20Product: Slack CPO Noah Weiss on How to Master Product-Led-Growth, The Biggest Mistakes Founders Make When Scaling Into Enterprise & What Needs to Change with your Product, Team and Processes when Scaling From PLG to Enterprise
Posted on 16th June 2023 by Harry
Noah Weiss is the Chief Product Officer of Slack, overseeing the product team’s strategy and development. Over his seven years at Slack, Noah has led various parts of the product organization, including the self-service SMB business and product-led growth; the Virtual HQ team that launched huddles and clips; and the search and machine learning teams. Prior to Slack, Noah served as SVP of Product and Analytics at Foursquare. He started his career at Google leading the structured data search team and working on display ads.
In Today’s Episode with Noah Weiss We Discuss:
1.) Entry into Product and Road to Slack CPO:
How did Noah make his first foray into the world of product with Google?
What are 1-2 of his single biggest takeaways from his time with Google and Foursquare?
What model did Noah learn at Google that he applies to product today?
2.) Product 101: The Foundations:
Is product more art or science? If Noah were to put a number on it what would it be?
What are product principles? What makes good vs bad product principles?
What are the biggest mistakes that founders make when instilling product principles?