Kate Trahan Content Manager at LogRocket

Stories by Kate Trahan

Michael Lubansky Leader Spotlight

Leader Spotlight: Easing into dramatic change, with Michael Lubansky

Product Management

Michael Lubansky shares about navigating an acquisition that tripled headcount and merged five companies and four different platforms.

Kate Trahan
Dec 15, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Leader Spotlight Jaxon Merril

Leader Spotlight: Leading digital transformations, with Jaxon Merril

Product Management

Jaxon Merril discusses his role in leading three digital transformations at American Idol, Beachbody, and Beautycounter.

Kate Trahan
Dec 13, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Leader Spotlight: Meshing Product- And Sales-Led Cultures, With Carlos Jimenez

Leader Spotlight: Meshing product- and sales-led cultures, with Carlos Jimenez

Product Management

Carlos Jimenez, VP of Product at KingMakers, dispels the “dangerous” misconception that product- and sales-led cultures can’t coexist and thrive together.

Kate Trahan
Dec 8, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Leader Spotlight Alan Fliegelman

Leader Spotlight: Leaning into opportunity through change, with Alan Fliegelman

Product Management

Alan Fliegelman shares how his work at DHI is transforming the job search process and the various transitions he’s seen in his time there.

Kate Trahan
Dec 7, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Josh Schoonmaker Leader Spotlight

Leader Spotlight: The balance between assertive and kind leadership, with Josh Schoonmaker

Product Management

Josh Schoonmaker shares his approach to balancing two key leadership traits — assertiveness and kindness — and knowing when to apply each.

Kate Trahan
Dec 5, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Leader Spotlight MQ Qureshi

Leader Spotlight: Breaking out of silos, with MQ Qureshi

Product Management

MQ Qureshi talks about his experience with “unexpected sparks of brilliance” — solutions get to the core of what you’re trying to do.

Kate Trahan
Dec 1, 2023 ⋅ 10 min read
Natalie Adams Barnes, VP Of Product And Product Design At Zumba

Leader Spotlight: Dancing in customers’ shoes, with Natalie Adams Barnes

Product Management

Natalie Adams Barnes, VP of Product and Product Design at Zumba, pulls back the curtain on her approach to prioritization and the user research methods that help her team walk — or, perhaps, dance — in their customers’ shoes.

Kate Trahan
Nov 30, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Leader Spotlight Subhayu Ghosh

Leader Spotlight: Measuring the intensity of customer problems, with Subhayu Ghosh

Product Management

Subhayu Ghosh discusses getting to the core of the customers’ problem instead of needing to develop the most innovative solution.

Kate Trahan
Nov 29, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Leader Spotlight Justin Kim

Leader Spotlight: The art of ruthless prioritization, with Justin Kim

Product Management

Justin Kim, VP, Product at Vimeo, discusses the importance of applying ruthless prioritization across the board and curating a clear vision.

Kate Trahan
Nov 27, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Roman Gun Leader Spotlight

Leader Spotlight: Right-sizing processes, with Roman Gun

Product Management

Roman Gun, Vice President, Product at Zeta Global, discusses his approach to formulating processes around the team’s goals and capabilities.

Kate Trahan
Nov 20, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Puneet Tangri

Leader Spotlight: Focusing on innovation catalysts, with Puneet Tangri

Product Management

Puneet Tangri talks about two product groups or functions that you always need in the technology world: innovation catalysts and growth PMs.

Kate Trahan
Nov 13, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Paul Ghio

Leader Spotlight: Charting the future of marketplaces, with Paul Ghio

Product Management

Paul Ghio, former VP of Product at Shutterstock and cofounder of Supernative, reveals how he took a new product org from playing kiddie soccer to executing on refined problem statements.

Kate Trahan
Nov 9, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read