Join Amanda Silver, our first PM guest to learn more about how she accelerated her career with customer understanding and how she harnesses a sense of mission to stay motivated to achieve more.
[01:08] - Amanda's roles through the years
[03:45] - modern PM - driving culture and anthropology
[05:06] - bringing customer into the product
[07:07] - career pivot - searching for opportunities with cloud developer
[10:50] - figuring out how to bring the entire team to become more customer focused
[13:30] - figuring out how to empower her teams
[15:30] - PM'ing for Chakra and Typescript - serendipity
[19:50] - Moving from specialist to generalist
[22:40] - What drives her career? Finding motivation in career and making the world better through developers
[25:08] - Amplifying devs
[26:52] - How did she get started? Amanda's "nerd family"
[28:37] - finding CS
[29:53] - why PM and academics vs industry vs startups
[35:15] - best career advice : mission and purpose