Paypal Product Lead on Building v1 of a Product

Presented by

Parul Goel

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There is a unique set of challenges that comes with building v1 of an enterprise product. It’s how you prioritize your first feature set, getting feedback from the market and a go-to-market strategy which includes planning around the long enterprise sales process. Additionally, as Product Managers, how you collaborate with the Sales team ensures that they are armed with information and tools to be able to sell the product effectively. In this session, PayPal Product Lead, Parul Goel, discusses how to go about building v1 of a product. Parul Goel is a people-centric product leader with expertise in marketplaces and payments. She enjoys the challenge of building products that can support complex capabilities and yet exemplify simplicity to their customers. A builder and leader of high functioning teams, she enables people to cut out the noise, and focus on what really matters. Parul is one of the leaders of Product Excellence Programs at PayPal, and an active member of the Women in Product community. Parul is passionate about effective communication at work. She believes that learning to voice your ideas and opinions effectively is a powerful tool to elevate yourself and your career. She loves to give back by mentoring women and helping them. Parul holds an M.S in Computer Science from Columbia University.

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