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[Product Manager Diaries] Justin Saeian

Name or What Do You Want to Be Known As:

Justin Saeian


Role or Product Manager Job Title:

Product Manager

When did you start this Product Management Journey?


Why do you think it's cool being a Product Manager?

Each day is its own adventure. I love being a part of building a product that makes a difference in people’s lives.

Describe a "week-in-the-life" of yourself as a Product Manager. (Tell us how you spend your time, what types of tasks you do and who you meet with.)

On a typical week will have stand up with the engineering team, meeting with marketing, design discussions, customer interviews and feedback reflection, data and analytics analysis and anything else that could pop up, design sprints, rapid prototyping etc...

In one sentence, what do you identify as the main pain-point you are having as a Product Manager?

Maintaining healthy relationships with all cross functional partners while making difficult tradeoff decisions.

If you have an online Portfolio, or links to products or services that features your work (i.e. designs, articles, etc.), list them here! 

Worked on different parts of QuickBook Online.

What are three suggestions or pieces of advice for those who are considering ditching their existing careers and stepping into the Product Management world?

  1. Be curious
  2. Know your customer
  3. Test frequently