Product, process, and people: Product Decoded interviews Chris Abad, VP of Product at UserTesting

Product Decoded Season 1 | Episode 2

Spero Ventures
Apr 10, 2018 · 2 min read
Left: Dan Olsen | Right: Chris Abad

Chris Abad, VP Product & Design at UserTesting, shares how he brings a design thinking approach to building products and solving problems, how he pushes product people to think like designers, how he combines quantitative and qualitative talent effectively on teams, and how he gets teams to adopt new processes.

In the second episode of Product Decoded podcast, Dan Olsen, product management consultant and author of The Lean Product Playbook, interviews Chris Abad, VP Product & Design at UserTesting. Chris has a passion for creating beautiful, innovative products that customers love. He has experience working with very small startups, as well as large enterprises such as Salesforce and Campaign Monitor.

Here are the highlights:

  • Why product managers should be knowledgeable about UX design and why it is valuable (4:26)

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