Arjun Saksena

Co-founder, growth-ai

The transition to Product Management is a deeply personal story for me as it took me years to figure it out and I don’t want it to take that long for you. As of today, I have 12+ years of product management experience at Yahoo!, Adobe, and Evernote. Product management goes hand in hand with entrepreneurial skills, and I’ve also been an early member of two successful startups, FastForward Networks, which was acquired for $1.3B by Inktomi and Streamlogics acquired by Thomson Reuters. Currently, I’m the co-founder and CEO of an ML predictive analytics startup growth-ai 

People were constantly asking me about transitioning to product management. Offering personal, actionable advice quickly became a passion of mine. What I’ve realized is that most people who want to transition to PM don’t lack the skills. Instead, what they lack is real-world problem-solving experience, and the ability to frame that experience in a way that’s a no-brainer for hiring managers. I'm a lead instructor at Product School, and have mentored several aspiring PM candidates and have conducted workshops in the SF Bay area and Europe and speak frequently about the Product Management related topics