Product Q&A with Kenneth Berger

Kenneth Berger

About:

Kenneth Berger has spent 10+ years leading tech products through the full product lifecycle. He was the first product manager at Slack, responsible for the core product through its growth from 100k to 1M+ daily users.

He co-founded YesGraph (backed by Accel Partners, Founder Collective, NextView Ventures, and others) and built it from a nascent idea to a launched product in active usage by companies like Airbnb, Pinterest, and others. At Adobe, he helped build some of its first SaaS products, managed the $100M+ Dreamweaver business, and drove critical acquisitions including Typekit, Omniture, and Behance. He also work with the portfolios of several venture capital firms and accelerators (First Round Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, Acceleprise) as a product management advisor/mentor. Continue Reading

Product Q&A with Howie Liu

Howie Liu

About: Howie Liu is the co-founder and CEO of collaboration platform Airtable, which is used by over 30,000 organizations including Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Condé Nast, Pinterest, Tesla, and others. Airtable has raised $10M from investors including CRV, Caffeinated Capital, Freestyle Capital, Founder Collective, Data Collective, CrunchFund, Box Group, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Mahaffey (CTO of Lookout), Joshua Reeves (CEO of Gusto), Ilya Sukhar (CEO of Parse), and Eric Wu (CEO of Opendoor).

At age 20, Howie co-founded the YC and SV Angel-backed CRM company Etacts, which was acquired by Salesforce within a year. There, he lead the social CRM product, including partnerships with LinkedIn and Twitter. Continue Reading