Former Google Exec
Product Management advisor
Welcome to my personal page
I am a former Senior Director of Product Management for Google and former startup CEO. I led products that served billions of users and generated billions of revenues.
Today I am advising management teams in building leading products and product orgs. I am also an angel investor.
I live in Zürich, Switzerland.
More on my expertises
Things I worked on
As part of the early Google Maps team I was head of the Geo Product group in EMEA for severn years. I was responsible for some of the largest global features on Maps, including Directions by car, public transportation, biking and walking. Also I was leading the EMEA rollout of features like Street View. I managed our global emerging markets strategy and was the global privacy lead for Geo. Maps is one of Google’s few > 2bn user products
Google Shopping is a multi billion dollar business driving product searches on Google and connecting hundreds of millions of users with the biggest retailers in the world such as Walmart, Target, Macy’s and Amazon. For 5 years I led global Product Management for all retailer aspects (data, merchant tools, user interfaces, systems) of this two digit dollar billion business.
Product Management Festival
Since 2013 I am Co-Chair of the Product Management Festival, a yearly PM focused conference with thousands of participants from over 45 countries. We amplify the impact of Product Management.
Also check out our PM Exec program in cooperation with INSEAD