Former Google Exec


Product Management advisor


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I am a former Senior Director of Product Management for Google and former startup CEO. Today I am advising management teams in building leading products and product orgs. I am also an angel investor.

I live in Zürich, Switzerland.


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Things I worked on

Google Maps

For seven years I was head of the Geo Product Management team in Google EMEA. I was responsible for some of the largest global features on Maps, including Directions by car, public transportation, biking and walking. Also I was responsible for 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

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

I co-founded Peak Product in 2021 to offer Product Management advisory services with a handpicked team of experienced product managers.