Melissa Perri is the CEO of Produx Labs, a consulting and coaching firm that helps organisations become product-led. Melissa specialises in adding the missing pieces to many Agile transformations: training the product teams and consulting on strategy, structure, and process. She coaches them to answer two important questions – “Should we build this?” and “Why?” Her clients include AthenaHealth, Capital One, Lloyds Bank, Spotify and Plated.
In 2016 she created Product Institute, an online school focused solely on Product Management education and learning, to help enterprise and individual students level up their skills. A frequent speaker, Melissa has had the pleasure of addressing audiences in over 20 different countries. Before becoming a consultant, she worked as a Product Manager and UX Designer at Barclays Capital, OpenSky, Capital IQ, and Conductor. Melissa has a degree in Operations Research and Information Engineering from Cornell University.
Melissa is currently writing about her experiences for O’Reilly in the book, Escaping the Build Trap, due out early 2018.
Design Thinking. Backlog Prioritization. Design Sprints. MVPs. The list of jargon terminology goes on and on when it relates to Product Management. But what does good Product Management really look like, and where do we get stuck? Product Management is a series of decision making. Learning to choose the right path, tools, and frameworks at […]