Hi, my name is Ken Norton.
I’m an executive coach, speaker, and writer.
Before becoming a full-time executive coach, I spent more than fourteen years as a product leader at Google where I worked on products that today are used by more than three billion people worldwide.
The classic essay that defined the product manager role
What product managers can learn from jazz musicians
Why you need a thirty-year product vision (yes, thirty)
Companies should embrace multitrack job ladders for product managers who prefer product leadership to people management
The McElroy Brand Management Memo is ninety years old
Launching a second product is hard. Plus: the early days at Amazon, CNET, and Microsoft
How a company's view of technology, product leadership, and empowerment contribute to product success
My foreword to Product Leadership, by Banfield, Eriksson and Walkingshaw
How do you organize engineering around use cases?
Should product managers have a computer science degree?
Tips for how product managers should approach their first month
Looking back on ten years of How to Hire a Product Manager
Google's first enterprise PM can teach us about product roadmaps