The rise and changing role of product managers

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money is on my mind — as well as in the minds of product managers, who are increasingly in charge of business results and even suggesting mergers and acquisitions. As for HubSpot CEO Yamini Rangan, she’s been thinking about how generative AI could translate into revenue. Meanwhile, Arm follows the money trail by listing in New York and not London. — Ana

A changing C-suite

When YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki stepped down in March, it was chief product officer Neal Mohan who was promoted to his previous position. Was that a sign of the rise of CPOs?

Perhaps, because Mohan is not the only CPO to take over as CEO. This is one of the findings of the 2023 CPO Outlook ReportWritten by Capgemini and Products That Count.

As the name suggests, Products That Count has a horse in the race: it’s a community for product managers to help accelerate their careers. As such, it offers insight into how the role and importance of CPOs has changed in recent years.


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