Developing Your Product Marketing Career with Madeline Ng, Head of Marketing at Google Maps

Product Marketing is a unique career that attracts many people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. In this week's episode I sit down with Madeline Ng of Google Maps to hear her journey into becoming a successful product marketer. Whether you're looking to break into the role or advance your career, you won't want to miss this one. 

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Questions we cover in this episode: 
  1. How much do you miss the MK’s right now? 
  2. Tell me about your career path to becoming a PMM? 
  3. What’s product marketing like at Google maps? Big company obviously, but you’re marketing a really important, and visible product used by “millions?” of people everyday.
  4. How was your experience at Sloan? What was most valuable for you from that time? 
  5. What are the skills you see consistently in best PMMs? 
  6. What is your favorite product marketing interview question and the best answer you've heard?
  7. As a PMM leader, how do you grow your team and get the resources you need when I’m sure there are lots of competing priorities? 
  8. You’re building out a marketing team and PMM team from scratch. How do you think about the right way to structure that team? What do they focus on first? 
  9. How can you pivot from account management or a different marketing position into PMM?
  10. What do PMMs need to watch out for as they are trying to grow their career? Any traps you see more junior folks fall into? 
  11. What’s your outlook on the career of Product Marketing? 2020 Sharebird 2020