John is a product management leader and educator with a passion for all things product. As a lead instructor for GA’s Product Management classes since 2015, he has taught and mentored hundreds of students, helping them to reach their full potential as product managers. He has also trained teams at Netflix, Slack, and Invitae in product management, agile, and scrum.
John has held product management and product marketing leadership positions with companies serving the enterprise, consumer, and mobile markets, including Oracle, Yahoo, and Siebel Systems. He has also worked at several VC-funded start-ups, most recently as Head of Product & Customer Success at Obo, building products to improve the product planning process. At The 280 Group he provided product management consulting and workshops for enterprise clients including PwC New Ventures, PagerDuty and the Boston Consulting Group. He is a Certified Product Manager and Agile Certified Product Manager and Product Owner with the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM) and began his career at the MIT Media Lab.
In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, John has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program. He also serves on the General Assembly Product Advisory Board for product management, providing input on course materials and curriculum. In his spare time, John volunteers at Veterans in Residence, a startup incubator and leadership program sponsored by Bunker Labs and WeWork that helps veterans become entrepreneurs.
In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.
Intro to Product Management (OLD/NON PRODUCTIZED VERSION)
This class introduces you to key product management concepts: analyzing the market, fleshing out your idea, identifying risks, and validating assumptions.
Product Management Remote (Online)
Gain indispensable product management skills in this 10-week evening or 1-week accelerated course, on campus or online.
Intro to Product Management | FREE Online Livestream
In this free, two-hour livestream, learn the basic elements and responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.
Product Management 101
This class will expose you to all the basic elements/responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.
Netflix Private Engagement - Agile/Scrum
Product Week | GA PDM Alumni Panel: How We Broke Into Product Management
Learn from General Assembly alumni and their journey into product.
Product Management Bootcamp
Discover the basics of product development, product strategy, the product life cycle, and many more fundamental product management concepts in this hands-on PM Bootcamp.
Product Management Immersive
The Product Management Immersive program is crafted by top practitioners in the field, with a specific focus on helping you transition into a PM career.
Break Into Product Management
Learn about the product management landscape, what a PM role entails, who makes a good PM, and how you can transition into the field.