What do you see? Paperless Receipts

The title of this blog series may confuse people. It may sound rather ambiguous – and hopefully at least a little bit intriguing. But why have I titled my blog as such?  

Every day, something frustrates us. You try to use an app and it doesn’t work as expected…

AGAInst the odds: landing your first product role

I did a Product internship at Shazam during the summer of 2018. However, I’d actually applied the previous year as well – and didn’t make it to the final round. The first time I applied, I didn’t even know what Product Management was. I just thought that the job description…

My Product Internship At Shazam

This summer, I was a Product Manager Intern at Shazam in London. I was fortunate to be Product Owner for a variety of projects across Shazam’s iOS, Android, Mac & iMessage apps. In this blog post, I’m going to briefly talk about two of my larger projects….

A Reflection On Pledgenotes

In this blog post I outline some of the lessons I learned from setting up PledgeNotes — my second venture, which myself and my co-founder Arthaud decided to end in July 2017. This blog is structured around the AARRR metrics. To learn more about the problem, our…

POSITIONING FOR PRODUCT

The purpose of this blog post is to advise those looking to enter Product Management how they can best position themselves to increase their chances of landing an interview. 

Ever Googled “Product Management”? If you have…

What is Product Management?

I was very fortunate to have stumbled across Product Management during my internship at Skyscanner in 2017. And now, I can’t think of any other job that I’d want to do. However, more often than not, when I tell family and friends about my new role…

A Reflection on Stageville

I started to work on Stageville in my first year of university, back in 2014. Now, in my final year of university, and having formally winded down the company, I’m going to try to condense my main learnings into one blog post. But first, what was Stageville?…

About Me

Hey, I’m Simon. I’m an Associate Product Manager at TripAdvisor in Oxford, I previously interned at Shazam in London and Skyscanner in Edinburgh. I recently graduated with a degree in Business & Economics from Trinity College Dublin where I was awarded a Foundation Scholarship in 2016. I started this blog as I wanted to share my experiences as I learn to navigate the realms of Product Management.