Who doesn’t love a good product management podcast? They provide the perfect opportunity for a time-strapped Product Manager to catch up on the latest updates, news, and trends while on the go—you can sneak in an episode while doing a workout, cooking lunch, or on the way to your product meetup.
As the world of product management is ever-changing, continuous learning is crucial to succeeding as a Product Manager. So we’ve made things easy for you (you can thank us later!) by sharing our top 10 product management podcasts.
Whether you enjoy listening to stories from experts you admire, want to find out the scoop on your favorite brands, or need some practical tips, we’ve got you covered. So grab a cup of tea and a cookie (or two) and add a few of these to your product management playlist.
The Product Podcast by The Product School #
With over 500 episodes to choose from, speakers from the likes of Amazon, Google, and Facebook, and topics that range from “your first 90 days” to “creating fully empowered teams”, The Product Podcast offers something for everyone.
It’s hosted by Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, CEO and Co-Founder of The Product School, who has over 10 years of experience building teams and digital products. The podcast reached 1.7 million listeners in 2021, so we’re excited to see what Carlos has in store for us in 2022 (we’ve been promised some surprises!)
“When we started The Product Podcast, we just wanted to share great product management insights in a way that people could digest on the go. Since then, it’s grown to be something our community really values. We’ve had some amazing guests and created some very special seasons, including Women Product Leaders and Product Authors.
The main thing I’ve learned from hosting the podcast is just how generous people are with their time. These are big players in the tech world—sometimes VPs, CPOs, CEOs—and they’re willing to take a moment out of their super busy days to help the next generation of product people learn!”
– Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, CEO & Co-Founder of The Product School
Product to Product by Roadmunk #
Looking for a product podcast with practical tips and advice? You’ve got 8 seasons right here to handpick from!
Hosted by Roadmunk’s CEO Latif Nanji, each season of the Product to Product podcast deep dives into a specific topic that every Product Manager should master—it could be buzzwords, growing pains, or developing product sense. With a particular focus on SaaS, it features product experts from companies like Atlassian, Asana, and Mailchimp. So if you want actionable takeaways you can implement right now, this one’s for you.
Our top pick: Are user interviews a waste of time? With Michelle Parsons, CPO at Hinge. You can also watch the episode on YouTube 👇
The ProductLed Podcast by ProductLed #
You've likely heard the phrase “product-led growth” more times than you’ve heard "when will this be released?" What you may not have heard is that each week you can get insider info from PLG pros Wes Bush and Ramli John, as they sit down with SaaS leaders and uncover exactly how they use their product to scale their business.
Having written several books, scaled a community, and launched training programs, all focused on PLG, it’s safe to say Wes and Ramli know a thing or two about it. The ProductLed Podcast isn’t one you’ll want to miss—so go on, grab another cookie and take a listen now.
"Product-led growth is changing the way businesses do business. If you want to stay ahead of the curve and take advantage of this opportunity, you need to listen to the ProductLed Podcast."
– Wes Bush, Founder and CEO, Product Led
How I Built This with Guy Raz #
Described by the New York Times as "one of the most popular podcasters in history", Guy Raz crafts a unique space for some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs to share their personal journeys.
What makes the How I Built This with Guy Raz podcast truly exceptional is Guy’s ability to ask a combination of humorous, insightful, and thought-provoking questions to uncover frank and personal insights you’re unlikely to find anywhere else. These stories share the highs and lows of entrepreneurship and the importance of learning from life’s lessons.
And if you want to find out how Guy Raz built “How I Built This”, here’s the exposé from The New York Times.
Our top pick: Ben & Jerry's: Ben Cohen And Jerry Greenfield (2017)
The Data-led Professional Podcast by InnerTrends and astorik #
Hosted by Claudiu Murariu, CEO and Co-Founder of InnerTrends, and Arpit Choudhury, Founder of astorik and Data-led Academy, The Data-led Professional Podcast is for anyone who wants to learn how to master data to build better products.
“Many companies aspire to be data-led. But the fundamental question is: "What does it mean to be data-led?" It shouldn't just be a nice buzzword, because data is a gold mine. However, there are so many aspects of being data-led; it can be overwhelming!
The purpose of the Data-led Podcast is to provide clarity around this concept. Each episode is designed to help product managers understand how they can use data to better approach and solve specific business issues."
– Claudiu Murariu, CEO and Co-Founder, InnerTrends.
Following on from the success of their last podcast series, InnerTrends and astorik have just launched a brand new one, kicking off with the episode “Onboarding In-app Guides: Best Practices”, featuring Chameleon’s CEO Pulkit Agrawal. We recommend you take a listen right here 👇
Our top pick: Onboarding In-app Guides: Best Practices
This Is Product Management by Feedback Loop #
This is Product Management podcast gets into the nitty-gritty details of the Product Manager role, as each expert speaker explores a different core topic to answer the question: “What is product management?” Many of the interviews go back to basics and dissect everyday decisions and tasks that PMs face.
Having run for nearly 7 years, it may be ancient in the life of a podcast, but it’s still as applicable to the modern-day Product Manager as ever. Roddy Knowles, VP of Research at Feedback Loop, has newly taken over as host, and does an awesome job of it!
Product Thinking with Melissa Perri by ProduxLabs #
Melissa Perri, CEO of Produx Labs, brings a unique twist to the Product Thinking with Mellisa Perri podcast by hosting sessions that tackle questions submitted from their community.
Topics are anything and everything product-related, and provide hands-on solutions to real problems that everyday PMs face. Got a burning question you need help with pronto? Submit it here—it could be your lucky day!
Masters of Scale by Reid Hoffman #
Having co-founded and built one of the biggest businesses on the planet (LinkedIn), Reid Hoffman brings a ton of wisdom to the Masters of Scale conversations with founders from companies like Airbnb, YouTube, and Canva, to unravel exactly what it takes to scale from 0 to millions. There are some hilarious, surprising, and uplifting stories that share the human side of what it takes to build a business.
And to jazz things up, each episode features cameo appearances, so make sure you stay to the end. Fun fact: it’s the first American media program to commit to gender balance for guests.
Our top pick: When the Moment Chooses You, Part 1, with Barack Obama (cameo appearance will.i.am)
Human Insight Podcast by UserTesting #
The Human Insight Podcast focuses on ideas, trends, and stories that are shaping the future of customer experience, shared first-hand by experts in the industry. Core topics include the importance of customer empathy, measuring user happiness, and the parallels between customer experience, user experience, and employee experience. This is our go-to for all things CX!
Build with Maggie Crowley by Drift #
What really makes Build with Maggie Crowley so exceptional is Maggie Crowley herself. Leading all things product management at Drift (and also a former Olympian and Harvard MBA), Maggie’s candid and curious nature shines in her interviews, as she shares honest and expert advice from her own experience. And that’s before we’ve even got to the speaker lineup—product leaders from Productboard, Looker, and Robinhood, to name a few.
That’s a wrap #
So there you have our top 10 product management podcast recommendations! We know your time is valuable, so choose wisely and make sure it matches what you’re looking for. Strategic or actionable advice, pro or novice, product management or entrepreneurship—each one offers insights that can be impactful for every product manager.