About

Having worked with B2B, B2C, and platform products over the last 15 years, including the last 6+ at Airbnb, I have a unique understanding of what is necessary to launch products that resonate with users, and of how to bring those products to market quickly. I teach and coach at both General Assembly and UC Berkeley Executive Education, and am passionate about helping teams use strong product development methodology!

As a mentor, I can help you:
- Build a product strategy and roadmap for your product
- Create a compelling story and/or presentation for your product plans
- Determine what metrics you should use to measure your product success
- Structure your customer research and capture customer insights
- Improve how your product team works, increasing speed and results
- Come up with a personal development plan to build your product skills
- Build a recruiting strategy, prepare for interviews, resume and LinkedIn profile reviews
- Navigate a career change, into product management, or something else!
- Improve your program or project management skills to better execute projects

As a mentee, you’ll have hands on support from me as you work to achieve your goals. Email or text me at any time and I’ll respond within 48 hours, and we can set up video calls as needed. Add any questions you have for me to your application, and know you’ll have a 7 day free trial as we start working together for us to make sure the mentorship is the right fit!


What mentees say

Maggie

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5 out of 5 stars

My session with Colleen was amazing in so many ways, but here’s what I loved most: 1) Her ability to bring focus and clarity to our conversation. There are many challenges in my role and I was floundering to express them clearly. Colleen was able to catch that and helped me clarify my goals before we went deeper into our discussions. 2) Her active listening skills. I’ve always felt that “What I’m hearing is … Does that resonate?” is an underrated formula for a productive mentoring session. Colleen asked clarifying questions to make sure that she had all the relevant information to provide the best possible answer for my unique situation. 3) Colleen not only shared her knowledge and wisdom during our session, but also went above and beyond and wrote down the key takeaways in a shared document, so I had something tangible to work from. I’m sure I’ll keep revisiting this document as I grow in my career! Highly recommend her services to anyone seeking advice in product management!

Varun

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5 out of 5 stars

Colleen brought a unique and valuable perspective to help shape my resume from the position of an experienced hiring manager. She was gracious with sharing frameworks to structure the resume and patient with providing several cycles of detailed feedback on it. I would highly recommend her to others.

Varun

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5 out of 5 stars

Colleen went above and beyond with her time and knowledge sharing to help come up with very specific and actionable takeaways to implement for my career goals. Would highly recommend her as a mentor!

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Mentorship Plan

$550 / month

Includes up to 2 live sessions per month for those looking for a few calls in addition to email/chat

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