Uizard’s 2024 Product Leaders Awards: Recognizing Top Innovators in Product Management

Uizard’s 2024 Product Leaders Awards: Recognizing Top Innovators in Product Management

Welcome to Uizard’s 2024 Product Leader Awards!

We're thrilled to spotlight exceptional innovators, disruptors and visionaries in the product management space across the globe. The awards celebrate individuals who have caught our attention by making a significant impact on the industry, from seasoned professionals to innovative founders.

This year, we have 100 special nominees. Our community and expert selection committee will vote for 25 winners across four categories:

  • Seasoned Product Leaders: Honoring impressive, senior product professionals who have tackled complex challenges at the highest levels of management.
  • Product Educators: Elevating influential voices who are shaping the future of product management through expert writing, coaching, training, and advisory efforts.
  • Product Leaders at Top Companies: Recognizing the masterminds behind the products we use daily, from social media giants, like Facebook and LinkedIn, to tech titans, such as Google and Dropbox.
  • Founders with Product Background: Celebrating the entrepreneurs whose innovative spirit led them to create their own companies and digital products, driving change in the industry.

Now, it's your turn to participate! Take a look at the list of nominees and cast your vote, choosing one winner per category.


Voting is only open until early April. Don't miss your chance to support your favorite leaders and even connect with them on social media to let them know you voted for them! If you're a lucky individual among this stellar list of nominees, don't hesitate to share the voting link with your community and rally support for your candidacy.

Let's celebrate innovation and leadership in product management together. Join us in recognizing and encouraging the pioneers shaping our industry's future!

Meet the 100 Nominees

Seasoned Product Leaders

Nick Mehta, CEO at Gainsight
Deborah Liu, CEO at Ancestry
Moe Ali, CEO at Product Faculty
David Cancel, Executive Chairman at Drift
Clement Kao, Co-Founder and Product Manager at HQ
Susan Stavitzski, Senior Product Manager at CarMax
Martin Eriksson, Product Partner at EQT
Dan Hockenmaier, Head of Strategy and Analytics at Faire
Leah Tharin, Interim CPGO at GotPhoto.com
Pablo Silva, Head of Product at iFood
Merci Victoria Grace, CEO at Panobi
Ben Foster, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Prodify

Product Educators

Matt Lemay, Product leader, author, consultant, advisor
Steve Blank, Adjunct Professor at Stanford University
Aakash Gupta, Chief Writer at Product Growth
Lenny Rachitsky, Author, Product coach at Lenny’s Newsletter and Lenny’s Podcast
Pawel Huryn, Author, Product coach at The product compass
Marty Cagan, Partner at Silicon Valley Product Group
Shyvee Shi, Leadership coach at PeakPioneer LLC
Dr Bart Jaworski, Senior Product Manager at Stepstone
Teresa Torres, Product Coach at Product Talk
Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know
Melissa Perri, Board member, CEO, Author, Advisor
Dan Olsen, Product Management Trainer & Consultant at Olsen Solutions
Gibson Biddle, Author, speaker, coach
Lewis C. Lin, CEO at Manage Better
Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach & Consultant, Speaker at herbig.co
Roman Pichler, Founder, Coach, and Trainer at Pichler Consulting
SC Moatti, Chair at Products That Count
Dr. Nancy Li, Founder at Product Manager Accelerator
Petra Wille, Product Leadership Coach
Lakshay Kalra, Product Management Coach, Mentor at Meander
Alexandra Ciobotaru, Ecosystem Engagement and Strategic Partnership Manager at Maersk
Nir Eyal, Author
Aatir Abdul Rauf, VP of Marketing at vFairs
Casey Winters, Advisor at Bounce
Christian Idiodi, Partner at Silicon Valley Product Group
Christina Wodtke, Core Lecturer at Stanford University
David Pereira, CEO at omoqo GmbH
Eugene Segal, Instructor in Growth Product Management at Maven
Itamar Gilad, Author, Keynote speaker, Coach at Product Front
Maarten Dalmijn, Speaker, Trainer and Consultant at Dalmijn Consulting
Ramli John, Content Director at Appceus
Anebi Agbo, Digital Solutions Director at State of Arizona
Immad Akhund, CEO and Founder of Mercury, Host of the Curiosity Podcast
Ken Norton, Executive Coach to Product Leaders at Bring the Donuts
Büşra Coşkuner, Founder, PM Coach, Trainer at Producteer GmbH
Magnus Billgren, CEO and Founder at Productbeats

Product Leaders at Top Companies

Scott Belsky, Chief Strategy Officer at Adobe
Shreyas Doshi, Product Advisor at High Leverage
Diego Granados, Product Manager AI & Machine Learning at Google
Nick Caldwell, Chief Product Officer at Peloton Interactive
Peter Yang, Product Lead at Roblox
Chloe Shih, Product Content Creator, ex-Facebook, ex-Discord
John Cutler, Product Enablement at Toast
Oji Udezue, Chief Product Officer at Typeform
Jeff Lash, VP, Global Product Management at Forrester
Annie Jean-Baptiste, Director of Product Inclusion & Equity at Google
Ebi Atawodi, Director of Product Management at Youtube
Elena Verna, Head of Growth and Data at Dropbox
Morgan Brown, Senior Director of Product at Instagram
Siddharth Arora, Head of Product at Yelp
Tomer Cohen, Chief Product officer at LinkedIn
Josh Elman, Director of Product Management at Apple

Founders with Product Background

Eric Ries, Founder and Executive Chairman at LTSE
Ryan Hoover, Founder and CEO at Product Hunt
Julie Zhuo, Co-Founder at Sundial
Sachin Rekhi, Founder and CEO at Notejoy
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Co-Founder and CEO at Ohai.ai
Dexter Zhuang, Founder at Money Abroad
Xiaoyin Qu, Angel investor
Tobi Otokiti, Founder at ProductDive
Ha Nguyen, Founder & Managing Partner at NextStep
Jeremy Horn, Founder at The Product Group
Mina Radhakrishnan, Board Member at Tech Council Australia
Tatyana Mamut, Founder and CEO at Wayfound
Tomasz Tunguz, General Partner at Theory Ventures
Brianne Kimmel, Founder at Worklife Ventures
Chris Bolman, Founder at Brightest
Alberto Savoia, Founder and Innovation Agitator at Pretotype Labs LLC
Alexander Osterwalder, Founder and CEO at Strategyzer
Andre Albuquerque, Founder at OneMonth PM
Ankit Shukla, Founder at HelloPM
Ant Murphy, Founder at Product Pathways
Barry Overeem, Co-Founder at Columnity, The Liberators
Ben Yoskovitz, Founding Partner at Highline Beta
Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO at Reforge
Jason Knight, Podcaster, Founder at One Knight Consulting
Jeff Gothelf, Founder at Gothelf.co
Lisa Zane, Founder at Conscious Product Development
Paulo Chiodi, Founder at Product Guru's
Satish Mummareddy, Founder at Crossing Career Chasms
Victoria Rubanovich, Founder at FAQulty
Wes Bush, Founder at ProductLed.com
April Underwood, Managing Director and Co-Founder at Adverb Ventures
Jason Fried, Co-Founder and CEO at 37signals
Jason Oakley, Founder at Productive PMM
Tamara Grominsky, Founder at PMM Camp
Surojit Chatterjee, Founder and CEO at Ema
Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, Founder and CEO at Product School

Vote now for your favorite product leaders!