Kevin Gu

Kevin Gu

Director Of Product Management at TextNow

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Hey everyone! I'm a Director of Product at 1stdibs in New York. Previously worked at Etsy, LinkedIn, Microsoft. I've also taught at Product School and love to hear and share career insights. Excited to join this community!

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8 Years

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Manager of ICs

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The Importance of Aligning on Priorities with Your Manager

9 October

Kevin Gu discusses how he navigated recommending changes to his manager’s roadmap.

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Gaining Respect from Engineers as a Product Manager

9 October

Kevin Gu discusses how to gain respect from engineers as a new product manager.

Product Team
New Manager
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Taking the Initiative to Transition from Engineering to Product

9 October

Kevin Gu explains how he went from technical program manager to product manager and the bias he had to overcome to prove himself fit for the role.

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Personal Growth
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