Melissa Niu

Melissa Niu

Product Manager at Lyft

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My name is Melissa Niu and I am currently a Product Manager at Lyft working on driver app experiences and supply management. Previous to Lyft, I have held a variety of product roles in enterprise software (Outlook/Exchange), search UX (Bing), and content driven ML products (Glassdoor). Happy to chat about PM development, career management, the role or product in various companies/teams, or anything else you might want help with. Looking forward to meeting you!

Hey, I'm available every Tuesday at 5:30 PM (GMT)

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  June 16, 2020
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Managing Up: Regular One-On-Ones versus Career One-On-Ones
16 April

Melissa Niu shares how she wrestled with managing up and the steps she took to ensure that her career trajectory was advocated for.

Career Path
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Melissa Niu

Melissa Niu

Product Manager at Lyft

It’s Never Too Late in a Product to Conduct User Research
16 April

Melissa Niu talks about the challenge of staying competitive in a market and how user research and data can aid in this undertaking.

Melissa Niu

Melissa Niu

Product Manager at Lyft


Product Manager


Sep 2018 - current



Jan 2013 - Apr 2014

\- Worked on a team of four to research, design, and prototype an instrument to detect allergens in food. \- Conducted user research with food allergy sufferers and allergy specialists. \- Presented at Le Laboratoire in Paris during ArtScience Innovation Workshop.

Teaching Fellow

Harvard University

Jun 2010 - May 2013

Taught 7 semesters of computer science courses including: \- CS 1: Great Ideas in Computer Science \- CS 50: Introduction to Computer Science I \- CS 179: Design of User Interactive Systems

Software Development Engineer Intern


May 2012 - Aug 2012

Worked within Exchange to developed an improved UX for the People Connect feature in the Outlook Web App to sync Facebook and LinkedIn contacts to your Exchange contacts.

Explorer Intern


May 2011 - Aug 2011

Designed, developed, and tested an internal dashboard tool to track Hotmail to Outlook account migrations.

Production Associate

Let's Go Publications

May 2010 - Sep 2010

Designed templates, trademarks, & typeset 23 published travel guides for the 2011 Let’s Go! series for the largest student run company in the country.

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