Black Product Leaders
Product School is proud to honor the most influential Black Product Leaders in our community who help create digital products loved by millions
Jules WalterProduct Lead at Slack and Co-founder of BlackPMs
Product Lead at Slack and Co-founder of BlackPMs
Jules is a Product Leader at Slack. He drives monetization at Slack. He previously ran the mobile growth team. He's also Co-Founder of BlackPMs.com. President of @CodePathDotOrg. @MIT and @HarvardHBS alum
Tiffany DockeryProduct Lead at Instagram
Product Lead at Instagram
Tiffany is currently a Senior Product Manager at Amazon. At Yale, she was a co-leader for the Yale Global Social Enterprise, where she helped lead a class of 25 students to Nicaragua to provide free pro-bono consulting to social enterprises in country. She was also a co-leader for Q+, Yale SOM’s LGBTQA Alliance, and sat on the Dean's Diversity Task Force. Prior to Yale, Tiffany worked at Google in both Online Sales and New Business Development. At Google, she gained a mastery of online marketing and the digital landscape, as well as developed her passion for entrepreneurship.
Jon BellSr. Product Manager at Netflix
Sr. Product Manager at Netflix
Jon is a Sr. product Manager at Netflix. Before, he was building products at Mailchimp and Udacity. He strives to mix innovation, design, data and technology to build solutions that add exponential value to products.
Jesse OwensDirector of Product at Mastercard
Director of Product at Mastercard
Jesse is a technology product leader with experience spanning across multiple industries including FinTech, Education, and Military Defense. Currently, he's a Director of Product at MasterCard building innovative Consumer and API payment products globally. Prior to MasterCard, he was a Product Manager at Imagine Easy Solutions (recently acquired by Chegg.)
Theresa JohnsonProduct Lead at Airbnb
Product Lead at Airbnb
Theresa is a Product Manager at Airbnb for their payments product. She's passionate about extending technology access for everyone and finding mission driven companies that can have an outsized impact on the world. She has worked in Silicon Valley, Boston, New York, Ethiopia, Ghana, Japan, Germany on a variety of interdisciplinary business and engineering problems.
Jamal EasonSr. Product Manager at Google
Sr. Product Manager at Google
Jamal is a Product Manager in the internet and mobile industries for both start-ups and large companies. He’s highly skilled in Strategic Planning, UX Design, Analytical Thinking, Go-to-market Strategy, Mobile Apps, and Leadership. Currently, Jamal is Senior Product Manager at Google, where he launched Android Studio, the official app developer product from Google.
Martie BurrisSr. Product Manager at Salesforce
Sr. Product Manager at Salesforce
Martie is a Senior Manager of Product Management at Salesforce, as a Product leader for Elements Marketplace, she manages Partnerships, Programs, and Product for Salesforce's $100M+ business. Additionally, she created a data-driven Product strategy and long term roadmap for Heroku Elements Marketplace.
Lenworth GordonSr. Technical Product Manager at Amazon
Sr. Technical Product Manager at Amazon
Lenworth leads the company’s efforts at Amazon as a Senior Technical Product Manager, driven by a passion for invention and customer-obsession. During his lucrative career, he contributed to many Product managerial roles, supporting small and mid-size ventures as well as successful enterprises such as Amazon and Verizon.
Dianthe van VelzenProduct Manager at Facebook
Product Manager at Facebook
Dianthe van Velzen
Dianthe is a Product Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the Tech industry. Skilled in business strategy, data analytics and the principles of UX design. Prior to Facebook, she has worked at Booking.com, Microsoft and several startups with a MSc in Marketing Management from RSM Erasmus University.
Philippe de LurandProduct Manager at Google
Product Manager at Google
Philippe de Lurand
Philippe is a Product Manager at Google. He is a leader who loves solving problems with technology to create solutions that benefit society. An expert at managing large product teams with diverse stakeholders across different teams.
Asia MariahFmr Product Manager at Esteé Lauder
Fmr Product Manager at Esteé Lauder
Asia Mariah is a user centric and data informed technologist with over 8 years of digital marketing and product experience. She has worked at Esteé Lauder as a Product Manager. Asiah is a skilled strategist in aligning people, process, and products within the beauty, financial technology, and high growth startup space.
Rory ScottSr. Product Manager at Visa
Sr. Product Manager at Visa
Rory is a Senior Product Manager at Visa focused on token provisioning and the SDK for issuer wallets. With 7 years in product management, 5 of those have been in the payments space. Prior to Visa, Rory was a Product Manager on the Macys.com Purchase & Delivery team
Kwame OdameProduct Manager at Verizon
Product Manager at Verizon
Kwame is a Product Manager at Verizon, where he helps to build the future of media commerce. Over the last two years, Kwame has worked within the payments industry, developing industry-standard web & app-based authentication solutions to ensure a safe and secure authentication experience for cardholders.
Nyasha GutsaHead of Product at Occupier
Head of Product at Occupier
Nyasha is a Head Of Product at Occupier. He used to work as a Senior PM at WeWork. He has experience in building enterprise solutions for the world's biggest real estate and construction companies so that they can manage their costs and pay their contractors faster.
Keisha JohnsonProduct Manager at Pluralsight
Product Manager at Pluralsight
Keisha is a Product Manager at Pluralsight. She started her career as a Business Analyst, She is a voracious competitor, a passionate & empathetic PM. Outside of work she is an education junky, a softy for service, a lover of sports, and a fierce competitor.
Matt WilliamsProduct Manager at Quibi
Product Manager at Quibi
Matt is Product Manager at Quibi. He's former Product Manager at Spotify, Freewheel and Nielsen. He's smart creative with deep experience in monetization, big data, consumer product development, media/entertainment, and team building.
Felix AmoruwaSr. Product Manager at Splunk
Sr. Product Manager at Splunk
Felix is an experienced Product Manager passionate about Aerospace, Computational Engineering Science, Machine Learning and data mining. He is currently holding the position of Senior Product Manager at Splunk. At the beginning of his career, Felix was a Senior Software Engineer at IBM, where he worked for almost 5 years. After this experience, he founded his own company, the OFACS, where he was the 2012 Finalist for $8M grant proposal with the US Department of Energy.
Melody IvoryFmr Product Manager at Google
Fmr Product Manager at Google
Melody is former Product Manager at Google and GE. She's now Founder/CEO of ethiom, she advocates against tech harm with and for womxn* of color so they feel empowered, included, and connected in shaping the experiences, products, and industry.
Kenyon ManuProduct Lead at Carvana
Product Lead at Carvana
Kenyon is a data driven Product Manager with a deep understanding of SEO and an extensive background in marketing. He has a Full Stack Development Certification, studied Web Design and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management and Operations. Kenyon has previously worked as SEO Product Manager at Amazon, Overstock and T-mobile. At Overstock.com he conducted pre-development and post deploy technical reviews, led a team of analysts and strategiest and created strategic initiatives. Today, he is a Senior SEO Product Manager at Carvana and an instructor at Product School.
Raymond KingManaging Director at Devbridge
Managing Director at Devbridge
Raymond is a first-generation immigrant from The Gambia who moved to the United States as a teenager in search of the American dream. With a background in Computer Science and an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago, Ray is a software engineer turned Product Manager. He held various roles within digital product delivery teams at large, multinational organizations such as Aon and Discover Financial Services.