Product Lead at Square. Formerly at Yelp and Apple
Jason Purdy is an experienced Product Management Leader with a background building products at Apple, Yelp, The Associated Press, and Sports Illustrated. Currently, he’s a Product Lead at Square. Before that he was a Product Manager at Yelp, defining and communicating Product Strategies and roadmaps, working with their engineering and design to hone and iterate on his ideas.
Prior to that, Jason was a Senior Product Manager at Apple, where he led cross-functional teams to deliver products to hundreds of millions of Apple customers, defined requirements, and managed weekly cross-functional meetings across design, engineering, marketing, and QA. Additionally, he was an integral part of a team that hit aggressive deadlines, ran demos to directors, and managed expectations with executives.
While at Sports Illustrated as a Director of Digital Products, Jason managed product roadmap and strategy for SI.com and Golf.com across more than a dozen platforms reaching a collective audience of more than 30 million and launching the first new digital products at SI for over 5 years such as award-winning NFL Site for Peter King. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from UC Santa Barbara. Jason is passionate about new technology and a talented mobile industry expert.