Chief Product Officer

The Chief Product Officer (CPO) sets the strategic product direction for an entire organization. A Chief Product Officer will take ownership of Product vision, Product innovation, Product design, Product Development, and Product Marketing initiatives. They lead the Product Management organization, supervise Product Managers, and mentor Product teams. The CPO creates a vision and strategy for the entire Product Management organization, markets and evangelizes products throughout the product life cycle, researches and analyzes data and presents results to make informed decisions across the organization, and elevates Product to the executive level. To be considered for this role, a candidate should have an advanced degree or MBA, 10+ years of experience in a Product role, 10+ years of experience leading teams, previous executive team experience, excellent leadership and communication skills, and a superb understanding of data and how to use data to support decision making.

Chief Product Officer job description

Role Description:

The Chief Product Officer (CPO) sets the strategic Product direction, including Product vision, Product innovation, Product design, Product development, and Product Marketing initiatives. 

Chief Product Officer Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Product Management organization, supervise Product Managers, and mentor Product teams.

  • Create a vision and strategy for the entire Product Management organization.

  • Market and evangelize Products throughout the Product life cycle.

  • Research and analyze data and present results to make informed decisions across the organization.

  • Elevate Product to the executive level.

Chief Product Officer Requirements:

  • Advance degree or MBA is strongly preferred.

  • 10+ years of experience in a Product role.

  • 10+ years of experience leading teams.

  • Previous executive team experience is strongly preferred.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills. 

  • Excellent understanding of data and how to use data to support decision-making.


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