40 Minute Mentor

August 21, 2023

A Deep Dive Into The CPO Role with James Routledge, VP of Product at Converge

In today’s episode, we’re taking a deep dive into the world of Product… 

To do so, we’re joined by Product legend, James Routledge, VP of Product at Converge. 

James has tons of experience, including helping a NASDAQ business go from 100 million to $250 million revenues and working with 400 person Series B businesses. 

The role of the CPO has evolved significantly over the last few years, so we loved getting a first-hand account of the past, present and future of Product roles, including… 

40 Minute Mentor with James Routledge
“If you don’t work well with other teams, everyone else’s problem will become a product problem.”

James Routledge

Tune in to discover

His own impressive career in Product [01:08] 
The top 3 skills great Product people need [02:59] 
Scope and responsibilities in your product journey [05:42] 
The power of mentorship in Product roles [08:54] 
The evolution of the CPO and putting customers first [12:28] 
Working cross-functionally as a CPO [17:18] 
UK vs USA Product roles [25:49] 

Listen on

Helpful links

➡️ Connect with James: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesroutledge/ 

➡️ Find out more about Converge: https://www.converge.io/ 

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