Are Your Lights On?

Are your lights on?

An entertaining look into the human activity of problem solving, this book tells you how to figure out what the problem really is, determine whose problem it is anyway, and decide whether you really want to solve it.

Radical Candor: How to get what you want by saying what you mean

Radical Candor, Kim Scott

Radical Candor is the sweet spot between managers who are obnoxiously aggressive on the one side and ruinously empathetic on the other. It is about providing guidance, which involves a mix of praise as well as criticism, delivered to produce better results and help employees develop their skills and boundaries of success.

Babis Makrynikolas, VP of Prod. Blueground

Babis Makrynikolas, VP Product at Blueground

Babis Makrynikolas, VP of Product at Blueground, a platform that caters to rentals of fully furnished apartments, is sharing best practices for efficient PM hiring, analyzing the different dimensions for assessing PMs, discussing who should be part of the interview process and touch on other topics such as ideas for building a more diverse team, deciding on candidate seniority, and setting a high hiring bar.

Maria Arnaoutaki, Senior PM, Spotify

Maria Arnaoutaki, Senior Product Manager at Spotify

Product 360 hosts Maria Arnaoutaki, Senior Product Manager at Spotify. Maria pivoted from teaching to tech when she discovered her interest in product and software after joining an early-stage Greek startup, Nannuka. Self-taught in coding and data analysis, she’s now a product lead at Spotify in London, focused on platform product teams while also managing a team of product managers.

JADBio awarded spin-off of the year

JADBio Spin-off of the year

JADBio, a leader in Automated Machine Learning for life-scientists, with offices in Los Angeles(CA), Denmark, and Greece, won the 1st Prize as “Spin-off of the Year”, 2021 at the 1st National Startup Awards by Elevate Greece, the Greek Government’s official platform for the Greek Startup Ecosystem.

Marketing & Artificial Intelligence

Good Girl Mafia

Our Marketing Director, a lifelong entrepreneur, talked to Diana Perkovic, founder of Good Girl Mafia, at her podcast, Monday Moments in 5. Diana was happy to announce that Vicki was her first guest ever from the world of Artificial Intelligence. So, feel free to enjoy Vicki’s cascading personality and impetuous mind, talking about entrepreneurship, life, and failure as a growth factor … and a little bit about artificial intelligence.

5G mobile and the Athens Democracy Forum

Vicki Kolovou on Deploying an open innovation platform for Greece: 5G Policy Recommendations

In the frame of the project “Democracy catching up with Technology,” our marketing director had the opportunity to present, together with Ulf Pehrsson, Head of Government & Industry Relations at Ericsson, the outcomes of expert and citizens panel discussions regarding Deploying an open innovation platform for Greece: 5G Policy Recommendations. The event was organised by the Athens Democracy Forum (ADF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Digital Governance of Greece.