Dear Gib: What Leader(s) Over Your Product Career Truly Changed How You Approach Product Management?

Me at Netflix in 2005 (Photo by Michael Rubin)

Short answer: I learned from bosses & peers, including famous peeps like Reed Hastings, Patty McCord, and Dan Rosensweig. But mainly, I learned by doing, supercharged by feedback from many “Friends of Gib.”

1991: Electronic Arts (an entertainment SW company)

1994: Creative Wonders (an educational software startup)

The Learning Company 1997 (Reader Rabbit, Oregon Trail)

1999: FamilyWonder, a family-focused e-commerce company

2003: Epoch Innovations, a dyslexia technology startup

2005: Netflix

2010: Chegg, a textbook rental & homework help company


Former VP/CPO at Netflix/Chegg. Now speaker, teacher, & workshop host. Learn more here: or here: