ABOUT THE GUESTS
Alex Hood, Chief Product Officer at Asana, and Abhinav Asthana, Co-founder and CEO at Postman, discuss how to scale hypergrowth products, build community at your company, and stop bottlenecks from happening.
“If you’re going to adopt something horizontally, look for something where the internal champions are from a broad set of different teams that have to work cross-functionally by nature.” – Alex
“Every company is becoming a technology company and, in fact, is going to become a software company, and developers are at the center of it.” – Abhinav
“The intangibles really matter. They set up cultural norms where people feel like they can be productive and they feel like they’re in a supportive atmosphere. If you only consider the outputs and the outcome, then you’ll burn people out.” – Alex
“When every year you hire a company’s worth of people, you have to really think about ‘is this a new company or is this the same company?’ And you really have to put in the work to ensure it’s the same company, and the culture is not getting diluted.” – Abhinav
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