On CTO Connection, we mostly focus on the engineering side of tech, but today, we’re taking a break to look at product. Our guest Adam Nash, Vice President of Product and Growth at Dropbox, discusses the importance of defining the role of product in a tech company and why he believes delighting customers is just as crucial as making decisions based on metrics.
Tune in to learn why Adam believes so strongly in the concept of delight and how he balances metrics with listening to customer requests when crafting product strategy.
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