Shopify's Take on the Strategic Power of Platforms to Drive Growth and Innovation

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This is a podcast episode titled, Shopify's Take on the Strategic Power of Platforms to Drive Growth and Innovation. The summary for this episode is: Brandon Chu, VP Product & GM of Platform at Shopify, built his own flavor of product management. Learn how he thinks about the strategic benefits of building a platform, what Shopify’s underlying product philosophy is, how they think about competing with applications built on their platform and more.
Brandon explains what goes into his "own flavor" of product management
00:47 MIN
The story of how Shopify's platform was created
01:29 MIN
Brandon explains the strategic benefit of Shopify's building a platform
01:14 MIN
Shopify's internal product philiosophy
00:09 MIN
Brandon shares the two main risks of developing a platform
01:14 MIN
Brandon answers, "How do you think about competing with applications built on Shopify's platform?"
01:37 MIN

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Brandon Chu, VP Product & GM of Platform at Shopify, built his own flavor of product management. Learn how he thinks about the strategic benefits of building a platform, what Shopify’s underlying product philosophy is, how they think about competing with applications built on their platform and more.