82. Creating meaningful conversations within tech teams with Sebastien Prioris


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Recently we’ve had the great pleasure of chatting with Sebastien Prioris, the VP of Product at Unbabel and we’d like to tell you about it. Main topics covered: 👏🏻 The importance of STEAM areas in education for the future ☺️ OSI instead of OKR standing for Objectives, Strategies and Impacts 💯Strategy is about making decisions, building your roadmap and understanding how you can empower your team 🔥 Meaningful conversations mean a change to achieve our product value As a long-term technology aficionado, Sebastien enjoys building products and businesses bringing together people, technology and information. He is passionate about leveraging data insights and has hard-earned experience across a broad range of disciplines to create great value for customers and companies of all sizes. In this episode we’re going to talk about Sebastien’s interests and why he advocates that companies should review the OKR methodology to facilitate strategic discovery in order to create meaningful conversations within tech teams. Time notes: [02:35] A zoom conversation that led to joining Unbabel and a move to the city of Lisbon [17:40] If I could have 14 years next, I would have chosen… [18:43] Moving from STEM to STEAM: STEAM areas in the future of technology companies [24:20] Why the PhD choice: Turbulence measurements in transonic shock wave/boundary layer interactions using LDA [27:40] Transition to the product area and all the challenges that it brought [34:41] Language as the foundation of our civilisation [37:00] Let's look at product management as a spoon or an avocado [39:50] Unbabel technology helping to remove language barriers [43:17] What are the companies that look for Unbabel nowadays? [46:10] Where do leadership conversations usually take place, and what is their value [49:13] Why the OKR method should be reconsidered [52:56] How the OSI model can be translated into product [56:15] Create meaningful conversations within tech teams applying OSI at Unbabel ​-- The Productized Podcast is produced by Productized - a series of interviews with product innovators, successful makers, and entrepreneurs. We hope those who listen to the ideas on this show are inspired to productize. For show notes and additional resources related to the Productized Podcast visit https://medium.com/@Productized.

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