A Playbook for How to Achieve Product-Market Fit with Dan Olsen

2019-06-10T14:31:23-07:00 February 28th, 2017|Business Planning/Strategy, Developing a Product/Service, Podcasts|

In this podcast, product management expert Dan Olsen will share his advice on how to create a successful product that your customers will love. Dan will share his simple but effective process for achieving product-market fit. Dan will share the top advice from his book The Lean Product Playbook, including the Product-Market Fit Pyramid: an actionable model that breaks product-market fit down into 5 key elements.

Dan will explain the Lean Product Process, a 6-step methodology that guides you through how to:

  1. Determine your target customer
  2. Identify under-served customer needs
  3. Define your value proposition
  4. Specify your MVP feature set
  5. Create your MVP prototype
  6. Test your MVP with customers

This podcast is designed for founders of all stages that want to uncover a process, frameworks, and advice on how to create successful products.

Dan Olsen, product management and Lean startup consultant, speaker, and author

Speaker: Dan Olsen

Dan Olsen is a product management and Lean startup consultant, speaker, and author. At Olsen Solutions, he works with CEOs and product leaders to build great products and strong product teams, often as interim VP of Product. His clients include Facebook, Box, Microsoft, Medallia, and One Medical Group.

Dan is the author of the bestseller The Lean Product Playbook. Prior to consulting, Dan worked at Intuit, where he led the Quicken product team. He also led product management at Friendster. Dan was also cofounder and CEO of TechCrunch award winner YourVersion, a personalized news startup.

He earned engineering degrees from Northwestern and Virginia Tech and an MBA from Stanford. Dan is founder of the Lean Product & Lean UX Silicon Valley Meetup, the largest product-focused meetup in the San Francisco Bay Area with over 5,000 members.


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