7min Product Master Series

Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi

Exclusive insights from the brightest minds in product (design, research and product management), hosted by Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi. Learn more at www.7minproductmasterseries.com

Start Here
E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC
5d ago
E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC
Our guest today is Godfrey Kimani 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest:Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer at Safaricom PLC. Godfrey is a problem solver who cares about crafting products and experiences that leave a positive impact on people, the environment, and society. He's excited by the process of deriving user needs from research, creatively leveraging the power of technology to satisfy those needs, and thinking critically about the constraints and edge cases to make sure that the solution scales.You can find Godfrey on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/godfrey-kimani/ and on Twitter as (@kimani_godfrey4): twitter.com/kimani_godfrey4.--Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show
E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC
5d ago
E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC
Our guest today is Godfrey Kimani 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest:Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer at Safaricom PLC. Godfrey is a problem solver who cares about crafting products and experiences that leave a positive impact on people, the environment, and society. He's excited by the process of deriving user needs from research, creatively leveraging the power of technology to satisfy those needs, and thinking critically about the constraints and edge cases to make sure that the solution scales.You can find Godfrey on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/godfrey-kimani/ and on Twitter as (@kimani_godfrey4): twitter.com/kimani_godfrey4.--Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show
E6: Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead 🏭 Wasoko
Jul 28 2022
E6: Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead 🏭 Wasoko
Our guest today is Dennis Gikunda 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest:Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead at Wasoko. Dennis is mainly a product designer & strategist currently focused on solving complex problems in retail, across Africa. Passionate about creating meaningful products that have a positive impact on people's lives.You can find Dennis on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/dennis-mugambi/ and on Twitter as (@DennoMugz): twitter.com/DennoMugz.--Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show
E5: Andrew O’Regan, Interaction Director 💊 Novartis
Jul 18 2022
E5: Andrew O’Regan, Interaction Director 💊 Novartis
Our guest today is Andrew O’Regan 🇮🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest:Andrew O’Regan, Interaction Director (Interim) at Novartis. Andrew has worked in design since the mid 00s, and currently is a design leader and manager. He really believes in deep cross functional collaboration and teams built with this as a principle, but ideally he'd prefer to be growing vegetables.You can find Andrew on LinkedIn at: Twitter @fantoraygun and personal website:   Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: Give me a brief definition of ux design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every ux designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show
E4: Sharon Wangari, Product Design Lead 💰 Paystack
Jul 13 2022
E4: Sharon Wangari, Product Design Lead 💰 Paystack
Our guest today is Sharon Wangari 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest:Sharon Wangari, Product Design lead at Paystack. She is a problem solver. She's worked with cross-functions across Africa to create value within the Healthcare, Logistics Retail FinTech, spaces. You can find Sharon on LinkedIn at: --Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show
E3: Tessie Waithira, Mixed-Methods Researcher 🎯 Qhala
Jun 30 2022
E3: Tessie Waithira, Mixed-Methods Researcher 🎯 Qhala
Our guest today is Tessie Waithira 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest:Tessie Waithira, Researcher at Qhala. She's a mixed-methods researcher based in Nairobi Kenya. She studies and thinks about the social, cultural, and economic effects of technology to uncover needs, barriers, and opportunities, and how we can develop impactful solutions. Qhala is a digital consulting firm in Nairobi, Kenya. You can find Tessie on LinkedIn at: You can find her on Twitter at:   Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: (1) What's the biggest research mistake you've ever made and what did you learn? (2) What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why? (3) What’s the best research or business advice you’ve ever received? (4) What’s working best in your research process right now? (5) What's the one thing every researcher should learn? (6) What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show
E2: Lorine Phoebe, Product Manager 🛍  Kasha Global, Inc.
Jun 15 2022
E2: Lorine Phoebe, Product Manager 🛍 Kasha Global, Inc.
Our guest today is Lorine Phoebe 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (6mins). Listen in and enjoy!Guest: Lorine Phoebe, Product Manager at Kasha Global, Inc. Solving problems is her forte. Comedy is her go-to remedy. Kasha is an innovative e-commerce platform based in East Africa, built for women's health, personal care, and beauty products accessibility within urban and rural areas. You can find Lorine on LinkedIn at:   Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: (1) What's the biggest product management mistake you've ever made and what did you learn? (2) What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why? (3) What’s the best product management or business advice you’ve ever received? (4) What’s working best in your product management process right now? (5) What's the one thing every product managers should learn? Support the show
E1: Joy Wambui Taracha, User Experience Researcher 🧪 Antara Health
Jun 9 2022
E1: Joy Wambui Taracha, User Experience Researcher 🧪 Antara Health
Our guest today is Joy Wambui Taracha 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (6mins). Listen in and enjoy! Guest: Joy Wambui Taracha, UX Researcher at Antara Health. She enjoys discovering various people's perspectives on how they see the world and consequently how they use products. Antara is the only virtual-first healthcare provider in Kenya. They brings its members' personalized care through health navigation. Members have an assigned healthcare professional and access to numerous specialists through the app that will walk them through every step of their healthcare journey.  You can find Joy on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/joy-wambui/.--Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.--The whole entire show:Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!--Send in a voice message: this podcast: the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: shared insights on these compelling questions: (1) What's the biggest research mistake you've ever made and what did you learn? (2) What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why? (3) What’s the best research or business advice you’ve ever received? (4) What’s working best in your research process right now? (5) What's the one thing every researcher should learn? (6) What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show