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Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com
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Global Product Management Talk With Terry Jones, Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman, Kayak.com

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  • 1. Global Product Management TalkWith Terry Jones, Former CEO,Travelocity.com; Chairman,Kayak.comFor Innovation’s Sake, Reach Through The ‘Bozone’ Layer,Encourage New Ideas And ExperimentationFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPRLog (Press Release) – June 9, 2013 - SAN FRANCISCO -- TerryJones founded Travelocity.com and then founded its new competitorKayak.com. What was the secret to his decades of leadership success?“The leaders at the top need to hear from the people on the line – theclerks, the customer service reps, the people who are actually touchingthe customers,” says Jones, author of “On Innovation.”“They’re almost always the employees with the best ideas for solvingproblems, streamlining processes, improving the customers’ experience.That’s where innovation begins.”The trouble is, in companies where the leadership has made failure toorisky for middle managers, an impenetrable “bozone layer” formsbetween those at the top and those at the bottom.“The short-term solution is for leaders to find ways to reach through the‘bozone layer’ and talk to the workers. Solicit their ideas, implementthem and give them a really big shout out for their great
  • 2. contribution,”Jones says.The long-term solution is to vaporize the bozone layer by changing theculture.“Encourage experimentation and new ideas. When something doesn’twork, kill the project -- not the person! People need to know it’s safe toexperiment and even to fail.”Terry Jones, Founder & Former CEO, Travelocity.com; Chairman,Kayak.com will join host, Cindy F. Solomon, on Monday, June 10, 2013at the simultaneous times of 10:00 AM Pacific Time, 11:00 AM MSTDenver, 12:00 Noon CST Chicago, and 1:00 PM EST Boston.Participants are welcome to listen liveat http://www.blogtalkradio.com/prodmgmttalk, call in to talk on the show(323) 927-2957 and to participate on Twitter by following@ProdMgmtTalk and tweeting using the hashtag #ProdMgmttalk----------------------NOTE: DAY & TIMEMonday, June 10, 2013 at the simultaneous times of 10:00 AM PacificTime, 11:00 AM MST Denver, 12:00 Noon CST Chicago, and 1:00 PMEST Boston.-----------------------About Terry JonesTerry Jones founded Travelocity.com in 1996 andled the company as president and CEO until May2002. He is managing principal of Essential Ideas,a consultancy he cofounded to help companies intheir transition to the digital economy, and servesas chairman of the board at Kayak.com, which healso founded. Previously, he served as chiefinformation officer at Sabre Inc., where he heldvarious executive positions for 24 years. BeforeSabre, he joined American Airlines as director ofproduct development and eventually becamepresident of the division. Jones is a graduate ofDenison University. http://tbjones.com/
  • 3. Terrys New Book is "ON Innovation"This books focus is turning on innovation in your culture,teams and organization.On Innovation has 72 short ideas on how to build teams,create a culture, and select the best ideas. It includes asection on "Innovation in a large corporation"It is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle formatand in the IBook store for Ipad.PIPELINE 2013 MiniConference: June 19thView special re-airingsof presentations fromTerry Jones and Dr. Robert Cooper and then jointhem for live Q&A. Register today for the PIPELINE2013 Mini Conference: June 19th.http://bit.ly/1112KMnAbout The Global Product Management TalkThe Global Product Management Talk is a discussion of vital issuesaffecting professionals passionate about products, business process,product management, startups, marketing, innovation and excellence.Global Product Management Talk: http://www.prodmgmttalk.comFollow for reminders: http://bit.ly/nbw9YrListen on iTunes http://bit.ly/silH98Android App http://bit.ly/tEeWFxRSS http://bit.ly/IyCnJDTwitter @ProdMgmtTalkSponsor: http://bit.ly/gF0Tt3Speak: http://bit.ly/f4xAIWContact: info@prodmgmttalk.comGlobal map of product camps: http://bit.ly/phwTS1-------------------Brought to you this week by:
  • 4. The AIPMMThe Association of International Product Marketing and Management(AIPMM), founded in 1998, promotes worldwide excellence in productmanagement education and provides training, education, certificationand professional networking opportunities. With members in 65countries, the AIPMM is the Worldwide Certifying Body of product teamprofessionals and offers globalized trainings and credentials localized forspecific markets designed to meet the challenges of a constantlychanging business landscape. The Agile Certified Product Manager®(ACPM), Certified Product Manager® (CPM), Certified ProductMarketing Manager® (CPMM), Certified Brand Manager® (CBM), andCertified Innovation Leader (CIL) programs allow individual members todemonstrate their level of expertise and provide corporate members anassurance that their product professionals are operating at peakperformance.http://www.aipmm.comAIPMM News & Views email newsletter:http://www.aipmm.com/subscribe--------------------------------------Sprint.ly. Dont ask how its going; watch how itsgoing with Sprint.ly. You can find them on the web at sprint dot ly.Sprint.ly is project management software that brings in the entirecorporation to the software development process by showing managersand non-engineers a top-level view of what the programmers are doing.Site: https://sprint.lyBlog: http://blog.sprint.ly/--------------------------------------Brainmates.com - Boosting People and ProductPerformance. Subscribe to their newsletter, read popular brainrants,learn about their consulting and mentoring approach to forward yourproduct management career and methods.----------------------------------------
  • 5. Sponsumo solves the headaches of managingconferences and other events, and allows you to focus on relationshipsand sales. Sign up for a trial account at sponsumo.com--------------------------------------Startup Product SummitRegister for Startup Product Summit SF2 October 11, 2013!http://bit.ly/11J59AGStartup Product is a movement for product excellence through cross-discipline collaboration and holistic product perspective. There is alifecycle that every product, startup, idea and project passes through tobe realized. Focusing on where the product is in its lifecycle enables aconversation that brings us all together on what will serve the productmost to arrive at product/market fit, sustain growth and generate revenuestreams.Site: http://startupproduct.comMeetings: http://www.meetup.com/StartupProductTalks/Bring Startup Product Talks and Summit to your community!http://www.meetup.com/StartupProductNewsletter: http://bit.ly/WtN2oYTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/startupproduct-------------------Broadcast recorded live at Studio132 by BZLewishttp://www.studio132.com-------------------Music courtesy of @BlameSally http://www.BlameSally.com-------------------DisclaimerSpecifications are subject to change, without notice. While due cautionhas been exercised in the production of this document, possible errorsand omissions are unintentional.--- End ---Listen! http://bit.ly/16NLiCtCall in to talk on the show (323) 927-2957 and participate onTwitter by following @ProdMgmtTalkand tweeting using thehashtag #ProdMgmtTalk
  • 6. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------NOTE: DAY & TIMEMonday, June 10, 2013 at the simultaneous times of 10:00AM Pacific Time, 11:00 AM MST Denver, 12:00 Noon CSTChicago, and 1:00 PM EST Boston.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Listen! http://bit.ly/16NLiCtBackground resources: http://bit.ly/11cRNuZMark your calendar with the correcttime:http://bit.ly/12vGwblFollow for reminders: http://bit.ly/nbw9YrCurated Content: http://bit.ly/TV4DspParticipate! http://bit.ly/eC3D09Survey: http://bit.ly/XejfWiWhat is #ProdMgmtTalk? http://bit.ly/AlLEbNJoin Global Product Management Talk! http://linkd.in/jRmwRxNever participated in a twitter chat? FAQs http://t.co/Qr2s1o0OLearn How to participate in Socratic Twitter Talk via Global Prod Mgmt Talkhttp://t.co/nV2DZfloLearn about Tweeting Best Practices and Twitter TalkFAQs http://t.co/8WzU7LSfWant to reach target audience of Product Professionals? Sponsor GlobalProduct Management Talk! http://bit.ly/gF0Tt3Join us at http://tweetchat.com/room/prodmgmttalk automatically appendshashtagOur format: we post questions Q1, Q2, Q3 Please answer using A1, A2, A3Questions for Discussion:PreQ: Please introduce yourself, where you are tweeting from & yourinvolvement with #prodmgmt #prodmgmttalkQ1 If company leaders reward middle managers for theirsuccesses, doesn’t that encourage risk-taking?Q2 In your own experience as a business leader, what was the best
  • 7. innovative idea you implemented that came from “the bottom”?Q3 How can leaders win the trust of managers who’ve seen peopledemoted or fired for taking a risk that bombed?Q4 What’s a good example of an innovative company that hassuccessfully dealt with the bozone layerContact Email : info@prodmgmttalk.comSource : Global Product Management TalkCity/Town : San FranciscoState/Province : CaliforniaCountry : United States
  • 8. Register for Startup Product Summit SF2 October 11, 2013 at BroadwayStudios http://bit.ly/11J59AG

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