Hayley is General Manager for Media and Product Development at NewCo, a VC-backed startup that highlights innovative business practices around the globe through media and events. NewCo is an online publisher launched entirely on Medium. NewCo shares stories from companies who are trying to change the world and have missions beyond the bottom line. Hayley has worked in media for over 20 years, including roles for Wired.com and the New York Times.

Topics Discussed:

How NewCo started a their platform on Medium and the benefits of having a a plug and play platform agnostic publishing strategy.

Working as Director of Product for Wired: Hayley’s role being one of the first Product Managers for Wired.com.  Hayley led two years of site improvements that translated to a record high number of pageviews in 2015 (breaking 1 Billion pageviews) for the 20 year old Wired.com.

Hayley’s favorite resources for staying in the know for her career.

Up and coming interesting career paths: Hayley’s thought on interesting new roles and career paths. 

Hayley’s suggestions for the top skills Product Managers should have: Hint, they are not technical.