How Product Manager Learns Leadership Skills - Ramsey Pryor

In Chapter 12 of 15 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, Ramsey Pryor answers "What Does It Mean to Be a Leader in What You Do?"  Pryor notes it is not only being about a thought leader or focal point of contact for product details but also an effective communicator and collaborator across business groups.  He notes the importance of preparation and being respectful across those teams.  Pryor is currently a product management executive at IBM focused on cloud-based communication and collaboration software.  Previously he was VP Product Marketing at Outblaze, acquired by IBM.  Pryor earned an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain and a BA in Economics and Spanish from Northwestern University.