Garry Prior has nearly twenty years experience within a range of technology market sectors including mobile, cloud, fintech and telecoms. Most of that time has been spent in product management and product leadership roles, where he has successfully launched and grown a number of consumer and business-oriented products.  Garry is now Product Director at UKFast, one of the UK’s largest independent cloud and web hosting businesses, where he is building the product management and product marketing functions.

Show Notes:

1.43 How not to pursue the latest tech fads

3.55 Encouraging but also reigning in the team

5.44 How product management has changed over the years 

9.30 The kind of people Garry works with each day 

12.40 Approaching career paths with tech people

16.29 Keeping the team motivated and dealing with retention

19.24 Manchester becoming the next big tech hub in the UK

23.53 Additions to a workplace that indirectly affect workplace happiness 

26.37 On-boarding and training in a tech team

30.18 Garry’s career plan

35.16 Future tech items and movements that are most exciting


Location: Northern Powerhouse