Hi 👋! My name is Mayank Jain (a.k.a firesofmay). Currently I am an Engineering Program Manager at Helpshift.

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Lessons for Product Leaders - Shishir Mehrotra

I'll share a summary of the insights shared by Shishir Mehrotra (Co-Founder & CEO at Coda) for Product Leaders. Topics I'll be covering will be "Measuring the performance of your product team" and "Conducting meetings effectively"

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How to solve estimation questions in a PM Interview?

How do you answer questions like: What is the market for driverless cars in the year 2020? Estimate the number of passengers arriving at the SF airport everyday. In this article, I share a framework on how to solve such problems.

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How would I Improve WhatsApp?

If I was a PM at WhatsApp, what features would I like to add? What audience will I consider? How will I prioritize? In this post, I'll share my take on how I would improve WhatsApp as a product.

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Reducing Churn - A Primer

Churn is an important topic for any company facing growth. With growth comes churn. How do you go about it? What steps can you take? What tools can you use? We take a deep dive into how to reduce churn.

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Hey Email App Review — A Personal Take

Hey Email is the new kid in town. Does it live up to its hype? I share my personal review of how I went from Inbox Crazy to Inbox Sanity using the Hey Email App.

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Nepotism is a byproduct of theaters as a medium

"Medium is the message" - This famous by 'Marshall McLuhan' resonates on so many levels. In this article, I'll talk about how this thinking can be extrapolated to all the mediums around us - Movies, Games, Social Media, etc.

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Asset Tokenisation — A Primer

In this post, I'll share how blockchain is revolutionizing the various asset industries like Paintings, Gold, Housing, etc by tokenizing them. I'll walk you through a couple of examples and issues faced by this revolution.

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