Hi, I'm David Kossnick.

Product @Coda. Frmr Founder/CEO, PM @YouTube & @Google. Father, husband, brother, son, cat lover.
David Kossnick
I work on Product at
, and advise + invest in startups on the side. Previously, I was a startup Founder/CEO, and before that was a Product Manager at YouTube and Google. In my spare time 🥖 🎸 🐈 🎮
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I’m also doing a side project podcast/show about practical tips for AI builders, called Bits and Bots.

⭐ Professional Values

🔄 The best feedback is concrete and fast.

We owe it to each other to be direct and help each other grow. Quickly. Give me feedback about anything specific anytime - I will always do the same!

💡 Great ideas can come from anywhere.

Good culture, process and tools can help teams be stronger than the sum of their parts, and get the best ideas from everyone. This is part of what drew me to working on

🎯 Great execution requires focus & sacrifice.

I love Be clear what’s in and out and why, and then actually cut what’s out.

🔥 Gives me energy

❤️ Making users happy, as seen by 😃 and 📈
🔨Climbing up and down layers of abstraction (code, sql, Figma, pitching, etc)
💭 Reducing brain → reality translation steps
🤔 Learning, getting better faster
🏁 Focus on goals and outcomes, no big egos

More from David

Google Product Manager Data Interview: Define TikTok Success
Don't leave your product management career to chance. Sign up for Exponent's PM interview course today: https://bit.ly/3uM53st Watch our mock Google PM interview. Kevin Wei (Coinbase PM) asks David Kossnick, Coda PM and former Google PM, an analytical question on defining success metrics for TikTok. Chapters - 00:00:00 Introduction 00:00:51 Question 00:01:30 Answer 00:02:09 Mission 00:03:23 Metrics 00:08:51 Types of users 00:15:24 Risks 00:16:40 Follow-up questions 00:19:40 Interview analysis To see more mock PM interviews, you can browse our YouTube Playlist: http://bit.ly/mockpm - Technical question by Google PM: https://youtu.be/gFNOJ5VLg5E - Product question by Google PM: https://youtu.be/e0Nj_eYDj2s - Product question by Microsoft PM: https://youtu.be/aJxiSYiNwXk - Product question by Amazon (Twitch) PM: https://youtu.be/ohVstQAAZyY - Negotiation tips: https://youtu.be/fyn0CKPuPlA Learn more about David Kossnick here: - Personal website: http://www.david.kossnick.com/ - Article on acing Data PM interviews: https://coda.io/@david/how-to-ace-your-pm-data-interviews 👉 Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/exponentyt 🕊️ Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/exptweet 💙 Like us on Facebook for special discounts: http://bit.ly/exponentfb 📷 Check us out on Instagram: http://bit.ly/exponentig 📹 Watch us on TikTok: https://bit.ly/exponenttikttok ABOUT US: Did you enjoy this interview question and answer? Want to land your dream career? Exponent is an online community, course, and coaching platform to help you ace your upcoming interview. Exponent has helped people land their dream careers at companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and high-growth startups. Exponent is currently licensed by Stanford, Yale, UW, and others. Our courses include interview lessons, questions, and complete answers with video walkthroughs. Access hours of real interview videos, where we analyze what went right or wrong, and our 1000+ community of expert coaches and industry professionals, to help you get your dream job and more! #productmanagement #pminterview #tech #productmanager #entrepreneurship #product #prodmgmt #exponent #execution
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