Instructor Profile: Aditya Tripathi

Tell us a little about yourself and your current work outside of Experience Haus? 

I work as a Technical Product Manager for Pivotal, we build automation tools for software developers. Previously I was a product manager at Amazon where I worked on technology and tools for the large vendor business. In both roles, I’ve loved helping businesses make the most out of investing in technology while delighting end users of my products.

Did you have a specific goal you wanted to achieve before you started teaching at Experience Haus? Do you think your time here so far has kept you on the right track?

I learnt a lot of things about product management by accident and experiment. In teaching this course, my hope was to pass on my experience to others so they don’t experience some of the pain that I had to. So far my students consistently tell me what I’ve taught them has been relevant to them at work – so I feel like I am on the right track!

What is your teaching philosophy?

I believe effective teaching requires a lot of empathy. You really need to understand your student’s context and learning styles to deliver your content effectively. I endeavour to understand as much as I can about my students through in-class dialog, so I can tweak my content and delivery over time.

What do you enjoy most about teaching at Experience Haus?

At Experience Haus, I meet a range of people – some are only curious about digital skills whereas others are actively looking at transitioning into a digital role. I love conversations with my students about how they could learn new skills and how that might have a real impact on their careers. I also love how much I have to think about my daily work as a product manager, in order to teach my classes effectively.

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How would you describe your dream classroom?

In my dream classroom, I’d be teaching product management to an audience that is actively considering moving into product careers. I think teaching that is intentional about outcomes is a lot of fun! I’d be delivering my material through some classes, but mostly conversation (pizza dinners!) and activity (hackathons!).

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

With Experience Haus – I see myself moving into a mentor or early career coach role. With my job – I expect to work through some wider product challenges where I’m not only building something but also learning about selling / going to market with it. On a personal level – maybe seeing a bit more of the world around me, and focusing on my roots and relationships.

How do you keep up to date with your industry and the courses you teach?

I attend industry conferences when possible. Just last month, I was at a conference called SpringOne in Austin TX – this is an important one for my industry. I also make it a point to meet as many connections from other companies in our space as possible – to talk about what they’re up to and learn from them. All of this conversation feeds into the materials I use in my classes.

Get in touch with Aditya

linked.in/adityatripathi

instagram.com/addytripathi

 

Posted on : Wednesday November 20, 2019