Journey from Military to Product Leadership

John Martin, Chief Product Officer - Flagstone

On this episode of Code Bytes, Stephen is joined by John Martin, Chief Product Officer at Flagstone.

In this episode, we delve into John’s unique journey from an army officer in the Parachute Regiment to a leading product officer. John discusses his transition from military to civilian life, highlighting the parallels between military leadership and product management.

John emphasises the importance of mentorship, continuous learning, and a growth mindset in building high-performing teams. He also highlights the significance of creating a supportive culture where team members feel valued and motivated to contribute their best.

He shares insights on Flagstone’s innovative approach to internal talent development and the significance of culture and collaboration in product management.

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