MIW Disruptive Podcast Episode 2020-012: Anne Griffin – Product Manager | Growth | AI and Blockchain | Public Speaker

Anne Griffin built her product management career working with organizations such as Microsoft, Comcast, Mercedes-Benz, and Priceline. She currently works at Priceline as a Product Manager and as the Chief Product & Curriculum Officer of Tech 2025, a platform and community for learning about and engaging with emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI, and exploring their impact. Additionally, Anne is the owner and Chief Product Coach of Griffin Product & Growth Coaching, where she coaches and advises emerging tech-focused startups and small and medium sized businesses. West Point, the University of Montreal, and Morgan State University are a few of the universities where she has guest lectured. She teaches her own course on Business Applications of Blockchain through O’Reilly Media. Anne holds a degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.

In this episode, the MIW podcast team talks to Anne about her work at Griffin Product and Growth Coaching, Tech 2025, and her interest in Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), tech ethics, and blockchain products that have business value and can make an industry more equitable for partners and customers.

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