There is no blueprint for career progression in Product Management. It's common to encounter setbacks, lateral moves, and failure. Xiaodi Zhang, CPO at 1stdibs, has had all of those experiences and now leads a team of 27 Product Managers and Designers at 1stdibs. Learn how she transitioned to Product without training or technical experience, survived the dot-com bubble, and navigated through eBay & Gilt to land her dream job at 1stdibs. Without knowing it, Xiaodi created her own career path. In this talk, she will highlight the key experiences and critical decisions that propelled her to where she is today.