2 min read5 February 2020
This week, Jamie talks to James Gibson, Lead Product Owner at Revolut. Revolut was named the UK's fastest growing tech company in 2019. James gives tips on how you can implement their strategies and techniques to help your business grow too.5 February 2020
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James Gibson is the Lead Product Owner at Revolut, an innovative fintech global money app. The company has a personal and business app designed to ‘make money work for you’. Starting as a pre-paid card, they now deal in cryptocurrencies, business accounts and international money transfers James works on the business side of things, building out products.
Revolut was named is the fastest growing UK tech company in 2019 and their growth strategy is centred around three things: KPIs (key performance indicators), people and roadmapping.
KPIs – Do you know what you’re optimising for, are you pushing everything in the right direction?
People – Are you hiring and nurturing the right people? How is your team developing? Without the right people, you’re never going to get to where you want to be
Roadmap – What are you going to do with those people to reach your goals? Being critical about bad ideas, just focus on the ones that are going to support KPIs
According to James, the key to Revolut’s success is structuring everything carefully, and then being ruthless in that approach. Using smart experimentation to work out the best way forward is at the heart of Revolut.
James scored 7/10
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
– Mark Twain
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