Fireside Chat With Amory Wakefield, Chief Product Officer at Hydrow

Amory Wakefield is Chief Product Officer at Hydrow, the leading at-home connected rower that brings the on-water experience of rowing straight to your home. As a strategic leader, she has built high-performing product teams and successfully launched key products at technology companies of all sizes, including True Fit, E Ink, Continuum Managed Services, and Texas Instruments. She holds a BS and an MS in Electrical Engineering from MIT.

In this fireside chat moderated by Sooah Cho, Underscore Investor, Amory shares insights and stories about building successful products and product teams. She digs into:

  • Balancing vision and customer data
  • Managing Founder and Product Leader relationship dynamics
  • The best way to approach a new product leader role
  • Determining the minimum investment required for a product test
  • And so much more!

Hear the full conversation:


This event was part of our Core Collective Series, a string of events aimed at uncovering and sharing collective learnings from the Underscore Core community.

Want more Core Collective Series insights? Hear about fundraising, scaling GTM, and hiring at the earliest stages with Helen Adeosun, Founder and CEO of CareAcademy. Or learn about leadership, company culture, and exit strategies from Corey Thomas, CEO of Rapid7.