Yoav Yechiam comes from an Entrepreneurial background, being a 4 time CEO. He has worked with various companies, startups to enterprise on Product focus and Strategy.
Yoav is recognized as a global expert in the field of Analytics and Optimization. He has published articles in magazines such as Mind the Product and VentureBeat, teaching an advanced Analytics course and lecturing on the subject.
Yoav’s product perspective is known to be strategic and practical at the same time. He’s a hands-on man who resents the 30,000 feet approach that is often attributed to the profession of consulting.
He is a user psychology specialist who focuses on exercising core user problem/needs research and rapid validation processes. In most cases Yoav will work directly with the company’s management, specifically their VP Product / CPO, to lead the Product Strategy. This while mentoring and empowering the company’s Product Managers to excel in their role and eventually take lead and responsibility moving forward.
Yoav holds a B.A. in Business and Economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
He is also a Seth Godin altMBA alumni.
Yoav lives in Hod Hasharon, Israel. Father to 3 boys and husband to the beautiful Dr. Hadas Yechiam, an Emergency Medicine Pediatric specialist.
Yoav is the Product Alliance's managing partner.
Links to Yoav's published articles:2020 ProductX lecture - ‘The beauty of Product intuition and why it doesn't work’ (Hebrew)