Perspectives aims to be your personal “career coach” in a newsletter.
Hi, I am, Deb Liu. I have been a Silicon Valley tech executive of nearly two decades. I am the President & CEO of Ancestry, a tech company focused on helping people connect to their family history and tell their family story.
Prior to that, I was the Vice-President at Facebook where I served on the executive team. I led a number of products throughout the years including Marketplace, Facebook Payments, Platform, and Games. I founded Women in Product, a non-profit dedicated to bringing more women leaders into technology.
I am also a mom to 3 kids and a pup named Wonton. I live in the Bay Area with my husband David and her family.
When I started Perspectives on New Year’s Day 2021, I was not sure what to expect. At that point, I had coached nearly 1000 people 1:1 over half a dozen years. During those conversations, I heard common themes for those looking for career and personal advice. I decided to write Perspectives as a way to share the lessons I learned along that journey.
During the past two years, this newsletter has taken off more than I imagined. I have posted nearly 150 posts in 2 years with over 700000 views, so here is a list of great content to get started.
👍Where to Follow Me
📖 Top 5 Most Read
❤️Top 5 Most Shared
5️⃣Top 5 Most Read Paid
🏢Guide to Onboarding to a New Job
✔️Developing Your Career
🤓Especially for Product Managers
I hope that these posts are informative and useful to you on your own personal and professional journey. I look forward to sharing more of my thoughts, advice, and observations with you in the coming months!
Subscribe to get full access to the newsletter. Most content is freely available for everyone, but I added a subscription option for those who want to go deeper and help support this work. In 2023, Founding Members will have a virtual zoom with me. All funds are directly paid to my team (of Caroline and Izzy) to make this newsletter possible.