Product Thinking
Episode 128: Scaling Product Operations with Blake Samic, Former Global Head of Product Operations at Stripe and Uber
July 19, 2023
In this episode of Product Thinking, Blake Samic, Former Global Head of Product Operations at Stripe, joins Melissa Perri to discuss the evolution and importance of product operations, the role of product ops in supporting product management teams, and the strategies employed to build successful teams and improve the product experience.
In this episode of Product Thinking, Blake Samic, Former Global Head of Product Operations at Stripe, joins Melissa Perri to discuss the evolution and importance of product operations, the role of product ops in supporting product management teams, and the strategies employed to build successful teams and improve the product experience.

Blake played a significant role in establishing and expanding Stripe's Product Operations, leading a global team of over fifty professionals. Under his guidance, the team successfully orchestrated and assisted in over 200 beta tests and product launches annually. Before his tenure at Stripe, Blake held influential positions at Uber for three years as the Global Head of Product Operations and Global Program Manager for Driver Devices.

His accomplishments extend beyond Uber, as he previously served as the Director of Product Management at Shoutlet. Blake is channeling his wealth of experience and expertise toward establishing Product Operations at OpenA.

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