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Ep. 37

Building products people love

How to build truly great products as a remote company?

Job van der Voort is the Co-founder and CEO of Remote and former VP of Product at GitLab. In this episode, he shares the lessons learned through building some of the most successful products that transformed the world of remote.
Topics we discussed:
  • Job's role in product creation and the early days at GitLab
  • What makes a product great vs. good
  • How to judge the quality of a product
  • How to gather insightful user feedback
  • Lessons from scaling a product team.
Find the full transcript here.
Stay tuned for the next episode with Jordan Husney from Parabol on holding effective meetings.

About your hosts

Sondre Rasch

Co-founder & CEO
Sondre co-founded SafetyWing together with Sarah Sandnes and Hans Kjellby. Born in Bergen, Norway, he studied economics and computer science, before starting work as a policy advisor for the government of Norway advising on social policies. After getting frustrated with the slow pace of government change, Sondre first founded SuperSide (YC W16), a platform for freelance designers. It was here he discovered the lack of a safety net for online remote workers. SafetyWing was then born with the aim of building a global social safety net.

Job van der Voort

Cofounder & CEO
Job is the CEO and Cofounder of - a company with the mission to simplify how companies can hire the best talent, no matter where they are in the world.
Before founding Remote, Job was VP of Product at GitLab and enabled growth from five to 450 employees.
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