1-on-1 Mentoring Sessions

For Product Managers and Startup Founders who want hands-on and specific advice on their work or career. 

Mentoring and coaching

If you’re a startup founder, or you’re a hands-on Product Manager, you need a mentor. Mentors have been crucial in my life to help me move quickly through challenges, solve issues and grow my career.

Hi! I’m Matthew, an experienced Product Manager and Startup Advisor and I can’t wait to be able to help you.

For the last 15 years I have been working on tech products for some of the world’s leading brands (Vodafone, Techstars) and ambitious startups, and I’ve helped 100s of PMs and founders with anything Product.

Let’s schedule a call where you’ll walk away with the confidence to push your limits in your career and your startup.

Here’s what I promise: If you don’t feel like you’re walking away from the session with some real, tangible feedback and solid ideas on how to improve your current situation, then the session is totally on me, no questions asked!

Take a peek below to read what other folks have to say about our one-on-one sessions.

One-off session

One-off Sessions are a great option if you’re looking for specific advice on a certain topic. A quick and easy call with a Product expert. The time is yours for you to take the conversation wherever you want.  Getting feedback, talking through an issue, brainstorming… or maybe even talking about The Mandalorian. It’s up to you!

FOR PRODUCT MANAGERS

Get unstuck in 60mins ✌️

A mentoring session for Product Managers who want expert advice on topics related to their role and their PM career. Our 60-minute 1-on-1 call will provide you with valuable insights, personalized advice, and confidence in your own abilities.

We’ll spend time talking about what matters the most to you. From product issues, to resume review, to your first 90 days in a new role, to moving into a leadership role.

✅ Live 1-on-1 call
✅ Get targeted advice on career and product issues
✅ For Product Managers 

💳 $45 $89  ⏱ 60mins

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FOR STARTUPS

Expert Micro-Consultation 📲

A high-intensity session for Founders and Heads of Product at startups who want expert advice from a mentor with a proven track record. On a typical 1-on-1 call you can expect to focus on a pressing challenge, bounce off ideas and receive personalized advice.

From scaling a product organization to setting goals, to product positioning and go-to-market strategy, I’ll give you actionable feedback on what matters the most to you.

✅ Live 1-on-1 session
✅ Practical feedback on product and growth
✅ For Startup Founders and Heads of Product 

💳 $89   ⏱ 60mins

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Recurring Plans

Keep me on retainer for feedback as we meet sporadically, as your schedule allows it.
Master your craft with a mentor at your side. Grow with every online mentoring session and take the next step in your product or career. All on your terms, for a flat monthly price.

✅ Live 1-on-1 sessions every month
✅ Unlimited Q&A via chat
✅ Quick response
✅ Flat fee

(Coming soon)

About Matthew

Hi there! I’m Matthew Zammit an experienced Product Leader and I take Tech products from zero to one.

I have been working on Tech and SaaS products for some of the world’s leading brands (Vodafone, Techstars) and ambitious Startups for over 15 years. During this time, I’ve had the opportunity to operate in various in-house and consulting roles as a Product Manager and Chief Product Officer. This experience has enabled me to develop an evidence-informed way of working that has been adopted by industries like SaaS, automotive, telecoms, fintech, medtech, gaming etc. and across different countries, from the US to Germany to Israel.

As a Startup consultant and Product Management coach, I partner with PMs, Product Leaders, Founders and CEOs, to help them connect the dots and scale their product organisations including hiring, product strategy, road mapping, prioritisation, getting to product-market fit and mentoring product teams.

My mission is to instil confidence and expertise into your workflow, empowering you to take charge of your Product Strategy, Objectives, and Product Discovery. I work to get you to a balance between major product cycle changes and the agility necessary for a pre-Product-Market-Fit stage.

As a creator, I am passionate about working with motivated and intelligent people to build amazing products.

Want to know more?

Message Matthew to ask questions before booking a session

What Mentees say

Matthew’s guidance helped me clearly communicate the value of our product and stand out from the competition. With his help, we had more effective conversations with customers, built a new website, and crafted a VC deck that excited investors.

He has a unique ability to draw the best out of you. He asks pointed questions and helped me synthesize my ideas into clear and actionable points. I learned more about my business and myself during our time together and am excited to work together again in the future. I highly recommend Know Your Social for anyone looking to better communicate their value proposition and drive growth.

Zach Mobius

Founder, CEO, Duxata

Matthew is a clear communicator and really interested in your personal situation. It’s so helpful to be able to speak to someone who has a thorough understanding of the field and experience working in a similar environment. I’ve found mentorship with Matthew super helpful for understanding what I should be focusing on and what my next steps should be. It’s really useful to be able to run ideas past someone, especially since I’m the first and only ‘product person’ in my team.

Meghan Davis

Head of Product, Mind Ease

Thanks to Matthew’s guidance, we were able to refine our message and better understand our buyers’ needs. His clarity and consistency helped us make progress week after week, leading us to where we are now. As a result, we have a clear focus for our roadmap and a better idea of what’s next for our app. We’re grateful for Matthew’s expertise and support.

Mike Bosworth

Co-Founder, WeConcile

Matthew showed outstanding knowledge and abilities to simplify and clarify NeuralSpace’s product. As a startup, we went through six weeks of mentorship with him and came out with a complete redo of our entire communication material, including website content, slide deck, elevator pitch and sales material. Although we communicated our solution in the most technical language, he quickly understood what we do and helped us to clarify it. Overall, I can highly recommend working with Matthew.

Felix Laumann

CEO, NeuralSpace

I remember you being super helpful and enthusiastic during our 3 month engagement. You gave us a ton of tips that proved to be invaluable when we were building out the product.
Adrian Mizzi

CTO and Co-founder, Weavr

Working with Matthew has been a game-changer for me. I just moved to a new Head of Product role was was finding it difficult to prove myself and communicate better with senior management. Matthew suggested I create a Strategy document and took me through some detailed examples. It’s been a great tool to show that I have a plan and prove my capabilities!

What I liked most about working with Matthew was his different insights as a fellow product person. I’d definitely recommend his service, especially to those in different industries. Sometimes having an outside perspective can make all the difference. Thanks again, Matthew!

Sharon Zahra

Head of Product, OpenTag

Matthew helped me overcome my struggles with finding the right words and integrating a story into my pitch. After working together, I now have a clearer vision of how to describe and tell a story in a pitch. I’m particularly happy with the elevator pitch we developed – it’s really good! Overall, I’m really pleased with the work we’ve done together and I would highly recommend Matthew to others. Bonus points for being such a pleasure to work with!

Jennifer Lehr

CEO, Co-Founder, WeConcile

Matthew has been a great mentor for us. He took the time to understand our product, our goals and our technology. He helped us to explain our ideas in a simple way and gave us valuable feedback as well.

PS: You are a true inspiration to the Product geek inside me!

Mohammad Issa

Co-Founder & Head of Product, Onex

This call was super helpful to help me reflect on my job application process. I learnt the difference between a product builder and a product manager and found what I should focus on based on my experience. I really like Matthew’s ability to understand and reflect on my case. If you’re struggling with you PM career, chech with Matthew!

Hasan Dayoub

AI Product Manager, Future LabY Technology

Big thanks from both of us. Really enjoyed working with you and am especially pleased with the results. I’ll let you know once launched. :)

Edgar Aronov

Co-founder, Eventornado

Matthew’s authenticity and presence really stood out to me. He was genuinely interested in listening to my problems and pain points, which is a sign of a great product leader. I appreciated his live brainstorming conversations and the comfortable space he provided for me to run different ideas by him. Most importantly, he provided practical solutions with clear examples tailored to my unique needs. Thanks to Matthew’s guidance, I now have a clearer vision of the steps I need to take to conduct user research and manage expectations with the CEO.

Sally Jessup

Sr. Product Manager, Jaspr Health

Thanks for given consultation! It felt light and meaningful at the same time. Matthew gave me detailed answers and I really liked the eye-to-eye and light conversation. The rich experience resonates with my current challenges, and I could see taht he understands what is is talking about”

Amon Fayz

Product Intern, Venture LAB EMEA

What I appreciated most about working with Matthew was his willingness to invest significant time and attention in our sessions. He was a great listener and offered practical solutions for my needs. I found it extremely helpful to learn about his own experiences and how he tackled similar issues, which gave me a new perspective on my own situation.

Matthew was a tremendous help in guiding me to think about my longer-term career goals and career experiments. He provided validation for some of my ideas, as well as offered valuable insights and thought-provoking questions to help me explore my options more fully.

I would highly recommend Matthew’s services to anyone looking to gain clarity and direction in their career goals. He is a dedicated mentor who truly cares about his clients and goes above and beyond to help them succeed.

Nick Zervoudis

Data Product Manager, CKDelta

Before working with Matthew we were struggling with communicating clearly the value we provide. After, I felt that we have more clarity on how and where we should communicate with the audience. We worked together on our 5 year vision and the strategy to get there.

Very glad we took the time to do it, it was very helpful for us to start planning this. Also, the way he presents his work makes the whole thing even better!

Sean Aquilina

Founder and CEO, eggcrate

Topics

  • Product Management
  • Product Strategy
  • Product Vision
  • Product Requirements
  • Product Roadmap
  • Product Discovery
  • Prioritization
  • Metrics
  • Technical PM
  • Working with Engineers
  • Product Growth
  • Startups
  • Pitch Deck
  • Fund Raising
  • MVP
  • Pricing
  • UX Design
  • Product issues
  • Build a Product
  • Grow a business
  • Build a team
  • Change jobs
  • Resume Review
  • Become a leader
  • Change careers
  • Grow your career
  • Mentorship
  • Coaching

Frequently Asked Questions

Get in touch if you have any more questions.

Can I get my company to pay for this?

Absolutely! Most people get their companies to sponsor mentorship for them as part of their learning and development budget. Let me know and I can share a template with you that you can send to your boss.

Who is your ideal client?

I typically work with people at early-stage SaaS, Tech or mobile app companies. Their experience can range from junior PMs, to Heads of Product, to Founders or other executives. We can make it work as long as you’re open to feedback.

When are you available?
I am generally available between 9:00 and 19:00 CET Monday through Friday. If you need me outside of those hours, I will do my best to free up some time to connect.
Do you offer refunds?

The call fee is 100% refundable if you cancel at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. You can also opt to reschedule your call to a later date.

How do the calls happen?

Calls are typically done over Google Meet or Zoom. For the best experience make sure to have your camera switched on so that we can see each other.

How can I get the most out of my sessions?

Here are some tips:

  • Provide the topic you’d like to discuss beforehand and as much extra detail as you’d like
  • Give as much info as you can to help me understand your current situation.
  • Feel free to record the session to review it later. You can use Loom to record your screen.
  • Come into the call with realistic expectations
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions during the call. The more back and forth we go the deeper we can get into the topic
  • Feel free to ask me to challenge your assumptions or to brainstorm with you
  • Enjoy it :) I’m your biggest fan to see you succeed. Frequently mentees keep in touch long after our sessions
Do I need a Mentor or a Consultant?

Mentorship is great if you want someone to walk with you through your thought process, help you solve a challenge or share their views from their experience. The mentor is only with you for the duration of the session, or when you need them sporadically.

A Consultancy package is best when you want someone to do the work for you and is more hands-on. This might actually be building a roadmap, prioritising work or leading a team. There is an agreed deliverable. Consultancy work is typically charged on a retainer basis, such as 2 days a week or 20 hours a month.

You can check the Services page if you’re interested in a Consultancy package.

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