Michelle Yick
Sr. Product Manager at Wattpad
Professional Background

Michelle is a creative strategist with a decade of experience in strategy, technology, and design across consumer, SaaS, and marketplace products. She enjoys solving complex problems with innovative solutions that benefit people, business, and society.

As a servant leader, Michelle excels at leading entrepreneurial teams to build, measure, and learn fast. Her superpower is curiosity - she will keep asking "why" or "how" to unpack problems and generate new ideas. Michelle is a fierce advocate for equity, diversity & inclusion, and she is not afraid to push for change.

Currently, Michelle is building the future of the creator economy for writers and exploring the impacts of AI and web3 on the creative industry.

Co.Lab Mentorship

As a Mentor, Michelle dedicates her time and expertise to guide aspiring product managers, designers, and developers. Committing 3-4 hours per week over an 8-week period for the Bootcamp and 7-9 hours for the entire Sprint program.Michelle influence has been instrumental in the cohorts of SPRINT17, COLAB4, and COLAB9 where she mentored and nurtured talent across two countries, contributing to the impactful launch of 4 products and 27 portfolios.

Michelle's PM mentees have transcended boundaries, leaving an indelible mark on the professional landscape. Notably, their significant contributions at esteemed companies such as Viral Nation and Cadre.

Mentored 34 students

Provided over 100 hours of personalized guidance
Helped ship 4 products and 27 portfolios
Top Products

Top Products

Below are some of the products that Michelle assisted she students to ship

  • BookiMi: An event management tool for entertainers to easily book and manage bookings.
  • Pzzzow Head: A text bot that makes winding down and going to bed easy and fun.
  • HelloStocks: A Stock research made simple by mapping news articles to price fluctuations.

Michelle's story is a source of inspiration, motivating others to actively engage in mentorship, embrace curiosity, and advocate for positive change within their respective fields. Her commitment to pushing for positive change and encouraging curiosity is a testament to the value of mentorship in driving innovation and empowering the next generation of tech leaders.

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