The FishmanAF Newsletter - possibly the most fun newsletter on Substack.

I’ll tackle questions about growth, product management, working with and managing people, and being a Dad in the startup world. For now this is a free newsletter where I’ll try to put something out every week; eventually I might add a paid subscription.

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Adam Fishman

Product & Growth Exec; EIR @Reforge. Former CPO Imperfect Foods, VP Product & Growth at Patreon, Head of Growth for Lyft. Hockey player. Dad. Michigan alum.