A cursory search of LinkedIn suggests there are tens of thousands of people, open roles and companies invested in data platforms. The concept of a data platform product manager has gained a lot of traction and interest in the last 2 years, to the point that it is not uncommon to see a “platform product manager” role, many of which are specific to data platform product. This brings up one of the most confusing things in technology - defining exactly what a platform is (and is not).
Nice article. Very informative. Thanks Eric!