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Product manager at recently acquired fintech startup (great benefits & culture, manager role, little brand awareness, concerns w life after acquisition ), account manager at FAANG (great culture & benefits, $$, iffy role, great brand), biz ops & corporate strategy manager at large TMT company (iffy culture, meh benefits, manager title) What do you do? End goal is product or strategy. <3 YOE

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