channelExperts of Experience

Dive deep into the world of customer experience. Hosted by Lauren Wood and featuring some of the smartest business minds of the day.

Most Recent Episodes

Eric Wood: 28 AI and the Driving Experience: Enhancing EVs Through Smart Technology

On this episode, Eric Wood, Vice President of Product Experience at Rivian, discusses the future of EVs and software-defined vehicles, emphasizing the need for seamless integration and personalized experiences. He also digs into the importance of collaboration and empathy in design and he highlights the significance of customer-centric leadership and building brands that deliver on promises.

Rekha Srivatsan: 27 New Report Reveals Trends and Challenges for the Industry

On this episode, Rekha Srivatsan, VP of Product Marketing at Salesforce Service Cloud, discusses the findings of the sixth edition of the Salesforce State of Service report. The report dives into some of the biggest trends in the customer success industry, including the increasing demand for personalized and fast service, challenges of implementing self-service while maintaining customer trust, and the use of AI and data and why it’s crucial in meeting customer expectations and improving customer experience.

Ryan Ostrom: 26 Secrets to Great Service at Quick-Service Restaurants

On this episode, Ryan Ostrom, the Chief Marketing Officer of Jack in the Box, discusses how the brand has separated itself from that pack in the QSR industry by placing an emphasis on speed, quality, and consistency. Plus, Ryan explains how innovation can drive business growth and enhance the customer experience, and he reveals how Jack in the Box continues to satisfy constantly evolving customer cravings with digital innovations as well as in-store service.

Danny Cox: 25 How Breeze Airways is Proving You Can Create Superior Flying Experiences

On this episode, Danny Cox, Vice President of Guest Experience at Breeze Airways, discusses the challenges airlines face in creating great passenger experiences. He emphasizes the need for airlines to let go of antiquated processes and mindsets and focus on. Danny shares how Breeze Airways is working to improve the airport experience and reduce stress for travelers. He also highlights the importance of partnerships and the impact they have on the overall guest experience. Plus, Danny discusses the role of leadership in guiding the team and fostering an empowerment mindset.

Frances Molina: 24 Customer Experience Resurgence: The MoviePass Story

On this episode, Frances Molina, the CX manager at MoviePass, discusses the history and revival of MoviePass, the challenges of resetting customer expectations, and the importance of cross-functional collaboration in delivering a great customer experience. She shares insights on creating a knowledge base and simplifying information for customers, as well as the significance of customer journey mapping. Plus, she and Lauren dive deep into various aspects of customer experience and how to effectively address customer needs while also looking after your CX team.

Brynne Henn: 23 Building Trust in AR: Niantic’s Guide to Transparent Customer Engagement

On this episode, Brynne Henn, the Product Marketing Lead of the AR Development Platform at Niantic, discusses Niantic's approach to user-centric design and customer experience in developing AR products. The discussion highlights the importance of prioritizing the needs of customers and using a 'blog before you build' approach to ensure that products are built for customer needs. The conversation also delves into how AR can enhance customer experiences, the fostering of a developer community, and the significance of building trust with customers.

Dan Lubetsky: 22 Advice for Harmonizing Business-Customer Relationships

In this conversation, Dan Lubetsky discusses the importance of one-to-one engagement and the need for brands to capture consumer interest at any moment. He emphasizes the role of building trust with consumers through effective communication and understanding their needs and preferences. Dan also highlights the value of utilizing first-party and zero-party data to enhance customer insights. He shares his approach to staying informed on the changing technology landscape and provides an example of an impressive brand experience with Lomi. The conversation concludes with the advice for customer experience leaders to strike the right balance in the value exchange between businesses and customers.

Alwar Pillai: 21 Accessibility in Focus: Fable’s CEO Talks Design and Impact

On this episode, Lauren interviews Alwar Pillai, the CEO and Co-founder of Fable, a company that helps organizations build accessible and inclusive technology. They discuss the importance of accessibility in technology and the challenges of building inclusive products. They also explore the role of design in accessibility and the impact of inclusive design on user experience. Plus, Alwar emphasizes the competitive advantage of accessibility and the importance of serving the largest untapped consumer segment in the world - people with disabilities.

Shep Hyken: 20 Insights on Prioritizing Customer Experience for Sustainable Growth

On this episode, Shep Hyken, a CX expert, shares insights on the importance of customer experience and the common mistakes companies make. He emphasizes the need for a customer-centric culture and the connection between employee experience and customer experience. Shep also discusses the business case for investing in customer experience and provides tips for moving from satisfactory to excellent customer experience. Additionally, he highlights the significance of the applicant experience and the role of fun in the workplace.

Michael Bair: 19 – The Ultimate Guide to Ecommerce CX

In this conversation, Michael Bair, SVP of Customer Experience at Figs, shares insights on creating a seamless end-to-end customer experience in ecommerce. He emphasizes the importance of investing in all touchpoints of the customer journey and understanding customer expectations. Michael also discusses the key elements of a great customer experience, including on-site experience, shipping and delivery, and support. He highlights the need for clear descriptions, self-serve tools, and resolution-focused support.