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Interviews with trailblazing marketers, including CMOs, CEOs, VPs, and industry leaders. You’ll hear war stories from marketers who helped build the Fortune 500. Our guests share how they lead high-performance marketing teams, with best practices and lessons that you won’t learn anywhere else.

Most Recent Episodes

Jawad Bisbis: Finding ‘Purpose’ in Marketing With Jawad Bisbis, Global VP of Marketing at Ball Corporation

What do Coldplay, Jason Momoa, and the 2022 Stanley Cup champions, the Colorado Avalanche, have in common? They all partner with Ball Corporation to build a better future. Our guest today is Jawad Bisbis, the Vice President of Marketing at Ball Corporation. Tune in to hear Jawad’s thoughts on marketing for positive environmental change.

George Hammer: Traveling to New Business Territories With George Hammer, Global Head of Marketing of Tripadvisor

Is it best to grow your career by staying in one industry? George Hammer, the Global Head of Marketing of Tripadvisor, suggests that traveling to different industries and jobs is the way to learn more. Tune in to hear from George about how marketers ought to have an interdisciplinary approach and how marketing leaders should make out-of-the-box hires.

Lubor Ptacek: Pointers From a Product Marketer With Lubor Ptacek, Vice President of Product Marketing, Motive

Historically, have some companies underestimated the importance of product marketing for their bottom line? Lubor Ptacek, Vice President of Product Marketing at the fleet management and software development company Motive, shares why he believes modern metrics are finally shining a light on the true “value” of the product marketing department. Tune in to learn from Lubor about the versatile communication skills that every product marketing leader should have.

Mariana Prado Cogan: Making the ‘People Connection’ With Mariana Prado Cogan, CMO, People.ai

Are some marketers losing sight of their department’s primary function? Mariana Prado Cogan, the CMO at the revenue operations and intelligence platform People.ai, suggests that leaders in the field bring the focus “back to the people.” Mariana joins us to explain what CMOs need to prioritize to maximize their tenure and connect with customers. She also recounts her formative years in Mexico City and Japan, and how both cultures have influenced her personal and professional outlook.

Susan Vitale: Starting Small and Thinking Big With Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer, iCIMS

How does one go from being a young marketing coordinator at a company to spearheading its international marketing campaigns as CMO? Susan Vitale, the Chief Marketing Officer at the talent acquisitions company iCIMS, joins us to discuss her unique 17-year marketing journey there. She shares how her early days at iCIMS helped prepare her for the CMO role and offers valuable advice on overcoming self-doubt when stepping into a new position.

Jordan Rost: Smart TV and Smarter TV Marketing With Jordan Rost, Head of Ad Marketing, Roku, Inc.

In the relationship between people and technology, which side is really transforming the other? It is a question that Jordan Rost, Head of Ad Marketing at the streaming provider Roku, Inc., has been exploring throughout his career. Tune in to hear Jordan’s thoughts on how marketers are adapting to new technologies in the TV space and why some traditional TV advertising practices have remained relevant during the streaming revolution.

Siddharth Taparia: Be a Driver of Change With Siddharth Taparia, Global Chief Marketing Officer, JLL

When a CMO joins a well-established company, how can they effectively gain the confidence of the other executives? Siddharth Taparia, the Global Chief Marketing Officer at the real estate services company JLL, boils the answer down to just a few crucial components. Tune in to hear his take on why building trust as a marketing leader requires a careful balance of both humility and assertiveness.

Lachlan Davidson: Making Digital Memories With Lachlan Davidson, Head of Digital and Marketing, Memories Group Limited

Memorializing a lost loved one is a longstanding human custom. But how is that tradition changing in today’s digital world? Lachlan Davidson is the Head of Digital and Marketing for Memories Group Limited, a leader in the burgeoning digital legacy industry. Lachlan joins us to discuss how technological innovation is opening the door to new possibilities in the memorialization space and shares the joys and challenges of growing a category as a marketer.