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CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show

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Your customers crave human connection — to be part of a community — and brands that forge meaningful relationships with their customers thrive. But harnessing the power of connection across multiple digital interactions is harder than ever. In this show, we get some of the sharpest minds from the CX C-Suite to share their stories and insights, so that you can learn how to empower your customers to feel fully seen, heard, and understood — to create customers for life.

Your customers crave human connection — to be part of a community — and brands that forge meaningful relationships with their customers thrive. But harnessing the power of connection across multiple digital interactions is harder than ever. In this show, we get some of the sharpest minds from the CX C-Suite to share their stories and insights, so that you can learn how to empower your customers to feel fully seen, heard, and understood — to create customers for life.

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United States

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Your customers crave human connection — to be part of a community — and brands that forge meaningful relationships with their customers thrive. But harnessing the power of connection across multiple digital interactions is harder than ever. In this show, we get some of the sharpest minds from the CX C-Suite to share their stories and insights, so that you can learn how to empower your customers to feel fully seen, heard, and understood — to create customers for life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Uncovering customers insights, straight from the source with Michelle Huff, CMO at UserTesting

9/28/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, host Staci Satterwhite, COO at Khoros, and guest host Dillon Nugent, CMO at Khoros, sit down with Michelle Huff, CMO at UserTesting. As someone who has held marketing leadership roles at some of the biggest brands in software like Oracle and Salesforce, Michelle has plenty of wisdom to share about navigating turbulent economic times, the importance of uncovering customer insights straight from the source, and some of the key...

Duration:00:34:04

Mindful data collection in the age of data chaos with Michael Katz, Co-Founder and CEO, mParticle

9/14/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Staci Satterwhite, Chief Customer Officer at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager, Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Michael Katz, Co-Founder and CEO of mParticle. Michael shares his tricks of the trade when it comes to tackling data chaos and operational complexity, as well as some helpful hints for aspiring founders in the tech space. Join us as we discuss: How organizations can prioritize sustainable...

Why everyone should be a “Chief Value Officer” with Jennifer Anaya, SVP of Global Marketing, Ingram Micro

8/30/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Staci Satterwhite, Chief Customer Officer at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager, Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Jennifer Anaya, SVP of Global Marketing at Ingram Micro. Jennifer shares why she believes great CX begins with great employee experience (EX), how leaders can encourage their teams to stay motivated, and why taking a holistic approach to CX is so important to a growth strategy. Join us as...

Duration:00:36:00

How CMOs and CXOs can work together to optimize outcomes with Julie Knight-Ludvigson, CMO at Unit4

8/16/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Staci Satterwhite, Chief Customer Officer at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager, Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Julie Knight-Ludvigson, Chief Marketing Officer at Unit4. Julie shares her expert perspective on the power of the tech stack when it comes to connecting customers with the brand, the relationship between CXOs and CMOs, and the best collaborative strategies for optimizing the entire customer...

Duration:00:31:28

Why data relevance is the key to customer experience with Richard George, Global Head of Integrated Marketing at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)

7/27/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Staci Satterwhite, Chief Customer Officer at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager, Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Richard George, the Global Head of Integrated Marketing at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Richard shares some of the key lessons he’s learned throughout his career, including how creativity can enable agility, the importance of aesthetics while considering the human element of digital...

Duration:00:26:30

Hyper-personalizing the buying & sales experience for success with Alex Schmelkin, CMO of Unqork

7/13/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Staci Satterwhite, Chief Customer Officer at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager, Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Alex Schmelkin, CMO and CRO of Unqork, a no-code visual software development project platform. Alex shares his perspective on why personalization has become such an important aspect of the customer experience in recent years, and some of the tangible results he and the team have seen from...

Duration:00:28:17

The Secret to Building Trust with Consumers with Kirsten Newbold-Knipp, Chief Marketing Officer at FullStory

6/29/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Staci Satterwhite, Chief Customer Officer at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager, Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Kirsten Newbold-Knipp, Chief Marketing Officer at FullStory. Kirsten shares her tips for fostering a solid foundation of trust with consumers, go-to strategies for bringing products to market, and the story behind the term “smarketing.” She also explains the concept of an internal love score,...

Duration:00:39:29

The future of partnership marketing with Cristy Ebert Garcia, CMO of Impact.com

6/8/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Katherine Calvert, CMO at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager of Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Cristy Ebert Garcia, CMO at Impact.com. Cristy shares more about her plans to contribute as the new CMO at Impact.com, and which areas she’s hoping to tackle first. Listeners will hear Cristy’s perspective on partnership marketing, including the importance of finding the right partners and why leaders should...

Duration:00:27:05

When candidates become customers with Susan Vitale, CMO at iCIMS

5/25/2022
In this episode of CX Confessions: The Customer Experience Show, hosts Katherine Calvert, CMO at Khoros, and Spike Jones, General Manager of Strategic Services at Khoros, sit down with Susan Vitale, CMO at iCIMS. Susan shares her thoughts on the customer experience from the perspective of serving candidates and internal employees as customers. She explains how her ideas about CX have evolved over the years since moving into a career in tech, and why it’s essential for organizations to...

Duration:00:31:03

The Truth of Human Connection: Losing Labels

3/29/2022
Human connection means recognizing that on the other side of the phone, the screen, the label—there's a human attached who feels, reacts, and solves. We talk a lot about confessions, and one of the biggest ones is that we’re all guilty of applying labels to others and reducing their value. To gain his insight, we spoke with Rob Morris, CEO and co-founder of Love146, about the powerful origin of his company, how technology affects his work towards ending child trafficking, and how he...

Duration:00:37:48

Don’t Treat Your Customers Like Tickets

3/22/2022
We’ve all used Zoom at least once in the last two years—it’s even reached meme status. To get an inside scoop and his expert insight, we spoke with Jeff Harling, Head of Global Self-Service at Zoom, about the evolution of CX, the one thing he wished he had focused on sooner in his career, and much more. Join us as we discuss: Itching for more CX goodness? You can find this interview and many more, by subscribing to CX Confessions on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here. Listening on a...

Duration:00:32:59

The Power of Language

3/17/2022
Language is the backbone for creating trust. What does that mean for global brands? In a world full of diverse dialects, we need to aim for inclusivity across services and products.In this episode, we hear from Vasco Pedro, Co-Founder & CEO at Unbabel, about how AI is blazing a path for more inclusive communication and bridging language gaps.Join us as we discuss: Itching for more CX goodness? You can find this interview and many more, by subscribing to CX Confessions on Apple Podcasts, on...

Duration:00:34:11

How Culture Influences Great CX

2/22/2022
You’re growing — more employees, more locations, but the same community. How do you stay true to your culture during a time of growth?In this episode, we hear from Melissa Perrin, Executive Vice President, Chief Culture & Communications Officer at First United Bank, about why CX lies at the intersection of community and culture.Join us as we discuss: Itching for more CX goodness? You can find this interview and many more, by subscribing to CX Confessions on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or...

Duration:00:31:20

Keeping Customers in the Discussion

2/9/2022
When tragedy strikes, people tend to spiral into anxiety and be overwhelmed—that's human nature. But, what if there was a way to ease that burden?It comes down to humanizing the process of filing claims, and iInsurance companies have a sizable impact on what that experience will look like for all involved.In this episode, Linda Goldstein, Chief Marketing Officer at CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, explains the importance of personal touch, respecting data, and why you need to leverage a...

Duration:00:33:26

All Marketing Is B2P (Business to People

1/25/2022
Should we make the distinction between B2B and B2C marketing?Today’s guest says no, because all marketing is B2P (business to people).In this episode, we interview Jessica Jensen, CMO at Indeed.com, about why the disciplines of good consumer marketing are the same as those of good business marketing.Join us as we discuss: Itching for more CX goodness? You can find this interview and many more, by subscribing to CX Confessions on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.Listening on a desktop &...

Duration:00:30:00

CMO Evolution: From Marketing Officer to Voice of the Market

11/2/2021
Since the pandemic began, everyone has raised their standards and expectations of customer experience. B2B and B2C tactics mirror each other, and this is driving the evolution of the CMO role.Our next guest explains how CMOs have gone from being mere Chief Marketing Officers to becoming the official voice of the market within their companies.Lynne Capozzi, Chief Marketing Officer of Acquia, talks with us about: Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:DrupalCalmItching for...

Duration:00:22:10

Reversible CX: Delightful on the Inside & Outside

10/19/2021
Having a community superpower is a great goal — but it’s not an endpoint.Creating a customer engagement platform that runs user groups, events, support, marketing, elearning, and a community driven by a growth mindset… that’s the real objective.In this episode, I interview Scott K. Wilder, Head of Customer Engagement and Community at HubSpot, about evolving a community into a true customer engagement platform.Join us as we discuss:Scott’s origin story and the construction of HubSpot’s...

Duration:00:26:54

Community is more than marketing, it’s about connection

10/5/2021
Community creation isn’t about you or your product. It’s about helping the people in your community find answers to problems and to feel that they are connected to others who are on the same journey.The fastest way to ruin the trust you built within your community is to start trying to sell.In this episode, we interview Vidya Peters, Chief Marketing Officer and Interim Chief Product Officer at Marqeta, Inc, about her do’s and don’ts for creating an online community for developers.Join us as...

Duration:00:26:34

No-Nonsense Tips for Listening to Your Customers

9/21/2021
Most people go about mapping the customer journey all wrong. They pull insiders together and ask them what they think the customer journey is.But you know who really knows the true customer journey? Customers.In this episode, we interview Susan Ganeshan, CMO at Clearwater Analytics, about the importance of communicating with — and listening to — customers.Join us as we discuss: Itching for more CX goodness? You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to CX Confessions on...

Duration:00:34:23

From Tattoos to Teal: How to Deliver Inclusive Experiences

9/7/2021
Most brands would kill to have a fanbase dedicated enough to tattoo the company logo on them. But what if I told you that superfans like these can hurt your brand?Even in sports. This counterintuitive discovery is one of many lessons today’s guest, Jonathan Becher, has learned during his tenure as President of the San Jose Sharks. He joins the show to share how he increased the team’s fanbase through inclusivity and shifting to a more community-driven CX. In this episode, we discuss:- How...

Duration:00:33:47