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Jim Stengel, former CMO of the largest marketer in the world (Procter & Gamble), and now small company entrepreneur sits down for intimate conversations with the most dynamic CMOs from all over the industry. This is not your typical marketing podcast, this is a unique look at the thought process and motivation of the CMO. Jim, who put purpose on the map gets in depth with each guest to reveal more about this pivotal role every brand seeks to fill. Through personal and revealing discussions Jim and his guests paint a picture of this demanding position that very few understand, yet affects the entire consumer experience.

Jim Stengel, former CMO of the largest marketer in the world (Procter & Gamble), and now small company entrepreneur sits down for intimate conversations with the most dynamic CMOs from all over the industry. This is not your typical marketing podcast, this is a unique look at the thought process and motivation of the CMO. Jim, who put purpose on the map gets in depth with each guest to reveal more about this pivotal role every brand seeks to fill. Through personal and revealing discussions Jim and his guests paint a picture of this demanding position that very few understand, yet affects the entire consumer experience.
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Jim Stengel, former CMO of the largest marketer in the world (Procter & Gamble), and now small company entrepreneur sits down for intimate conversations with the most dynamic CMOs from all over the industry. This is not your typical marketing podcast, this is a unique look at the thought process and motivation of the CMO. Jim, who put purpose on the map gets in depth with each guest to reveal more about this pivotal role every brand seeks to fill. Through personal and revealing discussions Jim and his guests paint a picture of this demanding position that very few understand, yet affects the entire consumer experience.

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Episodes

Adam Symson | Podcasting is the Future of Journalism and Storytelling

10/16/2019
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Adam Symson is the president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, which is a multi-media conglomerate based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1878. E.W. Scripps is the parent company of, local TV stations (60 television stations in 42 markets) national news network Newsy and popular national broadcast networks including Court TV and Bounce, and more. In 2015, E.W. Scripps acquired podcast industry leader Midroll Media – now rebranded Stitcher. E.W. Scripps is now one of the biggest players...

Duration:00:53:51

Stuart Aitken | Data-Driven Creativity

10/9/2019
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Stuart Aitken is the CEO of 84.51˚, a data science company that connects customers to brands. Prior to this role, Stuart was the CMO of arts and crafts company Michaels and the Global Vice President of Marketing Strategies for supermarket chain Safeway. 84.51˚ has worked with some of the largest retailers and brands – including Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and more. Now, the company has a strategic partnership with Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the United States. In...

Duration:00:50:59

Diana O'Brien | Making an Impact that Matters

10/2/2019
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If you've been with a company for just about 25 years you know a thing or two about the company's culture and values, which makes Diana O'Brien the ideal person to oversee Deloitte's marketing. She is currently Deloitte's Global Chief Marketing Officer. She was chosen to open Deloitte University, the company's innovative leadership education school. She proudly carries out the company's widely understood purpose, "making an impact that matters". In this podcast, recorded live at the...

Duration:00:56:30

Marc Pritchard | A Force for Growth and Good

9/25/2019
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For 37 years Marc Pritchard has been working for Procter & Gamble. After Marc graduated from Indiana University in 1982 he worked as a cost analyst for Procter & Gamble and now oversees their marketing. In 2008 Marc became P & G's Global Marketing Officer succeeding Jim. After some name changes, Marc is now P & G's Chief Brand Officer. Marc leads the marketing of over 60 brands for a company that services 5 billion people worldwide. This was recorded live at the University of Cincinnati's...

Duration:01:01:58

Pete Blackshaw | Utilizing and Building on Traditional Marketing

9/18/2019
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Pete Blackshaw is an executive with an entrepreneurial spirit and a keen eye on marketing. He's the CEO of Cintrifuse, a company that utilizes networks to help launch startups. He was Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble then CEO of PlanetFeedback.com. When Planet Feedback was bought by Neilsen he became their Executive Vice-President of Digital Strategic Services. He is also the author of 2008's Satisfied Customers Tell Three Friends, Angry Customers Tell 3,000. In this episode Pete discusses...

Duration:00:54:08

Raja Rajamannar | On a Journey to Keep Learning

9/11/2019
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Raja Rajamannar is the chief marketing and communications officer for Mastercard and president of the company’s healthcare business. Previously holding executive roles at Anthem, Humana, Unilever, and Citibank, Raja is one of the most respected and innovative marketers around. While you're choosing an inflight film to watch is reading about the next wave of technological advancements. He is on a never ending quest to learn as much as he can through research, reading and meeting with leaders...

Duration:00:53:32

Brian Kenny | Telling the story of HBS

9/4/2019
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Brian Kenny is the chief marketing & communications officer for the Harvard Business School. Brian is the school's first CMO and started his tenure at Harvard a couple of weeks before the 2008 financial crisis. Brian was faced with an uphill battle, so he decided him and his team had to focus on all of the positive things HBS contributed to the world, instead of just boasting services of incoming students. During his tenure, HBS is largely considered one of the best business schools in the...

Duration:00:38:59

Josh Dean | Having a Purpose is Swell

8/28/2019
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Josh Dean has been the CMO of S'well for only a few months, but he is clearly the man for the job. He's a guy who has always put purpose as a priority which makes him right at home at a company like S'well that is taking on our consumption of plastic. Josh spent 10 years at Unilever then became the VP of Brand Communications at Chobani. Before joining S'well he was the CMO for Tommy John. Josh talks about going from being an actor and stage director to being a marketer in the corporate...

Duration:00:45:42

Amanda Tolleson | Building The Customer Experience

8/21/2019
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This is a special episode of The CMO Podcast as it's our first show recorded in front of a live audience! Amanda Tolleson is the Chief Customer Officer for Birchbox and is on the Forbes Top 50 list! Birchbox is one of the first monthly subscription services that sends its subscribers a box of four to five selected samples of makeup. Amanda's purpose is not to figure out how to be the biggest direct to a consumer beauty box, but to build an experience for their customers. In this...

Duration:00:54:07

David Kidder & Christina Wallace | What David Can Teach Goliath

8/14/2019
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David Kidder is the co-founder of Bionic and Christina Wallace SVP of growth. Bionic is a company that helps large businesses scale and staff just like a startup. In April, David and Christina published the business book, "New to Big" which talks about their The Growth OS which is a tool that bionic uses to help established organizations think like entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. In this conversation, David and Christina get candid about how large companies need to approach growth...

Duration:00:56:47

Michelle Peluso | Agility Is Key

8/7/2019
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Michelle Peluso is the SVP of Digital Sales & Chief Marketing Officer at IBM. She has a storied background, from being a White House fellow during the Clinton administration to being the CEO of some major companies including Travelocity and Guilt. Along with having experience as a CEO, Michelle was also the Global Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer at Citi Bank and is currently a board director of Nike. On this episode, Michelle talks to Jim about her mentors and how they played...

Duration:01:01:57

Tim Armstrong | A Personal Mission Statement

7/31/2019
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In many ways Tim Armstrong is a larger than life executive. Tall in stature and tall in achievement. Tim has had a diverse career trajectory in a short amount of time. Not yet 50, he has been US sales Chief for Google, the CEO of AOL, and recently started the direct-to-consumer endeavor, The DTX Company. His travels have put him face to face with countless marketers and CMOs. Tim discusses his interesting career path, how mentors have helped him as he's navigated different areas of...

Duration:00:59:22

Alicia Tillman | The Value of Working with Allies

7/24/2019
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Alicia Tillman got her strong work ethic from her parents, but especially from her mom, a widow and working mom who raised 3 kids. After 11 years with American Express, Alicia became the Global CMO of SAP, a $24 billion software company. After 2 years, she's turning the business into a marketing powerhouse. Alicia was ranked 14th in Forbes' 2019 list of World's 50 Most Influential CMOs. Speaking with Jim from Cannes Lions, Alicia discusses lessons learned about hard work, never abandoning...

Duration:00:55:49

Roel De Vries | An Industry Without Competition Will Die

7/17/2019
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Roel De Vries has spent his entire career in the car business. He has been with Nissan Motor Corp for 21 years and is currently their Corporate Vice President/Global Head of Marketing, Communications, Customer Experience and Brand. In this conversation Roel and Jim talk about how marketing is evolving and thoughts on where the industry is heading. Also, the importance of competition and how it stimulates innovation, and how industry disrupters help feed creativity. Plus, the amazing story...

Duration:00:56:58

Lorraine Barber-Miller | B2B with Purpose

7/10/2019
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Lorraine Barber-Miller is an accomplished global CMO recognized for building businesses. She started her career in sales at IBM right out of college. During her time at big blue she climbed the ladder and eventually became IBM's Vice President of Marketing And Global Business Services. As Vice President of IBM's Global Business Services, she drove a new growth agenda centered around consulting partnerships with well-known companies such as Apple, Twitter, Salesforce, Adobe and...

Duration:00:53:59

Dean Aragon | Family Fuels Marketing

7/3/2019
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Dean Aragon joined Shell in 2014 as Global Vice-President, he is also CEO of Shell Brands International AG. He's a highly respected global marketer who spent nearly two decades at Unilever where he served in a number of high ranking marketing positions. He has spent 30 years in marketing and as CEO of Shell Brands International & Global VP of Brands at Shell, he is responsible for the voice and image of one of the most massive global brands. A married father of 5, Dean balances the pressures...

Duration:00:44:49

Ann Lewnes | Giving Creativity Purpose

6/26/2019
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Ann Lewnes has an impressive career. Before joining Adobe, Ann spent 20 years building the brand, Intel. At Intel she learned how to make a semiconductor chip manufacturer into a consumer brand. As Adobe’s CMO and EVP she has pioneered and embraced the shift to digital advertising by deploying a comprehensive set of digital marketing solutions, establishing an insight-driven culture, and setting a template for marketing’s strategic impact on business. Ann has also been inducted into the...

Duration:00:46:00

Alex Josephson | How Twitter Impacts The Voice of Brands

6/19/2019
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Alex Josephson is the head of Global Brand Strategy at Twitter. He partners with marketers and brands to help build ideas that create an impact on the platform. During his tenure, Alex has witnessed Twitter become more than just a social media company, but a sounding board that empowers brands to get in front of consumers. In this conversation, we talk about how Twitter has evolved into more than just a character count, which brands are utilizing it to its fullest potential, and why Alex...

Duration:00:50:08

Scott Galloway | Brands Are Dead

6/12/2019
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Scott Galloway is a clinical professor of marketing at the New York University Stern School of Business where he teaches brand strategy and digital marketing. He's a New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and founded L2 after developing an algorithm to assess the digital competence of brands. Scott was elected to the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow and has served on the board of directors of Eddie Bauer, The New York Times Company, Gateway Computer, Urban...

Duration:00:48:35

Eduardo Luz | The Power of Aligning Culture In Your Message

6/5/2019
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When he was CMO for The Kraft Heinz Company, Eduardo Luz oversaw numerous purpose-driven and creative campaigns that made headlines. He came from from humble beginnings in Rio, Brazil, and prior to Kraft Heinz he held executive roles at both AB InBev and Unilever. In this episode Eduardo Luz explains his leadership style and why it's important for a company to state their principles.

Duration:00:44:48