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Show 84 - FutureBrand Country Index

Show 84 is produced in partnership with FutureBrand, where we discuss the launch of their latest FutureBrand Country Index. Our host Ben Bland was joined by Jon Tipple, FutureBrand's Chief Strategy Officer and Rowan Williams, Creative Lead at Panasonic Design London. The show also features contributions from Conrad Bird CBE, Director of the Great Britain campaign at the Department for International Trade. The FutureBrand Country Index measures the strength of perception of countries around...


Show 83 - Marketing & Advertising Trends - Cannes Lions 2019

Our third episode from the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity concentrated on Advertising and Marketing Trends and featured: 1. Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman, Ogilvy UK discussing his talk 'Make Advertising Great Again' 2. Carla Buzasi, Managing Director, WGSN on the 'Future Consumer 2021' 3. Ellie Norman, Director of Marketing, Formula 1 on 'Revitalising An Ageing Brand' With thanks to ICCO for hosting us at their House of PR for the final interview of this episode.


Show 82 - Burning Man - Cannes Lions 2019

Sir Martin Sorrell and Marian Goodell, CEO of Burning Man Project, join Russell Goldsmith for an exclusive chat at Cannes Lions ahead of their talk on the main Festival stage, where they were exploring the history and development of Burning Man, the challenges and opportunities it faces, and how it is evolving into a global cultural movement. Recorded in front of a live audience at the ICCO House of PR.


Show 81 - Healthcare Marketing - Cannes Lions 2019

The first of three episodes recorded at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, this show focuses on Healthcare Marketing and includes: 1. Zuleika Burnett, Executive Director for Creative and Innovation at Havas Life Medicom talking about the power of the spoken word and the benefits of podcasting to healthcare (featuring an exclusive interview with Podcaster Petra Velzeboer) 2. Claire Gillis, International CEO of WPP Health on ‘China and the Health Explosion’ 3. Atilla...


Show 80 - How businesses are innovating for long-term success

Show 80 coincided with the launch of TerraCycle’s groundbreaking LOOP initiative in North America and we sat down with their European General Manager to discuss how they are helping consumer giants innovate for long-term success and what it means for brand. This was the second episode that we've produced in partnership with FutureBrand, and joining host Russell Goldsmith at the FutureBrand London office was Jon Tipple, FutureBrand's Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer and Laure Cucuron, General...


Show 79 - Fintech Interactive Forum - Asset management: Rise of the machines

Recorded in partnership with CFA UK from their Fintech Interactive Forum, 'Asset management: Rise of the machines', at the offices of Inmarsat in London. Russell Goldsmith spoke to a number of the speakers from the event including: - Mikey Shulman, Head of Machine Learning at Kensho - Vinay Jayaram, CEO and co-founder of Envizage - Julie Chakraverty, CEO and founder of Rungway - Yasin Rosowsky, Head of AI Research at Arabesque - Clare Flynn Levy, Founder and CEO, Essentia Analytics - Tim...


Show 78 - How To Create Award-Winning Corporate Content 2019

Produced in partnership with Communicate Magazine, Russell Goldsmith chats to two of the winners of their corporate content awards, alongside Communicate’s Publishing Editor Brittany Golob. Our award-winning guests were Dagmar Mackett, Director of Film, Video and Motion at DRPG, who talked about her agency’s work with Jaguar Land Rover, plus David Boardman, Director of Communications and Engagement at MyCSP, the organisation that administers the Civil Service Pensions arrangements. The show...


Show 77 - VC and Female Founders Report

Produced in partnership with British Business Bank, Diversity VC and British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA), this episode discusses a new report from all three of these organisations, commissioned by the UK’s HM Treasury, which highlights the fact that female start-up founders are missing out on billions of pounds of investment. The research identified specific barriers faced by female-led firms in accessing venture capital and its aim is to help inform ongoing...


Show 76 - How connected brands drive growth

The latest FutureBrand Index highlighted how the most future proofed companies consistently align the totality of the experiences they create with their wider corporate purpose and that was the focus of Show 76, which was produced in partnership with FutureBrand. Joining Russell Goldsmith at the London offices of GSK, were Kerry O'Callaghan, VP for Global Brand at GSK, Jeremy Waite, Chief Strategy Officer at IBM, and Jon Tipple, FutureBrand’s Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer. To download a...


Show 75 - Social Mobility Live, 2018

Produced in partnership with the UK's Ministry of Justice, to coincide with Social Mobility Live, a two week programme consisting of five events taking place around the UK, marking a year since the launch of the Ministry's inaugural social mobility action plan, the first social mobility plan of any government department that explores how the department, the civil service and external partners are helping individuals from all backgrounds achieve their potential. Russell Goldsmith was joined...


Show 74 - Behavioural Finance

Recorded in partnership with CFA UK from their conference in London on the topic of ‘Behavioural Finance in the age of algorithms', we interviewed the five speakers from the event. Our guests were: 1. Markus Schuller, Founder and Managing partner of Panthera Solutions 2. Philippa Clough, Portfolio Manager at JP Morgan Asset Management International Equity Group 3. Kristina Vasileva, Senior Lecturer in Finance at Westminster Business School 4. Shweta Agarwal, a member of BlackRock's Risk &...


Show 73 - World Travel Market 2018

Recorded at the World Travel Market, 2018, we partnered up with some of the exhibitors and delegates to get a flavour of what was being discussed at the event. Our guests included: 1. Mark McVay, Chairman, UKinbound 2. Dr. Kevin Ashbridge, VP for Global Travel & Leisure Solutions, SDL 3. Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica Tourist Board 4. Richard Fraiman, Chief Executive, Good Hotel Guide 5. José Luis Egas Ramirez, Undersecretary of Markets, Investments and International...


Show 72 - Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace

Recorded at Mad World, Europe's only conference and exhibition putting mental health at the heart of a cross industry, cross functional agenda, and produced in partnership with Nuffield Health, Russell Goldsmith interviewed to a number of the speakers from the event. Our guests were Sir Ian Cheshire, Chair of Barclays UK and Campaign Chair of Heads Together; Professor Dame Carol Black, Principle of Newnham College, Cambridge and Expert Advisor on health and work to the Department of Health...


Show 71 - Internet of Things 2018

Produced in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto, in this episode, we discuss Tyto's 2018 'State of the Nation report' on the Internet of Things (IoT), hearing from a number of experts who contributed to it. For the main part of the show, Russell Goldsmith speaks to Practical Futurist, Andrew Grill and Abraham Joseph, Founder of IOT insights, plus Stephanie Atkinson, CEO of Compass Intelligence also joins the discussion in the studio via Skype from her offices in San Antonio in...


Show 70 - Business & Government Partnerships

Produced in partnership with the Cabinet Office, in this episode we discussed how the work being carried by its Business Partnerships team, is building successful, long-term partnerships between business and government to deliver the voice of business into policy development and transformation, with the main aim of tackling the UK’s biggest social and economic challenges. Joining host Russell Goldsmith in the studio were Shevaun Haviland, Deputy Director for Business Partnerships at the...


Show 69 - Cannes Lions 2018 Pt.3 - Campaigns for Good

The third, final and possibly most important of our three episodes recorded at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2018. In this show we focus on some of the campaigns for good that were being discussed at the event and our guests were: Josie Naughton, the Co-Founder of Help Refugees, talking about their #chooselove campaign that is helping the refugee crisis in Europe Pooran Isarsingh, an 86 year old terminally-ill patient and Praful Akali, Founder & MD of Medulla talking...


Show 68 - Cannes Lions 2018 Pt.2 - Marketing Trends

This second of three episodes recorded at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2018. In this show we focus on some of the marketing trends being discussed at the event and our guests were: Steve Ackerman, Managing Director, Somethin'Else; Giuseppe De Cristofano, Director of Digital, BRIT Awards & Janine Smith, Head of Digital, ITV discuss how brands can succeed on social media by learning from how entertainment companies do it Melissa Waggener Zorkin, CEO, WE Communications...


Show 67 - Cannes Lions 2018 Pt.1 - Marketing Technology

This first of three episodes recorded at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2018. In this show we focus on some of the marketing technologies being discussed on the stage and our guests were: Chris Duffey, Strategic Development Manager, Adobe & Doug Gould, Partner Executive Global Experience Innovation, Microsoft on the topic ', ‘Human + Machine: Stronger Together in the Age of Co-Creation’ Adrian Leu, CEO, Inition & Graeme Cox, CEO & Founder, Emteq discuss 'Biometrics and...


Show 66 - The Investment Professional of the Future

Produced in partnership with CFA Society of the UK and recorded at their Professionalism Conference, this is another packed episode featuring some great interviews: Pt.1 - Dame Helena Morrissey, Head of Personal Investing at Legal & General Investment Management on Trust and Diversity Pt.2 - Jeremy White, Executive Editor of Wired, on AI, Blockchain and Facebook Pt.3 - Ben Page, Chief Executive of Ipsos MORI on ‘Trust and the State of Britain in 2018’ Pt.4 - Gary Baker, CFA Institute’s...


Show 65 - Wellbeing in the Workplace

An extended episode but trust us, you'll want to listen to it all! Sponsored by Nuffield Health and recorded at the Endeavour Search & Selection Wellbeing Seminar that took place at the offices of Berwin Leighton & Paisner Law firm in London Bridge, Russell Goldsmith spoke with a number of the morning's presenters. Our guests were: 1. Geoff McDonald, former Global VP for HR at Unilever and now a regular industry speaker and consultant on the topics of depression & anxiety. Geoff talks about...