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Staying People-Focused with Tracy Edkins, Chief Human Resource Officer at Splunk

10/10/2019
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When Tracy Edkins joined Splunk four years ago there were just over 1,000 employees. Today, Splunk is hitting 5,000 employees and Tracy is right in the middle of this explosive growth as Chief Human Resource Officer at Splunk. At Splunk, values and culture are the two main drivers for all hiring decisions and it is what, Tracy believes, has made the company so successful. First, there is an emphasis on diversity inclusion, not just when it comes to gender and ethnicity but as it pertains to...

Duration:00:29:05

Leveraging Data in Marketing with Carrie Palin, CMO at Splunk

10/8/2019
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“Just about every problem needs some data to solve it. We cannot manage what we cannot measure.” — Carrie Palin What makes a great marketer? Carrie Palin, Chief Marketing Officer at Splunk, shares her experience in marketing and why she thinks every CMO needs a data scientist in their marketing department. Prior to joining Splunk, Carrie served as CMO at SendGrid, and was the first CMO at Box. Carrie also served as the VP of Marketing for IBM’s Cloud Data Services and Analytics Software...

Duration:00:44:29

Mission Daily Announcement and Giveaway!

10/3/2019
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Over the past year we've had the opportunity to interview guests such as Alec Baldwin, Jeffrey Wright, Greg Becker, Doug Merritt, Sophia Bush, Liz Wiseman and many others. We've passed 2.1 million downloads and the show (and our team!) is only continuing to grow and change. We couldn't have gotten to where we are without the support from all of you. That being said, we want to give you a chance to voice your opinion! What do you want to hear more of on Mission Daily? We've set up a survey...

Duration:00:02:08

Building Great Leaders with Liz Wiseman, CEO of The Wiseman Group

10/2/2019
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“I think the best leaders and the best contributors are competent. They understand their own intelligence, their own capability and what they bring, they bring it fully. But perhaps, they are competent enough that they have gotten over themselves to the point where they understand their own genius but they see the genius of others.” — Liz Wiseman On this special episode of Mission Daily, Stephanie is joined by Liz Wiseman, CEO of The Wiseman Group and author of the New York Times...

Duration:01:28:07

Staying People-Focused with Tracy Edkins, Chief Human Resource Officer at Splunk

10/1/2019
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When Tracy Edkins joined Splunk four years ago there were just over 1,000 employees. Today, Splunk is hitting 5,000 employees and Tracy is right in the middle of this explosive growth as Chief Human Resource Officer at Splunk. At Splunk, values and culture are the two main drivers for all hiring decisions and it is what, Tracy believes, has made the company so successful. First, there is an emphasis on diversity inclusion, not just when it comes to gender and ethnicity but as it pertains to...

Duration:00:29:05

Transporting Aid Globally with Susy Schöneberg, Head of Flexport.org

9/30/2019
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“Don’t be afraid. Think about your personal experience and how you can leverage it.” — Susy Schöneberg Flexport is a digital freight forwarder that “helps companies to bring their goods from point A to point B, and helps companies to find their goods, and provide the technology and data to up their supply chain.” Susy Schöneberg is the Head of Flexport.org, which is “using Flexport’s expertise, technology, and infrastructure to help companies to achieve their social and environmental...

Duration:00:36:40

The Future of Work Management with Chris Farinacci, COO of Asana

9/27/2019
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Collaboration at work is on the rise and so are work management tools to help team members manage progress. Chris Farinacci is the Chief Operating Officer at Asana where he is responsible for the company’s, now global, go to market strategy. Chris breaks down execution of this strategy into three parts: revenue, customer, and market. With over 70,000 paying customers and another three million free companies “that have activated since inception,” Chris has his hands full. “I always get...

Duration:00:44:25

Big Data, Data Lakes, and Blockchain with Rahul Pathak, Executive at Amazon Web Services

9/26/2019
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Everyone knows that data is exploding. What most people don’t realize is the pace and ways in which data is changing our everyday lives. According to Rahul Pathak, we’re seeing a “roughly 10x increase in data every 5 years, and the types of data that’s being generated is changing” as new devices are created every day. What does this data explosion mean for the future of business? And how is blockchain able to help with structuring and securing data? “So what you have is data volume...

Duration:00:44:01

Creating Stories that Matter with Sophia Bush

9/25/2019
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Sophia Bush is many things; an actress, activist, and avid reader. She hosts a new podcast called Work in Progress and is working on several soon-to-be-released films. She is an LA native and, as the daughter of two immigrant parents, understands the value of the American Dream and the value of the life she’s built for herself. But what many might not know is that Sophia is also a self-proclaimed “data science nerd” and narrator of our newest tech podcast, Hidden In Plain Sight. “There's...

Duration:00:43:43

Preventing Cyber Attacks with John Davis, Federal Chief Security Officer of Palo Alto Networks

9/24/2019
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From Senior Military Cyber Advisor at the Pentagon to VP and Federal Chief Security Officer at Palo Alto Networks, John Davis is an experienced cyber security professional focused on educating the public on cyber threats and preventing the next national and international cyber attack. Palo Alto Networks is at the forefront of cyber security and uses the latest in tech such as artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration to prevent cyber attacks on their integrated...

Duration:00:52:34

The Digital Transformation of Ingka Group with Chief Technology Officer, Susan Standiford

9/23/2019
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You may think everything in IKEA is easy to piece together, but what you see in-store and online has taken years, even decades, of iteration to create. Unlike their mattress frames, IKEA’s technology takes more than just an Allen wrench to build. And leading it all is Susan Standiford. Susan grew up with an innate interest in technology. Her father was a historian and journalist and her mother was a physicist, scientist, and mathematician. Because Susan basically grew up in a computer lab,...

Duration:00:54:01

Transforming Health Insurance with Ali Diab, CEO of Collective Health

9/20/2019
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Ali Diab is the co-founder and CEO of Collective Health, a healthcare technology company that makes employee sponsored health insurance more transparent and simple to navigate. Ali was motivated to start Collective Health after his own medical event. As he was busy recovering from a life saving operation, Ali was served numerous health care bills with no clear understanding of what was owed and for what. He had great health insurance too but even still, the bills were high and not clear or...

Duration:00:58:42

From Marketing to Chief Operating Officer with Whitney Bouck of HelloSign

9/19/2019
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Whitney Bouck is the Chief Operating Officer of HelloSign, a tool that lets users sign documents with legally binding e-signatures. As COO, Whitney is responsible for leading the sales, marketing, customer operations, and business development team. However, she wasn’t always a COO, in fact, she came from the marketing world. She served as SVP of Global Marketing at Box and, prior to that, was Chief Marketing Officer for EMC. For Whitney, the transition from marketing to operations was...

Duration:00:43:41

A Transformational Career with Tara-Nicholle Nelson, CEO of SoulTour

9/18/2019
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“We all are doing a hero's journey over and over and over and over again. Every time we seek to improve or change something about our lives or try to do something we've never done before it is a hero’s journey in itself.” — Tara-Nicholle Nelson Tara-Nicholle Nelson is a marketer and writer at heart, but before realizing her true passions, it was as a real estate agent that she started her first “customer insights project.” She wanted to help people make better decisions when buying homes,...

Duration:01:00:35

Closing the Gender Pay Gap with Meggie Palmer of PepTalkHer

9/17/2019
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Meggie Palmer is on a personal mission to close the gender pay gap. She founded PepTalkHer, an app that helps women recognize their value in the workplace and gives them the confidence to ask for a raise. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Meggie spent more than a decade working as a journalist for BBC World, CNBC, Discovery Channel, and others as a Foreign Correspondent & Director. She loved journalism but realized that it was not going to pay what she needed to retire comfortably. To help...

Duration:00:45:35

The Digital Transformation of a Print Enterprise, with Former Conde Nast CDO Fred Santarpia

9/16/2019
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You may have heard that print is dead. Or at least it’s dying. While those statements are not entirely true — there are still very successful print newspapers, magazines, and books out in the world — they do give a bit of insight into the world we’re currently living in that leans more digital every day. As such, there is a greater need to bring traditional enterprises like publishing houses and magazines into the digital world. That’s where Fred Santarpia enters the picture. Fred is the...

Duration:01:05:33

Women in Tech Roundtable Discussion

9/13/2019
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The tech world has historically been dominated by men. When you think of tech leaders, the mind almost immediately goes to people like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk or Mark Zuckerberg. But women have been making a name for themselves in the tech world, too, and we gathered a few to share some insights on their journeys. Joining Mission co-founder Stephanie Postles and Mission producer Hilary Giorgi around the table was Alvina Antar, the CIO of Zuora, Julie Cullivan, the Chief People and...

Duration:01:00:11

Defending Information Integrity with Renee DiResta, Mozilla Fellow

9/12/2019
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Renee DiResta is a Mozilla Fellow in Media, Misinformation, and Trust as well as Technical Research Manager at Stanford’s Internet Observatory. She spends her time at Stanford working on forensic analysis of misinformation campaigns, proactive detection, and policy analysis. Mozilla’s Fellowship program explores “internet health — from harassment to accessibility to privacy and security.” In her day-to-day, Renee analyzes design choices and platforms decisions to understand how they affect...

Duration:00:46:34

How Coding Bootcamps are Breaking The Mold with Ruben Harris, CEO of Career Karma

9/11/2019
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"There's a difference between a job, a career, and a calling." — Ruben Harris Ruben Harris is the CEO of Career Karma, an online coding bootcamp designed to help people become software engineers and support them throughout their careers. Prior to founding Career Karma, Ruben worked across education, health care, politics, finance, and augmented reality — doing it all while documenting his experiences in blog posts. After receiving thousands of emails asking him for advice on how to break...

Duration:00:51:27

Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal, Behavioral Designer and Author

9/10/2019
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“Whatever you do with your time, I want you to do it with intent. That's the goal here. It’s not about getting off of technology, it’s about using this stuff with intent.” Nir Eyal is a behavioral designer and bestselling author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. Hooked identifies a four-step process (called the Hooked Model) that explains how to build habit-forming products. But as Nir began writing about, sharing, and consulting companies using the Hooked Model, he realized...

Duration:00:43:56