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Damien Springuel
Damien Springuel

Marketing Director
Roche / Genentech
http://roche.com

International Business Leader Etrolizumab at Roche Genentech
Biotechnology

Education
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business 1989 — 1990
MBA, Finance, General

Université catholique de Louvain 1986 — 1989
BA, Science Economique

Episode: 12/11/2017 @4:00 PM


Allen Adamson
Allen Adamson

Founder and CEO; Author of "Shift Ahead: How the Best Companies Stay Relevant in a Fast Changing World"
BrandSimple Consulting
http://www.brandsimple.com

Allen Adamson, is a noted industry expert in all disciplines of branding. He has worked with a broad spectrum of consumer and corporate brands in industries ranging from packaged goods and technology, to health care and financial services, to hospitality and entertainment, as well as brands in the non-profit sector. Given his perspective and depth of experience, Allen has been able to help his clients not simply understand, but, more critically, put into play strategies that enable them to shift ahead of the market and the competition, generating long-term value and increased brand equity. Allen and his teams help clients identify what truly matters to the audiences they serve - what is relevant to these audiences - and to brilliantly deliver on it.
How organizations do – or do not - stay relevant is the subject of Allen’s most recent book, Shift Ahead. Using fascinating first-hand accounts and detailed case studies, Shift Ahead explains how the best organizations recognize when it(Show Full Bio)’s time to change direction, and how they pull it off while bolstering their brands. Following the approach of Allen’s previous books, BrandSimple, BrandDigital, and The Edge:50 Tips from Brands That Lead – which are used in universities across the country - Shift Ahead offers up practical and readily applied lessons learned.

Allen is founder and CEO of BrandSimple Consulting. This innovative new model of marketing firm pulls from a consortium of the best independent specialist teams, each with a focused area of expertise, to take on an array of branding challenges. Taking an objective and tactic-agnostic view enables these teams to deliver tailor-made and actionable solutions on an as-needed basis.

Prior to this Allen was Chairman, North America of Landor Associates, a global communications and design firm where he was responsible for operations and overseeing branding efforts. Under his leadership, the company partnered with a wide array of iconic brands, including Accenture, GE, Johnson & Johnson, FedEx, HBO, Marriott, MetLife, P& G, Sony, and Verizon. Additionally, he provided guidance for non-profit organizations including the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, the Central Park Conservancy, the Council on Foreign Relations, Planet Word, and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA).

Before joining Landor, Allen worked on both the agency and the “client side” of the industry. At Unilever he was responsible for leading the branding efforts for a number of major packaged goods brands. He held senior management positions at Ogilvy & Mather and DMB&B.

A sought-after industry commentator, Allen has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC’s Squawk Box and Closing Bell, and Fox Business Network. He is often quoted in publications including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Advertising Age, USA Today, the Washington Post, and Forbes, for which he also regularly writes a column on current branding topics. He is a frequent guest lecturer at New York University’s Stern School of Business, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and the Harvard School of Continuing Education. He is a member of the American Management Association and speaks on branding for a range of professional organizations, corporate events, and at industry conferences.

Allen received his BS from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Twitter - @adamsona
Book Site - www.shiftaheadbook.com
Book - https://www.amazon.com/Shift-Ahead-Companies-Relevant-Fast-Changing/dp/0814438334

Episode: 12/4/2017 @4:00 PM


James Thomson
James Thomson

Partner, Management Consultant; Author of "The Amazon Marketplace Dilemma"
Buy Box Experts
https://www.buyboxexperts.com

James Thomson was formerly head of Amazon Services, the division of Amazon responsible for recruiting tens of thousands of sellers annually to the Amazon marketplace. He also served as the first Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) account manager. Prior to Amazon, James was a management consultant and banker.
In 2015, James co-founded the PROSPER Show (prospershow.com), a continuing education conference for large Amazon sellers. James is also a partner in Buy Box Experts, a consultancy supporting brands selling on Amazon. This year, he published a book with his partner called, “The Amazon Marketplace Dilemma: A Brand Executive’s Challenge Growing Sales and Maintaining Control” which examines strategies used by brand executives to control what happens to their brands on the Amazon marketplace.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from University of Alberta, an MBA from Vanderbilt University (Owen School), and a Ph.D. in Marketing (B2B Pricing and Distribution) from Northwestern University (Ke(Show Full Bio)llogg School). James has published or contributed to more than 30-articles and podcasts on e-commerce issues, and guest lectured at more than a dozen top business schools around the world.

Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998484601

Episode: 11/27/2017 @4:00 PM


Scott Svenson
Scott Svenson

Co-Founder and CEO
MOD Pizza
http://www.modpizza.com

Scott Svenson is the co-founder and CEO of MOD Super Fast Pizza, LLC (www.modpizza.com) the pioneer in the fast casual pizza market. MOD, which was the fastest growing restaurant chain in the US in 2015 (according to Technomic), is a culture-centric business inspired by a purpose of making positive social impact. As of November 2017, the company had more than 275 stores trading across the US and the UK. Scott is also the Founder and Managing Partner of The Sienna Group LLC, a long-term orientated investment holding company based in Seattle with a diverse set of holdings.

A Seattle native and a graduate with honours from Harvard University, Scott spent 11 years (from 1988 to 1999) living and working in London. After six years advising high growth middle-market companies (at Drexel, Burnham Lambert and then Apax Partners), Scott became Deputy CEO of CrestaCare plc, a public company and the third largest long-term healthcare provider in the UK.

In 1994, Scott and his wife A(Show Full Bio)lly co-founded Seattle Coffee Company, the first gourmet coffee retailer and wholesaler in the UK and one of the first outside of the US. As CEO, Scott built the business to 75 retail locations in under three years, and managed the sale of the company to Starbucks in May 1998. Following the sale, Scott assumed the role of President – Starbucks UK and subsequently President – Starbucks Europe, during which time he authored the company’s European Strategic Plan.

Following the sale of Seattle Coffee Company, Scott helped launch Carluccio’s, an innovative Italian deli-café concept. Over 11 years, Scott helped build an award-winning concept trading in over 50 locations in the UK and Middle East. Carluccio’s went public in 2006 and was subsequently sold to a strategic buyer in 2010.

From mid-2009 through October 2012, Scott served as the Chairman and Managing Partner of Freestone Capital (www.freestonecapital.com), the largest independent wealth and asset management in the greater Seattle area, focused on serving the wealth management needs of entrepreneurs, business owners and senior executives along the West Coast of the US. Sienna sold their holding in Freestone in November 2012.

Scott is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the University of Washington Foster School of Business and a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Most importantly, Scott is married to an amazing woman and his high school sweetheart, Ally, and has four incredible boys, Tristan (21) and Dillon (19), Caspian (16) and Jasper (13).

Twitter - @MODPizza

Episode: 11/20/2017 @4:00 PM


Daniel Korschun
Daniel Korschun

Associate Professor of Marketing
Leobow College of Business at Drexel University
http://www.lebow.drexel.edu/people/danielkorschun

Daniel Korschun is an Associate Professor of Marketing and award-winning author. He is a fellow of both the Institute for Strategic Leadership and the Center for Corporate Governance at LeBow.

Dr. Korschun’s latest research examines employee and consumer reactions to companies that take controversial political stands. His research on stakeholder responses to corporate social responsibility is published in top journals such as the Journal of Marketing, Academy of Management Review, MIT-Sloan Management Review, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Business Research, and the Journal of Business Ethics.

His latest book, We Are Market Basket (co-authored with Grant Welker, AMACOM), tells the true story of a grassroots movement to reinstate a beloved CEO and save a $4.5 billion supermarket chain. The book was named a top 15 business book of 2015 in Forbes and was also recognized as the Best General Business Book of 2015 b(Show Full Bio)y influential distributor 800-CEO-READ.

On the teaching front, Dr. Korschun teaches PhD, executive MBA’s, Master’s, and undergraduates. He is a recipient of the prestigious Rothwarf Award for Teaching Excellence, the highest teaching award given to tenure-track faculty at Drexel University.

Dr. Korschun delivers keynote speeches and is frequently invited as a speaker at company, industry, and academic conferences.

Find Dr. Korschun on LinkedIn (@danielkorschun) or Google Scholar.

Twitter - @DanielKorschun

Episodes: 11/13/2017 @4:30 PM, 7/31/2017 @4:30 PM


Julie Collins
Julie Collins

Global Head of E-Commerce at Alcon
Alcon
https://www.alcon.com

Julie Collins is the Director, Global Digital Marketing for Alcon Laboratories, the vision-care division of Novartis, where she is charged with creating digital growth opportunities and competitive advantage across the vision-care, pharma, and surgical businesses.

Julie is passionate about creating brand moments that delight the consumer and drive business impact for Alcon’s brands. As a strategic thinker and digital champion, she has not only architected the vision for digital engagement at Alcon but also demonstrated the leadership required to drive organizational change and adoption.

Prior to joining Alcon, she was Director, Global Integrated Marketing at CIBA Vision. And prior to joining CIBA Vision, Julie worked in strategic agency management roles at BBDO, McCann-Erickson, Bates USA, and Ross Roy; clients have included Texaco, Paramount Pictures and Parks, Domino’s Pizza, John Deere, the March of Dimes, and Russell Athletic.

Julie holds a bachelor’s degree fr(Show Full Bio)om the University of Georgia. She is a member of Women of Vision, the Association of National Advertisers, the American Marketing Association, and the Forrester Leadership Board The CMO Group.

Episodes: 11/13/2017 @4:00 PM, 7/31/2017 @4:00 PM


Howard Blumenthal
Howard Blumenthal

Visiting Scholar
The Annenberg School for Communication, The University of Pennsylvania
https://www.asc.upenn.edu/people/faculty/howard-blumenthal

Best known as the creator and producer of the PBS series, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?, Howard Blumenthal is the author of 25 books about U.S. history, popular culture, marketing, creativity, business, and music. He has been a senior executive with several large media companies and a consultant in every area of the media business. Recently, he completed 12 years as CEO of an innovative public television company. Current/recent work includes a tech start-up in Austria, a media fellowship in Uganda, and a role as Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. His new home base: a public media company located near Philadelphia and New York City.

Episode: 11/6/2017 @4:00 PM


Samer Hamadeh
Samer Hamadeh

Founder and CEO
Zeel
http://Zeel.com

Samer Hamadeh is the founder & CEO of Zeel. An experienced entrepreneur, Samer has created, led, and advised successful tech startups for nearly 20 years.

Samer is also an entrepreneur-in-residence at Lightspeed Venture Partners, which he joined in January 2010. Samer first became interested in home delivery services in 2008 as an investor and board member of Dotmenu, the campus food delivery service, which was sold to GrubHub in August 2011.

Prior to that, Samer Hamadeh was co-founder and CEO of Vault.com, the most trusted name in career information, which was sold in October 2007 to Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a New York-based media-and-communications private-equity firm.

Before co-founding Vault.com, Samer was an associate at the Los Angeles management consulting firm LEK Consulting, where he focused on corporate and business strategy. Prior to that, Samer co-founded and managed a customized-textbook printing company, worked at the Chevron Corporation, and co-aut(Show Full Bio)hored The Internship Bible and America’s Top Internships (Random House/Princeton Review).

Samer sits on the board of the non-profit PeaceWorks Foundation and is a board observer, angel investor, and/or advisor for nearly a dozen early-stage companies, including SaberEsPoder and Accela. Samer is also a mentor at several accelerators, including Blueprint Health, as well as a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO)'s NY Metro chapter.

Twitter - @GetZeel

Episode: 10/30/2017 @4:00 PM


Brian Killingsworth
Brian Killingsworth

Chief Marketing Officer
Vegas Golden Knights
http://vegasgoldenknights.com

Brian Killingsworth serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for the Vegas Golden Knights. As the CMO, he oversees the team's marketing and branding efforts and will promote the Golden Knights brand within the community and internationally. In addition, he will work to integrate and cross promote the domestic wineries owned and operated by Bill Foley as well as his Rock Creek resort properties in Montana and Idaho.

Killingsworth joins the Golden Knights after spending the last two seasons as the Chief Marketing Officer of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He led a staff of 40 employees and oversaw all aspects of the Buccaneers brand, including marketing, advertising, content, digital, broadcasting, analytics, research, youth programs, community relations and events and entertainment.

Prior to joining the Buccaneers, Killingsworth served as the Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy for the St. Louis Rams for three season(Show Full Bio)s. With the Rams, he oversaw the team's marketing efforts, including marketing operations, branding, creative services, advertising, content, merchandise, concessions, research, youth programs, concerts, events and also explored new revenue opportunities.

Killingsworth spent 10 years with Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays as the Senior Director of Marketing and Promotions prior to his time in the NFL. With the Rays, he oversaw all marketing, advertising, promotions and digital and social media for the team.

The Tampa, Florida native graduated from Flagler College with a Bachelor's degree in Communications in 2000 and earned his MBA, Marketing & Management degree from the University of South Florida in 2002.

Episode: 10/23/2017 @4:00 PM


Sandra Nudelman
Sandra Nudelman

Head of Customer & Marketing Analytics, Chase
JPMorgan Chase
https://www.jpmorganchase.com/

Sandra Nudelman is the Head of Customer & Marketing Analytics across Chase. She is responsible for defining a strategy and building the capabilities required for: customer-centric marketing and marketing optimization, enhancing customer experience and driving continuous improvement, and delivering other data and analytic insights to drive line of business results. She reports directly to Kristin Lemkau, the CMO for JPMorgan Chase, as well as Sally Durdan, the Head of Strategy for Chase Community & Business Banking.

Prior to joining Chase, Sandra spent six years at McKinsey & Co, the management consultancy, where she served some of the largest retail banks in the US as well as globally on growth strategy, marketing, as well as analytics. Before that she founded and led a startup that applied advanced analytics to the legal field, and was a Financial Institutions M&A analyst at Salomon Smith Barney.

Sandra graduated from Harvard Business School with an MBA with Distinc(Show Full Bio)tion, and from Harvard College magna cum laude with a special concentration in Behavioral Economics.

Episode: 10/16/2017 @4:00 PM


Emily Culp
Emily Culp

Chief Marketing Officer
Keds

Emily joined the Keds team in 2015 as chief marketing officer of the iconic footwear brand. She is responsible for driving the strategic development and execution of Keds’ global marketing initiatives including retail development, omni-channel marketing, digital, PR and content. Emily was recently recognized on The Adweek 50 list and as a “CMO Rising Star” at the 2015 CMO Awards for her marketing leadership.

Prior to joining Keds, Emily led the e-commerce and omni-channel marketing teams at Rebecca Minkoff, with a focus on consumer marketing. She was a leader in the creation of the brand’s innovative NYC flagship “store of the future” and architect of the company’s digital strategies and new online experience. Additionally, Emily’s career history includes over ten years of experience leading global brand teams at worldwide agencies (Ogilvy, Digitas and Arnold) as well as marketing leadership roles with the Estee Lauder Co. and Unilever.

Emily frequently lectures at Col(Show Full Bio)umbia University (where she holds her MBA) and The Stern School for Business (NYU), and has spoken at numerous industry events such as Shop.org, NRF, Google Retail Summit, and SXSW. She holds a BA from Wake Forest University, and lives in Boston with her husband and two children.

Episode: 10/9/2017 @4:00 PM


Geoff Mathieux
Geoff Mathieux

Founder
Wingz
http://wingz.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/geoff-mathieux-b4529/

Episode: 10/2/2017 @4:00 PM


Brendan Hannan
Brendan Hannan

Vice President of Marketing
LA Galaxy and StubHub Center
https://www.lagalaxy.com/stadium

Brendan has been with the Galaxy for over four years; before that we he was with the Chicago Fire. He’s been working in the MLS since 2010. The StubHub Center is also home to the Los Angeles Chargers football team this season

https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-hannan-0825258/

Episode: 9/25/2017 @4:00 PM


Sam Caucci
Sam Caucci

CEO
1Huddle
http://www.1huddle.co/

Sam has managed and coached sales and leadership teams for publicly held, private sector and franchised companies across the globe.

In 2010, Sam founded 1Huddle, a staff training and consulting firm based in New York City. With work delivered across North America, Europe and Asia, the 1Huddle has impacted organizations in sectors such as Professional Sports, College/University, Health/Fitness, Fundraising/Development, Real Estate, Finance, Government and more. Additionally, Sam oversaw the creation of the Training Game, the first interactive cloud based training game for coaching sales & customer service.

Before 1Huddle, Sam was the National Director of Franchise Sales & Marketing for the Parisi Speed School, the largest sports performance training franchise in the world. He was previously in a leadership role with Life Time Fitness, serving as Director of Sales and spearheading the grand opening and overall management of the company’s expansion into the NYC market.
(Show Full Bio)r>Sam is proud to have been a part of the sales and service training of over 2,700 students that have gone on to secure jobs both in and out of the sports industry, and has been featured in Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, ESPN, The Wall Street Journal and The Hill.

Twitter - @samcaucci

Episode: 9/18/2017 @4:00 PM


Mr. Joe Meyer
Mr. Joe Meyer

Founder & CEO
ExecThread, Inc.
https://execthread.com

Joe is a successful start-up CEO and operating executive at high-growth tech companies including HopStop (acquired by Apple), Quigo (acquired by AOL) and eBay (EBAY) with a strong track record of recruiting teams, launching new products, raising venture capital, growing traffic, increasing engagement, scaling revenue and achieving liquidity. Joe was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 by Crain's New York Business, and was #9 on Business Insider's 2013 "Silicon Alley 100" list (of the Top 100 tech executives in NYC). Joe was also on the Board of Directors of Kalexo (acquired by Autodesk) and Belief Networks (acquired by Benefit Focus) and was on the Board of Advisors of Adtuitive (acquired by Etsy), and is on the Board of Advisors of Snooth (popular wine marketplace) and Spongecell (programmatic rich media ad tech start-up). Joe is currently the Founder & CEO of ExecThread, Inc., a vibrant marketplace of crowdsourced executive-level job opportunities.

Twitter - @ExecThread
(Show Full Bio)LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/5211152/

Episode: 9/18/2017 @4:30 PM


Brendan Donohue
Brendan Donohue

Managing Director
NBA 2K League
http://www.nba.com/

As Managing Director of the NBA 2K League, Brendan Donohue is responsible for overseeing the newly formed esports league set to launch in 2018. Donohue, a sports industry veteran with more than two decades of experience in team and league operations, manages a league that will feature 17 NBA teams in its inaugural season.

Prior to assuming his current role in April 2017, Donohue served as Senior Vice President of the NBA’s industry-renowned Team Marketing & Business Operations (TMBO) department, where he led the strategic planning and management for all teams across the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League, helping them innovate in sales, marking, digital and analytical areas of their business. He was instrumental in several of TMBO’s accomplishments, including assisting with ownership transitions in Sacramento, Philadelphia, Detroit and Memphis. His responsibilities also included leading team business discussions at WNBA and NBA G League Board of Governors meetings and presenting at f(Show Full Bio)requent workshops, including assisting NBA team presidents on best practices in marketing, ticket sales and sponsorship sales.

Before joining the NBA league office in 2009, Donohue spent five years as Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service with the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers and Philips Arena. During his career in Atlanta, Donohue led five consecutive seasons of revenue growth, including ranking first in the NBA in ticket revenue growth during the 2008-09 season. He also previously held positions with the then-New Orleans Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports and Entertainment.

Donohue earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College in 1996. He resides in Fairfield, Conn., with his wife Patty, daughter Mandy and son Carter.

Episode: 9/11/2017 @4:30 PM


Elaine Ball
Elaine Ball

CEO
Elaine Ball Technical Marketing Ltd
http://www.elaineball.co.uk/

Elaine Ball is the creator and visionary of Elaine Ball Ltd, a global business and marketing consultancy for the Geospatial Industry. One part marketer, one part biz development, one part strategic thinker and one part superhero, she has dedicated 20 years to international marketing and business development for the technical industry. Mining, Quarry, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Transportation, Forestry and Surveying. You name it; she markets it.

Episode: 9/11/2017 @4:00 PM


Labor Day Marathon
Labor Day Marathon

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See You Next Week!
http://www.cardstore.com/blog/happy-labor-day/

Episode: 9/4/2017 @4:00 PM


Dianna Vaughan
Dianna Vaughan

Senior Vice President and Global Head
Curio – A Collection by Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton

Dianna Vaughan was destined for a career in hospitality when she began working at her aunt's roadside inn in Houston at the age of 8. As a dishwasher, a housekeeper and even a front desk agent, she learned the art of hospitality was all about taking care of the guest. A lesson that is still true today.

Dianna, global head of Curio - A Collection by Hilton, a global set of iconic upscale and luxury hotels, each hand-picked for its distinctive character, has led the team since the brand's successful launch in 2014. In this role, Dianna is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the brand, as well as overseeing brand performance support, global marketing and visual identity. Dianna is also the global head of DoubleTree by Hilton, the fast-growing collection of upscale, full-service hotels and resorts around the world. Additionally, she serves as the culture leader for Hilton Worldwide's full service brands.

A 20-year hospitality veteran, Dianna has held several(Show Full Bio) leadership positions at Hilton Worldwide: she's served as a General Manager and Director of Sales, led the global brand performance support team for both Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Embassy Suites by Hilton and served as vice president of marketing for the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands, in addition to being the architect behind the Global Customer Marketing Promotions team at the company. Recently, Dianna did a tour inside Human Resources, where she worked with the HR consulting and Team Member engagement teams heading up the Hilton Worldwide global culture initiatives including overseeing the diversity and inclusion team. Together, these experiences and Dianna's passion for leadership in hospitality make her the ideal candidate to manage these full service brands. Dianna is based at Hilton Worldwide's global headquarters in McLean, Va.

Episodes: 8/28/2017 @4:00 PM, 10/10/2016 @4:00 PM, 7/25/2016 @4:00 PM


Alexandra Jaritz
Alexandra Jaritz

Global Head
Tru by Hilton

Alexandra Jaritz serves as the Global Head of Tru by Hilton™ Hilton Worldwide’s revolutionary new midscale brand, which is likely to become the fastest-growing new-build hotel brand in U.S. history. A brand strategist and marketing expert with more than a decade of leadership experience in the hospitality industry, and as one of only two female brand leaders at Hilton Worldwide, she was hired just a year ago to change the status quo of the midscale hospitality industry as we know it today.

Prior to joining Hilton Worldwide, Jaritz held key executive positions with Choice Hotels International, serving most recently as a Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy and Marketing. In that role, she was responsible for a portfolio of nine hotel brands across the midscale, economy and extended stay segments, representing 5,000 hotels and gross room revenue in excess of $5 billion. In addition to spearheading brand strategy, marketing and public relations, Jaritz dir(Show Full Bio)ected product innovation, franchisee relations/portfolio management, and procurement services. During her tenure at Choice, she led the development of successful brand refresh strategies for Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, and Sleep Inn, driving significant increases in consumer satisfaction and ROI for developers.

Additionally, Jaritz brings a unique financial perspective to Tru by Hilton, having worked as a Real Estate Consultant at Ernst & Young, LLP in the Hospitality Services Group and a Financial Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Lehman Brothers Inc.

Jaritz received her Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, and completed Harvard University’s Executive Education Course in Strategic Marketing Management.

Originally from Germany, Jaritz began cultivating her deep understanding of the hospitality industry at an early age as she traveled the world with her family and held operations-focused roles at several leading hotel brands throughout her travels. Jaritz now resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband, young daughter and two dogs.

Episodes: 8/28/2017 @4:00 PM, 7/25/2016 @4:00 PM


Diana O'Brien
Diana O'Brien

Chief Marketing Officer
Deloitte LLP

Diana O’Brien is the Chief Marketing Officer of Deloitte LLP and advisory partner for several clients. As CMO, Diana’s focus is on building the firm’s reputation, developing stronger client insight and relationships, innovating marketing approaches, and ultimately fostering the growth of Deloitte’s businesses.

Since joining Deloitte in 1985, Diana has been a champion of creating the experiences and culture that empower leaders to thrive. She was the first managing principal for Deloitte University, the managing principal for talent development, served as the DTTL global client portfolio leader responsible for Deloitte’s global clients & industries program, and led Deloitte Consulting’s Life Sciences practice.

Outside of Deloitte, Diana supports several charities related to autism and is the chairman and founder of IMPACT Autism.

Episodes: 8/28/2017 @4:30 PM, 10/10/2016 @4:30 PM, 7/25/2016 @4:00 PM


Noah Glass
Noah Glass

Founder and CEO
Olo

Noah Glass is the Founder & CEO of Olo (www.olo.com), the leading provider of digital ordering capabilities for the restaurant industry. Glass began working in the foodservice industry more than seventeen years ago, serving as a cashier, server, bartender, and delivery driver before founding Olo in 2005. Olo’s clients include Applebee's, Chipotle, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jamba Juice, Noodles & Company, sweetgreen, and Wingstop, among others. Olo helps operators maximize revenue per square foot by delivering a faster, more accurate and personal experience to over 25 million customers using the platform to Skip the Line® today. Glass is an industry visionary and pioneer in mobile ordering, whose accomplishments have been recognized by Businessweek and Business Insider, and thought leadership featured by “ABC World News,” Advertising Age, CNN, Entrepreneur, “Good Morning America,” Inc., The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

Episodes: 8/21/2017 @4:30 PM, 11/7/2016 @4:30 PM, 8/1/2016 @4:00 PM


Scott Bowen
Scott Bowen

VP and GM
Vistaprint Digital

Scott Bowen is VP & GM of Vistaprint Digital. The technology executive and Yale grad has more than 25 years of experience in his industry, with deep experience in digital media and International management including direct reports and business operations in six countries. Scott has had particular focus on M&A from $1M through $300M+ in size and has spent the last 20 years in the software and cloud services space.

Episodes: 8/21/2017 @4:00 PM, 11/7/2016 @4:00 PM, 8/1/2016 @4:00 PM


John Hass
John Hass

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board of Directors
Rosetta Stone
http://www.rosettastone.com/leadership

John Hass was named interim president and chief executive officer of Rosetta Stone in April 2015 after serving as a director on the Rosetta Stone Board the previous year. One year later, Mr. Hass assumed those roles permanently and was also appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. A former investment banker and CEO, he was a managing partner at Goldman Sachs prior to his retirement from the firm in 2006. Prior to that, he had an 18-year career as an advisor holding numerous senior roles primarily in New York and Chicago. He went on to serve as the CEO of OptionsHouse, an online brokerage firm, from the company's launch through its initial growth phase. More recently he has served on a number of public and private company boards, including Rosetta Stone.

In addition, John serves on the board of directors of WITNESS, Inc., a global-human rights nonprofit, and serves as a trustee of The Museum of Contemporary Photography.

Twitter - @rosettastonebiz; @rosettastone

Episodes: 8/14/2017 @4:00 PM, 1/23/2017 @4:00 PM, 9/26/2016 @4:00 PM


Carolyn Tisch Blodgett
Carolyn Tisch Blodgett

Head of Brand Marketing
Peloton Cycle
https://www.pelotoncycle.com/

Carolyn Tisch Blodgett leads Brand Marketing for Peloton, where she is responsible for Brand Strategy, Consumer Insights, Integrated Marketing, PR and Marketing Creative. Carolyn began her career in digital marketing at Digitas and then spent several years at PepsiCo, managing the Mountain Dew commercial business and leading the successful launch of Mountain Dew Kickstart. She previously consulted for the New York Football Giants, developing a Strategy & Analytics platform recommendation and comprehensive fan strategy. She holds a BA from Yale University Magna Cum Laude and an MBA from Harvard Business School, with honors.

Episodes: 8/14/2017 @4:30 PM, 1/23/2017 @4:30 PM, 9/26/2016 @4:30 PM