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Episode 22 - Hugh Forrest - The Patriarch of SXSW

Fun talking to Hugh Forrest the Chief Programming Officer of SXSW about his amazing 32-years leading the festival! We also take a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run the festival, including how they select their keynote an featured speakers, called the PanelPicker!

"PanelPicker connects us with the thousands of creative professionals, experienced experts and informed consumers that make up the global SXSW community. This interface helps us identify the most compelling new ideas within the many different industries we serve and, in so doing, keeps SXSW exciting, timely, and relevant." 
– Hugh Forrest, SXSW Chief Programming Officer

PanelPicker opens on Monday, July 1st and closes on Friday, July 19th so don’t delay and send in your applications today by going to, panelpicker.sxsw.com/about.

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Episode 21 - Sherri Lindenberg - Read, Write, Listen!

I'm excited to share my latest podcast with a longtime customer of mine, Sherri Lindenberg who is the SVP of Marketing Communications and Events at CRUMP. Sherri shares her career story and why it's so important for us all to become better readers, writers, and listeners!

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Episode 18 - Kyle Lacy - The Storyteller

In Episode 18 of The WHY MARKETING Podcast, Kyle Lacy the VP of Marketing at Lessonly shares his career journey and how the art of story telling can help you stand out as unique. There is so much fun in this podcast, so make sure to download it and listen!

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Episode 14 - Derek Pando - The Future of Video

In this episode of The WHY MARKETING Podcast we talk to Derek Pando who manages International Marketing for ZOOM. During our episode we talk about ZOOM’s hypergrowth, MBA’s, and what it was like working at LinkedIn before taking a ‘leap of faith’ and joining the video revolution at ZOOM!

And if you have ever wanted to know what it’s like to have 50 people on a single video call, well click here to find out now… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP2VdBZtZ6Q 

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Episode 13 - Dan Kryzanowski - 21st Century Diversification

In this episode we catch up with Dan Kryzanowski, EVP of Business Development and Marketing at Rocket Dollar about his background and all the great things they have going on at Rocket Dollar!  

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Episode #9 - Ganesh Padmanabhan - Exploring AI

In Episode #9 of The WHY MARKETING Podcast, we visit with Ganesh Padmanabhan about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how machine learning is powering business and transforming the way marketers are engaging with their consumers. We also talked about how Ganesh transformed his own career going from engineering to sales & marketing and why it was such a natural fit!

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Episode 7 - Amber Armstrong - Breaking Down IoT

Amber Armstrong, the CMO for IBM's Watson IoT sits down to discuss her amazing career and what they are up to over at IBM. She also helps break down the Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the cool ways it’s helping make the world around us better!

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Episode 6 - Elissa Fink - A Fresh Perspective

In episode #6 we catch up with Elissa Fink the former CMO of Tableau Software about what she's up to now that she is 'semi-retired' after 11-incredible years of leading the marketing efforts for the software giant!

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Episode 5 - Jenny Rooney - The Key Traits of Leading CMO's

Jenny Rooney the Editor of the CMO Network at Forbes sits down to discuss her amazing career as one of the leading authorities of the CMO Community!  We also discussed how the role of the CMO is transforming, common challenges facing CMO’s, and how the CMO Network is helping to support the CMO community through the various programs they’ve developed like the Forbes CMO University Alumni Series and Forbes CMO Summit. 

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