Oct 4, 2016
This is a conversation with Faris Yakob. Faris was named one of 10 modern day mad men by Fast Company and one of the top 53 creatives in the world by the Clio Awards. He has been the Chief Technology Strategist at McCann and the Chief Innovation Officer at MDC Partners. In 2015, he published his first book, Paid Attention and now runs his own consultancy called Genius Steals. Enjoy!
Sep 28, 2016
This is a conversation with Ryan Porter. He has dedicated his life to helping people answer the question, what should I do with my life? After dropping out of college and moving to Japan, he became a motivational speaker, and has now spoken to over 900,000 students across the world. He is the author of ‘Make Your Own Lunch’ and founder of Raise Your Flag, a company that’s reinventing the way people build their careers. Enjoy!
Sep 20, 2016
This is a conversation with Ray White. Ray has made a career of growing businesses from little revenue to hundreds of millions, from Superpages.com to his time as COO of Range Online Media, then Chief Performance Officer at Dentsu companies iProspect and Reinvention. He is now the CMO of ICUC and the author of the Amazon #1 best selling book Connecting Happiness and Success.
Sep 15, 2016
This is a conversation with Saul Colt. He was an early employee at Freshbooks, the first international employee at Zipcar and speaks at conferences across the globe. We talked about his career selling boxes, accounting software and comics by creating more human experiences for the customers who bought them.
Aug 30, 2016
This is a conversation with Marty Neumeier, author of the Brand Gap, the Brand Flip and Meta Skills among others. He founded the Silicon Valley branding agency Neutron before merging with the Liquid Agency. He now serves as their Director of Transformation.
Aug 23, 2016
This is a conversation with Gareth Kay. He was the Chief Strategy Officer at Goodby Silverstein and Partners before founding Chapter SF. They are a new style of creative agency, bringing together product design and brand communications. We talked about the path that led him to advertising, the rush of working at creative powerhouses, and what it’s like to build an agency that doesn’t really do advertising anymore.
Aug 16, 2016
This is a conversation with Will Schafer, the Director of Marketing at Beyond Meat. They are easily one of the most innovative food producers around today with backers including Biz Stone and Bill Gates. We talked about what he learned from working in CPG, how he got to Beyond Meat, and how they got the new plant-based Beyond Burger into the meat section at Whole Foods.
Aug 9, 2016
This is a conversation with Richard Leslie, founder of Trend Influence, which he sold to MDC Partners, a founding partner of Culture, and now the Chief Strategy Officer at BFG Communications. We talked about the the path that led him to advertising and what it's like to build and sell an agency.
Aug 4, 2016
Clay Jones, a co-founder of August, joins us to talk talent, digital and the path that led him to focus 100% on the future of work. aug.co itspleinair.com
Jul 26, 2016
This is a conversation with Jordan Herald and Leigh Himel, the Co-CEO's of Toronto hot shop Gravity Partners. We talk about talent, crafting a career and what it's like to share the CEO title.
Jul 19, 2016
A conversation with Mel Exon, the CEO of the Sunshine Company and Co-founder of BBH Labs, about her dream of becoming a spy, talent and how Labs came to be. twitter.com/melex thesunshinecompany.com bartleboglehegarty.com bbh-labs.com itspleinair.com
Jul 11, 2016
A conversation with Mitch Joel, the President of Mirum Global, about squiggly careers and staying on top of change.