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85: Susan Vobejda finds a home at The Trade Desk

This week on “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with Susan Vobejda, chief marketing officer at The Trade Desk, the fastest-growing demand-side platform (DSP) agencies, aggregators, and their advertisers can use to manage their digital campaigns. Vobejda’s career started in finance, but she quickly made the leap to advertising — confessing that advertising seemed so cool to […]

March 7, 2018

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84: Cory Treffiletti is always trying to be a better version of himself

For this week’s episode of “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with Cory Treffiletti, CMO of Voicera, a technology company that has created an AI virtual assistant named Eva (Enterprise Voice Assistant). Eva can be invited to meetings and will listen and take notes as well as follow up on identified action items and decisions. Previously in […]

February 28, 2018

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83: Carlos Mendez: “I thought this industry could use a little more math.”

This week on “Marketing Today,” Alan talks artificial intelligence, big data, and entrepreneurism with Carlos Mendez, the founder and CEO of Data Gran. After starting his career in advertising at JWT and then reviving an agency that had been owned by his family for 40 years, Mendez made another leap. With the knowledge gained from […]

February 21, 2018

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82: Adam Pierno finds his second act in the world of strategy

This week on “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with Adam Pierno, chief strategy officer at Santy and the author of “Under Think It.” Pierno is a living, breathing example of invention and reinvention. He started on the creative side of advertising — where he was an art director and, ultimately, a creative director — before making […]

February 14, 2018

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15 Top Podcasts Recommended By CMOs in The CMO Club

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Marketing Today was named #11 on the 15 Top Podcasts Recommended By CMOs in The CMO Club. Excerpt from article: 11. Marketing Today with Alan Hart: This podcast goes behind the scenes with the world’s best marketers and business leaders. Learn what makes a great brand, marketing campaign or turnaround—and how you can unleash your potential. 15 Top […]

February 12, 2018

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81: Allen Adamson and the challenge of a world that is spinning faster

In this week’s “Marketing Today,” Alan talks to Allen Adamson, co-founder and managing partner of the marketing company, Metaforce. Adamson is also the author of four books, the latest of which is “Shift Ahead: How the Best Companies Stay Relevant in a Fast-Changing World.” During his conversation with Alan, Adamson touches on a wide variety […]

February 7, 2018

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80: David Baldwin is “a creative guy with options”

This week on “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with David Baldwin, CEO of Baldwin&, an advertising, design and strategy company in Raleigh, North Carolina. Baldwin is also the CMO of Ponysaurus Brewing Company, a film producer and, most recently, an author. His book, “The Belief Economy — How to Give a Damn, Stop Selling, and Create […]

January 31, 2018

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79: David Aaker on the power of stories and the fight for the soul of capitalism

In this week’s episode of “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with David Aaker, who is widely recognized as the father of modern branding. He’s the vice chairman of Prophet, a global marketing and branding consultancy, and, in 2015, he was inducted into the American Marketing Association’s Hall of Fame. He’s written 16 books, and the most […]

January 24, 2018

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78: Jose Aguilar of Nestlé believes in the importance of understanding both data and culture

This week’s episode of “Marketing Today,” finds Alan talking with Jose Aguilar, global brand management director for Nestlé Nutrition. Aguilar leads Nestlé’s billion-dollar super premium infant formula category and also heads up innovation projects, geographic expansion, and renovation of the communications platform for the company. He is a true global executive who has led businesses […]

January 17, 2018

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77: Eric Asche’s greatest weapon in the battle against tobacco use: the truth

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In this week’s episode of “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with Eric Asche, chief marketing and strategy officer for Truth Initiative, the largest nonprofit public health organization in the United States. Under Asche’s stewardship, the nonsmoking initiative “Truth” campaign has taken dead aim at Big Tobacco and was named by Ad Age as one of the […]

January 10, 2018

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