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46 minutes | 14 days ago
Show 128 - Unicorn Interviews - Maria Ciabarra - Quantum Metric
In the 14th in our series of interviews that we're recording in partnership with the European PR Agency Tyto, and their own Without Borders podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online from Colorado Springs, US by Mario Ciabarra, Founder and CEO of Quantum Metric. Quantum Metric raised $200 million in Series B financing in January 2021 with a valuation exceeding $1 billion.
87 minutes | 21 days ago
Show 127 - FutureBrand Index
Recorded in partnership with FutureBrand, Russell Goldsmith looks back at the 2020 FutureBrand Index, where the agency examined the world's leading firms and determined how they fared over the previous year. Joining him online to talk through the findings of that report, we welcomed back to the podcast Jon Tipple, FutureBrand's Global Chief Strategy Officer, plus we were joined on the call by Stephen Douglas, Senior Director- International Design at McDonald's. During the show we also hear from Paul Bolt, Microsoft UK's CMO who Russell caught up with at the end of 2020, to get his take on some of the highlights of the Index.
37 minutes | a month ago
Show 126 - Unicorn Interviews - Felix Van de Maele - Collibra
In the 13th in our series of interviews that we're recording in partnership with the European PR Agency Tyto, and their own Without Borders podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online from New York by Felix Van de Maele, Co-Founder and CEO of Collibra, a big data management start-up that raised $112.5 million in April 2020 and achieved a $2.3 billion valuation.
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Show 125 - Unicorn Interviews - Chen Amit - Tipalti
In the 12th in our series of interviews that we're recording in partnership with the European PR Agency Tyto, and their own Without Borders podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online from Israel by Chen Amit, Co-Founder and CEO of Tipalti, a fintech start-up that reached unicorn status in October 2020 after raising $150 million in a Series E round that took the company's valuation to over $2 billion.
62 minutes | 3 months ago
Show 124 - Women In Marketing Awards
Produced in partnership with the Women in Marketing Awards, celebrating its 10th anniversary, Russell Goldsmith was joined online by two of the winners, plus one of the highly commended finalists to talk about their work and what it means to be a female leader in marketing today. Our guests were Elizabeth Del Valle, Global Head of Marketing for Gaming, YouTube, Agnisha Ghosh, Integrated Marketing Lead for Asia, 3M and Shona Smith, Head of Marketing, Planning and Performance for Tesco Bank. Women in Marketing is a global community created to educate, inspire, connect and recognise women in the marketing and associated professions, through the cycle of their lives.
59 minutes | 3 months ago
Show 123 - unPredictions 2021: Retail Marketing Priorities
We focus on what 2021’s retail marketing priorities should be this episode that was produced in partnership with the customer engagement platform Emarsys, part of SAP, to coincide with the National Retail Federation’s 2021 ‘Retail’s Big Show’, that took place virtually due to covid restrictions. Sucharita Kodali, VP, Principal Analyst Serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals at Forrester, was our guest moderator and she was joined online by: - Kristin Smith, Senior Vice President, Digital, Hanna Andersson - Gavin Wheeldon, CEO, Purple - Payal Hindocha, Vertical Product Marketing Manager, Emarsys - John Starke, Vice-President, Business Development, Zulily We also hear from Ratul Shah, Head of Product Marketing, SAP Customer Data Solutions, SAP To download a copy of the Emarsys Unpredictions ebook, visit https://emarsys.com/learn/
75 minutes | 3 months ago
Show 122 - Future talent and how to address the digital skills gap
In this latest episode that we recorded in partnership wtih SAP UK & Ireland, our focus turned to future talent, looking at the importance of graduate programs and apprenticeships and how we can address the digital skills gap. We also look at what impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on recruitment, onboarding of new employees and training. Our guests were: 1/ Lindsey Rowe, Chief of Staff, COO and the Head of People and Programs Office at SAP 2/ Steve Isherwood, Chief Exec of the Institute of Student Employers 3/ Amy Brereton, COO of Enactus UK 4/ Nick White, Head of Junior Talent HR Europe at Fujitsu 5/ Kim Hardman, UK Apprentice Program Manager at AstraZeneca
30 minutes | 4 months ago
Show 121 - Unicorn Interviews - Clay Wilkes - Galileo
In our 11th unicorn interview, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online from Utah in the US by Clay Wilkes, CEO of Galileo. Galileo is a global payments processing platform that powers world-leading fintechs, challenger banks, neobanks, financial services and investment firms by removing the complexity from payments. As a fintech itself, Galileo is in rare company: a bootstrapped organization that achieved profitability years before accepting outside institutional investment. Under Clay’s leadership, Galileo announced its first institutional investment round in October 2019. In May 2020, Galileo was acquired by SoFi and now operates as an independent business unit with Clay as CEO. The show was produced in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto and their own ‘Without Borders’ podcast.
42 minutes | 4 months ago
Show 120 - Future of e-commerce and brand communications in utilities
Produced in partnership with SAP, we discussed the future of e-commerce and brand communications in the utility sector. Russell Goldsmith was joined online from Germany by Florian Fromboerg, Global Director SAP Customer Experience Utilities and João Fonseca, Product Manager Ecosystem B2C sales, EnBW, and from Reykjavik, Iceland, by Dr. Fridrik Larson, CEO of LarsEn Energy Branding. Fridrik is also the founder of the Charge Conference and is Associate Professor at the University of Iceland.
36 minutes | 4 months ago
Show 119 - Unicorn Interviews - Mike Massaro - Flywire
For the tenth interview in our special series that we’re recording in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto and their own ‘Without Borders’ podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie switch focus from Europe to North America, as they were joined online from Boston in the US by Mike Massaro, CEO of Flywire, a high growth vertical payments company that gained unicorn status in February 2020.
60 minutes | 5 months ago
Show 118 - Futureproofing your business in a post-covid world
Recorded in partnership with FutureBrand, this episode was recorded back in August, when we looked at brands within key industries that have a heavy focus on a physical presence such as sports, hospitality, travel and entertainment. We talked about how they are adapting to the concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and the impact of social distancing rules, as well as looking at how they are future proofing their business in a post covid world. Russell Goldsmith was joined online Aliya Khan, Vice President of Global Design Strategies at Marriott International, George Gottl, Chief Creative Officer of UXUS, and Sanjay Patel, Managing Director of The Hundred at the English and Wales Cricket Board. We also hear from James Ralley, Head of Marketing and Commercial at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Charlotte Williams, VP for content at Cannes Lions festivals and John Timms of MLS Contract, whose company owns the franchise to the Sheffield Sharks basketball team in the UK.
49 minutes | 5 months ago
Show 117 - Unicorn Interviews - Adrien Nussenbaum - Mirakl
In the ninth of our special series of interviews that we’re recording in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto and their own ‘Without Borders’ podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online by Adrien Nussenbaum, Co-Founder & US CEO of Mirakl, the only marketplace SaaS platform that empowers both B2B and B2C organizations to launch and grow an enterprise marketplace at scale. Mirakl's recent $300M Series D funding round places the company's valuation at over $1.5B.
45 minutes | 5 months ago
Show 116 - Entrepreneurship and Diversity in the UK
Produced in partnership with the British Business Bank and Oliver Wyman, we discuss a new report that they have published together called ‘Alone Together: Entrepreneurship and Diversity in the UK’, that looks at the persistent disparities that Black business owners and those from Asian and other ethnic minority backgrounds face in business outcomes, with systemic disadvantage playing a key role. Russell Goldsmith was joined online by three BAME founders who have enjoyed success in their work, to discuss the findings of the report, and share their own experiences of raising finance to start their businesses: Michaela Alexander, CEO and Founder of Miles & Mia; Keshav Bhatt, Founder & CEO, Revolutions Hive; and Flavilla Fongang, Managing Director, 3 Colouors Rule During the podcast, we also hear from Alice Hu Wagner, Managing Director, for Strategy, Economics & Business Development at British Business Bank; Shalom Lloyd, Founder of the Naturally Tribal Skincare, and Entrepreneur and Former investor on BBC Dragons’ Den, Piers Linney, who is also a Non-Exec Director of the British Business Bank. To download a copy of the report, visit: https://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/research-alone-together/
50 minutes | 6 months ago
Show 115 - Unicorn Interviews - Charles McManus - ClearBank
In the eighth of our special series of interviews that we’re recording in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto and their own ‘Without Borders’ podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online by Charles McManus, CEO of ClearBank. ClearBank launched in 2017 as the UK's first new clearing bank in more than 250 years. A year later it was recognised by LinkedIn as the 4th ‘Top Startups’ to work for and is now well on its way to becoming the next UK Unicorn. Through its banking licence and intelligent, robust technology solutions, the company enables its partners to offer real-time payment and innovative banking services to their customers.
43 minutes | 7 months ago
Show 114 - International Expansion: Employer of Record Services
Produced in partnership with Globalization Partners, we were joined online from Boston, US, by the company's Founder and CEO, Nicole Sahin, to explain how easy it is to hire talent anywhere in the world, without the complexity of setting up foreign offices or subsidiaries. Nicole helps demystify the process and explains how businesses can build global teams whilst bypassing the legal, HR & tax complexities involved, through Globalization Partners' Employer of Record service. During the show, we also hear from Dhaval Gore, Head of the Mayor's International Business Programme at London & Partners, who is working with Nicole’s team now that Globalization Partners is an official Business Partner of that programme, plus we also have some comments from Elizabeth Palmisano, Talent Acquisition & HR Manager at ClickDimensions, one of Globalization Partners’ clients who has recently gone through the process of hiring staff in a new country. For more information on Employer of Record services, visit https://www.globalization-partners.com/
37 minutes | 7 months ago
Show 113 - Unicorn Interviews - Avinash Rugoobur - Arrival
In the seventh of our special series of interviews that we’re recording in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto and their own ‘Without Borders’ podcast, Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online by Avinash Rugoobur, President & Chief Strategy Officer of Arrival. One of Europe’s most valuable unicorns, Arrival is focussed on reimagining the entire electric vehicle production process and reached Unicorn status at the start of 2020.
33 minutes | 7 months ago
Show 112 - Circklo Sustainability Index
Produced in partnership with the Think Tank, Circklo, Russell Goldsmith is joined by one of Circklo’s co-founders, Marco D’Attanasio to talk through the key findings of their Sustainability Index. We also hear from Natasha Franck, Founder and CEO of Eon, an IoT platform that has the aim to power connected products and circular commerce, plus Laz Tyrekidis, Founder & CEO of luxury menswear brand, Aristocracy London, talks about their body measurement app and the impact it could have in terms of sustainability. To download a copy of the Circklo Sustainability Index, visit www.circklo.com
77 minutes | 8 months ago
Show 111 - How Digital Acceleration Is Driving Sustainable Fashion & Beauty
In the sixth episode that we’ve produced in partnership with SAP UK, we focus on how digital acceleration is driving sustainable fashion and beauty. Another extended show with a panel of four experts consisted of: 1/ Anne-Christine Polet, who is leading the Digital Venture arm for PVH Europe, with start-ups HATCH and STITCH 2/ Joanna Jensen, Founder and Chair of Child's Farm 3/ Maria Morais, Global Industry Director for Consumer Industries, SAP 4/ Gemma Carver, Global CX Advisor for Retail, SAP Plus we also hear from Kev McFadyen, Brand Director, Berghaus, Pentland Brands
33 minutes | 9 months ago
Show 110 - Unicorn Interviews - Dr Tim Sievers - Deposit Solutions
Russell Goldsmith and Brendon Craigie were joined online by Dr. Tim Sievers, CEO & Founder of Deposit Solutions, an open banking platform that, as reported in the Financial Times, reached unicorn status in September 2019 after securing a $55 million investment for a 4.9% stake from Deutsche Bank. This is the sixth episode in our special series being produced in partnership with the European PR agency Tyto and their own ‘Without Borders’ podcast, where we are interviewing leaders of companies that have reached, or are close to reaching, Unicorn status, to find out about the key issues, pain points and challenges that startups face and how they can address them with a strategic approach to marketing and communications. As we continue to record these through lockdown, due to the coronavirus pandemic, we also look at how companies are adapting to working through the Covid-19 crisis. Tim founded Deposit Solutions in 2011. The company is building a new infrastructure for the global deposit business and already connects over 150 banks in 20 countries that want to offer their customers deposit products from third party banks or collect retail funding through its open banking platform. Tim is a pioneer of the FinTech industry and remains an active contributor to the community, through his membership of the FinTech Committee of the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Digital Banking Project Committee of the Association of German Banks. Prior to Deposit Solutions, Tim worked for 10 years in private equity and technology companies.
48 minutes | 9 months ago
Show 109 - Futureproof Your Business - Hybrid Working
As cities around the world begin relaxing their coronavirus lockdowns rules, and companies start to reopen their offices, how will working experiences of the past few months impact the way organisations run in the future. Produced in partnership with the PRCA Global COVID-19 Communications Taskforce, we discuss how PR agency heads can futureproof their business, discover what the traits are for an athletic organisation, and look at whether more companies move to a hybrid model of working. Our guests were: 1/ Tom Cheesewright, Applied Futurist 2/ Rebecca Dibb-Simkin, Marketing & Product Director, Octopus Energy 3/ Jeremy Hillman, Director Corporate Communications at The World Bank The competition to win a copy of Tom’s latest book, 'Future-Proof Your Business', mentioned in this episode, has now ended.
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