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What2Know - a Marketing and Communications Podcast

The What 2 Know podcast explores best practices, innovation and latest trends with industry experts with an eye toward helping you, the listener, stay ahead of the ever changing marketing and communications landscape.
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Dec 28, 2017

Aaron Strout, CMO of W2O and host of this podcast, reflects on the past year and highlights some of his favorite episodes. He also hints at some new exciting events coming up in 2018 in celebration of the new year. Happy Holidays! As always, please send in any ideas for speakers or topics you’d like to hear more on.

Dec 21, 2017

The life sciences field is exciting and rapidly evolving. This week Author of When I’m 164, Chief Correspondent at NPR , Columnist at The Daily Beast), and CEO of ARC Fusion, David Ewing Duncan, discusses what’s exciting in the field, how using life sciences, health and tech can extend life and what that means.

Dec 14, 2017

Comcast Ventures Investor Cong Ding understands what it takes to carve out space in early technology and venture capitalism industries. She shares her perspective and insight with host Aaron Strout. Plus, you’ll see how she feels about Pirates of the Caribbean and Taylor Swift.

Dec 7, 2017

Michael Marinello, SVP of Strategic Communications at Turner shares the challenges that traditional media platforms face as streaming habits have changed due to technology and how to adapt.

Nov 30, 2017

Host Aaron Strout chats with Co-Founder, COO & Head of Marketing of Coffee Meets Bagel, Dawoon Kang. The two discuss how the dating app enables users to build authentic connections with strangers.

Nov 16, 2017

Shawn Goodman, Head of Global Oncology Corporate Communications discusses his career journey and touches on a very important topic -  the future of cancer research. 

Nov 10, 2017

Ann Handley, Author and Chief Content Officer of Marketing Profs chats about the privilege of marketing, how to create value for your audience, and the importance of creating great content. Plus, we got the scoop on her latest book project and her thoughts on flying.

Nov 2, 2017

CEO & Co-Founder of Naya Health, Janica Alvarez, discusses how her company is improving nutrition through their health tech products (breast pumps & smart bottles).

 

Oct 26, 2017

What do quantum computing & building organizations have in common? This week's quest is well-versed in both! Whurley shares his expertise with host Aaron Strout.

Oct 19, 2017

Author & Global Design Practice Lead of IBM, Travel & Transportation, Chris Noessel & host Aaron Strout geek out over design, AI  & agentive technology.

Oct 12, 2017

CEO & Co-Founder of AdStage, Sahil Jain, understands the pulse of digital advertising. On this week’s episode he discusses where digital has been, the current state of digital and where he sees it headed in the future.

Oct 5, 2017

Host Aaron Strout looks back at the last 32 episodes and highlights some of the most notable speakers and topics, and hints at what’s to come.

Please send in questions or speakers you would like to hear from on the show, and we encourage you to give feedback via an Itunes review. Thanks for listening!

 

Sep 29, 2017

Leveraging social media and technology has proven to be highly impactful for the culinary industry. Erik Murnighan, President of The International Culinary Center chats about the plethora of ways food has benefited from the evolution of tech & social.

Sep 21, 2017

Kim L. Hunter (Founder & Managing Partner of KLH & Associates + President & CEO of LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS) noticed a major issue in our industry and decided to do something about it. Kim is also the founder & CEO of the LAGRANT Foundation, an org. that addresses the lack of diversity in the advertising, marketing and public relations fields. He shares how prioritizing diversity strengthens organizations and enables stronger ideas for clients.

Sep 14, 2017

Digital has forced every industry to adapt, change and innovate. From automotive to music, corporations are being pushed to be creative like never before. This week’s guest, Jeremiah Owyang, Founder of Crowd Companies, discusses how top organizations are operationalizing innovation and what steps companies need to take in order to ensure they are not left behind.

Sep 7, 2017

The use of data, technology and life sciences have proven to essential to the fight against cancer. This week Aaron Strout chats with John Hinshaw, Board Member of DocuSign, The Bank of New York Mellon, and the National Academy Foundation and John A. Orwin, Board Member of Seattle Genetics, Retrophin, and Array BioPharma to discuss this balancing act.

Aug 31, 2017

Chief Medical Officer of Verily (Google's Life Sciences arm), Jessica Mega, M.D., M.P.H., chats with Aaron Strout on what it will take for the healthcare industry to define the future of medicine.

 

Aug 24, 2017

Karen Boyd (Communications Director, City of Oakland), Karen Terrill (President, Media Survival Group), Michelle Guido (PIO, Orlando Police Dept.), and Sgt. Wanda Miglio (PIO, Orlando Police Dept.) sit down with Aaron Strout to discuss how empathy and strategy work together in crisis communications.

Aug 17, 2017

Adam Klein, winner of Survivor, has always believed in the power of championing for good while pursuing your dreams. From managing a homeless shelter to fighting cancer through a campaign inspired by his mother (#LiveLikeSusie), he understands no goal is out of reach. Learn more about the #LiveLikeSusie campaign.

Aug 10, 2017

Musician, ZZ Ward, has used social media (particularly Instagram) to connect with her audience. From sharing her lack of love of early mornings to what it’s like to travel across two continents in three 3 days, ZZ’s fans have authentic and direct access. She discusses how this has helped shape her relationship with fans.

 

Aug 3, 2017

Mark Stouse, CEO of Proof recognizes the power of data and its necessity to any organization. On this week’s episode he discusses how to accurately prove cause and effect, but more importantly, the value that adds to a business.

Jul 27, 2017

Jonathan H. Corr, President & CEO of Ellie Mae, has seen the evolution of the mortgage business. Even though technology has changed the way the mortgage industry operates, Jonathan understands that customers value high touch experiences just as much as high tech experiences. On this week’s episode, he discusses this notion and the upcoming Ellie Mae Classic, a charity golf tournament that supports Bay area charities that our firm is also excited to support!

Jul 20, 2017

Joanne Pasternack, VP Community Relations, Exec. Director, Warriors Community Foundation has dedicated her career to helping businesses and organizations serve their communities. On this week's episode she shares why organizations value corporate social responsibility, what it takes to scale initiatives, and what value these initiatives bring to communities.

Learn more about the Warriors Community Foundation here: http://www.nba.com/warriors/foundation/ 

 

Jul 13, 2017

Stephanie Cathcart, Global Head of External Affairs, GE Oil & Gas, sits down Aaron Strout to discuss the multiple facets of B2B marketing. From crisis to comms to the importance of innovation, they discuss what it means to be an effective B2B communicator. Stephanie even recaps her experience working on a national political campaign. Plus you'll never guess Who is one of Stephanie's favorite bands. 

Jul 6, 2017

Colonel William Reeder Jr. chats with Aaron Strout about how to effectively lead and what makes an exceptional leader. Through his time in the military (including being a POW during the Vietnam war), Colonel Reeder recognizes how attitude effects outcome. Hear more about his remarkable journey.

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