Engaging for Impact: How Women Executives Are Changing the Workplace

Female leaders drive higher levels of employee engagement and satisfaction within the workplace. IBM thinkLeaders and the Women Innovators Network present this Dreamforce 2018 panel with three executive women on how they are impacting change in their institutions, bridging generation gaps, and fostering the future pipeline of diverse talent. Panelists: (Moderator) Debbie Vavangas – DS&iX […]

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thinkPod @ Dreamforce ’18: The Idea Is Only As Good As The Hustle feat. Anurag Agarwalla, Innovation at Uber

In this episode of thinkPod @ Dreamforce 2018, Anurag Agarwalla (Innovation at Uber & Co-lead of Uber’s Asian Heritage ERG) joins us to share his perspective on balancing the physical vs digital, sourcing ideas from intrapreneurs, and bringing your authentic self to work. Follow @IBMthinkLeaders on Twitter > Join the IBM thinkLeaders LinkedIn group >

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thinkPod @ Dreamforce ’18: AI – Helping Teachers Sleep at Night feat. Matthew Glotzbach, CEO, Quizlet

Matthew Glotzbach, CEO of Quizlet, joins us to discuss the difference between consumer learning and EdTech, leveraging AI to improve visibility into the education process, and how technology can further democratize information. Download on iTunes here. Follow @IBMthinkLeaders on Twitter > Join the IBM thinkLeaders LinkedIn group >

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thinkPod @ Dreamforce ’18: Wonder Woman & the Power of Empathy & Representation ft. Stephanie Rice, Women at Yelp

In the first installment of thinkLeaders at Dreamforce 2018, we are joined by Stephanie Rice, Yelp Senior Marketing Associate and National Lead for Women at Yelp (WAY), to discuss the value of diversity and inclusion resource groups in the workplace, and the power of scaling communities while maintaining empathy and connection at the core.

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thinkPod: Bitcoin & the Democratization of Commerce feat. Alex Adelman, Co-Founder & CEO, Lolli

In this episode, we are joined by Alex Adelman, Co-founder and CEO of Lolli, a bitcoin rewards e-commerce startup based in NYC. We talk about borderless commerce, barriers of entries to cryptocurrency, and evolving business models.

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thinkPod: Foodie Tribes and Changing Times feat. Jon Carter, CDO & CTO, Snap Kitchen

In this episode of thinkPod at SXSW 2018, Amanda Thurston (Marketing Services Leader, IBM iX) is joined by Jon Carter (Chief Digital Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Snap Kitchen) to discuss conscious sourcing, Foodie Tribes, and transitioning to digital business models.

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thinkLeaders @ CEBIT 2018: Data-based Cutomer Understanding feat. Prof Markus Warg, COO, SIGNAL IDUNA & Board Member, SDA SE

In this episode of thinkPod at CEBIT 2018, Amanda Thurston, Leader, Digital Marketing Services, talks to Professor Markus Warg, COO at SIGNAL IDUNA & Board Member at SDA SE, about Service Dominant Architecture, partnerships, and working in agile.

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Dagne Dover Founders Panel

IBM iX thinkLeaders presents a fireside chat with the founders of Dagne Dover: – Melissa Mash, CEO – Jessie Dover, Creative Director – Deepa Gandhi, COO

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20 Years In: The State of the CX Profession

A key theme of the Forrester CXNYC event was how customer experience can and should drive growth for the business. Yet the headline from Forrester’s 2018 CX Index stated the industry appears to be plateauing. Consumers said that brand experiences are overwhelmingly mediocre—62%—and the number of consumers who think experiences are above-average continues dropping each […]

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thinkPod @ Cannes Lions 2018: Comfortable Spaces for Uncomfortable Conversations Feat. Gemma Greaves, CEO, The Marketing Society

In this episode of thinkPod at Cannes Lions, Amanda Thurston (Leader, Marketing Services, IBM iX) talks to Gemma Greaves (CEO, The Marketing Society) about bravery, bringing people together, and ensuring bolder marketing leadership by allowing people to be themselves.

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Leadership Insights from the Robert Schwartz Era

Many of our followers know Robert Schwartz as our video host and the butt of many of my podcast jokes.  If you’ve watched the series long enough, you might also know him as a marketer, a father and a husband, an avid soccer fan, a student of politics, and a man who can’t quite move […]

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Reinventing Business for the Future – thinkLeaders @ Cannes 2018

https://youtu.be/JxaqK7_VKRY The rate at which an organization can transform is directly proportional to the embarrassment it can tolerate. To succeed in their reinvention, CEOs are turning to their leadership to drive the growth and change agendas across the business. IBM iX thinkLeaders talks to Twitter, Ticketmaster,  TLDR Capital, and  Crane.tv, about how businesses today must […]

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