Margot Leong

Lessons Learned From 400+ Executive Briefings with Lisa Bregante

“No matter what your title is, you have a voice at the table.” – Lisa Bregante Lisa Bregante is the Group Manager, Customer Marketing at PagerDuty. We covered a wide range of topics, including how her experience facilitating executive briefings helped prepare her for her current role, as well as what she’s learned moving from…

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Using Retention and Lifecycle Marketing to Increase Customer Loyalty with Kelvin Cornaz-Tranphuoc

“To build a loyal customer, it actually starts from the very beginning when the customer interacts with your brand.” – Kelvin Cornaz-Tranphuoc Kelvin Cornaz-Tranphuoc is the Senior Director and General Manager of Retention at Rocket Lawyer. I’m really interested in how customer advocacy can play a larger role within the post-purchase journey and how there…

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Using the Customer Centricity Model to Demystify Customer Marketing with Charlotte Lilley

“Especially in this day and age, every company is striving to be more customer-centric, but few can really walk that talk. And I think customer marketers are the future of creating customer-centric companies.” – Charlotte Lilley Charlotte Lilley is the Head of Global Customer Marketing at Coupa. Charlotte kicked off her career in sales, founded…

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How Advocacy Can Play a Larger Role in the Customer Journey with Julie Perino

“I think marketing is, more and more, taking a bigger role, a more forward role. It’s really co-ownership of that responsibility to drive customer experience, customer success, and adoption of the solutions.” – Julie Perino Julie Perino is the Head of Global Customer Marketing at Adobe. I am a huge believer that customer advocacy can…

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Taking The Long-Term Approach to Working with Customers with Amy Shever

“The goal should be having that customer for life as a great reference, which also means making sure that they’re getting value out of participating in the different reference activities, not burning them out on too many, and also figuring out what makes sense over time.” – Amy Shever Amy Shever is the Senior Customer…

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The Benefits of Customer Advocacy (From An Advocate’s Perspective) with Jeff McKittrick

“It makes you feel good because you get recognized as a leader externally, versus just focusing on being in your day to day job, where you’re not thinking about your next move, or your next promotion, or your next job at another company.” – Jeff McKittrick Jeff McKittrick is the Managing Director of Digital Sales…

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How to Launch and Manage Your Sales Reference Program as a Team of One with Liv Schichtel

“At the end of the day, the biggest, [most] important thing in this role is that customer relationship. You don’t want to lose that customer relationship just to get another customer.” – Liv Schichtel Liv Schichtel is the Customer Marketing Manager at AvidXchange. A popularly requested topic for this show is around setting up sales reference…

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Transcript: How to Launch and Manage Your Sales Reference Program as a Team of One with Liv Schichtel

On this episode, I was joined by Liv Schichtel, Customer Marketing Manager at AvidXchange. A popularly requested topic for this show is around sales reference programs, including how to set them up and how to scale them. Liv came highly recommended as a marvelous example of a team of one who has been able to…

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Transcript: Using Online Reviews to Drive Endless Value for Your Company and Customers with Lauren Harris

On this episode, I was joined by Lauren Harris, Director of Global Customer Programs at Oracle. One of the areas where she’s driven a ton of value is in leading their customer review team, covering 6+ lines of business, 3 vendors, and over 15 functional areas. Third-party reviews are more important than ever because the…

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Transcript: How to Measure Success at an Operational and Executive Level with Rhett Livengood

On this episode, I was joined by Rhett Livengood, Worldwide Director of Digital Business Enabling at Intel. Prior to that, he was Intel’s Worldwide B2B Customer Engagement Director and has a ton of experience in the space. We talk about the importance of maintaining a strategic pipeline of advocates, reporting metrics at an operational versus…

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