Episodes

How Gifting Can Supercharge Your Customer Relationships with Leslie Barrett

“To me, there’s nothing more magical than an account going dark, then you send them something and then … a la kazaam! All of a sudden, they respond to you. It’s magic.” – Leslie Barrett Leslie Barrett is the Senior Customer Marketing Manager at Sendoso, a sending platform that gives companies new ways to engage…

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

Rhett Livengood is the 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. You can connect with Rhett on LinkedIn. On this episode, we cover: Why SaaS means that companies are valuing customer marketing and engagement…

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

“To me, customer centricity is the foundation. And you really need it.” – Lauren Harris Lauren Harris is the 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…

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How to Partner With Sales for Mutual Success with Allyson Stinchfield

“Despite the fact that sometimes we’re living in such a digital world, human relationships still truly matter.” – Allyson Stinchfield Allyson Stinchfield is the Chief Customer Officer at Needle Space Labs, a marketing agency in Berkeley, California. Prior to that, she was the Customer Marketing Director at Splunk, an enterprise software company. We spoke about…

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Taking Your Video Storytelling to the Next Level with Ben Bradley

“For me, it’s what is the ‘why’ behind what people are doing and how can I bring that to light.” – Ben Bradley Ben Bradley is the Founder and Director of Right Hand Films. We previously worked together on several customer testimonial videos during my time at Rubrik. (Fun fact: the quality and artistry of…

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How To Position Customer Advocacy as “Must-Have” Instead of “Nice-to-Have” with Claire Grove

“It starts and finishes with: what was it that your business is trying to achieve?” – Claire Grove Claire Grove is the Customer Advocacy and Storytelling Strategy Director at ServiceNow. Previously, she ran UK customer advocacy at Microsoft, as well as the EMEA customer reference program at Salesforce. Claire has this incredibly calming energy and…

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The Importance of Turning Customers Into Advocates: A Sales Perspective with Dan Raynes

“You want to make your customers referenceable? Then you’ve got to go out of the way to keep your customers happy.” – Dan Raynes Dan Raynes is a State and Local Senior Account Executive at Rubrik. He is one of the highest performing sales reps I know and has consistently achieved over 100% of his…

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Making Customers Your North Star By Utilizing Customer Advisory Boards with Sarah Moody

“It’s really important that the leadership team think of this as a program, that they have a dedicated owner, ongoing budget — like budget for a year, not budget for a meeting, or budget for a month, or budget for a quarter.” – Sarah Moody Sarah Moody is the CEO at Customers Always First, a consulting…

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How to Build a Robust Customer Story Pipeline with Lindsay Molina

As a customer marketer, you are an extension of the account team, so we always want to be incredibly mindful of what we’re asking them to do. – Lindsay Molina Lindsay Molina is the Senior Group Manager, Customer Marketing at Slack. Prior to that, she also ran customer marketing at MuleSoft and Poly. You can…

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How to Create Customer Partnerships That Are Truly Win-Win with Julie Ilott

“It’s about taking a moment to think about what you can do to support that customer. It just changes the conversation massively.” – Julie Ilott Julie Ilott is the Senior EMEA Customer Marketing Manager at Talkdesk and has previously worked at enterprise technology brands like Oracle and Dell EMC. She has nearly 20 years of experience…

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