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DemandGen Radio by David Lewis

Catch the latest episodes of the DemandGen Radio where CEO & Founder David Lewis covers a range of trending topics across the Martech and Salestech segment with leading industry thought-leaders.
  • #167 The D3 Methodology: Building Strategic and Technical Skills
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

    In this series, Carlos Hidalgo and I take you through all areas of The D3 Methodology - a model for redefining demand generation and better positioning marketing as a critical revenue-driving function. In episode 3 of this series, we talk about the importance of building both strategic and technical skills for yourself and for your team. Listen as we share how to align skillsets with your evolving tech stack, how to build up your expertise, and why having the right amount of strategic and technical skills on your team is essential for driving revenue. Check out The D3 Methodology here: https://bit.ly/3aOjwYz

  • #166 The D3 Methodology: Building a Strong Organizational Structure
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 19, 2020 at 9:00 am

    A strong organizational structure is key to maximizing revenue growth. In this series, Carlos Hidalgo and I take you through all areas of The D3 Methodology - a model for redefining demand generation and better positioning marketing as a critical revenue-driving function. In episode 2 of this series, we’re diving into the importance of building the right teams and eliminating organizational silos. Tune in as we cover why now is the time to really focus on transforming and redefining how your teams operate, why it’s essential for sales and marketing to be aligned, and how to design an organizational structure focused around your buyers and their needs.Take a look at these resources mentioned in the podcast: The D3 Methodology: https://bit.ly/3aOjwYz Accountability chart: https://bit.ly/2zLnJzI 

  • #165 How To Lead Through Authenticity ft. Anna Crowe
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 12, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Anna Crowe is the CEO of Crowe PR and author of Get Real, a bestselling book on the power of leadership and authenticity. In this episode, Anna shares how to be a powerful leader and how to build a strong company culture. Tune in to learn how to be a good communicator, how to transform yourself into a more genuine and authentic person, and how to evolve your sales and marketing strategies during the pandemic.

  • #164 How to Remove Friction in Marketing ft. Roger Dooley
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Roger Dooley is widely known for his books and research on the topics of neuroscience and removing friction from the customer experience. In this episode, we dive into both topics, uncovering what it takes to attract buyers and seamlessly convert them into customers. Tune in as we talk about ways marketers can eliminate friction, why some friction may actually be useful depending on how you leverage it, and share some of the best frictionless strategies that many of the most successful companies on the planet are using.

  • #163 The D3 Methodology: A Holistic Model for Maximizing Revenue
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

    It’s vital for marketing executives, marketing operations professionals, and demand generation marketers, to provide an overall vision that explains what marketing needs to do within their organization to maximize revenue. A great way to do this is by using The D3 Methodology for B2B marketing that we unveil in this episode. Tune in to Part 1 of this new series with Carlos Hidalgo as we dive into this methodology, how it works, and how you can apply it within your own organization. Join us as we explore how this methodology will help you redefine how you do demand generation and how to maximize your revenue output. Check out The D3 Methodology here: https://resources.demandgen.com/the-d3-methodology-a-holistic-model-for-maximizing-revenue/demandgen-d3methodology-overview

  • #162 What it Takes to be an Agent of Change ft. Linda Haury
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Linda Haury was responsible for leading the major marketing transformation that took place at Tyco. In this episode, she talks about how she was able to bring the company into the digital world, turning marketing into a data-driven department, integrating and deploying new systems, and aligning marketing with sales. Linda shares how the need for digital transformation became apparent, how she was able to prove ROI to Tyco’s CEO, and why she decided to enlist DemandGen for some additional support.

  • #161 How Intent Data is Revealing Buyer Behavior During Covid-19 ft. Erik Matlick
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

    In this episode with Bombora Founder and CEO Erik Matlick, we discuss what intent data is revealing about buyer behavior in the era of COVID-19. We unpack how intent data works, and how sales and marketing teams are using intent data to discover which companies are in research mode for your products or services. Check out Bombora’s recent study on how COVID-19 is impacting B2B research trends here: https://bombora.com/covid-19-b2b-intent-data/

  • #160 Ramping Up Marketing During a Downturn ft. Rob Bois
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Marketing at CARFAX has changed dramatically over the last year, shifting away from blast-and-batch methods to adopting more effective marketing strategies. And the person leading this change is Rob Bois, Head of Dealer Marketing. Listen as Rob shares the initiatives he and his team are working on and how they’re striving to achieve maximum value from their new instance of Marketo, despite obstacles being presented by the pandemic. Rob shares how CARFAX is adjusting to the current situation, how their go-to-market strategy has changed, and what sales and marketing are doing to set themselves up for future success.

  • #159 Being Contextual in Marketing ft. Mathew Sweezey
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Marketing has entered a new era fueled by media and driven by context. As outlined in his new book, “The Context Marketing Revolution,” Mathew Sweezey shares why context is so important and how to craft your branding and messaging to be successful in our modern world. Listen as we talk about how marketing has evolved, which brands are getting context right, and how to win customers by being authentic and contextual.

  • #158 Profiling a High-Performing Sales Professional ft. Frannie Danzinger
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Frannie Danzinger is one of the rare sales professionals that really knows and understands how to connect with people in order to help them solve their problems. Tune into this episode to learn how Frannie has excelled in a sales role and what she does to remain successful. Listen as she shares how she got started in sales, what channels and strategies she leverages to maximize engagement, and how she adds value to the people she works with.

  • #157 Leaving a Legacy ft. Courtney Wilson
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Courtney Wilson has been at CloudFactory for over 5 years and was instrumental in building the marketing infrastructure, programs, and team that transformed the company from its early startup days into what it is now. However, there comes a time when we must pursue other opportunities in order to grow and evolve. Listen as Courtney reflects on the work he’s done at CloudFactory, the legacy he will leave behind, and what the future looks like.

  • #156 The Importance of Building a Strong Team Culture ft. Teresa Almaraz
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Culture plays such a vital role in building and maintaining a strong team. Tune into this episode as Teresa Almaraz, Director of Engagement Marketing at Glassdoor, joins me for a conversation on the importance of building trust with your team and becoming a powerful leader. Listen as we share what it takes to coach people and how to be a valuable mentor, why delivering feedback is so important, and how to build a strong team culture in which everyone feels empowered and impactful.

  • #155 Isn't Sales and Marketing the Same Thing? ft. Max Altshuler
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 3, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The skillsets of both sales and marketing are overlapping more and more these days and it’s essential that these two teams come together to work towards shared goals. Listen as Max Altshuler, VP of Marketing at Outreach, joins me for a conversation around sales and marketing alignment. We dive into why marketers need to step into the shoes of a salesperson, how marketing can benefit from listening to the conversations that sales has with customers, and how these two teams can better support each other for mutual success.

  • #154 From Barista to Badass Marketo Champion ft. Chelsea Kiko
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Chelsea Kiko has quickly transformed her career from being a barista at Starbucks to now a Marketo Champion. Tune into this episode as she shares how she discovered Marketo and how it paved the way for her career, advice for someone just getting started with Marketo, and tips and tricks for getting the most success from the platform.

  • #153 The Power of Marketing in Driving Revenue ft. David Eldred
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Far too often Marketing’s efforts are not directly associated with driving revenue. Worse yet, when the economy slides, Marketing budgets are often slashed to protect profits. Only after the damage is done by these cuts, and top-line revenue growth is impacted, do companies try to market their way back on top. However, that is not the case at Rivermark Community Credit Union where Marketing is seen as a revenue driver. Imagine if you were regularly asked, “if we gave you more money, how would you drive more revenue?” Asked and answered! In the episode, you’ll learn how David Eldred, Director of Marketing and Digital Experience at Rivermark Community Credit Union brought in Marketo and other marketing technology tools to turn Marketing into a Revenue Center with incredible results. Listen as David shares where his passion for marketing and technology comes from and how he’s lead so much marketing innovation and impact within a financial services company.

  • #152 Demand Creation Done Right ft. Carlos Hidalgo
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Too often Marketing fails to prove it’s value within organizations. To help you convey marketing's contribution, and articulate what needs to get done, consider using the Demand Generation Framework that we discuss in this episode. The Demand Generation Framework is a holistic model for driving revenue across three dimensions: Demand Creation, Demand Management, and Demand Expansion. In episode one of our three-part series, Carlos Hidalgo and I share why successful Demand Creation is essential for your success. Listen as Carlos highlights the importance of creating buyer personas, why you need to be enriching and cleansing your data, and we provide actionable tips for creating demand during your upcoming events. Learn more about the Demand Generation Framework here: https://www.demandgen.com/how-to-reposition-and-strengthen-marketings-role-in-2020/

  • #151 Changing the Narrative: How to Reposition the Discipline of Marketing
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Marketing is in the midst of an identity crisis. Most marketing teams and marketing leaders are still struggling to define what they are doing, why they are doing it, and what they have accomplished. In this episode, I take you on a journey through the history of marketing and technology and how the discipline of marketing has evolved into what it is today. More importantly though, I share why it’s essential for the marketing function to now once again change its narrative and reposition itself. And, for that reason, I end this episode by introducing a new framework, known as the Demand Generation Framework - a holistic model for driving revenue growth across Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service.

  • #150 How to Get Your Data Clean and Pristine with Gaea Connary
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Data fuels every marketing program and plays a major role in the performance and cost of all marketing campaigns. Yet, data is often a last priority for marketers. In this episode, Gaea Connary shares why data is commonly neglected, what it takes to get your data up to speed, and how much inaccurate and dirty data is actually costing you. For those who need a little help getting their data clean and pristine, checkout DemandGen’s data services here: https://www.demandgen.com/data-services.

  • #149 Fireside Chat with Marketo Champion Darrell Alfonso, Amazon
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Darrell Alfonso is a Marketo Champion and leader in the marketing automation community. Tune in to learn how Darrell’s career landed him at Amazon and why he’s so passionate about technology and marketing. Listen as he also shares some of his career lessons, such as how to quickly have an impact in a new role, along with his advice on why you should constantly be evolving, accelerating your learning, and striving for big wins. Plus, in this episode, Darrell shares what marketing operations at Amazon is like and how they manage such a complex and sophisticated deployment of Marketo.

  • #148 Inside Marketing Operations at DemandGen with Sabrina Killian
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Sabrina Killian joins the podcast to talk about how DemandGen does demand gen. Tune into this episode as Sabrina reveals how we run marketing operations internally and the strategies, programs, and tools that she is responsible for implementing and executing. Listen as Sabrina talks about DemandGen’s recent marketing automation migration, dives into our tech stack and the tools we use, and outlines many of our marketing operations best practices and upcoming initiatives.

  • #147 2020: The Year of Digital Transformation with Rob Bonham
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 7, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Rob Bonham is back on the podcast to talk about the world of demand gen and the trends taking place in marketing as we move into 2020. Tune into this episode as we talk about what digital transformation looks like, how to excel at sales and marketing collaboration, the best approaches for driving demand creation, and the importance of achieving technology and systems alignment. And, as an added bonus to our listeners, you can reach out to us for a free copy of Sangram Vajre’s new book, “ABM is B2B”.

  • #146 Using AI to Automate Key Marketing Functions
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Few marketers are leveraging AI as much as Byron O’Dell and his team at IHS Markit. In this episode, Byron shares which artificial intelligence technologies he’s finding the most value from and how those tools are being used to automate sales outreach and marketing programs. Listen as we talk about the different applications for AI in marketing and what marketers can expect from artificial intelligence in the future.

  • #145 Why SDRs Should Report to Marketing
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 30, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Kyle Lacy is the VP of Marketing at Lessonly and is also responsible for managing a team of sales development reps. In this episode, we dive into the hot topic of whether SDRs should report to Sales or Marketing and you'll hear Kyle's passion for why SDR's should be an extension of marketing. Kyle shares why SDRs should be closely aligned with Marketing in order to maintain a cohesive strategy across top-of-funnel efforts. We also talk about the compensation models and quotas for SDRs and cover how to onboard and train a successful SDR team in your own organization.

  • #144 Driving Pipeline with ABM
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 28, 2019 at 9:00 am

    ABM has developed into a proven strategy for helping marketers identify and target named accounts that are most likely to contribute to pipeline goals. In this episode, Pat Oldenburg of ServiceMax shares why his team made the pivot towards being more account-focused and how this has led marketing to be more accountable when it comes to pipeline contribution. Listen as Pat goes into detail on how he and his team defined and implemented an ABM strategy, how it has better enabled sale reps within the organization, how they’re keeping their data clean, and more.

  • #143 How Marketo Does Demand Generation
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Have you ever wondered what marketing might look like inside one of the world’s leading marketing technology companies? If so, you’ll want to tune into this episode as Michael Madden shares how Marketo does demand generation. Listen as Michael talks about his favorite Marketo features and functionalities, what tools comprise the company's tech stack, and what marketing programs and initiatives he’s most focused on.

  • #142 Career Lessons From an Accomplished CMO
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 24, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Throughout our careers and personal lives, we are forced to make many major decisions and tradeoffs. Heidi Melin, CMO of Workfront, is an accomplished CMO with great insight, advice, and stories to share around career development and finding the right work-life balance. Listen as Heidi and I talk about how to know if you’re at the right company and whether or not it’s time to move on.

  • #141 10 Things Marketers Should Know Before Getting into SaaS Marketing ft. Dan Frohnen
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Dan Frohnen, CMO of Sendoso, has worked in SaaS marketing for many years and he’s learned a lot of lessons throughout his career. In this episode, Dan shares the top 10 things he wishes he would’ve known when he got started in technology marketing. From building a strong team and putting revenue first to knowing your customers and understanding your strengths, tune in to learn how to excel as a marketer in the technology space.

  • #140 An Open Discussion on the Future of Marketing with Jon Miller
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

    The world of marketing is changing continuously and new trends are forcing us to fundamentally rethink the core beliefs of B2B marketing. In this episode, Jon Miller and I talk about the future of marketing and share many of our predictions for 2020 and beyond. Tune in as we reflect on the early years of marketing automation, explore what email marketing and ABM will look like in the coming years, debunk some misleading marketing myths, and more.

  • #139 How to Lead a Major Marketing Automation Migration with Naomi Liu of EFI
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 3, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Migrating to a new marketing automation system requires proper planning and orchestration, especially if you’re at a very large global company and have a tight timeframe. Since Naomi Liu and her team at EFI just successfully completed their major move to Marketo, I invited Naomi onto the podcast to reflect on the project and to celebrate the successful completion of it. Listen as she shares how she got into marketing operations, the process behind the migration, advice for anyone thinking about moving to a new system, and her initiatives for 2020.

  • #138 How ABM has Become Synonymous with B2B Marketing
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    Account-based marketing has become synonymous with B2B marketing these days. That’s why Sangram Vajre’s latest book is titled, “ABM is B2B”. In this episode, Sangram and I highlight why companies need to be doing ABM, we dive into Sangram’s ‘TEAM framework’, and we also have a little fun in the form of Family Feud-styled ABM trivia questions.

  • #137 How to Build a Successful Demand Generation Strategy
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Joe Paone joins this episode of DemandGen Radio to talk about the demand generation strategy he’s built at Splunk. From planning and budgeting to choosing tech and implementing programs, Joe shares how he keeps his demand generation efforts running like a well-oiled machine. Tune in as we share how to properly budget and identify gaps in your demand gen strategy, whether or not marketing’s performance should be tied to revenue, and more.

  • #136 Finding Happiness in Your Personal and Professional Life
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

    It’s been proven that when you’re happy, you have a better life, you live longer and healthier, and you even earn more money. But often times, many of us struggle to find happiness. Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo is an expert psychologist known for her work around helping people find happiness and, in this episode, she shares how increasing the amount of happiness we have can transform our lives. Listen as Dr. E dives into the psychology of being happy, how to develop the skills required for building and maintaining happiness, and how to find passion and purpose in life.

  • #135 How to Operate as a Lean Marketing Team
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 5, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Sheena Christensen joins the podcast to talk about her journey into her role as Marketing Manager and the initiatives she is focusing on at SGK. Being one of five members on the marketing team at an organization of 7,000 people, Sheena must operate as efficiently as possible when it comes to producing content, executing email campaigns, and driving strategy. Listen as she shares what it’s like being on a lean marketing team, how she depends on DemandGen, and what her top marketing priorities are.

  • #134 Flex Marketing: A New Model for Maximizing Marketing Spend
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Erich Ziegler managed a $320 million marketing budget when he worked for Netflix. Needing to optimize that budget and ensure it was being placed into the right demand gen channels, Erich came up with a concept he calls ‘Flex Marketing’ - a model for adjusting marketing spend to support top-performing channels. Since then, Erich has successfully applied this model at both B2C and B2B companies, including his current company, CircleCI. Listen as Erich and I dive into this model and how it works, the importance the proving ROI in marketing, and more.

  • #133 Applying B2C Influencer Marketing for B2B
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Danielle Wiley, CEO of Sway Group, joins this episode to talk about influencer marketing and how brands are using it to generate more demand for their products and services. Listen as Danielle and I dive into how influencer marketing works, why more and more companies in the B2B space are adopting it, and how you can win over customers with the power of story-telling.

  • #132 Video Marketing Tips, Trends, and Strategies
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Vidyard just released their annual Video in Business Benchmark Report which reveals the top trends taking place in video marketing as well as secrets for successfully leveraging video. In this episode, Tyler Lessard joins to share some of his video marketing expertise and to cover some of the findings from the report. Tune in as we talk about how to build a video content strategy, why video is such an effective channel, and where to find the resources needed to help you get started with video.

  • #131 Should you be a Marketer at a Startup?
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Being a marketer at a startup can be challenging, but it can also be extremely rewarding and fulfilling. Ian Brown, Director of Marketing at Turbo Systems, has worked at companies of all sizes, from global corporations to very early-stage startups. In this episode, Ian talks about some of the companies he's helped build from the ground up and shares his view on whether or not marketers should work for a startup at some point in their careers. Listen as Ian covers what it’s like running marketing at a startup, how marketing is perceived at a startup vs. a large company, and how startup experience can set you up for long-term success as a marketer.

  • #130 What's on the Minds of Marketers These Days?
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 29, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Marketers have an array of pain points and challenges that they turn to DemandGen for help with. And as VP of Sales, Rob Bonham is on the frontlines of uncovering and solving those problems. In this episode, Rob returns to share what he’s seeing in the market and what marketers are struggling with most these days. Tune in as we talk about everything from ABM and digital transformation, to sales and marketing alignment and sales’ involvement in the martech stack.

  • #129 How to Build your Brand with Podcasting
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Jordan Paris is a 21-year-old entrepreneur who runs a wildly successful podcast. In this episode, he shares how and why he started his podcast and how podcasting propelled the growth of his business and personal brand. Tune in as Jordan shares how he remains so driven and accomplished at an early age, what lessons he’s learned from starting his podcast, and how you can benefit from starting your own podcast.

  • #128 Say hello to the new ZoomInfo, powered by DiscoverOrg
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

    In early 2019, DiscoverOrg acquired ZoomInfo which is further evidence that big things are taking place in the world of data. This week was the official rebrand and launch of their new platform. Returning guest, Henry Schuck, CEO of DiscoverOrg and now ZoomInfo, joins me back on the podcast to share the story behind the acquisition and what it means for those using data to power their marketing programs and go-to-market strategies. Listen as we also dive into the importance of data, why you need to develop ideal customer profiles, and how to implement strategies for successful data management.

  • #127 Career Lessons From an Accomplished CMO
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Throughout our careers and personal lives, we are forced to make many major decisions and tradeoffs. Heidi Melin, CMO of Workfront, is an accomplished CMO with great insight, advice, and stories to share around career development and finding the right work-life balance. Listen as Heidi and I talk about how to know if you’re at the right company and whether or not it’s time to move on.

  • #126 Marketing Ops and Its Role in Improving Customer Experience
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

    The marketing operations role has evolved over time from simply being a function responsible for technology onboarding and enablement into a part of marketing that now has a huge impact on defining and delivering a cohesive customer experience. Avnita Gulati, Sr. Director, Global Marketing Operations at Visa, talks about this transformation of marketing operations and shares what the future of marketing ops looks like. Listen as we talk about how to identify gaps in your stack, how to maximize the investment on your technologies, and more.

  • #125 What the Job Market Looks Like for Marketers
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

    With a massive amount of open positions and a limited number of marketers to fill those positions, the current job market looks promising for those in the marketing profession that are considering a career move. Michael King is back on DemandGen Radio for a second time to highlight the current state of the job market and to share his advice for making a career pivot. Michael and I talk about current hiring trends, highlight how companies are attracting top talent these days, and share insight on how to know if you’re ready for the next big move.

  • #124 Do You Have What it Takes to Become CMO?
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on August 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Nick Robinson has his sights set on becoming a CMO. As Head of Digital Marketing at SAP, Nick knows what it takes to rise through the ranks of marketing and his goal is to make it to the c-suite. But is he ready for the CMO role? In this episode, Nick shares why the CMO role interests him, how to set goals and define a path for achieving those goals, and what you can do to prepare yourself for the next step in your career.

  • #123 Uniting Two Separate Worlds: SalesTech and MarTech
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on August 4, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Sydney Sloan, CMO at SalesLoft, joins this episode to share what it’s like to lead marketing at a SalesTech company. Sydney reveals how marketing is viewed in her organization and what the internal partnerships between marketing and sales are like. Tune in as Sydney also reflects on her journey as a marketer, dives into what it takes to build and maintain a solid company culture, and shares her thoughts on remaining career-driven and finding happiness at work.

  • #122 Getting Started with Video
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on July 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Video is a powerful channel for developing genuine and authentic communication with your audience. Dave Savage, CEO of Mortgage Coach, shares how and why he started created video content and the success he’s seen from it so far. Dave also shares how to develop a content strategy, how to get started with very little gear and technology, and how to deliver lots of energy that results in high engagement for your videos.

  • #121 Transforming the Content Experience
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

    McGraw-Hill is a company that has historically been know for producing physical content like books. But as the digital era has evolved, McGraw-Hill has gone through great digital transformation, making much of the content and educational resources they produce available online in the form of ebooks, web-based learning solutions, and interactive online programs. Marisa Cavanaugh shares what that transformation was like and how she built a unified infrastructure for organizing content and improving the overall content experience. Listen as Marisa and I talk about whether or not to gate your content, how to measure the success of your content, and the power of Uberflip as a tool for improving content experience.

  • #120 Developing the Skill of Radical Candor
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on July 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Radical Candor, a best-selling book by Kim Scott, was written to shed light on the way we communicate with our colleagues and to provide a framework around how to best give, and receive, feedback. Oftentimes we’re afraid to give honest and candid feedback or, in some cases, we’re too aggressive and confrontational in the way we communicate. In this episode, Amy Sandler, CMO at Radical Candor, covers a lot of the concepts from the book and shares why practicing radical candor is so important and exactly how to do it. And, if you’re looking for a little laugh, here’s the video I put together illustrating what communication between sales and marketing is really like: http://bit.ly/2xGRYDv

  • #119 What we can Learn from B2C Marketers
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on July 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

    David Portnowitz may have taken a non-traditional path into the world of B2B marketing but his background in B2C has led him to be a highly successful marketer. Tune in as David shares his passion for being so customer-centric as well as his thoughts on what B2B marketers need to do to be better when it comes to targeting and engaging potential customers.

  • #118 Building a High-Performance Revenue Generation Machine
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on June 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Sonnia Hove is a true agent of change and, in this episode of DemandGen Radio, she talks about some of the initiatives she’s driving at PODS. From enabling and training sales to implementing new technologies and processes, Sonnia shares how she’s working towards building a high-performance revenue generation machine. Listen as we talk about the challenges of implementing and adopting new technologies, what it takes to drive new marketing initiatives forward, and touch on how to learn from your mistakes.

  • #117 Driving Pipeline with ABM
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on June 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

    ABM has developed into a proven strategy for helping marketers identify and target named accounts that are most likely to contribute to pipeline goals. In this episode, Pat Oldenburg of ServiceMax shares why his team made the pivot towards being more account-focused and how this has led marketing to be more accountable when it comes to pipeline contribution. Listen as Pat goes into detail on how he and his team defined and implemented an ABM strategy, how it has better enabled sale reps within the organization, how they’re keeping their data clean, and more.

  • #116 Improving Website Engagement and Experience
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on June 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Ben Harris is the CEO of Decibel and he joins this episode to talk about improving the overall engagement and experience of your website. Tune in as Ben shares how you can drive more revenue by understanding the full experience of people visiting your site and how you can keep them in the buying cycle by improving navigation and removing painpoints.

  • #115 Scaling A MarTech Startup
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on June 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Andre Yee is a veteran in the martech space and, since leaving Oracle several years ago, Andre has moved on to found his own company aimed at helping marketers drive more revenue through account-based marketing. Tune into this episode as Andre shares why he started Triblio and what he’s learned so far from building a startup. Andre and I share our personal stories on how we both got our companies off the ground, we reveal why having a strong company culture is so important, and we also highlight the importance of failing fast and knowing when you need to make pivots.

  • #114 Do You Know What Dirty Data is Costing You?
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on June 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Poor data is one of the biggest factors limiting sales and marketing teams from achieving maximum performance and keeps companies from reaching full revenue potential. John Kosturos of RingLead joins me in this episode to talk all things data, from data management processes and best practices to the cost of dirty data and why it’s often neglected. John and I also talk about the partnership our two companies have formed and dive into the many benefits and features of RingLead’s data quality platform and DMS solutions. Tune into this episode to learn how to get your database in shape and how RingLead and DemandGen can help get you there!

  • #113 The UnAmerican Dream
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 26, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Carlos Hidalgo joins the show to talk about the struggles of achieving the American dream, or rather “UnAmerican Dream”, the title of his upcoming book. In this episode, Carlos shares how he became addicted to his work and how it severely affected his personal relationships. Listen as Carlos shares how to set boundaries when it comes to your career, how to make major career pivots, and other lessons that he had to learn the hard way.

  • #112 Bridging the Disconnect Between Marketing and Sales
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

    When it comes to sales enablement, there is often a disconnect between sales and marketing teams. Melissa Madian, an expert on sales enablement, joins the program to share how you can make your sales teams more efficient with the right tools, processes, and enablement strategies. Listen as Melissa and I dive into what it takes for marketing to truly support sales reps, how to define effective sales enablement processes, and when you should and shouldn’t purchase new sales enablement technologies.

  • #111 Smarketing: Aligning Sales and Marketing for Revenue Growth
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Sales and marketing alignment is so critical that I often use a special word to describe the full integration of these two teams: Smarketing. VP of Sales, Rob Bonham is back on the program to join me as we talk about sales and marketing alignment. We share what it takes to actually align these two teams and how they should work to drive revenue growth. Listen as we highlight how to set revenue targets and how to set up a sales organization for success.

  • #110 Women in Revenue with Julia Stead
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

    In the final episode of our mini-series on Women in Revenue, Julia Stead shares her experiences as a driven career woman and mother. Listen as Julia answers what it’s like to be a woman in the workplace today and highlights how she built the confidence required to be a successful leader in marketing. As a mother of two young children, Julia shares some insight on when to have kids during your career and how to co-parent with a spouse that is equally career-driven.

  • #109 Women in Revenue with Tracy Eiler
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Tracy Eiler joins part 2 of 3 in this mini-series on Women in Revenue to talk about what it’s like to achieve career growth while going through very tough times. From experiencing abuse, followed by divorce and then raising a child as a single mom, Tracy shares her story on how she has managed to achieve major success in her career despite the immense challenges. Listen to this inspiring conversation as we talk about the evolving workplace, setting boundaries in work and life, and what it’s like being a woman in today's workplace.

  • #108 Women in Revenue with Shari Johnston
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on May 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Shari Johnston is the Founder of Women in Revenue. She joins me in this episode to talk about her mission to empower women leaders and to share some of her thoughts and experiences around being a businesswoman. Listen as Shari talks about her recipe for balancing both work life and personal life, the story behind Women in Revenue, and how she’s working to provide leadership and mentorship to young women in business.

  • #107 MarTech Monday: Introducing Conversational Content
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Chris Buehler is the Founder of SCORCH, a creative agency that has produced award-winning content and interactive campaigns for companies like LinkedIn, Marketo, and Microsoft to name a few. In fact, SCORCH was responsible for designing LinkedIn’s Sophisticated Marketer’s Guide, a piece of content that generated an 18,000% return for LinkedIn. Yes, they make great content for clients. But there’s more to their story. SCORCH’s work producing downloadable content gave birth to the idea that readers should be able to Click-to-Human(TM) through the piece of content just as a website visitor can easily engage with an agent through chat tools. I love technology, especially marketing technology, and my goal with this episode was to unveil to you to a pioneering innovation in online communication. Will it end up like the Apple Newton or become a hit like the iPhone is left to be seen. Either way, you discovered it here first on DemandGen Radio. #conversationalcontent You can learn more about it at www.pingpilot.com or even try out the technology in this ebook on “Conversational Content”: http://bit.ly/2OXEjjn 

  • #106 Why SDRs Should Report to Marketing
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Kyle Lacy is the VP of Marketing at Lessonly and is also responsible for managing a team of sales development reps. In this episode, we dive into the hot topic of whether SDRs should report to Sales or Marketing and you'll hear Kyle's passion for why SDR's should be an extension of marketing. Kyle shares why SDRs should be closely aligned with Marketing in order to maintain a cohesive strategy across top-of-funnel efforts. We also talk about the compensation models and quotas for SDRs and cover how to onboard and train a successful SDR team in your own organization.

  • #105 HubSpot Sets Its Sights on Enterprise
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Nicholas Holland, HubSpot’s VP of Marketing Hub, joins the podcast to talk about HubSpot’s movement into the enterprise market and how their platform is evolving to serve larger and more sophisticated companies. Tune in as we talk about HubSpot’s replacement for the traditional demand waterfall, the marketing automation ecosystem, and where HubSpot is heading.

  • #104 MarTech Monday: Using Mintigo to Target the Right Accounts
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on April 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Join us for another MarTech Monday episode as Nida Chughtai shares some big news taking place at Mintigo. Listen as Nida goes into detail around the partnership between Mintigo and Marketo and how Mintigo will now be powering the data behind Marketo’s AccountAI and other ABM solutions. Tune in to learn about Nida’s journey to VP of Marketing, what marketing is like at a marketing technology company, and how Mintigo can help you get the most out of your data.

  • #103 Using AI to Automate Key Marketing Functions
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 31, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Few marketers are leveraging AI as much as Byron O’Dell and his team at IHS Markit. In this episode, Byron shares which artificial intelligence technologies he’s finding the most value from and how those tools are being used to automate sales outreach and marketing programs. Listen as we talk about the different applications for AI in marketing and what marketers can expect from artificial intelligence in the future.

  • #102 How Marketo Does Demand Generation
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Have you ever wondered what marketing might look like inside one of the world’s leading marketing technology companies? If so, you’ll want to tune into this episode as Michael Madden shares how Marketo does demand generation. Listen as Michael talks about his favorite Marketo features and functionalities, what tools comprise the company's tech stack, and what marketing programs and initiatives he’s most focused on.

  • #101 Career Lessons From an Accomplished CMO
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Throughout our careers and personal lives, we are forced to make many major decisions and tradeoffs. Heidi Melin, CMO of Workfront, is an accomplished CMO with great insight, advice, and stories to share around career development and finding the right work-life balance. Listen as Heidi and I talk about how to know if you’re at the right company and whether or not it’s time to move on.

  • #100 The Current State of Marketing Automation
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

    In this 100th episode of DemandGen Radio, I’m joined by Joe Payne, CEO of Code42 and former CEO of Eloqua. Listen as we talk about the early years of Eloqua and how Joe helped pave the way for a new era of marketing powered by the advent of marketing automation. Joe and I share how CMOs can be more efficient in the boardroom, why customer experience is so important, and dive into the current state of the marketing automation ecosystem.

  • #99 The Vision Behind Adobe's Acquisition of Marketo
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on March 4, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Adobe’s recent acquisition of Marketo means that exciting things are taking place in the world of marketing. Jay Dettling, Vice President of Global Partners at Adobe, joins in this episode to talk about the vision behind the acquisition, how it will transform customer experience management, and how Marketo will help support Adobe’s mission of changing the world through digital experiences. Listen as Jay also shares why he remains so passionate about the partner ecosystem, and why you should attend the upcoming Adobe Summit in Las Vegas in late March.

  • Live at B2BMX: Masha Finkelstein of Google
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 28, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Masha Finkelstein of Google at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: Toni Boger of Siemens PLM
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 28, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Toni Boger of Siemens PLM at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: Jocelyn King of MOCCA
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 28, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Jocelyn King of MOCCA at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: Tina Dietz of StartSomething Creative Business Solutions
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 28, 2019 at 12:18 am

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Tina Dietz of StartSomething Creative Business Solutions at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: Kyle Johnson of HyperScience
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 28, 2019 at 12:03 am

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Kyle Johnson of HyperScience at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: Jennifer Anaya of Ingram Micro
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 27, 2019 at 11:48 pm

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Jennifer Anaya of Ingram Micro at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: David Bruno of Aptos
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 27, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with David Bruno of Aptos at the event.

  • Live at B2BMX: Kate Federhar of CenturyLink
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 27, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    Coming to you live from the B2B Marketing Exchange in Scottsdale, AZ! Tune in to listen to this episode as I sit down with Kate Federhar of CenturyLink at the event.

  • #98 Building a Successful Partner Program
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Asher Mathew, VP of Business Development at LeanData, joins the show to talk about what it takes to build a successful partner program. Listen as we share how to properly vet and select the right partners to help your company maximize growth and how to put a partner program strategy in place. Tune in as Asher and I share firsthand how the partnership between DemandGen and LeanData has lead to much success and how our two companies plan to continue working together in the future. Learn more about DemandGen and LeanData’s latest partnership announcement here: https://www.demandgen.com/demandgen-launches-new-implementation-services-for-leandata-customers/

  • #97 Creating Customers with Word of Mouth
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Almost every buying decision is influenced by word of mouth, but few companies have an actual strategy in place to drive customer conversations around their business. Jay Baer joins to talk about his latest book and how you can create talk triggers. Listen as we dive into the key elements of building a word of mouth strategy and how to determine the ROI of your efforts. As a bonus, you'll also discover where Jay gets his signature suits from. Check out Jay's book, Talk Triggers, here: www.talktriggers.com

  • #96 Making Your Marketing Communication More Personalized
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

    There are a lot of neuroscience and psychological factors behind the ability to effectively engage an audience with your content and marketing communications. Tim Riesterer, Chief Strategy Officer at Corporate Visions, has dedicated his career to improving marketing messages and shares some remarkable methods for improving communication with prospects and clients in this episode. Listen as Tim covers how to increase email opens and click-throughs, highlights which words and topics you should include in your marketing copy, and shares whether you’re personalizing your content too much or not enough.

  • #95 Understanding the Dynamic Between Sales and Marketing
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on February 3, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Last year was a record year for DemandGen with much of our success stemming from strong internal collaboration and tight alignment between our sales and marketing teams. To unveil what led us to success, I invited Rob Bonham, DemandGen’s VP of Sales, to talk about the new sales tools and processes he’s implemented over the last year, his techniques for hiring the best sales talent, and how he maintains a strong relationship with marketing. Listen as we dive deep into the topic of sales and marketing alignment and how these two teams should work together.

  • #94 Gaining Massive Attention with Real-Time Marketing
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

    David Meerman Scott has written numerous books on the topic of newsjacking and real-time marketing. Listen as he shares how you can make your content highly effective by placing in front of the right people at the right time. In this episode, David goes into detail on how to generate content that will get attention, how to successfully publish and promote that content, and shares how former Eloqua CEO Joe Payne used newsjacking to add over $16 million in value to his company.

  • #93 AI and Marketing: What the Future Looks Like
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

    AI continues to grow as a popular buzzword in the world of marketing but few marketers actually know how artificial intelligence can be applied to marketing and the kind of impact it is having. Dan Faggella, CEO of Emerj, is a subject matter expert when it comes to AI and he joins me in this episode to talk about the driving forces behind artificial intelligence and its implications in marketing. Listen as we talk about where marketers can go to access AI tools and technologies, what CMOs should be considering when it comes to adopting AI and machine learning, and how to stay ahead of the curve in successfully leveraging AI. Learn more about machine learning and AI for marketing in this post by Emerj: https://emerj.com/ai-market-research/machine-learning-marketing/

  • #92 MarTech Monday: Leveraging the Power of Intent Data
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Mike Burton, Co-Founder of Bombora, joins the show to talk about how intent and behavioral data is captured and how you can begin to apply intent data to your sales and marketing efforts. Tune into this episode for use cases around successfully leveraging intent data within marketing and marketing technology applications.

  • #91 Creating Frictionless Content Experiences with PathFactory
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on January 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Consuming content should be a frictionless experience for potential customers that are looking to educate themselves on your product or service. In this episode, Nick Edouard talks about how PathFactory is eliminating some of this friction through the use of their platform which uses AI to recommend new content, provides better insights into top-performing content and content engagement, and creates a better overall content-binging experience. Listen as we talk about the importance of content as it relates to the buying process, how content management is evolving, and more.

  • #90 How a $6 Billion Company Undergoes Digital Transformation
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 21, 2018 at 9:25 pm

    Dana Stirk joins the show to talk about how Booz Allen Hamilton, a $6 billion dollar company, has been undergoing a digital transformation after having almost no marketing infrastructure in place a few years ago. Dana shares what the journey towards digital transformation was like and highlights some of the initiatives that got the company to where it is today. Tune into this episode to learn why the team at Booz Allen Hamilton decided to work with an outside agency to help with the transformation, what kind of an impact their tech stack is having, and how they’ve become such a data-driven firm.

  • #89 Going into Battle: Leveraging Feedback to Build Strong Relationships
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 16, 2018 at 10:00 am

    As a leader, it’s important to build strong professional relationships and have a team that is willing to go into battle for you. Alyssa Merwin, Vice President of Sales Solutions Americas at LinkedIn, shares her story on how her team and peers perceived her actions and dedication to success incorrectly. She outlines how she used this negative feedback to establish stronger connections with her colleagues, enabling her to be a more effective leader. As the first sales person on the program, Alyssa and I also touch on some important topics around sales leadership, sales and marketing alignment, and the changing roles and responsibilities of sales. We also cover how to build a strong sales organization and predict whether marketing leaders or sales leaders will earn more in the future.

  • #88 Looking to the Future: Embracing Change and Digital Transformation
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 9, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Ruth Rowan, CMO of Dimension Data, joins the show to share how she approaches digital transformation and embraces change. By clearly demonstrating the need for change and getting everyone onboard, Ruth has been able to minimize resistance and achieve organizational success much more quickly when implementing new processes and practices. Listen as Ruth shares how she landed in marketing, provides her thoughts on how marketing is perceived today compared to how it was perceived in the past, and highlights the importance of volunteering and giving back to those in need.

  • #87 Creating Agents of Change (Part 1)
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on December 2, 2018 at 10:00 am

    In this Part 1 discussion with Ryan Johnson, we talk about what it takes to be successful in marketing and highlight many of the challenges that marketers are facing today. Ryan shares how he is enabling our clients to be agents of change and goes into detail around how he conducts workshops and training sessions to help marketers meet their strategic objectives. Listen as we dive into some of the newly evolving trends in marketing and outline what you might expect to see in 2019. In Part 2, Ryan and I will answer any questions you have. Email your questions or topic suggestions to radio@demandgen.com.

  • #86 Alternative Ways to Combat CRM Adoption
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 25, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Mike McKinnon, Sr. Director of Global Marketing Operations at LogRhythm, has been in marketing operations for almost 15 years and he knows how to manage a CRM and implement data management practices better than most. Listen as Mike talks about some of the new governance practices he's working on implementing to ensure his database has the highest data quality possible. From enacting a data committee to restricting sales reps from creating opportunities, learn what the team at LogRhythm is doing to combat duplicate and dirty data. In this episode, we also highlight how to make your CRM system more efficient and share tips for evaluating and purchasing new technologies in the new year.

  • #85 Prioritizing Leads with Lead Scoring
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 18, 2018 at 10:00 am

    ConnectWise generates an incredible 20,000 inbound leads every month. As Sr. Marketing Systems Analyst, Rick Collins and his team are responsible for implementing and maintaining the lead scoring processes that prioritize those leads and improve the overall efficiency of their sales team. Listen as Rick and I share how and why to implement lead scoring and highlight which criteria should be in your lead scoring model. Rick also shares how he is bridging the gap between IT and marketing at ConnectWise and talks about his latest priorities aimed at enhancing and enriching data.

  • #84 MarTech Monday: Engaging Leads with Artificial Intelligence
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Victor Belfor, Senior VP of Channel Sales and Business Development, joins the show to talk about Conversica and the rise of AI-powered virtual assistants. Listen as Victor and I dive into all the use cases for conversational AI and how virtual assistants are being used to automate personalized outreach, schedule meetings, and take on the role of an SDR. Tune into this episode to learn more about conversational AI and whether or not you should be adding it into your sales and marketing outreach strategy.

  • #83 Centralized or Decentralized: How to Structure Your Demand Center
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on November 4, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Kevin Cassidy, Head of Global Marketing Automation at Sage, joins the show to talk about the success his team has seen from centralizing certain marketing operations functions while still being able to decentralize responsibilities for campaign operations due to his use of Campaign Launchpad(tm). Kevin goes into detail around the processes he’s put into place at Sage as well as the employee onboarding and training programs he’s implemented. In this episode, you’ll hear about Kevin's passion for mentoring students, learn about the Mammies (Kevin's internal program for spotlighting the success of his team), and you'll even gain a better understanding of whether or not centralizing some of your marketing efforts is right for you.

  • #82 The Billion Dollar Man: An Interview with Russ Artzt
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 28, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Russell Artzt is the pioneering software engineer who co-founded CA Technologies, formerly Computer Associates, the first software company to generate $1 billion in sales.This past weekend, Charles Wang, his former business partner, friend, and co-founder of CA passed away. In this episode, I invited Russ to reflect on that relationship, the history behind CA Technologies, and why Russ is hard at work in the MarTech/SalesTech space now as Executive Chairman at RingLead, Inc.

  • #81 Establishing Your Marketing Operations Priorities
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 21, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Doug Ricketts, Marketing Operations and Chief of Staff, joins the show to talk about some of the marketing operations initiatives he's focusing on at Ellie Mae. Since leaving Ellie Mae in 2007, a lot has changed and I ask Doug to share how the company has transformed over the last eleven years into the marketing operations powerhouse that it is today. Tune into this episode as we also cover how to set goals and define success for lower-funnel initiatives and talk about how to promote greater product adoption and decrease attrition. Doug also goes into detail about his role and responsibilities, how the marketing team at Ellie Mae is structured, and his process for evaluating and implementing new marketing technologies.

  • #80 CMO Insights: How to Build a Powerful Brand Experience
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 17, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Creating a positive brand experience is critical for any company looking to be successful. Gene Foca, CMO of Getty Images, joins the show to talk about the power of putting the customer first. Listen as we dive deep into what it takes to deliver a remarkable customer experience and discuss who is responsible for building and maintaining those brand initiatives. Gene also shares some of the organizational changes he's made at Getty since becoming the company's CMO, we highlight a few companies that we think are getting brand experience right, and you'll even learn what playing soccer and being a CMO have in common.

  • #79 MarTech Monday: Breaking the Cycle of Dirty Data with ReachForce
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 15, 2018 at 10:00 am

    ReachForce is focused on helping marketers add more credibility into their data. In this episode, Dion Cornett shares some of the latest advancements to ReachForce's data orchestration platform and how his company is making it easy to enhance data quality and fill data gaps. Listen as Dion and I also talk about the responsibilities behind data management and highlight who should be in charge of those responsibilities, cover the importance of having complete and accurate data, and explore how ReachForce is making it easier for marketers to implement and deploy new martech tools.

  • #78 Driven to Success
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on October 7, 2018 at 10:00 am

    I have known Rob Meo for over a decade and he is by far one of the most driven individuals that I have ever met. In this episode, we explore Rob's personal background and how his humble beginnings have made him who he is today. If you're looking for a little inspiration, listen as Rob shares his aspirations for making the world a better place and his belief that anything is possible. We also talk about what it takes to be driven, discuss what makes a great leader, and even touch on the current state of the marketing technology industry.

  • #77 Lessons From a First-Time CMO
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 30, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Jen Dimas, CMO of Egnyte, is a first-time chief marketing officer and has some valuable lessons and experiences to share with anyone considering a leadership role in marketing. In this episode, Jen and I talk about building the right marketing team, share some advice around choosing the right technologies for your tech stack, and help you decide if the CMO role is right for you. Jen also provides some pointers for being successful as a new CMO and highlights some of the new processes and practices she's implementing at Egnyte. Tune in now!

  • #76 What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger
    by David Lewis, DemandGen.com on September 23, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Danielle Halley, Global Manager - Marketing Analytics and Insights at Baker Hughes, has gone through many changes throughout her career path. While her background in economics and psychology isn't the traditional entry into marketing, it has paved the way for her to excel in a highly analytical and data-driven marketing role. Tune into this episode as Danielle shares her unique story, talks about how to overcome stress and conflict, and goes into detail around some of the initiatives she's working on at Baker Hughes.