As Chief Marketing Officer for Hudson Yards—the largest private real estate development in United States history—Stacey Feder oversees all aspects of the brand, as well as sponsorship sales, revenue-generating events and fulfillment strategies for office, residential, retail and public spaces. Stacey has a long track record of shepherding assets from initial concept to dynamic destination, demonstrating a talent for creating community where none existed by drawing businesses and consumers to new gathering destinations. In her previous role as Vice President of Marketing at Manhattan’s Time Warner Center, Stacey played an integral role in the global positioning of the innovative, 2.8 million square foot, mixed-use property, which soon after opening became one of the most-visited places and most-referenced landmarks in a city full of both.
Longtime friend of Advertising Week, Farrah Storr, Editor of Elle UK and Author, joins this episode of Great Minds to discuss her amazing career in the industry.
Monique L. Nelson is chair and chief executive officer of UWG, the country’s longest-standing multicultural marketing agency. She took the helm of the agency in May 2012, when founder and advertising pioneer Byron Lewis retired. Monique shares the experiences and learnings of her incredible career on this stand-out episode of Great Minds.
On this episode of Great Minds, Michael Dorf, founder of New York’s famous Knitting Factory music venue, and City Winery, his restaurant chain featuring live music and wine, discusses his history and successes, as well as the effect of quarantine on live performances.
In this episode of Great Minds, Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships at NBCUniversal, and Lynnwood Bibbens is CEO & Founder of ReachTV, discuss their respective career paths in the industry, as well as the new, expanded content and monetization partnership between NBCU and ReachTV.
With over a dozen hit singles to her name as lead singer of Martha and the Vandellas, Martha Reeves joins Great Minds to discuss her amazing career spanning from the dawn of the Motown era to the present.
What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to talk with one of America’s Great Sports Minds, George Shea, co-founder of Major League Eating and MC of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, held every Independence Day at the corner of Surf & Stillwell in Coney Island? In this one-hour exclusive interview, Shea gives us an inside-look at the past, present, and future of Major League Eating and it’s legendary contestants, from Kobayashi to Chestnut.
In this episode of Great Minds we’re not only celebrating our 100th episode, we’re celebrating the 35th anniversary of Prince’s cult classic film Under the Cherry Moon by speaking with Jerome Benton. As a member of The Time, Jerome shares numerous stories of his experiences working with Morris Day, Prince, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, and a host of other legendary musicians from Minneapolis and beyond.
Rob Prazmark, Founder and CEO of 21 Marketing, is America’s foremost sponsorship marketing expert having generated more than $3.5 billion. From the Olympic Games to Jerry Jones and Texas Stadium to the Smithsonian’s 150th anniversary, and the upcoming America 250 celebration, Rob has done it all.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside Brian Epstein, self-proclaimed hustler Andrew Loog Oldham made his mark in music history as manager of The Rolling Stones while still in his teens. Credited with helping to shape The Stones into one of the greatest acts in music history, Oldham discusses his career on this episode of Great Minds.
Industry legend David Jones joins Great Minds to cover his incredible career in the business, from his time as CEO at Havas and the incredible creative work he was involved with there, to his more recent endeavors at You & Mr Jones and One Young World.
Legendary film and television actor Ed Asner joins Great Minds to discuss his phenomenal career. From his early days working in film with the likes of Elvis Presley and John Wayne, to his two award-winning television shows, Mary Tyler Moore and Lou Grant, and on to present day in beloved films such as Elf and Pixar’s Up.
As Chief Marketing Officer, Tariq is responsible for leading Petco’s enterprise marketing strategy. His mission is to provide pet parents with a seamless pet care experience, so they can focus on the joy their pets bring to their lives. On this episode of Great Minds, Tariq explores his 20+ years of experience in global brand strategy, including his time at Element79, HP, Gatorade, Quaker Oats, and much more. Enjoy!
From sports agent to live music producer, David Fishof has seemingly done it all, and with some extraordinary names. The Monkees, Phil Simms, Roger Daltry of The Who, and many more, David has worked with all of them. These days, David spends his time running Rock’n’Roll Fantasy Camp, where people from all walks of life share the stage with the legends of rock music.
With MediaMonks celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, Great Minds welcomes founder Wesley ter Haar to discuss why Amsterdam is such an amazing center for creativity as well as the genesis of MediaMonks, their work, and their future.
Longtime lead guitarist of Jethro Tull, Martin Barre, joins Great Minds to discuss his decades with the legendary band, including having played and recorded some of the most acclaimed guitar work for all time, as well as his solo projects and other collaborative works.
This week, Great Minds is pleased to welcome Suzanne Powers, Global President and CSO of McCann Worldgroup. Suzanne discusses both her early career path, as well as her current role at the helm of the McCann marketing empire.
The legendary Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter William Bell joins Great Minds to discuss his career, from his time at the legendary Stax Records to present.
From Nintendo to Duolingo and many points in-between, Cammie Dunaway takes Great Minds listeners through her incredible marketing career, with several stops made along the way to reflect on some of the legendary work she’s been involved with.
From his early days writing for SNL to his latest collaboration, Here Today, with Billy Crystal, the legendary Alan Zweibel takes Great Minds listeners on a journey through his unparalleled career.
Twitter’s Vice President of Global Client Solutions, Sarah Personette, joins to discuss her role at Starcom, her times at Refinery29 and Facebook, as well as her current role at Twitter.
Willie “Too Big” Hall is perhaps best known as the drummer in the legendary Blues Brothers band but he is also an absolute musical icon having played with such legends as Booker T. & The M.G.’s, Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas and the reformed Bar-Kays. HIs life story is truly remarkable.
From his Emmy-winning run as Christopher Moltisanti on The Sopranos to his recently released rock album with his band, Zopa, Michael Imperioli discussing his extraordinary career as an actor, scriptwriter, author, director, and musician.
AllBright Co-Founder Anna Jones joins Great Minds to discuss her career and the roller coaster that is being a modern entrepreneur.
From his days as playwright-in-residence and associate artistic director of Steve Olsen’s West Bank Cafe Downstairs Theatre Bar in Hell’s Kitchen to his runs on Comedy Central, Broadway, Conan, and The Daily Show, comedy legend Lewis Black joins Great Minds to discuss his amazing career.