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.
David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer at Facebook, is a long-time friend of Advertising Week. In this episode of Great Minds, David reflects on his time working at the U.S. Treasury Department, his tenure at both Google and Facebook, his work as Board Chair at the Ad Council, as well as looking ahead to what’s next.
From his early days at KMOX to his amazing run hosting 11 different Olympic games, television sportscaster legend Bob Costas discusses his incredible life and award-winning career in this must-hear episode of Great Minds.
From her time as a receptionist at Hill Holliday to her current position as Chairman and CEO, Karen Kaplan discusses the challenges, rewards, and successes she’s seen throughout her tenure there, including Hill Holliday’s recent initiatives to promote equality in the workplace and her favorite campaigns.
Marshall Chess is one of the last great record men and is an American icon. In Part Two of this special two-part episode of Great Minds, Marshall continues his story, including his time as founding president of Rolling Stones Records up to the role he played in the early days of hip-hop.
Marshall Chess is one of the last great record men and is an American icon. In Part One of this special two-part episode of Great Minds, Marshall tells his story learning at the feet of his Father Leonard and Uncle Phil who built Chicago’s legendary Chess Records from the ground up. Along that journey, Marshall shares incredible stories about Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Willie Dixon, Chuck Berry and many more.
Season 2 kicks off with a conversation with Cannes Lions Chairman Phil Thomas discussing the history of the festival, his time in the media industry, and how COVID has impacted the events industry on a global scale.
LiveRamp President Warren Jenson discusses how his career experiences working for the likes of Amazon, Delta, and GE have shaped his work with LiveRamp, an industry-standard data connectivity platform.
Seth Matlins is the EVP, Cultural Strategy and Insights at 160over90, where he helps brands tap into the agency’s breadth of audience insights. He also leads the agency’s entertainment and social impact marketing practices.
Self-described serial entrepreneur and CEO of Teal discusses his tenure as WeWork’s Chief Growth Officer, his experiences at CASE Design, and the inspiration and launch of his latest endeavor.
Kirk Fletcher is an American electric blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. To date, Fletcher has released four studio albums and one live album.