At 2022’s Kellogg Marketing Leadership Summit, three renowned marketing leaders gathered for a panel. They explored how embracing their LGBTQ+ identities shaped their careers at a time when the business world was slowly progressing on DE&I issues.
As the keynote of the 2021 Kellogg Marketing Summit, CMO of NotCo Fernando Machado shared ten key lessons that any marketer can learn from. His hallmark ability to disrupt whatever industry is borne of a thirst to disrupt himself along the way.
When CMOs at successful companies decide to take a chance on life at a smaller company, they get a lot of wide eyes and shocked exclamations. After all, who would walk away from a position that so many would love to attain?
At more and more organizations, marketing has become firmly established as a C-suite function.
“Cladogenesis” is a term used by evolutionary scientists to describe the relatively sudden division of an existing species into two or more separate lines – thus creating new species – often in response to radical change in the environment.
The combination of overlapping social media networks with passionate and vigilant consumers means that chief marketing officers and chief communications officers are never more than one errant tweet or unflattering video away from a crisis. But while crises generate urgency and headlines, managing a brand today is a 24/7 operation of monitoring, messaging and refinement.
We recently held a private dinner for 20 CMOs from some of San Francisco’s most disruptive companies in the hospitality, food, insurance, financial services and media sectors.
C-Suite executives from five renowned companies – AutoNation, Bloomin’ Brands, Old Navy, Diageo, and BBDO – share their candid insights, key concerns, and best advice for CMOs.
The role of the Chief Marketing Officer at the interface between market needs and business strategy.
More and more we are seeing major companies entrusting top marketing roles to leaders with diversified industry expertise– not necessarily in the corporation’s direct business proposition. The real expertise driving the talent selection is in finding deep experience in the primary brand or marketing problem to solve.
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