EPISODE #71 || Keith Stoeckeler, VP/Group Director, Digital at MKTG

EPISODE #71 || Keith Stoeckeler, VP/Group Director, Digital at MKTG

Keith Stoeckeler, VP/Group Director, Digital at MKTG, is here to answer all your questions on being a digital strategist. Hear about switching from account management to strategy, the evolution of the role of a digital strategist, what he's learned from working in experiential at MKTG, why self-reflection is crucial to your job search, and how he learned to speak up and navigate meeting culture. 

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EPISODE #55 || Jenny Gomez, Director of Product Marketing for the Advanced Media and Advertising Group at TiVo

EPISODE #55 || Jenny Gomez, Director of Product Marketing for the Advanced Media and Advertising Group at TiVo

Jenny Gomez, Director of Product Marketing for the Advanced Media and Advertising Group at TiVo, went from being a theatre professional to working both on the agency and ad tech sides of the industry. Hear about what ad tech actually entails and how data stories illuminate human behavior, how to keep up with the continually shifting needs of agencies, the misconceptions about B2B marketing, and small ways to build confidence.

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EPISODE #54 || Brandon Solis, Integrated Strategy Director at R/GA

EPISODE #54 || Brandon Solis, Integrated Strategy Director at R/GA

Brandon Solis, Integrated Strategy Director at R/GA, joins us to share learnings from his untraditional entry into advertising and rapid advancement in his career. Hear about hacking the education system and how his past experience in car insurance is valuable, applying self-reflection in order to learn quickly, the state of strategy roles, and dealing with imposter syndrome. 

*Since we recorded, Ellen has moved on to an exciting new venture of her own. Listen for the update at the end of the episode!

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EPISODE #18 || Brian Hathaway, Director of Business Development at Canvas United

EPISODE #18 || Brian Hathaway, Director of Business Development at Canvas United

Brian gives us a look into the world of new business in an interview recorded during our NYC trip. Hear about his career shift from investment banking, why relationships and timing are everything, and the best pitch techniques he's picked up over the years. You'll find that there are a lot of parallels between winning new business and landing a job!

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EPISODE #17 || Reese McGillie, VP of Experience Analytics at Merkle

EPISODE #17 || Reese McGillie, VP of Experience Analytics at Merkle

Reese is a badass. What else would you call a female person of color without a college degree who's become a leader in one of the most in-demand fields in the industry? Hear about how creativity is used in Analytics, platforms and resources for those interested in data, and how Analytics is helping the industry's Diversity & Inclusion efforts.  

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EPISODE #16 || Daniel Viedma, Associate Technical Director at Firstborn

EPISODE #16 || Daniel Viedma, Associate Technical Director at Firstborn

Daniel started as a software engineer in Barcelona before diving into advertising in NYC with positions at ROKKAN, R/GA, and currently Firstborn. Hear about the role of the Tech team within agencies, building digital products vs. digital campaigns, and his mindset when applying for a visa. For anyone interested in the tech side of the industry, this one's for you.

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EPISODE #10 || Elle Bass, Senior Strategist at Giant Spoon

EPISODE #10 || Elle Bass, Senior Strategist at Giant Spoon

Elle found advertising after studying religion and working in fashion, and her passion for Strategy is clear in the way she talks about her role as Senior Strategist at Giant Spoon (Advertising Age's 2017 Small Agency Awards Gold Winner). Hear about the one question that made her realize Strategy was for her, working with luxury and premium clients, and showing up for your teammates as a strategist.

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EPISODE #9 || Adu, Associate Creative Director of Digital & Social Media at Carol H. Williams Advertising

EPISODE #9 || Adu, Associate Creative Director of Digital & Social Media at Carol H. Williams Advertising

Adu is what you'd call a creative chameleon. He's applied his interests and skills in visual art, videography, social, teaching and art direction to a variety of roles along his career path to feed his continuous desire to grow. Hear about culture fits, keeping your creative momentum, and how to engage others when networking.

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