Purpose and culture
John Dillon, CMO of Denny's, has been on a mission for 11 years to rejuvenate one the most iconic American brands and shares his journey through consumer insights, social media, AI, restaurant design, menu revamping, franchisee enrollment to follow their North Star. Also, don’t miss the incredible story from John on how Denny’s rediscovered its purpose and why they are now building a truck!
Meg Goldthwaite, CMO of NPR, shares the secrets of great storytelling, especially when telling stories of other storytellers while leveraging leaps in technology! Like the storyteller squared that she is, she is also a mom squared, ensuring her three children thrive in their lives at home and get to experience disparate corners of the world as she serves mankind! Tune to hear more on what Meg (and “Yoda”) have to say about balance and being brave!
Rick Gomez, CMO of Target, shares his journey to become the marketing leader of the beloved Target brand, the success factors of Retail, his dedication to empathy as the key for leadership, the source of his confidence, how to break through boundaries and have a positive impact on culture.
Greg Revelle, CMO of Kohl’s, shares how he his fosters innovation with how he leads his teams, tenets for impactful leadership, great career building tips, what to ask for from your boss, how to champion success and provide an environment where people can bring their best selves to the table.
Chris Capossela, CMO of Microsoft, shares his career path from his first job helping his family restaurant through 27 years at Microsoft to become CMO leading one of the most impressive cultural transformations in the industry and what he learned from his mentors, like Bill Gates and Satya Nadella, along the way.