Live the Brand with Todd Smith

Gutsiest Brands

Sep 21 2022 • 45 mins


On today’s episode, GutCheck CRO Jess Gaedeke speaks with and Todd Smith, Chief Marketing Officer at Traeger Grills. Jess and Todd discuss Traeger’s fascinating campaigns that put consumers in the driver seat, how inclusivity plays a role in marketing, and why Todd feels like he can relate to Forrest Gump.

Todd’s Bio

Todd Smith is the Chief Marketing Officer at Traeger Grills and former Chief Marketing Officer at EXOS and Group Brand Director, vitaminwater/glaceau at The Coca-Cola Company. Traeger Grills has been revolutionizing BBQ grilling and outdoor cooking for over 30 years with one simple, all-encompassing cooking solution. Todd is a results oriented and experienced brand marketer with expertise in brand strategy/positioning, CPG, youth/lifestyle marketing, product & packaging innovation, design, advertising & communications, interactive/social media, field marketing, and sports & entertainment marketing.

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