On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer

Kristin Deutmeyer

Join Kristin Deutmeyer, Partner at Heidrick & Struggles, to explore the experiences and insights of forward-thinking leaders who are transforming their organizations by building innovative teams and leveraging technology. Heidrick & Struggles is a leading global executive search firm that helps clients change the world, one leadership team at a time. Kristin is a Partner in the Consumer and Digital Practices. Tune in to hear success stories from some of the most respected leaders in digital, technology, marketing, and customer experience. read less
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Episodes

12. A New Way of Working: On Purpose for a Purpose with Laurent Therivel
Sep 9 2021
12. A New Way of Working: On Purpose for a Purpose with Laurent Therivel
US Cellular is leading the way in building purposeful culture, requiring managers to design time for their teams to be together that is built around purposeful events — training sessions, staff meetings, innovation breakfasts, happy hours, etc — and not simply because it's a specific day of the week      About Laurent Therivel As president and chief executive officer, LT is focused on growing U.S. Cellular’s business and positioning the company for future success. He is highly customer and associate focused and is committed to U.S. Cellular’s culture of providing an exceptional wireless experience for customers. He is also on the board of directors of both TDS (U.S. Cellular’s parent company) and U.S. Cellular. LT joined U.S. Cellular as president and CEO in July 2020, bringing 15+ years of experience in the wireless industry, including more than 10 years at AT&T, where he held roles as chief financial officer of AT&T Business Solutions, senior vice president of AT&T Small Business Solutions, and his most recent position as CEO of AT&T Mexico. Prior to his career at AT&T, LT was chief operating officer at IPcelerate, Inc., and he began his career at Bain & Company, leading several high impact assignments related to operational redesign and cost structure. He also completed four and a half years with the U.S. Marine Corps, earning the rank of Captain and serving as a telecommunications operations officer in San Diego, Calif., and a communications officer in Southeast Asia. LT earned bachelor’s degrees in business administration and marketing from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in Boston, Mass. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children. Resources: Laurent Therivel on LinkedIn A New Way of Working: On Purpose for a Purpose USCellular.comKristin Deutmeyer — HeidrickKristin Deutmeyer — LinkedIn Follow or subscribe to On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer on your favorite podcast listening platform!
11. Quantum Marketing with Raja Rajamannar, Mastercard, Part 2
Aug 12 2021
11. Quantum Marketing with Raja Rajamannar, Mastercard, Part 2
Successful CMOs are authentic general managers who integrate the power of art, technology and science to build brands, fuel the business and build platforms for sustainable competitive advantage. About Raja Rajamannar Raja Rajamannar is Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for Mastercard, and president of the company's healthcare business. He also serves as president of the World Federation of Advertisers. With more than 30 years as a global executive, Raja has held C-level roles at firms ranging from Anthem to Humana, and has overseen the successful evolution of Mastercard's identity for the digital age, from its Priceless experiential platforms to marketing-led business models. Recognized by Adweek as one of the industry's most tech-savvy CMOs, Raja has been lauded among the top 5 World's Most Influential CMOs by Forbes, top 10 World's Most Innovative CMOs by Business Insider; Global Marketer of the Year by the World Federation of Advertisers, and the Marketer of the Year by the ANA Educational Foundation in 2019. His work has been featured by Harvard Business School and Yale School of management case studies, and taught at more than 40 top management schools around the world. Raja graduated in chemical engineering from the College of Technology at Osmania University and did his postgraduate work at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Resources: Quantum Marketing - Mastering the New Marketing Mindset for Tomorrow's ConsumersMasterCard.comKristin Deutmeyer — HeidrickKristin Deutmeyer — LinkedIn Follow or subscribe to On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer on your favorite podcast listening platform!
10. Quantum Marketing with Raja Rajamannar, Mastercard - Part 1
Jul 29 2021
10. Quantum Marketing with Raja Rajamannar, Mastercard - Part 1
Rapidly changing technologies, including artificial intelligence, augmented reality, wearables, blockchain and 5G connectivity  are creating a massive paradigm shift and changing everything we know about marketing. About Raja Rajamannar Raja Rajamannar is Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for Mastercard, and president of the company's healthcare business. He also serves as president of the World Federation of Advertisers. With more than 30 years as a global executive, Raja has held C-level roles at firms ranging from Anthem to Humana, and has overseen the successful evolution of Mastercard's identity for the digital age, from its Priceless experiential platforms to marketing-led business models. Recognized by Adweek as one of the industry's most tech-savvy CMOs, Raja has been lauded among the top 5 World's Most Influential CMOs by Forbes, top 10 World's Most Innovative CMOs by Business Insider; Global Marketer of the Year by the World Federation of Advertisers, and the Marketer of the Year by the ANA Educational Foundation in 2019. His work has been featured by Harvard Business School and Yale School of management case studies, and taught at more than 40 top management schools around the world. Raja graduated in chemical engineering from the College of Technology at Osmania University and did his postgraduate work at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Resources: Quantum Marketing - Mastering the New Marketing Mindset for Tomorrow's ConsumersMasterCard.comKristin Deutmeyer — HeidrickKristin Deutmeyer — LinkedIn Follow or subscribe to On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer on your favorite podcast listening platform!
9. Cruising out of Covid, Part 2 with Jay Schneider, Royal Caribbean
Jul 15 2021
9. Cruising out of Covid, Part 2 with Jay Schneider, Royal Caribbean
Leveraging technology to deliver safe and seamless customer experiences is enabling Royal Caribbean to set sail in a pandemic world. About Jay Schneider An innovative and accomplished executive, Jay Schneider became Senior Vice President and Chief Product Innovation Officer of Royal Caribbean Group (RCL) in 2020, responsible for the development of the private destinations, beach clubs and new product innovation for the Royal Caribbean International brand. In addition, he leads the corporate digital organization and effort, aimed at the digital transformation of our guest and employee experience through the use of technology, for RCL. He joined RCL in 2016 as Senior Vice President, Digital and brings more than 20 years of experience in addressing digital/technology strategy and experience development. Prior to joining RCL, Schneider served as Vice President, Digital Guest Experience for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, where he successfully implemented the strategy, development and introduction of digital products for guests of the company's destinations and businesses around the world. Schneider also held top digital executive positions within the Walt Disney Company and in other leading businesses, including UW Health as Director, eHealth Innovation. Schneider attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received his bachelor’s degree. Resources: RoyalCaribbean.comKristin Deutmeyer — HeidrickKristin Deutmeyer — LinkedIn Follow or subscribe to On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer on your favorite podcast listening platform!
8. Cruising out of Covid, Part 1 with Jay Schneider, Royal Caribbean
Jul 1 2021
8. Cruising out of Covid, Part 1 with Jay Schneider, Royal Caribbean
Implementing best in class digital and technology capabilities is important for company success in the best of times and vital for survival in the worst of times. About Jay Schneider An innovative and accomplished executive, Jay Schneider became Senior Vice President and Chief Product Innovation Officer of Royal Caribbean Group (RCL) in 2020, responsible for the development of the private destinations, beach clubs and new product innovation for the Royal Caribbean International brand. In addition, he leads the corporate digital organization and effort, aimed at the digital transformation of our guest and employee experience through the use of technology, for RCL. He joined RCL in 2016 as Senior Vice President, Digital and brings more than 20 years of experience in addressing digital/technology strategy and experience development. Prior to joining RCL, Schneider served as Vice President, Digital Guest Experience for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, where he successfully implemented the strategy, development and introduction of digital products for guests of the company's destinations and businesses around the world. Schneider also held top digital executive positions within the Walt Disney Company and in other leading businesses, including UW Health as Director, eHealth Innovation. Schneider attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received his bachelor’s degree. Resources: RoyalCaribbean.comKristin Deutmeyer — HeidrickKristin Deutmeyer — LinkedIn Follow or subscribe to On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer on your favorite podcast listening platform!
7. Marketing During Time of Disruption with Brad Wilson, WarnerMedia.
Jun 17 2021
7. Marketing During Time of Disruption with Brad Wilson, WarnerMedia.
Keeping pace with changing consumer behavior, while marketing within the ever-changing media landscape, keeps Brad Wilson agile as he balances short- and long-term goals. About Brad Wilson Brad Wilson is Executive Vice President, Growth and Revenue for WarnerMedia, responsible for achieving subscriber goals and revenue targets for HBO Max and future direct-to-consumer services, working both domestically as well as with regional business teams internationally. He was named to this position in June 2020. In his current role, Wilson leads Growth Marketing efforts, utilizing data-driven marketing strategies with the goal of accelerating customer growth, engagement and retention, in addition to overseeing the data, insights and operations teams, bringing together data science and engineering, consumer intelligence and programmatic marketing expertise across the direct-to-consumer organization. In addition, he recently added oversight of Media Strategy and Planning for HBO programming. Prior to joining WarnerMedia, Wilson served as Executive Vice President of Marketing for Disney+, where he helped launched the brand’s first SVOD service across the U.S. and international markets. He was also responsible for launching the Disney Bundle service, combining the Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu services into a single bundled consumer offering. Previously, Wilson served as Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Customer Operations for LendingTree, where he built a culture for accelerating customer acquisition and vastly improving repeat revenue. During his tenure, he helped the company achieve record revenue and record profitability while driving deeper customer relationships with new capabilities across the company’s personalized app experience, myLendingTree. Brad has also held senior roles at Expedia, Nutrisystem, Inc. and Match.com, and delivered meaningful subscriber growth, drove higher customer lifetime value and improved efficiency across multiple channels and brands within each business. Wilson previously served on the Board of Directors for U.S. Auto Parts Network. Brad received his M.B.A. from The Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and was honored as the Outstanding Young Alumni in May of 2013. He is also a graduate and alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin. Resources: HBOMax.comKristin Deutmeyer — HeidrickKristin Deutmeyer — LinkedIn Follow or subscribe to On the Horizon with Kristin Deutmeyer on your favorite podcast listening platform!