Expedition Tech: (real)Digital Transformation & Board CIOs & CTOs

Adam Morgan, CEO and Co-Founder of Elevate Digital begins a much-needed podcast exploring the human side of the tech revolution. He speaks with technology leaders, innovators, and CEOs, about how to change the dynamic around …

2023 Predictions for Martech, Salestech, and Nexttech

Growth, Investing, MarTech
Honored once again to provide some predictions with the LXA on what is upcoming for this year in all things GTM tech. 2023 Predictions for Martech, Salestech, and Nexttech (lxahub.com)

Second Activist investor for Salesforce

Investing, Leadership
Offered some commentary here. Ron’s been putting forth solid coverage in the enterprise arena. As activist investors target Salesforce, what’s next for the CRM giant? | TechCrunch

CMO candidate Standouts (expanded)

Leadership, MarTech
Expanded further on my insights and experiences for CMOs unique to the current market on MarTech.org Looking for CMO candidate standouts: 5 takeaways (martech.org)

Avoid Data and AI Biases for Stronger CX and Marketing Outcomes (cmswire.com)

Growth, Leadership, MarTech
A new piece on data and AI bias’. We will continue to remind and reimagine how we apply new technologies. Read more at CMS Wire… https://www.cmswire.com/customer-experience/avoid-data-and-ai-biases-for-stronger-cx-outcomes/

Customer Obsession is about the Relationship

Growth, Investing, Leadership, MarTech, Startups
Photo by Frank Cone Mistake killing startups and wasting company ops cycles… As a startup or brand, customer obsession isn’t just about your obsession. It is about a deep understanding of the *engagement* between you …

CRM Industry 2023 Commentary

Growth, Investing, Leadership, Ω
I co-anchored (w. Bob Stutz) delivered our comprehensive views of 2023 for the CRM space, co-hosted by Brent Leary & Paul Greenberg, after a series of thoughtful predictions and discussions by notable vendors, analysts, and …

Salesforce EoY Movements

Growth, Leadership
Had a chance to comment on various Executive movements around Salesforce. Overall, cycle and tenure plans are in place well before announcements. Sometimes the timing gets in the way, but it rarely takes away from …

Creative Destruction Lab (CDL): Speed, Efficiency & Scale

Growth, Investing, Leadership, Startups
Why I mentor My first true venture in the energy sector 20 years ago was a near disaster. We had little knowledge of high-growth strategies/tactics, underestimated funding, and mistaken knowledge for wisdom. The good news …

Investor Mindset for Hiring CMOs

Growth, Leadership, MarTech
Had a wonderful conversation on the CRM Playaz with Brend Leary and Paul Greenberg inspired by a post (see below) on some findings on evaluating and selecting CMOs. https://youtu.be/fnorTDWGctI?t=1574 I was recently brought in by …