Coffee Break

Coffee Break with Mars' Andy Pharoah

Coffee Break with Mars' Andy Pharoah

The VP of corporate affairs and sustainability talks about Mars' sustainability projects, being authentic in marketing, rebranding Uncle Ben's Rice and more.

Coffee Break with Octagon's Woody Thompson

Coffee Break with Octagon's Woody Thompson

The EVP of marketing talks about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and how marketing around it has changed, building brand connections with athletes’ personal stories and more.

Coffee Break with Nuffer, Smith, Tucker's Teresa Siles

Coffee Break with Nuffer, Smith, Tucker's Teresa Siles

Siles talks about acquisition during the pandemic, the pandemic’s effect on the agricultural industry and more.

Coffee Break with Common Goal's Ben Miller

Coffee Break with Common Goal's Ben Miller

Miller talks about the soccer nonprofit’s mission, its new deal with Adidas, and the organization’s anti-racism project

Coffee Break with Three Pillars Recruiting's Avi Mally

Coffee Break with Three Pillars Recruiting's Avi Mally

The recruiting company CEO talks about marketing strategies for Gen Z, why we might be on the verge of a new ad tech bubble following the COVID pandemic and more.

Coffee Break with The Bliss Group's Bob Pearson

Coffee Break with The Bliss Group's Bob Pearson

The Bliss Group CEO talks innovation in the tech sector and its impact on the PR industry, regulating hate speech online and more.

Coffee Break with Vinson & Elkins' Allan Schoenberg

Coffee Break with Vinson & Elkins' Allan Schoenberg

The global director of PR and corporate affairs talks the evolution of law firms' communication strategies, influencers in the legal space, starting a new job during the pandemic and more.

Coffee Break with Signal AI's David Benigson

Coffee Break with Signal AI's David Benigson

The Signal AI founder and CEO talks about the history of his company, finding a business's niche, defining "artificial intelligence" in the commstech space and more.

Coffee Break with Pereira O'Dell's PJ Pereira

Coffee Break with Pereira O'Dell's PJ Pereira

The Pereira O'Dell founder talks brand evolution, creative work during the coronavirus pandemic and more.

Coffee Break with Yap Global's Samantha Yap

Coffee Break with Yap Global's Samantha Yap

The CEO and founder of Yap Global talks Tesla, cryptocurrency, the blockchain and more.

Coffee Break with Ketchum's Rob Flaherty

Coffee Break with Ketchum's Rob Flaherty

The outgoing Ketchum chairman talks long-term changes in the industry, the pandemic, DE&I and BLM and more.

Coffee Break with Racepoint Global's Bob Osmond

Coffee Break with Racepoint Global's Bob Osmond

The Racepoint Global president talks about the challenges of returning to the office, planning a hybrid work environment, rebuilding an agency after a scandal and more.

Coffee Break with Bospar's Curtis Sparrer

Coffee Break with Bospar's Curtis Sparrer

The Bospar principal talks about remaining remote after the coronavirus pandemic, DE&I, being LGBTQ in the PR industry and more.

Coffee Break with Shift Communications' Rick Murray

Coffee Break with Shift Communications' Rick Murray

The managing partner talks about the unprecedented personal and professional challenges of the last year, business results and more.

Coffee Break with Omnicom Group’s Emily Graham

Coffee Break with Omnicom Group’s Emily Graham

The company’s chief equity and impact officer and SVP, D&I communications discusses taking on her new role in January and diversity in the PR industry.

Coffee Break with The Sway Effect's Jennifer Risi

Coffee Break with The Sway Effect's Jennifer Risi

The boutique firm's founder and president discusses the consultancy’s growth, the diversity of its creative partners and purpose as an agency leader.

Coffee Break with UCLA’s Mary Osako

Coffee Break with UCLA’s Mary Osako

The vice-chancellor for strategic communications discusses the university being in lockdown for a year, her career working in tech PR and comms responses to anti-Asian hate attacks.

Coffee Break with Archetype’s Helena Maus

Coffee Break with Archetype’s Helena Maus

Maus discusses her role as CEO, the tension between the tech industry and mainstream media and setting up a WFH environment.

Coffee Break with GM Defense’s Angela Ambrose

Coffee Break with GM Defense’s Angela Ambrose

The military product company’s VP of government relations and communications reveals the company’s first PR AOR and discusses women in comms in the defense industry.

Coffee Break with Meltwater’s John Box

Coffee Break with Meltwater’s John Box

The company’s CEO discusses deal heat in the comms tech market, going public on the Norwegian stock market and sponsorship of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2021.

Coffee Break with Ditto PR’s Trey Ditto

Coffee Break with Ditto PR’s Trey Ditto

The founder and CEO of Ditto PR talks all things blockchain, NFTs, crypto and potential for brands.

Coffee Break with Spotify’s Dustee Jenkins

Coffee Break with Spotify’s Dustee Jenkins

Spotify’s head of global comms joins Coffee Break to discuss the company’s Stream On market update event and quarterly results, the rise in podcasting and the future of the audio industry.

Coffee Break with Crocs' Heidi Cooley

Coffee Break with Crocs' Heidi Cooley

Crocs’ head of global marketing dishes on the company’s positive 2020 Q4 and full-year financials, social media strategy, UN Foundation link-up and new sandal launch.

Coffee Break with Edelman’s Jonathan Jordan

Coffee Break with Edelman’s Jonathan Jordan

The newly appointed Los Angeles GM talks about leading a key office in the heart of the entertainment business and why there are so few Black men in the creative industries.

Coffee Break with the PRSA’s Linda Thomas Brooks

Coffee Break with the PRSA’s Linda Thomas Brooks

The newly appointed CEO of the PRSA discusses her vision for the organization and dealing with a downturn in revenue.