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A complete list of episodes from The CX Leader Podcast.

It’s Party Time!

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Episode #75

Released: July 5, 2019

Guest host Pat Gibbons welcomes Walker expert Dereck Mobley for a discussion on how customer experiences professionals can plan corporate events around customer feedback to bring better awareness of your company’s CX efforts to the organization.

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Don’t just use your gut

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Episode #73

Released: June 21, 2019

For a discussion on how to move a not-for-profit organization from making decisions based on gut instinct to utilizing customer feedback, Steve welcomes Andrea Krohnberg, senior director of customer experience at the YMCA Twin Cities in Minneapolis. They discuss how she led the effort to make customer insights and data a key decision-making driver in the organization and how it improved their CX efforts.

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From Patrons to Customers

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Episode #74

Released: June 21, 2019

Continuing the Best Practices series, Steve welcomes the chief customer experience officer for the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Alison Circle, for a discussion on CX within the not-for-profit space and how the organization has adapted to disruptions in the normal model for libraries.

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Meeting in a Box

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Episode #72

Released: June 17, 2019

Finding time and methods to communicate CX efforts across a company with 900+ employees can be challenging. Steve welcomes guest Mark Slatin to discuss how Sandy Spring Bank synchronizes all their CX efforts through an innovative educational program that includes cross-functional activities.

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Bouncing Off Guardrails

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Episode #71

Released: June 11, 2019

Continuing the series focusing on best practices, Steve welcomes Nick Frunzi, chief customer officer at Esri, a world leader in GIS mapping and spatial analytics software, to discuss the importance of empowering cross-functional teams with your company’s customer experience efforts.

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What to do with all this data

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Episode #70

Released: June 4, 2019

In the first episode of a new series focusing on best practices for CX professionals, Steve welcomes Jessica Gregory, associate vice president for advisory services and analytics expert to discuss how analyzing customer data can bring you powerful insights to help drive your customer experience program.

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CX Champions

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Episode #67

Released: May 7, 2019

An organization's culture is critical to making customer experience work. Steve welcomes Ann Schrader and Denise Hinkeldey from Farm Credit Services to discuss their CX program and how the culture helps motivate employees to keep the customer experience a priority within their company.

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From the Ground Up

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Episode #66

Released: April 30, 2019

In a conversation on customer experience in the healthcare industry, Steve welcomes Robert Tangeman, director of customer experience at Exactech, a healthcare manufacturing company. They discuss the complexity of navigating CX in the healthcare space and how Robert was able to develop a program from scratch.

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A Global View

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Episode #65

Released: April 23, 2019

In a continuing series featuring the luminaries of customer experience, Steve welcomes Bob Azman to the podcast and discusses how he started his CX career, his time leading the CXPA, and his experience in CX on a global scale.

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Across Industries

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Episode #64

Released: April 16, 2019

Steve welcomes Kitty Radcliff, vice president at Walker Information, to discuss some of the more notable differences between various industries including health, financial services, and technology.

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A Whole Lotta CX

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Episode #63

Released: April 9, 2019

Customer experience for a global software giant is no small task. Steve's guest Tabitha Dunn, global vice president of customer insights, experience and transformation at software company SAP, describes how she started her career in CX and how she manages customer experience efforts for a global enterprise.

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The CX Juggernaut

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Episode #62

Released: April 2, 2019

Johnson Controls is a huge company, with over 100 brands in over 150 countries, and managing a global customer experience program is no small undertaking. Guest host Pat Gibbons interviews Johnson Control's Matt Inman on how the manufacturing industry maintains a CX program.

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Keep It Simple

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Episode #61

Released: March 26, 2019

In the inaugural episode of a new series focusing on industries, guest host Pat Gibbons welcome James Bampos from NetApp to discuss customer experience in the tech space.

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X4 Recap

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Episode #60

Released: March 14, 2019

Steve along with Walker's own Sonya McAllister, Brad Harmon, and Jamieson Prala discuss what they experienced at the Qualtrics X4 Summit in Salt Lake City.

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Buy-in From the Top

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Episode #59

Released: March 13, 2019

A discussion on the importance of executive support and for your CX program and how the organization’s culture can make or break your CX efforts. Steve welcomes customer experience leaders Brian Daniell and Chris Lawton from Deltek to discuss how they developed and continue to maintain a successful customer experience program.

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Is B2B CX behind B2C?

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Episode #56

Released: February 19, 2019

Steve welcomes back Bob Thompson, CEO of CustomerThink Corporation and is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of CustomerThink.com, to discuss the perception of B2B CX trailing in progress from B2C and how B2B leaders see customer experience as an effective way to differentiate themselves within the market.

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