The Importance of Community Engagement for Your Career

As the leader of a large public university and former undersecretary of the U.S. Navy, Dr. Janine Davidson ​​has dedicated 30 years of her career to academic, civilian, and military service. Since 2017, she has been the President of Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she has been a staunch advocate for underrepresented students, DACA […]

Sean Odendahl on the Importance of Direct Feedback & Candid Mentorship

Sean Odendahl has worked for only four organizations, including his current employer of 17 years. For the last three years, Sean has been serving at the Chief Transformation Officer for the global law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.  Sean shares his perspective on: The importance of direct feedback as a path to improvement  Power of […]

Leading an iconic brand through a global transformation

While a CFO for The Economist, David Cox led the iconic brand through a global transformation from print to digital and live events globally.   David shares his thoughts on: Early digital adoption and transformation of a globally respected brand Listening to the client base What he learned and advice offered from the global experience David […]

Creating the President role for yourself at 32 years old

After Travelers Insurance acquired several companies, as a Director, Stephen Brown wrote a transition memo and proposed he lead the initiative.  His superiors countered by promoting him to President, relocating him to California and told him to run the whole thing.  Stephen speaks to: Experience of going from Director to President overnight and how he […]

CTO Leadership Skills from Engineering to C Suite

Frederic Rivain has served as a CTO for numerous technology companies in France and the US.  He speaks to the differences in managing technical vs non technical staff and aligning to their motivations.  Frederic talks to: Differences in leading technical and non-technical professionals Role of the CTO on the executive leadership team Advice to those […]

Entrepreneurial Passion from Big 4 to business owner then CFO

Kathleen Neuheardt, CFO for Bonfire talks to her creativity and passion for embracing challenges as opportunities with an entrepreneurial spirit. During the interview, Kathleen speaks to: ·         Being promoted from VP to CFO ·         Overlooked Roles and responsibility of being a CFO ·         How being a Big 4 consultant helped prepare her for the C […]

Upcoming guests include CFOs, CTO and CEO

CXO Conversations is excited to share some great insights from a global CFO and CTO, curious CFO and CEO who created a President role for himself at age 32. Kathleen Neuheardt CFO of Bonfire airs on July 19th, followed by Dashlane CTO Frederic Revain, Briotix Health CEO Stephen Brown and former CFO for The Economist, David Cox. More

The Hallmark of a Great Leader

An accomplished investor, Rand Lewis is  the Managing partner and co-founder of Delta-v Capital. Rand has invested in many well-known companies such as Zayo, Cloud Sherpa, LogRhythm, Iterable, Chegg and others. For over 24 years, Rand has been investing and hiring executives for portfolio companies and he’s learned and observed a lot about what makes an executive a […]

Industrial shop floor to tech C suite

Jay McMullan is a CRO who started his sales career at an industrial supply company and observed what was happening in the technology sector and said – I want in on that. For those who wonder how to make the transition from one sector to another, this is a conversation not to be missed. In this episode, […]

Pushing Boundaries Leads to Executive Growth

Carla Fowler, an Executive Coach and founder of THAXA, has gone through the challenge of changing a career path and embracing new opportunities. Carla speaks to the advantages and growth (both personal and professional) of pushing yourself and getting outside of your comfort zone.  Professionals achieve career accomplishments by continuing to push oneself, learning, tackling new […]