Great Minds

Great Minds: Tariq Hassan, CMO, Petco

On this episode of Great Minds, Tariq explores his 20+ years of experience in global brand strategy, including his time at Element79, HP, Gatorade, Quaker Oats, and much more. Enjoy!


Great Minds: Martin Barre, Guitarist, Songwriter

Longtime lead guitarist of Jethro Tull, Martin Barre, joins Great Minds to discuss his decades with the legendary band, including having played and recorded some of the most acclaimed guitar work for all time, as well as his solo projects and other collaborative works.


Great Minds: Cammie Dunaway, CMO, Duolingo

From Nintendo to Duolingo and many points in-between, Cammie Dunaway takes Great Minds listeners through her incredible marketing career, with several stops made along the way to reflect on some of the legendary work she’s been involved with.


Great Minds: Willie "Too Big" Hall, Drummer and Music Icon

Willie “Too Big” Hall is perhaps best known as the drummer in the legendary Blues Brothers band but he is also an absolute musical icon having played with such legends as Booker T. & The M.G.’s, Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas and the reformed Bar-Kays. HIs life story is truly remarkable.


Great Minds: Lewis Black, Comedian

From his days as playwright-in-residence and associate artistic director of Steve Olsen’s West Bank Cafe Downstairs Theatre Bar in Hell’s Kitchen to his runs on Comedy Central, Broadway, Conan, and The Daily Show, comedy legend Lewis Black joins Great Minds to discuss his extraordinary career.


Great Minds: David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer, Facebook

David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer at Facebook, is a long-time friend of Advertising Week. In this episode of Great Minds, David reflects on his time working at the U.S. Treasury Department, his tenure at both Google and Facebook, his work as Board Chair at the Ad Council, as well as looking ahead to what’s next.


Great Minds: Bob Costas, American Sportscaster

From his early days at KMOX to his amazing run hosting 11 different Olympic games, television sportscaster legend Bob Costas discusses his incredible life and award-winning career in this must-hear episode of Great Minds.


Great Minds: Karen Kaplan, Chairman & CEO at Hill Holliday

From her time as a receptionist at Hill Holliday to her current position as Chairman and CEO, Karen Kaplan discusses the challenges, rewards, and successes she’s seen throughout her tenure there, including Hill Holliday’s recent initiatives to promote equality in the workplace and her favorite campaigns.


Great Minds: Phil Thomas, Chairman, Cannes Lions

Season 2 kicks off with a conversation with Cannes Lions Chairman Phil Thomas discussing the history of the festival, his time in the media industry, and how COVID has impacted the events industry on a global scale.

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