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Mass Personalization Through Digital with Ray Wang, CEO of Constellation Research

In this episode of Substance, President Bryan Kramer speaks with Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder & Chairman at Constellation Research, Inc. Ray discusses in this 20-minute interview how he manages a hectic travel schedule with the help of social media as both a family and business man. Ray shares how his arrival on the tech scene was ironic including his early years as an analyst at PeopleSoft sparking his passion for trends and product strategy during the quickly evolving digital …

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Posted on March 13, 2014 by Bryan Kramer

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When Life Gives You Technology, Make Relationships.

Last month our CEO Bryan Kramer was fortunate enough to sit on an amazing panel, Time to Change — Culture and Brand Disruption Leading to Innovation,” a PARC Forum. This panel brought together some of the brightest minds of Silicon Valley to share both their knowledge and experiences around disruption and innovation. This group consisted of Susan Etlinger of Altimeter Research, Todd Wilms of SAP, Michela Stribling of IBM, and Bryan, who somehow managed the festive group. Here is …

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Posted on February 26, 2014 by Bryan Kramer

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Driving Social Change From Within with @JBurton, CMO of EMC

In this episode of Substance, Bryan Kramer speaks with Jeremy Burton, Chief Marketing Officer of EMC. Jeremy shares in this intimate 20-minute interview how his own family and early days as an engineer at Oracle have set him up for success in leading marketing for the $20 Billion company. He also shares his distinct views on the rise of social business, and gives examples about how it both helps and hinders quick adoption of social within such a large organization …

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Posted on February 20, 2014 by Bryan Kramer

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Defining Social Business with Jonathan Becher, CMO at SAP

In this episode of Substance, Bryan Kramer speaks with Jonathan Becher, global CMO at SAP. This in-depth and personal 20-minute interview reveals how Jonathan defines “Social Business”, and how it enables him to profitably manage marketing within a 20 billion dollar organization. He also takes a look back at his career and reflects upon his rise to CMO, and how the division of his public and private time makes him a better thinker and marketer. Join us by clicking the …

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Posted on January 14, 2014 by Bryan Kramer

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Crowd Companies with Jeremiah Owyang

In this new Exclusive Substance interview, I hear from Jeremiah Owyang, globally recognized as a researcher, analyst and now Chief Catalyst at Crowd Companies. In this interview, Jeremiah releases for the first time, in conjunction with his appearance on stage at LeWeb in Paris, the mission and vision for his new company: Crowd Companies. Jeremiah reveals what incredible technologies available now will change commerce as we know it, forever.

We would love your thoughts, comments or questions below. Let’s strike …

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Posted on December 10, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

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Connecting with Your Customer featuring @TedRubin

Connecting with Your Customer Featuring @TedRubin

In this new Substance interview, we hear from Ted Rubin, globally recognized as the most followed CMO on Twitter, Consultant, Speaker, and author of Return on Relationship.

Many people in the social media world know Ted for his enthusiastic, energetic and undeniably personal connection to people. Ted is the most followed CMO on Twitter according to Social Media Marketing Magazine; #13 on Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers, 2013, and number #2 …

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Posted on September 30, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

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Storytelling: Past, Present and Future with Shel Israel

 

Storytelling: Past, Present & Future

In this new Substance interview:  Storytelling: Past, Present and Future, I share an intimate conversation with Shel Israel, a global speaker, columnist, and co-author with Robert Scoble of the upcoming book, “The Age of Context” .

On this episode, Shel and I discuss where technology is heading, global neighborhoods and how proximity is shifting, how public relations has shifted into this new media age, and his views on the “Age of Context,” …

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Posted on July 24, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

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Smarter Commerce Starts With Smarter Experiences

Just back from a trip to Nashville at the Smarter Commerce Global Summit. I had the honor to be a part of their VIP influencer program and it left me pondering one thought…it’s the people who make the experience. Bottom line, IBM is not your grandfather’s company. It’s continuing to grow into a forward thinking consistent set of experiences all over the globe. And as a people driven company, it’s inspiring to see this behemoth create something so repeatable. Oh, …

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Posted on May 28, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

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Be Delightfully Disruptive

Our global, collaborative marketplace is driving innovation faster than ever before. Small companies are leveraging the power of social and automated marketing, appearing larger and making it harder to differentiate between small and big businesses. This increased lack of differentiation means it’s getting harder to get noticed.

Disruption in the marketing world is not a new idea – in fact, it’s one of its founding principles. But there are two sides to disruption – dark and delightful. How many times …

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Posted on April 09, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

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Social Relevance is Timeless, Even in Radio

I’m incredibly excited to share a full-length video interview as part of the PureMatter Substance Interview Series: Social Relevance is Timeless, Even in Radio

On this episode of the PureMatter’s Substance video series, Bryan Kramer hosts Gary Scott Thomas (Twitter or Facebook), morning personality at KRTY 95.3 Country radio, who explains that “radio isn’t going way, it’s evolving.” Gary discusses his experience and his rise to being the top rated morning talk show hosts in the Bay Area, and one …

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Posted on February 25, 2013 by Bryan Kramer

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