In this episode of Inside Jobs, we meet Jon Gordon —an award-winning ECD and storyteller with 20 years of external agency and in-house experience. These days, Jon spends his time leading the internal agency at FAT Brands Inc., a global franchising company that acquires, markets and develops fast-casual, quick-service and polished-casual dining experiences across 17 restaurant brands worldwide. Jon talks about how his eyes were opened to what more a creative person can contribute when working closely with marketing. And why building trusting relationships with key business stakeholders makes all the difference in the effectiveness of the work.
In this episode of Inside Jobs, design operations leader Carrie Roberts takes us from the confines of her mother’s pantry to the colossus that is J&J. For as long as she can remember, Carrie has been a natural organizer—a problem solver and creative enabler who eventually migrated from fashion to pharmaceuticals. She has been intentionally opportunistic about the choices she has made with regard to her career, having spent the past five years with the influential hub that is J&J Design. Join us to hear what it takes to create the opportunities you want. And why Carrie isn’t shy about declaring her intentions to step into her boss’s role.
In this episode of Inside Jobs, we meet Kylie Turnauer, Director of Marketing Operations at McKesson Medical-Surgical. Never in her wildest dreams did this wannabe history major picture herself at the center of the emerging and essential competency that marketing operations has become. From being drafted to an early role in traffic to visioning and standing-up a brand-new center of excellence at McKesson, Kylie embraces the intricacies of systems and processes. Tune in for her perspective on bridging the gap between strategy and creative and why she believes Agile is the wave of the future.