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Launch Episode

Collaborating for Success:
Partnership in the C-suite

October 29, 2020 | 30 mins
October 29, 2020 | 30 mins
“…great teams have in my mind, three things in common. Number one is Intellectual diversity… number two is psychological safety. And number three – a purpose worth fighting for.” –

Aruna Ravichandran | find it at 3:02

“When you have a passion to make a change…make sure you follow through. And I’ll give you one of my favorite quotes. ‘Strategy without execution is hallucination.” –

Aruna Ravichandran | find it at 26:32

“Great work stands out – you get recognized through your great, consistent work. And don’t ever let the gas up on that, because at the end of the day, that’s what you’re there to do…” –

Angela Zepeda | find it at 30:36

“I always tell people to be patient. I know that’s a really hard thing, but… you have to prove yourself, and sit a little bit in a position before you can really go on to the next one. And it’s okay.” –

Angela Zepeda | find it at 29:59

Highlights

• The three things you need to build successful teams.

• How Covid has driven us to be more collaborative.

• The importance of brand purpose in creating collaborative, inclusive future.

• How transparency and shared values encourage collaboration and loyal consumers.

Summary

Join Skyler Mattson, President of WONGDOODY, and her guests, Aruna Ravichandran, VP CMO of Cisco WebEx and Angela Zepeda, CMO of Hyundai Motor America for candid conversations about effective partnerships in the C-Suite, building a culture that drives collaboration and what has changed about collaboration with remote work.

Touching on findings from the Infosys Knowledge Institute report CMO and C-suite, The DNA of Partnership, Skyler’s guests also discuss how technology affects collaboration, and finally, offer advice for those just starting their careers with sights on the C-Suite themselves someday.

Panelists

Aruna Ravichandran
Guest

Aruna Ravichandran

VP & CMO, Webex Collaboration Marketing

Aruna Ravichandran is Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Cisco’s Webex Collaboration, responsible for promoting Cisco’s $6B Collaboration Technology business. A passionate advocate for customers with 20+ years of technology industry experience, Aruna also serves on the Advisory Board of the Graphic Communication Department at California Polytechnic State University. She has published two books on DevOps and is a contributing blogger for the Forbes Technology Council.
Angela Zepeda
Guest

Angela Zepeda

CMO of Hyundai Motor America

Angela Zepeda is the chief marketing officer for Hyundai Motor America and is responsible for all of Hyundai’s marketing and advertising activities in the U.S. Angela has built a career on consumer-centric campaigns that build brands and drive business results, and she is an expert in online and digital marketing. Angela was most recently SVP and Managing Director at Hyundai’s agency of record INNOCEAN USA.
Skyler Mattson
Host

Skyler Mattson

President of WONGDOODY

Over the past 18 years, Skyler has overseen the growth of WONGDOODY while leading award-winning work, including several female empowerment initiatives. As president, Skyler has been an integral part of transforming WONGDOODY from a North American ad agency to the global experience and design platform for Infosys, with studios around the globe. She has been a delegate to the World Economic Forum and proudly serves as a board member for the Infosys Foundation.

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