Brand Over Coffee Conversations are with different experts and inspiring individuals. They may be different in what they do but they all share one thing in common – they all create, develop and nurture brands. And these conversations will highlight not only their expertise but also their experiences.
The podcast features a different topic each week which could hopefully help answer some of your questions, inspire you to build your own brands and take your businesses to greater heights.
Olivia Asiedu-Ntow : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
Olivia Asiedu-Ntow has over 15 years of experience building and developing brand in Europe and Africa. But in 2019, her narrative has evolved with ScaleUp Africa, an organization she co-founded to help develop, grow and sustain SME’s across Africa. Tune in as Olivia and I talk about what it takes to create an organisation that is sustainable and satisfies stakeholders, her advice for business owners, her story as an entrepreneur and the importance of showing up!
Mandar Wairkar : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
With more than a decade of experience working in India, Singapore and Malaysia, Mandar Wairkar is a digital lead creative whose work has been recognised at Cannes, D&AD, One Show, Adfest, Spikes Asia and many more. Tune in as he and I speak about what makes storytelling and great creative work important in building brands and businesses. He also generously shares his thoughts on how to create relevant and exciting work that the audience won’t even bother hitting that “skip ad” button.
Alan Vladusic : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
Alan Vladusic was a seasoned ad man who created work for global agencies like Ogilvy, Y&R, Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi. His creative work has been awarded by The One Show, Clio Awards, D&Ad and Cannes Lions. After making his mark in advertising, he co-founded Once Upon A Coconut and P.S. Condoms. Listen in as Alan and I speak about his journey as an entrepreneur and his process to create brands that delight consumers.
Patty Laurel-Filart : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
Patty Laurel-Filart successfully transitioned from traditional media as an MTV VJ (among many things) to become a sought-after digital creator and influencer in The Philippines. She and I speak about her story, the community she nurtures and what it takes to be successful in the digital space. Patty also generously shares what businesses and brands could do to win in the social media game.
Dr. Amadeus Baraan : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
Even while in med school more than a decade ago, Dr. Amadeus Baraan was already pursuing his love for traveling as Grandeur Traveler. On this episode, he and I speak about what it takes to turn one’s passion into a successful business. He also shares the story behind Sirom Beach House in The Philippines - his vision for the brand, the challenges of being a hotelier with no formal training, the lessons he learned and his joys as an entrepreneur.
Gilbert Guaring : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
After almost 20 years of working in big multi-national companies, Gilbert Guaring has changed his narrative as a marketer to champion small and medium-sized businesses. Tune in as he and I talk about the importance and what it takes for an SME to sustain its business long-term. Gilbert also shares his personal experience in helping build and nurture the brand of UAP Company, an SME based in Australia.