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.
Importance of Design and Architecture in Building Brands : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversation with Martin Duplantier
Martin Duplantier is the CEO-Architect of Martin Duplantier Architectes. Though his firm is based in Paris, he jet sets the globe for different design projects that cover from campuses to housing, public facilities, urban design, museums and offices. Tune in to our conversation on how design and architecture could help build brands, the different design trends and his design tips in creating physical spaces that strengthen the brand experience.
Investment, Trends and What It Takes to Thrive Post-Pandemic : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversation with Fergus Hay
A CEO with a proven track record in commercial transformation, product innovation and growth, Fergus Hay has lived and worked all over - New York, Chicago, Hong Kong and Singapore - leading different agencies and businesses. Now based in London, he is the founder and CEO of the marketing and fundraising advisory firm Elysian Fields. Tune in to hear our conversation on investment, trends and what it takes to help ensure your brand and business thrive post-pandemic.
Starting and Branding a Side Venture : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversation with Lisa Glasgow
Advertising veteran Lisa Glasgow’s award-winning work spans Europe and Asia. Currently based in Hong Kong, she has also started her own eCommerce business. Tune in as she and I speak about her work, the need to diversify one’s skill sets and sources of income especially in the face of a global pandemic and the importance of creating a brand, even for a side hustle.
Knox Balbastro : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
A seasoned advertising creative, Knox Balbastro has done the rounds of working in different agencies and countries to now become a champion of content strategy and social media for e-commerce platforms AliExpress and Alibaba.com. Tune in to our conversation on her experiences of living in China and working on 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. She also shares key trends that brands and businesses could take note of, especially in their efforts to thrive post-pandemic.
Ann Van Wetteren : #BRANDOVERCOFFEE Conversations with Andrea Arañador-Ferri
With her background in cultural anthropology, Ann Van Wetteren develops concepts with human interaction at the forefront. Her work has been fundamental to the interior design and hospitality offers of 25 Hours hotels and several restaurants. On this episode, Ann and I speak about what it takes to create a wonderful hospitality brand, her take on the trends and future of the industry and why staying people-centered (guests and staff) is critical in sustaining a hospitality business.
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!