Tune in every week to hear our host Beth McIntyre interview the world's best community builders. Hear strategies and stories you'll love, all in 15 minutes!
EP83: Adding Virtual to your IRL Community w/ Hashicorp
Jana Boruta who is the Director of Experiential Marketing at HashiCorp joins us on this episode. Jana has been working with the community at HashiCorp for six years, and has helped build, run, and scale many of their community programs. Today, she talks about the challenges and successes her team had while pivoting their in-person events program to be virtual in 2020, and shares her advice for companies doing the same.
EP82: How Codecademy Builds Community
Mike Jewett is our guest on today’s episode, he is Director of Community at Codecademy. The Codecademy Community is super ingrained with the product, and Mike works closely with the product team to integrate ideas, make changes, and build a better space. Today, he shares how the community operates within the org, how he proves the value of the community, and how they successfully launched an events program in the middle of a pandemic.
EP81: How Clubhouse is Affecting Community w/ UiPath
Diana Morgan is our next guest, she is Regional Community Manager at UiPath. Diana has been in the community space for a while, and has seen the evolution of many community and digital connection platforms. Today she talks about Clubhouse, the audio-only platform that has recently grown in popularity. We talk about how the use of real time events can enhance community engagement, and how something like Clubhouse could change how we interact with online communities.
EP80: Building a Space for Only’s w/ PositiveHire
Today we have Michele Heyward on the show, she founded PositiveHire, a community for women of colour in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Today, we talk about what it’s like building a space for Only’s, and how to instill hope and a sense of community among a diverse group of people.
EP79: Hacking Communities w/ Lais de Oliveira
Lais de Oliveira is our guest today, she recently published her book Hacking Communities. In this episode, Lais explains what Hacking Communities means. We dive into how communities can build belonging in the post-COVID era, and how leading with love is truly at the heart of it all.
EP78: How CMX Ran Virtual Events During COVID
Ann-Marie Pawlicki Dinkel is our next guest, she is the Event Manager at CMX! She truly is the wizard behind the scenes when it comes to all our HQ events at CMX. If you attended CMX Global in April, or CMX Summit in October, or the CMX Winter Soiree in December, then you’ve felt the magic! Today, we talk about the planning process when it comes to virtual events - how to create an event, how to make it engaging, and how to make an impact on your community.