32 min

Becoming Technology Forward and Data Reliant with Roku’s Sweta Patel Marketing Today with Alan Hart

    • Marketing

Sweta Patel is the Vice President of Engagement Growth Marketing at Roku where she's responsible for increasing user engagement on the Roku Channel. Since joining the company in 2020 Sweta has created campaigns and workflows that drive user loyalty and increase customer lifetime value.

In this episode, Alan and Sweta discuss streaming, the rapid growth in the industry, and how they use the Roku platform to transform marketing. Sweta says, “Not only do you need the traditional business side of marketing, but you really need to be technology forward and data reliant.” 


Listen to hear why marketers should engage with streaming providers and how data plays a key role in their success.

In this episode, you’ll learn:
Why data is king
Why embed marketing into an experience
The future of data and marketing

Key Highlights:
[01:38] Sweta is an identical twin
[02:42] The start of Sweta’s career 
[05:51] What has changed in the industry
[08:20] Roku as a business 
[09:42] What is Roku Channel? 
[11:20] Embedding marketing into the platform
[15:53] The success of Roku Channel
[18:08] How marketers can work with Roku
[20:02] An experience that defines Sweta, makes her who she is today
[23:20] Sweta’s advice for her younger self 
[25:38] A topic marketers should be learning more about
[27:02] The brands and organizations Sweta follows
[29:34] The biggest threat and opportunity for marketers 

Resources Mentioned: 
Roku
Sweta Patel
Roku Channel
Quibi purchase
Launch of Roku Originals
TikTok
Dave (fintech) 

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Listen in iTunes (link: http://apple.co/2dbdAhV)
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Listen in Spotify (Link: http://spoti.fi/2mCUGnC )

Connect with the Guest:
Sweta LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sweta-patel-kamath/
Sweta Twitter: https://twitter.com/Roku 

Connect with Marketing Today and Alan Hart:
http://twitter.com/abhart
https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanhart
http://twitter.com/themktgtoday
https://www.facebook.com/themktgtoday/
https://www.linkedin.com/company/marketing-today-with-alan-hart/

Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/marketingtoday

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sweta Patel is the Vice President of Engagement Growth Marketing at Roku where she's responsible for increasing user engagement on the Roku Channel. Since joining the company in 2020 Sweta has created campaigns and workflows that drive user loyalty and increase customer lifetime value.

In this episode, Alan and Sweta discuss streaming, the rapid growth in the industry, and how they use the Roku platform to transform marketing. Sweta says, “Not only do you need the traditional business side of marketing, but you really need to be technology forward and data reliant.” 


Listen to hear why marketers should engage with streaming providers and how data plays a key role in their success.

In this episode, you’ll learn:
Why data is king
Why embed marketing into an experience
The future of data and marketing

Key Highlights:
[01:38] Sweta is an identical twin
[02:42] The start of Sweta’s career 
[05:51] What has changed in the industry
[08:20] Roku as a business 
[09:42] What is Roku Channel? 
[11:20] Embedding marketing into the platform
[15:53] The success of Roku Channel
[18:08] How marketers can work with Roku
[20:02] An experience that defines Sweta, makes her who she is today
[23:20] Sweta’s advice for her younger self 
[25:38] A topic marketers should be learning more about
[27:02] The brands and organizations Sweta follows
[29:34] The biggest threat and opportunity for marketers 

Resources Mentioned: 
Roku
Sweta Patel
Roku Channel
Quibi purchase
Launch of Roku Originals
TikTok
Dave (fintech) 

Subscribe to the podcast:
Listen in iTunes (link: http://apple.co/2dbdAhV)
Listen in Google Podcasts (link: http://bit.ly/2Rc2kVa)
Listen in Spotify (Link: http://spoti.fi/2mCUGnC )

Connect with the Guest:
Sweta LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sweta-patel-kamath/
Sweta Twitter: https://twitter.com/Roku 

Connect with Marketing Today and Alan Hart:
http://twitter.com/abhart
https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanhart
http://twitter.com/themktgtoday
https://www.facebook.com/themktgtoday/
https://www.linkedin.com/company/marketing-today-with-alan-hart/

Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/marketingtoday

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32 min