37 episodes

Recorded before a live audience of leading executives, CEO Campfire Chat teaches you how to accelerate your revenue growth by learning from others who have been there. CEOs of mid-size companies share the inside story behind strategies and actions that drove substantial growth. If you’re an executive of a middle-market, PE-backed company and need proven processes and strategies to reliably grow your revenue now, within your limited time and resources, this is the show for you.

CEO Campfire Chat Rob Ristagno

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Recorded before a live audience of leading executives, CEO Campfire Chat teaches you how to accelerate your revenue growth by learning from others who have been there. CEOs of mid-size companies share the inside story behind strategies and actions that drove substantial growth. If you’re an executive of a middle-market, PE-backed company and need proven processes and strategies to reliably grow your revenue now, within your limited time and resources, this is the show for you.

    Making the Business Case for CSR and DEI

    Making the Business Case for CSR and DEI

    CSR and DEI initiatives are top-of-mind for many leaders these days. Some think of them as boxes that need to be ticked. But Joseph Fung, CEO and co-founder at Uvaro, sees them as much more than that. Not only is he passionate about CSR and DEI initiatives because they’re the right thing to do—he’s found that they’re also good for business. He shares how embracing socially-conscious business practices has changed Uvaro for the better.

    • 38 min
    Moving from Features and Function To Vision

    Moving from Features and Function To Vision

    Even an organization with a fantastic product and innovative features will struggle to gain traction without a clear and compelling vision to guide it. Matthew Scullion, co-founder and CEO of Matillion, discusses how a clear vision helped transform the organization from scrappy startup to industry-leading brand.

    • 40 min
    Optimizing Your Go-To-Market Strategy Using Human-Machine Teaming

    Optimizing Your Go-To-Market Strategy Using Human-Machine Teaming

    The robots are not coming for our jobs; they’re here to help us do our jobs better. That theory is at the heart of what CEO David Ehrlich and the team at Aktana are doing. Their AI-driven technology allows life sciences sales representatives to support doctors in providing better patient care. David shares how the technology works and why the underlying principles can transform go-to-market strategies in any industry.

    • 34 min
    Breaking Down Walls Between Sales and Marketing

    Breaking Down Walls Between Sales and Marketing

    There’s often tension between the sales and marketing teams in large organizations. Becca Apfelstadt, CEO and co-founder of the treetree agency, works with B2B giants to unite the two groups and help them achieve the organization's goals. She shares how she gets everyone on the same page.

    • 34 min
    Why Selling Professional Services Differs From Product-Based Sales

    Why Selling Professional Services Differs From Product-Based Sales

    Greg Alexander successfully sold his consulting firm in 2017 and now helps other founders grow, scale, and exit their businesses through his membership program, Collective 54. He shares what he learned about building a service-based business and why it requires a different approach than product-based sales.

    • 43 min
    The Role of Self-Awareness in Succession Planning

    The Role of Self-Awareness in Succession Planning

    Brian Roland founded employee perk provider Abenity nearly 15 years ago as a way to help employers give back to their teams, while supporting a broader mission in the process. Brian recently made the decision to step away from the CEO role and transition to an advisory position; how did he know it was time for a change? And how did he manage the logistics and emotions that came along with it? Tune in to find out.

    • 33 min

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CMD06 ,

Worth your time!

Give this one a shot, you will not regret it. Useful, actionable advice and insights.

The Artful Writer ,

Informative, insightful, and entertaining

Each week Rob Ristagno hosts CEOs who are standouts in their field and through his interviews with them shows why they have risen to the top. Rob’s CEO guests openly share their insights and innovations giving listeners the opportunity to think about how to apply these lessons to their own business. Questions to the CEOs from Rob’s live audience enrich the conversation. Rob’s sense of humor and the variety of topics covered make this podcast a must-listen.

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Not your typical business podcast format

Rob sits down with CEOs in front of a live audience, and they all get to interact with and ask questions of each episode’s guest. It’s a dynamic format, and it’s exciting to get a first-hand look at CEOs’ thought processes when it comes to tackling challenges or hurdles they face within their organization.

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