32 episodes

Join us on the digital airwaves with History Factory Plugged In, a biweekly podcast that takes a refreshing look at the rich and sometimes provocative heritage of major U.S. and global organizations. Host Jason Dressel, Managing Director at History Factory, and his guests explore current events and other topics related to business heritage. Company history comes alive in this engaging, thought-provoking show.

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Join us on the digital airwaves with History Factory Plugged In, a biweekly podcast that takes a refreshing look at the rich and sometimes provocative heritage of major U.S. and global organizations. Host Jason Dressel, Managing Director at History Factory, and his guests explore current events and other topics related to business heritage. Company history comes alive in this engaging, thought-provoking show.

    Ep. 32: Wikipedia's 20th Anniversary with Heather Walls

    Ep. 32: Wikipedia's 20th Anniversary with Heather Walls

    History Factory Plugged In hosts Heather Walls, chief creative officer of communications at Wikimedia Foundation, to talk about Wikipedia’s 20th anniversary and the activities around its celebration. Heather will be a presenter at The Anniversary Marketing Summit on April 27, along with representatives from Cleveland Clinic, Deloitte, Diageo’s Johnnie Walker, Pitney Bowes and more. If you’re interested in learning from these brands, email us at info@anniversarymarketingsummit.com for a comp code.

    Company history comes alive with History Factory Plugged In. We explore the rich heritage of major organizations in this thought-provoking podcast. If you have questions, comments or ideas to share, please email us at pluggedin@historyfactory.com

    • 23 min
    Ep. 31: Women in Engineering with Professor Amy Bix

    Ep. 31: Women in Engineering with Professor Amy Bix

    In honor of Women’s History Month, History Factory Plugged In host Jason Dressel sits down with professor Amy Bix of Iowa State University to discuss the history of women in engineering. From pre-WWII origins to modern STEM efforts, we cover the strides women have made toward gender equality in the field.

    Company history comes alive with History Factory Plugged In. We explore the rich heritage of major organizations in this thought-provoking podcast. If you have questions, comments or ideas to share, please email us at pluggedin@historyfactory.com

    • 32 min
    Ep. 30: The Pull of the Past with Professor Kristyne Batcho

    Ep. 30: The Pull of the Past with Professor Kristyne Batcho

    History Factory Plugged In is back with a new episode focused on the concept of nostalgia and its power to evoke strong memories and motivate behaviors. Host Jason Dressel talks with Kristyne Batcho, psychology professor at New York’s Le Moyne College, about her field-leading research on the subject. Jason also chats with History Factory’s new senior director of creative, Corrie Commisso, about how brands have harnessed nostalgia for marketing, plus some recent pitfalls we’ve seen.

    Company history comes alive with History Factory Plugged In. We explore the rich heritage of major organizations in this thought-provoking podcast. If you have questions, comments or ideas to share, please email us at pluggedin@historyfactory.com

    • 44 min
    Ep. 29: Cleveland Clinic's Centennial

    Ep. 29: Cleveland Clinic's Centennial

    History Factory Plugged In welcomes Paul Matsen, chief marketing and communications officer at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic. He and host Jason Dressel discuss plans for the organization's centennial and upcoming Founders Day, which is Friday, February 26. Cleveland Clinic will be a presenter at The Anniversary Marketing Summit, hosted virtually this year on April 27.

    Company history comes alive with History Factory Plugged In. We explore the rich heritage of major organizations in this thought-provoking podcast. If you have questions, comments or ideas to share, please email us at pluggedin@historyfactory.com

    • 26 min
    Episode 28: The History of Vaccines

    Episode 28: The History of Vaccines

    Join History Factory Plugged In for our first episode of the new year, featuring Dr. Robert D. Hicks of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia discussing the history of vaccines. Host Jason Dressel and Dr. Hicks cover colonial medicine to the new COVID-19 vaccines, examining ongoing research into the history of vaccination and what we can learn from previous efforts.

    Company history comes alive with History Factory Plugged In. We explore the rich heritage of major organizations in this thought-provoking podcast. If you have questions, comments or ideas to share, please email us at pluggedin@historyfactory.com

    • 34 min
    Ep. 27: Sara's Friday Podcast and Holiday Joy

    Ep. 27: Sara's Friday Podcast and Holiday Joy

    We’re back with a year-end episode of History Factory Plugged In. This week, host Jason Dressel chats with Sara Eagin, History Factory’s senior curator—and creator of the popular Sara’s Friday Email—about some of the most impactful stories of 2020, as well as some holiday potpourri. To learn more about the topics discussed in the podcast, find links and show notes below, and sign up for future Friday Emails here.

    Company history comes alive with History Factory Plugged In. We look at the rich heritage of major organizations in this thought-provoking podcast. If you have questions, comments or ideas to share, please email us at pluggedin@historyfactory.com.

    • 36 min

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Very interesting podcast. Great take on the business history that makes it interesting and relevant.

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