32 min

Tom Berry - Climb Across Rising - Conversations with Leaders On Their Way Up

    • Marketing

Tom Berry is CMO at the CFA Institute where he leads a global team responsible for brand strategy, new learner acquisition, and engagement with over 200,000 members across the world. Prior to CFA Institute, Tom was Global Product Director at the Red Flag Group and previously worked in marketing at Euromoney Institutional Investor. In this episode of Rising, Tom speaks with our hosts about his dynamic professional journey, what he learned across direct response and brand, international moves including moving to Hong Kong, the shift to the CMO role, and how he has stayed curious throughout his career.



In this Episode

0:00 - About Tom & Career

1:30 - First Job in a Call Center2:28 - Wanting to Be in Marketing & Early Learning7:37 - Global Moves11:03 - The Shift to CMO13:39 - Finding Peer Support27:54 - MBA or no MBA?19:42 - Lateral vs. Vertical Moves23:26 - Tenure vs. Switching26:58 - Thank You Notes28:04 - Top Picks



Links Mentioned

Tipping Point, Malcolm GladwellThe Heaven & Earth Grocery Store, James McBrideForced (app)



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⁠Josh Boaz⁠⁠ (host)

⁠⁠Mat Zucker⁠⁠ (host)

Tom Berry (guest)



Subscribe to never miss a show! Hosted by Josh Boaz and Mat Zucker, Rising is produced by Direct Agents and Prophet. For more information or to nominate a guest, please visit rising-podcast.com or email us at marketing@directagents.com. Original theme music created by Movers + Shakers.

Tom Berry is CMO at the CFA Institute where he leads a global team responsible for brand strategy, new learner acquisition, and engagement with over 200,000 members across the world. Prior to CFA Institute, Tom was Global Product Director at the Red Flag Group and previously worked in marketing at Euromoney Institutional Investor. In this episode of Rising, Tom speaks with our hosts about his dynamic professional journey, what he learned across direct response and brand, international moves including moving to Hong Kong, the shift to the CMO role, and how he has stayed curious throughout his career.



In this Episode

0:00 - About Tom & Career

1:30 - First Job in a Call Center2:28 - Wanting to Be in Marketing & Early Learning7:37 - Global Moves11:03 - The Shift to CMO13:39 - Finding Peer Support27:54 - MBA or no MBA?19:42 - Lateral vs. Vertical Moves23:26 - Tenure vs. Switching26:58 - Thank You Notes28:04 - Top Picks



Links Mentioned

Tipping Point, Malcolm GladwellThe Heaven & Earth Grocery Store, James McBrideForced (app)



Find us on LinkedIn

⁠Josh Boaz⁠⁠ (host)

⁠⁠Mat Zucker⁠⁠ (host)

Tom Berry (guest)



Subscribe to never miss a show! Hosted by Josh Boaz and Mat Zucker, Rising is produced by Direct Agents and Prophet. For more information or to nominate a guest, please visit rising-podcast.com or email us at marketing@directagents.com. Original theme music created by Movers + Shakers.

32 min