Mutual need, trust, and collaboration: those are the three values at the heart of the collaborative economy. This new form of consumption is changing the way we do business and how we view the world. The Crowd Podcast is dedicated to bringing you interviews with thought leaders in the collaborative economy to discuss their knowledge and diverse real world experience. Here are 10 podcasts to help you develop a successful marketplace.
Rachel is an author and global authority on the power of collaboration and sharing. She is credited for originating the theory of “collaborative consumption” in her book What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the Way We Live, which was named as one of the “10 Ideas that Will Change the World” in 2011. Rachel is also a TED speaker and designer of the world’s first M.B.A. course on the collaborative economy at Oxford University.
Jeremiah is a founder of Crowd Companies, an industry analyst and speaker. His research focuses on how technology can help organizations connect to their users. Jeremiah is a thought leader in customer experience, social business, interactive marketing and the collaborative economy. His blog is one of the most influential sources in the industry, and his Collaborative Economy Honeycomb reviews 280 “A-list” companies and highlights all the subcategories of the space.
Bryan is one of the world’s foremost leaders in the art and science of sharing, with a vast understanding of the intricacies of social technologies and social behaviors. He’s a bestselling author of two business books, a renowned global speaker and President and CEO of PureMatter. Bryan is credited with the instigation of the #H2H human business movement in marketing and social, which was named the number one buzzword of 2015 by The Writer.
Brian is a digital analyst, anthropologist and futurist who has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, marketing and culture. He is also a LinkedIn Influencer, sought-after speaker and principal analyst at Altimeter Group. In his latest book X: The Experience When Business Meets Design, Brian explores the importance of the customer experience and advises companies to humanize their branding at a personal and cultural level.
Robin is a transportation entrepreneur, speaker, co-founder of Zipcar, the world’s largest ridesharing company. She is also the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Veniam, a vehicle communications company that builds the networking fabric for the Internet of Moving Things. Robin has received awards including Time 100 Most Influential People, Fast Company Fast 50 Innovators, and BusinessWeek Top 10 Designers.
Stewart is the Director of Marketing Technology at VentureBeat and an expert in sales, marketing and running software companies. When he’s not speaking, writing or reading, he is dedicating his time to making VB Insight the best analysis and reports resource on the planet -- one where every expert can have their words read and their voices heard. Stewart will be speaking at Mobile Summit 2016, which brings together senior leaders to discuss strategies for growth.
Arun is a professor at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. His research program studies the effects of digital technologies on business and society, and currently focuses on peer-to-peer markets, digital trust, social media and online privacy. Arun has published over 50 papers on topics within the collaborative economy and is an advisor to Cisco Systems, OuiShare, the Center for Global Enterprise, and the National League of Cities.
Neal is the co-founder of Shareable, an award-winning news, action and connection hub for the sharing transformation. He helps people share through internet startups, publishing, grassroots organizing and a circle of friends committed to the common good. Neal is an avid speaker and writer with experience consulting and advising for many large brands and government entities. He is co-editor of Policies for Shareable Cities, the first sharing economy policy guide.
Guy is the chief evangelist at Canva, trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation, and executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He is the author of thirteen books, which have been both New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. Guy gives over fifty keynote speeches per year on topics including innovation, enchantment, social media, evangelism and entrepreneurship.
Ted is a social marketing strategist, brand evangelist and acting CMO of Brand Innovators. He believes the key to continued success for any brand is identifying with the customer, which is the topic of his book ROR: Return on Relationship. Ted is a highly regarded keynote speaker and is the most followed CMO on Twitter and #13 on Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers.
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