George Tannenbaum is a true Disruptor. In a business where the average age is 31, George, at twice that age, is thriving as a working ECD and creative leader. You can read about his experiences in his wonderful blog, AdAged. A Business Insider “Most Influential” blog, AdAged chronicles the daily life of advertising today and occasionally reminds us of the magic of yore. Sometimes sardonic. Often incisive. Always heartfelt. Listen in as Rob and George reveal the secrets of longevity and relevance in advertising and life.
To recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, we sat down with popular radio and TV personality Charlamagne tha God to discuss his new book Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me. Recorded live at TBWAChiatDay New York, Charlamagne and Disruptor Series host Doug Melville talk about disrupting the conversation around mental health, anxiety and therapy in the urban community and among young creatives.
Eaon Pritchard is a writer and a practicing advertising strategist. He's written a wonderful book called, Where Did It All Go Wrong? Adventures at the Dunning Kruger Peak of Advertising. In it, Eaon attempts to find the truth and some clarity in today's chaotic, conflicting and jargon-happy advertising world. His book and this podcast are chock-a-block with wit, wisdom, musical knowledge and seemingly random references from science and pop culture. Listen in and learn where things went wrong and what it takes to make them right.
Abhi Nangia is a social entrepreneur on a mission: he wants to help young people love learning. Even more nobly, he wants to "co-create a more peaceful, compassionate, beautiful world that we know is possible deep down in our hearts and souls." Sounds lofty? It's actually entirely pragmatic. Listen in as we unpack Abhi's unconventional, travel-happy life. Hear about the incredible content he and his team create. And learn more about his unique and disruptive educational force called BetterWorldEd.org, that is actually living up to its name by making the world better.
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are Disrupting Hollywood and Points Beyond on this Disruptor Series LIVE Special
On this special episode, you can here award-winning comedians, show-runners and writers Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson live at TBWAChiatDay in New York. Here the hilarious duo sits down with Disruptor Series co-founder Doug Melville to talk about their rise through the rough and tumble world of comedy. And all about the ways their Comedy Central series Broad City disrupts the classic Hollywood model. They'll make you laugh, too. Listen in right here.
Sam Conniff-Allende will disrupt your perception of pirates and what they can teach us about 21st Century business. In fact, Sam argues that the Golden Age of Piracy pirates were the "Millennials of the sea." In fact, he's written an inspired book on the subject called "Be More Pirate: Or How To Take On The World And Win." In the book (and on stage here) Sam shows how real pirates like Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Anne Bonny and Black Caesar wrote the blueprint for how to thrive in modern day capitalism using limited resource and unlimited ingenuity. In this live Disruptor Series Podcast, you'll learn everything you need to disrupt business as usual. As Steve Jobs once said, "I'd rather be a pirate, than join the Navy." Find out why here.
Allison Kluger teaches at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. She's also creator and Lecturer of “Project You: Building and Extending Your Personal Brand,” a course she teaches with model and TV Personality Tyra Banks. On this episode, she and Rob unpack what it takes to be a leader in this day and age. How to have presence in a room. And how to disrupt your personal brand. Allison has 25+ years of experience in broadcast media, entertainment, and digital platforms. She’s been nominated for an Emmy four times and was an original producer on the popular ABC show, The View. In other words, listen, and learn.
This is the first Pod2Pod. On a single day, in the same studio, Adam Pierno, author of the new marketing strategy book “Under Think It,” appeared on the Disruptor Series with Rob Schwartz. And in the same session, the tables were turned and Rob was a guest on Adam’s show, “The Strategy Inside Everything.” Both episodes are here for you now, back to back, Pod2Pod, and allow you to listen in on the state of the advertising business from two of its sharpest minds. From two different ways in.