May 23, 2018

Brain+Trust on Nasdaq’s Social Media Geek Out Show

While in New York this week to speak at an IBM conference, our CEO Scott Monty was a guest on Nasdaq's Social Media Geek Out show on Facebook Live. The show was filmed in Nasdaq's MarketSite studio in the heart of Times Square, and the program regularly looks at social…
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April 26, 2018

The Difference: Episode 7 – Glomming Onto Tactics Vs Strategically Attacking Them

Brain Trust Partners’ Co-Founder and CEO, Scott Monty, takes us back to the wild west days of social media and his time with the Ford Motor Company. As someone who has cut through the jungle of building a social media presence for a major corporation, he knows well that simply…
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April 10, 2018

The Difference: Episode 6 – Dark Data: Shining a Light onto Your Brand’s Biggest Problem

Today, the co-founder and CEO of a new company, Brain+Trust Insights, Katie Lioy, discusses the ubiquitous issue facing large brands today: dark data. What is it? How do we combat it? And what can we as executives do and say to push through the problem?!a8022a0d0fe8aceaa79fecfdf33b74ec197e9d56
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March 20, 2018

The Difference: Episode 5 – Five Terrible Brand Crises and What Execs Can Learn

Brain+Trust Partners' cofounder Christopher Barger and co-host Jay Acunzo run down a list of five awful PR crises facing big brands and what executives can learn. From the funny and bizarre to the serious and tragic, the guys deconstruct these stories through the lens of leading a global business and addressing…
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March 6, 2018

The Difference: Episode 4 – It’s Hard: A Blunt Look at Digital Transformation for Brands

Brain+Trust Partners' CEO Scott Monty and co-host Jay Acunzo swap stories of doing things the right way and, of course, the wrong way both from their own careers and around the world of Fortune 500 brands. Jay shares the story of a global hotel chain executive acting more like a…
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February 20, 2018

The Difference: Episode 3 – Artificial Intelligence: Setting Expectations

In the third episode of The Difference, Brain+Trust Partners' Tim Hayden and co-host Jay Acunzo talk artificial intelligence. Tim dives into his past and present work with larger organizations and innovative tech companies, and the guys discuss the hype around AI. What should executives be prepared to do in the near-term, and…
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February 6, 2018

The Difference: Episode 2 – Autonomous Vehicles: The Crucial Missing Piece of the Discussion

In the second episode of The Difference, Brain+Trust Partners' Christopher Barger and co-host Jay Acunzo dive into autonomous vehicles and try to separate hype from substance. Specifically, Christopher pulls from his years at GM and working with Fortune 500 executives to outline the real transformation needed to make autonomous vehicles part of…
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February 5, 2018

Connection Interrupted Podcast: Lessons in Leadership with Scott Monty

Scott Monty joined Sam Maule on the podcast Connection Interrupted to discuss the importance of authentic storytelling and leadership. Scott shared his leadership lessons from his time as the Global Digital & Multimedia Communications Manager for Ford Motor Company from 2008-2014, where he witnessed firsthand the authentic leadership qualities of Ford's then-CEO,…
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January 18, 2018

The Difference: Episode 1 – Personalization: Why Some Brands Win and Others Look Foolish

Welcome to our first episode of The Difference. In this episode, Brain+Trust Partners CEO, Scott Monty, looks at how some brands use personalized communications well, while others look foolish. From the content we’re served up to the offers we receive, the future was supposed to deliver our preferences directly to us. But…
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January 11, 2018

CES 2018 IBM Watson IoT Expert Chat with Tim Hayden

To start 2018 with a bang, a couple of the Brain+Trust Partners team members headed to CES to take in all the breakthrough technology being introduced. Tim Hayden was invited to IBM Watson Internet of Things’ booth for an Expert Chat. The interview took place in #accessibleOlli which is an all-electric,…
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