The Breakthrough

Podcast

Interviews with thought leaders as they give advice and share fresh perspectives, hosted by Alison Dean.

Dr. Ron Glickman
Episode 
1
May 4, 2021

Dr. Ron Glickman, CIO of Trader Joe's, transforms inefficient IT organizations into cost-effective, high-performing entities.

Dr. Ron Glickman
Episode 
1
May 4, 2021

Dr. Ron Glickman, CIO of Trader Joe's, transforms inefficient IT organizations into cost-effective, high-performing entities.

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Megan Prichard
Episode 
2
May 11, 2021

Megan Prichard at Ford Motor Company has had a pivotal role in the groundbreaking intersection of aviation and app-based travel.

Megan Prichard
Episode 
2
May 11, 2021

Megan Prichard at Ford Motor Company has had a pivotal role in the groundbreaking intersection of aviation and app-based travel.

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Drew Martin
Episode 
3
May 18, 2021

Drew Martin discusses the benefits of earning buy-in and building trust with customers at every level.

Drew Martin
Episode 
3
May 18, 2021

Drew Martin discusses the benefits of earning buy-in and building trust with customers at every level.

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Kevin Gray
Episode 
4
May 25, 2021

Kevin Gray drives digital transformation and technology strategies as CIO for the City of Burbank, California.

Kevin Gray
Episode 
4
May 25, 2021

Kevin Gray drives digital transformation and technology strategies as CIO for the City of Burbank, California.

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Sarah Richardson
Episode 
5
June 3, 2021

Sarah Richardson, SVP & CIO at Tivity Health believes in the value of putting people first and asking them to find their superpower.

Sarah Richardson
Episode 
5
June 3, 2021

Sarah Richardson, SVP & CIO at Tivity Health believes in the value of putting people first and asking them to find their superpower.

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Tony Dottino
Episode 
6
June 10, 2021

Tony Dottino, founder of Dottino Consulting Group and USA Memory Championship shares the psychology of change.

Tony Dottino
Episode 
6
June 10, 2021

Tony Dottino, founder of Dottino Consulting Group and USA Memory Championship shares the psychology of change.

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Kelly Huang
Episode 
7
June 17, 2021

Kelly Huang, current VP of Product at Ethyca, believes in building software that not only puts consumers’ privacy first.

Kelly Huang
Episode 
7
June 17, 2021

Kelly Huang, current VP of Product at Ethyca, believes in building software that not only puts consumers’ privacy first.

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Jon Snoddy
Episode 
8
June 24, 2021

Jon Snoddy at Walt Disney Imagineering, believes that when it comes to success it’s vital to surround yourself with great people who have big ideas.

Jon Snoddy
Episode 
8
June 24, 2021

Jon Snoddy at Walt Disney Imagineering, believes that when it comes to success it’s vital to surround yourself with great people who have big ideas.

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Helen Norris
Episode 
9
July 1, 2021

Helen Norris, VP and CIO at Chapman University, believes the most exciting thing is being able to find solutions that make people’s lives easier.

Helen Norris
Episode 
9
July 1, 2021

Helen Norris, VP and CIO at Chapman University, believes the most exciting thing is being able to find solutions that make people’s lives easier.

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Scott Olechowski
Episode 
10
July 8, 2021

Scott Olechowsk, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Plex, operates one of the most successful global streaming media services available.

Scott Olechowski
Episode 
10
July 8, 2021

Scott Olechowsk, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Plex, operates one of the most successful global streaming media services available.

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Melanie Hildebrandt
Episode 
11
July 15, 2021

Melanie Hilderbrandt, Vice President - Enterprise Systems & Development at WestRock Company, explores the value of empowering others to succeed.

Melanie Hildebrandt
Episode 
11
July 15, 2021

Melanie Hilderbrandt, Vice President - Enterprise Systems & Development at WestRock Company, explores the value of empowering others to succeed.

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Joseph Cevetello
Episode 
12
July 22, 2021

Joseph Cevetello, CIO for the city of Santa Monica, California, treats citizens as customers by being transparent about the city’s goals.

Joseph Cevetello
Episode 
12
July 22, 2021

Joseph Cevetello, CIO for the city of Santa Monica, California, treats citizens as customers by being transparent about the city’s goals.

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Brian Paradis
Episode 
13
September 2, 2021

Brian Paradis continues to use imaginative solutions to inspire change in healthcare systems throughout the country.

Brian Paradis
Episode 
13
September 2, 2021

Brian Paradis continues to use imaginative solutions to inspire change in healthcare systems throughout the country.

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Trent Johnson
Episode 
14
September 9, 2021

Trent Johnson explores how leveraging transformative technology can be used to benefit social causes.

Trent Johnson
Episode 
14
September 9, 2021

Trent Johnson explores how leveraging transformative technology can be used to benefit social causes.

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Omar Ghani
Episode 
15
September 16, 2021

Omar Ghani, head of Strategic Sourcing at Reddit, being a leader means focusing on mental health, work health, and personal health.

Omar Ghani
Episode 
15
September 16, 2021

Omar Ghani, head of Strategic Sourcing at Reddit, being a leader means focusing on mental health, work health, and personal health.

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Ellen Snee
Episode 
16
September 23, 2021

Ellen Snee unpacks the value and necessity of helping build women up so they can learn to lead.

Ellen Snee
Episode 
16
September 23, 2021

Ellen Snee unpacks the value and necessity of helping build women up so they can learn to lead.

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Rachel Francine
Episode 
17
September 30, 2021

Rachel Francine, CEO and co-founder of Musical Health Technologies, believes interactive technology may play a pivotal role in future digital transformations.

Rachel Francine
Episode 
17
September 30, 2021

Rachel Francine, CEO and co-founder of Musical Health Technologies, believes interactive technology may play a pivotal role in future digital transformations.

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Marina Cortazzo
Episode 
18
October 7, 2021

Marina Cortazzo, head of technology solutions delivery for AAG, believes in breaking through self-doubt and finding authenticity.

Marina Cortazzo
Episode 
18
October 7, 2021

Marina Cortazzo, head of technology solutions delivery for AAG, believes in breaking through self-doubt and finding authenticity.

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Jeff Julian
Episode 
19
October 14, 2021

Jeff Julian, CEO and Founder of Lab5 Systems, sees changes that need to be made in order to find solutions to global problems.

Jeff Julian
Episode 
19
October 14, 2021

Jeff Julian, CEO and Founder of Lab5 Systems, sees changes that need to be made in order to find solutions to global problems.

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Wendy McEwan
Episode 
20
October 21, 2021

Wendy McEwan believes that when it comes to professional growth, it’s vital to put yourself out there and not be afraid of saying yes.

Wendy McEwan
Episode 
20
October 21, 2021

Wendy McEwan believes that when it comes to professional growth, it’s vital to put yourself out there and not be afraid of saying yes.

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Jo Gaines
Episode 
21
October 28, 2021

Jo Gaines, Area Vice President for Salesforce Digital 360, on how technology allows you to be anywhere by creating touch points for consumers.

Jo Gaines
Episode 
21
October 28, 2021

Jo Gaines, Area Vice President for Salesforce Digital 360, on how technology allows you to be anywhere by creating touch points for consumers.

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Kristi Mansfield
Episode 
22
November 4, 2021

Kristi Mansfield of Seer Data and Analytics, leverages technology to create ways for people to collaborate across all sectors.

Kristi Mansfield
Episode 
22
November 4, 2021

Kristi Mansfield of Seer Data and Analytics, leverages technology to create ways for people to collaborate across all sectors.

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Rohan Weigel
Episode 
23
November 11, 2021

Rohan Weigel, Vice President of Data and Operations at Realm, embraces the process of creating through innovation and digital transformation.

Rohan Weigel
Episode 
23
November 11, 2021

Rohan Weigel, Vice President of Data and Operations at Realm, embraces the process of creating through innovation and digital transformation.

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Meet Your Host

Breakthrough host Alison Dean

Alison Dean

Chief Administrative Officer

A versatile leader with experience spanning the intersections of technology and entertainment. Driven by her enthusiasm for digital transformation and a talent for fostering team morale, Alison oversees operational leadership and strategic planning. With a fascination for hearing new perspectives and learning from the experience of others, Alison is invaluable as host of The Breakthrough.

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