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The Ad Club sits at the intersection of marketing and technology. However, if you are on foot, we are between Milk Street and Water Street, in the Financial District. This is where our podcast series lives, broadcasting hot topics related to marketing, technology, and creativity.

Episode Six

From Changing Careers to Changing Diapers: The Mother of Reinvention, Kiran Smith

Kiran Smith, CEO, Arnold Worldwide

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Continuing our focus on female leadership, we sit with Kiran Smith, CEO of Arnold Worldwide. Shifting from a computer science degree to an MBA, marketing in a multitude of industries, and pivoting from brand to agency—all with three young daughters at home—Kiran is no stranger to “seismic shifts”. Hear from more women reinventing themselves and the world around them at The Women’s Leadership Forum on March 28. Tickets at

Episode Five

Leading Through Change

Marianne Harrison, President and CEO, John Hancock

Barbara Goose, CMO, John Hancock

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As we gear up for The Women’s Leadership Forum entitled “Seismic Shifts,” we sit with two of Boston’s top executives, Marianne Harrison, John Hancock’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Barbara Goose, their Chief Marketing Officer, who have had more than their share of seismic shifts — both personally and professionally. Listen as they discuss how they’ve led through major change.

The Ad Club extends a huge thank you to our Presenting Partner, John Hancock, for their continued support of The Women’s Leadership Forum — taking place in Boston on March 28th. Purchase your ticket here

Episode Four

How Was That Hatched?

Sue DeSilva, Executive Creative Director, Digitas

Arielle Mulgrew, Social Content Writer, MullenLowe U.S.

Liam Shannon, Executive Creative Director, Aetna

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Listen in as the Gold winners of the 2018 Hatch Awards discuss how top creative leaders in Boston generate winning campaigns for their clients and what winning traits they look for when hiring creative talent.

Episode Three

Getting Personal and Hyper Personal with Our Favorite Unicorn.

Jodi Robinson, President, Digitas, North America

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Join Jodi Robinson as we discuss her personal history, some hyper-personal marketing campaigns and her continued hunt for unicorns as she celebrates her 20th anniversary at Digitas.

Episode Two

“It takes a village” and other thoughts on winning through creativity, curiosity, and risk taking.

George Sargent, President Boston, Havas Media Group

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Take a listen as George Sargent discusses how brands can still be meaningful to consumers and how creativity and curiosity are the common traits of the Havas Village hot shots.

Episode One

MullenLowe Mediahub is on fire and John Moore is in the hot seat.

John Moore, Global President, MullenLowe Mediahub

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John Moore, Global President of MullenLowe Mediahub, Adweek Executive of the Year, 2017 Media Agency of the Year, Boston Magazine Top 100 Influencers, ( FYI, he was ahead of Jeff Bezos ) and Lion winner sat still for 31 minutes, and 27 seconds as we launched “Between Milk and Water” the first of what promises to be an engaging podcast series focused on all of the hot topics and cool people that are driving our industry.

Thanks for stopping by.
Kathy Kiely, President of The Ad Club