Creepin' it Real

The end of the year is quickly approaching. And what a year it has been. With change as the only constant, CMO Council helps you stay on the cutting edge of what’s happening in the marketing world. Make sure you tune in to our upcoming webinars where you’ll glean insider knowledge you can’t find anywhere else. Our upcoming reports provide concrete, actionable steps to set your organization up for success in 2022, because let’s keep it real—marketers need all the help they can get staying ahead of their competition right now.




Get to Know a CMO Interviews


Making MarTech Pay Off with Brooke Forbes and David Dintenfass

We sat down with two cutting-edge MarTech leaders from Fidelity for our latest report with KPMG. See what they have to say about MarTech and the future of marketing.


Get to Know Ronald Prasad, Chief Commercial Officer of Vodafone Fiji Limited and CMO Council Advisory Board Member

Join us in our conversation with an exceptional marketer with over 26 years of experience to draw from.


Get to Know Kaushal Doshi Chief Customer Experience Officer for Al Fardan Exchange and CMO Council Advisory Board Member

Meet the tenacious leader creating frictionless currency exchange experiences for customers all over the world.


Get to Know Edith Wong, CMO of Invest Hong Kong and CMO Council Advisory Board Member

Meet the knowledgeable, passionate and digitally savvy CMO of one of Hong Kong's leading foreign investment liaisons.


Expert Perspectives – Point of View


These articles are brought to you by marketing leaders like you who graciously share their knowledge and expertise with the CMO Council community. Uploaded every Friday, these articles originally appear on our Expert Views page. Are you a subject matter expert on something you want to share? Help us continue being able to share valuable insights and email Kate Stephani at content@cmocouncil.org for more information.


Does Language Really Matter in Marketing? by Conrad Sturdy

We all understand the importance of syntax, vocabulary, and tone when we’re constructing a marketing campaign; however, the nuances of language don’t stop there. 


The Impact of Digital Disruption and its Evolution in the Financial Services Industry by Rahul Mudgal


Fintech is transforming a variety of financial businesses, including real estate, insurance, marketplace lending, and personal banking


On the CMO Council Blog

The CMO Council blog is updated every Wednesday with a staff-written article on a topic you need to know about.


Taming the Three-Headed Monster

CMOs charged with advancing digital transformation, customer experience and revenue growth will need MarTech and the CIO as powerful allies.


When AI Behaves Badly

If Facebook’s AI can make an “unacceptable error” and embarrass the brand, what does this mean for the rest of us? Don’t give up on AI just yet.


What Can We Learn from Nike’s Social Media Play?

At times, Nike makes great plays and then drops the ball over social media. Peek inside the iconic brand’s unofficial playbook.


If CMOs Lead CX, Who Will Follow?

Many CMOs say they own the customer experience, but they’ll need the power of the purse to orchestrate touch points across the business.


Shaping a Privacy-First Data Strategy

Privacy will push marketers to have a better relationship with customers. We’re talking greater transparency, clearer communications and honest dialogue.


Breakthrough in the CMO-CIO Relationship 

With so much riding on MarTech, companies can no longer wait for CMOs and CIOs to slowly work out their differences. The relationship must be righted now.




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RESCHEDULED: Making MarTech Pay Off October 7th at 10am PST

As companies emerge from the pandemic, marketing and MarTech lie at the heart of the recovery.


Unify How You Verify October 27th at 10am PST

How important is identity assurance in today’s connected economy?


What Makes Consumers Click On Demand

Social media is shaking up the advertising game in 2021, are you reacting or thriving?


Upcoming Reports and Current Programs



CMO: The Force Multiplier

Download the report, Making MarTech Pay Off here. Today’s increasingly complex, distributed and digitally-driven marketing ecosystem is challenging global marketers to better integrate and manage data, best of breed solutions, creative resources, brand assets and go-to-market functions.


Data-Driven Decisioning Powers CX Forward

Report release: September 21st, 2021. CMO Council will look at the development of aspects that relate to CX, such as customer data management and governance, analysis and reporting, and AI and machine learning. Research will also cover challenges on the road to ideal CX, such as siloed data, unclear strategy, and lacking the right skill sets and technology.


Unify How You Verify

Report Release: October 12th, 2021

The CMO Council and the BPI Network, in partnership with Daon, are leading a thought leadership campaign to explore and evangelize the importance of cross-channel identity assurance in today’s connected economy. 



Brand Intelligence Center

On social media and elsewhere, brand marketers are in a pitched battle for share-of-voice and to ride a rise in demand. Unfortunately, most are in the dark about shifting consumer behaviors, emerging industry trends, creative assets that truly resonate, and the strategy and tactics of their competitors — a dearth of information and insight. But here, you will find some intelligent answers.


New and Upcoming Book Releases


Keep an eye out for some highly anticipated releases. Details over in the Marketing Magnified Reading Room.


Insight Spotlight


Exciting news! CMO Council’s Insight Center is now available to all members at no additional cost.


At CMO Council, it is our mission to stay on the pulse of what’s happening in the marketing world. We sort through hundreds of articles daily, so you don’t have to, to bring you the best, most relevant marketing news, statistics and tips all in one place, every day. Subscribe here to stay on the cutting edge of marketing.



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