The fun part about releasing a multi-part podcast series is I get to use roman numerals.
The scary part is I have to remember how to use roman numerals.
In part six (VI) of the Klue at IntelliCon: Masters Series, Adam got to chat with two unbelievably smart and overall awesome compete pros.
Culture Amp’s Zaven (Zavo) Gabriel, having just attended a session led by Salesforce’s Dan Hamilton, took home some serious advice about how he should be showing up within the organization.
“The reputation you have to build as a CI function [is] the trusted truth-teller. Not just throwing materials over the wall, but really getting a seat at the table and being part of the conversation. Where it’s not just that people are consuming what you write, it’s that they care about what you think.”
Being in the earlier stages of building out a compete program like Zaven is exactly where Adam’s other guest Pierre Hiller was when he started his CI career ten-plus years ago.
Pierre shared with Adam his take on how the function has evolved over the past decade.
“I think ten years ago execs didn’t really understand the value of CI. But nowadays more execs and VPs are starting to understand the tactical, mid-range, and strategic impact that CI can have on every department in the company.“
Pierre and Zaven are two names you’re going to be hearing a lot about in the next few years.
Get ahead of the game and hear what they have to say now