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Welcome to the CEO.digital Show, a new peer-to-peer podcast series where we’ll be talking to influential thought leaders about how tech is continuing to change the way the world does business.

Each episode, the CEO.digital Show will bring you open-ended explorations of markets, technology, trends, ideas and strategies – all with the aim of helping you deliver better results for your company and stakeholders.

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Transformation · CIO

Esteemed former-CIO and innovation expert Joseph Edwin joins us on The CEO.digital Show for an insightful discussion on how Silicon Valley evolved in the early 00s, how to ensure transformation success, and how to nurture the next generation of business leaders. Listen in now for more!


Erik Eklund is the Founder of BE the BEAT and Co-Founder of LinkedIn Local, a facilitator of human connection, and the owner of some of the most positive energy we’ve ever hosted. With over a decade of storytelling experience in the luxury hospitality and brands space, he’s helped global heavyweights more successfully connect with their audiences. Erik’s experiences have given him a perspective on connection and storytelling that hinges on authenticity and vulnerability. Listen in for a deeply insightful discussion.

CXO · Experience

In this episode, we are grateful to be chatting with Tarek Nseir, a trailblazing digital marketing specialist who now heads up Digital Engagement at EPAM. We talk personalisation, creating uniquely engaging customer experiences, and what the future holds in the partnership between EPAM and Sitecore.

CMO · Data

Dr Anushka Patchava is both a trained physician and tech expert, which gives her a unique vantage point to address patient needs through innovations. Transitioning from a successful medical career to tech, she joined Vitality in 2021 to drive exciting and never-before-tried personalisation and transformation projects. Just a year before, she earned a place among the Top 10 Women in Tech. She sat down with us to give us a peek into how she responded to the pandemic, steering her organisation and its patients back on track. Don’t miss out on her unique insights.

CIO · CTO · Security

Natalie Billingham is Akamai’s Vice President Sales and Managing Director for EMEA. With over two decades of global experience, she has helped some of the largest telcos, finance and banking enterprises in finding the right answer to their cybersecurity future and build strategic partnerships. She is also a founding member of the EMEA Women’s Forum. On this podcast, Natalie unravels the thorniest security challenges faced by businesses across sectors in 2022. She also pinpoints the precise ways for more women to get into and thrive in tech.

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Scott Ballina, Senior Director of Diversity, Belonging & Giving at Citrix, on the Value of Inclusion & the Multi-Generational Workforce

Listen in as Scott Ballina, Senior Director of Diversity, Belonging, & Giving at Citrix talks on the value of inclusion, productive disruption, and multi-generational workforces.

James Norman, EMEA Health & Life Science Director at Pure Storage, on How Data Can Drive a Better Future for Healthcare Patients

James Norman, EMEA Health & Life Science Director at Pure Storage, joined us to discuss the profound impact of data in improving healthcare. Listen in to learn more.

Jo Boswell, Founder & Director of Sentio-B, on How to Succeed as a Modern CX Leader & Deliver Transformation

Tune into your favourite podcast, The CEO.digital Show, with Jo Boswell of Sentio-B, to learn how to succeed as a modern CX leader in a changing business landscape.

James Stewart, CTO at Public Digital, on Achieving Successful, Human-Centric Digital Transformation

We're joined by James Stewart, a Change Expert and non-executive director to the UK Parliament, for this episode of The CEO.digital Show. Listen to the exclusive podcast now.

Jeremy Connell-Waite, Global Communications Designer at IBM, on the Power of Storytelling & Reaching the C-Suite

For the final episode of The CEO.digital Show in 2021, Craig and Darcie were joined by Jeremy Connell-Waite, Global Communications Designer at IBM. Listen now!

Aparna Rayasam, SVP & General Manager, Application Security at Akamai Technologies, on Helping Global Enterprises Remain One Step Ahead in the Cybersecurity Game

Aparna Rayasam, Senior VP and GM of Application Security at Akamai Technologies, makes her appearance on The CEO.digital Show as we discuss bolstering enterprise security and being a female leader in the technology industry.

Mark Cusack, CTO of Yellowbrick Data, on Filling the Gaps for Distributed Industry Challenges & the Future of Cloud for 2022 & Beyond

This week we welcome Mark Cusack, CTO of Yellowbrick Data. Expect cloud predictions and revolutionary business insights from one of the world’s only modern data warehouse for distributed cloud environments.

Denese Edgar, Head of Marketing at Clifford Chance, on Transforming the Marketing Function for a New Age of Digital Experience

Denese Edgar, the Head of Marketing at international law firm Clifford Chance, joined us to discuss the new era of digital experience and marketing transformation for this podcast interview.


In addition to our main show, the EXTRA series will feature leading experts from outside the C-Suite as we attempt to uncover how critical business functions continue to evolve in the face of tech advances.

Naomi Newport, VP of Global Enablement at Pure Storage, on Building Modern Data Experiences for Top Enterprises

What defines a market leading enterprise today? For Naomi Newport, it’s their ability to build a powerful data-driven experience, combined with an empathetic approach to the workplace. In this episode of The CEO.digital Show EXTRA, we learn more about Naomi’s views, including what data centres can do to promote sustainability and much more.

Josh Olson, Global Head of Experience Solutions & GSI Sales, VMware, on the Processes & Technologies Driving the Workplace of the Future

On The CEO.digital Show EXTRA this week is Global Head of Experience Solutions & GSI Sales at VMware, Josh Olson, to share industry leading thoughts on the experience-led workplace bought about by the new era of remote working.

Tanya Spee, Partnerships & PR Manager at Vattenfall Solar Team, on Solar-Powered Vehicles & Bringing About a Greener Future

In a quickfire episode of The CEO.digital Show EXTRA, we spoke to Tanya Spee of Vattenfall Solar Team about advances in solar-powered vehicle technology.

Dr James Robey, Global Head of Corporate Sustainability at Capgemini, on Accelerating Sustainability in the Technology Sector

We sat down with Dr James Robey of Capgemini to hear more about who should drive sustainability within the enterprise in this episode of The CEO.digital Show EXTRA.

The CEO.digital Show is brought to you by host Craig McCartney. Each episode, we’ll be interviewing major thought and industry leaders to learn how they are embracing new technologies and strategies to create new value and success for their companies. Find us on all major podcast streaming platforms.



Craig McCartney
Managing Director, CEO.digital

Craig is a technology enthusiast with over 15 years’ experience in both the marketing and technology sectors. As Managing Director of Global B2B Agency, Chief Nation, he works directly with over 50 of the world’s leading technology companies, helping them go-to-market and facilitate new business relationships. As part of his role, Craig often speaks at events and has hosted hundreds of technology-focused C-suite events, conferences, and webinars.