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.

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John is a well-established senior executive in the tech industry with more than two decades of experience in customer experience, analytics and security. His light touch but versatile style of leadership has made him successful in nurturing famous start-ups such as Danger, OpenTV and TiVo. In this episode, he speaks about how modern internet can be made safer and cleaner for everyone, especially in a hybrid working environment. Listen now!

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ON: Business & Leadership

Ashley Friedlein, CEO & Founder, Guild, on Why Community-Based Marketing is the Next Logical Step from Account-Based Marketing

Tune into The CEO.digital Show with Ashley Friedlein, Guild’s CEO and Founder, to learn more about how to build effective communities of your target accounts and cut through the digital noise.

David Germain, CIO and Thought Leader, on Building a Digital DNA & Continuous Improvement Culture in the Enterprise

Tune into The CEO.digital Show with David Germain, CIO at RSA Insurance Group, to learn about what it takes to build a digital DNA for your organisation.

What Can Business Leaders Do to Promote Sustainability? Our Panel Has Their Say

In a first-of-its-kind panel discussion on The CEO.digital Show, we brought together a selection of top thought leaders on sustainability to share their thoughts on how technology is powering a green revolution in business. Listen to the full podcast now.

ON: Cloud

Patrick Smith, Field CTO EMEA at Pure Storage, on Why Cloud Environments Are Turning Public/Private Hybrid

Listen in to The CEO.digital Show as we find out more about the evolving world of Storage-as-a-Service from Pure Storage’s Field CTO EMEA, Patrick Smith.

Neill Smith, Head of Infrastructure at The Scottish Government, on Nurturing Developer Creativity & the Power of True Multi-Cloud

Neill Smith, the trailblazing Head of Infrastructure at The Scottish Government, joins us on the CEO.digital Show to discuss how his team attracts and retains exceptional talent, what informs their infrastructure strategy, and how he’s managed to stay on the curve of hyper-innovation in government. Listen in for more!

Jeff DeVerter, Rackspace CTO, on How to Extract Value from Cloud & Digital Transformation After Covid-19

Jeff DeVerter, Chief Technology Officer at Rackspace, joins The CEO.digital Show podcast hosts for this exclusive interview on cloud adoption and the future of tech, including the role of low-code applications. We also discussed how businesses should approach cloud adoption carefully, weighing the benefits of public, private and hybrid cloud.

ON: Data

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.

Matt “Kix” Kixmoeller, VP, Strategy at Pure Storage, on How DevOps Became IT’s Number One Customer & Bringing Fluidity to Your Data Strategy

Matt “Kix” Kixmoeller is on The CEO.digital Show this week to reveal why DevOps became IT’s number one customer and to share how large enterprises can bring fluidity and flexibility to their data strategy – and future proof it.

Dr Anushka Patchava, Deputy CMO at Vitality, on Why Real Transformation & Personalisation Hinges on Effective Use of Data

Tune into The CEO.digital Show with Dr. Anushka Patchava from Vitality to hear about using data effectively to drive personalisation and transformation.

ON: Emerging Technology

The Future of Media Tech, Bundling & Consumer Power with David Beck of Brightcove

David Beck, Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer at Brightcove joins us to discuss the future of the media landscape, quality over quantity in content, consumer power & more. Listen in for exclusive insights.

ON: Experience

Creating the Hybrid Mature Workplace: Our Panel of Experts Share Their Solutions

Four global innovation & security experts join us to discuss the hybrid working state of play and how those who shaped its present are innovating its future. Listen in for exclusive insights!

Saša Petrović (Citrix) & Kevin Collins (Fujitsu) on the Implications & Opportunities of the Metaverse

Listen in as Kevin Collins of Fujitsu & Saša Petrović of Citrix discuss everything Metaverse in this exciting, future-focused episode of The CEO.digital Show

Kurt Frary of Norfolk County Council & Chris Voce of Citrix Talk Human-Centricity in the Hybrid Mature Workforce

On the latest CEO.digital Show, we spoke with Kurt Frary of Norfolk County Council & Chris Voce of Citrix about reaching hybrid maturity through human centricity. Listen in for exclusive insights!

ON: Security

John Arledge on enabling a safer online experience for everyone through network-based security

John Arledge, Akamai’s Vice President, Product Management, joins us to discuss how the internet can be made safer for the end user through widespread adoption of DNS security by internet service providers.

David James-Roll on strengthening business resilience using real-time data

David James-Roll, Dataminr’s Director of Corporate Solutions Practice, joins us to discuss how corporate security is evolving and how modern enterprises are overcoming new challenges using real-time data.

Tharishni Arumugam of Aon on Data Ethics & The Future of Privacy Tech

Listen in as we host Tharishni Arumugam, Global Privacy Technology & Operations Director at Aon, and discuss data ethics, privacy technology, and more. Hear the exclusive insights inside.  

ON: Transformation

Michael Taylor, IT Director at Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team, on the Tech & People Powering Motorsport Success

Michael Taylor, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team’s IT Director, joins this week’s episode of The CEO.digital Show to explore the technology and people behind the motorsport.

Joseph Edwin, Expert Partner at Bain & Company, on Nurturing the Next Generation of Innovation Leaders & Working Towards Transformation Success

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!

Matt Cadieux, CIO at Red Bull Racing Honda, on Connecting Distributed Workforces for Seamless Decision-Making in Formula 1

We interviewed the CIO of Red Bull Racing, Matt Cadieux, to find out more about what it takes for IT to support a winning F1 team in the 2021 season.


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.



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.