‘If Not Me, Then Who?’ Bloomberg Media’s Sheevani Raikundalia On Leadership, Diversity & Empowerment

CANNES — In digital media, execs could surely list a host of technologies and business credentials that should be in your skills stack. But what about people skills? Sheevani Raikundalia, Bloomberg Media’s Head of East Coast Sales, believes empathy, adaptability, and effective communication reign supreme. In this video interview with Tameka Kee for Beet.TV, Raikundalia […]


Effective Leaders See Diverse Qualities of Teams: Spark Foundry’s Sarah Kramer

CANNES – Effective leadership involves an understanding of people’s strengths as they work together on teams. Sarah Kramer, chief executive of Publicis’s Spark Foundry, said leaders also recognize when they need the help of people with unique skills. “Diversity and skill sets, hiring people that are smarter than you, that have specialist skills that are […]


‘Get Up Early’ to Get Ahead in Leadership: Ulta Beauty’s Michelle Crossan-Matos

CANNES – The ability to get things done is a key trait for people in leadership roles, though that competence accumulates over time. “I noticed that in my twenties as a leader, I needed certain traits. Now that I’m in a different part of my career, it’s funny how listening becomes a really critical trait,” […]


‘A River, Not a Ladder’: Hartbeat’s Randolph Charting The Course For Digital Media Diversity

CANNES — For some, striving to overcome the odds and achieve success is a climb. For Thai Randolph, it’s a voyage. Randolph is CEO of Hartbeat, the entertainment production company founded by Kevin Hart. She is adamant that career growth is “more of a river than a ladder.” In this video interview for Beet.TV whilst at […]


Empathy And Transparency: The Twin Pillars Of Leadership In A Transforming Industry

CANNES — In the heart of a rapidly evolving industry, empathy and transparency emerge as the paramount traits for effective leadership, according to Julie Clark, SVP, Media & Entertainment at TransUnion. Clark joined the consumer data company in May this year from being Spotify’s global head of advertising revenue innovation. She also held senior roles […]