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Season 2 | Episode 5

Cutting Edge Media Strategies that Heighten the User Experience

Darren Herman, Operating Partner at Bain Capital and award winning advertiser, discusses the disruptive marketing campaigns he’s created for global brands such as, Vespa, Armani Jeans, Michael’s and even Kim Kardashian! Darren also shares why privacy preserving advertising is so effective in heighting the user experience, creating trust and ultimately increasing sales.

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Show Notes

In this episode of The Brave Technologist Podcast, we discuss:

  • How Vespa used programmatic advertising data to shape product innovation and target a niche audience.
  • The results of Kim Kardashian’s first ever paid X (formerly Twitter) tweet for Armani Jeans.
  • How Michael’s transformed their business by focusing on their customer first across all channels.
  • The value and strategy of using actual brands in film, television, video games, etc to create a heightened experience for the users.
  • How creators can monetize downstream in ways they couldn’t before with NFTs

Guest List

The amazing cast and crew:

  • Darren Herman - Operating Partner at Bain Capital

    Darren Herman is an Operating Partner at Bain Capital where he works on growth strategies. Prior to joining Bain Capital, he spent time leading the first privacy-preserving content platform at Mozilla and spent nearly a decade on Madison Avenue leading digital programs and ad budgets large and small.

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