Welcome to Impact with John Shegerian — a weekly podcast featuring conversations with some of the greatest business minds and thought leaders on the planet.

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May 28, 2024

Cultivating Green Skills with Efrem Bycer of LinkedIn

LinkedIn’s Efrem Bycer has more than 15 years of experience in economic development and public policy, with a passion for connecting people with opportunities and creating positive social change. As Senior Manager of Public Policy and Economic Graph at LinkedIn, he leads the professional network’s global climate initiatives, including the green skills and jobs research […]

May 23, 2024

Tackling Climate Change with Dr. Oliver Eitelwein of Oliver Wyman

Dr. Oliver Eitelwein is a partner in Oliver Wyman’s Health and Life Sciences Practice. He can draw on almost 20 years of practical strategy consulting experience at well-known companies in the industry. His main areas of activity are in the pharmaceutical, biotech, in-vitro diagnostics, and agrochemicals segments. He is a proven expert in the areas […]

May 21, 2024

Transforming Cybersecurity Challenges into Solutions with Steve Orrin of Intel

Steve Orrin is Intel’s Federal CTO and a Senior Principal Engineer. He leads Public Sector Solution Architecture, Strategy, and Technology Engagements. He has held technology leadership positions at Intel where leading cybersecurity programs, custom hardware and software architecture and solutions, products, and strategy. Steve is a cybersecurity expert and sought-after advisor to public and private […]

May 16, 2024

Defining a Clear Pathway to Net Zero with Chris Lewis of EY

At EY, Chris Lewis leads the global infrastructure team, working closely with governments as the key advisor to major projects in nuclear, carbon capture, water, road, rail and renewables. With more than 25 years of industry experience, he is helping private and public sector organizations take projects from inception to financial close. John Shegerian: Get […]

May 14, 2024

Innovating for Sustainable Skies with Amelia DeLuca of Delta Air Lines

Amelia DeLuca serves as Chief Sustainability Officer at Delta Air Lines, leading the airline on its journey to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and deliver a more sustainable and elevated travel experience along the way. Prior to her appointment as Chief Sustainability Officer, DeLuca served as Vice President, International Customer Experience and Partner Sustainability. In that role, […]

May 9, 2024

Advocating for Equity and Dignity with Dr. Nidhi Pundhir of HCLTech

Dr. Nidhi Pundhir leads the global CSR efforts of technology company HCLTech and heads the HCLFoundation in India. In her current role, she has envisioned HCL’s CSR policy, anchored around the 10 commandments of CSR. John Shegerian: Have you been enjoying our Impact Podcast and our great guests? Then please, give us a thumbs up […]

May 7, 2024

Decarbonizing the Building Sector with Sean Drygas of Colliers

Sean Drygas is Global Lead, ESG and Impact at Colliers International, leading development and execution of Colliers’ ESG strategy and reporting on performance. John Shegerian: Do you have a suggestion for a Rockstar Impact Podcast guest, go to impactpodcast.com and just click “be a guest” to recommend someone today. This edition of the Impact podcast […]

May 2, 2024

Leading Climate Action with Tara Helms of Electrolux

Tara Helms oversees sustainable strategy implementation at Electrolux. Tara is at the forefront of the company’s purpose to shape living for the better by reinventing taste, care, and wellbeing experiences, for more enjoyable and sustainable living. Her mission is to shape the company’s strategies and goals on sustainability and operationalize them across the business and […]

April 30, 2024

Innovating Sustainable Air Travel with Jill Blickstein of American Airlines

Jill Blickstein is the Chief Sustainability Officer at American Airlines, where she leads the company’s long-term strategy to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. With her deep experience in corporate responsibility and public policy, Jill works to find solutions to lower the climate impact of air travel. She also manages American’s sustainable aviation […]

April 25, 2024

Leading the ESG Space with Niki King of Clorox

Niki King is the VP and Head of Sustainability for The Clorox Company, where she oversees the company’s integrated IGNITE ESG efforts including driving strategies and roadmaps to achieve the company’s ambitious ESG goals and implementing the company’s ESG governance structure.  She is also responsible for engaging a broad set of internal and external stakeholders […]

April 24, 2024

Innovating Cleantech Solutions for Real Estate with Ramya Ravichandar of JLL

Ramya Ravichandar is the Vice President of Technology Platforms for Smart & Sustainable Buildings at JLL. She is responsible for building, creating and scaling disruptive cleantech products and solutions at JLL to deliver technology products that help meet clients’ sustainability goals. John Shegerian: Get the latest Impact Podcast right into your inbox each week. Subscribe by […]

April 23, 2024

Alleviating Global Hunger with Valerie Vincent of Kraft Heinz

Valerie Vincent is the Senior Manager, Global ESG and Foundation at The Kraft Heinz Company. She leads Kraft Heinz’s ESG reporting, engagement and corporate foundation strategy. Valerie is passionate about leveraging corporate scale to drive sustainability within organizations and throughout the global food and agricultural value chain. John Shegerian: Have you been enjoying our Impact […]