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

Join us every week for new episodes and explore the collection of past conversations below.

Sustainable Battery Value Chain with Mathy Stanislaus

Mr. Stanislaus is the Interim Director of the Global Battery Alliance (World Economic Forum), which consists of senior leaders from companies, NGOs and governments pursuing a vision that by 2030 the GHG emissions of the transport and power is reduced 30%, eliminating human rights abuses – in particular child labor in cobalt sourcing– and closing […]

Sell It with Ryan Serhant

Ryan Serhant is a costar on Bravo’s hit show Million Dollar Listing New York and the author of the national bestseller, Sell It Like Serhant. Ryan made just $9,000 his first year in the business. Twelve years later, he averages a billion dollars in sales every year, making him one of the most successful real […]

Mindset Training with Daniel Diaz

Daniel Diaz is a life mastery coach with acute focus in peak performance and mindset training. His proprietary program serves entrepreneurs and purpose driven individuals looking to excel in both achievement and fulfillment. Educated through the Tony Robbins training programs, Daniel has a unique way of helping his clients remove limiting beliefs, create pattern and […]

Equity, Peace and Justice with Arndrea Waters King and Yolanda Renee King

Arndrea has dedicated her life to serving humanity. This commitment was demonstrated when as a teenager, she volunteered as a candy striper at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. This early experience of supporting and advocating for those with health challenges fueled Arndrea’s passion to end all forms of pain, inequity and injustice. Over the years, Arndrea has […]

Environmentally Responsible Recycling Opportunities with Tricia Conroy

Tricia Conroy serves as the Executive Director of MRM, the Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company. MRM was founded to help electronics manufacturers work together to provide convenient, environmentally responsible recycling opportunities to consumers and to comply with e-waste laws across the United States. Ms. Conroy has led the organization since 2009. John Shegerian: This edition […]

Eliminating the Idea of Waste with Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is founder and CEO of TerraCycle, a global leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams. TerraCycle operates in 20 countries, working with some of the world’s largest brands, retailers and manufacturers to create national platforms to recycle products and packaging that otherwise go to landfill or incineration. It also created […]

Life is Like a Box of Chocolates with Dan Zahir

Daniel Zahir is the Creative Director of Edelweiss Chocolates, a 5th-generation family run chocolatier, handcrafting confections in the heart of Beverly Hills since 1942. Daniel has enjoyed 20 years of growth and learning at Edelweiss Chocolates and is proud to commit to ushering in a new era of tradition that will take Edelweiss full-steam ahead […]

Advancing Sustainability Commitments with Pete Keller

Pete is responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction of the recycling and sustainability platform for Republic Services. Pete has an extensive background in operations and compliance, having served in prior roles as Region Engineer, General Manager, and Area President. Prior to his employment with the Company, Pete practiced as a Professional Engineer with […]

A Second U with Hector Guadalupe

After spending 10 years in federal prison, Hector Guadalupe came home with an obsession for fitness, in great health, and hungry for work. Yet, he came home to a lot of closed doors. Once given a chance he started a successful career personal training first corporate health clubs, and eventually founded Unibody Fitness NYC, where […]

Investing in a Sustainable Future with Brent Bell

Brent Bell has been in the waste industry for over 20 years. Brent started at USA Waste in 1997 and worked at the corporate offices during the USA/Waste Management merger in the late 1990’s. Brent is currently the Vice President of Recycling for Waste Management responsible for operations of 100+ facilities and sales & marketing […]

Walk a Mile with Mallory Brown

Mallory Brown is a documentary filmmaker and global humanitarian. She travels the world to tell real-life stories of human connection. Mallory’s goal is to encourage others to embrace empathy and open their hearts to the needs of others. At the age of 34, she has traveled to over 50 countries and raised hundreds of thousands […]

Continuing the Legacy of Human Rights with Martin Luther King III

As the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King III serves as an ambassador of his parent’s legacy of nonviolent social change. A graduate of his father’s Alma mater, Morehouse College, Mr. King has devoted his life to working in the non-profit sector to […]