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.

Courage Is Calling with Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday is one of the world’s bestselling living philosophers. His books like The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic, and the #1 New York Times bestseller Stillness Is the Key appear in more than 40 languages and have sold more than 4 million copies. Together, they’ve spent over 300 […]

Leading the Way in Technology and Ecological Design with Phil Lisotta

Prior to working directly for Qualcomm in 2007, Phil worked for one of the main architecture firms that designed Qualcomm’s San Diego facilities. He worked on the design of Qualcomm’s first LEED Gold building and one of the largest in California at the time. Since working at Qualcomm, he has been directing the planning, design, […]

Turn Your Waste Into Clean Energy with Oshik Efrati

Oshik graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Sciences, specializing in water treatment. During his military service as a decorated Officer, Oshik commanded a special forces unit in the IDF. Oshik then led the product development team at Shoresh, Israel’s largest tactical gear manufacturer and exporter, where he launched an innovative product, sold […]

Preaching Sustainability Transparency with Mitch Jackson

A career spanning 20 years at FedEx has only strengthened Mitch Jackson’s resolve to improve the company’s environmental standards wherever possible. As Vice President of Environmental Affairs & Sustainability, Jackson helps to preach sustainability-related transparency companywide. It’s no secret that FedEx’s footprint is wide: Serving more than 220 countries and territories, the shipping giant must […]

It’s Easy To Indulge Better with Max Elder

Max Elder is the co-founder and CEO of Nowadays, a venture-backed foodtech startup making plant-based meats with only a few simple ingredients and an unparalleled nutritional profile. John Shegerian: This edition of the Impact podcast is brought to you by ERI. ERI has a mission to protect people, the planet, and your privacy. It is […]

Taking Steps to Protect Future Generations with Leigh Steinberg

John Shegerian: This edition of the impact podcast is brought to you by Engage. Engage as a digital booking platform, revolutionizing the talent booking industry. With thousands of athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and business leaders, Engage is the go-to spot for booking talent, speeches, custom experiences, livestreams, and much more. For more information on Engage or […]

Protecting the Environment and Mankind with John Holden

John Holden is a six-time Emmy Award winner and esteemed journalist. In his 25+ years of experience, he’s worked alongside Katie Couric and achieved notoriety in his reporting, investigating, and producing for news affiliates of NBC, CBS, and ABC. Throughout his career Holden interviewed Fortune 500 CEOs, A-list celebrities, and political world leaders. His passion […]

Expanding Fan Awareness with Kathy Behrens

John Shegerian: This episode of the Impact Podcast is brought to you by Closed Loop Partners. Closed Loop Partners is a leading circular economy investor in the United States with an extensive network of Fortune 500 corporate investors, family offices, institutional investors, industry experts, and Impact Partners. Closed Loop’s platform spans the arc of capital […]

Waking Up with Araksya Karapetyan

Araksya Karapetyan co-anchors Good Day LA from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m alongside Tony McEwing. She does segments and interviews from 7-9am. She joined the FOX 11 team in March of 2012. A native of Armenia, Karapetyan moved to the U.S. when she was seven years old. A devastating earthquake, a brewing conflict with Azerbaijan, […]

Making Healthy, Environmentally Friendly Drinks with Seth Goldman

John Shegerian: This episode of the Impact podcast is brought to you by Closed Loop Partners. Closed Loop Partners is a leading circular economy investor in the United States with an extensive network of Fortune 500 corporate investors, family offices, institutional investors, industry experts, and Impact partners. Closed Loops’ platform spans the arc of capital […]

Chef-Crafted Plant-Based Meats with Jody & Todd Boyman

Jody is an entrepreneur and life-long advocate for sustainable food practices, healthy eating and animal welfare. She has a background in whole-food, plant-based nutrition, marketing and sales and is committed to helping build a humane economy that feeds our deepest values while also fueling new levels of sustained prosperity. As Co-Founder & Chief Purpose Officer […]

Sustainability That You Can Count on with Rob Michalak

John Shegerian: Welcome back to Green is Good, and we’re so happy today to have Rob Michalak on. Rob is Global Director of Social Mission at Ben & Jerry’s. Welcome to Green is Good, Rob. Rob Michalak: Thank you. Great to be here. John: You know, Rob, we’re so excited to have you on. As […]