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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January 31, 2023

Innovating the Sustainable Grocery Shopping Experience with Thrive Market’s Kristin De Simone

Kristin De Simone, Senior Mission Manager (she/her) acts as the architect of mission and environmental stewardship at Thrive Market, the online, membership-based market delivering the highest quality, healthy and sustainable products at member-only prices. De Simone joined the Thrive Market team in 2015 with a hunger to help Americans reclaim access to healthy living, making […]

January 24, 2023

Making “Chicken” Better with Daring’s Ross Mackay

Ross Mackay is the CEO and founder of Daring, the leading plant-based chicken brand on a mission to remove chicken from the global food system. John Shegerian: Do you have a suggestion for an amazing Impact guest? Go to ImpactPodcast.com and click “Be a Guest” to recommend someone today. This edition of the Impact Podcast […]

January 17, 2023

Maintaining a Commitment to Sustainability with The Home Depot’s Ron Jarvis

Ron Jarvis is the Chief Sustainability Officer for The Home Depot. He is responsible for aligning the Company’s business strategies with its social, environmental and sustainability objectives. Ron also leads our SER factory audits, Utility Rebates, Product Safety departments, and he is the chairman of the Home Depot Environmental Council. Ron joined the Company in […]

January 10, 2023

Achieving Your Healthiest Self with Dallas Kingsbury, MD

Dallas Kingsbury, MD, is the medical director for two companies: Danford Works is a virtual platform that combines personal data analysis and 1:1 coaching to empower people to live their healthiest and most active lives. Fountain Life (Naples Center in Florida) is a company dedicated to proactive and personalized medical care via cutting-edge artificial intelligence-enhanced […]

January 5, 2023

Pushing the Limits to Support our Veterans with Ryan “Birdman” Parrott

Ryan “Birdman” Parrott, Author, Public Speaker, Former Navy SEAL, Patent Holder, Action Sports Athlete, and Founder of two non- profits benefitting Veterans and First Responders is originally from Detroit, Michigan. Birdman enlisted in the Navy after watching the Twin Towers fall on 9/11 and served eight years as a U.S. Navy SEAL attached to SEAL […]

January 3, 2023

Achieving Higher Standards in Investing with CAIA’s Debbie McLean

Deborah McLean is president of the CAIA Foundation and global head of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) at the CAIA Association, the professional body for the alternative investment industry with 13,000 Members representing 100 countries. As a chief DEI strategist and spokesperson, Deborah leverages the organization’s voice and influence to help shape an investment industry […]

December 27, 2022

Helping Farmers Sustainably Feed the Planet with Indigo Ag’s Chris Harbourt

With more than 25 years in leadership positions at the intersection of science, agriculture, engineering, and business, Chris Harbourt leads Indigo’s efforts to leverage science and digital technology to measure and translate the impact of farmers’ sustainability efforts into new profitability opportunities. John Shegerian: Do you have a suggestion for an Amazing Impact guest? Go […]

December 20, 2022

Viewing Discipline as Destiny with Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday is one of the world’s bestselling living philosophers. His books appear in more than 40 languages and have sold more than five million copies. In his New York Times bestselling book Courage is Calling, Holiday made the Stoic case for a bold and brave life. In the newly released second book of his […]

December 13, 2022

Pioneering Sustainable Energy Solutions with BMW’s Adam Langton

Adam Langton is the U.S. Energy Services Manager for BMW of North America, LLC. In this role, Adam develops digital energy products related to BMW’s electric vehicle models, including smartphone functionality, data tools, and fleet management services. Adam leads a BMW team developing and implementing the BMW ChargeForward smart charging program and leads BMW’s efforts […]

December 6, 2022

Treating Sustainability as Responsibility with David Carey

David Carey is Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications at Hearst. As a member of the ESG leadership team, Carey recently spearheaded the development of Hearst’s 2022 Sustainability Overview. In January 2019, he joined a small group of senior executives from around the world at Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative, a university-wide program […]

November 29, 2022

Achieving High Quality Climate Credentials with Simon Mulcahy

Simon Mulcahy is CEO of CO2, and President, Sustainability at TIME Inc. Prior to CO2, Simon was at Salesforce for 14 years in a number of executive roles including Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, and General Manager of Financial Services. Simon spent 5 years as Head of Technology Industries at the World Economic Forum. […]

November 22, 2022

Joyful, Compassionate Living and Eating with Joanne Molinaro

For the Impact with John Shegerian Podcast’s special Thanksgiving episode, the Korean Vegan is the perfect guest! Who better to share thoughts on celebrating and sharing great times together with loved ones and delicious food than “the Korean Vegan” herself? With over 4.5 million fans spread across her social media platforms, New York Times best-selling […]