Previous Shows

Impact with John Shegerian produces new episodes every week. Visit regularly to explore our archive of past conversations below.

April 11, 2024

Fusing Sustainability and Business with Jeff Yorzyk of HelloFresh

HelloFresh Senior Director of Responsibility Jeff Yorzyk has over 20 years of experience in sustainability across a broad range of sectors, acquired from commercial and consulting roles with pioneering firms like Five Winds International and Thinkstep (now Sphera). His expertise spans sustainability program development, strategic management systems, ESG reporting, and product sustainability / life cycle […]

April 10, 2024

Rethinking How We Eat with Award-Winning Author Thomas Kostigen

Thomas M. Kostigen is an award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author and journalist. He founded the Climate Survivalist column for USA Today and has written for numerous publications, including The Washington Post, National Geographic, Discover, Departures, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He is the coauthor with Robert Downey, Jr. of the forthcoming “Cool Food: How to […]

April 9, 2024

Innovating and Simplifying the Recycling Process with Brian Coupland of Staples

As Senior Vice President of Retail Merchandising, Brian brings 30 years of retail experience and over 10 years of international experience and a passion for innovative problem-solving to his role. Leading Merchandising and Retail Store Transformation in US stores, his focus is on enhancing the customer experience and optimizing space productivity. In addition to his […]

April 7, 2024

Cultivating a Survivor’s Instinct with Jeanette “the Black Widow” Lee (Part 3 of 3)

Jeanette Lee is an American professional pool player. She was nicknamed the Black Widow because, in spite of her sweet demeanor, she would “eat people alive” when she got to a pool table and always wear black when playing pool. The Black Widow: A Memoir A candid and moving autobiography by the ‘Black Widow’ of […]

April 6, 2024

Cultivating a Survivor’s Instinct with Jeanette “the Black Widow” Lee (Part 2 of 3)

Jeanette Lee is an American professional pool player. She was nicknamed the Black Widow because, in spite of her sweet demeanor, she would “eat people alive” when she got to a pool table and always wear black when playing pool. The Black Widow: A Memoir A candid and moving autobiography by the ‘Black Widow’ of […]

April 5, 2024

Cultivating a Survivor’s Instinct with Jeanette “the Black Widow” Lee (Part 1 of 3)

Jeanette Lee is an American professional pool player. She was nicknamed the Black Widow because, in spite of her sweet demeanor, she would “eat people alive” when she got to a pool table and always wear black when playing pool. The Black Widow: A Memoir A candid and moving autobiography by the ‘Black Widow’ of […]

April 4, 2024

Blazing a Transformational Sustainability Trail with Gunther Rothermel of SAP

As Chief Product Officer and Co-General Manager for SAP Sustainability, Gunther Rothermel and his team deliver product innovations on sustainability addressing four dimensions: holistic steering & reporting, climate action, circular economy, and social responsibility. Gunther helps businesses on their transformation journey with a new set of sustainability related capabilities offered by SAP. John Shegerian: Get […]

April 3, 2024

Catalyzing Confidence with Lisa Sun of GRAVITAS

Lisa Sun is the national bestselling author of GRAVITAS: The 8 Strengths That Redefine Confidence, and the founder and CEO of GRAVITAS, a company on a mission to catalyze confidence. GRAVITAS offers innovative size-inclusive apparel, styling solutions, and content designed to make over women from the inside out. John Shegerian: Have you been enjoying our […]

April 2, 2024

Harnessing Science and Technology for a Positive Impact with Gayle Schueller of 3M

Dr. Gayle Schueller is 3M’s Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer. Gayle started in 3M’s corporate laboratory as a product development engineer and has over 30 years of technical and business leadership experience.  Her career spans a broad range of businesses from electronics to healthcare to consumer industries. She has led technical and business […]

March 28, 2024

Pioneering Innovations for the Future of Farming with Carlo Mondavi of Monarch Tractor

Monarch Tractor’s Carlo Mondavi is a fourth-generation winegrower who has dedicated his life to permaculture, biodynamic and regenerative farming practices, along with a hands-off winemaking approach in the cellar. In 2016, Carlo founded the Monarch Challenge, an effort focused on elevating farming by eliminating herbicides and powerful chemicals from farms in Sonoma, Napa and beyond. […]

March 26, 2024

Making Corporate Responsibility a Top Priority with Margaret Egan of Hyatt Hotels

Margaret Egan was selected as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Hyatt Hotels in January 2018. In this role, she is responsible for Hyatt’s global legal and corporate services. Margaret served as interim General Counsel and Secretary of the Company from October 2017 to January 2018, and previously served as Senior Vice President […]

March 21, 2024

Revolutionizing the Power of Water with Leah Stigile of hai

Leah Stigile is the CEO and Co-Founder of hai, a company that makes innovative, sustainable and transformational shower heads. Leah has been building, growing, and leading companies in the e-commerce space for the last 20 years. Leah started her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs before joining TOMS, where she held a variety of […]