Previous Shows

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

January 23, 2024

Establishing Freedom of Mobility with Bertrand Blaise of Stellantis

Bertrand Blaise was appointed Chief Communication & CSR Officer and a member of Stellantis’ Top Executive Team in January 2021. He has built his entire career path within the field of product and corporate communication in the automotive, railway and energy sectors, working in Europe and Asia Pacific. John Shegerian: Do you have a suggestion […]

January 18, 2024

Investing in Green Energy Opportunities with Emmanuel Caprais of ITT

Emmanuel Caprais is senior vice president and chief financial officer of ITT Inc. He previously served as vice president of Finance and group chief financial officer, in charge of business unit finance teams, Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations for the company. John Shegerian: Do you have a suggestion for a rockstar Impact Podcast […]

January 17, 2024

Innovating Sustainable Practices in Pharma with Peter Soelkner of Vetter

Peter Soelkner has been a Managing Director of Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG since June 2008. In 2009, he was also appointed Managing Director of Vetter Pharma International GmbH, the company’s marketing and sales organization. John Shegerian: Get the latest impact podcast right into your inbox each week. Subscribe by entering your email address […]

January 16, 2024

Setting the Bar for Corporate Citizenship with Kevin Martinez of ESPN

Kevin Martinez, ESPN’s vice president of Corporate Citizenship, oversees all aspects of the company’s citizenship initiatives including corporate giving, volunteerism, cause marketing and sustainability. As an industry veteran, Martinez is responsible for ESPN’s strategic programs that enable both greater access to sports and leadership through sports. He leads ESPN’s sponsorship of Special Olympics, which has […]

January 11, 2024

Developing a Safer, Greener Supply Chain with Shornda Cadore of Alstom

Shornda Cadore serves as Alstom’s Vice President of Procurement for the Americas. She is responsible for the strategic development and operational execution of key customer projects. Shornda and the team at Alstom are fully committed to reducing environmental, social and ethical risks at each link in its supply chain. John Shegerian: Get the latest impact […]

January 10, 2024

Disrupting the World of Cleaning Products with Anita Spiller of Tru Earth

Anita Spiller’s parallel careers are defined by passion. As a United Church minister, a private business owner, and now, directing ESG (environmental, social and governance) initiatives for Tru Earth, her work and life are characterized by social justice, collaboration, and leaving the planet better than she found it. At Tru Earth, a Certified B Corp, […]

January 9, 2024

Making the Grid Greener with Henrik Mannesson of Texas Instruments

Henrik Mannesson is the general manager for Grid Infrastructure at Texas Instruments. He works alongside his team to help customers solve design challenges in smart meters, solar energy, EV charging and grid automation with the goal of making the grid greener, smarter and more resilient. Henrik holds a Master of Science in electrical engineering and […]

January 4, 2024

Supporting Rural Communities with Marti Skold-Jordan of Tractor Supply

Marti Skold-Jordan is Manager of the Tractor Supply Foundation and Community Relations at Tractor Supply Company.  She leads the Foundation, working to maximize the impact of charitable giving and community partnerships through the Foundation’s mission: to support vibrant rural communities for all by investing in the future of ‘Life Out Here’ through today’s youth and […]

January 3, 2024

Future-Proofing Global Investments with Dr. Parag Khanna of Climate Alpha

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveler, and bestselling author. He is Founder & CEO of Climate Alpha, an AI-powered analytics platform that future-proofs global investments, and Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm. Parag’s latest book is MOVE: Where People Are Going for a […]

January 2, 2024

New Year’s Special: Thriving at Work and in Life with Darleen “Coach Dar” Santore

Darleen Santore, better known as “Coach Dar,” is an author, Licensed and Board-Certified Occupational Therapist, sought-after motivational speaker, plus leadership and mental skills coach to professional athletes, CEOs and business leaders around the world. Best known for her mental strength conditioning work with athletes in the NBA, MLB, PGA and NHL, she most recently worked […]

December 21, 2023

Giving the Gift of Education with Sarah Brown of Theirworld

Sarah Brown is Chair of Theirworld and Executive Chair of the Global Business Coalition for Education. Since she founded Theirworld in 2002, its campaigns, advocacy and ground-breaking programs have been rooted in the belief that every child deserves the best start in life, a safe place to learn and skills for the future. John Shegerian: […]

December 20, 2023

Solving Agricultural Challenges with Mary Jane Melendez of General Mills

Mary Jane Melendez stewards General Mills’ sustainability and philanthropy efforts and is responsible for advancing collaboration and integration across the organization to achieve company-wide Global Impact commitments. John Shegerian: Get the latest Impact Podcast right into your inbox each week. Subscribe by entering your email address at to make sure you never miss an […]