Talk West

How Ecommerce Saved Great Outdoor Provision Company

Great Outdoor Provision Company has always been about the in-store experience. Their customers love to come in, walk on the squeaky floors, check out all the products from backpacks to tents and more. But what happens when a worldwide pandemic eliminates the in-store experience and they need to pivot to an ecommerce experience. Today we…

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How Wasabi is Disrupting the Cloud Storage Market

Wasabi is disrupting the cloud storage market, which is dominated by behemoths like Amazon and Google. How are they doing it? We caught up with Director of Brand Marketing Julie Berry and CMO Michael Welts to find out. You can find more on Walk West by going to WalkWest.com, as well as on twitter, Facebook,…

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The Transformation of the Banking Industry: How banks are more than just checking and deposits, with Jim Sills CEO M&F Bank

What has changed in the banking industry through this pandemic? We talk to Jim Sills, CEO of M&F Bank and Abha Bowers, VP of Strategy and Growth at Walk West about online banking, the need for brick and mortar, if checks are a thing of the past, and the adaptability of customers in this time…

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How Kapok Digital’s Company Culture Beats Larger App Development Firms

On this episode we’re joined by Kapok Digital CEO, Erik Burckhart and Chief Strategy Officer Kristal York, who happen to be siblings. Kapok Digital is an employee owned mobile app development company based in Raleigh NC. CEO Erik Burckhart and Chief Strategy Officer Kristal York talk about their success building a company together, their special…

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Designing A Personal Brand

Senior UX Designer and host of the Talk West Podcast Chris Bunn sits down with Walk West CEO Donald Thompson about redesigning Don’s personal brand – what it means to build a brand aesthetic, being on the cutting edge of design while keeping a cohesive user experience, and why branding isn’t only about the website….

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Advertising in the Quarantine Age

In this week’s episode of Talk West, Chris and Mike are joined by Lizzie Newton, senior content strategist at Walk West, to discuss the advertising trends we’ve noticed during quarantine including ads from Cadillac, Budweiser, and Carvana. Plus, Chris sat down with Abha Bowers, Director of Strategy and Partnerships, to discuss what she brings to…

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Business Effects of Quarantine, with Sharon Delaney McCloud

In a global pandemic, how do we stay positive and get things done?  Chris Bunn, Mike Manganillo, and Sharon Delaney McCloud give their thoughts. You can find more on Walk West by going to WalkWest.com, as well as on twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Talk West is hosted by Chris Bunn and Mike Manganillo and…

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Nick Fulton, Director of Growth and Innovation at the Ram’s Club

You can find more on Walk West by going to WalkWest.com, as well as on twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Talk West is hosted by Chris Bunn and Mike Manganillo and is a production of Earfluence.

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