Proactive customer service will pay back ten fold – Interview with Matt Lautz of Corvisa

View image | gettyimages.com Today’s interview is with Matt Lautz, President and CIO of CorvisaCloud, a provider of call centre software and a cloud based enterprise communications platform. Matt joins me today to talk about B2B customer service and customer experience, why it needs to improve, what lessons B2B can learnt from B2C and a […]

Startupland – Zendesk’s journey from a kitchen table in Denmark to the NYSE – Interview with Mikkel Svane

Today’s interview is with Mikkel Svane, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Zendesk, a fast growing and recently listed (NYSE) cloud based customer service platform. Mikkel joins me today to talk about: Startupland: How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea into a Global Business – his new book that tells the story of […]

Do you know if you are irritating your customers? – Interview with Melvin Brand Flu of Livework

Today’s interview is with Melvin Brand Flu, Partner and Director of Strategy and Business Design at Livework, a leading service design company. Melvin joins me today to talk about the work that Livework do and some of the research that they are doing around irritation curves. This interview follows on from my recent interview: Customer […]

Customer service by email and differences across geographies – Interview with Laurence Chami of Eptica

Today’s interview is with Laurence Chami, Managing Director of Eptica, a European provider of multichannel customer interaction software with a global reach. Laurence joins me today to talk about the work that Eptica are doing, the challenges that many companies face providing customer service via email, differences to approaches across geographies and why email as […]

Different customers have different journeys and needs – Interview with Daniel Lind of Qmatic

Today’s interview is with Daniel Lind, Head of Business Development at Qmatic, a company who through its software and hardware is helping organisations manage their online and offline customer experience. Daniel joins me today to talk about the work that Qmatic are doing to help improve the customer experience, especially as it relates to waiting […]

An organisational constitution improves employee engagement and customer experience – Interview with Chris Edmonds

Today’s interview is with S. Chris Edmonds, who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group. Chris joins me today to talk about his new book: The Culture Engine: A Framework for Driving Results, Inspiring Your Employees, and Transforming Your Workplace, which gives firms and leaders a new framework for building and maintaining […]

Nearly 60% of customers will go elsewhere following a bad delivery experience – Interview with Angela O’Connell of MetaPack

Today’s interview is with Angela O’Connell, the Strategy & Marketing Director for MetaPack. Founded in 1999, MetaPack provides a SaaS delivery management system to retailers, third-party logistics companies and carriers enabling better choice and more freedom in delivery options to all consumers, both in B2B and B2C markets. Angela joins me today to talk about […]

Proactive customer service drives customer loyalty – Interview with Stew Bloom of Aspect

#185319589 / gettyimages.com Today’s interview is with Stew Bloom, CEO of Aspect, who help enterprise contact centres deliver their customer experiences across every channel through their software platform. Stew joins me today to talk about proactive customer service and why proactive customer service drives customer loyalty. This interview follows on from my recent interview: Social […]

Social leadership and why the C-Suite has to go social – Interview with Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt

#182765845 / gettyimages.com Today’s interview is with Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt, co-authors of a new book called: A World Gone Social: How companies must adapt to survive. They join me to talk about their book, the challenges that they see many firms facing, how to address these challenges and why customer service is not […]