How NBCU harnesses the power of entertainment; iconic shows, reality TV and the Olympics - Josh Feldman

Josh Feldman serves as Global Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Advertising and Partnerships. Feldman is responsible for driving how the NBCUniversal’s Advertising and Partnerships division shows up in the marketplace, leading creative executions that span Upfronts and industry-first events. 

He oversees the entire Marketing and Content Partnerships group, comprising the division’s Commerce, Content and Talent Partnerships, Creative, Marketing, Strategic Initiatives, and Trade Marketing teams. This group operates the division’s full scale creative agency; leads NBCU’s development of an innovative suite of commerce solutions, such as One Platform Commerce; and furthers the company’s commercial innovation commitments.

Previously, Feldman served as the division’s Executive Vice President, Head of Marketing and Advertising Creative. Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Feldman started his career at Turner Broadcasting, where he took on various roles including Senior Vice President & National Sales Manager, Vice President & New York Sales Manager as well as Account Executive, where he oversaw client relationships for Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TBS and TNT.

00:00 - Intro
00:35 - Josh’s Career Story
02:50 - How does being creative help with sales
04:17 - B2B strategies that make NBCU successful
07:58 - Why Cannes is important to NBCU
09:41 - NBCU’s iconic programming
11:05 - The secret to building strong client relationships
14:21 - Funnel marketing and the importance of end of funnel
16:34 - The popularity of Bravo
17:46 - BravoCon
21:00 - The best brand activations at BravoCon
22:51 - How brands can work with talent
24:49 - Being a media partner for the Olympics
27:59 - Josh’s advice on creativity and landing your message
31:39 - Helping smaller brands

Creators and Guests

Jon Evans
Jon Evans
Host of Uncensored CMO & System1 CMO.
Josh Feldman
Josh Feldman
CMO @ NBC Universal
How NBCU harnesses the power of entertainment; iconic shows, reality TV and the Olympics - Josh Feldman
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