Welcome to this week’s episode of The Mindset Mentor Meets Podcast which hears Angela interviewing Scott Allen, Global Marketing Development & Strategy Director at Microsoft.
About our guest
Scott has worked in marketing his whole career and now works for Microsoft HQ. He says ‘I come to work every day with the mindset of how digital transformation can help organisations and individuals to achieve more and work with many customers across commercial, public sector, education and the third sector. I have spent the last four and a half years as CMO within Microsoft UK where I was responsible for leading marketing for two go to market areas – Consumer and Commercial. The Consumer and Commercial teams are integrated with the CMO “Marketing Services Centre of Excellence” – Digital and Events. I now am part of the Microsoft HQ team that is leading the global marketing transformation of Microsoft’s large and fast growing commercial businesses, including AI, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Windows, SQL, Surface, and Visual Studio/Developer Tools. In this global role I am part of the team that ensures our current marketing transformation investments are successfully developed and adopted globally. In addition, I am focused on leading new strategic approaches and programs to further extend our marketing capabilities and their impact.’
About this show
Scott’s has a real passion for learning from others and he role models the Microsoft ethos for being a ‘learn it all’ rather than a ‘know it all’ and seeing mistakes as an opportunity to improve and grow.
He generously shares his proudest moments and the lessons he has learnt along the way and tells us how running provides him with an opportunity to take care of his mental wellbeing as much as his physical health.
His staircase career from marketing assistant to director demonstrates how you can make it to the top with tenacity, drive and surrounding yourself with positive people.
Scott finishes our podcast with his 5 secrets to success which can surely help us all.
An uplifting and inspiring half hour.
Keep in touch with Scott
You can link-in with Scott here
About the Host
Angela Cox, Mindset Mentor is an award-winning behavioural change life coach. She works with leaders and professionals helping them to stop being stuck, build the belief and unleash their absolute potential.
To find out more about working with Angela visit https://angela-cox.co.uk
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