In this trip to the Rockstar CMO Swimming Pool, Ian Truscott is inspired by Rebecca Biestman, the Chief Marketing Officer at Reputation, who, on the podcast, suggested “the pressure on CMOs to be social influencers”. What do you think? Did he chuck it in?
Marketers come from diverse career backgrounds, we are not like accountants or lawyers that need a specific education, and on social media we have been seeing some pushback on this from folks like Mark Ritson, who as a marketing professor is pretty vocal about those of us that don’t have a marketing education. So, what do our Rockstar CMO’s think?