Mikko Eerola, CMO at Idean: A design agency that obsesses about customer experience (MDE139)

Minter Dialogue Episode #139 — This interview is with Mikko Eerola, CMO of Idean, a global design firm, based in Helsinki, Finland. Idean works with the world's leading companies, helping them to create long-lasting relationships with their customers, through enchanting and elegant experiences. Clients include IBM, Volkswagen, Samsung, John Deere and Sony. With over 150…

The myth of global marketing and what to do about it

As a startup or an SMB, the issues of "centralized" branding and global marketing are not even on the radar.  But, as companies get bigger, the natural tendency is to centralize the global marketing function.   Whether it is L'Oreal, Procter & Gamble, Chanel, Samsung or Apple (i.e European, Asian or USA), all multinationals will…