Episode 6

December 2, 2021

Calibrating Against Change and Developing a Strategic Operations Mindset w/ Melissa Korzun

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Melissa Korzun, the Managing Director of Client Transformation, Strategy and Operations at TeleTracking joins the show! Host Matt Finch uncovers insights from Melissa on her Professional Services strategy and operations role and the impact it has had on their business; including:

  • Events that led to the development of the Strategy and Operations role
  • The importance of balancing focus internally and on clients
  • Taking stock of operational imperatives to define organizational direction
  • Understanding what is traction vs. a distraction
  • The importance of strategic internal communication
  • Giving teams the visibility and sponsorship to take ownership of projects and solve problems where they exist
  • A conversation on culture and not being afraid to fail

Connect with Melissa and check out TeleTracking

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Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent Trimble is a 15+ year agency leadership veteran who has led agency growth and operation initiatives. As Kantata's VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in mapping and improving agency workflows. Deploying market understanding and best practices, Brent helps agencies refine processes and staffing dynamics. He isolates key metric improvements resulting in faster revenue recognition and ultimately models performance impact. Before joining Kantata Brent held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, independent agencies and consulting firms.