Episode 51

October 5, 2023

How to Build and Establish Trust for Better Business Outcomes w/ Kristi Faltorusso

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In this episode Banoo and Kristi Faltorusso, CCO at ClientSuccess, dig into the importance of trust and how we can all be better at building and establishing trust for better business outcomes. Kristi also provides her top tips for optimizing cross-functional relationships to improve your corporate culture and customer success.

Other topics discussed in this episode include:

  • The 5 elements to building trust and credibility
  • Competence vs. confidence and understanding your own limitations
  • The implications of trust betrayal and how to recover
  • Nurturing trust for better corporate culture
  • The importance of failing forward
  • Reducing friction among services teams

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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 brings more than 15+ year’s of leadership experience in Management Consulting, Strategic Delivery, Marketing services and product development firms to his technology role at Kantata. As the VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in identifying process improvement potential, business optimization and key health metrics for alignment and orientation.

With deep business understanding through an operator lens - Brent works with Kantata partner firms to refine intrinsic and extrinsic value drivers - giving firm principals the focus required for adoption, mobilization, value realization and ultimately - success.

Prior to joining Kantata, Brent was a client of the platform and held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, and independent marketing consulting firms.