Episode 2

OCTOBER 12, 2021

The Challenges and Trends Shaping The Future of Services Delivery w/ Ray Grainger, Sean Crafts & Roger Neel

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To kick off the first episode, host Matt Finch sits down with the founders of Mavenlink, Ray Grainger, Roger Neel and Sean Crafts, to discuss some of the current challenges and future trends in the services industry! Their conversation includes:

  • The powerful forces reshaping the services industry
  • Getting the right talent at the right place at the right time in order to meet client needs
  • The emerging employee-first culture
  • The current subcontractor landscape
  • The pitfalls of tribal knowledge
  • How digital transformation and technology are evolving the industry
  • The role of Covid globalization and the appeal of a liquid workforce to both organizations and employees
  • The importance of a centralized resource management function
  • Applying a supply chain methodology to your services business
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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.