Episode 39

April 14, 2023

The Shift in Evaluating the Right Technology Investments w/ Jared Haleck

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Our hosts come together again for the final session in our 4-part Linkedin Live series to talk with Kantata’s Chief Product Officer, Jared Haleck. In this episode they dive into the importance of employee experience, how technology plays into that, and how the creation and adoption of technology is shifting to be more vertical specific.

Other Topics covered in this episode include:

  • Why ROI is no longer the number 1 reason to buy technology
  • Optimizing user experience to match generational expectations
  • How to make the right technology investments for your specific industry
  • The shift to vertical SaaS
  • Service Performance Insight ROI data regarding the value of purpose-built solutions
  • The importance of a phased approach when implementing new technologies
  • Approaching Ai as a solution instead of a problem

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.