Podcasts by BCG

Reflecting the depth and diversity of the firm’s expertise, BCG’s podcasts dive into lively conversations that cover today’s trending topics.

The So What from BCG

In this series, award-winning journalist Georgie Frost interviews the leading thinkers and doers at BCG on the trends, developments, and ideas that will shape and disrupt the future. Topics range from global warming, COVID-19, business resilience, and social inequity to the influence of digital technology on everything.

Bonus Episode: Previewing The Ballad of the Wind Rigger

An exclusive sneak preview of BCG’s new climate podcast, Climate Vision 2050: We look back from 2050, exploring how the world radically reduced carbon emissions and saved itself from climate catastrophe. Full series launching 2023.

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Thinkers and Ideas

This podcast from the BCG Henderson Institute (BHI) unearths inspiring and thought-provoking insights from leading thinkers about influential ideas on business, technology, economics, and science. Martin Reeves, chairman of the BCG Henderson Institute, and Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, global chief economist of BCG, host the series.


The Patient Priority

Stefan Larsson and Jennifer Clawson discuss a value and outcome-based approach to healthcare, explaining how value in healthcare needs to include both the outcomes that matter to patient groups and the resources needed to deliver those outcomes.

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Unreasonable Hospitality

Will Guidara, co-owner of 3 Michelin star restaurant Eleven Madison Park, shares his business management philosophy on the art of service. Together with BCG Henderson Institute's Martin Reeves, they explore themes from Guidara's new book Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect.

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How the Future Works

Brian Elliott discusses ways leaders can optimize for better outcomes by extending the flexible approach taken toward customers and applying this model to individual employees within a company. By doing so, leaders can make work more productive, fairer, more attractive to employees, and even a source of competitive advantage.

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Purpose and Profit

Academic, advisor, and author George Serafeim describes how incorporating ESG issues into business has evolved from being seen as a trade-off to a complement. He explores key trends that have contributed to this shift in perception and behavior, outlining how companies, investors, and employees can drive change in their businesses, investments, and lives.

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Me, Myself, and AI

This series from BCG and MIT Sloan Management Review connects with business leaders who have achieved big wins with their AI initiatives and—through straightforward, engaging conversation—finds out how they’ve done it.

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Digital First, Physical Second

Wayfair’s CTO Fiona Tan joins the podcast to discuss how the e-commerce retailer uses AI and machine learning to help customers narrow down their purchasing selections, and its experiments with other uses of AI technology to enable customers to experience its products virtually.

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Investing in the Last Mile

In her role as senior director of data science at PayPal, Khatereh Khodavirdi is focused on how artificial intelligence can be used to personalize customers’ use of the company’s suite of consumer finance products. Khodavirdi joins this episode to discuss PayPal’s AI strategy, the challenges of integrating disparate data platforms, and her approach to creating effective teams.

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Keeping Humans in the (Feedback) Loop

The fitness studio franchise relies on wearable technology to gather heart rate data from its members worldwide. Orangetheory’s chief data and AI officer, Ameen Kazerouni, joins the podcast to explain how his company maximizes the user experience, leveraging member data while enabling in-studio coaches to make an impact.

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The Three Roles of the Chief Data Officer

As chief data officer at payroll and benefits management company ADP, Jack Berkowitz has three primary responsibilities: managing overall data and data strategy, building data products, and overseeing the use of AI. In this episode, Berkowitz discusses the company's AI ethics board and how AI is used at ADP.

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American Metamorphosis

Is the US a country in flux? Emmy-nominated journalist Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani digs into America’s most complex challenges in this podcast from BCG and Atlantic Re:Think. Through deep storytelling, episodes explore transformative insights and ways to repair our country’s cracks.


A Reason to Care

Meteorologist, science writer, & weather historian Sean Potter joins veteran journalist and NYT columnist Paula Span and BCG Managing Director and Partner Suchi Sastri to look at the impact our support systems for caregivers - or lack thereof - has on the health of our nation.

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In Her Ellement

Digital expert Suchi Srinivasan and product designer Corin Lines, both from BCG, talk to the women at the vanguard of technology in business, art, education, and more. How did these leaders get where they are, and what made them realize they had arrived—that they were in their element?

New Horizons

Interested in the not-for-profit sector? Isabella De Mattia is the Acting Vice President of business Operations & Analytics at the International Rescue Committee, an organization set up by Albert Einstien to help people affected by humanitarian crises.

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Holiday Throwback: Entrepreneurship in Tech

Constance Curtis founded The List to revolutionize modern dating, driven by her frustration with online dating apps. She shares her founder's journey with us, including the questions all tech entrepreneurs ask: How will I raise capital? Where do I recruit talent? What if I don’t know how to code?

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Podcasts by BCG