Episode 2  |  29:37 min  |  06.23.2021

Challenging the Loyalty Paradigm: With Industry Veteran Mike Ribero

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This is a podcast episode titled, Challenging the Loyalty Paradigm: With Industry Veteran Mike Ribero. The summary for this episode is: <p>This exclusive LIVE interview and event is for anyone who wants to be customer-obsessed and learn why customer engagement, before, during, and after a purchase, is actually the new "loyalty" strategy moving forward. Whether you're a CMO, Chief Customer Officer, or tasked with building and executing any part of your brand's customer engagement strategy, we promise you'll pick up a thing or two from loyalty legend, Mike Ribero.</p><p><br></p><p>Mike has over 35 years of experience building out customer engagement strategies across airlines, hospitality, and even created the wildly popular Hilton Honors program, one of the most successful customer engagement stories to date. He was instrumental in the Starwood Preferred Guest Program, now a part of Marriott Bonvoy, and was involved in Best Buy’s rewards program, E*TRADE’s first loyalty program, and similar initiatives in the insurance, retail, and DTC sectors.</p><p><br></p><p>Mike is currently the CEO of REACH and will share his vision for what customer engagement really needs to be successful today and in the future, all based on his amazing experience helping shape some of the most successful programs ever launched. Bring your questions to this exclusive event.</p>
Takeaway 1 | 01:36 MIN
Why should marketers listen to what Mike has to say?
Takeaway 2 | 01:29 MIN
Why is the relationship between brands and consumers ripe for reinvention?
Takeaway 3 | 01:17 MIN
With the death of the third-party cookie, will we see a boom in marketers trying to build direct connections to consumers and loyalty programs?
Takeaway 4 | 01:11 MIN
Where do you think the missed opportunities are in the way loyalty has traditionally been run?
Takeaway 5 | 00:57 MIN
Are we seeing a broad erosion of trust between brands and consumers?
Takeaway 6 | 01:12 MIN
Why is a value exchange so important when evolving a loyalty program?
Takeaway 7 | 01:37 MIN
Is there a difference between different age groups and how they view and interact with loyalty programs?
Takeaway 8 | 00:58 MIN
For brands that have been more focused on transactional relationships, how do they embrace this change in customer loyalty?
Takeaway 9 | 01:57 MIN
Are we moving from impersonal marketing driven by adtech and third-party data to a more personal, connected marketing?
Takeaway 10 | 01:21 MIN
Can loyalty help bride the gap between brands and consumers for brands that don't have a brick-and-mortar storefront?
Takeaway 11 | 01:15 MIN
How does this philosophy of reinventing the consumer connection play into REACH's strategy?
Takeaway 12 | 00:58 MIN
How much do brands actually know about their consumers?
Takeaway 13 | 01:41 MIN
What is REACH and how do marketers get involved?
Takeaway 14 | 01:10 MIN
What are the benefits of REACH for brands?
Takeaway 15 | 01:08 MIN
How do consumers benefit from REACH?
Takeaway 16 | 01:09 MIN
How does REACH use zero-party data?
Takeaway 17 | 00:57 MIN
Why did REACH choose to work with Cheetah Digital as a partner?
Takeaway 18 | 01:04 MIN
Why is it important to work with a partner that views loyalty as more than points-for-purchase?
Takeaway 19 | 00:49 MIN
Why does Mike recommend the Cheetah Customer Engagement Suite?

This exclusive LIVE interview and event is for anyone who wants to be customer-obsessed and learn why customer engagement, before, during, and after a purchase, is actually the new "loyalty" strategy moving forward. Whether you're a CMO, Chief Customer Officer, or tasked with building and executing any part of your brand's customer engagement strategy, we promise you'll pick up a thing or two from loyalty legend, Mike Ribero.


Mike has over 35 years of experience building out customer engagement strategies across airlines, hospitality, and even created the wildly popular Hilton Honors program, one of the most successful customer engagement stories to date. He was instrumental in the Starwood Preferred Guest Program, now a part of Marriott Bonvoy, and was involved in Best Buy’s rewards program, E*TRADE’s first loyalty program, and similar initiatives in the insurance, retail, and DTC sectors.


Mike is currently the CEO of REACH and will share his vision for what customer engagement really needs to be successful today and in the future, all based on his amazing experience helping shape some of the most successful programs ever launched. Bring your questions to this exclusive event.

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Mike Ribero
Chief Executive Officer at REACH
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Richard Jones
Chief Marketing Officer at Cheetah Digital

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