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Marketing Futures

Discussing and debating the future of marketing and business.

The ANA Marketing Futures Podcast serves as a crossroads for marketers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and academia to discuss and debate the future of marketing. The podcast covers a wide range of topics, from AI to the metaverse, and everything in between.

Our mission? To demystify emerging trends, share different perspectives on critical economic issues, and help marketers and business owners focus on what matters most: growing their brands.


Hosted by Mike Berberich

Mike Berberich is senior director of content strategy and Marketing Futures at the ANA, and the host and producer of the Marketing Futures podcast.

Mike has 15 years of industry experience, performing various roles for six years at Havas Digital before coming to the ANA in 2013. He oversees all aspects of the Marketing Futures program, including the development and production of reports, articles, research, and the Marketing Futures Committee. Mike’s mission is to demystify innovation, and help marketers wrap their heads around industry trends that are emerging at a breakneck pace.

When he’s not banging the drum of innovation, Mike is making noise of a different variety, as a music producer and sound designer for more than 20 years. As a hip hop artist, he’s released two full-length albums, three EPs, and numerous singles under the nom du plum BRBRCK; as a sound designer, he’s produced the soundtrack for short films, theatre, and dance, touring Jordan, Israel, and Palestine in 2010 with the Yaa! Samar Dance Theater company. Mike enjoys writing, dancing, meditation, and exploring New York City, which he’s called home for more than 20 years.

Recent Episodes

AI, Authenticity, and Escapism: The Rundown Report with Storyhorse's Aaron Burghard

3 weeks ago

Storyhorse's Creative Strategy Director Aaron Burghard joined the Marketing Futures Podcast to review his agency’s latest iteration of their yearly Rundown Report, which covers the pressures shaping our industry.

The Sound of Success: Harnessing Audio's Potential with Audacy’s Paul Suchman

1 month ago

On the latest episode of the Marketing Futures podcast, host Mike Berberich talks to Audacy CMO Paul Suchman about the power of sound design, AI’s role in audio engagement, and what the space will look like in five years.

AI and You: A Conversation with Jason Carmel of Wunderman Thompson

1 month ago

Marketing Futures Podcast host Mike Berberich and Jason Carmel of Wunderman Thompson discuss the ins and outs of AI in marketing, including whether or not it’s coming for your job.

The Evolution of Ernie: Managing an Iconic Brand Mascot, with Keebler and Advantage Unified Commerce

1 month ago

Alicia Mosely of Keebler and Jason Katz of Advantage Unified Commerce joined the Marketing Futures Podcast to discuss the modernization of an iconic brand mascot: Ernie, the original Keebler Elf.