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

The State (and Future) of B2B Thought Leadership, with Joe Kingsbury of Edelman Business Marketing

1 week ago

Joe Kingsbury, US Managing Director at Edelman Business Marketing, joined the Marketing Futures Podcast to discuss a new report, created in partnership with LinkedIn, on the state and future of thought leadership in B2B Marketing.

Building the Future We Want, with Tameka Vasquez, founder of The Future Quo

3 weeks ago

Futurist and founder of The Future Quo Tameka Vasquez joined the Marketing Futures Podcast to explain why brands must take an active role in creating a better future.

Live Sports in the Metaverse, with Warner Bros Discovery and The Infinite Reality

1 month ago

Warner Bros Discovery and metaverse partner The Infinite Reality visited the pod to discuss their new partnership, and how the metaverse can revolutionize the live sports experience.

2035: Living Your Best Meta-Life, with Futurist Faith Popcorn

1 month ago

The "Original Futurist" Faith Popcorn takes us to the year 2035, where the metaverse has become a central part of our everyday lives.