The One Broken Cog Podcast
Greg Kihlstrom is CEO and Co-Founder of CareerGig, a business that connects freelancers and companies that hire highly skilled 1099 contractors and provides freelancers with health, retirement and other benefits. Greg has worked with some of the world’s top brands, including AOL, Choice Hotels, Coca-Cola, Dell, FedEx, GEICO, Marriott International, MTV, Starbucks, Toyota and VMware. He currently serves on the University of Richmond’s Customer Experience Advisory Board, was the founding Chair of the American Advertising Federation’s National Innovation Committee, and served on the Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business Marketing Mentorship Advisory Board. Greg was named a 2018 50 on Fire winner from DC Inno as one of DC’s trendsetters in Marketing. He is a regular contributing writer to Forbes, and has been featured in publications such as Advertising Age, SmartCEO, Website Magazine, and The Washington Post. Greg joins the show to discuss the gig economy and its impact on the corporate workplace, CareerGig’s unique value to freelancers and businesses, and his newest book, “The Center of Experience” which talks about how customer and employee experience can be operationalized into a cohesive brand experience.