Hosted by
Jeff Bond

Jeff Bond is the CEO of Chat With Leaders Media and an Executive Partner at the People-First Elevation Team. He specializes in business content and event experience design, focusing on developing growth strategies that enhance customer and employee success. His team produces engaging podcasts and events, both online and in person, that help organizations build relationships and trust with their essential stakeholders. As a podcast host and trusted advisor, Jeff implements collaborative and fun strategies for sustainable business growth and human-centric connection. Off the clock, Jeff is a devoted husband and father of 3 kiddos based in Atlanta, GA.

Chris Cherian the CEO of Gatherly, a spatial video chat platform designed to provide seamless virtual networking events. He is also a senior at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania studying Finance and Management. When he’s not working, he enjoys playing with his Goldendoodle, Gatsby, fishing, and rooting for the Atlanta Falcons (no matter the score!).

Chat Highlights

  1. How virtual events are creating opportunities for leaders to engage and build community during the pandemic. 
  2. How can you ensure that everyone feels equally engaged and valued when you’re running an event comprising both in-person and virtual audiences?
  3. What are the top (3-5) ways to ensure you’re going to be successful at creating this equal engagement and successful outcomes from your hybrid events?

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