What Gatorade Teaches About Social Media Branding Innovation - Caroline Giegerich

In Chapter 10 of 10 of her 2010 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, marketing innovator and digital strategist Caroline Giegerich shares how big brands are innovating customer relationship marketing by using large scale social media monitoring. She cites Gatorade, and its social media "war room" as an example of how a company is putting a higher priority on monitoring and engaging social media customer feedback, ideas, and exchanges. Giegerich is currently Director of Innovations at Initiative, where she brainstorms and executes cross-platform marketing strategies. She has worked in online marketing roles at both HBO and the Los Angeles Times. She holds a BA in Pre-Med Sciences and Philosophy from Brown University.