Listen to the stories and advice from Atlanta’s top leaders that guided their success.

The Leaders of Atlanta podcast strives to bring you practical leadership advice from the city’s brightest CEOs and senior leaders.  Listen as Zack Hudson spends 20 minutes uncovering rarely shared stories and sound advice that you can apply in your own leadership journey.

Each episode explores a leader’s unique journey of growth, and lessons that they learned along the way. Get insight into what skills and attributes help you stand out in the crowd and learn about the common pitfalls that keep people from reaching their fullest potential. 

Season 1  focuses on tech companies in the city

John Ezell

John Ezell

Co-Founder & EVP

BIAS Corp

John shares about BIAS Corp’s passion for health, the environment, and personal development.

BIAS Corp prides itself on bringing its clients efficient and simplified IT solutions using the Oracle platform. 

Amy Zimmerman

Amy Zimmerman

Head of People

Kabbage

Amy discusses the importance of company culture, and the part you play in building and protecting it. 

Kabbage helps businesses secure funding by leveraging their innovative tech platform.

Sean Henry

Sean Henry

Co-Founder & CEO

Stord

Sean shares his unique entrepreneurship story and his thoughts on the importance of being a continual learner.

Stord provides companies with real-time tech solutions so they understand their supply chain.

Brooks Robinson

Brooks Robinson

Co-Founder & CEO

Springbot

Brooks tells the story of Springbot, his passion for serving others and the importance of storytelling in leadership.

Springbot simplifies data-driven eCommerce marketing for numerous platforms.

Dave Beck

Dave Beck

Co-Fdr/Managing Partner

Foundry45

Dave talks about Foundry45’s passion for downtown Atlanta and the importance of mentors.  

Foundry45 creates VR training experiences that help employees learn faster while keeping costs down.

Marc Gorbin

Marc Gorbin

Co-Founder & CEO

Roadie

Marc shares his leadership journey and gives key advice on ways to be impactful at work and at home. 

Roadie is an on-the-way delivery service connecting people to drivers already heading that way.

Rachel McCrickard

Rachel McCrickard

Founder & CEO

Motivo

Rachel shares the inspirational journey from founding her own company to mentoring new tech CEOs.  

Motivo helps aspiring therapists get the supervision required to earn their license, grow their skills, and launch their career.

Meet your host.

Zack Hudson is an Atlanta based talent management and business expert. He founded Passing the Baton Leadership Resources in 2015 with a goal of helping people and businesses take practical and tangible steps to achieve success in and out of the workplace.

Passing the Baton is among the top 5% most downloaded shows in the world and Zack’s weekly life and leadership content is read in over 100 countries across the world.

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