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Fostering Change Podcast | Episode 162 | Emily Chang

January 10, 2023

Fostering Change Podcast | Episode 162 | Emily Chang

In this week’s episode of Fostering Change, Rob Scheer talks with Emily Chang, author of The Spare Room. Emily has 23yrs corporate experience and executive leadership at P&G, Apple, InterContinental Hotels Group, and Starbucks. Now the CEO of McCann Worldgroup, China. Prior to joining McCann Worldgroup in 2020, Emily held executive marketing and commercial roles at P&G, Starbucks, Apple, and InterContinental Hotels Group. Known for designing innovative O+O branded experiences, she has led marketing innovations like opening the first Starbucks Roastery outside of Seattle, introducing Apple Podcasts in China, and creating one of China’s first reality television series.

In 2022, Emily was awarded “Women To Watch Greater China” by Campaign Asia, recognized for her brand of purpose-driven leadership and focus on workplace inclusion. She sits on the board of SOS Children’s Villages and is the author of a best-selling book called “The Spare Room,” also the topic of her first TEDx Talk.


Story Key Notes:

🖐️ Identify Your Social Legacy

🖐️ Stories From the Book

🖐️ Living With More Intention Has Helped Redefine My Leadership Approach in the Workplace.


You can find out more about Emily by visiting:


Facebook: @Thespareroom.emilychang

Instagram: @Thespareroom.emilychang

Linkedin: Emilychang8621


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