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Today’s guest is Bryan Stallings, Chief Evangelist at Lucid Software, providers of Lucidchart, Lucidspark, and Lucidscale. Bryan joins Ethan Beute to tell the story of the relationship and shared values that brought him to the company in this unique role, as well as how their visual collaboration suite brings these values to life.
Bryan explains the different ways he engaged other employees to both serve customers and to create more evangelists. He shares insights into what success as Chief Evangelist looks like and how we works with the CMO on it. He also shares his passions for scrum and agile and for neurodivergence.
- The most important job of an evangelist is to believe in the value and impact of the product, service, idea, or practice. Bryan’s belief comes from empathy - having felt, experienced, and known what it's like not to have the solutions that are now available.
- Bryan breaks down what the Lucid Suite and how each part transforms the way people live and work:
- Lucidchart is an intelligent diagramming solution.
- Lucidspark is a collaborative whiteboard solution. It helps teams to come together, collaborate, and enjoy their work.
- Lucidscale, helps his team visualize cloud solutions, cloud applications, and their implementations. They help those others clarify what's complex and collaborate visually, no matter where they're located in the world.
- A Chief Evangelist should work with sales and customer support teams to help tell customer stories and to talk through ways to solve customer pains and challenges.
- Once Bryan understood the role, he realized he’d been evangelizing for 17 years. He found something people didn’t have that would make their lives better and helped them through the change curve.
Quote of the Show:
- “I’d been evangelizing by finding something that would make people’s lives and work better, introducing it to them, and helping them through the change curve until they could really own it.”
Links Related to This Episode:
- Bryan Stallings’s on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bstallings/
- Byran Stallings’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/bryantics
- Lucid: https://www.lucid.co
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- Chief Evangelist: https://www.podpage.com/chief-evangelist-with-ethan-beute/