January 8, 2020

S2 Ep. 7 Holiday host highlight with Mari Yamaguchi

Ring in a new year and a new decade with the next behind-the-scenes interview with our “Take a Moment” hosts. In Part 2 of the host highlight series, producer Josh Reed sits down with Mari Yamaguchi to discuss her diverse career paths — from professional figure skater, to broadcast journalist to communications advisor for elected officials. Tune in to hear how each career has shaped the way she helps companies deliver exceptional customer experiences.



Mari Yamaguchi

CX Manager

Mari Yamaguchi has spent over a decade in the communications field, including as an award-winning broadcast journalist and advisor to elected officials. She brings her diverse career backgrounds and philosophies from her Japanese heritage to her practice of customer experience. She is currently co-host of Genesys’ podcast, Take a Moment, and global manager of Genesys’s customer experience and Voice of the Customer (VoC) practice.


Josh Reed

Global Digital Events Specialist

Josh Reed, a Ball State University graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Business and Marketing, started at Genesys back in 2017 with a passion for audio and video production. With Nathan Bennett and Mari Yamaguchi, he co-founded and produces the first Genesys podcast “Take a Moment.” In addition to the podcast, his responsibilities at Genesys include the production and promotion of global webinars for the award winning Digital Engagement team. Before Genesys, he specialized in brand and e-commerce digital marketing.