Interview with Timothy Mahoney on Meaningful Marketing and Knowing Your Real Customers

Today Ian welcomes Timothy Mahoney to the Conscious Design Podcast. Timothy introduces himself and talks about his experience at different automotive companies working as CMO. Timothy continues to describe how he was able to build better customer relations and what it took for each company. He also discusses the surprising similarity between working with Subaru and Porsche from a marketing standpoint. Timothy and Ian then discuss how you can make people feel better about donating to a greater cause and make it feel less like a “nice tax”. Timothy then discusses more about proper customer and market research. Timothy shares some final thoughts and invites you to contact him to conclude the episode.



  • Guest Intro (0:07)
  • Background (2:47)
  • Love For Cars (5:59)
  • Taxes For Greater Good (11:43)
  • Knowing Your Customers (15:05)
  • Final Thoughts (21:15)
Meaningful Marketing, Interview with Timothy Mahoney on Meaningful Marketing and Knowing Your Real Customers, Peterman Design Firm

About Timothy Mahoney:

Timothy Mahoney has worked as the CMO and other senior roles in companies such as Subaru, Volkswagen, GM, and Porsche. He helped Subaru to grow its Share the Love event grow and helped Porsche to market the Cayenne as a sports car company, something new for them. Now, he’s retired from the c-suite and sharing his experience where he can.

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Hosted by: Ian Peterman, CEO and founder of the Peterman Design Firm

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