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May 10, 2021 Everything You Need to Know About Inside the War Room: Case Studies in Crisis

Inside the War Room: Case Studies in Crisis is a new podcast focused on delivering timely and relevant insights to listeners on matters related to crisis management, crisis decision-making and executive leadership. 

Featured guests range from figures who have led responses to crisis events or were firsthand members of crisis management teams. In each episode, guests will explore key decisions that were made when handling a major crisis, how those decisions unfolded, what was learned and what advice they have for leaders who face the inevitable crisis. 

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What guests will be on Inside the War Room?

Our season one guests include:

  • Joseph Wolk, Chief Financial Officer of Johnson & Johnson, to discuss the reallocation of resources within the company so it could focus efforts on creating a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Karen Hughes, Former White House Communications Director under President George W. Bush, and current Worldwide Chair, BCW, to discuss the U.S. response to the September 11th attacks.
  • Todd Lieberman, Film Producer and Founder of Mandeville Films, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the film industry.
  • Daniel Linskey, Former Superintendent-in-Chief of Boston Police Department, Managing Director in the Security Risk Managing practice of Kroll, to discuss the Boston Marathon bombing.
  • Abbe Lowell, Co-Chair Regulatory Defense and Investigations of Winston & Strawn, to discuss defending Representative Gary Condit in the Chandra Levy case.
  • David Shulkin, Former Secretary of United States Veterans Affairs, to discuss the U.S. veterans wait time crisis.

New episodes are released every Tuesday. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to be the first to know.

Where can I listen to episodes of Inside the War Room?

Inside the War Room is available anywhere you listen to podcasts, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, iHeartRadio and more. You can also listen via our Episodes page.

Who hosts Inside the War Room?

The series is hosted by Michael Estevez, Executive Vice President in the Public Affairs and Crisis practice at BCW; Jordan Strauss, Managing Director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice at Kroll; and Sherine Ebadi, Associate Managing Director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice at Kroll. Inside the War Room’s production team includes BCW’s Gabrielle Lanzoni as Executive Producer and Kroll’s Kati Hollis as Editorial Assistant.

You can learn more about the hosts by listening to Episode 0: Meet the Inside the War Room Hosts.

Who created Inside the War Room?

Inside the War Room was created by BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, and Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions.

Want to learn more? Visit our About Us page.