Cruising Altitude
Cruising Altitude
May 31, 2023
Boosting Employee Productivity With a Digital Toolkit with Tope Sadiku, former Global Head of Digital Employee Experience at the Kraft Heinz Company
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This episode features an interview with Tope Sadiku, former Global Head of Digital Employee Experience at the Kraft Heinz Company, one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with $25 billion in global sales. Tope has recently moved into her new role as the Strategic Planning Lead, Transformation, Agile and Digital Revolution at Kraft Heinz where her focus is to increase employee productivity and creativity through the use of technology. And on this episode, Tope is describing her work and research on how we move, achieve objectives, connect, and collaborate between physical and virtual spaces.


*”Technology is like a part of the medical toolkit. I used to call technology my medicine. I had access to a number of different tools and solutions [to] address the symptoms and even the root cause.”

*”When it comes to transformation, there's a difference between disruption and destruction. There is some level of disruption and sometimes we can get very excited to the point of destruction. Knowing where that line is very, very important.”

Time Stamps

*[9:40] The Flight Plan: Get to know the Kraft Heinz Company

*[16:43] First Class: Best EX practices at the Kraft Heinz Company

*[23:44] Turbulence: EX lessons learned

*[25:13] How does Tope lead in stressful situations?


Connect with Tope on LinkedIn

Learn more about the Kraft Heinz Company

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This episode is brought to you by Firstup, the company that is redefining the digital employee experience to put people first and lift companies up by connecting every worker, everywhere with the information that helps them do their best work. Firstup has helped over 40% of the Fortune 100 companies like Amazon, AB InBev, Ford and Pfizer stay agile and keep transforming. Learn more at

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