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Elevating Customer Stories


our clients include

we produce fireside chats

Every year, we partner with CES to produce executive interviews from the show floor.

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James Kotecki hosted fireside chats on the data-driven future of television with experts at the INFronts forum.

“James comes prepared for every interview, uncovering insights with a professionalism that puts guests at ease.”

 Andre Swanston, TruOptik CEO and INFronts Lounge sponsor

we produce testimonial videos

We partnered with Kaboonki Creative to produce testimonials for TrackMaven during its annual Spark conference.

“As a creative partner, The Kotecki Group helps our brand stand out with content that is worth the investment.”

Kara Burney, Senior Director of Marketing, TrackMaven

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We helped production company Three Post get the best possible video soundbites for lighting company Cree.

“James was able to dig in and give us the quotes we needed. In fact, he got us better content than we could have gotten ourselves."

Andrea Taber, Producer, Three Post

we produce case studies

We interview executives from your best customers and build case studies around their best quotes.

"By weaving our message into client success stories, The Kotecki Group gives our sales team valuable ammunition."

Angela Goldman, Director of Marketing, Phone2Action

“The Kotecki Group brings a fresh perspective to technical content, ensuring that key ideas don’t get lost in jargon.”

Vivian Berni, Senior Advisor, Optimisation, DHL

we produce thought leadership

Our executive conversations yield both written Q&A features and articles in the subject's own voice.

"The Kotecki Group expertly integrates our data and our expertise into a compelling narrative that promotes our message."

 Lauren Pope, Marketing Services Coordinator, Script Care

"An NPR-level interview."

Christine Vermes, Head of Marketing, Full Circle Insights

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"Inviting James Kotecki to the conference was one of the best things I did."

Professor Yong Jin Kim, Organizer for The International Conference for Knowledge Intensive Service Industry 2017

“I’ve been a marketer for 20 years. James helped me step back to think deliberately and thoughtfully about why and how I tell effective customer stories.”

Alex Krawchick, Founder, Klearly

James Kotecki speaks about customer storytelling from North Carolina to South Korea. His dynamic presentations help B2B marketers and executives create compelling case studies and testimonials.

James will tailor his talk to your group, weaving multimedia examples with interactive audience engagement. You’ll leave knowing why and how to tell the stories of the people you serve.

“I came in with specific case study challenges, and I left with actionable ideas for improving our process.”

Emma Van Sant, Marketing Communications Specialist, Lea(R)n


“Through an engaging and educational presentation, James showed how a personal story can share a powerful message.”

Scott Kelly, Instructor of Business, Campbell University

"We trust The Kotecki Group with the most valuable assets we have: our customer relationships. When James Kotecki interviews our customers, he is a professional extension of our own brand."

Christine Vermes, Head of Marketing, Full Circle Insights

James Kotecki, Founding Principal

James is the former Head of Communications at Automated Insights, a software company that turns raw data into polished stories. 

He helped build the company’s brand, attract leads, and accelerate the sales process through compelling case studies, media outreach, and messaging development.

Previously, James was a producer at the digital marketing agency Three Ships Media. He specialized in content based on client conversations, from magazine articles to multimedia webinars.

James started honing his interviewing skills as a college student by hosting presidential candidates on his dorm-room video blog.

After college, James wrote, hosted, and produced an award-winning video series for Politico during the 2008 election. In 2012, he hosted a political video series for The Daily. In 2016, he interviewed state political leaders on The North Carolinian podcast.


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