Podcast Episode 67: Strengthening the Human and Dog Bond with Technology with Collette Bunton of Whistle

In this episode, we’re not just talking about products, sales or marketing, we’re talking about how to make people’s and pets lives better. I absolutely love that today’s guest said that one of her favorite resources is the dog park – I know that I get most of my news, shopping tips, recipes and dog momming advice from my park friends so that advice is on point and so authentic. You’re going to love this conversation, let’s dive right into it!

Strengthening the Human and Dog Bond with Technology

Collette Bunton is the CEO of Whistle, the San Francisco tech company making pet wearables that improve the lives of our pets and help us stay always connected to them. Before Whistle, Collette lead successful consumer electronic teams at Roku, a streaming platform and smart TV company. She has over 20 years experience growing brands and products at  Seagate, Cisco, Logitech and more. Collette’s specialty is her ability to focus on the consumer and bring user delights to market through innovative new products.  

Strengthening the Human and Dog Bond with Technology: Collette Bunton CEO of Whistle on the Wear Wag Repeat Podcast

Topics Discussed in this episode:

  • Collette’s journey from pet care customer to pet tech CEO
  • Exciting things happening with Whistle this year
  • Whistle’s partnerships with Banfield for the Pet Insight Project
  • Collette’s recommendations for entrepreneurs on how to pursue partnerships with other brands
  • Whistle’s role in advancing the future of pet care
  • Collette’s top tools and resources

Strengthening the Human and Dog Bond with Technology: Collette Bunton CEO of Whistle on the Wear Wag Repeat Podcast

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