NEXT Podcast

NEXT Podcast

Zelena Khan

Your Host

Zelena Khan’s knack for storytelling was the catalyst for NEXT Podcast, crafted with the aim to create a platform that amplifies a diverse community of professionals to educate and inspire the next generation of leaders.

A proud Bronx Native, Zelena holds a Marketing Degree from NYU, and received her MBA at CUNY Baruch. In April of 2013, Zelena joined TransPerfect, where she now serves as the Director of ContentLabs, a full-service creative agency that she built from the ground up.

Micayla Greco

As a producer of NEXT, Micayla boasts a depth of knowledge on content creation, video and film production, and executive branding at global companies.

She graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Communications, giving her insight on how to connect with diverse sets of audiences, to always say “yes, and,” and to dig deeper with guests in order to uncover the unique stories they bring to the table.

Gabriella Pardo
Audio Engineer

Since her undergraduate career, Gabby always had a drive for creativity and storytelling whether it be through a news article, video, or podcast. Gabby graduated Cum Laude from SUNY Stony Brook with a BA in Journalism and minor in Creative Writing. She’s currently is attending NYU to receive her M.A in Interdisciplinary Studies in May 2023, with research focuses of digital humanities, social media marketing, and creative writing. Her work can be seen on NPR, Shades of Long Island, and The Statesman.

About NEXT

NEXT is your go-to podcast for business, technology, and workplace-related content. Host Zelena Khan dives into conversations with industry experts on career development, personal growth and identity, and of course, what’s NEXT in industry-specific trends, featuring talks on social media strategy, accessibility, wellness in the workplace, and everything in between.

Content Labs

ContentLabs by TransPerfect is a full-service creative agency. From consultation to execution, we provide content strategy services that include video production, animation, brand design, and podcast production; focusing on technology, corporate communications, and beyond.

With each project, we fully immerse ourselves in the industry at hand, drawing elements from established strategy and new media alike. We boast a diverse team with members speaking over a combined 10 languages, creating a unique chemistry and experimental culture to take global content to the next level. Through crafting rich, engaging, impactful content, we show that B2B doesn’t have to be boring.

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