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Braze Establishes Japanese Joint Venture with Japan Cloud

Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced it has established a joint venture with Japan Cloud, the leading market entry platform that helps prominent global businesses, such as BlackLine, Marketo, New Relic, and others succeed in the Japanese market. Japanese companies will now be able to leverage Braze's market-leading technology and Japan Cloud's local go-to-market expertise to build direct relationships with consumers in a meaningful way. "Braze believes brands can transform their businesses with…

Twilio Welcomes Jeremiah Brazeau as Chief Technology Officer

Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, announced that Jeremiah Brazeau will join the company as its chief technology officer. As CTO, Brazeau will be responsible for leading Twilio’s technology strategy and roadmap. With this key hire, Twilio brings its technology architecture, platform, and data design, under one leader. Brazeau will report directly to Twilio chief product officer Chee Chew. Marketing Technology News: Twilio Introduces Microvisor IoT Platform To Solve Edge Infra Challenges "Every day more…

Braze Reveals Multi-Cloud Support with Microsoft Azure to Help Brands Build Resilience into Customer Engagement Strategies

Additional Updates Include Enhanced Reporting Features, Unreal Engine SDK, and a New Integration with Tealium Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced several product and partnership updates that enable brands to build resilience into customer engagement strategies. Brands' short and long-term growth are being defined by the ability to proactively respond to today's challenging environment. Braze's new offerings empower marketers with added flexibility, faster insights, and an expanded integration…

Braze Recognized as a Leader in Mobile Engagement Automation by Independent Research Firm

Company Earns Highest Score in Current Offering Category and Ties for Highest Score in Strategy Category Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform, announced that Forrester Research, Inc. has recognized the company as a Leader in a new report titled "The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Engagement Automation, Q3 2020." Braze earned the highest scores in both the Current Offering and Strategy (tied) categories. The report evaluated 9 mobile engagement automation solution providers on a set of 31 criteria. Braze…

Braze Survey: One in Four Consumers Tried New Brand During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Report Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for Retailers as Pandemic Drives Permanent Shifts in Consumer Behavior This Holiday Season and Beyond Braze, a comprehensive customer engagement platform, released a new report titled "The Future of Retail: Opportunities for Brands in the New Normal." The findings assess COVID-19's immediate and long-term impact on the industry and serve as a resource for retailers navigating uncertain times. The report details the impact of COVID-19 on consumer behaviors and…

Braze Expands Products and Partnerships to Help Brands Nurture Empathy in Customer Communications

New Updates Include Predictive Churn, Expansion of Promotion Codes, Huawei Push, and an Expanded Partnership with Amazon Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced new product and partnership updates that help brands incorporate empathy into cross-channel communications to connect and grow audiences, build loyalty, and accelerate revenue. By leveraging tools and insights to better understand customer intent and behavior, brands can strategically create personalized cross-channel campaigns that…

Braze Wins Prestigious Customer Service Award for Second Consecutive Year

2019 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award Given to Companies That Consistently Exceed Customers' Expectations with Highly Engaged Employees Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced today that it has received the 2019 NorthFace ScoreBoard Award for superior customer service from Customer Experience (CX) specialists Customer Relationship Management Institute LLC (CRMI) and leading customer satisfaction and service quality research and consulting firm Market Intelligence International (Marketii). This is the…

Braze’s Latest Release Helps Brands Drive Retention Through Relevant and Thoughtful Experiences

New Products and Partnership Updates Include an Expanded Partnership with Snowflake, MMS Support, and a Partnership with Movable Ink  Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced new product updates and partnerships designed to drive retention in the pay-as-you-go era. With real-time insights, seamless cross-channel orchestration, and personalized visuals, brands can deliver relevant messages that resonate with customers, faster and better than ever before. “In today’s global climate, brands need to be…

Apptopia and Braze Release State of Streaming Industry Report

With 2020 Poised to Be a Breakout Year for Streaming, Report Analyzes How New and Existing Can Be Successful in Evolving Market Conditions Apptopia, a market leader in mobile app intelligence, and Braze, a comprehensive customer engagement platform, today announced key findings from a joint report titled "2020: The Year of Streaming," analyzing the state of the streaming industry, as streaming is poised for a breakout year in 2020. Disney+ demonstrated that new streaming services can enter a crowded market and be…

Braze Co-Founder & CEO, Bill Magnuson joins Rokt Board of Directors

Magnuson brings deep technical experience to the rapidly growing e-commerce business Rokt, the global leader in e-commerce marketing technology, announced that Bill Magnuson, Founder, CEO and former CTO of Braze has joined the Board of Directors. Magnuson brings deep technical experience to the rapidly growing e-commerce business, joining recently appointed Steve Krenzer (from Groupon), along with Bruce Buchanan (CEO and Chairperson), Tom Cowan (from TDM Growth Partners), John Ho (from Janchor Partners), Tushar Roy (from…

Survey: Braze Finds 84% of Adults Have Decided Against Engaging with a Company Because of Privacy Concerns

72% of Adults and 72% of Marketing Execs Agree Privacy Should Be A Primary Concern of Presidential Candidates in 2020 Braze, a comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced key findings from a study of over 2,000 U.S. adults, a subset of 800 U.S. parents, and 500 marketing executives on the topic of data privacy. Clear among the findings was the fact that data privacy is now a business issue: 84% of adults have decided against engaging with a company because it needed too much of their personal information, and…

Braze Hires Former Cognizant Executive as CFO, Google Executive to Join Board of Directors

Isabelle Winkles to Lead the Company's Global Finance Function in New Role; Tara Walpert Levy to Bring Relevant Enterprise Industry Experience to Board of Directors Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced the appointments of Isabelle Winkles as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Tara Walpert Levy to its board of directors. "After recently crossing the $100M ARR milestone, with our eyes firmly on the future, we are excited to welcome these two fantastic leaders to our team," said Bill Magnuson,…

Braze Launches Machine Learning-Powered Predictive Suite to Bolster Cross-Channel Capabilities and Boost Customer Loyalty

Customer Engagement Platform Also Announces Updates to AI-Powered Intelligence Suite, New Tools and Three New Partnerships Braze, the comprehensive customer engagement platform, announced new features and product expansions to bolster cross-channel capabilities, increase retention and amplify customer loyalty. These include updates to Braze's automated decision making Intelligence Suite as well the introduction of Braze Predictive Suite, a new lineup of tools which will help brands increase retention using machine…

Braze Achieves AWS Retail Competency Status

Leading Global Customer Engagement Platform Deepens Relationship with AWS to Enable High-performing and Efficient Cloud Infrastructure for Retail Industry Applications Braze, a leading global customer engagement platform, announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency status. Braze is also an AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Partner, which recognizes that Braze provides proven technology and deep expertise to help Digital Customer Experience customers by providing end-to-end solutions…

Braze’s Second Annual Brand Humanity Index Underscores Necessity for Marketers to Master Human Connection

Newest Independent Study Commissioned by Customer Engagement Platform Details Why Human Communication Is a "Must-Have Capability" for Brands  Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform, debuted findings from the second annual Brand Humanity Index, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Braze. At the fifth annual Braze LTR (Long-Term Relationships) Conference, special guest Dipanjan Chatterjee, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, will unveil research, a follow-up to…

Braze Partners with Snowflake to Provide Customers with Improved Data Agility and Customer Engagement Benchmarks

Marketers Can Now Join Multiple Data Sources into a Single Source via Snowflake Secure Data Sharing for Real-Time, Scalable, and Secure Data Insights Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform, and Snowflake, the data warehouse built for the cloud, announced a partnership that will provide marketers with improved data agility and customer engagement benchmarks. For the first time, Braze and Snowflake customers can now join multiple sources of data via Snowflake Secure Data Sharing, giving brands the ability to…

Braze Hires Former Bazaarvoice Executive as CMO, Former Marketo Chairman and CEO to Join Board of Directors

Sara Spivey to Lead the Company's Global Marketing Programs in New Role; Phil Fernandez to Bring Unique Industry Experience to Board of Directors  Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform, announced the appointments of Sara Spivey as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Phil Fernandez to its board of directors effective. "As Braze enters our next phase of maturity, we're bringing on senior leaders who have shown success at every level of high-growth startups," said Bill Magnuson, cofounder and CEO…

Braze Announces Next-Generation Email

A Superior Approach to Maintaining Relevance and Building ROI in an Era of Mobility and AI Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform that delivers personalized messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more, revealed the next generation of email, identifying personal, responsive, and relevant messaging value across the entire customer lifecycle. More human email communication leads to deeper impact and ROI for brands. Braze found that users who receive email alone see 45% higher engagement than…

Braze Achieves AWS Digital Customer Experience Competency Status

Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform that delivers personalized messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more, announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Digital Customer Experience Competency status. This designation recognizes that Braze provides proven technology to help Digital Customer Experience customers by providing end-to-end solutions for all phases of the digital customer acquisition and retention life cycle including: content management and marketing automation to engage…

Braze Achieves Global ISO 27001 Certification

Leading Customer Engagement Platform Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Information Security Braze, the leading global customer engagement platform that delivers personalized messaging experiences across push, email, apps, and more announced it has obtained ISO 27001 certification, representing its continuous commitment to providing customers with the highest level of information security management. The certification was performed by Schellman & Company, LLC, an ANAB and UKAS accredited Certification Body. ISO…