Banner Before Header

TechBytes with Paul H. Müller, Co-Founder and CTO at Adjust

Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? I’m the CTO and Co-founder of Adjust, the industry leader in Mobile Measurement, Fraud Prevention and Cybersecurity. We’re a global SaaS company helping other companies, from large brands to startups, make their Marketing simpler, smarter and more secure. I’m responsible for building and scaling our platform, and overseeing a great team of Developers, Engineers, Data Analysts and Fraud Specialists based in our 15 offices all over the world. My role as a…

MarTech Interview with Annette Rippert, Senior Managing Director at Accenture Technology, North America

"Technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning promise great benefits for users and consumers."" Could you tell us about your journey in technology and how you started at Accenture? I actually started off as an Electrical Engineer before joining Accenture. I’ve spent time in various positions across Accenture, and I now lead Accenture Technology in North America. This means I drive Accenture Technology’s business, helping clients achieve Digital Transformation using the latest emerging technologies across…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Anthony R. Stephan, US Head at Deloitte Digital

Could you tell us about your role at Deloitte? As the U.S. Head of Deloitte Digital and a Principal at Deloitte, I have the privilege to lead a business where creative, design, strategy, innovation and digital technology come together to help our clients create real value for their customers that ultimately elevates the human experience. When we engage with our clients and partners our focus is to build stronger connections with people, markets and ultimately drive growth. What was the motive behind publishing 2020…

MarTech Interview with Theresa McEndree, VP Marketing at Blackhawk Network

"Millennials are more likely to be engaged with new purchasing options, such as VR shopping and pop-up stores, than older generations." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Technology? It was a happy accident! I had a public relations internship in college at a firm that worked with really exciting early stage and growth companies on everything from foldable OLED displays to emerging FinTech. That became my first job, and since then I have worked with awesome companies that are changing the way people pay…

Tiger Pistol Launches Dynamic Video Ad Creation Capability to Its Social Advertising for Local Platform

Tiger Pistol, the only social advertising platform that delivers local activation at global scale, recently announced the launch of its new dynamic video capabilities for social advertising. "With this new capability, Tiger Pistol is committing to a new standard of social media advertising offerings for our clients, with high-quality, engaging videos that are scalable, customizable, and repeatable," said Paul Elliott, Tiger Pistol CEO. Paul added, "Historically, the lack of high quality, relevant video assets has…

Simpli.fi Enables Addressable Programmatic Advertising for 126 Million US Households Based on over 500 Demographic Variables

Programmatic Advertising Leader Simpli.fi 's User Interface Now Enables Advertisers to Easily Curate and Execute against Precisely Defined Addressable Audiences at Scale for OTT/CTV, Mobile, and Desktop Display Advertising Simpli.fi, the leading programmatic platform for addressable, mobile, and OTT/CTV advertising, announced a significant expansion of its addressable programmatic capabilities with the introduction of their Addressable Audience Curation tool. Within the Simpli.fi user interface, advertisers can now easily…

Botify Named “Innovative Marketing Technology” Winner by Fast-Track & Dentsu, Inc. to Support the Growth of Brands in Japan

Fast-Track, accelerator of European startups in the Asia-Pacific region, and Dentsu. Inc, the leading communications group in Japan, have chosen Botify as the winner of their Innovative Marketing Technology award to help drive the development and growth of Dentsu Inc.'s clients and partners through the Dentsu Innovation Initiative (DII). After several months in search of the best French startups in the fields of Data, EduTech, Content Marketing, e-Commerce, and Blockchain, Fast-Track and Dentsu Inc. chose Botify as the…

TechBytes with Alexey Sapozhnikov, Co-Founder and CTO at prooV

Could you tell us about your interaction with smart technologies like AI, IT, and Computing platforms? I have over 20 years of experience working with large scale enterprises and high-volume computing systems including AI, Data Analysis, Cloud Computing, and Cybersecurity. Prior to prooV, I Co-founded three startups in the domains of Big Data crash prevention, user engagement algorithms, and performance monitoring. How did you start in this space? What galvanized you to start at prooV? I started out as a Data Scientist…

MarTech Interview with Chris Perrine, VP APAC at G2

"AI makes things easier, but it also automates a lot of what we do on a daily basis. I think this creates a massive opportunity for people to do better, more meaningful work." Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at G2.com? I recently joined G2 to help us accelerate our business across the Asia Pacific region. This means a lot of things, with the key goals this year focused on building our team, engaging with our customers and prospects, and building awareness of G2 across our buyer and…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Kristin Simonini VP of Product at Applause

Cashierless Checkout Comes to a Store Near You. What are your thoughts? With news that Amazon is in talks to bring its cashierless technology to retailers in places like airport shops and movie theaters, it’s only a matter of time before cashierless stores make their way to your town. Amazon’s cashierless technology has so far been limited to its 16 Go stores. However, CNBC reports that the plan is to license the Go technology to other retailers in hopes to “have hundreds of these stores working by the end of 2020.”…

MarTech Interview with Charlie Ungashick, CMO at Validity Inc.

"There’s too much hype around AI in general in my view but if you can see past the hype, AI holds great potential for a more targeted and enriched Email Marketing experience, both for marketers and customers." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology? I started my career in IT, starting at AIG on Wall Street right out of college. My CTO sent me up to Boston to learn about a new software we would implement, and I met the people who were behind the startup’s technology. I realized right away…

TechBytes with Sergio Serra, Senior Product Manager of Supply and Programmatic at InMobi

Could you tell us about your role and responsibilities at InMobi? I’m the Product Manager for the SSP strategic business unit, and I have been at InMobi for almost five years. I manage the InMobi Exchange and our core supply products at InMobi, and I sit on the IAB Open Measurement and OpenRTB Working Groups. Prior to InMobi, I worked with different companies in the online space where I contributed to the product strategy and codebase. For those who are new to the industry, could you tell us about sellers.json and its…

MarTech Interview with Vijay Chittoor, Co-Founder and CEO at Blueshift

"AI in the hands of marketers is the answer to solving complexity, enabling marketers to drive customer engagement and revenue by scaling personalized, relevant experiences to each customer on every channel." Could you tell us about your role and journey into technology? What made you start Blueshift? Before Founding Blueshift, my Co-founders and I spent the last 10 years working at the intersection of AI and Marketing; early on, we worked at the AI company Kosmix that was later acquired by Walmart to become WalmartLabs,…

TechBytes with Alyssa Simpson Rochwerger, VP of Product at Figure Eight

What inspired your journey into technology? During my first job after college, I worked at a startup in the customer service department. I talked to customers, figured out what was concerning them and tried to stop them from canceling their service. Quickly, I learned that I wanted to solve the customer problems I was hearing about daily. That desire led to me working more closely with engineering teams. Eventually, that path took me into my current career in technology. As a woman leading Product team in the tech…

MarTech Interview with Sydney Sloan, CMO at SalesLoft

"When you have the ability to keep a history of all customer interactions, you will be able to serve your customers better, and as a result, drive more revenue, retention, and growth for your business." As a CMO of a Sales software company, what unique challenges do you meet and overcome in driving Marketing and Sales campaigns daily? I’ve always thought of myself as a go-to-market and a sales-minded marketer. I’m fortunate to serve as the CMO at SalesLoft, where I get to work alongside our own high-powered Sales team, and…

It’s the End of the IT Service Desk as We Know it (and We Feel Fine)

Ayehu, a leader in intelligent automation, and Rulai (Rul.ai) announced a partnership to deliver a self-driving IT issue resolution offering powered by AI. The Rulai integration goes beyond the limitations of traditional chatbot communication capabilities to deliver Virtual Service AgentS (VSAs) that complete IT service desk work. “Let’s face it, people hate calling the service desk, experiencing long waits on IVR and sometimes waiting hours just to get a password reset,” said Gabby Nizri, CEO of Ayehu. Gabby added,…

MarTech Interview with Gio Gallo, Co-CEO at ComplianceLine

"The real magic in customer success is a longer-term effort building of your relationship and value with a customer." Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at ComplianceLine? I'm Co-CEO and Chief Development Officer, where my brother is the other Co-CEO. That generally means that we're deployed at any time on the things that serve our team best, so we all can serve our clients. I have generally focused on a rolling set of projects to upgrade our IT environment, implement new data systems, and…

TechBytes with Len Shneyder, VP of Industry Relations at Twilio SendGrid

Could you tell us about your current role and the team/technology you handle at Twilio SendGrid? As VP of Industry Relations at Twilio SendGrid, I represent the company among various industry trade groups that range from the anti-abuse community, such as the Messaging, Malware, Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), to policy-focused organizations and Email Marketing forums. can has been part of the fabric and underlying growth of the internet since the first email was sent in 1971. As a result of email’s pervasive…

‘Yext Answers’ Launched to Help Brands Take Back Their Truth; Brings AI-Based Search to Business Websites

Leading Search Experience Cloud company, Yext, today launched Yext Answers. Yext Answers is a revolutionary new search product that turns any brand’s website into a powerful search engine capable of answering consumers’ questions directly with brand verified answers. This launch is the latest step furthering Yext’s mission to deliver "perfect answers everywhere". The customer journey starts with a question, and every day consumers search for answers about brands. However, they are increasingly served false or misleading…

Mobikon Raises US$ 12.5 Million Series B Round led by Binny Bansal

A Company which started as a customer engagement platform for the restaurants, is now transforming into a 360 degree Data Exchange platform for the F&B ecosystem. With over 6 years of experience in this ever evolving vertical, Mobikon is operating in 5 countries with 6000+ restaurants, on their platform. The company is now looking to transform its offering into a data exchange platform which will positively impact the F&B eco-system globally, keeping the restaurant business at the core. Read Also: Future of Brand…