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MarTech Interview with Ashwin Navin, CEO and Co-Founder at Samba TV

"If you look at how much media is spent against traditional planning tools, market-mix models and traditional forms of currency, we still have a very substantial amount of work to do to move the industry forward." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start Samba TV? I started Samba TV in 2008 with a few friends and colleagues. We had all been early employees together at BitTorrent, and witnessed the creation of digital media; the earliest existence of video and audio available at scale…

NPC Global Prospers from DataSelf Analyzing Data from Salesforce and ERP

Results include double-digit annual growth over the last two years DataSelf Corp, the mid-market leader in business analytics and data warehousing software, announced that its client, NPC Global Corporation, has achieved significant growth since the company implemented DataSelf a few years ago. NPC Global can now pull sales and quota information from their Salesforce.com CRM, ERP and Excel, import that into DataSelf, and easily slice and dice the data in any way they need to make informed business decisions. Marketing…

NFL Football on Twitch Gaining Yards According to Torque Esports Data Experts

Stream Hatchet reveals 34 per cent growth in total views for the NFL's partnership with Prime Video and Live Stream on Twitch Torque Esports Corp. - The National Football League's efforts to expand its audience to younger fans through online streaming is "gaining yards" after its second season on Twitch was completed last week. Last Thursday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Jets achieved nearly 1.2 million video views – a dramatic increase from 321,147 who tuned into the opening Thursday Night…

2020 Marketing Predictions – Part 1

What’s next for Marketing is something we talk about A LOT at 6sense. The industry moves at the speed of light (at least, it feels that way) and marketers are expected to stay one step ahead — even when it seems like we’re struggling just to keep up. As a CMO planning for a new year, here are the top five Marketing trends I’m looking at in 2020: 1. Say Hello to Scaling ABM In the last few years, Account-Based Marketing has taken over as a better way to engage with modern B2B buyers — but without the ability to scale…

OnePIN Shatters Milestone with Half a Billion Mobile Subscribers Installed

Feyzi Celik, Chief Executive Officer of OnePIN, Inc., announced that the innovative company shattered another significant milestone – surpassing an installed base of more than 500 million mobile subscribers. "Today, there are half a billion mobile subscribers that have OnePIN's solutions within their mobile devices," he noted. "Helping 500 million people connect with each other and with brands and businesses they care about is simply an amazing and humbling accomplishment. Only a handful of companies have been able to…

Terminus Acquires Sigstr to Power the Next Generation B2B Marketing Platform

Integrated Capabilities Provide the Most Complete Account-Centric Marketing Platform, Aligning Revenue Teams to Deliver Breakthrough Experiences Across the Entire Customer Lifecycle Terminus the Customer rated account-based marketing platform, announced  its acquisition of Sigstr, the email signature marketing platform that turns the billions of 1:1 employee emails sent every year into powerful brand engagements. The addition of Sigstr creates an end-to-end account-centric marketing platform with the most complete account…

Onfido Continues Global Expansion With Growth in Eastern Europe and Entify Partnership

New Partnership Shapes Know Your Customer Industry, Modernising Identity and Entity Verification for Fast, Secure and Convenient Checks Onfido, the global identity verification platform, announced a strategic partnership with Entify, a leading one-click legal entity verification solution. The announcement reflects Onfido’s growing presence in Eastern Europe and continued commitment to enabling enterprises with Digital Access as a Service (DAaaS) that encompasses digital registration, identity verification, and…

MarTech Interview with Ally Lynch, SVP of Marketing at project44

"Marketing leaders need to keep in mind that, in an AI-Centric world, their AI is only as good as the amount and quality of their data." Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at project44? As Senior Vice President of Marketing at project44, my team and I are tasked with educating companies on how the project44 Advanced Visibility Platform can show them exactly where their shipments are, and what condition they are in, during every step of their journey. Supply chain visibility is a new…

Thoroughbred Racing South Australia opts for Philips SpeechLive

Horse racing experts adopt new Philips technologies for documenting their races Philips Dictation, by Speech Processing Solutions, the market leader in professional speech-to-text solutions, is reshaping digital documentation in the Australian horse racing industry. Taking on a pioneering role in its industry, Thoroughbred Racing South Australia has adopted SpeechLive, a mobile cloud solution that allows for easy and secure race documentation processes. Marketing Technology News: Atento Wins the 2019 Customer…

TechBytes with Adi Kuruganti, GM, Community Cloud and SVP, Products B2B Commerce at Salesforce

Could you tell us about your journey in technology and how you started at Salesforce? When I was in business school at the Kellogg School of Management, I discovered that I loved solving real-world problems and I wanted to apply my background in engineering to solving them. Since joining Salesforce 14 years ago, I’ve been taking new products to market across the entire Salesforce platform to help our customers grow their businesses. I worked on Sales Cloud and our launch of partner relationship management (PRM). Then, I…

Zimmerman’s Siren Song to Retailers: Sell. Sell Anywhere. Sell Everywhere!

Retail Experts Publish 'Immersive Commerce' - The Evolution of Commerce The retail strategists of Zimmerman Advertising announce the publication of a White Paper called Immersive Commerce and its revitalizing impact on the stagnant retail landscape. It challenges retail marketers to step up the pace of change in order to keep up with the seismic changes to how consumers are shopping. It is well documented that the face of brick-n-mortar retail has changed forever, but all of those reports suggest that retailers need to…

MarTech Interview with Ben Harris, CEO and Co-Founder at Decibel

"C-suites everywhere are making digital customer experience a business priority, because if it’s not perfect, customers are less likely to convert." Hi, Ben. Congratulations on your latest funding. Tell us about your eventful journey through the decade and how you managed to take the company to its recent position. The journey really began for me during the dot com era when I realized my friends, who were starting businesses, were struggling to navigate the fragmented world of Marketing. I had the idea to cut it…

MarTech Interview with Burr Smith, CEO at BroadSign

"OOH used to be about buying media based on time and place, but with programmatic it’s more about buying an audience." Could you tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology? What inspired you to join Broadsign? I originally joined Broadsign as an investor early on. I liked the product, the company’s vision and its track record in the space. About five years ago, I decided to take a more active role as the CEO, and since then we’ve introduced several new products and added about 200 people to our team.…

AI Takes Center Stage at Web Summit 2019

Having just walked a zillion miles during Web Summit 2019, I am finally catching my breath and able to reflect upon the events of the last three days. Heralded as the largest tech show in the world by Forbes Magazine, Web Summit is an experience like no other. In the last 10 years, Web Summit has grown to be both largest and outrageous tech event in the world – The beauty of Web Summit is it adaptability – The producers are constantly evolving and adjusting the show to accommodate the world around it, whether it be…

How Marketing Automation and AI Are Transforming Customer Journey Stages

Automation and Artificial Intelligence are two quick solutions to a major 2019 Marketing issue: lack of speed. This goes beyond website load speeds which should have become a norm by now. A lagging transition to Marketing Automation and AI is what keeps marketers from reaching Netflix or Amazon-like personalization at scale. Those eCommerce websites that shapeshift according to each visitor’s preferences are going to win at Digital Marketing in 2020. But what does that mean? Each touchpoint has to adapt to visitors’…

The HOTH Officially Launches Its New Managed Google Ads PPC Service

The Hoth's New PPC Service Is the Newest Addition to the Hoth’s Extensive Portfolio of Products Designed to Help Businesses Drive More Traffic and Leads to Their Website Paid traffic is one of the most powerful ways to drive new leads & business, but many companies find it difficult to generate positive ROI as competition grows each year and ad networks become more complex. The HOTH recently launched a service to help businesses advertise on Google and generate high-quality leads. Running paid traffic successfully…

Tru Optik Enters Partnership with JamLoop to Enhance OTT Campaign Audience Targeting Capabilities

Partnership Offers Insights into Real-Time, Transparent Audience Segments Across OTT/CTV Campaigns for Advertisers Tru Optik, the most widely used audience intelligence and data-management platform (DMP) across over-the-top (OTT) and Connected TV (CTV), announced a partnership agreement with JamLoop, a streaming TV (OTT) and video advertising buying platform, to offer audience-based targeting capabilities for media buyers. Powered by Tru Optik’s OTT Data Marketplace, media companies and advertisers are able to leverage…

SugarCRM Reimagines the Future of Customer Experience

Groundbreaking Management of Time-Aware Data Allows Businesses to Rewind the Past and Forecast the Future to Better Engage with Customers SugarCRM Inc.®, the company that helps organizations deliver exceptional customer experiences, is driving the future of the industry as the only vendor providing customers a complete view of their data, both historical and forward-looking with its time-aware customer experience (CX) platform. The time-aware foundation is one-of-a-kind, recording, storing and making available all the…

Can Positive Charity Ads Have More Impact?

Since 2017, we have been recording, analyzing, and tracking every ad released in the UK and US in the not-for-profit sector (other sectors, of course, are available). We predict both short term sales spikes and long-term brand building based on the performance of the ad. Because of my work with SURF Survivors Fund in Rwanda, this is an area that has interested me greatly since we started, but it’s been disappointing to see that non-profit advertising is consistently one of the worst performers across sectors for long term…

SAP Teams with project44 to Help Shippers Manage and Improve Data-Driven Global Supply Chains

SAP SE announced a partnership with project44®, a global leader in advanced visibility for shippers and logistics service providers. The new partnership aims to change the way shippers manage the delivery process, helping customers to save time and resources, improve operations and thrive in the experience economy. The companies plan to offer a joint solution for key transportation processes, such as receiving and tracking, that will connect, automate and provide visibility data and insight from project44 within SAP…