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Interview with Jeff White, Founder, Gravy Analytics

"The ability to understand - in a privacy-friendly way - the places and events that a marketer’s target audience visits are a much bigger frontier."Tell us about your role at Gravy Analytics and how you got here. What made you start a Customer Intelligence platform?  Gravy Analytics started in 2011 as a local events discovery company, recommending interesting things to do in your area. Knowing that events are often the greatest indicator of interests and passions, and seeing the gap in understanding what customers do in…

iQIYI Named In Top 20 Chinese New Economy Brands alongside Tencent and Alibaba

iQIYI Is the Only Online Entertainment Platform in the List iQIYI Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced it has been honored as one of China's New Economy Top 20 Brands at the New Economy Forum hosted in Beijing by Economic View, China News Services' new financial media arm. The list is a rundown of the most powerful players in the Chinese tech industry, featuring the likes of Alibaba, Tencent, and Baidu. iQIYI was the only online entertainment platform to be included in…

SITO Launches the SITO Channel Alliance

Partner Certification Program Expands Access to SITO’s Expansive Product Suite That Goes Beyond Location Data, Provides Omni-Channel Support for End-to-End Campaign Management SITO Mobile, Ltd., the Consumer Behavior and Location Sciences company, launched the SITO Channel Alliance, a full-service extension of SITO’s location intelligence platform and managed media service offering through its certified re-seller partner program. The SITO Channel Alliance (SCA) is a custom program purpose-built for creating strategic…

Alibaba Group Opens Office in Malaysia

Alibaba Announces the Launch of Malaysia Week in July to Promote Sale of Quality Malaysian Products and Tourism to China Consumers Alibaba Group opened its national office in Malaysia today, marking a new chapter in the company’s deepening strategic cooperation with Malaysia, which is the first eWTP hub outside of China. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at The Vertical Bangsar South, the new office signifies Alibaba Group’s continued endeavour to bolster the technology capability of Malaysian SMEs and young…

Interview with Gregor Isbister, CEO, Blis

"The main challenge in using location data to inform campaigns has been the amount of fraudulent information and holes in the data provided."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a Location Data company? Blis emerged from my senior thesis at university, where I identified a market opportunity to use mobile, wireless technology, and location intelligence as a way of accurately targeting audiences for digital advertisers. I have designed and engineered intelligent demand-side and data…

CARTO Reports Record Customer Acquisition Growth; Appoints George Mathew to Board

George Mathew Joins CARTO's Board of Directors; CARTO Demonstrates Growth Among Enterprise Customers CARTO, the leader in location intelligence, announced at the first US-based CARTO Locations conference, held in New York City, that it has appointed George Mathew to its board of directors. Mathew brings more than 20 years of experience in developing technology leaders and brings to the board his depth of knowledge and experience developing applications for location data. Currently, Mathew serves as CEO and Chairman of…

Tremor Video DSP and Cuebiq Join Forces to Bring First Geo-Behavioral Targeting on CTV

MullenLowe Mediahub is First Agency to Utilize Breakthrough OTT Targeting for Its Clients Tremor Video DSP, the leading programmatic video platform, and Cuebiq, a leading location intelligence, and measurement company, has announced their exclusive partnership to deliver the industry’s first geo-behavioral targeting solution on over-the-top (OTT) devices. As part of a preferred partnership, MullenLowe Mediahub will be the first agency to execute this innovative audience hyper-targeting for its clients. Recommended…

PlaceIQ Selected for Best Attribution and Analytics Technology in the Ad-to-Action Awards

Ad Action Recognizes PlaceIQ Offerings to Produce Valuable and Advanced Customer Insight for Brands PlaceIQ, is the company which is building a new consumer-behavioral model with location insights and data. PlaceIQ announced that its LandMark Data offerings and Place Visit Rate (PVR) have been named the best attribution and analytical technologies, in addition to also being the best location intelligence platform in the Ad-to-Action awards. Ad-to-Action Awards Ad-to-Action awards is produced by industry trade group…

Alteryx Expands to Alter Analytics in France

Opens France Office in Paris, Appoints Director of Southern Europe to Meet Local Market Demand Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced the opening of its newest office in Paris, France. The office will support the company's global growth and enable hundreds of existing customers in Southern Europe, including Caisse d'Épargne and Renault, to experience the thrill of getting to the answer faster with the modern Alteryx analytics platform. Alteryx has grown rapidly…

Domo Wins Gold in Horizon Interactive Awards Competition

Awarded to the Domo University Team, the Horizon Interactive Award Highlighted Domo’s Free E-Learning Training Course Called Domo Basics, Designed for the Company’s 1500+ Enterprise Customers Domo, the cloud-based operating system for business, announced that it has been named a 2017 Horizon Interactive Awards gold award winner in the “Websites-Training/e-Learning” category. The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, highlight the “best of the best” in interactive media…

OnSpot and RTBiQ Partner to Scale Personalized Mobile Conversations

Groundbreaking Partnership to Bring Personalized Messaging to the Mobile Forefront RTBiQ, a cross-device, cross-format demand-side platform, announced this week its partnership with OnSpot’s mobile insights and targeting platform to accurately reach users on a more 1-to-1 basis. “The OnSpot partnership is helping our clients not only reach but also identify audiences in a truly scalable way. Their tools are so sophisticated that we can narrow down to the device itself” notes Natha Hayre, CTO of RTBiQ. RTBiQ’s use of…

NinthDecimal’s Omnichannel Marketing Platform Breaches 100 Percent Annual Revenue Growth

NinthDecimal Crossed the 100% Annual Growth for the Third Consecutive Year NinthDecimal, a leading omnichannel marketing platform powering real-world conversions for brands, has announced more than 100 percent annual revenue growth across its marketing platform in 2017. A record number of agencies, brands, and publishers partnered with NinthDecimal last year as the industry increased its focus on bridging the online and offline behaviors of consumers. Recommended Read: 7.ai Removes Time, Cost and Risk Barriers to…

Interview with Tom Edwards, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer, Agency, Epsilon

"Brands will continue to seek out marketing partners who really know their customers and are able to drive business growth."Tell us a little bit about your role at Epsilon? As the Chief Digital and Innovation Officer for the Agency business unit of Epsilon, I am responsible for brand planning, strategy, research, data design, analytics, experience design, digital and engagement strategy, media and innovation. Within my role, I have a unique opportunity to monitor trends and emerging technology and quickly apply and act on…

Braze (formerly Appboy) Announces Integrations with Microsoft and AccuWeather to Expand Partner Ecosystem

Enhancements Include New Multi-Cloud Hosting and Dynamic Content Capabilities Recently, at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Braze (formerly Appboy), a leading marketing automation and customer engagement platform, announced technical integrations with Microsoft Azure and AccuWeather adding to the company's existing partner ecosystem platform. These integration partnership announcements were made live from the world's largest mobile technology event, alongside existing partners including Appsflyer, global leader in…

Connected2Fiber Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding

Company Plans to Expand Innovation and Continue Fueling Growth in the Connected World Connected2Fiber, a provider of the leading SaaS platform used by B2B connectivity providers to manage and transform market data, announced that it has closed $8 million in additional funding from Ascent Venture Partners, Nauta Capital, NXT Ventures and Osage Venture Partners. The Series A round follows a period of sustained and rapid growth for Connected2Fiber over the past two years, as location management and marketing has increasingly…

TechBytes with Jake Moskowitz, VP, Measurement Solutions, Placecast

Jake Moskowitz VP, Measurement Solutions, Placecast According to a recent insight from SAS, 2018 is set to present more opportunities for location intelligence platforms. Placecast, a leading location intelligence platform leverages deterministic carrier data to deliver a better audience, verification, and insight solutions. What does that mean for business operations, and how could marketers utilize location intelligence solutions to increase the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns. To understand the finer…

5 Customer Success Platform Must-Haves

When 20 percent of existing customers account for 80 percent of your future revenue, it’s vital to keep them engaged and satisfied. While this may fall under the label of ‘Customer Relationship Management’ at your organization, many organizations are now referring to this function as ‘Customer Success.’ Customer Success Management entails much more than checking in with a customer periodically to see if they have questions or issues with your solution. It’s a process which is dedicated to delivering continuous value to…

Eight Predictions for 2018

It is that time of year again.  As we close out 2017 and look towards the new year, what trends will emerge and take center stage in 2018?  Here are my top 8 for ’18. Direct Mail & OOH (Out of Home) Get Reinvented What is old is new again thanks to digital signals and the growing popularity of identity graphs, that can link devices and signals to individuals and/or households. New and existing providers are breathing new life into these channels with innovative solutions that allow marketers to retarget consumers off a…

Interview with Javier de la Torre, CEO, CARTO

"Location intelligence technology needs to be more accessible and closer to the specific areas of expertise professionals understand already." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at CARTO and how you got here? What inspired you to start a location data intelligence company? I am the Founder and CEO at CARTO. While I do a bit of everything, I particularly focus on the long term strategy for the company and staying close to our customers, ensuring we are understanding market needs that drive the future of…

180byTwo and Nikaza Announce Innovative Partnership

Partnership Will Enable Marketers To Target Consumers And Business Professionals By Combining Precise Location Data With Highly Accurate Deterministic Data Global Audience Solutions provider 180byTwo and Location Intelligence Platform Nikaza announced their partnership in creating new, leading-edge mobile first audiences. By combining 180byTwo's deterministic B2C and B2B data with Nikaza's highly precise location intent data, advertisers are now able to target across consumer and professional personas seamlessly via…