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MarTech Interview with Peter Wallqvist, Vice President of Strategy at iManage

"AI greatly enhances a firm’s ability to deal with caseloads that otherwise would be significantly constrained by the capacity of humans and hence impact the organization’s ability to grow revenue." What is your role and which team/technology do you handle at iManage RAVN? I’m one of the Co-founders of RAVN, which was acquired by iManage in May 2017. Presently, I’m Vice President of Strategy at iManage for RAVN. I’m responsible for the product’s ‘Go to Market’ strategy aimed at corporations and financial services…

Duubee 5G Lab – Built for the 5G Intelligent Age

Duubee announced that it has been investing several million dollars in establishing a 5G laboratory which will focus on research and development (R&D) across 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT) in the 5G Age. As it is known to all, the intelligent world is arriving - the fusion of 5G, AI, IoT and other emerging technologies promise new possibilities, opportunities, and experiences for everyone, everywhere. According to Huawei's Global Industry Vision 2025, there are 10…

OpenSesame Expands Internationally with Opening of New Office in London

eLearning Leader Appoints Industry Veteran to Head European Expansion OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the opening of a new office in London to strengthen the company’s partnerships and customer support in Europe. The company also appointed industry veteran Mehdi Tounsi as Senior Regional Director Europe to lead expansion in the European market. Marketing Technology News: MTX Group Inc. Advances as Salesforce Gold Partner With over 20 years of experience in the learning industry, Mehdi has successfully…

Startek Named ‘Malaysia BPO Provider of the Year Award’ 2019 by Frost & Sullivan

Startek, Inc., a global provider of customer experience management solutions, was recently named the Frost & Sullivan Malaysia BPO Provider of the Year 2019. This accreditation acknowledges Startek for its world-class operations and commitment to provide extraordinary customer experiences across Asia Pacific markets. The recipients of the annual Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards were based on in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan’s analysts. The nominated companies were evaluated on a…

Introducing Xandr Monetize

Xandr’s New Strategic Selling Platform for Premium TV and Digital Media Companies Xandr, AT&T’s advanced advertising & analytics company, announced the launch of Xandr Monetize, a reimagined strategic selling platform built on the powerful foundation of AppNexus technology. Xandr Monetize will enable media companies to unlock the full value of their premium content and improve the advertising experience for consumers. As content consumption and viewer attention increasingly fragment, Xandr Monetize gives…

Airspan to Partner With Rakuten Mobile

Bringing its comprehensive 4G and 5G solutions to the world's first fully virtualized cloud-native mobile network Airspan Networks announced today its partnership with Rakuten Mobile, a subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services headquatered in Tokyo, bringing 5G mmWave and rural connectivity solutions to drive network efficiency and enhance the mobile user experience. Airspan's open RAN platforms will provide Rakuten Mobile the flexibility to disrupt the economics of traditional network operators…

Akamai Takes Online Video and Security to the Edge at IBC 2019

At IBC 2019, stand 1.D35, Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, will showcase solutions that can support OTT operators' revenue goals, manage viewers and secure valuable content and services against evolving piracy and cyber threats. These solutions are designed to help operators meet the performance and security requirements demanded by today's audiences and a multi-faceted threat landscape. Akamai showcases new capabilities addressing the advancing OTT industry at IBC…

One in Five Millennials Are Comfortable with a Robot Managing Their Money

Significant demographic shifts are poised to reshape the economy in a multitude of ways, particularly for financial advisors. Global X ETFs, the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds, released the results of its fourth annual survey of high net worth investors, "Beyond Baby Boomers," which exposes key differences in financial tendencies between generations. The survey focused included Millennials (ages 21-39), Gen X (40-54), Baby Boomers (55-73), and Swing (74+). As the number of robo-advisors offered by asset…

Panopto Expands North America Video Cloud, Launching New Infrastructure

Panopto announced the expansion of its cloud infrastructure, launching a new video hosting option on the Canadian-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center. With this announcement, businesses and universities based in Canada can now host their Panopto video libraries on an in-region cloud that complies with organizational data storage policies. Today's announcement is in response to accelerating demand for Panopto across Canada. To date, Panopto Cloud has been available from datacenters in the United States, Europe and…

TechBytes with Cody Bender, Chief Product Officer at Campaign Monitor

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Campaign Monitor. I am the Chief Product Officer (CPO) of CM Group, a family of MarTech brands, including Campaign Monitor. In this role, I work across CM Group brands to improve the email campaign experience for both senders and recipients by driving the latest innovations in our product offerings. I guide the development of impactful new products, features, and services in our product portfolio. To do this, my aim is to continue to create and support highly…

MarTech Interview with Robert Humphrey, CMO at SecureAuth

"Putting identity at the center of a consumer or employee journey is critical from both a business and security perspective." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start at SecureAuth? I began my career in Technology Sales, many years ago, selling mainframe computers to large enterprises. Throughout the course of my career, participating on the Sales and Marketing side of the business, I’ve witnessed most of the major technology shifts. With each major shift, there have been key…

Marketing Automation Becomes Necessary to Achieve an Omni-channel Experience and Increase ROI from Data

Marketing Automation Solutions Market to Reach $6.36 Billion by 2025, Finds Frost & Sullivan Marketers are adopting marketing automation solutions (MAS) to make sense of unlimited amounts of customer data, turning it into actionable, intelligent leads for sales enablement. Small- and medium-sized businesses are expected to contribute more significantly to growth than large enterprises as the MAS market moves toward $6.36 billion by 2025. High-tech and software and business services are the top verticals adopting…

Viamedia, Hardee’s Announce $10,000 College Fund Contest

Companies Partner to Award Qualifying Kentucky Student Grand Prize for Education Expenses Viamedia, the leading cross-media local advertising company, announced that it will once again partner with Hardee's Restaurants LLC to award a qualifying Kentucky student $10,000 to go towards college tuition. Over the last 6 years, Viamedia and Hardee's® have awarded $45,000 in scholarships to 5 Central Kentucky students. The 2019 Hardee's® $10,000 College Fund Contest is open to Central Kentucky students enrolled in a Kentucky…

Meredith Reports Strong Advertising Revenues in 4th Quarter; Trends Remain Strong

National Media Group Advertising Revenues Exceeded Expectations in 4th Quarter; Trends Remain Strong Meredith Corporation – the leading media and marketing company with national brands serving 115 million unduplicated American women, including nearly 90 percent of U.S. millennial women; 150 million digital monthly unique visitors; a paid subscription base of 42 million; and 30 million viewers via 17 local television stations in fast-growing markets – today reported fiscal 2019 fourth quarter and full year results. "Our…

Advalo Builds on AWS to Become the Strategic Lever of Retailers

Since its creation Advalo has relied on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to store and process its data. The strength of Advalo is based on its ability to analyze large volumes of data to enable brands to better understand the purchasing patterns of their customers, detect purchase intention and individualize their marketing actions. A value proposition that is based on artificial intelligence algorithms developed by Advalo and stored on the AWS Cloud. Marketing Technology News: Voyant Accelerates Mobile Capabilities with…

Bigtincan Takes Aim at Revenue Enablement with AsdeqLabs Acquisition

Integration for an Industry First offering Cements Leadership in Sales Enablement Market Bigtincan, the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer engagement for revenue accountability. With AsdeqLabs, Bigtincan strengthens its revenue enablement platform by expanding its content management and…

HubSpot Expands Functionality of its Growth Platform With New Features Announced at INBOUND 2019

New features include a machine learning tool to remove duplicate contacts, expanded functionality in Sales Hub Professional, and improvements to HubSpot Conversations Christopher O'Donnell, SVP of product at HubSpot, took the stage at INBOUND 2019 to showcase the top ideas from customers that the company has now implemented in the product. Customers will enjoy improved functionality, greater reliability, and a more sophisticated user experience across the entire HubSpot platform. "We get hundreds of suggestions from our…

Oracle and Kaltura Enter OEM Partnership to Enable Advanced Video Experiences Across Oracle Content & Experience

Kaltura’s Video Platform as a Service Will Power Video Experiences and Workflows Driven Through Oracle Content & Experience Oracle and Kaltura, the leading video cloud provider, announced that Oracle will OEM the Kaltura Video Platform as a Service (VPaaS). This partnership enables Oracle to add advanced rich media capabilities to its cloud products, including interactive video creation and editing, management, search, cross-platform video playback and engagement and intelligent media analytics. As a result of the…

Mediafly Transforms Sales Enablement Landscape with Acquisition of Ipresent

Combined Solution Provides “Sales Enablement for All,” Ensures Sales Teams of Any Size Have Easy Access to Effective Tools That Impact Revenue Mediafly, a provider of sales enablement technology, content management and advisory services that create interactive, value-based selling experiences, announced it has acquired iPresent, a UK-based pioneer of sales enablement. The acquisition brings a sophisticated yet flexible sales enablement solution to any company, of any size and expands Mediafly’s global footprint. From 2013…

broadhead Acquires Kohnstamm Communications

broadhead – the largest full service, independent marketing agency in Minnesota, has acquired Kohnstamm Communications, a leading food public relations agency. Known nationally for launching and marketing dozens of iconic better-for-you brands, including Honest Tea, Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, Happy Baby and Noosa Yoghurt, Kohnstamm and its leadership team will transition into broadhead, while remaining a boutique, consumer food-focused brand in the market. Consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 food PR…