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SharpSpring Adds SaaS Industry Veteran Chip House as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Salesforce Marketing Cloud Executive Brings More Than Two Decades Of Experience To The Growing SaaS Company SharpSpring, Inc., a leading cloud-based marketing and sales automation platform, today announced that Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry veteran Chip House joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) beginning in May 2020. Marketing Technology News: Parks Associates Announces CONNECTIONS Community, a Virtual Networking and Conference Experience A well-known executive in the email marketing…

Fuze Empowers Mobile Workforce with New Patent for Multi-Modal Communication

Patent provides users with a unified history across multiple forms of communication and devices, streamlining the management of cloud-based communications Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, announced that it has been awarded a new patent on how to create a unified history for multi-modal communication across chat, voice, video, and meetings. The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Fuze U.S. Patent No.10306071 on May 28, 2019. The patented approach provides…

Smarsh Introduces Capture and Archiving Support for WhatsApp and WeChat

Enables Organizations to Use Popular Encrypted Apps for Business and Meet Compliance, E-Discovery Obligations Smarsh, helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their electronic communications, today announced capture and archiving support for WhatsApp and WeChat, two prominent secure messaging applications that are undergoing rapid enterprise adoption. Organizations must capture, retain and review employee communications in support of regulatory retention and oversight obligations. This content also…

Verint Only Vendor Recognized by Gartner in the 2020 Magic Quadrants for the CRM Customer Engagement Center

Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, today announced its recognition in Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center* (CEC) report, published June 4, 2020, by the research and advisory firm. In addition to being recognized in this report, the firm also named Verint a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Workforce Engagement Management (WEM) research earlier this year. In this month’s CEC report, Verint was evaluated on 15 criteria across two key areas—ability to execute and completeness…

WP Engine Makes Genesis Pro Available to New Customers via StudioPress

Genesis Pro helps you build better websites faster with the world’s leading design and build platform for WordPress WP Engine, the WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), announced it is making its Genesis Pro offering, a site-building solution, available for purchase via a subscription on StudioPress which will include one year of free hosting on WP Engine’s platform (limited time only). The subscription also includes access to and support for Genesis and all the StudioPress-made themes, all for only $360 per year.…

Itron Launches New Global Sales Channel Partner Program

Itron Engage Enables Partners to Extend the Reach of Itron’s Technology with access to Tools, Training and Support Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, unveils the Itron Engage Sales Channel Partner Program. With this program, new and existing partners will have access to tools, training and support for Itron’s solutions, which will equip them to extend the reach of Itron’s technology to the markets they serve around the globe. The program is available now for partners in…

Verint Recognized for Market Share Leadership Across Multiple Regions and Markets in New Contact Center Market Report

Research Shows Highest Contact Center WFO Market Share in Asia-Pacific, Europe and "Rest of World," Also for Back Office and Branch Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company,  announced that it has been recognized as a market leader in DMG Consulting’s latest Contact Center Workforce Optimization Market Share Report. According to the report, Verint retained significant workforce optimization (WFO) presence in all global regions. DMG cited Verint for dominant market leadership in Asia-Pacific where its 53…

8×8, Inc. Appoints Samuel Wilson as Chief Financial Officer

Company Reiterates First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Guidance 8x8, Inc. , a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced the appointment of Samuel (Sam) Wilson to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Wilson succeeds Steven Gatoff, who will remain with the company until the fall to support a seamless transition. Wilson joined 8x8 in September 2017, most recently serving as Chief Customer Officer and Managing Director of EMEA. As Chief Customer Officer, Wilson brought…

Reltio Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Finance Leader, Matt Gallatin, Joins Team Enabling More Responsive Data Strategies Reltio, an award-winning software as a service (SaaS) company helping innovative Global 2000 companies win in the experience economy, today announced the appointment of Matt Gallatin as Chief Financial Officer. Gallatin brings nearly three decades of experience in financial management for technology companies, including Drawbridge, OneLogin and Yahoo!, to Reltio's executive team. Gallatin will oversee the company's financial controls and…

HomeServe USA Acquires Vincodo, A Leading Digital Advertising Agency

Acquisition Will Significantly Enhance HomeServe Digital Marketing Capabilities HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home repair solutions serving more than 4.4 million customers across the US and Canada, today announced the acquisition of Vincodo, a Langhorne, Pennsylvania-based digital advertising agency. Vincodo will enhance HomeServe’s in-house digital marketing and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) capabilities to better reach potential customers. Vincodo was founded in 2010 by Internet marketing industry veterans with…

BriefCam Announces Video Analytics Innovation for Contact Tracing, Physical Distancing

New capabilities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support the safe and responsible re-opening across the globe BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of Video Content Analytics and VIDEO SYNOPSIS® solutions, today announced significant new capabilities to its product portfolio with v5.6.1 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform. The new capabilities will help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support the safe and responsible re-opening across the globe. New features available in…

Retail SalesTech Company Connexity Acquires Content Monetization Startup ‘Skimlinks’

Latest Acquisition Aims at Expanding the Retail Content Network Reach and Improving Omnichannel Commerce Opportunities for Both Retailers and Publishers Today, retail marketing and sales technology company Connexity announced that it has acquired Skimlinks, the leading monetization solution for commerce-oriented publishers. The acquisition is a significant development in the retail tech industry following many funding rounds and investments witnessed in the last 8-10 months. With COVID-19-induced pandemic pushing the…

Programmatic Job Advertising Leader Joveo Appoints Mike Werner as Global Head of Sales

Joveo, the global leader in programmatic recruitment advertising technology, announced today the appointment of Mike Werner as Vice President and Global Head of Sales. Werner will lead Joveo’s sales organization and further accelerate the company’s exponential revenue growth across global markets. Werner brings to Joveo more than 20 years of advertising technology, sales, and channel leadership experience. Most recently, he served as Co-Founder and President of Eyelevel.ai, an AI-based conversational advertising solution.…

Digital Media Expert Greg Coleman Appointed To Meredith Board

The Meredith Corporation Board of Directors on May 12, 2020, appointed Greg Coleman to the Meredith Board as a Class I Director, effective at its next Board meeting in August 2020. Coleman will stand for election for a full three-year term expiring in November 2023 at Meredith's Annual Shareholders Meeting in November 2020. Coleman currently is a Board advisor for BuzzFeed and previously served as the digital media company's President. Most recently, Coleman was the President of advertising technology company Criteo. He…

Outreach Triples East Coast Coverage with New York City Expansion; Hires David Rubinstein to Lead East Region Team

The number one sales engagement platform welcomes David Rubinstein as Regional Vice President for the East Region  Outreach, the number one sales engagement platform, today announced plans to significantly expand its East Coast footprint with the hiring of a key executive, David Rubinstein, who recently joined the company as a regional vice president. His New York City-based organization will focus on solidifying Outreach's East Coast operations and strengthening relationships with customers in the region. Rubinstein…

Inte Q Offers Email Strategy Expertise & Resources Amidst Global Pandemic

As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to disrupt almost all economic activity, one tool that companies can still continue to leverage is email. Leading data analytics and loyalty strategy agency, Inte Q, recently announced the date of their Email Strategy Webinar occurring on Thursday, May 7th at 12:00 PM CST and Tuesday, May 12th at 12:00PM CST. The webinar will be presented by Jason Sisley, President and Head of Strategy at Den Aviary, a key strategic partner with Inte Q Leading data analytics and loyalty strategy agency,…

Verizon Media Brings Native Marketplace, Premium Inventory into Expanded DSP

Advertisers gain access to all formats and buy types through a single offering  Verizon Media announced the launch of its expanded DSP, bringing programmatic, premium and now its full native marketplace inventory, formats, targeting and measurement together in a single platform. The DSP gives advertisers a unified solution to control every aspect of their buys - from planning, buying and management, to insights and optimization - across all formats and exclusive inventory opportunities. Today, we live in an omnichannel…

Clari Appoints Laura MacKinnon as Chief People Officer

Former Yahoo! and Logitech human relations leader to drive company's people and culture efforts Clari, the revenue operations leader, announced the appointment of Laura MacKinnon as Chief People Officer. With more than 20 years of experience building and leading people organizations at high-tech firms including Yahoo!, Logitech, Coupa Software and Electronic Arts, Laura will lead the company's people experience, operations and talent acquisition functions across Clari's Sunnyvale and Bengaluru offices. Marketing…

Verizon Media Provides Developer Community With Tools for Analysis and Visualization of COVID-19 Data

Verizon Media today announced the launch of three new resources that developers and data teams can use to organize and better understand publicly available COVID-19 data. The resources include a dataset, API, and dashboard that help engineers analyze and navigate COVID-19 data. The data and resources are powered by the Yahoo Knowledge Graph, which is one of the largest organized collections of information and includes billions of facts about places, organizations, creative works, and more. “The COVID-19 pandemic…

605 Names Jonathan Kalsched Senior Vice President of Marketing

605, a leading television measurement and analytics company, today announced the hire of Jonathan Kalsched as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Kalsched brings more than two decades of experience in strategic marketing, market development and advanced television product marketing to the company. In his role as SVP of Marketing, Kalsched is responsible for driving the organization's marketing, public relations and brand positioning initiatives. He is tasked with overseeing 605’s product positioning and promotion, brand…