TechBytes with Yuri Khidekel, CEO, Artsai

Yuri Khidekel Founder & CEO - Artsai We are in that phase of utilizing technology where marketers are flooded with various automation solutions for omnichannel successes. From building a performance marketing suite to enhancing overall vision into customer journeys, modern marketers can leverage adaptive marketing solutions for better communication with billions of consumers. To understand how adaptive marketing can transform your programmatic strategies, we spoke to Yuri Khidekel, CEO, Artsai.MTS: What's the idea…

Interview with Gustav Mellentin, CEO, Adform

"Data Management and Customer Data Platforms are like a super sports car. They are beautiful, but if they are only parked in a garage, you are not getting what you have paid for." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start an open, full stack adtech company? We got started in 2002 when the ad industry was on the cusp of a significant change and that created a series of incredible opportunities. At the time the ad industry was a $500 million-dollar industry that…

Interview with Ryan Phelan, Vice President, Marketing Insights, Adestra

"An intelligent data platform needs intelligent operators. Many marketers lack the sophistication and training to set up the kinds of complicated integrations that hyper-personalization often requires." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of a MarTech innovation company? I've been in the email space for 18 years, and I've worked for a lot of different email companies on both the client and vendor sides. I've seen this industry mature over that time.…

TechBytes with Bartłomiej Romański, Chief Technology Officer, RTB House

Bartłomiej Romański Chief Technology Officer, RTB House In November,  RTB House, a global retargeting technology provider for top advertisers, announced the release of another deep-learning based breakthrough for marketers, which provides them with an ultra-precise way to estimate potential clicks on ads, yielding stronger ROI.We spoke to RTB House CTO Bartłomiej Romański, to find out the implications of this release.MTS: Tell us about your role at RTB House and the team you handle? Bartłomiej Romański: As Chief…

Unveiling Artsai, The First Artificial Intelligence Solution to Consolidate the Marketing Stack

Self-funded by Serial Entrepreneurs and ex-NativeX exec, The Already-Profitable Company Uses Artificial Intelligence To Learn Across Platforms And Eliminates The Need For Disparate Marketing Vendors Artsai has announced that it is coming out of stealth mode to unveil the first and only platform that uses artificial intelligence technology to consolidate the marketing stack for brands and publishers so they can leverage previously siloed data insights and optimize the entire customer lifecycle journey for dramatically…

Interview with Ed Bussey, CEO, Quill

"Consumers are now interacting with brands across more channels and touch points than ever before, the issue of maintaining consistency and providing customers with a cohesive brand experience is also becoming increasingly important." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a content production company? I began my career in the Royal Navy, followed by various security and counterterrorism roles with the UK diplomatic service. When the internet became more…

Interview with Gregg Johnson, CEO, Invoca

"Once marketers include offline data in their attribution they can get the full picture of how search is performing to better optimize their search marketing." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a MarTech company? In 2016, I joined Invoca as CEO. After working in product management for over nine years at Salesforce, a company that disrupted the enterprise software industry, I wanted the opportunity to join a smaller company and try to have a similar…

Adobe Unveils New Advanced Analytics Products for Faster, Better Customer Intelligence

New Capabilities Within Adobe Analytics Would Enable High-Growth Brands To Derive Meaningful Insights Faster, And With More Precision In its recent annual 2017 Digital Marketing Study, Adobe reported that most brands are taking significant strides towards digital maturity. Almost a quarter of these brands have actually self-reported themselves to be at the cusp of “advanced” maturity level. Taking a cue from the study’s findings, Adobe Analytics debuted a series of innovations which arm teams and workers with intelligence…

Interview with Mark Magnacca, President, Allego

"Sales reps need to be knowledgeable not only about the industry they are selling to but about the company and even the prospect they are meeting with, prior to picking up the phone or sending off an email." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Allego and how you got here? What inspired you to join a sales enablement and coaching platform? I co-founded Allego in 2013 with my business partner Yuchun Lee. The idea behind the platform was something I came up with as new technologies, such as tablets and…

TechBytes with Jeff Allen, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Adobe

Jeff Allen Senior Director, Product Marketing, Adobe Adobe Analytics is a guiding solution for enterprises to build their existing datasets into impeccable customer intelligence insights. With data, there is always the complexity of scale, relevance and ROI, attached. How should enterprises juggle between multi-channel data streams for insights and actions into customer behavior and experience? The firepower behind the customer intelligence used by two-thirds of the Fortune 100, Adobe Analytics empowers modern CMOs in…

W.I.I.M – Uniting Women In Influencer Marketing

Founders Jessy & Morgan Team Up To Boost Advocacy Among Women In The Influencer Industry Last week, we sat down with President and Vice President of W.I.I.M., Jessy Grossman and Morgan Kaye to get their take on the influencer industry, where they see it going, and how W.I.I.M. plays a key role in all of this. W.I.I.M (Women in Influencer Marketing) is an exclusive networking group for women who are making a name for themselves in the world of influencer marketing. The group consists of key female players from various…

ArcTouch Introduces Xamarin Accelerator Program

Leader in Mobile Experiences Offers Xamarin Expertise to Help Companies Supercharge Cross-Platform App Projects The market for cross-platform apps is estimated to reach USD $7.5 Billion by 2018. A bulk of it would be spent by companies focused at accelerated product development, rapid app prototyping, IoT apps, enterprise mobility, and product team augmentation. Following the trend, ArcTouch, a full-service mobile and connected experiences studio, has announced its Xamarin Accelerator Program (XAP), a consulting service…

TechBytes with Olga Andrienko, Head of Global Marketing, SEMrush

Olga Andrienko Head of Global Marketing, SEMrush Sandwiched between positive and negative website content performance indicators, marketers are forced to make assumptions without questioning the validity of the results. While numbers don’t lie, it is obvious that they can certainly be manipulated to make traffic stats look great, or in some cases horrendous. We spoke to the Head of Global Marketing at SEMrush, Olga Andrienko to understand how brands should leverage competitive intelligence and website analytics to drive…

Men versus Female Mobile App Users: Liftoff Study Reveals the Disparaging Stats in How Users Install Apps

Liftoff’s Annual Mobile App Engagement Index Analyzed 30 Million App Installs Across Six App Categories To Unearth Surprising Key App Trends From This Past Year Liftoff, the leader in mobile app marketing and retargeting, today released its annual Mobile App Engagement Index, highlighting trends in how consumers engage with apps and mobile marketers acquire new users. The report reveals that reservation bookings on mobile have finally hit critical mass adoption, and highlights clear differences in how men and women use…

TechBytes with Andries de Villiers, General Manager, Near

Andries de Villiers General Manager, Near Location data is turning out to be the latest tool for marketers to target customers online and offline more effectively. Near is one of the most powerful Ambient Intelligence Platform providing real-time information on places, people and products. We spoke to Andries de Villiers, General Manager, Near to understand how location data can help brands better connect with their customers.MTS: Tell us a bit about your role at Near and how you got here? Andries de Villiers: After…

Cyara Velocity Speeds CX Development By 70 Percent

Velocity Links Design to Testing, Enabling Innovation and Flawless CX Cyara, provider of the leading customer experience (CX) assurance platform, announced the launch of Velocity, the first solution to combine CX design and testing. With Velocity, the Cyara Platform is now the first to seamlessly span CX design, testing, and monitoring, enabling pilot customers to achieve 40 to 70 percent faster time-to-market, while also achieving more comprehensive testing and maximum quality. Because CX testing has historically…

The Data & Measurement Behind Successful Influencer Marketing

'Analytics and measurement' are typically treated as a blanket statement in Influencer Marketing. Most marketers hear analytics and measurement and think of reach and engagement. While those metrics are certainly key for every influencer collaboration, there are actually a number of layers in analytics and measurement that are available today. While it is great to be able to quickly see the number of followers or average engagement rate an influencer has, there are many other aspects to consider as a brand looking to…

Interview with Volker Smid, CEO, Searchmetrics

"No enterprise can cope with 5400 companies in MarTech. Consolidation of data and platforms will ultimately create more value for the economic buyer." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be a part of a MarTech company? Marketing - more than any other department in enterprises - is drastically changing the way it operates, leveraging data and market-consumer insights. 6 Billion searches every day are consumer signals and demand patterns. We have only started in…

TechBytes with Adam Solomon, Chief Product Officer, PebblePost

Adam Solomon Chief Product Officer, PebblePost In July this year, programmatic direct mail platform PebblePost raised $47 million. We spoke to Adam Solomon, Chief Product Officer at PebblePost, to understand how the new funding would help the company improve its programmatic direct mail platform.MTS: How do you see the European market for programmatic capabilities faring in comparison to the US? Adam Solomon: Programmatic is very sophisticated and more centralized in the European market than the U.S. because of the…

Competitive Intelligence and Backlink Audits—What Marketers Need to Know from the Latest SEMrush Study

September 27 Was World Tourism Day. The Theme Of World Tourism Day 2017 Was “Sustainable Tourism— A Tool For Development.” To show how top businesses see tourism as a potent driver of economic growth, leading online marketing intelligence and analytics company SEMrush, released the “SEMrush Website Airline and Keyword Study.” The study highlights the top destinations, top travels and the main channels that generate the highest traffic streams for the travel industry. On key words for destinations and website traffic…