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Perkuto Recognized as Adobe Platinum Partner

Perkuto in Elite Group of Platinum Partners with Marketo Engage Specialization Perkuto, provider of Marketo Engage solutions for enterprise organizations, has been named an Adobe Platinum partner, the highest partner tier for Adobe service providers. Additionally, Perkuto is one of only a few agencies in the world to have the Marketo Engage specialization. In order to become a Platinum partner, organizations must meet a demanding set of requirements. Platinum status signals a significant presence of a company utilizing…

Validity Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire 250ok, Expanding its Best-of-Breed Email Portfolio

Acquisition brings together top leaders in the email market to power the largest global data network of any delivery analytics provider Validity, the most trusted name in customer data quality, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire email analytics and deliverability provider 250ok. Since 2011, 250ok has developed email management software and innovative tools used by businesses of every size. With this acquisition, Validity broadens its optimization capabilities across the global ecosystem…

MarTech Interview with Cindy Zhou, CMO at LogRhythm

"We can get to personalization at scale through AI and ML, which can lead to better engagement with our customers and partners." Hi Cindy, tell us about your journey into Marketing and Sales technology. I’ve been in Marketing for longer than I want to admit and have held every role in Marketing — from Product Marketing to Corporate Marketing, and later Sales operations. I can genuinely say, “I’ve done that job!” The evolution of Marketing to a data-driven, revenue engine fueled the need to be a technologist. I love…

Databricks Simplifies the Path to Building Lakehouses for Business Intelligence and Machine Learning

With Databricks Ingest and New Partner Integrations, Data Teams Can Easily Populate Lakehouses, Which Combine the Best of Data Lakes and Data Warehouses Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, announced an accelerated path for data teams to unify data management, business intelligence (BI) and machine learning (ML) on one platform. The new Data Ingestion Network of partners and Databricks Ingest bring data teams closer to building the new data management paradigm, lakehouse, which combines the best elements of…

75 Inspiring Martech Leaders Who Are Prepared for 2020

The year 2019 has been a year full of surprises that saw path-breaking mergers and acquisitions, unique product innovations, mega-funding rounds, and start-up growth. As we approach the end of a phenomenal year for martech companies, the stage is already set for the New Year 2020. We have picked 75 leaders from the ever-growing martech community who we think are a step ahead in envisioning the future and preparing themselves and others with their knowledge, skills, and team collaborations. You can subscribe to our resources…

MarTech Interview with Amy Barzdukas, CMO at Poly

"Voice and Video technology have reached the point where it’s no longer mandatory to require everyone to be in the same office." Journey into Tech Hi Amy, please tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to take up the role at Poly? It was an interesting route. For about 16 years I held various Marketing positions at Microsoft, eventually becoming a General Manager in their Server and Tools Marketing Group. I spent a couple of years as a Vice President at HP. Then in 2015, I began a…

YRC Worldwide Launches New Industry-centric Sales Verticals

New strategic focus expands key sales verticals, emerging sales markets, and sales team growth YRC Worldwide has announced the next phase of its Enterprise Transformation by expanding its industry-focused sales strategy into three new industry-focused sales verticals. These are: (1) manufacturing, automotive and energy; (2) retail, consumer goods and ecommerce; and (3) healthcare and life sciences. The depth and longevity of YRCW’s expertise in these verticals align with its stated long-term strategy of…

Engagio’s Growth Continues; Lands Number 27 on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in California

Furthering this momentum, Engagio brings Patrick Donnelly on board as chief revenue officer and adds marquee enterprise customers Engagio, the leading B2B account-based engagement platform, announces impressive growth and strategic changes as it starts a new fiscal year. It has just been released that Engagio ranked number 27 on the Inc. 5000 Series list of the fastest-growing private companies in California. This regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies in the area, which had an average…

Unified Account Intelligence Empowers Enterprise-Class B2B Marketers

MRP releases industry leading ABM functionality to put control in the hands of marketers: data management, AI modeling and scoring, audience activations, and cross platform account based reporting MRP Prelytix, the only enterprise-class predictive ABM platform, announced the launch of MRP Prelytix version 2.5, the latest upgrade to the industry leading predictive analytics and account-based marketing platform. Recently cited as the leading ABM platform in Ovum’s ABM Market Radar Report, MRP Prelytix 2.5 delivers a single…

MarTech Interview with Nicole Amsler, VP of Marketing at Formation

"As marketers get more clarity around the definition of personalization, I believe we will see more development of customer-centric approaches in marketing." Journey into Tech You come from a very interesting background. From Aeronautical Engineering to heading Marketing at Formation.ai - tell us about this enriching journey. I’m an Engineer by degree, but have now worked in the Marketing industry for more than 20 years. I have a very technical background -- I received my BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Cal Poly…

180byTwo Launches Unifi an AI-Powered Customer Data and Identity Platform for B2B Marketers

Initial launch partners include Marketo an Adobe Company, Oracle Data Cloud, Linkedin, Lotame, The Trade Desk, and Pubmatic 180byTwo announced today the launch of its AI-powered Customer data and Identity platform to meet the growing needs of Business-to-Business marketers looking to simplify data work-flows and centralize their technology stacks. Developed off 180byTwo's AccountLink™  B2B graph, AI, and DAAS solutions; the platform enables B2B and Account-Based Marketers to seamlessly execute and measure marketing…

UserTesting Names Matt Zelen Chief Customer Officer and Jamie Anderson as Chief Growth Advisor

UserTesting Continues to Attract Top Tier Leadership Talent Poised to Drive Another Year of Impressive Global Growth and Expansion UserTesting, the leading provider for on-demand human insights,  announced the appointment of two executives to the C-Suite. Matt Zelen joins the company as Chief Customer Officer. In this role, Zelen will lead global customer success initiatives and drive UserTesting’s customer implementation, enablement, and training programs. Jamie Anderson, former Marketo executive, will join the company…

MarTech Interview with Angie Mistretta, CMO at AppDynamics

"Purchasing and interactive decisions made on mobile apps and online will be largely determined by the quality of the digital experience in 2020 and beyond." Journey into Tech Hi Angie, tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to take up the role at AppDynamics? I started in Tech Marketing early in my career. Moving from Telecom to Video conferencing and then Cisco (via the Tandberg acquisition). The move to AppDynamics was a great next step. I wanted to work in a high growth business…

Sendoso Raises $40 Million in Series B as Growth Skyrockets

Latest Funding Round Caps Off Record Year With 330% Revenue Growth, More Than 15,000 Active Senders, Recognition from Gartner, and Leadership on G2 Sendoso, the leading Sending Platform, today announced it has secured $40 million in Series B funding, led by Oak HC/FT, bringing the company’s amount raised to $54.1 million. After achieving 330% revenue growth in 2019, Sendoso will use these funds for continued product innovation, market expansion, and team growth. Companies today are faced with increasing challenges to…

MarTech Interview with Carl Tsukahara, CMO at Optimizely

"AI and Machine Learning have the potential to enhance the value of the Marketing tech stack and even how we approach Traditional Marketing strategy." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start at Optimizely? At Optimizely, I work with a very talented team of Marketing, Sales Development, and Communications professionals to help tell the story of a startup that encourages its customers to embrace a culture of experimentation. In my 25-year career, I’ve kept a tight focus on helping…

DemandLab Launches a New Marketing Resource Center Powered by Uberflip

Demandlab, a Technology-Focused Marketing Consultancy, Has Launched a Digital Marketing Resource Center Built With Uberflip, the World's Leading Content Experience Platform DemandLab has re-launched its resource center on the Uberflip content experience platform. The resource center features insights and best practices on key topics of interest, including marketing technology, content marketing, marketing data, and marketing operations. Founded in 2009, DemandLab helps B2B organizations create customer-centric demand…

Ansira Appoints Jay Dettling as Chief Executive Officer

Laurie MacLaren continues role as Chief Financial and Operating Officer Ansira has announced that Jay Dettling has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 3. Laurie MacLaren, who previously served as CEO, in addition to her role as Chief Financial and Operating Officer, will remain as CFO/COO on the Ansira executive team. “Jay has a proven track record of driving growth across many organizations as well as creating results for his clients. We are confident in Jay’s leadership and his ability…

Perion Appoints Shai Alfandary as General Manager, Advertising Cloud Platform

Enterprise Software Visionary to Lead Perion Efforts Productized Synchronized Digital Branding Solution Perion Network Ltd., a global technology company that delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising - ad search, social media and display / video advertising – announced that Shai Alfandary has been appointed General Manager of Perion’s Advertising Cloud Platform. Mr. Alfandary brings two decades of enterprise software leadership to Perion, where he will be…

Dentsu Aegis Network Builds Out Merkle’s B2B Services with Acquisition of Digital Pi

Acquisition Expands Merkle’s Capabilities in Marketing Automation and Demand Generation Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of Digital Pi, a leading digital marketing agency focused on marketing automation consulting services in the business-to-business (B2B) sector. The company will join Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, as an extension of its B2B business. “2020 will be a year of continued growth for Merkle, and Digital Pi will be a key player in our expansion…