RedPoint Global Launches Data Management 8.0, A Platform For Optimizing Customer Engagement

Extended Open Garden Connectivity and Universal Cloud Support Provides Brands with the Most Flexible and Scalable Solution for Operationalizing Data RedPoint Global, a leading provider of data management and customer engagement technology, today announced the availability of RedPoint Data Management 8.0 within the RedPoint Customer Data Platform. With RedPoint Data Management 8.0, organizations can harness massive amounts of data from an ever-growing number of touchpoints to create a truly unified customer profile – all…

TechBytes with Jeremy Koven, Chief Platform Officer, Needls

Jeremy Koven Chief Platform Officer, Needls After spending 10 months creating advanced filtering and a proprietary purchase intent engine needls. was born. Needls. analyzes millions of social media posts each day to identify buying signals and find actionable business opportunities. We spoke to Chief Platform Officer at needls., Jeremy Koven to understand how his team is using AI to optimize social media campaigns and budgets for SMBs .MTS: Tell us about your role at Needls, and how you got here? Jeremy Koven: I’ve…

Interview with Russ Heddleston, CEO, DocSend

"By aligning around the customer and his or her business goals, marketing and sales can finally overcome the organizational silos that often lead to disjointed messaging, wasted resources, and inefficiency in the pipeline." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at DocSend and the idea behind starting a sales content management platform? I’m the co-founder and CEO of DocSend. Before starting DocSend, i was a Product Manager for Pages at Facebook. One of the products I came across during my time there was an…

Delmondo and Uru Announce Partnership

Partnership will Bring First-To Market Capabilities To Monitor Brand Safety, Prove Value Of Influencer Marketing Campaigns and Branded Integrations In Social Video, OTT and Digital Video Formats Delmondo, a leading social video analytics and sponsorship reporting software and Uru, an AI and computer vision company that generates brand insights for digital video, announced that Delmondo will integrate Uru’s Brand Recognition and Brand Safety Artificial Intelligence technologies into its platform. The partnership will bring…

Interview with James Gilbert, Head of Marketing, APAC, Hubspot

"One advantage we had while building our CRM was that we were able to look at what other CRMs had done before. What worked, what didn’t, and designs we thought would be effective and enjoyable for the end user." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at HubSpot and how you got here? I head the APAC marketing team. We’re split between an office in Sydney and one in Singapore. HubSpot is reasonably new to the region - we opened up the Sydney office about 3 years ago. It’s a really exciting time in…

Why Brands Need to Adopt a Vertical Mindset

Of late, a new trend has been sweeping the Internet - and no, it’s not the next iteration of the fidget spinner. Everybody’s doing it, from that guy standing on the corner with his coffee in hand to news organizations such as the New York Times and National Geographic. I’m talking, of course, about the vertical video, the stuff that Snapchat videos and Instagram stories are made of, and the format that is increasingly taking precedence over the long-established landscape mode. In 2010, only 5% of…

Interview with Jeremy Fain, CEO, Cognitiv

"The biggest challenge for a CMO to create a comprehensive marketing solution is the walled-garden social platforms themselves. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Cognitiv and how you got there. What inspired you to start a deep-learning company? I am the CEO and Co-Founder at Cognitiv. My partners and I are lucky to have strengths in mutually exclusive areas that make us a very effective team. We've also been close friends since we were 10.  We all started as computer science guys in middle and…

The “New” Path to Scale

In today’s media world the big keep getting bigger, Google/YouTube and Facebook/Instagram count their users in the billions while traditional media companies continue to consolidate into massive platforms – think Comcast/Universal/NBC. Scale is a prerequisite for any meaningful marketing discussion. As a basic ingredient in the proverbial marketing soup of any brand marketer, scale is no longer a point of differentiation, but rather a starting point. Also Read: Why the Tug-of-War Will Continue in 2018 Social Marketing…

Zillable Adds Smart Bots So Teams Can Work Smarter, Not Harder

Up-And-Coming Collaboration Platform Zillable Adds Tool To Help Users Visualize Work, Create Workflows, Optimize Processes, And Deliver Faster Groundbreaking collaboration platform Zillable announced the release of new smart bots, created for connecting processes and workflows. These smart bots are deployed in Zillable Boards - a project management tool that enables teams of all types and sizes to apply lean management principles to their work. Using lists and cards, users understand what's being worked on by who and…

Automated Online Surveys Speed Product Packaging Process

Today, consumers are overwhelmed with more marketing stimuli than ever before. According to leading brand strategist and author Kevin Lane Keller, consumers are exposed to more than 20,000 product choices within a 30-minute shopping session. One can imagine this number has grown exponentially with the rise of digital advertising, online shopping, and increased in-store promotions in the 9 years that have passed since he wrote that. We all realize that clear focused branding is paramount to success. Consumer trends are…

Interview with Judge Graham, Chief Marketing Officer, Ansira

"If you don’t have the right infrastructure and architecture technologically, it is nearly impossible to implement campaigns in a successful way that reaches customers." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at Ansira and how you got here? What inspired you to be part of a data-driven marketing intelligence company? Previously, I was co-owner & President of Sq1, a data-driven advertising agency. I sold Sq1 to Ansira in late 2015, and now, I am the agency's Chief Marketing and New Business Officer. I…

Are Creative Marketplaces and Dynamic Creative Optimization the Future of Online Advertising?

Machine learning and creative marketplaces are impacting the online advertising industry in noticeable ways. Facebook and Google are drastically changing the face of online advertising with machine learning algorithms that simplify the process of acquiring high-value users. They simplify user acquisition management by automatically optimizing placement, audience targeting, bids and budgets. Facebook’s Dynamic Creative allows advertisers to further automate creative testing workflow and performance by dynamically…

Interview with Michael Jaconi, CEO, Button

"Mobile is changing how brands and marketers think about their spend. For the first time in history, spending can be truly 'quantifiable'." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to start a martech company? Prior to starting Button, I had the opportunity to work under one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, Hiroshi Mikitani - or Mickey as his friends call him. In that position, I was able to learn from a leader who had built his company from a…

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…

Decoded Advertising Launches New Media Division – Decoded Advanced Media

Bill Masterson, Industry Veteran From Facebook, Twitter, Google And SocialCode, To Lead The New Unit Decoded Advertising, which designed the first truly integrated creative, tech and media process for performance advertisers, has officially launched its new media agency, Decoded Advanced Media (DAM), with Bill Masterson joining as President and Chief Executive Officer. Decoded Advanced Media will manage media across all major exchanges and large digital platforms, including: Facebook, Instagram, Google, YouTube,…

TechBytes with Boaz Cohen, CPO, Clinch

Boaz Cohen CPO, Clinch Advertisers are increasingly looking to deliver exceptional performance and grow their return on ad spend using data-driven personalized messages with real time optimization. On the other hand, publishers rely on premium CPMs to communicate with customers and prospects on a very personalized, 1-to-1 level. Clinch, the master at cracking the ‘The Code of Personal Creative DNA’ in programmatic advertising, offers high-quality dynamic video making and advertising platform to advertisers, publishers…

OnlineSales.ai wins the Google Global Premier Partner Award for Shopping Innovation

OnlineSales.ai Based Its Award Submission Around A Recent Shopping Campaign It Created For One Of Its Clients, Pipa Bella OnlineSales.ai, a leader in powering online marketing for mid-segment E-Commerce businesses, won the prestigious Google Global Premier Partner Award for Shopping Innovation at the Google Premier Partner Summit in New York last month. They were among 1100+ entrants globally. The award was presented for delivering influential growth, for its clients, using Google Shopping Campaigns and the …

Leading global airline selects SandSIV’s VOC Hub To Manage Voice of Customer and Passenger Feedback

SandSIV’s Enterprise SaaS Platform Was Built From The Ground Up To Holistically Manage The Customer Experience SandSIV, the Customer Experience (CX) Platform provider, has announced that one of the world’s largest airlines has selected SandSIV’s VOC Hub to unify and analyse its entire feedback ecosystem. The carrier joins other major business-to-consumer (B2C) brands in harnessing SandSIV’s next-generation CX platform as a global hub for Voice of Customer (VOC) intelligence. Airlines have access to large amounts of…

Infogram Announces New Version of Leading Data Visualization Platform

Business Professionals Can Quickly And Easily Create Visual Assets Infogram, a leading web-based visual communications company recently acquired by Prezi, announced the latest version of its award-winning data visualization platform. Designed to give business teams the best design experience possible, the new platform allows users to more easily and quickly create interactive infographics, reports, charts and other visual elements to more effectively convey complex ideas. With simple drag-and-drop functionality,…

ReadyCart Has Been Sold To Grapevine, The World’s Leading End-to-End Influencer Marketing Platform

ReadyCart is the first portfolio company backed by Very Ventures from inception to exit Very Ventures, the investment and product scaling division of Very, LLC, announced that it has successfully completed an exit of its investment in ReadyCart, LLC. The company was acquired by Grapevine, the world's leading end-to-end influencer marketing platform with more than 135,000 influencers in the network. Since it was launched in 2014, ReadyCart has been the market leader in bundling products mentioned on…