Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights
Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Poly (Unified Communications), TransUnion (People-based Marketing), Zoom (Video Communications), LiveIntent (Identity Management), and Prospur.io (Sales engagement).
Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly“), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, announced the appointment of Dave Shull as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective September 8, 2020. Mr. Shull succeeds Robert Hagerty, who has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since February 2020. Mr. Hagerty will continue in his role as Chairman of the Board, and resume his membership on the Nominating and Governance and Strategy Committees, as well as his role as Chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. Marv Tseu will continue in his role as Vice Chairman of the Board.
As today’s digitally-savvy consumers expect more relevant and tailored marketing experiences, TransUnion is joining forces with Signal, a Chicago-based technology company, to expand its capabilities. Signal’s solutions are grounded in real-time data collection and its platform makes it easier for companies to structure, organize, and leverage consumer data.
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. announced the general availability of its Zoom Phone cloud phone service in 25 additional countries and territories, as well as a new, drastically simplified telephone service plan for companies with locations across the globe. Zoom now provides local telephone service and domestic calling in over 40 countries and territories around the world. The new countries and territories where Zoom Phone supports local phone numbers are: Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, and Slovenia. This expanded geographic coverage allows Zoom customers to migrate away from their legacy phone systems and consolidate business communications into Zoom’s video-first unified communications platform.