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Interview with Maria Pergolino, Chief Marketing Officer, Anaplan

"We condense information from campaign performance, behavioral data, surveys and other research to build a comprehensive view of the customer landscape."Tell us about your role and how you got here? I’m CMO at Anaplan, and we’re pioneering the category of Connected Planning. Our platform connects people, data, and plans to enable real-time decision-making in today’s rapidly changing business environment which gives our customers a competitive advantage. I joined Anaplan following two remarkable experiences – being…

Chorus.ai Brings AI Technology at the Center of Business Conversation Analytics

Chorus.ai Launches ‘Smart Themes’ AI Technology for Analyzing Business Conversations Most clouds in a company, be it for sales, marketing or BI, have the power to deliver real-time values if they are driven by AI technology. Chorus.ai provides one such platform to leading businesses, where users can identify patterns and themes. Chorus.ai, the creator of the leading Enterprise Call Recording Conversation Cloud solution, announced the launch of its “Smart Themes” technology. At the time of this announcement, Roy Raanani,…

Amperity Appoints Scott Fehr as SVP of Customer Success

With Scott Fehr on Board, It Will Help Make Customer Journey with Amperity Richer Amperity, the world's only Intelligent Customer Data Platform (CDP), announced that enterprise veteran Scott Fehr has joined the company as SVP of Customer Success. Scott Fehr will be responsible for driving solution delivery, customer satisfaction, retention, and recurring revenue growth for Amperity. "Our customers are central to everything we do and bringing Scott on board will help make their journey with Amperity richer," said CEO…

Lattice Engines Positioned as a Strong Performer for Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Platforms

Lattice's Advanced Suite of AI-Based ABM Solutions is Built to Drive 1-To-1 Experiences Across the Entire Buyer's Journey Lattice Engines, the leading AI-powered ABM solution, was named a strong performer in The Forrester New Wave: ABM Platforms, Q2 2018. According to the report, Lattice Engines uses its strengths in AI and data management for programmatic ABM engagement and was given a differentiated rating in the account and contact selection, insights and engagement orchestration criteria. Lattice has now been…

SalesLoft Acquires Noteninja to Bring AI-based Sales Meeting Intelligence

The Acquisition of Noteninja Allows SalesLoft Customers with an Advanced Opportunity to Deliver a Better Sales Experience to Their Customers Based on Sales Meeting Intelligence In a major salestech announcement, SalesLoft has announced that they have acquired Noteninja to meet the growing demands of the users and authentic sellers around the world. Noteninja is a leading meeting intelligence provider that also provides call transcription services using AI. In a blog post from CEO of SalesLoft, Kyle Porter, he mentioned…

Clickatell Launches Customer Care Live Chat Named Touch Go

Clickatell Touch ensures live chat across a company’s website as well as social media platforms The enterprise version of Clickatell Touch was launched in 2016. Since then, Clickatell has been transforming ubiquitous customer care with the launch of Touch Go. Clickatell Touch brings customer engagement and care into a single business platform. "Today's consumers expect to engage with your brand on the digital channel of their choosing. They want to message your business and instantly have queries resolved, find the…

Tech Superwomen Summit 2018 Adds New Speakers And Sponsors To San Francisco Lineup

Superwomen Summit Will Host Distinguished Champions of Diversity in Tech, Including Nora Denzel and Makinde Adeagbo Tech By Superwomen, a movement changing the women in tech conversation to one on data and culture for everyone, announced the addition of new speakers and sponsors to its Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS18) program. The event takes place May 3-4, 2018 at the City View at Metreon in San Francisco. TSWS18 is committed to helping enable greater diversity in the tech space, bringing women and men together to speak…

Interview with Alan Fletcher, Chief Product Officer, Demandbase

"The amounts of data we now have access to is massive, and the traditional methods of analyzing and rationalizing data in spreadsheets no longer work."Tell us about your role and how you got here? I am the Chief Product Officer at Demandbase where I lead the company’s overall product vision, innovation, and strategic execution. Prior to Demandbase, I was co-founder of Spiderbook, an Artificial Intelligence-driven enterprise sales engine, which Demandbase acquired in 2016. I’d also spent 25 years in executive level product…

Interview With Sudeep Misra, Director, Demand Gen and Global Campaigns, Hortonworks

"There is so much tech out there, only passionate and interested people would succeed because they not only help select right tools, they find innovative uses cases out of those toolsets."Tell us about your role at Hortonworks and the automation tools you use for demand-gen campaigns? I lead Global Demand Generation for Hortonworks. For all Global Campaigns, I work with different leaders on identifying the top campaign themes, set specific and measurable goals, identify existing assets, plan new assets, strategize on net…

Demandbase’s ABM Innovation Summit 2018 to Feature Sessions by Billie Jean King, Aasif Mandvi, Adam Blitzer, And Chris Golec

Challenging The Status Quo And Getting Real-World Results Are Key Themes Of The ABM Innovation Summit 2018 You might wanna head to Pier 27 in San Francisco between 11-12 April this year. Demandbase is hosting its 5th annual ABM Innovation Summit, and guess who’s going to be headlining this year? One of the greatest female tennis players of all time called one of the ‘100 Most Important Americans of the 20th Century’ by LIFE magazine - Billie Jean King, and The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi, that’s who! If that piece of news…

Interview with Michael King, Executive Recruiter, King Recruiting

"Marketers will need to have very strong analytical skills to be able decipher all the data that will be coming at them, and also they have to be able to combine that with a great imagination so they can be a truly modern marketer."Tell us about you got into the Recruiting business. Back in 1998 I ran into an old friend at a golf course that I hadn’t seen in years. I asked him what he was up to. He said that he was a recruiter. My response was, “for the Army and Navy?” I did not know anyone that was a recruiter. He told…

TechBytes with JJ Kardwell, CEO and Co-founder, EverString

JJ Kardwell CEO and Co-founder, EverString Data is the new digital currency. Many companies are struggling to clear their data streams and leverage the benefits that DMPs offer. We spoke to JJ Kardwell, CEO, and Co-founder of EverString to understand how marketers can address the issue of data and its uses.Tell us about your role at EverString, and the team and technology that you handle? I am the CEO and Co-founder of EverString, the leading marketing and sales intelligence software company. EverString helps B2B…

Sigstr Powers 52 Million Marketing Impressions Per Month, Grows Team by 87%

Sigstr Added Several Key Hires To Its Executive Team, Including CEO Bryan Wade, VP of Marketing Justin Keller, VP of Engineering Robert Harris and VP of Customer Success John Klein Sigstr, a SaaS platform for employee email signature marketing, is pleased to announce significant growth in 2017, more than doubling their existing customer base, adding notable new customers such as AT&T, SendGrid, LA Galaxy, Shaw Industries, Yext and more. The Sigstr platform also powered over 625 million marketing impressions throughout…

Year-Ender 2017: Top 7 B2B Marketing Philosophies

 The Year-Ender Series Features a Round Up Of  The Top 7 B2B Marketing Philosophies of 2017 From Leading Business and Marketing Leaders in the  Technology Ecosystem Fantastic, fantastic…and fantastic!!! 2017 has been that kind of year for B2B marketers where everything they conceived turned into gold—be it sharing ideas through content, CMO interviews, TechBytes with top Product and Technology officers, and of course, the high-octane marketing and advertising events that we covered across the globe. With barely few hours…

Interview with Shari Johnston, Senior Vice President Marketing, Radius

"Marketing and sales technology is only as good as the data it is running on." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a predictive marketing software company? Having been a former predictive customer at two other organizations, I understand how the right data and intelligence can align an organization around your ideal customer profile and make a world of difference at effectively scaling an organization. The ability to focus your marketing investments…

‘The Majority of Companies Will Get Growth Wrong’

Predictions 2018: AI and ML Will Bring CMOs Closer to Their Goals, According to The Panel at the Growth Marketing Conference  The role of the CMO is constantly evolving. According to a report by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and Deloitte entitled ‘The CMO shift to gaining business lift’ the role of the CMO now includes him or her functioning as a growth driver, change agent and customer experience advocate. Nearly 70 percent of more than 200 participants in the international study say there is a clear mandate…

Metrics That Every Growth Marketer Must Measure

The Way Companies’ Measure Growth Has Changed. Industry Veterans Share How to Gauge Evolving Growth Metrics Growth marketers love metrics! Customer acquisition, customer retention, customer win-backs; are all fit terms to be concerned about. However, the true test of whether your strategy is working will depend on what you want to achieve and the nature of your business. We spoke to thought leaders at the Growth Marketing Conference to understand what metrics they keep track of and which ones are no longer relevant.…

What Does It Take to Be a Growth Hacker?

Industry Experts at The Growth Marketing Conference Share Insights on How a Marketer Can Grow in His Business Whether you’re a startup looking to attract more funding, or an enterprise creating a platform for innovation, it’s all about growth. From Silicon Valley dorms to New York City boardrooms, digital marketing teams are quickly becoming growth marketing teams. With everyone looking to scale, and some already succeeding, what are the secrets to growth success? The Growth Marketing Conference that concluded on…

Interview with Sydney Sloan, CMO, Alfresco

"Speed and responsiveness are the new metrics of successful companies, combined with the ability to seamlessly access information and arm people with the information that will empower them. " On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to be part of an enterprise content services company? I’ve spent my entire career working for software companies that focus on building applications that foster collaboration, communication and the automation of business processes to better…

Interview with Shira Abel, CEO and Lead Strategist, Hunter & Bard

"Every significant piece of content should be repurposed in multiple ways to get the most bang for your buck. A good way of thinking about any large asset piece is to create a content waterfall." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. (What inspired you to be part of a technology innovation company?) I’m the Advising CMO at Folloze and also CEO of Hunter&Bard. I spend my time strategizing on the best ways to promote and grow awareness for Folloze in enterprise Account Based…