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Uplight Names Angela Tucci Chief Operating Officer

Senior Operational Leader brings 24 years experience to help new company scale to next level of growth Uplight, the leader in connected customer energy experiences, announces the appointment of Angela Tucci as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Effective immediately, Tucci will lead Uplight’s product, engineering, regulatory, sales, customer success and marketing squads. “Angela is the right person to help Uplight meet our ambitious vision of accelerating a cleaner energy future. To succeed in that…

SimpliField Announces $11 Million Series A Funding, New US Headquarters in NYC

Funding to Fuel Rapid US Expansion in Sales, Marketing and Product Teams At the kickoff of the 2020 NRF Conference, retail-performance platform provider SimpliField announced a $11 million Series A funding, led by U.S.-based growth equity investor Five Elms Capital. The company also announced today the opening of its new NYC-based U.S. headquarters in Soho. SimpliField founders Benjamin Zenou, Jonathan Attal and Georges Plancke, who recently announced a $11M funding round to fuel U.S. and…

Demonstrating Global Leading Strength with Technological Innovation, TCL Won Seven IDG Awards

Recently, CES 2020, known as the "The Indication of Technology Trends", opened in the United States. TCL joined with intelligent terminal product matrix and scientific and technological innovation achievements. It is worth mentioning that TCL 8K QLED TV X915 and TCL NXTVISION™'s innovative visual display technology won the "8K QLED TV Gold Award 2019-2020" and "Innovative Visual Display Technology Award of the Year" respectively issued by IDG, the world's leading technology media, data and marketing services company.…

Aarki Supports First-Price Auction Alongside Second-Price Auction

Aarki, a leading AI-enabled mobile marketing platform, announces that it now supports first-price auctions alongside second-price auctions. While much of web-based programmatic supply transitioned to first-price auctions over two years ago, 2019 was the year when mobile in-app inventory moved to first-price. Marketing Technology News: TiVo Unveils TiVo Stream 4K "As the mobile programmatic ecosystem transitions to first-price auctions, Aarki has developed bidding models to support both…

Cox Business to Deliver the Ultimate Connected Fan Experience at Allegiant Stadium

Raiders fans can expect best-in-class connectivity in the 2020 opening season Cox Business announced it will provide Allegiant Stadium, future home of the Raiders in Las Vegas, with the fastest optical internet service available, ensuring visitors and staff have the bandwidth they need to stay connected – on the field and in the stands. Allegiant Stadium will be fully covered by 1,700 managed Wi-Fi access points and underpinned by redundant 40-gigabit optical internet…

Michael Diestelberg Promoted to Vice President Product & Marketing at Mapp to Lead Global Marketing

Mapp, the insight-based customer engagement platform, has announced the promotion of Michael Diestelberg to Vice President Product & Marketing. Michael Diestelberg was promoted to Vice President of Webtrekk in 2018. Following the successful acquisition of Webtrekk by Mapp, he is now in charge of product development and the management of all marketing activities at an international level. Marketing Technology News: RingCentral Named a November 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Unified…

Genesys Survey Reveals the “Hold” Music That Transcends Borders

Around the globe, Classical music is top choice to soothe customer support frustrations Team Kate or Team Meghan, vinegar or tomato-based barbecue sauce, paying college athletes or not — there are plenty of things that divide us today. But what's something that opposing factions can agree on? Consumers around the globe concur that when it comes to waiting on hold for customer support, it's Classical tunes that are music to their ears. In fact, nearly 30% of those surveyed said if they could choose their own "hold"…

Manifest, the Current Content Marketing Agency of the Year, Adds David Brown as Executive Chairman

David Brown has joined Manifest as Executive Chairman, effective January 1.  Manifest was recently named the 2019 Content Marketing Agency of the Year by the Content Marketing Institute. In this new position, Brown will oversee all aspects of Manifest, with a focus on continuing growth throughout North America. "We couldn't be more excited to have David join our team," said Eric Goodstadt, Manifest's President. "Building on our success in the past few years, David's deep…

KLDiscovery, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Superior Document Services, Inc.

KLDiscovery, Inc. (“KLD”), a leading global provider of electronic discovery, information governance and data recovery services, announced its acquisition of Superior Document Services, Inc. (“SDS”), a Richmond, Virginia-based full-service eDiscovery and litigation support provider. SDS was founded in 1998 by Kriss Wilson and Renee Covington. It operates in the marketplace as “Superior” and “SDS Discovery.” SDS provides eDiscovery and litigation support services to Fortune 500 companies, law firms and government agencies…

AirVuz.com’s Top 10 Most Popular Countries Filmed by Drone in 2019

As drones become more portable, travelers have taken their flying cameras around the world to capture our stunning planet from an aerial perspective. But which countries were the most popular for drone pilots in 2019? AirVūz —an online community and media hosting site for drone pilots and aerial enthusiasts — compiled a list of the top-ranked countries for drone videos. The ranking is based on the location of all videos uploaded to drone media site AirVuz.com from Jan. 1 to…

Euroconsumers to Enhance Customer Experience With Vonage

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that Euroconsumers, a cluster of consumer organisations, via its Test-Achats subsidiary, has selected Vonage’s contact centre solution to better serve its customer-base by delivering exceptional experiences. Gathering five national consumer organisations and giving voice to more than 1.5 million people, Euroconsumers is a leading consumer cluster in terms of innovative information, personalised services and defence of consumers’ rights. The Euroconsumers…

Guavus Recognized by Frost & Sullivan for Driving Digital Transformation in Major Telecom Service Providers with Its AI-based Analytics…

Based on its recent analysis of the global smart data analytics solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Guavus (a Thales company)  with the 2019 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award. Guavus's artificial intelligence (AI)-based Big Data Analytics (BDA) and machine learning (ML) innovations address key business problems and opportunities in next-generation telecom network operations and customer experience management. Guavus With its AI/ML-based Reflex platform and…

Sprint Business Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Engaging Customers with its Smart Messaging Business Communication Solution

Smart Messaging Streamlines Communication for Frequently Asked Questions, Provides a Secure Ordering Mechanism, and Enables Integrations With Existing Back-End Systems Based on its recent analysis of the North American business communications solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Sprint Business with the 2019 North American New Product Innovation Award for Sprint® Smart Messaging -- a solution to help businesses communicate with their customers through an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered text messaging…

LeanData Named Top Contender for Marketing Tech Company of the Year in 2020 DMN Awards

Recognition Reflects Company’s Pioneering Role in Revenue Operations as “Game Changing” New Go-To-Market Paradigm for Accelerating Growth in B2B LeanData, the leading provider of Revenue Operations solutions, announced it was named one of the top two finalists for Marketing Tech Company of the Year in the category of Data Platform & Analytics in the 2020 DMN Awards. The company was shortlisted for the top spot this year in recognition of its role as a frontrunner in the emerging Revenue Operations market.…

New Acosta Report Breaks Down Blurred Line Between Online and Brick-and-Mortar Shopping

Online Grocery Pickup Accelerates Omnichannel Sales spotlights online grocery shopping trends, key demographics and implications to the marketing mix The line between online and brick-and-mortar shopping is becoming blurred, with grocery retailers making substantial investments in creating a seamless experience for shoppers. Online Grocery Pickup Accelerates Omnichannel Sales, a new report from Acosta — a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry — explores how the…

Nintex Introduces Process Templates to Help Organizations Expedite Automation

Practical and easy-to-use process templates accelerate the automation of departmental processes by leveraging process management and mapping, robotic process automation and workflow automation capabilities from Nintex Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, announced the availability of a new gallery of process templates to help organizations worldwide rapidly automate a broad range of business processes by leveraging the process mapping and management, robotic process automation, and…

New10 Partners with Vonage to Transform Contact Centre and Deliver a White Glove Customer Experience

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that New10 has selected its contact centre solution to better serve its customer-base by delivering exceptional experiences. Based in the Netherlands, New10 is a financial services company which helps entrepreneurs to finance their plans and ambitions for growth. Offering a fully digital lending process, New10 makes credit decisions within 15 minutes with clear conditions and insights of the applicant’s financial health. For New10, customer experience is…

MWWPR Proprietary Analytics Platform MPACT Finalist for Best Marketing Technology

Real-Time, Customizable Reporting Platform Advancing Measurement Solutions Recognized as Finalist for In2 SABRE Awards Firm Also Recognized for Top Influencer Program MWWPR, one of the top independent and integrated public relations agencies, has been recognized for its proprietary analytics platform, MPACT by The Holmes Report's Innovation (In2) SABRE awards as a best marketing technology. The In2 SABRE awards honor work that pushed boundaries and elevated industry standards in 2019, when the platform launched. MPACT…

The Performance Case for Real-Time Identity

When the next edition of any given Marketing textbook publishes, direct-to-consumer brands will have written the majority of the new pages. As marketers, we’re obsessed with these disruptive players and the seeming freshness and simplicity of their consumer connections. But the differences between DTC brands and today’s legacy players aren’t nearly as night-and-day as we pretend. In painting DTC brands as something entirely new and innovative, we’ve created false distinctions between the Marketing tools that define these…

Hui Wu-Curtis appointed as New President of World Connection

As part of World Connection's continued transformation and growth, Hugo Vignolo, CEO, announced that Hui Wu-Curtis has joined World Connection as our new President. Wu-Curtis will be responsible for World Connection's overall organizational strategy, driving growth and profitability by supporting the success of our clients. Wu-Curtis comes to World Connection from Arizona Public Service (APS), where she was the GM of Customer Operations and Strategy. Prior to APS, Wu-Curtis had…