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Interview with Alberto Sutton, SVP, Marketing, Onvia

"In those days, programming AI meant predicting as many possible outputs and linking some response or action to each. Nowadays the paradigm has shifted to programming of neural networks, where the machine learns over time through the exposure to data, patterns and events." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us a little bit about your role at Onvia and how you got here? I joined Onvia as Senior Vice President of Marketing in February 2016. I was attracted by the company's unique position to resolve the friction in the…

TechBytes with Enriko Aryanto, Co-Founder, QuanticMind

Enriko Aryanto Co-Founder,  QuanticMind Last month, QuanticMind secured $20 million in Series B that was followed by the data platform for intelligent marketing announcing an AI-powered solution for Google shopping. To understand how the new machine learning-based solution integrates with the existing predictive advertising platform, we spoke to QuanticMind Chief Technology Officer, Enriko Aryanto.MTS: What are the key components of QuanticMind’s predictive advertising platform? Enriko Aryanto: QuanticMind’s key…

Interview with Gregg Johnson, CEO, Invoca

"Once marketers include offline data in their attribution they can get the full picture of how search is performing to better optimize their search marketing." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a MarTech company? In 2016, I joined Invoca as CEO. After working in product management for over nine years at Salesforce, a company that disrupted the enterprise software industry, I wanted the opportunity to join a smaller company and try to have a similar…

Adobe Unveils New Advanced Analytics Products for Faster, Better Customer Intelligence

New Capabilities Within Adobe Analytics Would Enable High-Growth Brands To Derive Meaningful Insights Faster, And With More Precision In its recent annual 2017 Digital Marketing Study, Adobe reported that most brands are taking significant strides towards digital maturity. Almost a quarter of these brands have actually self-reported themselves to be at the cusp of “advanced” maturity level. Taking a cue from the study’s findings, Adobe Analytics debuted a series of innovations which arm teams and workers with intelligence…

Breaking Down the Data Silo: How Social Media Data Has Crossed Department Lines to Provide Insight Throughout an Organization

Social media is more pervasive than ever and poised for further evolution. It has been reborn over the course of the past few years as a hyperfocused business tool– more targeted, simpler to use, and possibly more effective than before. Think about how social media use has transformed over the last couple of years: platforms are growing in size, the number of platforms has increased, and conversations have become more detailed and complex. Rather than being siloed to researching marketing messages and measuring the…

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…

TechBytes with Jeff Allen, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Adobe

Jeff Allen Senior Director, Product Marketing, Adobe Adobe Analytics is a guiding solution for enterprises to build their existing datasets into impeccable customer intelligence insights. With data, there is always the complexity of scale, relevance and ROI, attached. How should enterprises juggle between multi-channel data streams for insights and actions into customer behavior and experience? The firepower behind the customer intelligence used by two-thirds of the Fortune 100, Adobe Analytics empowers modern CMOs in…

Lattice Enhances Data Capabilities for AI-based Segmentation Engine

Improves Omni-Channel Campaign Performance by 3x Lattice Engines, a leading provider of revenue acceleration solutions, announced a significant new version of its AI-based segmentation platform that has enhanced data and operationalization capabilities. Lattice's predictive platform now has 3000+ intent surge intensity ratings that predicts how far into the buying cycle your prospects are, and ability to create hyper-targeted digital audiences on 200+ ad-serving platform, including Facebook, to reach those prospects.…

TechBytes with Andrew Toner, CTO, Amplero

Andrew Toner CTO, Amplero Marketers are beginning to amplify their efforts around building optimized customer lifetime value (CLV). What was humanly impossible for marketers to achieve for the most part of the decade is now within their grasp, thanks to the proliferation of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We chatted with Andrew Toner, Chief Technology Officer at Amplero, to know how marketers could derive better ROI from their data and analytics if they are AI-enabled and not AI-driven.MTS: Why do marketers feel that they…

Lionbridge Showcases Innovation and Thought Leadership at TAUS Annual Conference 2017

Offers Insight On Business Translation, Artificial Intelligence, Social Listening, Measurement And More; Hosts Contest Celebrating Innovation In The Language Industry Lionbridge Technologies, Inc, the world's most trusted global digital communications company, announced several of its company innovators will lead discussions and thought leadership sessions at the TAUS Annual Conference in San Jose, California. The TAUS Annual Conference unites industry insiders and newcomers to discuss the translation…

Global Advertising & Marketing Revenues Up 3.9% to 1.2T in 2017: PQ Media Report

Fueled by strong growth in smart technology marketing, videogame advertising and mobile coupons, as well as influencer marketing, content marketing and product placement According to PQ Media's new Global Advertising & Marketing Revenue Forecast 2017-21, global advertising & marketing revenues are expected to increase 3.9% to $1.225 trillion in 2017. Growth decelerated this year due to the absence of major political and sporting events, offset by strong growth in various digital & alternative media channels.…

Marchex Announces Accuracy Enhancements to Best-in-Class Conversation Analytics

Improves Components Of Speech Analytics Accuracy By Nearly 15%, Providing Actionable Insights From Phone Conversations Between Consumers And Brands Marchex, a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, today announced new enhancements to its industry leading Marchex Speech Analytics solution, including updates to their Call DNA® user interface, which now accepts user input on Artificial Intelligence (AI) predicted outcomes. The direct in-app feedback from customers will…

Sharethrough’s New Integration with Adobe Advertising Cloud to Help Businesses to Leverage High-Impact Native Ad Formats

Adobe Advertising Cloud Clients Will Be Able To Access High-Impact Native Video And Display Ad Placements Across Sharethrough's Premium Publisher Network The leading native supply side platform, Sharethrough, has announced a new integration with Adobe Advertising Cloud. The integration will allow the more than 1,000 leading global marketers that use Adobe Advertising Cloud Demand-Side Platform (DSP), to access massive audiences with in-feed native video and display placements across more than 1,200 sites and apps on the…

Interview with Kristen Logan Alexander, Chief Marketing Officer, Certain

"Growth will be driven by data collection, pattern matching and then enabling marketers to take real-time action to create more engaging and relevant experiences." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role and how you got here? I run marketing and product at Certain and I joined because I was excited about marketing to marketers and because Certain is solving a problem that I’ve experienced. I’m completely empathetic to the challenge marketers have navigating through and making sense of the endless technology…

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 …

Collective Becomes Visto as Part of Rebranding Strategy to Bring Greater Control into Programmatic Ecosystem

The New Name Highlights The Company’s Focus On Developing Software And Services That Bring Greater Transparency And Control To The Programmatic Ecosystem The leading advertising technology provider, Collective is now Visto. The company announced its new branding as Visto as part of their strategy to move closer and grow the company’s flagship Visto™ Enterprise Advertising Hub. Visto Hub was launched earlier this year. The new Visto name, accompanying logo, tagline and brand design reflect the company’s technology-driven…

Segment Survey Finds Consumers Willing to Spend More on Personalized Shopping Experience

According to The 2017 State of Personalization Report, a new report published today by customer data platform Segment, consumers expect highly personalized shopping experiences from retailers and are willing to spend more money when brands deliver targeted recommendations. Peter Reinhardt, CEO and co-founder at Segment, said, “Shoppers expect brands to remember who they are, whether they’re on a digital channel or in store. However, very few companies can actually deliver on these tailored experiences. This is a profound…

Cognizant to Acquire Netcentric to Expand Deeper into European Market and Grow Adobe Experience Cloud Expertise

Cognizant Will Leverage Netcenric’s Industry-Valued Credibility In Bridging The Gap Between Marketing And Technology And Maximize Digital Marketing Performance The leading business and technology services provider, Cognizant, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Netcentric. Netcentic is a leading provider of digital experience and marketing solutions for some of the world's most recognised brands, and a leading independent Adobe partner in Europe. With this acquisition, Cognizant will leverage…

MediaRadar Launches Innovative Prospecting & Advertising Intelligence Platform for Agencies

Debuts Its First-Ever Solution For Agencies, Giving Them What They Need To Win Business From New Prospects And Grow Opportunities With Existing Clients MediaRadar, the leading advertising intelligence company, announced a brand-new platform to support new business development within advertising and media-buying agencies. MediaRadar has traditionally been used by media companies and adtech businesses such as The Wall Street Journal, Time Inc, Business Insider, Madison Logic, and Nativo. This is the first offering from the…

NetElixir Increases Team at Princeton Headquarters, Projects Fast-Paced Growth Throughout 2018

Company Also Expands To Midwest With New Center Of Digital Excellence Retail search marketing company NetElixir is increasing the size of its team at its headquarters in Princeton, NJ. Over the past year, the team has grown by about 50 percent and the company projects to double over the next 18 months. NetElixir provides digital marketing services to small and large retailers. The company has experienced its increased rate of growth due to its sharp focus on the retail industry and introducing digital marketing…