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Interview with Greg Wester, CMO, Mobile Posse

"A better content experience would be one that greatly simplifies the process of finding and presenting content, rather than forcing the user to go search for it." Tell us about your role at Mobile Posse and the team/technology you handle. I’m the CMO at Mobile Posse; in this role, my team’s primary focus area is Content Marketing, and, in particular, thought leadership and original research on how people use their mobile phones. There’s a ton of research on what apps are used, but none on the actual phone experience…

TechBytes with Jon Buss, Managing Director, Yext

Jon Buss Managing Director at Yext Yext's research highlights Electronics (39%), Groceries (35%), Books (23%) and Fashion (22%) as the most promising retail sectors for voice search in the UK. We spoke to Jon Buss, Managing Director at Yext, to understand his predictions on the voice-led e-commerce experience for 2019.Tell us about your role at Yext and the team/technology you handle. We are witnessing an unprecedented change in consumer behavior with the rise of mobile and, now, voice-based technologies. Consumers…

FPX Appoints Richard Hearn as CEO

IBM and SapientRazorfish veteran with a strong track record of accelerating company growth and driving innovation will lead strategic direction for FPX FPX, a global leader in Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions for manufacturers, has hired Richard Hearn as CEO. Hearn will bring more than two decades of experience leading Fortune 500 enterprise technology and software companies to support the future growth of FPX. He will be responsible for defining the future direction for FPX, overseeing the development and execution…

Marketing Technology Bulletin Covering the Week Gone By

Top Picks from MarTech Series. Original MarTech Insights from the Week Gone By. Our staff writers compile a bulletin covering important news in the world of Marketing Technology. This bulletin is the best source of the major MarTech developments of last week. Hootsuite Completes A Decade Of Continuous Innovation and Customer Success Fast Fact: 3 Billion People Regularly Use Some Form of Social Media. Hootsuite Plays a Big Role in Social Media Management for B2B and B2C Marketing Teams, and Influencers Accenture…

Yext Fall ’18 Product Release Now Available for General Access

Features Now Live in the Fall '18 Release Include Yext's Integration with Snapchat, Intelligent Review Response, and Yext Analytics Integration with Tableau Yext, Inc. the leader in Digital Knowledge Management (DKM), announced that its Fall '18 Product Release is now live for Yext customers and partners. The Fall '18 Release includes Yext's integration with Snapchat, intelligent review response, and a new Yext integration with Tableau. "AI-powered services like search and voice assistants have altered the customer…

Fireside Chat with Matthew Biboud-Lubeck

Matthew Biboud-Lubeck talks about his idea of  "Customer Engagement Strategy" and how much of it could change in the next 5 years Know My Team Tell us about your role at Amperity. My mission at Amperity is to help our existing and future customers maximize the value they derive from partnering with us. This takes shape in a few ways — directly on customer engagements, product design and roadmap, partnerships and training. The joy of spending my day within a relatively young software company is I get to work with an…

Weave Raises $37.5M Series C Growth Round Led by Lead Edge Capital

Funding Will Allow Silicon Slopes-Based Company to Expand Their Customer Experience Management Platform Weave, a customer experience management (CXM) platform, announced it has completed a $37.5 million Series C funding round led by growth equity firm Lead Edge Capital, with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Catalyst Investors, Crosslink Capital and Pelion Venture Partners. With the new funding, Weave plans to accelerate its explosive growth in the marketplace and will double its…

TechBytes with Caroline Hugonenc, Global VP Research and Insights, Teads.tv

Caroline Hugonenc Global VP Research & Insights at Teads.tv Brands need to brief their creative and media agency together so that they factor in the device and the platform in their creative equation. We spoke to Caroline Hugonenc, Global VP Research & Insights, Teads.tv, to understand the winning recipe for any advertiser, when it comes to building a brand-customer connection.Tell us about your role at Teads and the team you handle. I joined Teads in 2013 and am currently Global VP Research & Insights. My…

Interview with Guy Yalif, Co-Founder, CEO and Board Director, Intellimize

"We think that in the next couple of years, we will start seeing a shakeout where companies that ‘threw on some AI to look shiny’ will run into issues delivering on their promises."Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to start Intellimize? I’m the Co-Founder and CEO of Intellimize. We’ve been putting AI in the hands of marketers for several years to better engage and convert website visitors and drive more revenue. We personalize mobile and desktop websites for each unique visitor…

Video Platform Connatix Partners with Wibbitz to Make Video More Accessible for Publishers

Connatix, the Next-Generation Video Platform for Publishers, Today Announced a New Partnership with Wibbitz to Increase the Selection of Quality Video Content Offered to Publishers in Connatix’s Content Marketplace Connatix, the next-generation video platform for publishers, announced a new partnership with Wibbitz to increase the selection of quality video content offered to publishers in Connatix’s Content Marketplace. Videos produced with Wibbitz’s automated creation platform will now be available to Connatix clients,…

AnyClip Launches LuminousX to Build Interactive Contextual Content

Luminousx Is First-Of-Its-Kind Solution Enables Publishers to Respond to Duopoly by Transforming Any Web Page into an Endless, Interactive Contextual Content Feed AnyClip has announced the launch of LuminousX™. LuminousX  is the first end-to-end contextual video content, engagement, and monetization solution. LuminousX enables publishers to face the large technology platforms by enriching any website with an interactive feed of endless ultra-premium and automatically-matched editorial content. AnyClip has established…

Gartner Predicts Digital Optimization Will Disrupt CRM Sales Technology

Tad Travis — part of the Gartner Blog Network — writes a comprehensive report on Sales Tech in CRM Digitalization or the process of digitizing everything that can be digitized is the new best friend of the current state of the enterprise. Moreover, technological evangelists are marching to optimize this already hyper technology. With this, Gartner predicts that several internal processes pertaining to businesses will vanish or integrate together and streamline. Gartner says that Sales Technology aspects for the CRM…

TechBytes with Amanda Myers, Director, Product Growth, Personify Corp

Amanda Myers Director, Product Growth at Personify Corp Online communities provide a tremendous advantage for organizations to bring their supporters, fans and followers together in a branded online destination. We spoke to Amanda Myers, Director of Product Growth at Personify Corp, to understand how they leverage the ‘Power of Community’ with Marketing Automation and Social Media tools.Tell us about your role at Personify and the team/technology you handle. I serve as Personify’s Director of Product Growth. As a…

SMG Amplifies Tech-Powered Insights to Help Brands Take Action on Customer and Employee Feedback

Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer experience, employee engagement and brand research partner to more than 500 brands, is now making it easier, faster and more interesting for customer experience (CX) pros to analyze and share insights. SMG takes a unique approach to customer feedback management (CFM), with a 50/50 focus on technology and services that combine to deliver actionable insights and drive business outcomes. SMG is boosting its product and technology offering with enhancements to the smg360® CFM…

Vector Sells Triton Digital to E.W. Scripps for $150 Million

Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, announced closing of the sale of Triton Digital, Inc. (“Triton”), a leading technology provider to the audio streaming and podcast industry, to The E.W. Scripps Company for $150 million. Based in Los Angeles, Triton provides audio publishers with measurement, streaming, ad serving and audience engagement solutions in over 40 countries. Triton’s diverse, blue chip customer base includes broadcast…

Interview with Will Margiloff, Founder and CEO, IgnitionOne

"Now more than ever, marketers must understand their customers’ true interests to enable effective personalized cross-channel messaging." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to start IgnitionOne? As one of the early pioneers in the internet marketing field, I’ve been fortunate to have worked with many trailblazers who have helped to revolutionize the digital marketing landscape, with first-of-their-kind digital advertising formats and technologies like Paid Placement, Interstitials,…

TechBytes with Darren Guarnaccia, Chief Product Officer, Crownpeak

Darren Guarnaccia Chief Product Officer at Crownpeak The main point of GDPR is customers should have ownership and sovereignty over their personal data. We spoke to Darren Guarnaccia, Chief Product Officer at Crownpeak, to understand how they plan to accurately deploy their technology in the era of GDPR.Tell us about your role at Crownpeak and the team/technology you handle. As Chief Product Officer, I’m responsible for Crownpeak’s product direction and overall strategy in the business. As a part of that, I work…

Why Your Business Needs to Pay Attention to Its Social Media Analytics, from Day One

Social media analytics are more important than most businesses realize. Whether you’re a recently launched startup, or an established company with over 1,000 employees, overlooking this important analytics can mean missing out on crucial insights into the success of your campaigns, and what your target audience is really interested in seeing. Data that comes from analyzing your content’s performance and reach is integral to knowing how to maintain customer engagement, and how to strategize to expand it further. Here are…

Dynamic Signal Strengthens Leadership Bench with Key Hires

Industry Veterans Join Dynamic Signal to Accelerate Growth and Support Increasing Market Demand for Employee Communication and Engagement Platforms Dynamic Signal, the leading Employee Communication and Engagement Platform, announced two additions to its leadership team. These new hires will support the company’s growth and generate broad awareness for its mobile-first technology platform that allows organizations to modernize, streamline, and measure employee and communication and engagement. Veteran marketing leader,…

InsideSales.com Unveils New AI Account Management Solution

Businesses Can Now Engage, Upsell, and Retain Customers to Triple Sales Pipeline Using InsideSales.com’s Industry Leading Platform InsideSales.com, the AI Sales Platform powered by Collective Intelligence, announced a new Account Management solution to help businesses grow by maximizing customer lifetime value. Businesses of every size can now use AI to unlock insights from customer data to stay one step ahead of customer needs, spot and react quickly to buying signals and grow pipeline. The solution enables account…