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MarTech Interview with Alex Fly, Founder and CEO at Quickpath

"Machine Learning excels at taking all rich signals, detecting patterns within them, and providing algorithms to optimize outcomes to the desired target." Could you tell us about your journey through technology? What made you found Quickpath? I’ve been working in AI for the past 20 years, and prior to starting Quickpath, my co-founder, Trent McDaniel, and I worked in a consulting capacity. We realized that many businesses faced similar challenges when implementing Machine Learning projects, so we wanted to create software…

TechBytes with Chris Ricciuti, VP of Product, Financial Services at Veritone

How would you best describe your journey through technology? My journey through technology is based on diverse experiences. I got my start in technology shortly after electronic trading began to permeate the financial services industry, focusing first on helping to create the plumbing that connects trading floors to exchanges and ultimately working on algorithmic trading systems in their early days. Eventually, I caught the startup bug and launched a company that built regulatory compliance software for financial…

4 Factors That Are Defining the Future of Customer Experience

From the first availability of e-commerce through its ubiquity, Customer Experience (CX) has been the determinant factor of online retail success. Amazon understood this as far back as 1997 when it invented the “Buy Now” button for frictionless, one-click online purchases. More recently, Best Buy implemented a customer-first experience by following its successful Total Tech Support program with a new home health initiative, providing accessible mobile products and connected devices to aging consumers. By increasing access to…

ForgeRock Appoints Maria Walker to Board of Directors

ForgeRock, the leading provider in digital identity, announced the appointment of Maria Walker, CPA, to the company’s Board of Directors. As a former senior partner at KPMG and co-founder and CEO of Recuerdo Therapeutics, Walker joins the ForgeRock Board to chair the audit committee. Marketing Technology News: Retail Business Services Debuts Frictionless Store “Maria’s deep financial expertise and successful track record of guiding fast-growing technology startups will be invaluable in helping ForgeRock further strengthen…

TechBytes with Mayank Mishra, Head of Engineering at Contentstack

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Contentstack? I am the VP of Engineering at Contentstack and lead our Engineering organization in India, which includes Product Innovation and Development, Project Management, Cloud Operations, Service Reliability, Security, QA, and docs. Our team is the innovation engine at Contentstack and uses some of the most cutting edge technologies to make Contentstack the most powerful, most trustworthy and most cherished platform for our customers. What is…

Virtual Digital Assistant Use Cases Expand in the Enterprise Sector, Driving Software Revenue to $8.9 Billion in 2025, According to Tractica

Customer Service, E-Commerce, Business Applications, and Healthcare are Identified as Growth Areas for Virtual Digital Assistants Significant advances in combining natural language processing (NLP) with other forms of artificial intelligence (AI), primarily machine learning and deep learning, are making enterprise virtual digital assistants (VDAs) more intelligent and useful. Over the next 3 to 5 years, natural language AI will continue to improve and sentiment and emotion recognition AI will evolve. According to a new…

Ping Identity Highlights the Addition of Board Members

Addition of Lisa Hook and Yancey Spruill Brings Decades of Public Company Executive Experience Ping Identity, a pioneer in Intelligent Identity solutions, highlights the appointments of Yancey Spruill and Lisa Hook to its board of directors prior to its recent initial public offering. “Their executive and board experience in both private and public sectors makes them valuable contributors to our growth and success.” Yancey Spruill is an experienced executive in the technology sector, and currently serves as the chief…

sparks & honey Explores How Precision Data Will Disrupt Business & Culture in New Report: Precision Consumer 2030

Created in Partnership with the World Economic Forum, The Report Offers Business Critical Considerations for Today’s C-Suite, Investigating the Tensions Between Science and Consumer Demand In its latest report, sparks & honey, Omnicom’s pioneering cultural consultancy, is diving into another transformative area of culture that is on track to disrupt nearly every industry over the next decade: precision data. Launched today, Precision Consumer 2030 explores the many ways in which precision technologies and data - and the…

Retail Business Services Debuts Frictionless Store

Technology Enables Shoppers to Quickly Scan, Shop & Go Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has announced new frictionless store technology, piloted under the name lunchbox, which enables individuals to shop a small format store in seconds by scanning in, shopping and walking out. The technology is currently being tested in Retail Business Services’ Quincy, Mass. office. Retail Business Services partnered with UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company, to develop…

TechBytes with Barbie Koelker, VP Marketing at DISQO

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at DISQO? I lead the Brand Marketing efforts for DISQO, a rapidly growing consumer-first insights platform that is moving market research forward. While DISQO helps marketers and researchers-tune in and listen to audience opinions and behaviors, I serve as a microphone: defining our voice, crafting our story, and otherwise driving discovery by shining a spotlight on the amazing solutions we offer — and the people who make it possible. As I would…

Toppan and D-ID Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Partnership to Exceed Sales of $9 Million over Two Years and Bring Advanced Identity Protection with Facial DE-Identification Technologies to Japanese Market  D-ID, a leader in identity privacy protection software, announced a strategic partnership with Toppan Printing (Toppan), a global printing company and innovator in security solutions, to provide D-ID's technology to customers across Japan and Asia. With this partnership, the companies expect to exceed sales of over one billion yen (US$9.1 million) within two…

MarTech Interview with Harry Glaser, CMO at Sisense

"AI may never live up to the extreme hype, it will fundamentally change how people interact with the world." Could you tell us about your role and journey into technology? I lead Marketing at Sisense, and it has been an interesting journey to get here. I didn’t grow up in Marketing, instead, I started as a Programmer and was one of those kids that took apart VCR’s and put them back together for fun. When I was about to graduate from the University of Rochester in New York, I had three offers on the table: one at a…

New Salesforce E-Signature Solution Maximizes Security, Speed, and Cost

S-Docs, Inc. Releases a New Salesforce Electronic Signature Solution, S-Sign, to Complement Its Popular Document Generation App S-Docs, the leading Salesforce document generation app, announced the launch of S-Sign, a new e-signature solution built entirely on the Salesforce Platform. Built to maximize electronic signing speed, security, and cost savings for Salesforce users, it is available today to S-Docs Unlimited Edition Customers. S-Docs is the leading document generator for hundreds of enterprises such as…

Comscore Wins “Best Compliance and Ethics Program” at the 2019 Corporate Governance Awards

Award Recognizes Comscore's Outstanding Achievements in Governance, Risk and Compliance Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced that it has been honored with the "Best Compliance and Ethics Program (Small to Mid-Cap)" award by the online publication Corporate Secretary. The award, which was presented on Nov. 21 at the 12th Corporate Governance Awards black tie gala in New York City, recognizes Comscore's outstanding achievements in the governance, risk and…

UM Named Agency of Record for Armor All

Energizer Expands Media Duties with UM Across North America UM, the global marketing and media agency network of IPG Mediabrands, announced it has been named media Agency of Record in the US for Armor All, the nation's #1 brand for automotive appearance products within Energizer Holdings' growing portfolio of brands. UM was awarded Energizer's North America media planning and buying duties in February 2019 following a review. In addition to Armor All, Energizer has also appointed media duties to UM for its battery and…

Aon to Acquire Coverwallet, the Leading Digital Insurance Platform for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Aon will accelerate growth of CoverWallet's core offerings and apply underlying technology to broader digital client experience platform Aon plc, a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CoverWallet, the leading digital insurance platform for small and medium-sized businesses. The acquisition provides Aon with additional access to the fast-growing, $200+ billion premium digital…

Mediavine Presented with Two Awards at Google Certified Publishing Partner Summit 2019

The ad management company was the co-recipient of Google's 2019 Customer Satisfaction and Highest Health Score Awards, demonstrating outstanding customer service and overall performance Mediavine, a full-service ad management company that builds sustainable businesses for content creators, was last week presented with two awards at the Google Certified Publishing Partners Summit, making it the winningest company of all Google Certified Publishing Partners (GCPPs). The Google Certified Publishing Partners Summit welcomes…

Top 5 Best Android App Development Companies in Dubai

The fast-growing market for Android applications is a clear testimony to the compelling benefits and scalability of Android apps, which are helping businesses in a variety of ways to transform their efforts into higher Sales and improved ROI. Nowadays, irrespective of size, industry, or service, mobile apps, especially reliable and easy-to-use android apps, are increasingly becoming an integral part of every business that seeks to deliver a seamless customer experience. The upward trajectory of demand for Android apps is…

TechBytes with Mimi Rosenheim, Sr. Director of Digital Marketing at Demandbase

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at your company? I’m the Senior Director of Digital Marketing and Brand at Demandbase. Not only am I responsible for driving the top-of-funnel Marketing, but I’m also an Account-Based Marketing (ABM) evangelist. As a marketer at a company that offers the leading ABM platform, I am always pushing myself to innovate using our own technology to drive the business and help our customers do the same. How do you see ABM evolving with the maturity of Customer…

New Data from The Manifest Says Most People Don’t Actually Care About Instagram Removing “Like” Counts

Instagram Announced That It Will Start Hiding like Counts for US Users. Celebrities and Influencers Have Spoken out About the Decision, Expressing Discontent or Approval. Most People, However, Don't Really Care About the Platform's Decision Most people don't care if Instagram users can see likes, suggests a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. Media coverage so far highlights opinions from those in the spotlight, but what about the average user? A survey of 502 Americans found that more…