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Optimizely Named a Leader in Agile Content Management Systems

Analyst Report States: "Optimizely leads with strong developer and practitioner tools boosted by acquisitions" Today, leading provider of digital experience platform solutions, Optimizely (formerly Episerver), announced that it was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Agile Content Management Systems (CMSes), Q1 2021. The platform received the highest possible scores in the content hub, content services, and supporting products criteria. The Forrester report noted Optimizely as "a good fit for midmarket and…

Twitter’s Katie Ford Joins Fyllo as Chief Operating Officer

Katie Ford, one of the most influential leaders in media and technology, has joined Fyllo's leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. Ford was previously at Twitter where she served for the past two years as Head of Global Brands. Ford is one of the biggest names in digital media, with a career built at Fortune 100 media & technology companies at the intersection of data, marketing, and creativity. She spent two plus decades at Publicis Media, rising to the rank of President where she was the Executive lead on…

Atos Grows Its Salesforce Capabilities and Completes the Acquisition of Profit4sf

Atos announced that it has completed the acquisition of Profit4SF, a Dutch-based technology and management consulting company specializing in Salesforce enterprise implementations for its customers across the Netherlands. With this transaction, Atos re-affirms its ambitions to grow its expertise on Salesforce technologies across the globe, following the acquisitions of Eagle Creek and Edifixio in 2020. Marketing Technology News: Consumers Call Berocca to the Door in an ‘Actionable Audio Ad’ First On an operational level,…

Freshworks Crosses $300 Million in ARR and Closes 2020 with Over 40% Year Over Year ARR Growth

Freshworks, Inc., the intelligent customer engagement software company, announced it surpassed $300M in ARR, growing the business by 40% year over year through unprecedented economic times. Freshworks' record year featured new product offerings, strategic acquisitions to accelerate AI and an expanded executive team to fuel its next phase of growth: the march towards the billion-dollar revenue milestone. "Like everyone, our 2020 plan went out the window when the pandemic hit, but our hard-working team persevered," said …

Shift Launches Third Acquisitions Market in Texas

Leading used car ecommerce platform Shift has announced the launch of its third consumer car-selling service in Texas with the addition of Fort Worth. After launching select vehicle acquisitions in the central-southwestern markets of Austin and San Antonio in the last couple of weeks, Shift is now launched in a new region, bringing its seller service to the northern-eastern corner of the state. Marketing Technology News: Intuiface-Sightcorp Partnership Brings No Code Audience Analytics to Digital Signage "Fort Worth is…

Perch Announces $123.5 Million in New Financing to Acquire Top Performing Amazon Marketplace Products and Companies

Company sees growing opportunity in Amazon Marketplace products and companies; raises capital to accelerate its rate of acquisitions and expand its platform Perch, a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates top Amazon Marketplace businesses with winning products in their respective categories, announced that it has closed $123.5M in new financing. This brings the Company's total funding to date to over $130 Million. The round was led by Spark Capital and includes past investor Tectonic Ventures, with…

Merkle Strengthens Leadership Team Through Two Key Global Promotions

Michael Komasinski Named President, Merkle Americas; Margaret Wagner Named President, Merkle Emea Merkle, a leading technology- enabled, data-driven customer experience management (CXM) company, is strengthening its leadership team through two key promotions in the Americas and EMEA. Michael Komasinski is moving up into the dual role of president, Merkle Americas and leader of the dentsu CXM LoB in the Americas. Margaret Wagner is being promoted to the dual role of president, Merkle EMEA and leader of the dentsu CXM LoB in…

Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Programs Software Vendors – By 360Quadrants

Affiliate Marketing Program Software facilitates the process by which an associate receives a commission for marketing another person's or company's products. The program software is used to enhance sales and create significant online revenue. It is beneficial to both brands, as well as affiliate marketers.This program software also helps in managing payments amongst merchants and affiliates, enabling both the parties to focus on the particulars of their arrangement. 360Quadrants, the most granular comparison platform,…

Europe’s Urgent Need for Improved Business Continuity Creates an Unprecedented Opportunity for the UCaaS Market

The market is projected to witness double-digit growth rates with more countries and customer segments adopting mobile UCaaS, says Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Growth Opportunities in the European Hosted IP Telephony and UCaaS Market, Forecast to 2026, finds that the European hosted Internet Protocol (IP) telephony and Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market will experience slower-than-anticipated growth in terms of both users and revenue in 2020 and 2021 due to churn in the…

Altaïr Group to Deploy Infor M3 for International Growth

French chemical group to modernise IT infrastructure, centralize information and facilitate exchanges with subsidiaries to support continued global growth  Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced that Altaïr Group, a French chemical group composed of six leading companies in the field of cleaning products, fabric softeners, insecticides and repair pastes and putties, has decided to deploy Infor M3. The enterprise resource planning (ERP) application, which is specifically…

Acquia Appoints New Leadership Team Members

Digital Experience Leader Adds New Head of Engineering, Chief Information Security Officer, and SVP of Product Marketing to Further Platform Innovation Digital experience company Acquia today announced the appointment of three longtime technology professionals to executive roles leading engineering, information security and product marketing. Former Continuum executive John Mandel comes to Acquia as the Head of Engineering; prior Pega (formerly PegaSystems) executive Robert Former assumes the role of Chief Information…

Accenture Named as a Leader in New Green Quadrant Report for Operational Excellence Digital Services by Independent Analyst Firm

Accenture has been positioned as a leader in the inaugural Verdantix 2020 Green Quadrant for Operational Excellence Digital Services report. The Verdantix Green Quadrant assessed the capabilities of the 12 most prominent vendors in the market on their ability to meet customer demands for operational excellence digital services. That is defined as consulting engagements that blend knowledge of industrial processes with digital technologies, to deliver improvements in operational excellence strategies across asset…

Genpact Named a Leader in Business Process Outsourcing for AML and KYC by IDC MarketScape Report

Report cites Genpact Cora, strategic acquisitions, and domain expertise in driving transformation for clients Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, today announced that it has been named as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Process Outsourcing for AML and KYC 2019 Vendor Assessment*. "Genpact leverages its digital business platform, Genpact Cora to create optimal business process designs for its clients," said Steven D'Alfonso, Research Director,…

Following Record Growth Year, TripleLift Adds Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Julia Shullman joins from AppNexus as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer Jordan Bitterman joins from IBM as Chief Marketing Officer TripleLift, one of the fastest-growing ad tech companies in the world, announced the hire of Julia Shullman as General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, and Jordan Bitterman as Chief Marketing Officer. Both roles were created in response to a record growth year in 2019 when the company achieved ad spend of $300 million (USD) and hired more than 150 new employees. TripleLift’s…

Suitebriar Achieves the Work Transformation Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program

The Company Demonstrates Vast Experience and Proven Customer Success in Deploying G Suite to SMB Clients Suitebriar, a Google Cloud Premier Partner and leading G Suite deployment company, has earned the Work Transformation Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program. In achieving this partner specialization, Suitebriar has proven its expertise and commitment to the successful deployment of G Suite to SMB organizations, which includes providing services across all the project workstreams -…

ScanSource Announces Intelisys Executive Leadership Additions

Intelisys’ Success Spurs Investment in Channel Expansion ScanSource, Inc., a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, announced additional steps it has taken to further invest in the Intelisys business. New executive leadership appointments allow for the accelerated integration of the business and the expansion of resources to drive continued growth. In support of this, Mark Morgan has been appointed President, and Paul Constantine has been named Executive Vice President of Supplier Services. Mike…

Contentsquare, Worldwide Leader Of Digital Experience Analytics, Grew 200% In 2019

Continues Global Momentum, Named 2020 BIG Innovation Winner After raising $120 million since 2017, and following the acquisitions of Clicktale and Pricing Assistant, digital experience analytics leader Contentsquare announced record results for the full year 2019. For its vision and accomplishments, the company has been named a 2020 BIG Innovation Award winner by the Business Intelligence Group. "The digital experience analytics industry is growing at a rapid pace and Contentsquare is leading the way. Our company had…

UiPath Promotes Mandy Sebel to Chief People Officer

The leading robotic process automation (RPA) software company, UiPath, announced that Mandy Sebel has been promoted to Chief People Officer (CPO), effective January 31, 2020, reporting to CEO Daniel Dines. Sebel, who brings more than 20 years of experience leading high performance human resources (HR) organizations, currently serves as UiPath’s senior vice president of people for the Americas. Marius Istrate, previously CPO for UiPath, will be leaving the company to pursue new opportunities as an entrepreneur and advisor in…

Business Leaders Continue to Target M&A Opportunities Amid Global Uncertainty

M&A Drumbeat Continues as More Than Half of Global Companies Plan to Acquire in the Next 12 Months Business leaders are continuing to reshape their company portfolios despite a challenging geopolitical environment, with 52% of global corporates planning to pursue acquisitions in the next year, according to the 21st EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB). The search for technology and talent is driving deals: two-thirds (66%) of respondents plan to allocate more than 25% of their total investment capital to…

Accenture Interactive Announces Intent to Acquire French Data Marketing Firm Sutter Mills

Expanding Its Capabilities in Data-Driven Marketing Strategy, Adtech and Martech Would Strengthen Accenture Interactive’s Ability to Help Brands Deliver Hyper-Relevant Experiences at Scale Accenture has agreed to acquire Sutter Mills, a French firm that specializes in developing and executing data-driven marketing strategies for clients. The acquisition requires prior consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.…