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Brandzooka Raises $5.6 Million In Series A Funding And Appoints New CEO

Brandzooka, the leading self-service programmatic platform democratizing the digital advertising landscape for brands and agencies, has closed $5.6 million in Series A funding, bringing its total funding to date to $10.1 million. Founded in 2015 by a group including Alex Bogusky and Kelly Dotseth, who has now stepped into the CEO role, Brandzooka is disrupting the media landscape by making it possible for companies and agencies of any size to place targeted ads on primetime TV and premium digital properties worldwide for…

Alteryx Announces Mark Anderson to Succeed Dean Stoecker as CEO

Alteryx, Inc., a leader in analytic process automation (APA), announced that Mark Anderson, a current member of Alteryx's Board of Directors, has been appointed to succeed Dean Stoecker, Alteryx's Co-founder, Chairman, and current Chief Executive Officer, as Alteryx's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Anderson is a seasoned executive with a proven track record guiding enterprise technology organizations as they grow and scale, including as President of Palo Alto Networks. The Company also announced that Mr. Stoecker has been…

Revcontent Sees 1,100% Increase in Profitability, Bolsters Client Roster and Product Offerings Under New Leadership

Revcontent, a leading content marketing, and discovery platform, announced strong revenue growth and new premium publisher clients including Barstool Sports, Patch.com, Heavy.com, McClatchy, Nexstar Digital, and Salon. Despite the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, Revcontent has continued to gain traction as it delivers new revenue and growth opportunities to digital publishers around the world. The company recently appointed Richard Marques as chief executive officer. Marques has helped lead the…

CSG Names Brian Shepherd President & CEO; Bret Griess Steps Down

CSG announced that Bret Griess, president, and chief executive officer of the company has shared his plans to step down at the end of the year, following nearly 25 years of service with the company. Brian Shepherd, executive vice president, and group president has been selected to succeed Griess as president and chief executive officer of the company, effective January 1, 2021. In addition, Shepherd will be appointed to the Board on the same date "On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Bret for his significant…

Tacton Appoints Bo Gyldenvang as CEO

Tacton, a global leader in Smart Commerce solutions for manufacturers, announced the appointment of Bo Gyldenvang as CEO. Gyldenvang joins Tacton with extensive software and services experience and was most recently COO at Software AG Americas, leading enterprise integration and IoT software platform globally. Prior to this, he held management positions at software companies such as BMC Software and HP Software. Gyldenvang will bring deep global enterprise software experience to the existing Tacton leadership guiding the…

InsightSquared Names Todd Abbott CEO

InsightSquared, a leading provider of revenue intelligence solutions, announced it has appointed Todd Abbott as chief executive officer. Fred Shilmover has transitioned to the role of President and will continue to serve as Chairman of the company's Board of Directors. Abbott brings a wealth of experience in sales, marketing, and operational excellence to the role. He joined InsightSquared in December of last year following leadership executive roles with Cisco, Avaya, and, most recently, Mitel. His experience scaling…

TeamSupport Names Technology Industry Veteran Pete Khanna as CEO

TeamSupport, LLC announces the appointment of technology industry veteran Pete Khanna as its new CEO effective immediately. TeamSupport is a fast-growing, award-winning B2B customer support software solution provider headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Co-founder and former CEO Robert C. Johnson will assume a pivotal role on the company's board of directors. Khanna is a proven business leader with more than 20 years of experience in senior executive roles at competitive, software, and technology companies specializing in…

Breaking News: Salesforce India Gets a CEO; A Well-known Banking Veteran

Salesforce has tapped Arundhati Bhattacharya as its new CEO to lead operations in India. Arundhati will join Salesforce India as its new India Chairman and CEO. A retired banker with tons of experience in mitigating high-risk portfolios, Arundhati Bhattacharya led The State Bank of India through the demonetization phase in India. In a career as a banker that spanned over 40 years, the new Salesforce India CEO will leverage her recent experiences with Fintech and Digital Transformations for various diverse industries that…

MarTech Interview with Ralph Pahlmeyer, CEO, Vestorly

"Despite the challenge to engage, customers want to hear from businesses, and those that communicate in a consistent, authentic way are winning." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to start Vestorly? In 2010, I was working in financial services at J.P. Morgan and my future business partner had recently left Fisher Investments. In the swirl following the financial crisis, one of the fastest growing sectors in financial services was the surge in new RIAs as brokers were parting…

MarTech Interview with David Atchison, CEO, New Engen

"There has been an increase of insourcing activity, organizations are taking the bulk of their marketing in-house. Organizations are starting to want more control over marketing activity." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start New Engen? I have been on the brand side for most of my career, focusing on digital marketing and Martech activities for 13 years. Over the years it was disappointing to see that as you scale marketing, efficiency declines as a direct result. There are two…

MarTech Interview with Apu Gupta, CEO, Curalate

"Social is evolving from being primarily about awareness and engagement to increasingly being about commerce as well." Tell us about your role and journey into Social Media Marketing/Social Commerce. What made you co-found Curalate? I’m the CEO of Curalate. At Curalate, we’re making it dead simple to turn any image or video into a storefront. In the process, we’re helping brands and retailers generate hundreds of millions of dollars of e-commerce revenue using visual content from social channels. Essentially, if you invest…

Why You Should Keep an Eye on Marketing Reporting Platforms in 2019

TapClicks CEO and Co-Founder Speaks at Length About the Company's Latest Funding Round, Product Roadmap for the Future and the Use of AI And Machine Learning in Marketing Reporting Platform Data visualization and marketing reporting tools go hand-in-hand. Every marketer wants to look at data and toll up every campaign information in a single dashboard. Customized marketing reporting powered by data science and AI/ML helps create impactful reports and save a huge amount of time, money and effort. Backed by a recent $10…

Interview with Barbara Bates, CEO, Hotwire

"As a business leader who fully embraces technology advancements such as AI, I can't forget about the human element that is vital to keep the business of public relations and integrated communication alive."Tell us about your journey into PR tech. What galvanized you to join Hotwire as a CEO? I founded Eastwick Communications in Silicon Valley more than 27 years ago, and in 2016 it was acquired by Hotwire. I was initially appointed as the CEO of North America, but I became Global CEO shortly thereafter. I was intrigued by…

Yotpo Acquires Swell Rewards To Connect Reviews, Loyalty And ROI with AI-Powered Content

Yotpo to Offer the First Consolidated, AI-Driven Solution for User-Generated Marketing, Visual Marketing, Referrals, Loyalty, and Customer Data/Insights In the era of fierce M&As in martech landscape, customer is the winner. Leading martech company for content, Yotpo, has scooped its first acquisition: Swell Rewards. Swell Records is a Boston-based provider of premium incentive marketing solutions for e-commerce and omnichannel brands. The move expands Yotpo’s suite of commerce marketing technology solutions preferred…

Infusionsoft CEO Makes a Surgical Dissection of CRM for SBs

Most CRM Platforms Are Built for Seasoned Marketers or Full-Scale Teams and Are Overly Complicated for the Average Small Business Owner, Says Infusionsoft CEO Clate Mask The growing demand for better customer insights and personalization has forced most businesses to look for and invest in automation tools that orchestrate a harmonious collaboration between marketing and sales efforts. Infusionsoft has steadily grown as one of the leading martech companies to successfully help businesses, especially SBs, find their 'sweet…

Interview with Gil Allouche, CEO, Metadata.io

"Machine Learning can vastly reduce the time and effort required to test, extract knowledge, grow and improve your pipeline."Tell us about your role and how you got here? What inspired you to launch an account-based targeting platform? I’m a software engineer turned data-driven growth marketer, I founded Metadata.io to make demand generation easy for non-technical marketers. What do you mean by the AI Operator for Demand Gen? How does it deliver qualified leads into the sales funnel? Metadata’s AI Operator is…

Varick Appoints Paul Dolan as Chief Executive Officer

Paul Dolan Joins Varick to Drive Company Vision Ahead of 10-Year Anniversary Varick, an audience-centric digital marketing company, announced that it has welcomed Paul Dolan as its first ever Chief Executive Officer. Paul brings over twenty years of industry leadership experience to Varick, with a track record of building and leading technology-enabled, data-driven media businesses. As Chief Executive Officer, Paul will oversee the corporate strategy, technology roadmap and employee development at Varick, while also…

Interview with Jon Clarke, CEO, Cyance

"B2B marketing needs to close the gap with B2C Marketing. This is happening right now and will accelerate over the next few years." Tell us a little bit about your role at Cyance? My role has changed dramatically over the past few years. I started out as the Managing Director of Cyance when we were a B2B Agency.  I saw that buying behaviors were changing, forcing a need for change in the way B2B brands and agencies think about Marketing and Sales. I became an inventor of what ultimately turned into our platform,…

Amplero Names Jamie Miller as New CEO

New CEO to Expand Amplero’s Vision to Humanize the Consumer-Brand Relationship Award-winning AI-marketing startup Amplero, has now officially announced the joining of Jamie Miller as the new Chief Executive Officer.  This move adds to Amplero's executive team since Miller's deep experience successfully will help accelerate young technology companies, in both enterprise and consumer-facing industries. Amplero was founded by machine learning pioneer, Olly Downs, Ph.D., who will continue in his role as Amplero founder…