Former Cisco Executive Named COO at Blackberry

Former Cisco Executive Named COO at Blackberry

BlackBerry announced the appointment of Bryan Palma as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Palma would be responsible for the BlackBerry’s core product and services, including its Internet of Things business that incorporates connecting devices such as cars and smart speakers, the company said in a statement Monday. He will

Cision Acquires TrendKite

Cision Acquires TrendKite

On Wednesday, public relations software company Cision announced the acquisition of digital PR platform TrendKite for a whopping $225 Million. TrendKite uses artificial intelligence and analytics to monitor and measure communication efforts. Cision users will now have access to TrendKite’s platform, to track marketing communication campaigns and determine their impact on


DoubleVerify Acquires Leading Contextual Intelligence Platform, Leiki

DoubleVerify Acquires Leading Contextual Intelligence Platform, Leiki

Leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, DoubleVerify, announced the acquisition of leading contextual intelligence and content classification platform Leiki. DoubleVerify provides media transparency and accountability to deliver the highest level of impression quality for maximum advertising performance. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Leiki is an independent semantic AI platform

Software AG Announces Appointment of New CTO and CMO

Software AG Announces Appointment of New CTO and CMO

Software AG announced the extension of its C-level executive team through the appointments of Bernd Gross as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer, and Paz Macdonald as the new Chief Marketing Officer. Bernd Gross assumed the position of Chief Technology Officer on January 8, 2019. Gross has extensive expertise in business innovation based on integration, analytics

PERQ Appoints New Vice President of Marketing Cloud Solutions

PERQ Appoints New Vice President of Marketing Cloud Solutions

PERQ, the experts in online consumer engagement and behaviour, announced the appointment of Amy Peck as its new Vice President of Marketing Cloud Solutions. “Amy has a track record of developing digital marketing strategies that have successfully driven online consumers into automobile showrooms. Her expertise knowing how to transition online shoppers


CEO of SAP Named Manager of the Year

CEO of SAP Named Manager of the Year

SAP’s Chief Executive Officer Bill McDermott has been named Manager of the Year by the jury of Manager Magazin, the German business magazine. McDermott is a former senior executive at Siebel Systems, Gartner and Xerox. He is also a board member at Under Armour and Ansys, as well as the author

MicroStrategy Confirms Celso Oliveira as New Country Manager for Brazil

MicroStrategy Confirms Celso Oliveira as New Country Manager for Brazil

MicroStrategy, a company that provides business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services and solutions, announced the appointment of a new Country Manager for their enterprise BI operations in Brazil. Celso Oliveira is now MicroStrategy’s new Country Manager for Brazil, undertaking the enterprise business intelligence (BI) application software vendor. Oliveira is a senior

HQ Trivia Founder Found Dead

HQ Trivia Founder Colin Kroll Found Dead

HQ Trivia and Vine co-founder, Colin Kroll, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, December 16, at the age of 34. Kroll was the co-founder and CEO of HQ Trivia and co-founded the now defunct video platform Vine. He was found by police after his girlfriend asked