Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Digital and Marketing Leadership: Rimi Bewtra, VP of Solutions and Developer Marketing, Snowflake Computing

In this episode, Snowflake Computing’s Rimi Bewtra shares her insights about the current state of marketing.  She also talks about how data science has become the new focus of marketing, and how agility and honesty in the data helps shape better business and marketing strategies today.
As a result of rapid growth, Snowflake is now moving beyond a horizontal approach to marketing, and looking at how best to support verticals.  Rimi shares what that process looks like and much more.  Enjoy!
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Kevin Benedict
SVP Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Monday, May 21, 2018

The Power of Authentication in a Digital Age with Sunil Madhu and Tom Thimot

In this episode I interview Socure Founder Sunil Madhu and CEO Tom Thimot on some very important topics related to expanding the economy and changing peoples’ lives.  We take a deep dive into the impact of emerging authentication technologies that will enable billions, yes billions more people to start banking and engaging in digital commerce.


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Kevin Benedict
SVP Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Digital and Marketing Leadership: Sophie Vu, CMO, Vibes

In this episode, I interview mobile marketing expert and Vibes CMO Sophie Vu. Vibes has been a critical part of the core international mobile network infrastructure for decades, but did you know they provide all kinds of interesting mobile marketing apps, platforms and tools for marketers?  Watch this episode to learn how this rapidly developing market is evolving, and also learn what it's like to be a CMO in this environment.  Enjoy!


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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Digital and Marketing Leadership in Travel and Hospitality with Rob Russell

In this episode my guest is Rob Russell, CEO of Resort Income Optimization.  I love this interview.  He is an inspiration to all entrepreneurs. He recognized a significant digital transformation and marketing problem and jumped in with both feet to become the expert and to solve it.

As giant resorts moved online and hired big digital marketing teams to focus on web marketing,  Rob recognized that the thousands of small hotels and resorts would not be able to afford them, so  he built a company to provide digital marketing, analytics and operations as a service.

Not only is Rob a problem solver and business builder, but he is an expert at marketing in the travel and hospitality industry.  In this interview you will learn the inside secrets about how it all works.


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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
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Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Digital and Marketing Leadership Series: Gail Moody-Byrd, SAP's VP and Head of Web Marketing

In this episode, I have the privilege of interviewing and learning from Gail Moody-Byrd, SAP’s VP of Web Marketing.  SAP is in the process of changing their website strategies from being a  site that was largely focused on generating awareness and sharing information, to a site that is supporting sales and driving more strategic business value through better digital customer and prospect interactions, and real-time integration with sales and their systems.  It’s a fascinating transformation with strategic implications for SAP.  Watch our interview to learn more.



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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
View my profile on LinkedIn
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Digital and Marketing Leadership Series: Efrat Ravid, CMO ContentSquare

In this episode we dig deep into website analytics and customer journeys with digital marketing expert and CMO Efrat Ravid.  We explore the topics of romance in France, website habits in Germany, how to use activity-based analytics to help businesses understand exactly what content is working and effective, plus much more. This interview is valuable to any digital/website marketing leader or practitioner.  Enjoy!


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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
View my profile on LinkedIn
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

My Interview with Digital, AI and Marketing Expert Chris Willis, CMO @Acrolinx

In this episode, Acrolinx CMO, digital, AI and marketing expert Chris Willis, walks us through the use of artificial intelligence to ensure marketing, brand and message clarity and consistency.  Their platform “learns” content strategy, and makes it actionable across your enterprise. They deliver a comprehensive view of content quality, while monitoring key metrics and fine-tuning guidance with AI.

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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
View my profile on LinkedIn
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***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Digital Expert Interviews: SAP's VP of Influencer Marketing, Jim Dever

In this episode I interview Jim Dever, SAP’s VP of Influencer Marketing, and learn how influencer programs work, the value SAP receives from them and the key strategies and tactics behind influencer marketing.  Enjoy!


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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
View my profile on LinkedIn
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin's YouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Digital Intelligence
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.

Friday, April 13, 2018

My Interview with Digital Marketer, Account Based Marketing Expert and Terminus Co-Founder Sangram Vajre

Sangram Vajre
This transcript was edited for readability.  The original video recorded interview can be watched here.
Hello, I’m Kevin Benedict, Senior Vice President of Solutions Strategy here at Regalix, and I want to thank all of you for joining this Digital Expert Interview series. I’m just thrilled to have as my guest today, Sangram Vajre. Sangram, thanks for joining us.
Thanks for having me, Kevin. I’m excited.
Sangram is the co-founder and chief evangelist of Terminus. Why don’t you tell us about Terminus?
We started Terminus in 2014. We thought that something was wrong with the way marketing and sales worked. Forrester came out with this research around 2014 that reported less than 1% of leads turn into customers. Thinking about that, there’s something fundamentally wrong with the way B2B marketing and sales is working if only 1%, or less than 1% is turning into customers.
We are on a mission to build the best-in-class account-based marketing (ABM) platform and community to help B2B marketers be heroes in their organization. That’s our mission statement.
Our platform connects with Salesforce and LinkedIn and you can literally say say here is a list of companies I want to go after. Here are the types of people, and the roles we want to go after. We’ll help you advertise to them across mobile, LinkedIn, web and videos. It will also give you analytics at the account level. You can answer the question, the age old question, “Where’s my money going?” We can also help you understand which accounts are spending what money.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Digital and Account Based Marketing Expert Interview with Terminus' Co-Founder Sangram Vajre

In this episode we dive into the strategies, tactics and digital technologies involved with account based marketing (ABM) – one of the hottest trends in marketing. We learn how ABM evolved, how it is different from traditional marketing, plus the impact it is having on sales and customers’ experiences today.  This information is not just important to marketers and revenue officers, CIOs and CDOs are now supporting and responsible for digital customer and prospect interactions so this information is important to all leaders.

Even before a prospect becomes a customer, they are evaluating vendors based upon the quality of their experiences.  ABM is about using data, digital technologies, analytics and personalization to provide the best possible experiences for a prospect during their path-to-purchase journey.  It is also, of course, about sales teams being more effective at closing deals.  Enjoy!



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Kevin Benedict
Senior Vice President Solutions Strategy, Regalix Inc.
Website Regalix Inc.
View my profile on LinkedIn
Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict
Subscribe to Kevin's YouTube Channel
Join the Linkedin Group Digital Intelligence
Join the Google+ Community Mobile Enterprise Strategies

***Full Disclosure: These are my personal opinions. No company is silly enough to claim them. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.