MK Marsden and Amanda Berger bring proven leadership & success in building high-growth enterprise organizations
RichRelevance, the global leader in omni-channel personalisation, has announced it has appointed industry veteran Matthieu Chouard as its vice president and general manager of EMEA. Chouard brings to the company more than 20 years of regional and global leadership and sales experience in enterprise analytics, CRM, e-commerce, content management and database services.
Most recently, Chouard served as vice president of sales at SAP, where he headed up the global analytics software team across the EMEA and APAC regions. He has also held various senior management roles at KXEN (acquired by SAP in 2013), Cameleon Software (acquired by Pros in 2013), OpenText, Netonomy, and Netscape, where he led regional and global teams to great success.
In ruling that many hope will prevent so-called “patent trolls” from pursuing many claims, the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday unanimously declared invalid patents written to protect business methods, or abstract ideas, just because they are done on a computer.
“We’re excited. We think it’s a good decision,” said Daniel Nazer, a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco, who filed a brief in the case. Read more
David Selinger is in a business where mining data is crucial to delivering a personalized shopping experience. Yet, the CEO and co-founder of RichRelevance says that one of the most important lessons he’s learned as an entrepreneur is to listen to his inner voice even if facts and logic suggest a different direction.
Bill Growney has built his career around navigating unfamiliar territory. Early in his career, he secured some of the first on-demand, ad-supported music licenses from major labels and music publishers. And now, as general counsel for RichRelevance, his work continues to be at the forefront of how the web is shaped and monetized.
This is a guest post by David Selinger, chief executive of RichRelevance on discrimination in the tech industry
Members of my leadership team have previously weighed in on the topic of diversification in high tech and specifically Silicon Valley. Now I want to lean in to this topic, in response to a piece in the San Jose Mercury News.
The author, Vivek Ranadivé, chief executive of TIBCO, does not believe that discrimination exists in Silicon Valley. I disagree.
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