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The AI Equation: Questex CEO Discusses Impact and Experiments in B2B Sector
Welcome to episode #2 of MACMA’s “Audience Architect”.
For our inaugural and this second episode, we’ve chosen a topic that is not just a trend, but a revolution – The impact of Artificial Intelligence on the publishing, media, and news industries.
In our inaugural episode, we talked to Greg Krehbiel, a publishing industry expert and thought leader, to get a wide lens perspective on the impact of AI on our industries; this week I’m thrilled that we’ll move the conversation to the corner office and talk to Paul Miller, CEO of Questex.
We've got a special guest who's right at the heart of these fascinating changes. He's the CEO of Questex, Paul Miller, a key player in the events and publishing industry.
Paul is a forward-thinking leader with a keen ability and track record of growing businesses, having led and grown businesses with revenues ranging from $30 to $250 million in both privately and publicly held companies.
Before leading Questex, Paul Miller held key positions in several major companies. He was the President of Informa's Industry & Infrastructure Intelligence and Penton's Industry Group, managing diverse portfolios across multiple markets. At UBM, he held numerous managerial roles, concluding as CEO of UBM Tech where he spearheaded digital and international expansion. His career kicked off with Reed Business Information.
Paul's unique position gives him insightful perspectives on how AI might be shaping our industry's future.
Audience Architect is a content service of MACMA – The Media Audience and Content Marketer’s Association. Supercharge your career with MACMA's paid membership - connect with industry experts, thought leaders, and like-minded professionals, expand your knowledge, and stay ahead with networking events, webinars, and conferences. Join MACMA today for unparalleled value and professional growth.
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My producer of this show is Camilo Duque of Victtoria Records Medellin – available to produce your podcast, music, videos and provide consultation and guidance at firstname.lastname@example.org
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How Intent Data is Shaping Audience Strategies and Transforming Publishing01:01:55We're diving deep into a topic that has taken the publishing world by storm and is on the agenda at every publishing industry conference - Purchasing Intention Data. Some think of it as the heartbeat of today's data-driven programmatic advertising and lead generation solutions. So, why is there so much buzz around ‘intent’ data? At its essence, intent data unravels the intricate tapestry of audience or user behaviors, their frequency of engagements, preferred channels, and aligns it with demographics. This alignment allows us to predict, with greater accuracy than ever before, an individual's likelihood to purchase specific products or services pitched by advertisers. Many B2B media publishers and events companies are now presenting this innovative tool to their advertisers, and it's rapidly becoming a cornerstone of audience development strategies.This episode's special guest is Len Roberto, a name synonymous with product innovation and forward-thinking strategies in the world of data-driven audience development, Len has been at the forefront of the intent data revolution. With a career spanning nearly 30 years working in companies like Informa, Northstar, George Little Mgmt, Canon, Penton, Wicks Business Information, starting out in B2B old school print circulation in 1995 - Len has not only witnessed but actively shaped the transition towards a more predictive and intelligent way of understanding and monetizing audience behavior.Most recently Len has been employed in the division of Informa Markets known as Qualifi, an intent-data based service. He will go deep on the Qualifi story in this episode. EPISODE RESOURCESContact Len Roberto - email@example.com Qualifi website - https://www.qualifi.ai/en/home.htmlForrester Wave Report - B2B Intent Providers Q2 2023 https://reprints2.forrester.com/#/assets/2/771/RES178498/report
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1. Navigating the AI Wave: Reshaping the B2B Media Landscape35:20Welcome to the very first episode of MACMA’s “Audience Architect,” where we are crafting the future of audience engagement. Our mission is to dive into the intricacies of the ever-evolving media and publishing landscape through the sharp lens of audience and marketing professionals. Each episode, we'll unravel the meaning and perspective on trends that are shaping the industry.For our inaugural episode, we’ve chosen a topic that is not just a trend, but a revolution – The impact of Artificial Intelligence on the publishing, media, and news industries.What better way to explore this topic than with an expert in the field! In this episode, our esteemed guest is Mr. Greg Krehbiel. Greg runs the Krehbiel Group whose raison d'être is to solve technology, strategy, operations, and process problems for publishers and others. His expertise includes Customer Data Platforms, acquisition and retention, e-commerce, RFPs, fulfillment, and project management.Greg has decades of experience in content creation, and has worked extensively on publishing and marketing operations, and in related technologies. He writes a lot and often about publishing, and he has a daily podcast called “Something I Learned Yesterday”.Over the course of this episode, we’ll delve into how publishers and media houses can adapt to this wave of change, the ethical considerations, and the infinite possibilities that AI and Chatbots offer to create more dynamic and personalized experiences for audiences.Audience Architect is a content service of MACMA – The Media Audience and Content Marketer’s Association. Supercharge your career with MACMA's paid membership - connect with industry experts, thought leaders, and like-minded professionals, expand your knowledge, and stay ahead with networking events, webinars, and conferences. Join MACMA today for unparalleled value and professional growth. Write me with your feedback on the show and topic ideas for future episodes – Bill Levine – email@example.com The phenomenal producer of this show is Camilo Duque of Victtoria Records Medellin – available to produce your podcast, music, videos and provide consultation and guidance at firstname.lastname@example.org Show Links:www.the-macma.org/about-ushttps://krehbielgroup.com/ https://chat.openai.com/ https://skift.com/ https://martech.org/