In a special episode of Marketing Ops Now, Frans Riemersma, Dunja Riehemann, Ralf Strauss, and Scott Brinker reminisce on the most impactful marketing trends of 2021, surprises (both good and bad), trials and tribulations, and other discoveries. They also dive into expectations for 2022, another busy year in the marketing ops world.
Frans Riemersma is a marketer, developer, consultant, vice president of R&D, researcher, and author. For two decades, Frans has been designing marketing technology stacks for companies including HP, Adidas, Audi, Basf, Unilever, Philips, AbnAmro, IKEA, Standard Bank, Carlsberg, Volvo, HP, and MediaSaturn.
Dr. Ralf Strauss is managing partner of various companies, as well as president of marketing associations and communities. Previously, he was the senior vice president at Volkswagen for the digital transformation across marketing and sales. Prior to that, he had various roles within SAP. He is also the author of more than 60 publications in these subject areas and publishes the yearly "Marketing Tech Monitor."
Scott has been analyzing marketing technology for more than a decade. He publishes the chiefmartec.com blog, co-founded the MarTech conference, and wrote the best-selling book Hacking Marketing. He is VP platform ecosystem at HubSpot and was previously the co-founder of ion interactive. He holds degrees in computer science from Columbia University and Harvard University and an MBA from MIT.
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