Digital economy

3Pillar Global Expands Leadership Team and Announces New Chief Operating Officer and Chief People Officer

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --3Pillar Global ("3Pillar"), a leading developer of innovative digital products, has expanded its senior leadership team.

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  • FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --3Pillar Global ("3Pillar"), a leading developer of innovative digital products, has expanded its senior leadership team.
  • Each one embodies our values and excels at empowering great people, which is precisely what we need right now.
  • Their appointments will equip 3Pillar to continue to keep up our current pace of growth."
  • "I'm thrilled to continue my journey at 3Pillar as we expand our global presence and scale our culture," said Whitacre.

DGAP-News: PANTAFLIX enters the podcast business - Tristan Lehmann becomes Managing Director of PantaSounds

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:02am

PANTAFLIX AG (GSIN: A12UPJ , ISIN: DE000A12UPJ7 ) is entering the production of podcasts with its subsidiary PantaSounds.

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  • PANTAFLIX AG (GSIN: A12UPJ , ISIN: DE000A12UPJ7 ) is entering the production of podcasts with its subsidiary PantaSounds.
  • As of January 1, 2022, Tristan Lehmann will become Managing Director.
  • We are very pleased to have Tristan Lehmann, a proven podcast expert, on board, who most recently helped shape the German podcast scene with FYEO Originals."
  • Tristan Lehmann, future Managing Director of PantaSounds: "The audio market is booming and the entertainment segment is one of the biggest growth drivers.

High-level Speakers Announced for First-ever Global Business Forum ASEAN in Dubai

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 3:42pm

Three UAE government ministers will join ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the first ever Global Business Forum ASEAN, which takes place at Expo 2020 Dubai on December 8th- 9th.

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  • Three UAE government ministers will join ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) at the first ever Global Business Forum ASEAN, which takes place at Expo 2020 Dubai on December 8th- 9th.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211129005531/en/
    Organised by Dubai Chamber in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, GBF ASEAN will be held under the theme The New Frontiers.
  • The forum, featuring over 40 speakers and 25 panel discussions, will explore the changing dynamics of ASEAN countries and opportunities to increase bilateral trade, business and investment ties between the two regions.
  • Established in 1965, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry is a non-profit public entity, whose mission is to represent, support and protect the interests of the business community in Dubai by creating a favourable business environment, supporting the development of business, and by promoting Dubai as an international business hub.

SECU Foundation Provides Grant to Institute for Emerging Issues for Digital Inclusion Initiative

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 7:51pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation is continuing its long-standing support for the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University with a $225,000 grant to assist with the expansion of IEIs statewide digital inclusion program, Building a New Digital Economy in NC (BAND-NC).

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation is continuing its long-standing support for the Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at NC State University with a $225,000 grant to assist with the expansion of IEIs statewide digital inclusion program, Building a New Digital Economy in NC (BAND-NC).
  • SECU Foundation is proud to help the Institute for Emerging Issues move forward with great success to bring digital equity to all 100 counties of our state.
  • Higher broadband adoption rates are closely linked to increased economic success, said Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues.
  • In addition to the website, highlights are also available on the SECU Foundation Instagram page.

H.I.G. Capital Announces Strategic Growth Investment in Software Product Development Leader, 3Pillar Global

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 5:21pm

), a leading global alternative investment firm with over $45 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has made a significant strategic growth investment in 3Pillar Global (3Pillar or the Company), an international developer of cutting-edge digital products.

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  • ), a leading global alternative investment firm with over $45 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has made a significant strategic growth investment in 3Pillar Global (3Pillar or the Company), an international developer of cutting-edge digital products.
  • Capital will enable us to continue our goals of attracting and developing top engineering talent and accelerate our ability to become the preeminent product development specialists in the market.
  • For more information on 3Pillar Global and their work building software products for digitally-transforming businesses, visit www.3pillarglobal.com .
  • 3Pillar is an innovative product development partner whose solutions drive rapid revenue, market share, and customer growth for industry leaders like CARFAX, Fortune, and PBS.

Egypt's Cloud Leaders Virtually Connect to Push for Sustainable Cloud Transformation for the Country at World Cloud Show

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 1:23am

The World Cloud Show was organised to raise awareness about the socio-technical aspects of Cloud computing in Egypt and the MENA region.

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  • The World Cloud Show was organised to raise awareness about the socio-technical aspects of Cloud computing in Egypt and the MENA region.
  • World Cloud Show - Egypt was officially sponsored by Headline Sponsor - Dell Technologies & Intel and Platinum Sponsor - Trend Micro Incorporated.
  • World Cloud Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events that takes place in strategic locations across the world.
  • Trescon is specialized in producing highly focused B2B events that connect businesses with opportunities through conferences, roadshows, expos, demand generation, investor connect and consulting services.

Aon appoints Jillian Slyfield as Chief Innovation Officer

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced the appointment of Jillian Slyfield as the firm's Chief Innovation Officer, effectiveDec.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced the appointment of Jillian Slyfield as the firm's Chief Innovation Officer, effectiveDec.
  • Slyfield, who is based in San Francisco, will report to Aon CEO Greg Case and join the Aon Executive Committee , which is responsible for executing on the firm's Aon United Blueprint .
  • "Innovation is a core component of our Aon United Blueprint and how we bring the best of Aon to our clients.
  • With this transition, Slyfield assumes the responsibilities of Tony Goland, who will retire at the end of 2021 after a distinguished career at Aon as Chief Human Resources Officer and then its first Chief Innovation Officer and McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner and spent 30 years advising leading organizations.

Aon appoints Jillian Slyfield as Chief Innovation Officer

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced the appointment of Jillian Slyfield as the firm's Chief Innovation Officer, effective Dec. 1, 2021. Slyfield, who is based in San Francisco, will report to Aon CEO Greg Case and join the Aon Executive Committee, which is responsible for executing on the firm's Aon United Blueprint.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced the appointment of Jillian Slyfield as the firm's Chief Innovation Officer, effectiveDec.
  • Slyfield, who is based in San Francisco, will report to Aon CEO Greg Case and join the Aon Executive Committee , which is responsible for executing on the firm's Aon United Blueprint .
  • "Innovation is a core component of our Aon United Blueprint and how we bring the best of Aon to our clients.
  • With this transition, Slyfield assumes the responsibilities of Tony Goland, who will retire at the end of 2021 after a distinguished career at Aon as Chief Human Resources Officer and then its first Chief Innovation Officer and McKinsey & Company, where he was a senior partner and spent 30 years advising leading organizations.

Accenture to Acquire Tambourine to Strengthen its World-Class Commerce Transformation Capabilities in Japan

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 1:14am

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Tambourine , an e-commerce customer experience agency with award-winning capabilities in cloud-based technologies in Japan.

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  • Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Tambourine , an e-commerce customer experience agency with award-winning capabilities in cloud-based technologies in Japan.
  • Tambourine brings a proven track record in using Salesforce Commerce Cloud to deliver seamless commerce experiences for consumer goods and entertainment companies.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Digital commerce in Japan is expected to grow by 10.5% in 2021 to reach US$217.5 billion in sales in 2021.
  • Tambourine will enhance the world-class suite of sales and commerce transformation services, from product and platform engineering, to omnichannel delivery of commerce experiences.

mRNA Victoria and Ginkgo Bioworks Announce Partnership to Grow the Bioeconomy & International Biosecurity Capabilities

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

We are incredibly excited to work with mRNA Victoria and hope to expand further into the Australian market," said Matt McKnight, Chief Commercial Officer, Ginkgo Bioworks.

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  • We are incredibly excited to work with mRNA Victoria and hope to expand further into the Australian market," said Matt McKnight, Chief Commercial Officer, Ginkgo Bioworks.
  • Victoria is a leader in mRNA research and manufacturing in Australia, with the nation's most sophisticated and largest mRNA ecosystem and commercialization capability.
  • mRNA Victoria is the Australian State of Victoria Government agency charged with building a world-class mRNA manufacturing and research capability.
  • This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including statements regarding the potential of Ginkgo's biosecurity capabilities and partnership with mRNA Victoria.