Michael Della Penna

Michael Della Penna

CEO, Invisible Media

Michael Della Penna is an digital marketing veteran, entrepreneur, and visionary currently serving as CEO of Invisible Media, a next-generation mobile data, decisioning, and marketing automation platform. Prior to joining Invisible Media, Michael was the senior vice president of emerging channels at Responsys. His responsibilities included spearheading the overall strategic direction, M&A efforts (including the acquisition of PushIO), partnerships, and solution offering across key digital channels including social, mobile, and display. Before joining Responsys, Michael founded Conversa Marketing, a full-service email and social CRM agency that helped brands ignite conversations and cultivate relationships with customers across the social Web. Conversa Marketing, was acquired by StrongView in 2010. Before branching out on his own, Michael served as CMO for Epsilon. At Epsilon, Michael helped grow and transform the company from a database provider to a multi-channel marketing services powerhouse in just three years. Michael's other key leadership roles include CMO at Bigfoot Interactive, vice president of strategic development at CNET Networks, Inc., and vice president of marketing at ZDNet. Michael has been named to BtoB Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in Business-to-Business Marketing five times and received a BBA and an MBA from Hofstra University.

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Managing the Mobile Customer Journey

Apr 23, 2015 - Delivering effective messages to consumers throughout their mobile journey requires coordination across multiple mobile channels throughout the entire... Comments

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The Power of Real-Time, Predictive Decisioning in a Mobile-First World

Mar 26, 2015 - The mobile-first world means marketers need to be able to reach consumers wherever they are on whatever device they are on, and real-time predictive... Comments

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4 Essential Elements to Building the Ultimate Data Cloud

Feb 26, 2015 - In this increasingly mobile, data-driven marketing world, what do marketers need to do to build the ultimate data cloud? Comments

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Marketing Resolutions – How to Build a Better Customer Experience

Jan 29, 2015 - As you plan your marketing strategies for the rest of the year, make sure you begin by focusing on the customer experience. Comments

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10 Digital Marketing Predictions for 2015

Dec 15, 2014 - In the coming year, mobile will continue to strengthen its hold on the industry, smart data will outshine big data, and real-time marketing will become... Comments

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Nov 10, 2014 - Using beacon technology could help marketers create personalized, in-store experiences for consumers this holiday season. Comments

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The Top Technologies You Need to Juice Your Post-Holiday Sales

Oct 9, 2014 - Marketers need to invest in iBeacon technology and apps, mobile-enabled systems, better analytics, and more in order to succeed in 2015. Comments

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Twitter and Apple Are Changing the Way We Shop

Sep 10, 2014 - Twitter's new Buy button and Apple's new Apple Pay are revolutionizing the social commerce industry, and will give marketers a host of new marketing... Comments

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2015 Planning - Big Budget Considerations for Every CMO

Aug 14, 2014 - It's hard to believe, but summer is starting to wind down and it's almost time to think about your 2015 planning strategies. Here is a check list to... Comments

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What Fitness/Wellness Apps Can Teach Us About Community Engagement

Jul 17, 2014 - The growth of fitness and wellness apps, along with the growth of wearable technology, shows how greatly social communities can contribute to the success... Comments

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How Social Media Connects Us to the Things We Love and Transforms Life Experiences

Jun 19, 2014 - The world's leading universities are leveraging social media to connect with prospective students, current students, and alumni. Here's how their tactics... Comments

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The 7 Essentials to Building an Active, Engaged Social Community

May 22, 2014 - Building a community doesn't happen overnight, but these seven essentials serve as a solid foundation for companies committed to growing a long-term... Comments

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A Week With My Wearable – 5 Reasons Why I Love My Smart Watch

Apr 24, 2014 - A visit to Disney World with the new Magic Bands prompted the purchase of a smart watch - here are five reasons wearables are here to stay. Comments

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Content Is King – Again: 10 Tips to Building a Winning Content Marketing Program

Apr 4, 2014 - Content marketing offers brands the unique opportunity to create additional value and unique experiences for customers across channels and throughout... Comments

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Identity Management and Data Management Platforms Take Center Stage in 2014

Feb 27, 2014 - It's not hard to see why DMPs are enjoying rapid growth and success, as they allow marketers to easily access online behavioral and advertising metrics... Comments

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The Ultimate Mobile Push Provider Scorecard

Jan 30, 2014 - This Push Provider Scorecard will help marketers determine which provider may be the right fit for them today as well as allow them to change and adapt... Comments

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10 Social & Digital Media Predictions for 2014

Jan 10, 2014 - It just wouldn't be January without making some predictions about what the coming year will bring in digital marketing and social media. Comments

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6 Must-Haves for Your Next Mobile Push Notification Partner

Nov 11, 2013 - Apps and push messaging will play an increasingly important role in mobile marketing. Use these six criteria as a core part of your evaluation process... Comments

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New Technologies to Help Juice Your Holiday Sales

Oct 9, 2013 - Time is running out, but the opportunities are great for tech savvy retailers looking to innovate and experiment this holiday season. Comments

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5 Ways Mobile Marketing Can Help Retailers This Holiday Season

Aug 29, 2013 - If the 2013 holiday season is a continuation of last year's trends, shoppers will be more likely than ever to turn to their mobile devices to view offers... Comments

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