Scott Brinker

Scott Brinker is the conference chair of the MarTech® Conference, a vendor-agnostic marketing technology conference and trade show series produced by MarTech Today's parent company, Third Door Media. The MarTech event grew out of Brinker's blog, chiefmartec.com, which has chronicled the rise of marketing technology and its changing marketing strategy, management and culture since 2008. In addition to his work on MarTech, Scott serves as the VP platform ecosystem at HubSpot. Previously, he was the co-founder and CTO of ion interactive.

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Pioneering CMOs discuss the future at MarTech

I’m super excited to highlight some of our featured speakers presenting at MarTech, October 2-4 in Boston. It’s an all-star line up of pioneering CMOs and marketing visionaries. The advent of marketing automation 10 years ago was arguably the Big Bang of martech. For the first time ever, the former CMOs of the three companies that led […]

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Meet Aetna CMO David Edelman at MarTech in Boston

I am thrilled that one of the pioneers of marketing-led digital transformation will be keynoting at MarTech! Former McKinsey consultant and current Aetna CMO David Edelman will talk about his experiences helping dozens of leading brands rethink marketing in a digital world. He’ll also discuss leading Aetna’s digital transformation and customer experience pivot. Don’t miss […]

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MarTech is coming! MarTech is coming! To Boston Oct. 2-4

Earlier this month, we wrapped up the West Coast edition of MarTech. The conference kicked off with the Stackies, an awards ceremony celebrating exceptional illustrations of marketing technology stacks from companies like Microsoft, Cisco and many more. I also unveiled the 2017 edition of the Marketing Technology Landscape, which now includes a whopping 5,381 solutions, up […]

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Separate marketing technology fact from fiction at MarTech Conference in 2 weeks

We’re two weeks away from the MarTech Conference in San Francisco, May 9-11 — the world’s largest independent marketing technology conference designed for senior-level marketers and technologists. I stress the the word independent because unlike most of the big marketing events these days that are run by Adobe, HubSpot, IBM, Marketo, Oracle, Salesforce, or alliances of smaller vendors, MarTech is produced […]

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2017 Hackies Entry: Hacking Your Stack for Account-Based Marketing

This article is a guest post by Sangram Vajre of Terminus. It was entered into The Hackies essay contest for the upcoming MarTech conference. Like it? You can register your vote in the contest by sharing it on social media, especially LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Account-based marketing (ABM) at its core is laser-focused B2B marketing. […]

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2017 Hackies Entry: Creating SCALE: Shared Content and Link Evaluation

This article is a guest post by Christopher Penn of SHIFT Communications. It was entered into The Hackies essay contest for the upcoming MarTech conference. Like it? You can register your vote in the contest by sharing it on social media, especially LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. The Challenge Historically, content marketers and communicators have been […]

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Caption Contest: What does this Marketoonist say to you?

Here’s your chance to contribute and be recognized for your own martech sense of humor by participating in the MarTech Cartoon Caption Contest. Please take a moment to come up with a creative caption for the above cartoon by Thursday, April 27 at midnight EST.

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MarTech beta rates expire this week – reserve your seat now

Attend MarTech San Francisco May 9-11 for 70+ presentations, 100+ speakers, 100+ exhibitors and sponsors and networking with 2,500 martech professionals. My hand-crafted agenda is a master class in marketing, technology and management topics. You’ll be joining attendees and speakers from top brands including: Rates increase Saturday These incredibly low rates are available for only a […]

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4 reasons you should attend MarTech this May

Successful organizations repeat and improve upon what works. And while last year’s MarTech San Francisco was a hit, it’s our job to find ways to improve the experience and bring more value to attendees with every new show. Here are 4 reasons you should join us this May 9-11 in San Francisco: 1. Dramatically expanded […]

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Master modern marketing technology leadership over 3 intense days

We’re only 7 weeks away from the MarTech conference in San Francisco, May 9-11. This will be the biggest and best one yet, with 70+ sessions, 100+ speakers, 100+ exhibitors and sponsors, and 2,500+ marketing and marketing technology leaders gathering together to meet, learn, and be inspired by each other. If you’re working the intersection of marketing, technology, […]

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[Webinar] A whirlwind tour of the 5 disruptions reshaping marketing

Marketing is in the middle of five major disruptions that are reshaping our whole industry and profession. Yes, I know that sounds like hyperbole, but it’s not. These are huge, world-changing shifts that have already shaken industries to their core. And we’re just getting started. Reserve your seat for my LIVE webinar on Tuesday, February […]

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Announcing the Stackie & Hackie Awards for MarTech San Francisco 2017

I’m excited to kick off the third year of The Stackies, which will culminate in an opening awards ceremony at the MarTech Conference in San Francisco, May 9–11, 2017. Of course, like all agile marketers, we believe in improving with each iteration. So we’ve tweaked and expanded the competition this year. But first, new readers […]

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Do you have the martech knowledge you need?

Albert Einstein said “The only source of knowledge is experience.” Seems the martech challenges we face prove Einstein correct yet again. Matching practical experience with the right strategy, talent and organization makes the difference between leaders and stragglers in our software-powered marketing world. Where are you on that continuum? Take our quiz and find out […]

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The year in review: Top 5 MarTech insights and showstoppers

As we turn our eyes towards the new year and the next MarTech conference we have much to reflect on. The pace of change and adoption of marketing technologies continues to accelerate. And more than ever, marketing technology is playing a critical role in this time of massive upheaval and digital disruption. “Technology changes exponentially, […]

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Don’t miss MarTech Europe next week. Hope to see you there!

I’m sure you’ve seen that MarTech Europe is next week, 1–2 November, in London. I wanted to reach out one last time to invite you to join us and remind you of the great things to look forward to at MarTech: Hear from the experts: Leading brands will share how they’ve integrated marketing technologies to […]

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See the complete agenda for MarTech Europe

Technology-powered marketing, or “modern” marketing, is reshaping organizations’ processes, operations and managerial hierarchies and enabling us to reinvent the customer journey. Large enterprise websites typically have 75 technologies in their martech stacks, according to a recent study. What’s stunning is that when asked, most marketers believe they are only using two or three technologies. Helping […]

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MarTech Europe preview: Here’s what to expect in 6 weeks

We’re only six weeks away from MarTech Europe in London, November 1–2, and I’m thrilled with the program — an incredible roster of speakers bringing deep insights and experience across the intersecting fields of marketing, technology and management. I’m excited to give you a preview of what the conference will deliver, but first… If you […]

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MarTech Europe is just 2 months away, don’t miss out!

We’re now less than two months away from MarTech Europe, which will take place in London on 1-2 November, and my anticipation is building. The high-velocity exchange of ideas and experiences at MarTech always teaches me so much about the rapidly evolving practice of marketing technology in B2B and B2C organizations. Above is an overview of the agenda, […]