Bateman Group’s Client Spotlight 7.26.17

In July Bateman Group clients Pramata, LinkedIn and Anthemis contributed articles to Harvard Business Review. USA Today interviewed Netskope’s CEO about the Verizon data breach, The Wall Street Journal covered findings from Cyence’s cyber risk report and Business Insider reported on Segment’s Series C funding announcement. The New York Times interviewed a founding partner at Scale about sexual harassment in Silicon Valley and Fortune featured an article on Code2040 about the importance of diversity and inclusion in tech.

The Financial Industry Needs to Start Planning for the Next 50 Years, Not the Next Five” Harvard Business Review — In this contributed article, Anthemis Founder and CEO Nadeem Shaikh urges financial institutions to organize long-term strategies for growth and partnership.

Verizon, Dow Jones Leaks a Reminder: Safeguard Your Cloud Data” USA Today — On the heels of the Verizon data breach, Netskope CEO and Founder Sanjay Beri shares advice for enterprises looking to secure their cloud storage. 

The Morning Risk Report: Insurers Need Handle on Data to Understand Cyber Risks” The Wall Street Journal — Findings from Cyence’s report about the most common cyber risk scenarios are featured in The Morning Risk Report with commentary about the importance of leveraging data to better understand cyber risk. 

This former Twitter Exec Thinks He’s Found the Next Salesforce — And It Just Hit $109 Million in Funding” Business Insider  — Segment raised $64 million in Series C funding led by Y Combinator Continuity Fund and GV, bringing its total funding to $109 million. 

A Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley” New York Times — Kate Mitchell, founding partner at Scale Venture Partners, shares her perspective on the challenge of addressing harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley. 

How B2B Sellers Are Offering Personalization at Scale” Harvard Business Review — Justin Shriber, VP of Marketing for LinkedIn Sales and Marketing Solutions, shares how sales professionals can capitalize on personalization using sales technology.  

Tech Diversity Nonprofit Code2040’s New Class of Fellows Is the Largest Ever” Fortune — In reporting on Code2040’s new class of fellows, Grace Donnelly explores the truth behind the myth of the “pipeline problem.” 

Sometimes ‘Small Data’ Is Enough to Create Smart Products” Harvard Business Review — Pramata’s founder and CEO, Praful Saklani, explains how AI powered by precise data can have an outsized business impact.