Self-Flying Aircraft and Women in the Workplace: Bateman Group’s Client Spotlight

From a New York Times feature about the morality of making money in Saudi Arabia to an Axios op-ed about the probability of self-flying aircraft, there is no shortage of Bateman Group’s clients in top-tier news outlets this month. In addition to landing these stories, we helped clients secure coverage in the Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Fortune, NBC News and more. Read on for highlights.

Start-Ups Ask, ‘Are We Making Money for Saudi Arabia?’” New York Times – Unusual Ventures founders John Vrionis and Jyoti Bansal spoke with Erin Griffith about the responsibility of the venture capital and startup ecosystem in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death.

When Women Are a Minority of One at Work,” Wall Street Journal – This article, which is part of the WSJ’s series on women in the workplace, features commentary from Sarika Garg, chief strategy officer at Tradeshift, and Julia Stead, VP of marketing at Invoca.

Self-flying aircraft an overlooked opportunity in autonomous transport,” Axios – In this Axios op-ed, SkyRyse Co-Founder and CEO Mark Groden argues self-flying aircraft will become mainstream before self-driving cars.

Cloud Securer Netskope Raises $170 Million, Sprouts ‘Unicorn’ Horn,” Fortune – This exclusive news announcement covers cloud cybersecurity firm Netskope’s $169 million venture capital funding round, which raises the company’s valuation to more than $1 billion.

$600 million developer startup Segment just snagged a key executive from Twilio as its first chief financial officer,” Business Insider – This exclusive article covers the news of Segment’s first CFO hire, who joined from a company she helped grow from $50 million in revenue to $500 million.

Tech firms try to address the risks the AI race poses for research,” Fast Company – This story examines the industry’s challenge of hiring professors to teach the next generation of AI researchers. The article includes insights from expert sources at SnapLogic and HackerRank analyzing the problem and offering potential solutions.

Companies’ Memo to Workers: Exercise Your Right to Vote,” Wall Street Journal – This article highlights Ultimate Software and Bateman Group as companies that empowered their employees to vote and use their voice, regardless of political leaning, this election season.

Shopping online? Here’s how to keep your personal information safe,” NBC News – Ping Identity’s new chief customer information officer shares tips for consumers to keep their personal information out of the wrong hands this holiday season.