New York, June 12, 2019 — Piano, the leading subscription management and customer experience technology provider, today announced it has been chosen as a winner of Red Herring Top 100 North America 2019, which recognizes the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies. Piano enables media companies and marketers to easily orchestrate, measure and optimize the entire customer experience to drive revenue and automate results.
“As a leader in subscription commerce and customer experience technology, Piano stood out for its ability to deliver a personalized user experience at an unprecedented scale.”
Chairman, Red Herring
The winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Westin Pasadena hotel, have been chosen from thousands of entrants, whittled down to hundreds making the trip to California. The ceremony, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux, was preceded by two days of keynote speeches, discussions and finalist presentations.
Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria, including financial performance, innovation, business strategy, and market penetration. Winners ran the gamut of verticals, from FinTech and Marketing to Security, IoT, and many more.
“This award recognition comes at a momentous time of success for Piano as we continue to grow our company and solidify our stake in the technology industry, as evidenced by our growing partnership list across North America,” said Trevor Kaufman, Piano CEO. “It’s an exciting time for the future of digital business and Piano’s vision is to continue arming companies with the best-in-class technology needed to succeed.”
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.
“As a leader in subscription commerce and customer experience technology, Piano stood out for its ability to deliver a personalized user experience at an unprecedented scale,” said Vieux. “In a digital-first world, only the best experiences will keep customers coming back. To provide that, businesses need to cut down friction and improve engagement at every touchpoint, while ensuring they’re able to continually keep up with changing audience needs.”
Vieux added, “Through their work with customers like Business Insider, TechCrunch, GateHouse Media and Hearst, Piano has proven their platform not only provides a seamless, user-friendly experience, but has the flexibility to meet a full scope of market demands."