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Joe Stanhope

VP, Principal Analyst Serving B2C Marketing Professionals

Joe is a vice president and principal analyst, serving B2C Marketing Professionals. He is a leading expert on the intersection of marketing and technology. Joe's research focuses on exploring strategies for leveraging technology — including enterprise marketing software suites, customer analytics, cross-channel campaign management, and identity management — to deliver relevant and engaging customer experiences. Joe also researches the long-term trajectory of the marketing technology ecosystem and its implications for marketing organizations, technology suppliers, and services providers.

Previous Work Experience

Joe was a principal analyst at Forrester from 2010 to 2013, covering digital intelligence, including web, mobile, application, and social analytics as well as online testing and targeting.

Prior to returning to Forrester, Joe was chief marketing officer at Hireology, where he oversaw the company's demand generation, business development, communications, and product marketing. He has mentored entrepreneurs on marketing topics at 1871, Chicago's community and educational hub for startups. Joe has also served as senior VP of marketing at Signal and chief strategy officer of the Campaign Management & Analytics division at SDL.

An experienced media commentator, Joe has spoken at industry events around the world and has been quoted regularly in marketing, business, and technology publications.

Education

Joe holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Joe Stanhope

VP, Principal Analyst Serving B2C Marketing Professionals

Joe is a vice president and principal analyst, serving B2C Marketing Professionals. He is a leading expert on the intersection of marketing and technology. Joe's research focuses on exploring strategies for leveraging technology — including enterprise marketing software suites, customer analytics, cross-channel campaign management, and identity management — to deliver relevant and engaging customer experiences. Joe also researches the long-term trajectory of the marketing technology ecosystem and its implications for marketing organizations, technology suppliers, and services providers.

Previous Work Experience

Joe was a principal analyst at Forrester from 2010 to 2013, covering digital intelligence, including web, mobile, application, and social analytics as well as online testing and targeting.

Prior to returning to Forrester, Joe was chief marketing officer at Hireology, where he oversaw the company's demand generation, business development, communications, and product marketing. He has mentored entrepreneurs on marketing topics at 1871, Chicago's community and educational hub for startups. Joe has also served as senior VP of marketing at Signal and chief strategy officer of the Campaign Management & Analytics division at SDL.

An experienced media commentator, Joe has spoken at industry events around the world and has been quoted regularly in marketing, business, and technology publications.

Education

Joe holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Joe Stanhope's Research

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  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Modernize Your Martech Stack For Moments

    Evolve Your Marketing Strategy And Technology To Serve Customers In Their Defining Moments

    April 5, 2018Joe Stanhope, Julie A. Ask

    The world is changing, along with consumers' expectations of experiences and communication from brands. The paradigm for customer engagement is shifting from large, monolithic experiences that serve everyone to smaller, more contextual experiences that companies serve to consumers in just the moment they need them. B2C marketers must adopt the right strategy, operational best practices, and technology to win, serve, and retain customers in this new environment.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Martech For B2C Marketers, Q2 2018

    Twenty Technologies Underpin Modern Marketing

    April 5, 2018 Mary Pilecki, Stephanie Liu, Erna Alfred Liousas, Tina Moffett, Ryan Skinner, Joe Stanhope, Rusty Warner

    Marketing technology (martech) is essential to delivering contextually relevant experiences to consumers. Firms are continuously evaluating and adopting a range of martech to support customer obsession, but the hundreds of technology solutions present a tangled web of options for today's marketer. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the martech categories that support modern marketing. B2C marketers should use this report to help shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Marketing Software Suites, Q1 2018

    Tools And Technology: The Enterprise Marketing Technology Playbook

    February 13, 2018Joe Stanhope

    In our 40-criteria evaluation of enterprise marketing software suite (EMSS) providers, we identified the seven most significant ones — Adobe, IBM, Marketo, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP Hybris, and SAS — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2C marketing professionals make the right choice.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Elevate Your Approach To Cross-Channel Campaign Measurement

    Performance Management: The Enterprise Marketing Technology Playbook

    December 22, 2017Joe Stanhope, Rusty Warner

    The evolution from channel-specific to cross-channel campaigns affords firms the opportunity to improve relevance and marry marketing engagement to customer journeys. The processes of measuring and reporting on campaign performance are trickier because B2C marketing pros often struggle to relate channel-specific metrics to high-level business outcomes. This report provides a framework for B2C marketers to define their key performance indicators (KPIs), build a measurement plan, and embed reporting within a performance management strategy. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Unlock Customer Context With Marketing Technology

    Executive Overview: The Enterprise Marketing Technology Playbook

    November 3, 2017Joe Stanhope, Rusty Warner

    Customer data and marketing technology are now essential to every marketing function. Yet B2C marketing professionals responsible for their firm's marketing technology strategy often miss the opportunity to shape how their firm uses technology, systems, and processes to win, serve, and retain customers. Forrester's enterprise marketing technology playbook guides B2C marketers as they mature from campaign-based to contextual marketing. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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