Simplifying Email and SMS Marketing by Delivering Robust Compliance Solutions (Business Sight Media)
Email and SMS marketing are key components of many successful digital marketing strategies. From small-to-medium and large-to-giant organizations, email and SMS are counted on as top-performing marketing channels. The duo is used extensively to garner new customers and retain current ones. However, as these marketing channels have grown over the years, their complexity has also increased. From marketing compliance to data privacy and even the explosion in user devices, marketing in these other channels is more challenging than ever before.
While we often assume technology is designed to ease these types of complexities for users, it often creates more challenges as it solves others. OPTIZMO Technologies, a recognized leader in the email and online marketing arena has developed a set of solutions to help companies navigate these challenges more effectively. From email suppression list management and campaign management to data management and risk mitigation services relative to email compliance, the company delivers a technology platform to address key needs of companies involved in email and SMS marketing.
The company’s mission is to pair powerful, cutting-edge technology with an experienced team that is dedicated to the customers’ success. This has formed the foundation for the firm’s rapid and consistent growth since its inception.
The Company’s Genesis
OPTIZMO was founded in 2009 by two dynamic co-founders – Khris Thayer (CEO) & Grant Fern (CTO), after they recognized the industry’s need for more robust email compliance solutions to optimize the collection, storage, and distribution of email suppression files. Since its founding, the company has been focused on delivering email compliance solutions and support to advertisers, networks, performance agencies, and email marketers.
With the email marketing industry’s need for a fast, intuitive platform that supports a fresh, innovative approach to email suppression list management and email compliance, OPTIZMO continues leading the way in data management SaaS technology. The company provides automation software for optimizing the collection, storage, and distribution of sensitive consumer data in a secure environment with unparalleled performance analytics and visibility into how third-parties interact with your data.
As part of its growth plan, the company has opened offices across geography including Austin TX, Charleston SC, Denver CO, Philadelphia PA, and Brisbane, Australia, to most effectively support all of its clients.
Mr. Thayer has more than 15 years of experience in entrepreneurial and corporate environments. His experience also includes 5 years working in the venture capital arena, leading research teams, and developing strategies to successfully bring various Sci-Tech and Consumer products to the market. Before founding OPTIZMO, he was working in the telecom field, overseeing the design and implementation of fiber networks.
Over the years, Mr. Thayer has built and overseen teams across the business spectrum including engineering, product, sales, and client services. He has also spent time as a motivational speaker who also developed and launched multiple mentorship programs.
Not only a stalwart business leader but also a dedicated artist, Mr. Thayer is an accomplished musician. When he isn’t running OPTIZMO, he is the lead singer and guitarist for Austin TX based band, Fallenash. The band released its first album – The Backyard Symphony – in 2015 and released a follow-up EP in 2020.
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