Welcome to this week’s DX Digest (Issue 36) where we have curated some of the most important digital transformation and innovation stories for our community.
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Thousands of tech companies, gaming manufacturers, casino operators, and software developers recently descended on Las Vegas to showcase and discuss innovations in gambling. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
The global finance giant is building off the successful launch of its US Lab and is now expanding across EMEA. (Finextra)
As gaming, virtual commerce, AR/VR, and more continue to fuel the rapid rise of the broader metaverse, brands need to figure out how to successfully engage with consumers in these new virtual worlds. (Vogue Business)
The VP of Conversational Commerce within Walmart’s Store No.8 digital innovation lab discusses why the retailer is embracing voice AI. (Voicebot.ai)
The Morrisville, North Carolina-based center helps network operators better understand how to modernize networks in rural areas and simplify network infrastructure. [Ghana Web]
On The Move
Comcast Poaches Hulu’s Kelly Campbell to Run NBCU’s Peacock
The tech veteran joins NBCUniversal from Disney-owned Hulu where she was president.
Walmart Hires Digital Ad Veteran Seth Dallaire to Run its Advertising Business
Dallaire joins the retailer as Chief Revenue Officer from Instacart where he was also CRO.
Checkout.com Names Leela Srinivasan CMO
Srinivasan joins from Momentive.io – formerly SurveyMonkey – where she was CMO.
Frontier Communications Names Melissa Pint Chief Digital & Information Officer
Pint joins the telecommunications company from JCPenney where she was SVP and Head of Technology .
Lisa Perez Named VP & GM, Marketing at Bayer Nutritionals
The Bayer veteran is upped from Senior Director, North America pain/cardio/women’s health.