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Wes McCabe

Wes is a Product Marketer at Optimizely, where he brings new products to market through customer stories, compelling videos, and strong design. Wes joined Optimizely in 2017 and currently works on the flagship product, Web Experimentation.

Blog Posts by Wes McCabe

November 12, 2019

Optimizely Personalization Presents: Adaptive Recommendations

Earlier this year Optimizely Personalization launched Adaptive Audiences — a feature that uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) to dramatically improve the way you can personalize your website. Today, Optimizely is introducing another big update to Personalization, Adaptive Recommendations — the only recommendations solution with experimentation at its core. The Power of Personalization Experimentation is all
August 23, 2019

Crate & Barrel Accelerates their Optimization Program

Personalization has been the holy grail since the internet first became a commercial enterprise as a tool for optimal customer experience. It has also historically been difficult to have the right data, to have enough data and to utilize the data in a way that benefits the customer as opposed to annoys them. Just because
June 25, 2019

Personalization Just Got More Personal

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of a new Personalization capability we are calling Adaptive Audiences. Optimizely’s Adaptive Audiences gives marketers an entirely new way to personalize experiences. It gives you the control of rules-based targeting, with the reach and scale of automated personalization. The idea is to use machine learning to match
January 30, 2019

6 Experimentation secrets from Airbnb and Uber

Last week we hosted over 130 experimenters at Optimizely HQ in San Francisco for our first live event of the year. We were lucky enough to be joined by two brands — Airbnb and Uber — that have fundamentally changed the way we travel and get around today: Panelists Jami Schwartz, Head of Marketing, Airbnb for
November 08, 2018

Speed Matters: Making Optimizely Web Even Faster

You’ve probably heard that performance matters on the web. But in recent years, performance has taken center stage. It’s gone from being a priority for technical teams to becoming a top priority for business and product leaders as well. Why? Performance can impact key business metrics like page or cart abandonment, conversion rates, and ultimately