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Pizza Hut Names Former PepsiCo and Taco Bell Executives as Global Chief Brand Officer and U.S. CMO, Respectively

by | May 22, 2024
Pizza Hut Hires Former PepsiCo and Taco Bell Executives for Global Chief Brand Officer and U.S. CMO Roles
Plano-based Pizza Hut Names President of Pizza Hut U.S
by | May 10, 2024
Juan Carlos "Carl" Loredo—the former global CMO for Wendy's—will assume responsibility for driving overall performance of Pizza Hut's U.S. business.
Plano-Based Pizza Hut To Offer Free ‘Goodbye Pies’ Through Valentine’s Day
by | Feb 6, 2024
In a heartbreakingly clever marketing stunt, Pizza Hut is offering free Hot Honey "Goodbye Pies" between now and Valentine's Day, while supplies last. Your soul may be shattered, but hey—at least you get some slices.
Chuck E. Cheese Taps Former D&B Marketing Veteran as CMO Amid ‘Aggressive Brand Transformation’
by | Apr 14, 2023
Irving-based CEC Entertainment, a national leader in family entertainment and dining, has announced that Sean Gleason has been appointed as the new Chief Marketing Officer for Chuck E. Cheese and its virtual kitchen brands, including Pasqually's Pizza & Wings.

IBM Acquires Dallas’ Dialexa to Tap Its Product Engineering Expertise

by | Sep 22, 2022
From hanging hula hoops on its ceilings for drone races to designing a lawn-mowing robot app to developing a platform that trains human brains, Dallas-based Dialexa does things different. Now—with its acquisition by IBM Consulting—it will help one of the world's leading tech companies deepen its product engineering expertise. "IBM and Dialexa's shared vision for delivering industry-defining digital products could be a game changer," says Scott Harper, Dialexa's co-founder and CEO.
A Slice of Fashion: Plano-Based Pizza Hut Drops Tastewear Line
by | Jul 27, 2021
Pizza Hut has innovated pizza, so why not innovate consumer fashion too? Now you can wear the pepperoni-slice necklace of your dreams ($19.99), impress friends poolside in Pizza Hut slides ($24.99), get full-on crusty with a Pizza Hut tracksuit ($99.99), and more.
DI People: Match Group, DRC, Poo~Pourri, Interlock Partners, Exxon Mobil Make Moves
by | Oct 2, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Pizza Hut, Revint, HealthMine, Suffolk, OneDay, and more.
Pizza Hut Lands the First-Ever Virtual Esports Stadium Rights Deal
by | Jul 30, 2019
Plano-headquartered Pizza Hut is this year serving as an official sponsor of EA and the NFL's Madden NFL 20 Championship Series. As part of the deal, the virtual in-game stadium experience will be referred to as “Pizza Hut Stadium.”
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Follow the Money: TPG Raises $12B for Flagship Fund; Pizza Hut Acquires Online Ordering Platform

by | Dec 8, 2018
Also, you'll find news about deals involving Cypress Growth Capital, D.R. Horton, Aspira, ECi Sofware Solutions, Ryan, and Accenture in this roundup of activity by companies and investors with ties to North Texas.
Ben Lamm and Andrew Busey founded Conversable in 2016. [Photo: Conversable]
Texas AI Company Conversable Acquired by LivePerson
by | Oct 1, 2018
Conversable will join LivePerson in "taking conversational commerce to the 'Main Street' market," according to Conversable co-founder Ben Lamm. Conversation technology is a “transformative interface,” he says.
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By the Numbers: Tech Roots Give DFW the Edge in UX/UI Boom
by | Sep 28, 2018
The user experience sector is exploding in Dallas-Fort Worth. That's a good pairing with the region's history as a high-tech hotbed.
Resource Guide for designers, creatives, and UX/UI pros in Dallas Fort Worth.
Creative Vault: Your Guide to Resources for Designers and UX/UI Pros in DFW
by | Sep 27, 2018
There are plenty of area associations, events, organizations, and educational institutions to help designers brainstorm, commiserate, learn, and hone their skills. Here's a resource guide to get you started.
Cassini Nazir is the director of design and research for the ArtSciLab at the University of Texas at Dallas. [Photo: UTD]

Societal Urgency: UTD’s Cassini Nazir on the First-Person Experience

by | Sep 27, 2018
It would make sense that the best education in user-experience would involve a first-person experience. It's about finding needs and figuring out how to fill them.
The University of Texas at Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) program. [Photo: UTD]
A Look Into the Future: Industry Leaders Say Universities Provide UX Firepower
by | Sep 27, 2018
From developing autonomous trucks to incorporating science and the arts, universities in Dallas-Fort Worth are churning out UX-perts
Spacee founder Skip Howard wrote the code for the computer vision technology that allows individuals to interact with surfaces, which display information in response. [Photo: Spacee]
XR: 4 North Texas Companies ‘Extend the Experience’
by | Sep 26, 2018
In a service economy, winners will be companies who can best anticipate customer needs and can provide the best customer experience. Enter Extended Reality: Here are some DFW companies making bets on its future.
Norm Cox was on the Xerox team that literally built the desktop environment we use every day. [Sources: Norm Cox, Alexey-Bezrodny/iStockphoto]
The Iconoclast:
North Texas’ Norm Cox and a Legacy in Design
by | Sep 24, 2018
Tap a menu on your smartphone to pay for your coffee, or edit a Word doc. Either way, you can think of Norm Cox. The North Texan was on the Xerox team that developed the graphical interface that we still use today.