NewsCred is on a mission to reinvent marketing.

We believe that exceptional content drives business results and is key to building lasting, meaningful relationships with customers. And as a creator of the content marketing space, we empower the world’s most ambitious brands with powerful technology and a team of unrivaled experts to unlock the value of their content marketing, gain actionable insights, and prove business results.

Everyday, the world’s leading CMOs and marketing leaders from companies including Barclays, Cox Communications, Fidelity, Hewlett Packard, USAA, Virgin Media, and more rely on NewsCred to orchestrate their marketing across channels, collaborate with global teams, build brand awareness and drive measurable business outcomes.

We're the leader in our category, and fueled by almost $90 million in funding from top venture capitalists. Founded in 2008, NewsCred serves hundreds of customers in over 70 countries from seven global offices.

2008

founded

$88M

in funding

70%

of clients are Fortune 2000 brands

44M/58M+

licensed articles/images

100K

Insights subscribers (largest content marketing community)

$15M+

paid to publishers and freelancers

Leadership

Shafqat Islam

CEO + Co-founder

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Shafqat Islam is Co-founder and CEO of NewsCred. Originally from Bangladesh by way of Switzerland, he believes anyone can start and build a great company. He is passionate about reinventing marketing and also the way we work.

Asif Rahman

CTO + Co-founder

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Asif Rahman is Co-founder and CTO of NewsCred where he leads the engineering teams in New York and Dhaka. He strives to create a fulfilling environment where software engineers can grow, be challenged, and enjoy the people they work with. Asif is passionate about building a values-based company that inspires employees to do great work.

Charles Hough

COO + President

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Charles Hough is President and COO of NewsCred. He shares an overall accountability for the business with CEO and Co-founder, Shafqat Islam, with an emphasis on day-to-day business execution. He has spent more than 20 years in leadership positions at top technology companies, successfully spearheading rapid growth and change management through two IPOs and numerous venture financing and M+A activities. Charles is passionate about scaling startups to powerhouse businesses.

Cliff Dorsey

SVP Global Sales

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Cliff Dorsey is the Head of Global Sales at NewsCred where he has responsibility for sales execution, go-to-market strategy, business development, and revenue growth to support the growing market demand for the company’s solution. Cliff has more than 20 years of sales leadership experience and has held multiple sales leadership roles at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), Invodo, Medallia, and eight years at LivePerson where he was instrumental in the company’s growth from $17 million to $168 million during his tenure. Prior to his corporate career, Cliff served on both active duty and the reserves as an Army Officer.

Lisa Kalscheur

SVP Marketing

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Lisa Kalscheur is SVP of Marketing for NewsCred where she oversees marketing and communications. She has spent more than 10 years in leadership positions at prominent technology and media companies, including AppNexus and AOL. Lisa is passionate about developing strong teams, championing women in the workplace, and building powerhouse brands.

Jean Seok

Head of Product and Design

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Jean Seok is Head of Product and Design for NewsCred where she ensures our software platform helps customers succeed at content marketing. She was previously the CEO of education tech startup Learningpod, and her experience includes leading user experience design at companies like Kaplan and blogging pioneer Six Apart. Jean was also a journalist early in her career.

Amy Wu

SVP Finance and Operations

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Amy Wu is SVP of Finance and Operations for NewsCred, overseeing global finance, accounting, legal, investor relations, and corporate development. She has spent more than eight years as both a tech investor and operator at Insight Venture Partners and IA Ventures. Amy is passionate about team building, contributing to the NYC technology space, angel investing, climbing, and skiing.

"NewsCred has built particularly strong tools for managing large, global teams and sprawling content repositories, plus consulting services that lead the CMP field. Of all the Content Marketing Platforms evaluated in this assessment, NewsCred has the largest product development team, and this shows by the speed with which it has developed, delivered, and won business for its content marketing cloud..."

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