Certona is a company developing AI-powered personalization solutions. It offers a platform that delivers personalized discovery, search, recommendations, and content capabilities. The company serves e-commerce and digital grocery industries.

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Parent CompanyKibo Software
HQSan Diego, CA, US
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Certona was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Certona

David Post

David Post

Chief Executive Officer
Meyar Sheik

Meyar Sheik

President & Chief Commerce Officer
Ram Venkataraman

Ram Venkataraman

Chief Product & Technology Officer
Ava Aprin

Ava Aprin

Director of Technology Partnerships
Euwart Anderson

Euwart Anderson

Chief People Officer
Lisa Kalscheur

Lisa Kalscheur

Chief Marketing Officer
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Certona Office Locations

Certona has offices in San Diego, Austin, Dallas, New York and in 2 other locations
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
10431 Wateridge Cir #200
Austin, TX, US
1817 W Braker Ln #200
Dallas, TX, US
KPMG Centre, 717 N Harwood St #1900
New York, NY, US
27 E 28th St 8th FL
London, GB
1 Pancras Square, Kings Cross
Swindon, GB
19-21 Newport St
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Certona Financials and Metrics

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$37 m


In total, Certona had raised $37 m. Certona is a subsidiary of Kibo Software

Certona Operating Metrics

Oct, 2016Sep, 2019

Enterprise Customers


Personalized Experiences Served Monthly

100 b


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Certona Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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Certona News and Updates

New Report Focusing on Content Recommendation Engine Market with Technology, Component, Filtering Approach, Organization Size By Focusing Top Companies like Amazon Web Services, Boomtrain, Certona, Dynamic Yield, IBM, Outbrain, Taboola, ThinkAnalytics

This market research report on Content Recommendation Engine Market studied by Component (Solution, Service), Filtering Approach, Organization Size, Vertical (E-commerce, Media, Entertainment & Gaming, Retail & Consumer Goods, Hospitality)and Regions. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on …

Certona Blogs

Taco Bell® Personalizes its Digital Ordering Experience with Certona

Taco Bell provides personalized menu item recommendations to its guests SAN DIEGO, CA – Jan. 13, 2020 – Certona, a Kibo company and global leader in omnichannel personalization, today announced it has partnered with the world’s leading Mexican-inspired quick-service restaurant (QSR) Taco Bell® to cr…

Certona’s Personalization Solution Aided DICK’S Sporting Goods, GameStop, and Additional Retailers During Final Q4 Push

Upgrades to personalized experiences help drive higher engagement and conversions during peak season Certona, a Kibo company and leader in omnichannel personalization, today announced a number of retail clients including DICK’S Sporting Goods and GameStop, launched new or expanded personalization so…

Certona Ranked #1 Personalization Provider to Industry’s Leading E-Retailers Again

SAN DIEGO – Nov. 12, 2019 – Certona®, a Kibo company and the pioneer in AI-driven personalization, today announced that the company has maintained its ranking as the #1 personalization provider to the most successful e-retailers in North America, recognized by Digital Commerce 360. Certona is the on…

Kibo to Acquire Monetate to Empower Retailers to Personalize and Optimize the Entire Customer Journey

Together, Kibo, Certona, and Monetate will provide retailers and brands with a more powerful set of solutions to curate personalized customer experiences across channels DALLAS — Oct. 10, 2019 – Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire leading tes…

Certona, A Kibo Company, Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines

SAN DIEGO, CA – August 5, 2019 – Certona, a Kibo company and the global leader in real-time AI-powered omnichannel personalization for the world’s largest brands and retailers, announced today it has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Personalization Engines. The report evaluat…

Personalization: The New Foundation of B2B Digital Sales

B2B Personalization Strategy Report B2B e-commerce is at a state of transformation.  B2B organizations must prioritize modern commerce strategies and invest in new technologies that improve the customer experience. In this report, discover how customer engagement via online portals enables businesse…
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Certona Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Certona founded?

    Certona was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Certona key executives?

    Certona's key executives are David Post, Meyar Sheik and Ram Venkataraman.

  • How many employees does Certona have?

    Certona has 46 employees.

  • Who are Certona competitors?

    Competitors of Certona include AskSid, UserLeap and IPsoft.

  • Where is Certona headquarters?

    Certona headquarters is located at 10431 Wateridge Cir #200, San Diego.

  • Where are Certona offices?

    Certona has offices in San Diego, Austin, Dallas, New York and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Certona have?

    Certona has 6 offices.