Inviqa today acquired software consultancy Byng to grow its digital innovation practice and expand its suite of customer engagement services.
Byng – whose client portfolio includes BT, Virgin Atlantic, Allianz and Telefonica – brings to Inviqa its expertise in mobile app development, Dev Ops, micro-services, Scala and machine learning – enabling Inviqa to expand its digital services for leading brands, publishers, and retailers, such as Missguided, Virgin, BBC, and Victoria Beckham.
Inviqa CEO Yair Spitzer, said: ‘Today’s acquisition is a significant expansion to our thriving digital innovation practice and builds upon the broad portfolio of bespoke solutions we can provide organisations looking to transform their digital capability and offerings.
‘In today’s fast-paced digital era, swift and agile technology has never been more important in enabling brands to keep pace with changes in customer behaviour in order to meet their business goals. Byng’s expertise complements Inviqa’s experience in ecommerce, content management, and digital innovation, and will help ensure our clients continue to reach their customers in new and innovative ways’.
He added: ‘In the last nine years, Inviqa has grown both organically and through mergers and acquisition. This year we unified with our sister agencies Session Digital and iKOS to forge a new, multi-discipline breed of technology partner and we are delighted to welcome Byng into the fold to enhance our digital innovation offering’.
Byng CEO and founder Ollie Maitland joins Inviqa today as the company’s Digital Innovation Practice Manager. In his new role, Ollie will be focused on further expanding the growing digital innovation practice.
Ollie said: ‘We are delighted to join Inviqa – a digital leader that prides itself on putting its customers’ business goals first. The acquisition brings to Inviqa new digital skillsets and expertise, a broad network of consultancies and agencies, and new business opportunities. Together we’re excited to help our clients tackle technology challenges and deliver world-class digital products and services’.