CDPs have become one of the biggest marketing buzzwords of 2020. Customer Data Platforms, or CDPs as they are commonly known, have attracted the attention of marketers, agencies, digital transformation consultants and ad tech companies. What are CDPs? And how do CDPs help marketers better understand the buying journey of individual customers? This talk will introduce the basics of CDPs. We’ll explore how marketers can use CDPs to get a more comprehensive and data-driven view of their customers - on both an individual and aggregated segment level. We’ll show how CDPs can collect and stitch together customer data that lives in different data silos to create a single customer profile. We’ll also see how CDPs can help marketers create and activate more complete and robust customer segments for better user acquisition and growth marketing campaigns.