Integral Ad Science Appoints Tom Sharma as Chief Product Officer

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, announced that Tom Sharma will join the company as Chief Product Officer, effective November 2, 2020. This critical new hire will accelerate IAS's global product expansion, including plans to enhance its industry-leading Connected TV (CTV) solution. Sharma will be based in New York and report directly to IAS CEO, Lisa Utzschneider. "We have aggressive goals to deliver innovative ad verification products that drive this industry forward, and Tom's…

Undertone and Integral Ad Science (IAS) Introduce Viewable-to-Complete Video Buying Metric

Undertone, the leader in Intelligent High Impact who creates the most memorable digital experiences for brands, has officially released its new video Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and buying model with IAS, called Viewable-to-Complete Video (VTC). Now top-tier brands who partner with Undertone for instream and outstream video solutions will be able to transact on a video impression that is viewable at the point of video completion for 6 second to 30 second video. Undertone has invested heavily in the video space over…

Integral Ad Science Expands Business Operations in Indonesia

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, announced the expansion of its business into the Indonesia market. IAS has appointed a digital media veteran, Arfitrianto Zulnaini, as sales director to lead the business operations in Indonesia. Arfitrianto will be based in Jakarta and will report to Laura Quigley, SVP APAC, IAS. Arfitrianto is tasked with accelerating IAS’s operations in Indonesia and further driving the media quality mandate in Indonesia by the adoption of IAS’s superior…

Otto Berkes Joins Integral Ad Science Board of Directors

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, announced that Otto Berkes, Chief Executive Officer at Acendre, has joined its board of directors effective August 26, 2020. Berkes brings a wealth of experience to the IAS board with expertise in business and building innovative technology solutions. As an Xbox co-founder, Berkes had an 18-year career at Microsoft where he drove groundbreaking hardware and software innovation in computer graphics, home entertainment, mobile devices, and cloud…

Integral Ad Science Names Eu-Gene Sung as Chief Financial Officer

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, today announced Eu-Gene Sung has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. In her new role, Sung will report directly to the CEO, Lisa Utzschneider, and will lead the organization in setting financial strategies to drive business outcomes and growth. Her first day will be May 6, 2020. "We have ambitious goals at IAS and Eu-Gene's experience working closely with CEOs to grow businesses, both in terms of revenue and profitability, makes her the ideal…

Integral Ad Science Provides Cutting Edge Ad Verification with Automatic Machine Learning Capabilities from H2O.ai

H2O Driverless AI Provides Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Help Protect Brands and Maximize Impact H2O.ai, the open source leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), announced that it is working with the global leader in digital ad verification, Integral Ad Science (IAS), to bring its industry-leading automatic machine learning platform, H2O Driverless AI to ad verification. The IAS data science team can deliver trusted data measurement and insights to the global digital advertising…

Integral Ad Science and FreeWheel Partner to Provide Publishers with a Global Solution to Measure Premium Video Inventory Against…

Publishers using FreeWheel's video monetization platform now have a simple solution for verifying and protecting their digital video inventory. Integral Ad Science (IAS) announces a partnership with FreeWheel’s ad management platform that allows publishers to measure the quality of their digital video for viewability, brand safety, and fraud. The solution is globally available across Video Ad Serving Template (VAST) and Video Player Ad Interface Definition (VPAID) inventory across desktop and mobile web. “We are excited to…

Simplaex Partners with Integral Ad Science for Brand Safety, Viewability and Ad Fraud Measurement

Simplaex Has Chosen the Global Leader in Measuring Media Quality to Provide Greater Ability to Measure the Quality of Mobile Campaigns Simplaex, the company behind the world’s most advanced Artificial Intelligence-powered user classification technology announced its partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global software company that empowers the advertising industry with ad effectiveness solutions. Simplaex has chosen the global leader in measuring media quality to provide greater ability to measure the quality of…

Vista Equity Partners to Acquire AdTech Leader, Integral Ad Science (IAS)

Vista Equity Partners has Agreed to Acquire Majority Stake in Integral Ad Science, Supporting IAS’s Continued Growth The leading adtech platform, Integral Ad Science (“IAS”), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be majority acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”). Vista is a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data, and technology-enabled businesses. Recommended Read: InMobi Expands IAS Integration to Provide Enhanced Viewability Reporting for Mobile In-App VAST…

Local Media Consortium Partners with Integral Ad Science to Deliver Better Results to Members for Brand Safety, Ad Fraud, and Viewability

Using Integral Ad Science's Automated Real-Time Platform, Local Media Consortium Members Can Seamlessly Eliminate Impression Waste, Streamline Workflow, Improve Inventory Quality, and Increase Revenue The Local Media Consortium (LMC), a strategic alliance of leading local media companies, today announced a new partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global measurement and analytics company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions to empower the advertising industry to invest with confidence…

Local Media Consortium Partners with Integral Ad Science to Deliver Better Results to Members for Brand Safety, Ad Fraud, and Viewability

The Local Media Consortium (LMC), a strategic alliance of leading local media companies, today announced a new partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global measurement and analytics company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions to empower the advertising industry to invest with confidence and activate consumers everywhere. By partnering with IAS, the LMC will enable its members – which include more than 75 local media companies representing more than 1,700 newspaper,…

S4m Partners with Integral Ad Science to Bolster Mobile Campaign Viewability Measurement

S4M Clients Worldwide Can Now Benefit From IAS’s Industry Leading Viewability Measurement On The FUSIO Campaign Dashboard S4M (Success for Mobile), a leading mobile programmatic technology, announced a global partnership with Integral Ad Science, the measurement and analytics company that empowers the advertising industry. FUSIO, S4M’s full stack programmatic platform, is now integrated with viewability measurement by IAS. S4M clients worldwide can now benefit from IAS’s industry leading viewability measurement on the…

Airship Named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms

This is the second consecutive year Airship has been positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant Customer engagement company Airship announced that it has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms. 1 Among 13 vendors evaluated, Airship was positioned highest in its ability to execute and furthest to the right for its completeness of vision for the second consecutive year. A complimentary copy of the report is…

Programmatic Job Advertising Leader Joveo Launches Industry-First Cookieless Candidate Tracking Capability

Joveo’s new feature dramatically enhances transparency, conversion data accuracy, and performance optimization capabilities for recruitment marketing teams worldwide Joveo, the global leader in programmatic recruitment advertising technology, announced the launch of its cookieless candidate tracking capability, the first of its kind in the recruitment marketing ecosystem. In the job advertising space today, cookies are commonly used as a way to track online job seeker behavior and understand their journeys along the…

Ping Identity Unveils Advanced Passwordless Features to Transform Digital Experiences

PingZero provides frictionless login experiences with passwordless authentication including support for the FIDO2 open standard Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, announced PingZero, a suite of passwordless authentication features organizations can implement to deliver seamless digital experiences to employees and customers. By eliminating login friction, including the need for usernames and passwords, PingZero boosts employee productivity, improves customer retention and acquisition rates,…

Brightcove, the Global and Industry-Defining Leader in Video, Unveils Bold New Brand

The Trusted and Innovative Authority in Video for Leading Organizations Reinvigorates Brand Platform with Total Visual Redesign Brightcove Inc. the global leader in video for business, announced a complete reimagination of its brand, inclusive of all-new positioning and voice, as well as a bold new graphic identity. The rebrand comes at a time when video is being fully embraced by both consumers and businesses across all sectors. This solidifies the company’s mission to own the video platform conversation globally as the…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Nielsen, Broadbean Technology, Vistar Media, Anzu.io, and Integral Ad Science. Nielsen Supercharges Ad Intelligence Platform With Richer Advertising Spend Data Nielsen announced that it is augmenting the U.S. digital capabilities of Nielsen Ad Intel, a market-leading advertising intelligence solution. As part of the enhancements, Ad Intel is expanding its digital footprint by…

Australia Safest for Video Impressions; APAC has Lower Ad Fraud Rates on Programmatic Buys Across All Channels

In its latest report on ad fraud risks, Integral Ad Science (IAS) has reported key statistics on adtech and brand safety trends in the APAC and Australia. According to the report titled, “Media Quality Report for H1 2020”, Australia had notable reductions in total brand risk for video impressions — both desktop video and mobile web video. Compared to this startling trend in Australia, Japan was facing quite the opposite. Advertisers in Japan witnessed a spike in brand safety violations due to complex issues in the…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from Quantum Metric, Disney, Helium 10, Integral Ad Science, and Quartile Digital. DISH Selects Quantum Metric to Deliver Transformational Digital Products and Services For Customers Worldwide Quantum Metric, a SaaS platform that helps organizations build better digital products faster, and DISH, a connectivity company that provides television entertainment and award-winning…

IAS Partners with Google in Building An Industry-Leading Automated Tag

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, and Google Campaign Manager, the largest global ad server, announced the first automated tag to seamlessly wrap campaigns with both ad server and third-party verification tags for Campaign Manager. Time spent manually wrapping tags is one of the biggest pain points for digital advertisers today. With IAS's new automated tag, they will now be able to reduce time spent wrapping tags. Additionally, advertisers will have a central location to…