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MarTech Interview with Damon Henry, Founder and CEO, KORTX

"The challenge for advertisers is that the audience data they’re collecting is siloed within a given campaign channel. What they learn about a customer on SnapChat they’re not able to incorporate into a programmatic display campaign." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start KORTX IO? I’ve been writing software since I was a teenager. After studying computer science, I was fortunate to land a job at a traditional ad agency. Here my colleague and I were tasked with developing the…

TechBytes with Roy Rosenfeld, VP Product Management, DoubleVerify

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at DoubleVerify. I am the SVP of Measurement Products and GM of our Israeli R&D center. I lead a team of over 20 product managers and analysts working on measurement solutions in the areas of Fraud, Brand Safety, and Viewability/Engagement, which are used by DoubleVerify clients and partners to authenticate the value of media. I also oversee our Fraud Lab, which is dedicated to identifying new types of fraud in the ecosystem — across buying platforms and…

MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Salesforce Updates

The MarTech Roundup covers the top Marketing Technology news from last week featuring latest funding, product launches, partnerships and interviews The Rise of a New Unicorn in the MarTech Landscape: Outreach Category: MarTech Funding, Sales Engagement, Sales Automation Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, has secured $114 million in Series E financing at a $1.1 billion valuation, making it the first and only unicorn in the rapidly growing sales engagement category. It was recently recognized as a Gartner's…

TechBytes with Matthew Hultgren, VP of Analytics at Marketing Architects

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Marketing Architects. I lead the analytics team at Marketing Architects, and it’s my responsibility to help our clients understand their data and how it impacts results. Ultimately, we’re helping clients achieve transformative growth through television. We’ve heavily invested in an abundance of groundbreaking technology over the years, creating our own proprietary platforms that are second to none. And we’ve strategically partnered with outside parties to…

Stingray Selects Triton Digital for Digital Audio Monetization

Triton Digital, the leading technology provider for the global audio industry, announced that Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company in Montreal, has selected Triton Digital to power the monetization of the streaming audio content on its Stingray Music mobile application. Through this partnership, Stingray will utilize Triton’s programmatic audio marketplace (a2x®) and audio Sell-Side Platform (Yield-Op) to make its audio inventory available programmatically to media buyers around the world through both…

DISH Media Appoints Dave Antonelli to Direct Sling TV Advertising Strategy and Sales

DISH Media announced that Dave Antonelli has been selected to lead advertising strategy and revenue for Sling TV. "Dave will apply his insights into the rapidly changing media landscape to further Sling's leadership in advertising innovation as the lines between digital and TV continue to blur," said Kevin Arrix, senior vice president of DISH Media. "Dave will bring exceptional leadership and guidance to both Sling TV and DISH Media." In his new role, Antonelli will manage Sling TV client services, direct and…

MultiView Joins The Stagwell Group

Company Adds Critical B2B Digital Marketing Offering to the Portfolio The Stagwell Group announced its affiliate has acquired B2B digital marketer MultiView Inc. MultiView is Stagwell's first significant investment in the growing B2B digital marketing space. With over 400 employees across the US and Canada, MultiView is a leader in digital marketing solutions for B2B marketers and publishing solutions for associations. MultiView's B2B programmatic buying and targeting platforms have launched over 1 million B2B…

ITV to Launch New Addressable Advertising Platform

ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, announces that it has signed an exclusive UK and Ireland licensing agreement with Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, for end-to-end programmatic buying and selling of premium video inventory on the ITV Hub. This will enable ITV to launch a new, fully programmatic, premium advanced advertising platform, uniquely built using Amobee’s advertising technology which allows advertisers complete control over the purchasing of their campaigns across ITV’s…

Amobee and ITV Announce Exclusive Technology Licensing and Innovation Partnership

Leading Technology Platform Will Power ITV’s Ambitions in Advanced TV and Programmatic Advertising Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, announced a partnership with ITV—the United Kingdom’s biggest commercial broadcaster—for the exclusive UK and Ireland licensing of Amobee’s technology for end-to-end programmatic buying and selling of premium video on the ITV Hub. The agreement will enable ITV to offer advertisers advanced solutions and programmatic access within its portfolio of premium digital video…

DoubleVerify Expands Mobile App Brand Safety Protection to Over 75 Content Categories

New Brand Safety Capabilities Expand Brand Reputation Coverage in Mobile App Environment  DoubleVerify ("DV"), the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, announced the launch of its expanded mobile app brand safety solution – augmenting quality coverage within this high-priority channel. “DV innovated mobile app brand safety in 2017, and has continued to build our coverage within this important channel,” said Matt McLaughlin, COO of DoubleVerify. “DV’s expanded solution lets…

Adtech Startup Scibids Opens APAC Headquarters in Singapore

Rahul Vasudev, Former Mediamath APAC Managing Director Heads the APAC Office AI-As-A-Service Company Focused on Media Optimisation Adtech startup Scibids has opened its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, its first international office. This follows the Company’s successful SGD 3.3 million (€2.2 million) Series A funding last September. Rahul Vasudev, former Managing Director of MediaMath (Asia Pacific) and the APAC Head of Digital at MediaCom, will head Scibid’s APAC expansion. Based in Paris, Scibids has developed…

ADYOULIKE Verified by ABC to JICWEBS Brand Safety Principles

ADYOULIKE has been verified to the JICWEBS Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Good Practice Principles by independent industry body ABC.  The aim of the Good Practice Principles is to enhance transparency in the UK digital display advertising market, ultimately giving brands greater confidence that their advertising will reach the right audience and will not be associated with content that could jeopardise brand reputation. ADYOULIKE, the global leader in Native Advertising provides AI-driven Native Advertising…

Better Advertising Experiences Start with Data Transparency

In 2019, brands are demanding more accountability from their agency partners, with 45% of marketers already taking some or all their media-buying plans in house as of last year. As programmatic becomes further ingrained as the predominant ad placement solution, advertisers are in-housing this technology to gain greater control and management of data, targeting, performance, and ad spend – to name a few benefits. Programmatic currently accounts for more than 80% of digital ad spend, but to drive meaningful engagement and…

Agari Now Available on the FedRAMP Marketplace

Agari Leads Federal Adoption of DMARC & BOD 18-01 Compliance Agari, the next-generation Secure Email Cloud that restores trust to the inbox, announced that Agari Brand Protection is now “In Process” on the FedRAMP marketplace, a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. As of February 18, 2019, Agari already protects the majority of all executive branch federal domains that use a DMARC service to achieve…

Bertelsmann and Saham’s Customer Experience Business, “Majorel”, Launched; Bold Statement of Intent on Future Growth

Rebranding of Former Arvato CRM Solutions, Phone Group, Ecco Outsourcing and Pioneers Outsourcing into Majorel Thomas Mackenbrock, Chief Executive Officer of newly created customer experience services group ‘Majorel’, formally launched the new brand with an ambitious statement of intent on its global growth strategy. Majorel, which has more than 48,000 employees in 28 countries worldwide, is a leading player in Europe, Middle East and Africa and has a strong presence in Asia and the Americas. Early this year the company…

Domo Introduces the Domo Media Suite to Help Media Buyers and Publishers Drive More Performance from Digital Ad Campaigns

New Suite Leverages the Power of the Domo Platform to Deliver New Business Benefits and Rapid Time to Value Across all Industries Domo , provider of the leading cloud-based operating system for business, announced the new Domo Media Suite that includes solutions for media buyers and publishers to consolidate complex systems and data sets, allowing customers to easily analyze the digital media they are buying and selling, optimize and report on performance, and drive more value from their media campaigns. The Domo Media…

ADYOULIKE Verified by ABC to JICWEBS Brand Safety Principles

ADYOULIKE has been verified to the JICWEBS Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Good Practice Principles by independent industry body ABC.  The aim of the Good Practice Principles is to enhance transparency in the UK digital display advertising market, ultimately giving brands greater confidence that their advertising will reach the right audience and will not be associated with content that could jeopardise brand reputation. ADYOULIKE, the global leader in Native Advertising provides AI-driven Native Advertising…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Harry Kargman, Founder and CEO, Kargo

What are the major mobile ad trends that dominated the industry in 2018? Have there been any surprises? Fighting ad fraud and ensuring quality is a major industry priority. Kargo’s ads.txt compliance is a major step in the right direction in this regard, especially as they became something of an industry leader as a result. Brand safety and assuring quality across outlets has also become a major focus. Distrust of the duopoly continued from 2017 into 2018, with numerous stories around Facebook’s sloppy reporting and…

Beeswax Secures $15 Million in Series B Following 2018’s Record 150% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth

Industry's SaaS-Based Bidder-As-A-Service to Double down on Growth of Connected TV and Rise of Brands' In-Housing Programmatic, as Demand Increases for Transparent Media Buying Beeswax, the industry's first extensible programmatic buying platform, announced that it has secured $15 million in Series B Funding led by RRE, Foundry, and Amasia along with participation from You & Mr Jones. Having raised $28 million to date, Beeswax's continued growth across North America, Europe, and APAC is fueled by the company's…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Ian Kane, Founder and COO, Ternio

Tell us about your journey into technology and how you started Ternio. I have worked in digital media for over 10 years with a heavy focus on business development, sales, and strategy. My career started as the 1st employee in a media startup which grew into a $50mm a year business during my tenure. Over my career, I’ve had the opportunity to work in both early stage and mature organizations, be a part of acquisitions on the buy and sell side, and drive go-to-market strategy for various data and media products. Seeing…