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VideoAmp Strengthens Engineering Team, Names Josh Nisenson as New SVP of Engineering

In His New Role at Videoamp, Josh Nisenson Will Oversee the Company’s Engineering Teams VideoAmp, the software and data solutions company powering the convergence of linear TV and digital advertising, announced Josh Nisenson has joined the company’s leadership team as Senior Vice President of Engineering. Nisenson brings engineering leadership experience from Ericsson, Nortel Networks, Occam Networks, Mu Dynamics, Spirent, BrightRoll, and most recently Yahoo! (now Oath). In his new role at VideoAmp, Nisenson will oversee…

comScore Announces Campaign Ratings to Solve Cross-Platform Video Ad Measurement Challenge

comscore's New Product Will Offer Unduplicated Campaign Measurement Across Linear TV, Network OTT and Hulu on Desktop, Mobile, and Living Room Devices comScore has announced a pilot program for its newest solution aimed to solve the industry’s need for sophisticated cross-platform video advertising measurement. The product, called Campaign Ratings, launches in beta this September with ABC, CBS, CNN, Disney, Fox, Freeform, GroupM, NBCUniversal, The CW Network, Turner, and Viacom, and will provide media buyers and sellers…

comScore Launches Enhanced Custom Reporting to Advance Mobile Capabilities

New comScore Enhancements for Mobile Capabilities Provide Deeper Mobile Insights and Broader Competitive Intelligence for Marketers comScore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced substantial enhancements to its custom reporting for mobile. The new mobile capabilities would offer clients deeper insight into an increasingly competitive mobile landscape. These are based on a massive measurement sample and will afford customers greater visibility into consumer engagement…

Interview with Bryan Wiener, CEO, comScore

"Connecting the dots requires a vast data footprint and sophisticated data science that spans all platforms."Tell us about your role at comScore and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a customer-led measurement firm? I’ve built a 25-year career on navigating companies in highly disruptive industries to positions of market leadership. Given the pace of change in the media landscape at present—and the need for a trusted, independent measurement partner able to account for audiences across…

TiVo Names Raghu Rau as Interim CEO

TiVo Director Raghu Rau Appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer TiVo Corporation announced that Raghu Rau, a member of TiVo’s Board of Directors, has been named interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The appointment follows Enrique Rodriguez’s personal decision to resign from his role as TiVo’s President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors to assume a position as Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global in Europe, one of TiVo’s long-time global…

Roku Introduces Audience Marketplace for OTT Ad Sellers and Buyers

Publishers Can Leverage Roku Data and Tools to Deliver Targeted OTT Advertising Roku, Inc. introduced Audience Marketplace, a new way advertising buyers and sellers can more effectively target audiences on the Roku platform in the US. By leveraging Roku’s first-party data and proprietary ad technology, publishers can use Audience Marketplace to sell targeted audiences on the Roku platform to advertisers. Roku has extensive insights into its millions of OTT streamers, and offers the ability to precisely target specific…

Tim Conley Elevated to CEO of Extreme Reach

Jorge Martell Promoted to Chief Financial Officer; Jennifer Wambold Named Chief Human Resources Officer Executive Promotions Position Company for Rapid Innovation Serving Brands, Agencies, the Production Community and Programmers Across Linear TV, Advanced TV and Online Video Extreme Reach, the cloud technology platform for TV and video ad workflow and Talent and Rights management, today announced promotions on the company's leadership team, including the appointment of Tim Conley to the position of CEO. Conley, who…

Despite The Benefits, Advertisers Are Still Holding Back On OTT – Here’s Why They Should Reconsider

Cord-cutters made waves in Q4 2017, with cable and satellite TV subscribers declining at the highest rate since 2010. Now with more consumers averting their eyes to Internet TV models,  advertisers have been driven to switch things up and they’re starting to invest in over-the-top (OTT) video, so not to be left in the dust. OTT offers advertisers the ability to garner engagement and highly target consumers, especially younger generations. The revenue gained from OTT advertising is on the rise, too. OTT AVOD (Advertising…

TechBytes with Sandro Catanzaro, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, dataxu

Sandro Catanzaro Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, dataxu dataxu recently announced its new solution for media companies, TotalTV which enables owners of high-quality TV content to offer audience-based targeting and unify disparate distribution channels and consumer devices. We spoke to dataxu's Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Sandro Catanzaro, to understand how they leverage the analytics and what they do to assure brand safety and prevent ad fraud. Tell us about your role at dataxu and the team/technology…

Nicolle Pangis is the New NCC Media President And CEO

The Former Global COO of GroupM's PLATFORM, to Guide NCC's Expansion from Linear TV Leader to Comprehensive Linear and Addressable Media Business Charter Communications, Comcast Corporation, and Cox Communications have Nicolle Pangis to serve as president and CEO at NCC Media. Nicolle will lead NCC in the next phase of the company's development, building upon its strength in linear TV to introduce a scaled, data-driven media business for both linear and addressable buying. Charter Communications, Comcast, and Cox are the …

comScore Brings Advanced Audiences to its Flagship Digital Audience Measurement Solution

Inclusion of IAB, OTT and TV Viewing Segments Allows Media Buyers And Sellers To Understand Multi-Platform Audiences Beyond Age And Gender comScore announced the addition of new Advanced Audience segments to its digital audience measurement solution, MMX Multi-Platform. The introduction of comScore Advanced Audiences™ provides MMX subscribers with a deeper understanding of digital audiences based on their interests, lifestyles and behaviors. This is part of a broader comScore initiative to integrate Advanced Audiences…

Ad Tech Leaders Align on Adoption of Ad Clouds and a Universal Asset Identifier

Extreme Reach, Adstream and Ad-ID Collaborate on Tech White Paper Advertisers and brands are facing an increasing set of challenges when it comes to delivering their video ads across non-linear channels. According to a new paper, the absence of a widely accepted unique identifier for every ad, coupled with outdated workflow processes, is costing the industry millions – in missed opportunities to fulfill programmatic ad requests, delayed campaign starts and hundreds of staff hours wasted on the search for creative assets.…

Research Now SSI Launches Industry’s First Cross-Media Advertising Dashboard

Includes Agile Campaign Measurement, Optimization, and On-the-fly Adjustments Research Now revealed its first advertising measurement dashboard for gathering configurable insights about campaign effectiveness across all channels. These include digital, mobile, emerging and traditional channels. Marketing managers receive all campaign effectiveness insights especially when the campaign is live—thus helping in decisions to realize the maximum impact and calculate ROI. Also Read: The Rise of Video: LinkedIn B2B Video …

Bynder Announces Integration and Partnership with Hootsuite

New Tool Connects Social Media Channels Directly to Creative Brand Assets, Making Visual Content Management Online more Agile, Streamlined and Consistent Bynder, the global leader in digital asset management (DAM), announced a new Marketplace integration with Hootsuite, the world’s most widely used social media management platform. The integration connects Hootsuite dashboards with creative assets stored in Bynder’s portal, enabling users to easily access files for social media content development without the need to…

TechBytes with Walt Horstman, SVP Advanced Media & Advertising, TiVo

Walt Horstman SVP, Advanced Media & Advertising, TiVo In 2018, would you be still paying for TV advertising over digital? Well, it's never been more competitive in the ad industry where we see programmatic advertising technologies impacting traditional TV media buying behaviors with measurable metrics on hand. To understand the current State of TV Advertising ecosystem in 2018, we spoke to Walt Horstman, SVP Advanced Media & Advertising, TiVo. Tell us about your role at TiVo and the team/technology…

PremiumMedia360 Names Adtech Executive Sam Bhaumik as Chief Solutions Officer

Sam Bhaumik Will Lead PremiumMedia360's Effort to Connect Networks and Media Publishers to the Company's Data Hub PremiumMedia360, the advertising data automation company, named Sam Bhaumik as chief solutions officer. Bhaumik will lead PremiumMedia360’s effort to connect networks and media publishers to the company’s data hub, which in turn creates a two-way seamless connectivity that automates the workflow to advertising agencies. Also Read: 6 Simple Ways To Drive ROI On Your Landing Pages “I am looking forward…

TechBytes with Anne Frisbie, SVP, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi

Anne Frisbie SVP, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi With the recent spurt of innovations in the digital advertising analytics technologies, programmatic and native advertising models are grabbing more attention. To understand the true 'State of Advertising’ in the years to come, with the merger of programmatic and AI/ML capabilities, we spoke to the Senior Vice President, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi, Anne Frisbie.Tell us about your role at InMobi and the team/technology you handle. I’m the Senior…

Amagi Names Deepakjit Singh Chatrath as CEO

Leading Broadcast Technology Company, Amagi, Adds Industry Heavyweight Deepakjit Singh Chatrath as CEO to Help Company Continue Its Massive Global Growth Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based technology for media processing, recently announced that it has named Deepakjit Singh Chatrath as its Chief Executive Officer. With nearly 30 years of experience in broadcast technology – including executive positions at Encompass, Ascent Media, Bharti Airtel and BT – Deepakjit has been brought in to increase the footprint of Amagi…

Nielsen Branded Integration Intel Unveiled to Measure Performance of Product Placements

Standardized Metrics for Branded Integrations Will Help Media Owners, Marketers and Brands Capitalize on Additional Advertising Opportunities Leading analytics and performance management company, Nielsen, has announced the launch of Nielsen Branded Integration Intel. Nielsen Branded Integration Intel is an innovative solution that seeks to standardize the way product and brand exposures are valued across screens and devices. While media owners, brand, and advertisers recognize that branded integrations are a valuable way…

Instagram Measurement Now Available In Nielsen’s Social Content Ratings

With the Addition of Instagram Owned Measurement, Nielsen Now Offers Insights Across Three of the Biggest Social Media Publishers Nielsen announced that it has added Instagram owned measurement into its Social Content Ratings® (SCR) platform. This launch marks the first time that Instagram will be measured and delivered by Nielsen's syndicated social TV measurement solution. With the recent additions of Instagram and Facebook metrics, Nielsen's SCR platform now offers insights across three of the biggest social media…