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Amobee Launches Custom Bid Algorithms for Marketers

Custom Bid Algorithms for Marketers Delivers Actionable Audience Insights for Campaign Optimization, Driving Performance Lift Across Verticals Amobee, a leading global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, has announced new enhancements to its platform that allow buyers to deploy custom data sets into Amobee’s bid modeling system. The feature launch empowers advertisers and their agencies to tailor their bid strategies against the data signals that matter most to them. Amobee Custom Bid…

Maestro Unveils Impact Scores: A New Metric for Interactive Live Streams

Engagement, Monetization, and Viewer Hours Join Viewership in the Rating System for the Cord Cutting Generation Maestro unveiled Impact Scores, a brand and agency-focused rating system designed for interactive live streams. "Live streams have evolved beyond simple TV broadcasts delivered over the internet. As a consequence, reach has become an insufficient metric on its own for measuring value. As cord-cutting continues and live streaming grows increasingly interactive, so too does the need for new metrics that…

TechBytes with Claire Sporton, SVP, Customer Experience Innovation, Confirmit

Claire Sporton SVP, Customer Experience Innovation, Confirmit Technology can be used to measure the quality of both – Customer Experience and Customer Engagement. To dive deeper into the world of marketing technologies created to deliver better customer experiences along the buyer’s journey, we spoke to Claire Sporton, SVP, Customer Experience Innovation at Confirmit.Tell us about your role at Confirmit and the team/ technology you handle. I am the Senior Vice President, Customer Experience Innovation at Confirmit.…

Interview with Melinda McLaughlin, CMO, Extreme Reach

"Outdated, manual, error-prone processes are holding back the promise of programmatic video advertising and negatively impacting brands, agencies, and publishers."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of a video technology company? As CMO at Extreme Reach, I spearhead all aspects of the company’s global marketing and communications in addition to driving market research, product development strategy, and sales enablement. I am fortunate to have a career that has spanned the massive…

Cloudwords Launches the Cloudwords Marketplace

Industry's First Localization Software Exchange Platform Readies the Market for Big Changes Cloudwords Inc., the leading Marketing Globalization Platform, announced the Cloudwords Marketplace, the industry's first localization software exchange designed specifically for marketing organizations to have one single exchange platform for their integrated solutions. The platform allows marketers and their organizations to make faster, more informed decisions that will ultimately increase their bottom line.…

Now, You Have LiveRamp IdentityLink for TV

LiveRamp IdentityLink for Television Is Aimed at Transforming The World's Largest Marketing Medium; Brands, Agencies, Programmers, and Technology Platforms Can Now Execute People-Based Marketing at Scale in $224 Billion Television Industry LiveRamp, a leading provider of Omnichannel Identity Resolution and a MarTech RADAR 150 Company, announced the extension of its IdentityLink™ platform to television. For the first time, brands, agencies, programmers and technology platforms will be able to execute people-based TV media…

Quantcast Appoints Meredith Long As Chief Revenue Officer Of North America

Former Senior Vice President and General Manager of News, Luxury & Style at Time Inc. Meredith Long Will Lead Quantcast's Largest Market to Help Brands Grow Quantcast, the world's largest AI-driven audience behavior platform for the open Internet, today announced the appointment of Meredith Long as Chief Revenue Officer for North America. In this executive role, Long will lead the company's North American sales organization, the company's largest market. Based in the company's New York office, she will report to…

S4M Co-founder Stanislas Coignard Takes Over As US CEO to Focus On US Expansion

Previously Chief Strategy Officer, Stanislas Coignard Co-Founded S4M with Global CEO, Christophe Collet in 2011 S4M, mobile advertising technology experts, specializing in drive-to-store campaigns, announces moves by senior leadership for offices in the US. Stanislas Coignard, previously Chief Strategy Officer at S4M’s headquarters in Paris, France, will now take over the leadership of the company’s expansion in the Americas as US CEO. Coignard co-founded S4M with Global CEO, Christophe Collet in 2011 and has been…

DelPlaya Media Obtains ‘TAG Registered’ Status From the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG)

DelPlaya Recently Completed the TAG Registration Process and Is Now Planning to Apply for a TAG "Certified Against Fraud" Seal DelPlaya Media Inc. a direct source of programmatic mobile inventory and demand for agencies and publishers, recently announced that it has obtained "TAG Registration" from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). TAG is an advertising industry initiative created to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain. Several hundred companies in the digital advertising industry…

Salsify Launches Industry-First Product Experience Management Platform

Top-Rated Product Content Management and Retail Syndication Capabilities Now Paired with Actionable Insights to Enable True Closed-Loop Digital Merchandising Salsify recently announced the launch of its Product Experience Management (PXM) platform, empowering brands to deliver compelling shopping experiences for consumers across every digital touchpoint. In the past, companies have deployed an array of point solutions in order to approximate the concept of PXM. However, this patchwork method has inevitably led to major…

The Next Brand Sponsorship Frontier: Enhancing the eSports Fan Experience 

In recent years, the booming business of video games has spawned a huge next generation of consumer engagement.  For those who have been living under a rock—or at least far away from the monitor screens and events that are involving more than 70 million viewers and billions of dollars— this burgeoning phenomenon is the world of competitive eSports. eSports, in which professional video game players face off against each other, has become a fast-expanding spectator sport filled with teams, leagues, and arenas (with yet a…

Toluna Announces Global Growth Driven by Continued Digital Innovations

Toluna's Growth Is Underpinned by a Vision to Transform and Expand The Market Research Industry Toluna, a leading provider of on-demand, consumer insights, announced several significant business milestones recently, The announcements included double-digit revenue growth, year-over-year, driven by more than 40% percent revenue growth from its leading on-demand, automated consumer insights platform. The company further cemented its growth with the acquisition of KuRunData by parent company ITWP in January 2018, boosting its…

TechBytes with Zackary Cantor, Director, Decision Sciences, GlobalWide Media

Zackary Cantor Director, Decision Sciences, GlobalWide Media As audience-based advertising strategies continue to draw a sizeable amount of ad dollars into the tech industry, the definitions of “Digital Transformation’ and “Digital Innovation” have begun to converge for businesses. Brands are now focusing on creating personalized ads that match up to the modern customer experience standards. To know more about the state of adtech in 2018 and the major pain points that advertisers should get rid of, we spoke to Zackary…

Interview with Marc Guldimann, Founder and CEO, Parsec

"Real-time personalization is still nascent. It’s never been about a lack of data science or analytics, rather the biggest factor slowing customization down is an outcome to optimize towards."What inspired you to launch a mobile advertising technology platform? I’ve been in digital advertising for a little over 10 years. My first company, Spongecell, pivoted into display advertising after raising money from IPG and I’ve been fascinated with the industry ever since. What are the core tenets of time-based advertising in…

Proper Media Acquires Spoutable.com

Ad Tech Company Doubles Its Reach By Acquiring Leading Provider Of Advertising Placements Proper Media, a full-service, independent ad tech company based in San Diego, today announced the acquisition of Spoutable.com, a technology company reinventing web monetization through its suite of highly viewable and engaging advertising placements. Spoutable's approach combines unique ad units, a variety of media types, and machine learning to create new and high-yielding ad inventory for premium publishers. With…

Webinar: Will your Media Company Thrive in the Over-the-Top Revolution?

Industry Experts from Frost & Sullivan Would Host An Interactive Briefing on the Future of the Media Industry and the Over-The-Top Business Strategies That Should Be Considered Leading growth partnership company, Frost & Sullivan, has announced that it will host a live, complimentary Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) briefing titled, "Over-the-Top Business Strategies for Media Companies - Are You Prepared?", on 15 March 2018, at 9:30 AM EST. As OTT video goes mainstream, it keeps content distributors awake,…

Centro Converges Creative Ad Reporting of Major Digital Channels To Show Holistic Campaign Performance

Centro’s Programmatic Ad System Delivers Digital Media Buying, Workflow, Measurement and Business Intelligence; Additional Release Centralizes Inventory Availability Data from All Channels and Markets Centro, a provider of enterprise-class software for digital advertising, today announced that users of its Basis programmatic ad platform will be able to converge ad creative performance data from major delivery sources. Basis now offers users creative reporting across their campaigns, providing granular ad-level data from…

Interview with Field Garthwaite, Co-Founder and CEO, IRIS.TV

"The future of media and marketing is building large loyal audiences and building first-party data to inform your strategies across all departments."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to launch your second video technology company after Jukebox TV? Jukebox TV was originally created to make a better viewing experience for discovering and watching video content on the web. The first "Pandora for Video" product on the web. This was a straight B2C experience. IRIS.TV is a video personalization…

Consumer Acquisition Launches Shutterstock Collection within Custom Ad Creation Marketplace

Creative Marketplace Now Carries Shutterstock’s Library of over 180 Million Images and Videos, Providing Advertisers with Fresh Content and Editing Solutions to Scale Ad Creative  ConsumerAcquisition, a Facebook Marketing Partner offering the world’s first end-to-end user acquisition platform, announced that Shutterstock’s library of over 180 million images and videos will now be available through its Creative Marketplace. Now, advertisers can access Shutterstock’s content through a unified marketplace and tap into…

Interview with Anthony Iacovone, President, Barometric

"CMOs should create a foundation that can help them really understand the consumer’s meshed identity first. With that foundation comes measurability and insight."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of an ad- performance company? I am currently the co-founder and President of Barometric, which is a division of AdTheorent. For some quick background, in 2011 I co-founded AdTheorent with a mission of using Machine Learning to make better decisions using data when serving mobile…