Media iQ Awarded Two Elite Designations for Online Safety and Security

Data & Analytics Innovator Has Attained Network Advertising Initiative Membership And TAG Certified Against Fraud Status Media iQ, the leading global analytics and technology company, announced that it has achieved two important industry designations that affirm its commitment to brand safety and consumer privacy in the digital space. The company has earned a TAG Certified Against Fraud status by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and has been accepted as a member of the Network Advertising Initiative…

Four Questions Marketers Need to Ask When it Comes to Brand Safety and Video

Video is everywhere and is continuing to grow in popularity over the text as the preferred way that people consume media. Facebook recently announced a push into video with their latest Watch hub to share content, and Apple with their latest iPhone just increased the size of their screen to enhance how we view it. As any new form of media consumption grows, we as marketers must prepare in advance how we wish to represent our brands to the world. Brand safety has indeed been the major theme in 2017 for…

MarTech RADAR 2020: Top 150 Marketing Technology Updates of 2020

Now that we are already into the New Year 2021, our content analysis picked the top 50 marketing technology updates from the industry that made the most buzz in 2020. We have organized these updates in chronological order. January 2020 Accenture Helps United Utilities Build and Deploy a Digital Workforce Management Solution, Based on Salesforce Platform "Accenture helped United Utilities, the UK’s largest listed water company, build and deploy a new digital workforce management solution built on the Salesforce platform,…

MarTech Interview with Asaf Greiner, Founder and CEO, Protected Media

"The nature of the advertising business means it’s critical to deal with attacks quickly and efficiently when they surface rather than trying to punish the other channels on which you’re dependent or resorting to cybersecurity threat activity." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. How did you conceive the idea of launching Protected Media? I was working with my partner, Dr. Zac Sadan, building network security solutions and protecting organizations from cyber attacks, when we began to see viruses hitting…

TechBytes with Mark Gorman, CEO, Matrix Solutions

Tell us about your role at Matrix and the team/technology you handle. My role as CEO at Matrix Solutions is actually connected through my work with Main Line Equity Partners, which finds technology or technology-enabled companies in which we see potential to invest and help them grow. Matrix Solutions had an impressive footing in linear broadcast, especially at the local level, but I saw the potential to enhance its functionality among the non-linear media industry and in both the national and international playing…

TechBytes with Tiam Korki, Co-Founder, Pressboard

Tiam Korki Co-Founder and CTO at Pressboard Europe enacted GDPR earlier this year, which saw several MarTech platforms exiting the market due to the restrictive nature of the laws and onerous methods of compliance. In this context, we spoke to Tiam Korki, Co-Founder and CTO, Pressboard, to understand how he sees the American market for content marketing platforms competing with the APAC and Europe.Tell us about your role at Pressboard and the team/technology you handle. I co-founded Pressboard 4.5 years ago with my…

TechBytes with Andrew Gerhart, VP, Publisher Platforms, InMobi

Andrew Gerhart VP of Publisher Platforms at InMobi Early adopters of in-app header bidding are seeing increased revenue by reducing or eliminating their reliance on manual waterfall optimization. We spoke to Andrew Gerhart, VP of Publisher Platforms at InMobi, to understand the company's involvement in making header bidding a more readily adoptable technology for mobile advertising.Tell us about your role at InMobi and the team/technology you handle. In my role as VP of Publisher Platforms at InMobi, I oversee a…

Telaria Is First Dedicated Premium Video SSP to Launch Comprehensive Fraud Prevention Solution with White Ops

Platform-Wide Guarantee of Protection Against Fraud for Premium Video Inventory Across All Screens Telaria Inc., the complete software platform to manage video advertising for premium publishers, announced a partnership with White Ops to prevent invalid and fraudulent traffic from entering the bid process for any demand-side platform (DSP) transacting on Telaria’s Video Management Platform (VMP). Every ad request on Telaria’s VMP, across all screens and formats, will now be scanned by White Ops to prevent DSPs from…

TechBytes with Klarn DePalma, Executive Vice President, MNI Targeted Media

Klarn DePalma Executive Vice President, MNI Targeted Media Content is the pillar of any marketing campaign. With changing trends in internet and online marketing, content marketing has undergone a massive flux. There is no clear definition of what state content automation would be in 2020. However, the stage is set for tech companies providing audience segmentation and programmatic targeting-based advertising platforms. MNI Targeted Media is leading the pack with data-driven results that help content publishers and…

TechBytes with Tim Harris, Chief Technology Officer, Mirriad

Tim Harris Chief Technology Officer, Mirriad Recently, Mirriad launched a ten-second in-video ad unit supported by their Visual Impact Score (VIS) to ensure advertisers can count on quality brand exposure within mainstream popular video content. To better understand the core tenets of their video advertising technology and how their latest launch enables customers to reach viewers at a more relevant scale, we spoke to Mirriad's Chief Technology Officer, Tim Harris.What are the core tenets of your In-Video advertising…

Fight Fake News in Journalism: Media Intelligence, Your Best Ammunition

Original Content, Distributed Directly from Brands, Still Matters, According to the Cision CMO Media Intelligence companies have demonstrated how 2018 could be the most challenging year for journalism and content marketing. Fighting against constant accusations of fake news on one hand and staying on top of media intelligence and analytics, journalists and content marketing professionals have an unprecedented battle ahead. Fake news has been prevalent for the entire lifetime of the internet, but it’s just how fast it can…

PubMatic Announces Global Supply Path Optimization Partnership With Sizmek

Global Supply Path Optimization Partnership to Provide Agencies and Advertisers with Transparent Access to Premium Inventory PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP), announced a global supply path optimization (SPO) partnership with Sizmek, the largest independent buy-side advertising platform. Sizmek now includes PubMatic in its network of preferred publisher platforms, helping consolidate programmatic ad spend in order to provide agencies and advertisers with more transparent access to premium inventory…

TechBytes with Tom Kershaw, Chief Technology Officer, Rubicon Project

Tom Kershaw Chief Technology Officer, Rubicon Project Last month, Rubicon Project announced that it has opened up its exchange to DSPs for programmatic buying in guaranteed private marketplaces. Rubicon Project is currently in the process of signing up other major DSPs for guaranteed private marketplace integrations in the near future. To better understand what Rubicon Project's Programmatic Guaranteed Buying Marketplace offers and how advertisers could benefit from such an arrangement, we spoke to their CTO, Tom…

Interview with Joe Camacho, CMO, SABIO Mobile

"Strict privacy and brand safety standards have a tremendously positive impact on mobile marketing campaigns."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be a part of a mobile marketing company? As a Co-Founder and CMO, my role is constantly changing. Initially, I was wearing many different hats but am now able to focus on the company’s marketing mix, specifically product development and promotion. The journey to get here began after film school while working in television production at the NBC…

Six Unstoppable Disruptions in Marketing Technology

The Biggest Disruptions in Marketing Technology You Should Be Expecting This Year Speaking to top marketing leaders in the industry led us to believe that the buzzing ecosystem of marketing technologies would have more disruptions in 2018 than ever before. Most disruptions in marketing technology are likely to shape the way marketers use automation, programmatic systems, and AI/ML capabilities for account-based targeting, customer experience management, and content marketing. Read More: TechBytes with Amit Sinha,…

Telaria Introduces Fraud Fighter for Premium Video Inventory

Telaria’s Fraud Fighter Is Part Of An Ongoing, Platform-Wide Initiative That Reinforces To DSP partners And Their Clients That Video Inventory Transacted On The Platform Will Meet Or Exceed Industry Brand Safety Standards Telaria, Inc, a leading video monetization software company, announced a first-to-market program that offers buyers protection against fraud for premium video inventory monetized on the company’s platform, including CTV, the fastest-growing video segment in the industry. Telaria’s Fraud Fighter is part…

Intema Solution Inc to Integrate Blockchain to its Predictive Marketing Products

The First Project Will Be A Coupon Solution That Incorporates This Blockchain Solution into eFlyerMaker, Intema’s Email Marketing Application Intema Solutions Inc announced that it will launch a project to develop a Blockchain set of applications using its Artificial Intelligence and predictive marketing products. This will strengthen the company’s position in the marketing industry and open new avenues in complementary business lines. The first project will be a coupon solution that incorporates this Blockchain…

Qstream Appoints Richard Lanchantin as Chief Executive Officer

Software and Life Sciences Veteran Joins Sales Enablement Innovator to Scale Business and Technology Operations in 2018 Qstream, makers of software that uses science, data, and mobile technology to ignite sales performance, announced the appointment of Richard Lanchantin as Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Lanchantin succeeds co-founder and CEO Duncan Lennox, who will transition to a new role as Chairman of the Board. "We're sincerely grateful for Duncan's leadership during the company's crucial early…

Interview with Jeff Finn, CEO, zvelo

"The overall programmatic market will continue to suffer unless (and until) ad fraud is eliminated and brands have trust in the system." On Marketing Technology MTS: Tell us about your role at zvelo and how you got to where you are today. What drove you to be part of an AdTech service/content categorization company, and how has zvelo evolved? As CEO of zvelo, my role is to build an effective leadership team that sets the strategic direction for our company, determines the operating plan and builds their respective teams…

Martech Primer: How to Pick a Mobile CRM for Hotel Industry

Customer Experience has become the cornerstone of today’s digital marketing. A single bad online review can damage a business’ reputation to a greater extent. In fact, around 84 percent of people do no rely on adverts. Instead, they prefer third-party validation when making any digital purchase. With the world riding the digital wave, customer experience is going to be a top priority for the upcoming years. On the other side, it is the experience customers receive which makes them loyal, not loyalty, product, or price…