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TechBytes with Jeremy Arditi, Chief Commercial Officer, Teads

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Teads? I currently oversee several teams at Teads including our strategic sales and agency partnership teams, as well as our creative studio and global marketing teams. The benefit of having all of these groups aligned under the commercial umbrella is that it ensures that our messaging and go-to-market strategy are aligned throughout, from the way we are communicating with the market more broadly, to how we structure and support global partnerships…

Dailymotion Taps Adam Irlando to Advance its Vision for Programmatic Advertising Offerings

Dailymotion, a Vivendi-owned video platform dedicated to creating a trusted home for premium video content that matters, announced the strategic appointment of Adam Irlando as the senior vice president of global demand. Prior to joining Dailymotion, Irlando held senior positions across programmatic teams at Telaria, Kargo and Xaxis. He will now spearhead the vision for Dailymotion’s programmatic offerings to create strategic partnerships to ensure long-term growth for the company. Marketing Technology News: IEEE Computer…

AdColony Partners with Digital Commons to Elevate Mobile Ad Experience in New Zealand

Leading International Mobile Video Ad Provider and Regional Marketing Expert Will Bring New Digital Channels and Creative Executions to Brands and Agencies in the Country AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, and Digital Commons are pleased to announce a partnership to offer AdColony’s award-winning mobile ads to advertisers in New Zealand. The agreement brings together AdColony’s award-winning Instant-Play™, Aurora™ HD Video and Playables technology and Digital Commons’ reach and expertise in the growing mobile…

TechBytes with Gian LaVecchia, SVP Brand Partnerships at DoubleVerify

Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at DoubleVerify? At DoubleVerify, I’m currently the SVP, Brand Partnerships and Advertiser Sales for the Americas, including both operational and strategic leadership responsibilities across North and South America. DoubleVerify has experienced phenomenal growth over the last several years and has consistently demonstrated a pattern of true product excellence and superb customer service. I was brought in to the organization to help further fuel that…

Should You Trust SSAI in CTV Advertising?

If you are a savvy marketer (or on your path to becoming one), you’ve probably heard about CTV advertising. Some are excited about it and say this is what you should be putting your money into. Others, however, take CTV ads with the grain of salt. At Fiksu we believe that CTV has enormous potential but at the same time it has technology vulnerabilities that open the door to fraudsters. In this article, we’re going to examine the strengths and weaknesses of SSAI, the most popular technology for serving ads on CTV. SSAI…

Mediavine Partners with GumGum as Verity Early Adopter

Advertisers now can apply cutting-edge comprehensive content category and keyword-based contextual ad targeting across Mediavine's entire high-quality lifestyle publisher inventory Mediavine, a Comscore top 25 digital media property this month started utilizing Verity, a new product designed to provide contextual data and content classification to help publishers serve keyword and contextual categorization, allowing for more robust ad targeting and brand suitability in the era of cookieless data. Developed by the AI…

Mintegral Granted IAB Tech Lab Open Measurement SDK Certification

The programmatic and interactive advertising platform Mintegral announced that it has received the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Tech Lab Open Measurement SDK certification. This provides Mintegral partners with an extra layer of transparency as it allows for third-party viewability and verification of ad traffic. Mintegral has also been granted IAB Tech Lab membership, which will enable us to participate in defining and implementing more ad-tech standards in order to drive the industry forward towards a more open…

Safeguarding Brand Value: Why Brands Should Take a Data-First Approach to Audience Integrity

The Influencer Marketing space has grown exponentially in recent years. This should come as no surprise, given the potent combination of an increasingly sophisticated consumer pool, massive upsurge in social media consumption and the rise in ad blockers that has made traditional advertising progressively difficult – so difficult that the spend on Influencer Marketing is set to exceed $10 Billion by the end of 2020. Step forward ‘influencer campaigns’, which have risen to prominence to meet the need for a more authentic,…

TechBytes with Daniel Winterstein, Co-Founder at Good-Loop

Looking back at the year 2019, how did it unfurl for you and the AdTech industry? 2019 has been a turbulent year in AdTech. At the time of writing, Facebook is staring down four separate antitrust investigations, Apple is polishing its privacy credentials by cracking down on cookie workarounds and the six months the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) gave the AdTech industry to get its real-time bidding house in order is almost up. Given this backdrop, the year 2020 could be very challenging for every AdTech…

Tru Optik and Anzu.io Announce Multi-Year Exclusive Agreement to Bring Audience-Based Targeting to In-Game Advertising

Partnership Enables Enhanced Audience Targeting On Gaming Consoles Tru Optik, the most widely used audience intelligence and data-management platform (DMP) across Connected TV (CTV), announced a partnership with Anzu.io, a leading blended in-game advertising platform that brings real-world ads into video gaming and esports, to make first and third-party data for enhanced audience targeting available for in-game advertising on gaming consoles. As 67 percent of U.S. consumers play video games on at least one device, there…

ironSource Launches New App for Developers to Monitor Ad Campaigns

IronSource, the mobile monetisation and marketing company, has just launched a brand new app that allows developers to use the company’s growth solutions and get an instant overview of their revenue and campaign performance. The app offers updates on performance in real-time. It includes insights on ad monetisation and user acquisition. This is particularly valuable for game app developers who are trying to keep up app tracking, analysis and adaption. Marketing Technology News: Retail Business Services Debuts Frictionless…

ironSource’s Mobile App Offers Developers Real-Time Ad Monetization and User Acquisition Visibility and Actionability On-The-Go

New app provides developers with effortless access to track an app’s growth on their mobile devices, in real-time. Leading mobile monetization and marketing company ironSource announced the global launch of its comprehensive, mobile app for developers. The app allows developers using ironSource’s growth solutions to get an instant and granular view of revenue and campaign performance in the palm of their hands. In the first stage of its release, the revolutionary app provides real-time data updates on the full growth loop…

Boingo Media Adds Destination Targeting to World’s Largest Wi-Fi Advertising Network

New Proprietary Mapping Technology Enables Brands to Micro-Target Travelers Based on Flight Destination Boingo Wireless, the leading distributed antenna system (DAS), small cells and Wi-Fi provider that serves carriers, consumers, property owners and advertisers worldwide, has launched Destination Targeting. The new feature, offered through the Boingo Media advertising platform, allows brands to reach captive audiences at airports with campaigns that are customized based on travelers’ flight destination throughout the…

4 Ways to Boost Programmatic Video Advertising ROI This Holiday Season

Step #1 Start Early and Leverage PMP/Guaranteed Deals 45% of US consumers say they plan to start shopping before November 1. This creates a sufficient window (approx. 60 days) for marketers to get their brand campaigns in front of the desired audiences. Marketers can start Advertising campaigns early not only to captures the consumer's attention at the right time but also giving marketers a higher chance of booking exclusive high-value publisher inventory through the private marketplace (PMP) deals at a much reasonable…

Sharethrough Announces General Availability of Enhanced Banners Product

Today, Sharethrough announced the general availability of a new Enhanced Banners product line to help advertisers improve the performance of standard banner campaigns using their existing creative and workflow. The standard banner market is still a $17B market in the US but has seen very little innovation or disruption since programmatic buying became the standard. Most buyers use the same creative formats and DSP workflow they have used for nearly a decade. Through proprietary templating technology, Sharethrough…

TechBytes with Sergio Serra, Senior Product Manager of Supply and Programmatic at InMobi

Could you tell us about your role and responsibilities at InMobi? I’m the Product Manager for the SSP strategic business unit, and I have been at InMobi for almost five years. I manage the InMobi Exchange and our core supply products at InMobi, and I sit on the IAB Open Measurement and OpenRTB Working Groups. Prior to InMobi, I worked with different companies in the online space where I contributed to the product strategy and codebase. For those who are new to the industry, could you tell us about sellers.json and its…

Creating a Targeted Campaign Using Video

Imagine, for a moment, a world in which reality corresponds to your deepest desires almost as soon as you start entertaining them. Something along the lines of getting back home from work while cursing your car dealer and, suddenly, your digital device starts displaying video content featuring links to corresponding competitive solutions. You decide to dismiss it as a fluke or a figment of your imagination, so you try to cure exhaustion by watching a favorite TV show and dreaming of crunchy pizza when, all of a sudden, the…

RhythmOne Named #1 Programmatic Advertising Seller on Pixalate’s Global (US), Mobile and Video Trust (US and International) Indexes

Score assessed based on data from billions of transactions on transparency, viewability, ads.txt, engagement and more RhythmOne LLC, a Tremor International company, announced its top rankings on the Q2 2019 Programmatic Seller Trust Indexes as issued by omni-channel fraud intelligence company Pixalate. RhythmOne was named #1 on the display-focused Global Seller Trust Index (GSTI) for the U.S., #1 on the Mobile Seller Trust Index (MSTI) and #1 on the Video Seller Trust Index (VSTI) for both the U.S. and international.…

At 50%, Connected TV Hits New High of Video AD Impressions Served by Extreme Reach

With New Insights on Automotive and Direct-To-Consumer Categories, Q2 Video Benchmarks Report Shows Strength of Premium Publishers for DTC Brands While Autos Lag Behind in Adoption of CTV Connected TV (CTV) has established itself as a brand building essential that is clearly here to stay.  It now accounts for a full 50% of all video ad impressions–twice that of mobile–according to the latest Video Benchmarks report from Extreme Reach (ER), the complete asset management solution for TV and video ads. This marks the fifth…

TechBytes with David Shaw, Global SVP, Enterprise Solutions at Teads

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Teads. I am the Global Senior Vice President of Enterprise Solutions and my team is focused on streamlining all commercial client-side tech initiatives for the company in order to provide advertisers with new innovation and seamless access to our inventory such as our latest offering which I will highlight below. What is the technology driving your recent collaboration with Oracle Moat? We recently released a new product enabling advertisers to transact on…