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DMEXCO Learnings and the Future of AI in Marketing

As one of the biggest and high-value digital marketing conferences out there, DMEXCO this year did not disappoint. It delivered thoughtful, in-depth looks at how new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and new guiding policies around data are affecting the way brands communicate and understand their customers. This year marked Selligent Marketing Cloud’s 8th year attending the show and, in case you missed it, here are a few of the major trends and takeaways that may be helpful to your brand. Read More: What…

TechBytes with Todd Bowman, Director, SEM and Feeds, Merkle

Todd Bowman Director, SEM and Feeds, Merkle The industry now has access to more location data than ever before through data collected from apps, cell phones, etc. In this context, we spoke to Todd Bowman, Director, SEM and Feeds, Merkle, to understand the current state of location data, how Merkle works with location data technologies, and how it is disrupting the way omnichannel marketing is executed globally.Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you join Merkle? In my current role at…

TechBytes with Vaughan Denny, EMEA Sales, IPONWEB

Vaughan Denny EMEA Sales at IPONWEB Every year, we hear about agencies pulling out of Dmexco to save money. We spoke to Vaughan Denny, EMEA Sales at IPONWEB, to understand what agencies are looking to get out of Dmexco and the key topics discussed at the conference.Tell us about IPONWEB and your role there. IPONWEB is a technology company that builds programmatic software, systems and infrastructure for media buyers and sellers across the digital ad ecosystem. That includes advanced media buying and optimization…

What We Learned at DMEXCO 2018: Wedding Running Shoes and Dating Your Customer

We looked forward to DMEXCO 2018 in Cologne, Germany, with special excitement. Not only does Europe’s largest marketing conference take place in our own backyard, but we also had a shiny new product – the recently launched free influencer marketing search engine influencerdb.com – and a shiny new logo to show off. As if that wasn’t enough, we also were thrilled to host two influencer marketing themed sessions for a conference that boasts over 40,000 attendees. 5 Things We’ve Learned from Our Influencer Marketing Sessions…

Connected TV for CTV: Fresh Insights from DMEXCO 2018  

Over 40,000 visitors and 1,000+ global ad tech industry leaders gathered  in Cologne for DMEXCO 2018, so the place was literally brimming with people, ideas, and spirit of innovation. Trying to achieve greater competitive advantages today companies actively merge and explore new advertising mediums like connected TV. In-house and white label solutions were also the main zones of interest at DMEXCO as brands keep looking for a greater business independence and transparency. Read More: Even Advertisers Avoid Their Own…

Top 5 Mobile Ad Tech Trends at DMEXCO 2018

The digital economy is evolving at breakneck speed and DMEXCO, which took place in Cologne on September 12 and 13, gathered thought leaders across the digital marketing industry under one roof. The 41,000 visitors-strong event is held annually in Germany, so the focus is both on global and European topics. This year’s motto was “Take C.A.R.E.” – a timely reminder that the digital economy is aware of users’ needs and the ad tech industry should be making a shift towards more transparent communication. With pivotal changes…

Interview with Kai Henniges, CEO and Co-Founder, video intelligence

"Marketers shouldn’t expect to be driving immediate sales from video, but expect to raise awareness and educate. Using it to tell strong brand stories is where it’s at its most powerful."Tell us about your role at vi and the team/technology you handle. I founded video intelligence (vi) three years ago, having run content platform Viewster for nearly a decade. With experience as a publisher ourselves, we knew the challenges, so the goal with vi was to find the best monetization platform for publishers. We now have a…

Interview with Barry Adams, General Manager, BidSwitch

"The lack of transparency makes performance and ROI incredibly difficult to measure and growth difficult to achieve in any ongoing capacity."Tell us about your role at BidSwitch and the team/technology you handle. I'm the newly appointed General Manager of BidSwitch, overseeing a team of roughly 100 people encompassing a group of around 65 engineers, as well as product, client services, sales, marketing, finance, and operations. BidSwitch was developed in 2013 by IPONWEB (the bespoke ‘behind the scenes’ technology that…

Interview with Erwin Bos, Director of Sales, Europe, Tapjoy

"Apps offer so many better and more inventive ways to integrate ads natively into the app experience, as opposed to the tiny display banner ads that run on the mobile web."Tell us about your role at Tapjoy and the team/technology you handle. I am the European Sales Director at Tapjoy, which means I am responsible for building close relationships for the company with brands and agencies and trading desks throughout EMEA. Operating an opt-in, Advertising as a Service model, Tapjoy empowers people to unlock premium content…

Interview with Giuseppe Caltabiano, Head of Content Strategy, EMEA & APAC, Contently

"The modern customer experiences content that brands have aimed toward them, based on a complex profile of their habits, preferred devices and the challenges they face."Tell us about your role at Contently and the team and technology that you handle. I’m Contently’s Head of Content Strategy for EMEA and APAC, and in the role I advise B2C and B2B clients on high level content marketing strategy. What draws you to DMEXCO this year?  It’s my very first edition. I have always wished to attend and for many reasons I…