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DISQO Expands Marketing Team to Further Accelerate Growth

Consumer insights platform DISQO announced the expansion of its marketing organization to broaden and deepen industry relationships, promote its growing portfolio of solutions, and to further accelerate its three-year consolidated annual growth rate of 441%. Offering access to one of the largest first-party, opt-in consumer panels in the U.S., DISQO helps researchers, agencies, brands, and media companies cultivate higher quality audience insights for more confident marketing decisions. Marketing Technology News: Oracle…

GroupM Taps SpotX as Primary Programmatic Partner for Digital Video and OTT

Leading global SSP will also develop specific programmatic solutions to help GroupM clients achieve maximum ROI for video advertising SpotX, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced it has signed a strategic agreement with GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, to serve as the primary partner for all programmatic digital video and over-the-top (OTT) inventory. The partnership is being debuted in the US with the intention to scale it globally into other markets. As part of the agreement, SpotX will…

GroupM Premium Supply Expands Offering with Video in the U.S.

Currently live in 10+ global markets, this is the first fully auditable programmatic premium supply marketplace SpotX tapped as preferred programmatic video exchange partner GroupM, WPP's media investment group, announced that it has expanded its global Premium Supply offering with video in the U.S. Currently live in more than 10 global markets, GroupM Premium Supply (GPS) was launched in 2017 as the first fully auditable programmatic premium supply marketplace allowing end to end visibility on all buys. In expanding…

Zefr Appoints Ross Nicol, Ultano Kindelan Williams and Kenny Spangberg

Zefr, the leading independent contextual data platform for brand suitability across YouTube and Facebook, has named Ross Nicol VP of EMEA, Ultano Kindelan Williams as Commercial Director, Southern Europe, and Kenny Spangberg as Commercial Director, Nordics. Together, they'll be responsible for driving growth and awareness of Zefr's growing contextual data business in the EMEA region. Nicol is based out of London, while Spangberg is based out of Sweden, and Kindelan leads Southern Europe from Madrid. "As global demand for…

GroupM Expands Patrick XU’s China CEO Remit to Hong Kong and Taiwan, Ashutosh Srivastava Named CEO of Asia Pacific (Excluding Mainland…

GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, announced that Patrick Xu will expand his China CEO remit to include Hong Kong and Taiwan as Ashutosh Srivastava has been named CEO of Asia Pacific (excluding mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan), effective immediately. Xu will also remain WPP’s China Country Manager. Srivastava will take responsibility for all other GroupM Asia Pacific markets. In their new roles, Xu and Srivastava will join recently named EMEA CEO Demet İkiler as the newest members of the Global Leadership Team and…

GroupM Launches Finecast in Canada, Bringing Addressable TV to North America

After great success in the UK and Australia, Finecast brings its addressable TV offering to Canada, making it the first truly global platform with these capabilities GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, announced the Canadian launch of Finecast, a leading addressable TV company that enables advertisers to precision target audiences in connected TV environments. After successfully launching and running campaigns in the UK and Australia, this entrance into the Canadian market solidifies Finecast as the first, truly…

DEVCON Announces Protect Elect 2020: Providing Free Access to Security Software For Media Companies

Industry-Leading Influencers and 10 Major Fortune 500 Media Companies to Launch Public Research Initiative to Defeat the Weaponization of Marketing Technology DEVCON, the industry leader in online client-side security, announced the launch of its “Protect Elect 2020” program providing publishers with free cybersecurity software in advance of the upcoming 2020 US presidential election. This first-of-its-kind initiative will combat cyberattacks on media sites and their readers by granting national and local news publishers…

Adverty Taps GroupM Veteran Kenny Spångberg as Chief Revenue Officer

Adverty AB (publ), a leading ad tech provider of seamless in-world advertising solutions for games and esports, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenny Spångberg as Chief Revenue Officer effective November 4, 2019. Kenny joins from GroupM, where he previously served as Chief Digital Product and Partnership Officer. He will be responsible for revenue growth and the establishment of global sales teams as part of the strategy behind the recently announced USD $5 million new rights issue. Worldwide digital ad spend is…

Botify Named “Innovative Marketing Technology” Winner by Fast-Track & Dentsu, Inc. to Support the Growth of Brands in Japan

Fast-Track, accelerator of European startups in the Asia-Pacific region, and Dentsu. Inc, the leading communications group in Japan, have chosen Botify as the winner of their Innovative Marketing Technology award to help drive the development and growth of Dentsu Inc.'s clients and partners through the Dentsu Innovation Initiative (DII). After several months in search of the best French startups in the fields of Data, EduTech, Content Marketing, e-Commerce, and Blockchain, Fast-Track and Dentsu Inc. chose Botify as the…

FreeWheel Appoints Jon Whitticom as Chief Product Officer

Whitticom, Who Joins from WPP’s GroupM, Will Lead FreeWheel’s Product Strategy, Management, Design and Development FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced that it has appointed Jon Whitticom as chief product officer. In this role, Whitticom will oversee and define FreeWheel’s product vision, strategy, design and development. He will also lead FreeWheel’s global product team, ensuring that the company continues to pioneer and innovate new solutions and offerings that meet the needs of clients and propel the industry…

How To Make Your CFO Happy

How data automation has helped transform the way digital publishers and agencies do business Most CFOs of digital publishing houses have to deal with certain headaches that are now just a part of running a modern media company. Collecting long outstanding AR, a seemingly endless back and forth with buyers, getting accurate reporting and prolonged billing periods are all part of the job description these days. These headaches are real problems that translate into a loss of time, resources and revenue and have a…

WPP and iHeartMedia Launch ‘Project Listen’

Partnership Will Drive Innovation and Learning in Creative and Media Strategies Across All Audio Platforms iHeartMedia, America’s leading audio company, and WPP, the creative transformation company, announced the launch of Project Listen to develop next-generation insights, planning and creative capabilities in audio. “People are wired for sound – it grabs our attention, sets our mood, and triggers our memories and imagination. It transports us from a favorite artist’s soundstage, to a podcast courtroom or even another…

Amit Seth Named GroupM’s Global Chief Product & Data Officer

GroupM has appointed Amit Seth as Global Chief Product & Data Officer. In this new role, Seth will lead product development and management and create and steward strategic data partnerships for the world's largest media planning and buying group. He will help ensure technology and data drive innovation across GroupM and its agencies. Seth will report to GroupM Global CEO Kelly Clark. He will work with product developers, engineers, and data scientists from across GroupM and its agencies to meet advertiser needs …

GroupM and The 614 Group Announce Agency Partnership on The Brand Safety Series

GroupM Has Partnered with the 614 Group to Produce the Only Executive-Focused Event Dedicated to Addressing Brand Safety's Toughest Challenges The 614 Group and GroupM announced a strategic event partnership to bring educational content on brand safety to the global online advertising and marketing community. The partnership marries GroupM's valuable industry perspective and The 614 Group's expertise around educating media leaders on current brand safety initiatives. As a first step in the partnership, John…

Advertising Budgets Are Misaligned with Consumer Behaviors – New Research from ClickZ

Ecommerce marketers at US brands struggling to keep pace with where and how consumers browse and purchase online, according to new research published . An ecommerce-focused study by ClickZ, produced in partnership with Catalyst, part of GroupM, has found that 85% of browsing and purchasing activity occurs with non-Amazon retailers, but only 25% of US brands say they have a strategy for ecommerce retailers beyond Amazon. The Era of Ecommerce: Capitalizing on the New Customer Journey has also found that there is a 29…

4A’s Advertiser Protection Bureau Delivers Brand Suitability Framework and Brand Safety Floor in Move to Help Advertisers Assess Risk

Brand Safety Floor Included in Media Rating Council's Newly Released Supplemental Guidance on Content Level Context and Brand Safety Ad Verification The 4A's, the leading trade organization for marketing communications agencies, released two critical resources developed to strengthen current contextual brand safety practices. The two documents – a Brand Safety Floor and a Brand Suitability Framework – are designed to help agencies, advertisers, publishers, platforms, and ad verification vendors develop brand by brand…

Sizmek DSP Brings in Contemporary AI/Machine Learning Technology for Better Programmatic Control and Efficiency

AI-Enabled Sizmek DSP Provides Agencies and Brands with Improved Insights and Total Transparency to Optimize Campaigns in Real-Time Today, Sizmek has announced a completely overhauled industry-leading DSP. The new DSP presents an evolved user experience, providing clients with new screens and workflows for added transparency, control, and efficiency when managing budgets and programmatic spend. These enhancements ensure agencies have greater insight into their advertising campaigns, enabling them to identify and optimize…

The AppNexus Marketplace Launches Guaranteed Views

Guaranteed Views, a New AppNexus Marketplace Product, Enables Advertisers to Purchase 100% Viewable Inventory at Scale Across the Open Internet AppNexus, the world's leading independent advertising technology company, today announced the launch of Guaranteed Views, a marketplace product that changes the way advertising is bought and sold on the open internet. Guaranteed Views enables marketers and agencies to pay only for ads that are measured as viewable and is the first programmatic product that enables 100%…

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 …

GroupM ‘State of Digital’ Report: Time with Online Media to Surpass Linear TV in 2018

E-Commerce to Grow 15% in 2018, Representing 10% of Retail GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, released a new report, "State of Digital," offering intelligence on consumer media consumption and advertising investment trends worldwide. Among a series of publications by GroupM prognosticating media marketplace futures the world over, the new report focuses on the impact of technology and digital capabilities on consumers and advertisers. GroupM tabulated consumers' time spent with each media format, globally, and…