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IAS and Amino Payments Partner to Bridge the Transparency Gap in Programmatic

Advertisers will now have end-to-end visibility into media quality and financial transaction data Integral Ad Science (IAS) today announced Total Visibility, an industry-leading partnership with Amino Payments to offer the first solution in programmatic buying showing advertisers the true cost of qualified media. Total Visibility gives advertisers both impression-level financial insights and media quality verification to optimize campaigns in real-time. Now more than ever, marketers are looking for ways to ensure their…

Integral Ad Science Names Eu-Gene Sung as Chief Financial Officer

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, today announced Eu-Gene Sung has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. In her new role, Sung will report directly to the CEO, Lisa Utzschneider, and will lead the organization in setting financial strategies to drive business outcomes and growth. Her first day will be May 6, 2020. "We have ambitious goals at IAS and Eu-Gene's experience working closely with CEOs to grow businesses, both in terms of revenue and profitability, makes her the ideal…

Programmatic Viewability Rates Are Improving Worldwide, According to IAS Media Quality Report

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, released its Media Quality Report for H2 2019, providing transparency into the performance and quality of global digital media. The report found positive changes across many aspects of the ecosystem, including a rise in global viewability rates across all formats and environments in the second half of 2019. Desktop video viewability has continued to rise, reaching new heights at 74.1% compared to 68.6% in the same period a year prior. Meanwhile, mobile…

New Research Shows Connected TV Landscape Is Shifting Away From Paid Subscriptions

Consumers are ready for ad-supported streaming so they won't need to pay for as many services Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, oh my! Regardless of the vehicle, Connected TV (CTV) is growing in ubiquity in the US: almost 9 in 10 consumers have access to a connected TV. Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, today released results of a survey on streaming trends among American consumers. The report shows that alongside the growth of streaming, consumers may be starting to feel subscription…

Viant’s Adelphic Extends Partnership With IAS, Offering Custom Keyword Pre-Bid Optimization

Leading self-service advertising platform provides pre-bid avoidance segments, helping advertisers avoid unwanted impressions Adelphic, a Viant subscription-based, self-service platform for cross-channel programmatic advertising, announced a partnership extension with Integral Ad Science (IAS) to provide industry-leading, pre-bid custom keyword optimization. Adelphic is among the first to market with this solution that ensures advertisers can avoid specific keywords within a URL string, ultimately improving brand safety and…

IAS Partners with Mindshare and Google Marketing Platform to Achieve over 99% Brand Safety and Suitability on YouTube for Diageo

The need for advertisers to get brand suitability right in digital environments has never been more important. Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global market leader in digital ad verification, along with Mindshare and Google Marketing Platform were able to achieve over 99 percent brand safety and suitability on YouTube in a case study for global beverage leader, Diageo. With billions of hours of digital video content watched per day on YouTube, there exists a significant opportunity to reach highly engaged audiences. At the…

Australia Tops World Rankings for Digital Ad Engagement

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global market leader in digital ad verification, releases a first-of-its-kind Media Quality Report for H1 2019, providing transparency into the performance and quality of Australian digital media, alongside global comparisons. Australian ads achieve greatest time-in-view The latest IAS report reveals that compared to major global markets, the average time-in-view for mobile web display ads was highest in Australia at 18.47 seconds, with the United States (U.S.) claiming second place at…

AdColony Selects Pixalate as Fraud Prevention Partner

Mobile Advertising Company Creates an Additional Layer of Protection, Transparency and Measurement AdColony, the mobile performance marketplace, announced that after an extensive vetting process, it has chosen Pixalate as its partner for prevention of digital ad fraud, specifically in mobile app environments. AdColony already provides multiple layers of protection against ad fraud, including TAG certification and full compatibility with viewability measurement firms Integral Ad Science, DoubleVerify and MOAT. “We’ve…

What If the Key to Return on Digital Ad Spend Was Hiding in Plain View?

Advertisers now have the ability to understand how viewability and time-in-view truly impact consumers and drive conversions. Online Conversion Lift (OCL) from Integral Ad Science (IAS) ties verification metrics to digital campaign ROI, providing advertisers with tactical insights that help them reduce campaign waste and optimize performance. Proving return on digital ad spend with Online Conversion Lift @integralads Maintaining the integrity of campaign success measurements in the face of rapidly changing technology and…

Tony Lucia Named Chief Technology Officer at IAS

Integral Ad Science (IAS) announced that Tony Lucia will join the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective April 1, 2019. Lucia who most recently served as SVP, Software and Data Engineering at Patients Like Me, an iCarbonX company, will lead the technology organization for IAS. As CTO, he will focus on scaling an exceptional engineering and data science team, driving the migration of IAS technology to the cloud and partnering with product to build innovative and reliable solutions globally. Tony Lucia Named…

Data Privacy Moves to Top of the Priority List for Advertisers

IAS Industry Pulse Report Explores Top Priorities and Opportunities For 2019 Fifty-six percent of advertisers who participated in Integral Ad Science (IAS) Industry Pulse Report said data privacy is number one on their list of priorities for the coming year. Demand for consistent measurement across platforms is a close second followed by brand safety and ad fraud. It is no surprise that data privacy has surpassed the usual suspects as a focus - the advent of GDPR in the EU and the emergence of The California Data…

Lisa Utzschneider Joins IAS as Chief Executive Officer

Current CEO Scott Knoll Will Move into an Advisory Role Integral Ad Science (IAS) announced that Lisa Utzschneider will join the company as CEO and member of its board of directors, effective January 7, 2019. After eight years as CEO & President of IAS, Scott Knoll has chosen to move into an advisory role for the company. Utzschneider has over 20 years of experience and most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer for Yahoo. “I am thrilled to join IAS and work with our accomplished team to scale the company globally.…

New Media Quality Report Includes Time-in-View Metrics to Explore Consumer Attention

The H1 2018 IAS Media Quality Report Released Offers an Updated Industry Snapshot of Viewability, Fraud, Brand Safety, and New Time-in-View Benchmarks The Integral Ad Science (IAS) Media Quality Report measures key factors that erode the value of digital advertising. The latest edition of the report, released today, highlights global and regional benchmarks for viewability, fraud, brand safety, and for the first time ever, Time-in-view. Increasingly, advertisers are being asked to prove ROI and the added value digital…

Integral Ad Science and FreeWheel Partner to Provide Publishers with a Global Solution to Measure Premium Video Inventory Against…

Publishers using FreeWheel's video monetization platform now have a simple solution for verifying and protecting their digital video inventory. Integral Ad Science (IAS) announces a partnership with FreeWheel’s ad management platform that allows publishers to measure the quality of their digital video for viewability, brand safety, and fraud. The solution is globally available across Video Ad Serving Template (VAST) and Video Player Ad Interface Definition (VPAID) inventory across desktop and mobile web. “We are excited to…

BounceX Adds Kiril Tsemekhman as VP of Data Science and Engineering

Kiril Tsemekhman Is a Former Ad-Tech Executive Brings over 15 Years of Experience to the Rapidly Growing Company BounceX has hired Kiril Tsemekhman as the Vice President of Data Science and Engineering. An industry leader in physics, data science, machine learning and analytics, Kiril Tsemekhman was formerly the Chief Data Officer at Integral Ad Science. He was also the CTO at Red Aril, which was acquired by iCrossing/Hearst in 2011. Kiril Tsemekhman is an important hire for BounceX as they swiftly grow their data…

Simplaex Partners with Integral Ad Science for Brand Safety, Viewability and Ad Fraud Measurement

Simplaex Has Chosen the Global Leader in Measuring Media Quality to Provide Greater Ability to Measure the Quality of Mobile Campaigns Simplaex, the company behind the world’s most advanced Artificial Intelligence-powered user classification technology announced its partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global software company that empowers the advertising industry with ad effectiveness solutions. Simplaex has chosen the global leader in measuring media quality to provide greater ability to measure the quality of…

Vista Equity Partners to Acquire AdTech Leader, Integral Ad Science (IAS)

Vista Equity Partners has Agreed to Acquire Majority Stake in Integral Ad Science, Supporting IAS’s Continued Growth The leading adtech platform, Integral Ad Science (“IAS”), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be majority acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”). Vista is a leading private equity firm focused on investments in software, data, and technology-enabled businesses. Recommended Read: InMobi Expands IAS Integration to Provide Enhanced Viewability Reporting for Mobile In-App VAST…

Five Video Marketing Blogs You Should Read

Video is hot, and there is no dearth of information about the new exciting innovations happening in the ecosystem. To get you close to “What’s Hot” in video marketing technology, we picked five must-read blogs you should dive into. Introducing GoVHS, Vidyard’s Most Innovative Product! #AprilFools One of the best product introductions in the video marketing series, Vidyard’s blog on GoVHS showcases why marketing teams should not lose touch with the ‘retro’. Hannah Cameron, Vidyard’s Content Marketing Pro, explains how…

IAS Launches First-To-Market Mobile In-App Solution for Programmatic Brand Safety

The Trade Desk, DoubleClick Bid Manager, Oath, Viant's Adelphic, AppNexus, and MediaMath Integrate IAS to Increase Mobile In-App Transparency Leading ad tech platform for measurement and analytics, Integral Ad Science (IAS), has announced the availability of first-to-market technology that allows programmatic buyers to target mobile in-app inventory. Now, in-app advertisers can leverage inventory that is brand safe, fraud-free, and expected to meet a given viewability goal. Through key integrations with top programmatic…

AdColony Announces Full Compatibility with IAS, Double Verify and MOAT

New Integrations Make AdColony the First In-App Video Marketplace to Integrate with all Leading Ad Quality Measurement Partners AdColony, the ad quality video marketplace, has announced that the company is fully compatible with all major viewability measurement partners for both programmatic and managed service campaigns. AdColony is the first in-app video marketplace to partner with Integral Ad Science (IAS), MOAT and DoubleVerify, providing a range of options that will give AdColony customers the flexibility to work…