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MarTech Video Interview with Adam Bergman- Vizio Ads

Adam Bergman is responsible for forging buy-side relationships and driving VIZIO Ads' direct-to-TV ad sales business. Currently, Adam reports directly to Mike O'Donnell, SVP of VIZIO's Platform Business, who leads VIZIO's recently opened New York City office. VIZIO, the #1 American-based TV brand and #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. It owns Vizio Ads. Today, it delivers a more relevant TV advertising experience to consumers and brands alike. It is offering premium, addressable advertising inventory inside of WatchFree,…

This Ain’t Your Parents’ Contextual Targeting

The digital industry is facing threats to its status quo that are forcing all stakeholders to ask whether it deserved to be the status quo in the first place. New data policies are pushing companies to change the way they handle their users’ data. Those legal pressures – combined with the complexity of targeting and measuring across platforms like Mobile and OTT – are shaking the foundation of Digital Advertising. Premium publishers are standing up for user experience that encourages user loyalty over time, while brand…

Future Today Names David Di Lorenzo Senior Vice President Of Kids And Family Programming

Former President of Kabillion Joins Fastest Growing AVOD Platform Company Future Today, an advertising video on demand (AVOD) platform that owns more than 700 content channels with 6.5 million monthly active users (MAUs), has announced David Di Lorenzo as its new Senior Vice President, heading up the company's Kids and Family business. Di Lorenzo will lead Content Acquisition, Distribution and Monetization for Future Today's Kids Platform business as well as spearhead the growth of HappyKids.tv, the number one free…

ZypMedia Expands Product and Engineering Leadership Team

Names Tushar Patel as Senior Vice President, Engineering and Sridhar Guthula as Senior Vice President, Product Management ZypMedia, the programmatic OTT platform built for local advertisers to reach their audiences across all digital screens, strengthens its product and engineering team with the addition of Tushar Patel as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Engineering and Sridhar Guthula as SVP of Product Management. Both Patel and Guthula will report to Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder Ramandeep Ahuja. "ZypMedia's…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements Merkle, Firefly, Fishbat, Perion Network Ltd, SQAD, Atmosphere, Digital Remedy, SOPHOLA, Inc, DoubleVerify and MediaMath. Merkle Releases Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report, Showcasing Impressive Growth for Amazon and Varying Trends for Google Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has released its Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report (DMR), a…

Firefly Expands to Miami to Supercharge Super Bowl Advertising

Firefly, an Uber competitor in the taxi and rideshare vehicle management market, announced the expansion of its operations to Miami, Florida, a quickly-growing top media market. With screens rolling out this month, the company enables brands to supercharge advertising around the locally-hosted Super Bowl, the nation’s most-watched sports event of the year. Additionally, the company has taken the launch of its sixth city to clarify its approach to data. Of equal import to the athleticism celebrated at the annual event,…

TechBytes with Ben Barokas, CEO and Co-founder at Sourcepoint

Most US-based businesses are yet to fully-understand the CCPA guidelines. Tell us about the unique features of CCPA that empower consumers?  The focus of the CCPA is to safeguard data collected from Californian consumers by for-profit organizations handling higher levels of data (at least 50,000 consumers) or grossing over $25 million per year. In line with this, it also provides consumers with the ability to bring a legal case against companies in the event of a data breach; companies won’t be fined for overall lack of…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 2

Part 1 of the Data Privacy Day Quotes Series featured interesting quotes and insights from technology leaders. We will continue the story here in Part 2 and in Part 3, respectively. Last month, Sourcepoint announced the launch of an OTT compliance solution. It was created as part of its ‘Consent Everywhere’ commitment. This enshrines Sourcepoint's commitment to capturing consumer privacy preferences within Connected TV environments. We found an instant connection between Sourcepoint CEO Ben Barokas' insights on Data…

Get Creative With Native Throughout the Customer Journey

Organic growth in digital media consumption is driving budget allocation towards associated advertising, with digital investment expected to grow almost 13% year-on-year, reaching around half of the total APAC ad spend. But, as we enter a new decade, marketers must carefully consider where those budgets are spent. Tempting as it may be to go for attention-grabbing techniques and quick wins, these will only result in ad fatigue and avoidance, as well as damage to brand reputation. Instead, marketers should take a…

Curb Taxi Media Launches Programmatic ‘Smart’ Taxi Tops in NYC

Curb Taxi Media, the leading provider of mobility-centric media in the United States, launched the largest network of programmatic 'smart' taxi tops in New York City. Curb's new programmatic network is available through technology partner Vistar Media and allows agencies and brands to launch large-scale digital out-of-home (DOOH) campaigns atop the city's iconic yellow taxis. By bringing programmatic capabilities to digital taxi tops, Curb is providing agencies, brands, and programmatic buyers with the tools and…

VideoAmp Appoints Andrew Gaudin as Chief Privacy and Legal Officer

Ad tech enabling company for TV, OTT and digital video companies, VideoAmp, Inc appointed Andrew Gaudin, as Chief Legal & Privacy Officer. Ad tech enabler company VideoAmp, Inc appointed Andrew Gaudin, as Chief Legal & Privacy Officer. Tasked with forging new industry standards, Gaudin will revolutionize the company’s global legal and privacy affairs, expand its base of clients and partnerships, and drive privacy compliance initiatives without compromising on the quality in a dramatically changing legal environment.…

AdTech Roundup: Top Coolest Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements FreeWheel, Innovid, Comscore, fishbat. Majority of Advertisers Used Advanced TV Solutions in 2019, New Survey Finds FreeWheel, A Comcast Company, announced that according to a new survey of over 300 marketers and agencies, advanced TV is being used by the majority of advertisers to reach their target audiences. Among these solutions, OTT/CTV was purchased by the highest percentage…

Cadent Appoints TV Ad Tech Vet Les Carter as Chief Technology Officer

Les Carter, Formerly VP of Advertising Engineering, Hulu, Joins Cadent to Lead Engineering Group Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, today named Les Carter as its new Chief Technology Officer. In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Carter will oversee all engineering and lead the development of Cadent's data-driven advertising solutions across cable, broadcast, addressable set-top video, as well as the integration of the recently acquired 4INFO over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV) video buying solutions into…

Cadent Acquires 4INFO, Expands Cross-Screen TV Capabilities for National Advertisers

The Acquisition Enhances Cadent's Ability to Orchestrate TV Advertising Across Linear, Addressable STB, and OTT/CTV Formats Cadent, the advanced TV platform company, announced the acquisition of 4INFO to expand its cross-screen solutions for national advertisers with advanced audience targeting, and over-the-top (OTT) and connected TV (CTV) video buying capabilities. The ability to orchestrate traditional and next generation TV campaigns is core to any modern advertising campaign. However, advertisers are challenged with…

MarTech Interview with Jo Kinsella, Chief Revenue Officer and EVP at TVSquared

"Today, the definition of “TV” means linear and digital video. Since the advertising industry has traditionally operated in silos, it began segmenting digital and linear TV into separate buckets." Could you tell us about your role and journey within the marketing industry? What inspired you to join TVSquared? The majority of my professional career was spent in the FinTech space – an industry that trailblazed the use of Big Data analytics. I was introduced to the world of TV advertising after Calum Smeaton, TVSquared’s CEO,…

4C Surpasses $2 Billion in Annualized Media Spend Fueled by Cross-Channel Product Innovation

Growing demand from new and existing customers propels Scope by 4C self-serve platform into market-leading position 4C, a global data science and marketing technology company, announced that it had recently surpassed the milestone of $2 billion in annualized advertising spend running through the Scope by 4C™ platform. Budgets directed through Scope increased by 650 percent year-over-year in Q3 2019 across the growing channels of over-the-top (OTT), connected television (CTV), and e-commerce advertising. This growth follows…

Plex Launches Ad-Supported Video on Demand on Every Continent, Delivering Free Streaming of Thousands of Movies and TV Shows On Any Device…

Plex, the global streaming media company that brings your favorite content together in the highest-rated OTT video app, today announced its global ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) offering is now available, making it the most widely available AVOD offering in the industry, reaching users in more than 200 countries. The free service brings thousands of Oscar-winning movies, cult classic favorites, documentaries, popular TV shows, and more to media lovers on every continent, accessible via almost any device, with…

StackAdapt and SpotX Launch Connected TV Partnership for Canadian Advertisers

StackAdapt clients can now access premium CTV inventory and audiences via SpotX StackAdapt, a programmatic advertising technology company, and SpotX, the leading global video advertising and monetization platform, have announced a partnership focused on Connected TV (CTV) inventory and audiences, enabling advertisers to reach Canadian viewers of over-the-top (OTT) content at scale. Advertisers working with StackAdapt can now access premium inventory from more than 600 media owners, including A+E Networks, Discovery, and…

Clear Channel Outdoor, Broadsign Partnership Expands Access to U.S. Programmatic Digital Out-of-Home Inventory

Ad Tech Integration Opens DOOH Programmatic Pipes More Broadly to Digital Buyers, Helps Brands Execute More Efficient and Measurable Omnichannel Campaigns Broadsign, the leading digital out-of-home (DOOH) marketing platform and Clear Channel Outdoor have announced a new partnership that enables brands to tap CCO's U.S. DOOH inventory via Broadsign's programmatic supply-side platform (SSP) Reach. Several brands, from sports entities to leading healthcare companies, have already tapped the integration to extend the reach,…

Interactive Shoppable Video Advertising Converts Standard Automotive Video Ad into an Engaging Dealership Test Drive Opportunity

Mobiquity Technologies and Source Digital Partner to Pilot New Video Advertising Technology Today, adtech company, Mobiquity Technologies announced partnership with Source Digital. The partnership entails piloting an industry-first rich media ad format with a Steve Lander's auto dealership. The new ad technology creates new interactions with typical :30s video advertising, allowing audiences to stay in the video while responding to targeted messaging, exploring vehicle information, redeeming oil service coupons, or…