Programmatic

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Strategic Business Challenge: Simplaex CEO Jeffry Van Ede

Simplaex CEO Jeffry Van Ede tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that one of his company’s biggest challenges is to optimize results in a fragmented ecosystem dominated by Facebook and Google. Van Ede also candidly discusses his newfound joy in raising his children, especially because he grew up without parents; he lost both at a… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: Robert Daniel

Executive Robert Daniel tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that transparency (in the kinds of data being sold and the fees being charged) and verification (of billing accuracy) will both surge in the year ahead. Arguing that talk about the Google-Facebook duopoly is overdone, Daniels says there’s still a lot of room for growth for… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: RTB House Director Radoslaw Dobrolecki

RTB House Business Development Director USA Radek Dobrolecki tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that deep-learning AI is teaching itself to find relations between user behaviors that might otherwise be missed – in order to put unexpectedly relevant products in front of prospects. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Krush Media COO Jeff Chi

Krush Media COO Jeff Chi tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell about the Audience Extension Network, which analyzes demographics, browsing & purchasing history, and interests. Chi says the leadership of innovative partners such as Smart is crucial. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Infectious Media Global Director Dan Larden

Infectious Media Global Strategic Partnerships Director Dan Larden tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that as more and more brands put their entire digital ad budgets into programmatic, brands can and should demand full impression-level transparency — and should optimize their campaigns toward proper business outcomes rather than metrics that are easily faked. Infectious Media… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: Intermarkets Programmatic Strategy VP Erik Requidan

Intermarkets Programmatic Strategy VP Erik Requidan tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that programmatic sales are redefining direct sales, and argues that header bidding integration gives buyers the clarity they need to access premium inventory in an automated fashion. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: PebblePost Chief Product Officer Adam Solomon

PebblePost Chief Product Officer Adam Solomon tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell about programmatic direct mail, which he argues is the first new marketing channel after search and social. The company sees conversion rates in the range of 5%-10%, but Solomon holds that, when it comes to tracking, “just because we *can* do something doesn’t… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: ROI Influencer Media CEO Seth Kean

ROI Influencer Media CEO Seth Kean tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell why he argued in a recent Ad Age column that many brands don’t appreciate celebrities the way they should. Hot trend: Brands increasingly want to buy influencer marketing the way they buy display media. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: whiteBULLET CEO Peter Szyszko

WhiteBULLET Solutions CEO Peter Szyszko tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that many brands are inadvertently paying to advertise on sites that host illegal content. Szyszko’s company scours the web for such sites, using AI to enable programmatic bidders to evaluate site legitimacy in real time. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Innovid CEO Zvika Netter

Innovid CEO Zvika Netter tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that after the first two phases of online video — mimicking broadcast TV, then selecting audiences programmatically — the industry is focusing on the message itself. Personalizing creative, Netter says, can increase engagement by “hundreds of percent.” Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with… Continue reading »

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