advertising fraud

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Strategic Business Challenge: Mobile Posse’s Adrian Velthuis

Mobile Posse CRO Adrian Velthuis tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that one of the biggest challenges his business has faced is fighting malvertising — the insertion of fraudulent ads into the ecosystem. After describing their successful efforts against this scourge, Velthuis, a lover of economics, offers a suggestion regarding the Federal Reserve.

People of Ad Tech: Mozoo CEO Jules Minvielle

Mozoo CEO Jules Minvielle tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that his company bought AdinCube because the latter company’s AI technology will help increase revenue for mobile publishers. Minvielle argues that above all else, mobile publishers need to demonstrate that they’ve addressed the risk of fraud. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Adloox CEO Marco Ricci

Adloox CEO Marco Ricci tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that ad fraud is growing faster than ad tech — prompting brands to spend ad dollars elsewhere. Ricci explains how domain spoofing works, arguing that it’s more sophisticated than botnet fraud. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with permission.

People of Ad Tech: Trust Metrics CEO Marc Goldberg

Trust Metrics CEO Marc Goldberg tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that advertisers should implement rules for their media teams in order to encourage logic over data craziness. Goldberg says too many advertisers are aiming only at viewability, and the bad guys know it. Look at the environment first, he says — and only then… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: engage:BDR CEO Ted Dhanik

Engage:BDR CEO Ted Dhanik tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell about malvertising: What it is, how it works, and how companies like engage:BDR fight it. Dhanik explains that some bad actors now create LinkedIn profiles and fake email addresses to help them pose as employees of legitimate companies so they can spread malvertising by buying… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: Are You a Human CEO Ben Trenda

Ben Trenda, CEO of Are You a Human, tells WIT Strategy‘s Bill Brazell why it’s a problem that the Internet has failed to create good pathways for automated traffic. For one thing, more than half of Internet traffic today is non-human. And the highest-quality publishers often have the highest levels of non-human traffic — a… Continue reading »

Thinknear GM Eli Portnoy on Location-Based Advertising

 Eli Portnoy is GM of Thinknear by Telenav. Thinknear, which he founded two years ago is a hyper-local mobile ad solution. Telenav offers personalized navigation services that help people make faster and smarter daily decisions about where to go, when to leave, how to get there, and what to do when they arrive. The Makegood recently… Continue reading »

David Hahn of Integral Ad Science on Botnets, False Impressions, and Fraud Prevention

 David Hahn is SVP, Product Management at Integral Ad Science (formerly Ad Safe Media). Their media valuation platform is the only solution that scores and evaluates the brand safety, context, viewability, and many other elements of web pages on an individual page level. The Makegood recently spoke with David about how Integral is working around… Continue reading »

SiteScout’s CEO Paul Mokbel on Bringing Their Technology to the Centro Network

Paul Mokbel is Founder and CEO of SiteScout, the world’s favorite self-serve platform for buying banner, video and rich media ad space on the web and mobile devices. SiteScout, which was just acquired by Centro, is the media buying platform of choice for small businesses, entrepreneurs, sophisticated marketers, digital advertising agencies, e-commerce stores, independent authors, and even… Continue reading »

Adiant’s Ash Nashed on New Ad Networks and Combating Advertising Fraud

 Ash Nashed is CEO of Adiant, a digital media technology company whose main mission is to deliver the most innovative advertising solutions to top quality publishers and advertisers. The Makegood spoke with Ash about recent developments from his company. The Makegood: Adiant has just purchased the assets to the IndustryBrains ad network, and will be relaunching… Continue reading »