TikTok’s Ads Odyssey Advances With Brands, Billboards & Buying

LAS VEGAS — TikTok has transcended being just a hub for dance challenges and youthful exuberance; it’s now a cultural powerhouse with over 160 million monthly active users in the US alone. Advertisers are taking note. TikTok is expected to take up to 2.6% of total digital ad spend worldwide in 2024, eMarketer forecasts. In this […]


AI Agents Boost Productivity for Media Agencies: Kinesso’s Graham Wilkinson

LAS VEGAS – Consumers have become more familiar with generative artificial technology amid the explosive popularity of apps such as ChatGPT and DALL-E. Other forms of AI such as virtual agents have been used by media and marketing professionals for several years, to positive effect. “If I look at the volume of work that I […]


Gen AI Is Helping to Drive Innovation for Advertisers: Annalect’s Clarissa Season

LAS VEGAS – Generative artificial intelligence, the technology that powers popular apps such as ChatGPT, is quickly being adopted by a variety of organizations that seek to improve efficiency, foster creativity and improving customization. Media buyers are among these adopters of gen AI as they collectively help to determine how billions of dollars are spent […]


Artificial Intelligence Provides Key Insights from Big Data: GroupM Nexus’s JiYoung Kim

LAS VEGAS – Popular apps such as ChatGPT and DALL-E have showcased the growing capabilities of generative artificial intelligence, but other forms of the technology have been used by media and marketing professionals for several years. “AI has really been helping us in an everyday context, specifically AI-driven optimizations and pattern detection and performance,” JiYoung […]


Don’t Fear the Generative AI Future: IAB’s David Cohen

LAS VEGAS – The growing capabilities of generative artificial intelligence, the technology that powers popular apps such as ChatGPT and Dall-E, has led to speculation about how it will affect people in the media, marketing and adtech industries. While new technologies inevitably stir fears about their negative effects, there are many reasons for optimism. “AI […]


Roku’s Piasecki Envisions a Unified Future for Streaming Advertising

LAS VEGAS — Roku already offers advertisers “Superbowl reach every single day.” Now it also wants to bring them new, interactive, shoppable ad formats and help streaming TV providers win back customers. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Jake Piasecki, US Head of Verticals, Roku, explains the latest trends. Bridging the Streaming Ad Divide Roku […]


AI Can Fuel Audience-Focused Creative Optimization: Cara Pratt

LAS VEGAS — Artificial intelligence tools could help drive a new era of optimization that will adapt ad creative for cohorts of audiences. That is the view according to Cara Pratt, SVP, Kroger Precision Marketing, 84.51°. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Pratt says AI should be best use to optimize ads for audiences, not […]


AI Helps to Carve Audience Insights From Big Data: Omnicom’s Paolo Yuvienco

LAS VEGAS – ChatGPT popularized the capabilities of generative artificial intelligence to create text on almost any subject and in any style. The technology has applications for professionals in media and marketing. “Being able to kind of distill things into more human-readable language — that has been transformative in our ability to actually garner insights […]


DoubleVerify’s Zagorski Urges Responsible Response To Rise Of AI Concerns

LAS VEGAS — As artificial intelligence and generative AI emerge in the media world, how should we think about the pros and cons? Mark Zagorski, CEO, Double Verify, says the tech can be a boon for correctly classifying content. And he says the coming election cycle is likely to see a new swathe of low-grade, […]


At The Foothills Of Creative Destruction: Sorrell’s Five AI Trends

LAS VEGAS — At CES 2024, artificial intelligence was, of course, on the lips of most attendees. For Sir Martin Sorrell, the leading advertising industry figure who is Executive Chairman, S4 Capital, AI has much potential in advertising. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Sorrell says he sees a technology that will be a double-edged […]