Programmatic Propels Streaming TV to New Heights, Says Yahoo’s Beau Ordemann

MIAMI — The shift towards programmatic advertising is reshaping the streaming TV landscape, delivering scale, addressability, and simplicity in crafting complex TV strategies. With a growing proportion of streaming on-demand TV ads now powered by programmatic, can live streaming TV pull off the same trick? In this video interview with Beet.TV, Beau Ordemann, VP, Head of […]


Influencers Help Brands Meaningfully Engage with Consumers: Omnicom’s Kevin Blazaitis

MIAMI – Social media apps such as Instagram and video-sharing apps such as YouTube have spawned an industry of online personalities who offer user-generated content ranging from makeup tutorials to viral dance moves to reviews of the latest products. Omnicom Media Group is helping advertisers to manage their relationships with influencers and getting the most […]


Unleashing Programmatic Potential in the Live Streaming Revolution

MIAMI — As eyeballs migrate en masse to streaming services, industry leaders are grappling with the challenges and opportunities. While much consumption has moved to on-demand, where programmatic and targeted ads excel, live TV remains a big draw. So how can live TV benefit from programmatic tricks? In this video interview with Beet.TV at POSSIBLE […]


Paramount’s Daly Wants To Be The Cultural Compass For Marketers

MIAMI — Marketers once had a straightforward mission: understand the audience, devise a campaign, and deliver it, mostly through TV spots. The multi-platform era of fragmentation has changed all that, and Lydia Daly is trying to understand the new world. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Daly, SVP, Audience Impact & Intelligence, Paramount, paints a contrasting picture […]


Streaming’s Spanish Evolution: A Deep Dive into ViX and the Hispanic Audience

MIAMI — TelevisaUnivision’s streaming platform, ViX, has grown fast in the last couple of years since it’s launch – but Dan Riess is still trying to help advertisers tap into the opportunity. “We’re really happy with it,” says Riess, EVP, Chief Growth Officer, TelevisaUnivision, highlighting the platform’s significant strides in audience engagement, distribution, and content […]


AI Enriches Retail Media, Especially for CTV: Michelle Weiskittel from Albertsons Media Collective

MIAMI – Artificial intelligence has become more well known among consumers who use the technology in popular text-generation apps such as ChatGPT and in internet searches. In the realm of advertising, AI applications are found throughout the media supply chain. “It’s really AI throughout the workflow from media planning, media optimization and creative,” Michelle Weiskittel, […]


‘We Have Audiences Grouped by Projects, Which No One Else Has’: Home Depot’s Melanie Babcock

MIAMI – Many retailers have set up media networks to sell digital advertising space to brands that want to reach consumers as they shop online. As retailers become suppliers of advertising inventory to the brands that supply products to their stores, the relationships between the two are changing. Brands “have a merchandising relationship, a supply-chain […]


The Future of Programmatic Lies in Simplification and Collaboration: DIRECTV’s McGovern

MIAMI — Creation wasn’t supposed to be about fragmentation. But that’s what many media companies and advertisers think they have ended up with, as a plethora of platforms and technology standards competes for attention. Faced with the impact, brands and their agencies are seeking ways to manage reach and frequency in Connected TV (CTV) as they have historically […]


Riding Ads’ Third Wave: Microsoft’s Vision for Revolutionizing Retail Media

MIAMI — The digital advertising landscape is witnessing a seismic shift with retail media rapidly emerging as its most dynamic frontier. “Retail media is the third wave of digital advertising,” asserts Lynne Kjolso, VP, Global Partner & Retail Media at Microsoft. In this video interview with Beet.TV, She paints a picture of an industry on the cusp […]


Omnichannel Commerce, AI Are Disrupting Advertising: Omnicom’s Joanna O’Connell

MIAMI – Streaming services have given consumers more control over the television viewing experience, including the ability to interact and transact with advertisers. At the same time, more retailers are selling advertising to brands, giving them a way to convert awareness into shoppable moments. “You have the kind of dynamic of retail media where brands […]


Sports Programming Delivers Engaged Streaming Audiences: Fubo’s Dina Roman

MIAMI – The National Football League captures most of top-ranked audiences for television, an ongoing indicator of the power of live sports in helping brands to reach consumers. Those audiences can be targeted more precisely with streamed sporting events. “What we’re finding is that marketers are very, very interested in sports because they know that […]


‘DE&I Is Under Attack’: Index Exchange’s Goode On Embedding A Commitment To Good

MIAMI — Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), as well as sustainability, cannot be tick-box company exercises. After the initial rush of such initiatives, some companies have embedded their commitments as integral strategies for long-term growth, according to Index Exchange’s Chief Marketing Officer, Lori Goode. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Goode, who now leads the programmatic ad […]


Mastercard’s Cheryl Guerin: Blending Content with Commerce for Impactful Engagement

MIAMI — In a digital age where the lines between content and commerce continue to blur, Mastercard is seizing the opportunity to innovate for impact, especially for small businesses. In this video interview with Beet.TV at the POSSIBLE conference, Cheryl Guerin, EVP of Global Brand Strategy & Innovation at Mastercard, shares her insights on how the company […]


At Microsoft Advertising, Richman Balances Gen-AI Advantage With Human Connection

MIAMI — What would you do with advertising if you had one of the world’s leading large language models at your fingertips. Amanda Richman would balance AI with humanity. The former Mindshare North America CEO joined Microsoft Advertising as VP, Global Media Sales, in March 2024, just as advertising interest in AI was piquing. Microsoft, […]


People’s Shopping Data Underpin Ad Targeting: Instacart’s Suzanne Skop

MIAMI – Shopping habits changed dramatically during the pandemic as millions of consumers brought groceries online for the time. Delivery service Instacart is a pivotal part of that shift,  and is building on its shopper data with a growing advertising business. “We’re going beyond just grocery, and that gives us an incredible opportunity to see […]


Deep Learning A Game-Changer for Predicting Consumer Behavior, Cognitiv’s Fain Says

MIAMI — How do you understand consumer behavior in the multi-channel world of abundance, choice and fragmentation? Jeremy Fain is bringing “deep learning” to the party. In this video interview with Beet.TV at POSSIBLE 2024, the CEO and Co-Founder of Cognitiv explains why the technology could help the ad business. Ingesting First-Party Data: The Fuel […]


Streaming’s Dynamism Grows With Ad Placements, Creative: Dentsu’s Brad Stockton

MIAMI – Technological hurdles that hindered the personalization of television advertising are gradually being overcome as media companies seek to maximize the value of their audiences. The Summer Olympics are poised these capabilities alongside the broad reach of linear television, as Comcast’s NBC Universal and FreeWheel plan to do. “What’s really impressive….is to enable the […]


Overcoming ‘Tonnage & Frequency’: Infillion Aims For Human-Centered Ad Approach

MIAMI — Fresh from its acquisition of MediaMath, Infillion is aiming to help the ad industry go beyond math alone. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Andrew Dawson, SVP, Client Partnerships, Infillion, says human-entered creative and interactive engagement provide an antidote to over-exposure. Beet.TV spoke with Dawson at POSSIBLE 2024. The Human Lens in Advertising In […]


Programmatic Pioneering: Index Exchange Gears Up For Explosion In Live Ads, Election Buys

The advent of live streaming in programmatic advertising is bubbling with potential, yet it’s not without its technical trials. In a media world where live TV programming is still big business, what role does programmatic have? In this video interview with Beet.TV, Andrew Casale, President & CEO of Index Exchange, details the challenges and opportunities […]


Growing In Scale, POSSIBLE Considers What Lays Beyond Miami Beach: Christian Muche

In an industry where the future is often clouded with uncertainty, the glow of optimism shines through the words of Christian Muche, CEO & Co-Founder of Beyond Ordinary Events, organizer of POSSIBLE. After all, in Miami, where the marketing conference was held April 15 to 17, the sun shines brightly this time of year. 2024 […]

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