Mobile Has Driven TV Identity Matching: 4INFO CEO Jenkins

SAN JUAN — Across the media business, the emergence of new TV platforms and new legal limits on ad targeting have sent people scrambling toward a single goal – creating people-based profiles that describe individual consumers in their entirety, not just the life they represent on individual devices. But, whilst adding consumers’ TV, video and […]

 

How Connective Tissue Eliminates TV Ad Duplication: DataXu’s Catanzaro

SAN JUAN — As marketers embrace advertising across the growing plethora of devices, their campaign naturally spreads to new devices. As that happens, they risk exposing the same person to the same ad on different channels. But, on the flip side of “reach”, technology can also help control the “frequency” with which an ad is shown, […]

 

Low Digital Ad Engagement Rates Show The Complexity Of Change: Forrester’s O’Connell

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Consumer reported engagement rates across different advertising media show that “the digital channels are kind of in the toilet,” says Forrester’s Joanna O’Connell. Changing that will be a bit more complicated than just figuring out what constitutes premium ad environments, where engagement tends to be higher. The VP and Principal Analyst says […]

 

Data Is ‘A Massive Asset For Us Now’: Turner’s Redniss

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—With the Turner Data Cloud becoming the central depository for a multitude of consumer touch points, creating dynamic content experiences is on the horizon. But first comes standardization across a plethora of apps and websites, according to Jesse Redniss. “As a fan experience company, it’s really coming to its own now the […]

 

Comcast’s Clark Discusses The Challenges Facing ‘TV As A Platform’

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Why can’t TV behave more like the platforms do? That is the question buyers have, and that’s where technology can help by relieving some of the unwanted friction that now exists in the world of cross-platform video advertising, says David Clark. In this interview at Beet Retreat 2018, the EVP of Advanced […]

 

Tremor Video DSP Expanding Alphonso TV Partnership To Canada: CMO Thomas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Combine a variety of data assets with an in-house creative agency and you have what Tremor Video DSP calls creative video intelligence. “Everybody has data strategies, but we’re going beyond just connecting to a specific consumer and really thinking about what that message is and means in that moment,” says CMO Abbey […]

 

NBCUniversal’s Colella On The Value Of Contextual Optimization

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—NBCUniversal has a new tool to make sure that commercials are seen in the right context within specific television programs. “If there’s a wedding happening and people are in love and happy, you don’t want to see a hamburger,” says Denise Colella, SVP, Advanced Advertising Products & Strategy. The Contextual Intelligence Platform […]

 

How Hurricane Maria Created A ‘Test Market’ In Media: Hearts & Science’s Claudio

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—What happened in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria in September of 2017—with broadcast and cable television lacking a power grid—can be considered a “test market,” according to Andres Claudio. Among other changes over the past year, media agency Hearts & Science Puerto Rico now does more “real-time” media planning as people continue […]

 

After Hurricane Maria, Digital Platforms Replaced Power-Dependent TV: NBC/Telemundo’s Cancela

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—When Hurricane Maria shut down Puerto Rico’s power grid in the fall of 2017, NBC and Telemundo gained a new appreciation of their digital platforms to continue engaging with viewers. “We didn’t have a business,” recalls Jose Cancela. “That really was a focus for us on seeing how without power, television is […]

 

P&G’s Hernandez: Hurricane Maria Caused ‘Quantum Leap’ In How Puerto Ricans Use Media

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Before Hurricane Maria made land in the fall of 2017, Procter & Gamble had been in the process of upping its involvement in digital media. What followed the devastation was an immediate reliance by P&G on traditional media and, a year later, a “quantum leap” in how Puerto Ricans consume media, with […]

 
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