As It Extends IdentityLink To TV, LiveRamp Looks To Make Addressable Campaigns Easier

SAN FRANCISCO – Television isn’t very “people-based” right now, a dynamic that LiveRamp hopes to change by extending its IdentityLink platform to the TV space. “There’s a lot of untapped opportunity in TV,” says LiveRamp Co-CEO Anneka Gupta. “It’s not very measureable.” The IdentityLink extension was announced to coincide with RampUp 2018, the LiveRamp conference […]


GDPR LOOMS: “I don’t think our industry has ever had this level of accountability codified into law,” Acxiom’s CPO Colclasure

Europe has become a “hostile” environment for digital ad tracking – but, even so, ad-tech companies must comply with the European Commission’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to one ad-tech firm which says it is “struggling” to cope with the new legislation. “About six months ago, I would say that perhaps the industry had not […]


Balancing New Revenue Streams: NBCU, Fox, Acxiom, Oath, A+E Execs Discuss

MIAMI — These days, consumers have more choices than ever before about how to consume video and TV content. And that means a new spectrum of opportunities – and challenges – for content owners and distributors. For companies more used to selling the context of their content to advertisers, the hot new possibility – in […]


Acxiom’s Craig Berkley On The Value Of A Single Source of Identity Data

MIAMI – When the current-day Acxiom was founded in 1969 as Demographics, “people-based marketing” was basically direct mail. Having acquired LiveRamp in 2014, Acxiom is looking to be the predominate provider of identity graphs across digital and television. LiveRamp has long been active in the digital space, using both personally identifiable and anonymous information from […]


Addressable Advertising Is ‘True Attribution,’ Says MODI Media’s Bologna

LONDON – The need for census-level data in the media planning process “is paramount right now,” according to Mike Bologna, President of GroupM’s Modi Media advanced television unit. “It’s what advertisers are looking for,” Bologna says in an interview with “They night not necessarily need the data all the way down to addressability, but […]


Automation And Standards Will Propel Growth Of Addressable TV, Says Modi’s Power

MIAMI – An apt analogy for planning and executing addressable television advertising could be tackling a giant jigsaw puzzle. Unless you’re a robot, there’s no way to automate the process of piecing it all together. Jamie Power began to learn this about three years ago when she joined the launch of GroupM’s Modi Media advanced […]


Acxiom’s Schmitt On Porting Online Campaigns To TV

MIAMI — So you have been running an online ad campaign, and how you’re keen to harness the possibilities afforded by new TV ad tactics. Can you use the same data to target the same kind of audience, in the old medium? Sure, you can – but doing so takes a bit of work, according […]


Acxiom’s Namruti On The Challenge Of Data Silos

Have you looked at the marketing technology Lumascape lately? The number of platforms available to marketers these days is empowering – and daunting. “Multiple technology platforms create multiple sources of data – lots and lots of different silos,” says Acxiom European strategy director Thaer Namruti in this video interview with Beet.TV. “With that comes the challenge of, […]


Joining The Dots Is About To Get Hot: Acxiom’s Howe

COLOGNE — So much data, so many new ad tech platforms. Anyone who has seen a lumascape will recognize the confusion that fragmentation wreaks. But there is a way to pull the piece back together, says an ad tech boss. “One of the key buzzwords that we’re going to be hearing about over and over again […]