‘Under Siege’: Kawaja On How Mad Men Are Fighting Back

CANNES — It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world if you’re an ad agency exec right now. On the one hand, you have a palette of unlimited possibility at your fingertips – on the other hand, so does everybody else. Renowned media and technology M&A advisor and banker Terence Kawaja of Luma Partners is releasing […]

 

Media Agencies May Stop Being Agents: GroupM’s Gotlieb

As more and more brands, using empowering new ad tech and marketing software, begin to perform some of the functions of their media agencies, what will be the impact on those agencies? “I frankly don’t know,” ad company GroupM’s chairman Irwin Gotlieb tells Beet.TV in this video interview. “Most agencies were truly agents on behalf of a client. […]

 

Ad Tech Won’t Kill The Media Agency: Videology’s Castree

Brands that previously let their ad agencies get on with the business of advertising are increasingly using available new technology platforms do do some of the work themselves. So is the very existence of the media agency under threat? Not according to one agency exec who has just crossed to the other side. “More clients […]

 

Innovid Co-Founder: Ad Agency Structures Holding Back Digital Video

AMSTERDAM — Is corporate split personality syndromestopping online video advertising from reaching its potential commercial heights? That’s what one sector exec thinks. “Digital video is managed by the digital teams on the buy side, whereas, at broadcast linear TV, buying is managed by a completely different team,” says Tal Chalozin, CTO and co-founder of interactive […]