ANA CEO Liodice Wants Answer To ‘Opaque’ Ad Supply Chain, a Conversation with Joanna O’Connell of Forrester

How much of brands’ digital ad spend is simply wasted? That’s the question Bob Liodice wants an answer to. In April, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), of which Liodice is CEO, issued a call seeking a consultant to conduct a study to help the organization understand how much actual spend is siphoned off in […]

 
 

Transparency In The Age Of Complexity: Execs from ANA, 4A’s, IBM Watson Advertising, GroupM and MediaMath

Does it ever feel like your new digital super powers actually make your life more complicated? A growing number of marketers are coming to that conclusion. In Beet.tv’s Responsible Media Global Forum with GroupM and the 4As, plus with IBM Watson Advertising, MediaMath, Nielsen and Pubmatic, a series of guest speakers wrestled with balancing the […]

 
 

Innovid’s Netter On Advanced TV, Coalescing Industry Leaders

Sometimes you have to push the envelope and concentrate on innovating, other times listening to the market is more of a priority. For the fast-growing Innovid, right now it’s time for the latter six years after releasing its first connected-TV product. Having helped to create Innovid 11 years ago to transform video experiences on the […]

 
 

Oceans Of Ad Data Failing To Drive Business Growth: ANA’s Liodice

MIAMI — Advertisers now have an arsenal of tools with which to make and buy ads, and a plethora of platforms with which to measure them. But one outcome that is sorely lacking, according to the man who speaks for big-brand marketers? Advanced ad tools are not driving actual business growth. In this video interview […]

 
 

After Transparency Outcry, Production Concerns ANA’s Duggan

It is now more than a year since the Association of National Advertisers’s media transparency report helped blow the lid off practices in which US advertising agencies were accused of keeping up to 20% of clients’ media budgets for themselves after engaging in “pervasive” kick-backs and rebates. That report kickstarted a cacophony of “transparency” talk, […]

 
 

Alliance For Family Entertainment’s Quinn Discusses New Gender Equality Metric

ORLANDO, Florida – After testing 4,000 television ads with its proprietary Gender Equality Metric, the Association of National Advertisers’ Alliance for Family Entertainment is giving marketers a toolkit for eliminating gender bias. It’s a move that AFE Chairman Stephen Quinn says is aimed in part at “unconscious bias” both in ads and the content in […]