How Tags & Tools Can Save The TV Experience, Beachfront’s Tom St. John

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – If connected TV is going to make good on its promise to bring super-targetability and automation to TV advertising, it had better eliminate faux pas in ad placements. In this video interview with Beet.TV at Beet Retreat San Juan, Tom St. John, Head of Partnerships, Beachfront Media, says, too often, […]


Linear TV Isn’t Going Away: Beachfront Media’s Maccaro

With on-demand viewing options still exploding, it may seem like linear viewing is on its way out. But that’s only half the story. In this video interview with Beet.TV, the chief executive of one TV ad-tech company says linear has a future. Viewing habits converging VOD and linear viewership could be on course to equal […]


Publishers Should Allow Ad Buyers’ Own Data: Beachfront’s Sinton

SANTA BARBARA — In a world after GDPR, one in which indiscriminately targeting audiences by following them around the web with ad-tech is becoming slightly more frowned upon, how can advertisers reach consumers? Most of the industry has now settled on the view that third-party data, that held in data warehouses and made available for […]


Before Scale, Addressable TV Finds Its Place: Alphonso, Sizmek, Beachfront, Innovid Weigh In

SAN JUAN — The value promised by connected TV systems offering addressable advertising always seemed to be that ad buyers could precision-target the viewer they want to reach. So why are so many advertisers either spending so little or using addressable for a different purpose? In this panel discussion at Beet Retreat, a cast of […]


Beachfront Aims To Make Premium Video ‘As Real-Time As Possible’

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—To independent video supply-side platform Beachfront Media, it’s all about technology and transparency. “We look at the SSP as something that needs to be sort of independent of both the media company and advertisers,” says president and founder Frank Sinton. Beachfront tries to get “as close as possible” to audience and content […]


Beachfront Rolls Out New Tools to Drive YouTube Engagement

Video technology firm Beachfront Media rolled out a new version of its platform with a social layer built in to encourage more interaction and easier monetization of video, says Frank Sinton, CEO and Founder of Beachfront Media in an interview with Beet.TV at the recent VideoNuze event in New York. Designed as a mobile-first social video platform, the […]