Adobe’s TubeMogul Acquisition Heralds Ad-Tech Consolidation

It started as a simple tool to upload videos to multiple services. But now TubeMogul is becoming the latest addition to Adobe’s media technology stack. The Emeryville, CA-based company has just confirmed an agreement to be acquired by the digital media powerhouse for $540m. What does Adobe want with TubeMogul? According to its announcement: “Adobe’s acquisition of […]

 

Mondelēz’s Bough Wants To Build Bigger, Better, Faster “Unicorns”

CANNES — Brands buying ads that drive traffic to wholesale retailers will push ecommerce to new heights, according to the marketing chief of Oreo and Toblerone company Mondelēz International. Bonin Bough reckons a coming fusion of media buying and ecommerce opportunities will fuel massive business expansion. “We saw a unique opportunity in the marketplace right now to build […]

 

TubeMogul’s Wilson Wants To Dismantle Video Silos

CANNES — Today, ads on TV, internet video and mobile video, by and large, have to be bought separately. But that fact is changing, with many vendors wanting to help advertisers make one buy across multiple channels. TubeMogul is amongst those vendors. “Right now, we do a really job at automating the buying a desktop pre-roll buy or […]

 

TubeMogul’s PTV Brings Programmatic To TV

Online video ad technology vendors are scrambling to get a slice of the much larger, main TV screen ad market by extending their digital buying capabilities to good ‘ol fashioned telly – and the latest to do so is TubeMogul. The Emeryville, California-based outfit has unveiled PTV, allowing data-driven buying of TV advertising. Ad buyers […]

 

TubeMogul CEO: We Went Public to Remain Independent

The adtech industry continues consolidate  into giant tech silos, with several owned by big publishers including AOL, Facebook, Google and Yahoo.  But TubeMogul CEO Brett Wilson sees a conflict between the role of these media owners and their emerging  businesses as media buying platforms. TubeMogul is not in the media business and will not, says […]

 

TubeMogul Crushes Wall Street with 64% Rise on First Day of Trading

Whether the dramatic increase of the company’s stock price on its initial day of trading, which closed at 11.50, up $4.50 or 64%, can be sustained or not, time will tell.  For TubeMogul co-founder and CEO Brett Wilson, he is focused on “building a big, transformative company,” he told Beet.TV recently when we interviewed him […]

 

Consumer Goods Giant Mondelez in Big Programmatic Pact w/ TubeMogul, report

Mondelez,the giant consumer packaged good company, know for its Oreo brands and other popular  products,  is in an ambitious program with TubeMogul to buy video media programmatically, according to this report in Adweek.   The program is being implemented in collaboration with Mondelez’ global agency MediaVest. Recently, we spoke with TubeMogul CEO Brett Wilson about […]

 

Price Pressure on Video Ads Fuels Viewability and Fraud Problems, TubeMogul’s Wilson

Does the adage “you get what you pay for” ring true when it comes to online video advertising? Although advertisers are often keen to drive down the prices they pay in a world now threatened by fake views, TubeMogul CEO Brett Wilson warns that logic could be detrimental. “We get a lot of information requests […]

 

Platforms Should Shoulder Ad Fraud Burden: TubeMogul CEO

Who’s to blame for the rising problem of online ad fraud? Ad tech vendors aren’t the frauds themselves – but they should accept responsibility for keeping customers happy, says one platform boss. “We take the burden,” says says Brett Wilson, CEO of video ad tech vendor TubeMogul. “Anything you buy that isn’t what you think […]

 

Brands Embrace ‘Programmatic Direct’ Relationship w/ Publishers,TubeMogul’s CEO Wilson

“Programmatic” advertising has grown up defined as marketplaces of online ad space open for buying and selling. But video ad tech vendor TubeMogul CEO Brett Wilson explains the emergence of the “programmatic direct” variant… “There’s another set of inventory that’s more premium – advertisers and publishers both want to leverage the power of software to […]

 

Fighting Video Ad Fraud Needs to be an Open Source Solution,TubeMogul’s Brett Wilson

In combatting the growing issue of non-human video views, the industry needs to align around open source tools, not proprietary technologies which don’t fully solve the problem, says Brett Wilson, CEO of TubeMogul and the founder of Open Video Viewability, an industry association. The state of  video ad fraud and viewabilty standards will be explored […]

 

TubeMogul’s Brett Wilson is Battling Bots, Non-Human Video Views and Low Ad Rates

In an effort to combat the ongoing specter of ad fraud, tech platforms like TubeMogul have implemented tools to eliminate some of the more prevalent forms of fake traffic, stemming from botnets and fraudulent formats, says TubeMogul’s CEO Brett Wilson, in an interview with Beet.TV. Some sites will sell auto-play ads in banner spots, he […]

 

TubeMogul Rolls Out Viewability in its Ad Buying Software

TubeMogul had rolled out its viewability verification globally into its ad buying software, says Brett Wilson, CEO of video platform TubeMogul in an interview with Beet.TV at the Consumer Electronics Show. The video ad platform has been at the forefront of an industry push for more transparency in metrics since it spearheaded a consortium of industry players […]

 

TubeMogul’s Brett Wilson: Audience Guarantees for Programmatic Becoming Pervasive, Quickly

NAPA, CA – One of the most significant developments in the move to programmatic video advertising buying is the rapid emergence of audience guarantees via Nielsen’s Online Campaign Ratings (OCR), says Brett Wilson, CEO of video ad tech company TubeMobul in this interview with Beet.TV commentator Ashley Swartz. Over the past 12 months, audience guarantees […]

 

TubeMogul in Pact with IPG Mediabrands for Programmatic Effort

Online video ad company TubeMogul and  Interpublic’s IPG Mediabrands  media agency are cozying up farther. Or rather, their video data are. The pair announced TubeMogul has been integrated in to IPG’s custom data stack, in what CEO Brett Wilson says adds ” seamless access to private inventory and cross-inventory GRP optimization” … “that enables IPG […]

 

TubeMogul Focused on TV-Like Buying for Digital, More Targeting

SAN FRANCISCO — Online video marketing company TubeMogul will add new features to its tools in the coming months to make programmatic connections between an advertiser and publisher, and to make digital video buys more transparent, said Brett Wilson, CEO of TubeMogul, in an interview with Beet.TV. “We want to make the tools easier to […]

 

Ad Creatives Need To Adopt Programmatic Testing, Starcom’s Tracey Paull

Much of the energy in advertising nowadays is coming from data-driven algorithms that super-target just the right ads to just the right audiences, as this recent Sunday Times feature pointed out, noting the death of creative “mad men”. But two ad tech executives speaking at Beet.TV’s Chicago programmatic video ad summit said algorithms can serve […]

 

TubeMogul CEO’s ‘Shocking’ Truth: Only Half Of Videos May Be Viewed

CHICAGO – Of the many pieces of data being brought to the video ad chain by software developers, amongst the most important should answer the question: “Is this video really being watched by a viewer?” TubeMogul CEO Brett Wilson’s company has open-sourced code to let advertisers see what percentage of a video window is really […]

 

TubeMogul’s Wilson: Private Ad Marketplaces Are Boon For Publishers

CHICAGO — Online private ad marketplaces are a boon for ad-selling publishers, despite what some think, according to the CEO of video at tech firm TubeMogul. In this taped interview at Beet.TV’s programmatic video advertising summit, Brett Wilson said the marketplaces have created a new layer of mid-tier pricing: “You had your premium tier – […]

 

TubeMogul Enjoys International Growth as Automated Advertising Expands

TubeMogul, the video advertising technology platform that provides solutions to agencies and brands who buy media through electronic exchanges, is seeing nearly half its growth overseas with accelerated activity in Asia, says Brett Wilson, CEO of the Emeryville, California-based company, in this interview with Beet.TV We sat down with him recently to talk about growth […]

 
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