Brand Stories Connect Data, Content & Desire: Publicis’ Jacob

CANNES — Programmatic is fine – but the programmatic revolution may already have happened. Next up? Back to storytelling. That’s what a growing number of advertising execs say. One of them is Iain Jacob, the Chief Executive Officer, EMEA for Publicis Media .”A lot of ad-tech to date has been about optimization, improving efficiencies and automation,” […]

 
 

60% of SMG’s EMEA Business Now Comes From Digital Content and Data

COLOGNE — Sixty percent of Starcom MediaVest’s business in the EMEA region now comes from digital content and data analytics, which is a fundamental shift from even five years ago, according to Iain Jacob, SMG’s EMEA president. “Fundamentally the agency model is changing, and if you’re not disrupting yourself, somebody else is going to disrupt […]

 
 

SMG’s Jacob on Consumer Behavior and Brand Experiences

COLOGNE – Two of the biggest trends for marketers lie in consumer behavior and technology, says Iain Jacob, President of Dynamic Markets for Starcom MediaVest Group, in an interview with Ashley J. Swartz for Beet.TV from DMEXCO. “We talk to millenials and their expectation of what a brand does has fundamentally changed. They expect brands to service their […]