Magnite’s McLeggon Sees Convergence Crashing Ashore At Cannes

CANNES — The Cannes Lions festival can be a vantage point from which executives see and advance media’s emerging trend lines. For Matt McLeggon, that means workflows coming together, just as it meant those executives coming together at the festival. In this video interview with Beet.TV, McLeggon, senior vice president of advanced solutions at ad-tech […]

 
 

Fluidity By The Sea: Magnite’s McLeggon Lights Up Audiences For Publishers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – As Beet Retreat 2022 got underway in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico, “fluidity” was on attendees’ lips. LiveRamp’s Jay Prasad has been writing and talking about the concept, in which TV networks and advertisers can make good on ad spend using digital if an initial GRP-based ad buy is unable […]

 
 

All Boats Rise At The Beet Retreat: Magnite’s McLeggon

In an industry that depends on connections, integration and collaboration are critical. But those connections aren’t only digital. At the Beet Retreat, one of the industry’s most talked about gatherings of high-level media executives, decision-makers come together to debate and thrash-out new working relationships. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Matt McLeggon, SVP, Advanced Solutions, […]

 
 

How To Scale Ads For Live Streaming: Magnite’s Evans

So far in the evolution of streaming TV, the majority of the focus has been around on-demand consumption. But live viewing is growing fast, as IP delivery becomes normalized as a delivery channel. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Katie Evans, Chief Operating Officer, Magnite, says that means a number of new technical hurdles MVPDs […]

 
 

SpringServe Is Magnite’s Springboard For Improving CTV Ad Experience

LOS ANGELES — In a nascent market replete with both opportunity and inertia, there is always a need to smooth off the rough edges. That is why Sean Buckley’s company acquired video ad-serving platform last year. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Buckley, Chief Revenue Officer, CTV, Magnite, explains how SpringServe can help catapult CTV […]

 
 

CTV Can Excel At Serving Diverse Viewers: Magnite Research

By now, we all now that connected TV channels offer the power to reach distinct groups or households. But who exactly is on the end of those messages? Magnite’s just-published CTV For Everyone research study aimed to find out. In this video interview with Beet.TV, the company’s chief revenue officer for CTV, Sean Buckley, discusses […]

 
 

Google’s Latest Ad Announcement Changes Little: Magnite’s Kershaw

LOS ANGELES – The journey to the future of advertising identity is long and winding. Amid the deprecation of third-party cookies and limits on other tactics like mobile identifiers, the industry is striving to develop new methods with which to identify audiences. In doing so, perhaps it has become so used to reading about forthcoming […]

 
 

Magnite to Acquire SpotX from RTL Group for $1.17 Billion: Michael Barrett on Why This is the Time for AdTech

In a major merger in the adtech and advanced TV industry space, Magnite has acquired SpotX from RTL, the European broadcast giant, for $1.17 billion in cash and stock, the companies announced this morning. Later in the morning, Beet.TV did this video interview with Magnite CEO Michael Barrett about the deal and what it means […]

 
 

History Creates Context: Magnite’s Kershaw On Life After Identifiers

The withering of the third-party cookies and mobile identifiers that have made up much of traditional digital ad targeting is up-ending the business of marketers reaching audiences. As those methods wane, many ad planners are contemplating the switch from targeting users to targeting the content they read or watch – commonly called “contextual” targeting. But, whilst “context” […]

 
 

Apple’s IDFA Change ‘Not Terrifying’: Magnite’s Kershaw

Apple is ripping up the fabric of mobile ad targeting – but Tom Kershaw sees it as just another step along the trajectory to a world of enhanced compliance. The tech company is due to change its Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), which advertisers use to identify iOS devices so they can deliver customized advertising, to […]

 
 

CTV Primed to Reach ‘Persuadable’ Cord Cutters in Extraordinary Election

Political candidates this year face a daunting task in reaching voters as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts traditional publicity efforts like rallies, conventions and stump speeches. Campaigns also must adjust to changing media consumption habits as more households cancel cable and satellite subscriptions, and connect their TVs directly to the Internet. Connected TV (CTV) has the […]