What GroupM Wants From Connected TV: Sweeney

One of the world’s biggest media-buying agencies is rapidly increasingly its spending on connected TV ads for clients. But GroupM is still kicking the tyres of a burgeoning range of suppliers. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Matt Sweeney, chief investment officer for GroupM US, describes spending trends and his wishlist for platforms. Growing spend […]

 
 

“Hurry Up!” Group M’s Matt Sweeney Urges Broadcasters to Migrate to CTV

LAS VEGAS – Media agencies have been watching the growth of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services with alarm. If more people are paying for ad-free TV, where will brands go to reach audiences? At least the overall growth of connected TV as an overall category is giving them some reassurance. After all, connected TV services provide […]

 
 

Xaxis’ Matt Sweeney On Finding The Best Proxies For Digital Success

PHOENIX – Just as someone clicking on an ad doesn’t necessarily lead to a sale, someone visiting a web page doesn’t necessarily lead to a new customer. Such metrics must yield to better indicators of potential business outcomes, according to Xaxis North America CEO Matt Sweeney. “The reality is even in 2019, we still have […]

 
 

As Dynamic Ad Insertion Grows, So Does Xaxis Ad Labs: Xaxis NA President Sweeney

LOS ANGELES – Some brand marketers are tired of hearing about things like ad tech stacks, data integrations, measuring click rates and figuring out last-touch attribution. But there is a growing focus on things like dynamic ad insertion to tailor messaging to the right audience at the most appropriate time. “What they want to know […]