As The NewFronts Morph And Grow, So Does Kassan’s MediaLink

If anyone could discern a possible sea change in the formerly one-day event called the NewFront it would be Michael Kassan. The Chairman and CEO of strategic advisory and business development firm MediaLink witnessed its birthing by Digitas and has become an integral player as the event morphed over the years. And so it is […]

 
 

TV Buyers Will Pay More For Programmatic Efficiency: TubeMogul’s Dybwad

WASHINGTON, D.C.-It’s common wisdom that the growth of programmatic television advertising has been constrained less by technology than by the difficulty in herding together all the players that own the inventory. But at a more basic level, human instinct is in play. There are a “lot of different actors on a lot of different levels,” […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Programmatic’s Other 80% Is The Real Prize: Mondelēz’s Bough

CANNES — US retailers’ spend through “programmatic” ad-trading platforms will bust through 20% of their total digital ad dollars this year, according to eMarketer. But we should look on that as just the start, according to one leading marketer. “Why are we focusing it on such a small percentage of overall available inventory?,” B. Bonin Bough, SVP, Chief Media and […]

 
 

Mondelēz’s Bough Aims To Be A Data Player

One of the industry’s celebrated digital marketing chiefs says using his company’s own data about consumer behavior will become key to future campaign management. “Data will become more and more important to every single piece of media that we buy,” Mondelēz International global media and consumer engagement VP B. Bonin Bough tells Beet.TV in this video interview. […]

 
 

Giant Snack Maker Mondelēz Nets 100 Million Views w/ ‘NowThisNews” Real-Time Collaboration

Already considered a leader in real-time brand content creation on a per-campaign basis, Oreo maker Mondelēz International in April announced a partnership, Blink Studios, in which it would try to habitualize the practise using editorial expertise from new-wave mobile news service NowThisNews. Now Mondelēz’s global media and consumer engagement VP B. Bonin Bough reveals progress in this […]

 
 

Programmatic Will Boost, Not Decrease, TV Ad Value: Mondelez’ Bough

COLOGNE, Germany — The injection of “programmatic” ad-trading automation and control in to linear TV will likely increase, not diminish, the value of traditional TV ads, says one of the world’s top marketers. “All of a sudden, certain media slots on linear (will) become way more valuable,” snack food brand Mondelez International’s global media and consumer […]

 
 

Mondelēz’s Bough Worried About Open Exchange Neutrality

CANNES, France — What are the pros and cons of scale and consolidation when it comes to programmatic advertising technology? One major marketing figure is worried about the possible effects. “The thing that concerns me the most as we go in to programmatic is the neutrality of exchanges,” Mondelēz International’s VP of global media and Consumer engagement, Bonin […]

 
 

TubeMogul’s Mondelēz Deal Points To Big-Brand Programmatic

CANNES, France — Programmatic video ad tech platform operator TubeMogul used the Cannes Lions festival to announce food brand Mondelēz International would use its services to buy and serve all of its video ads. “Programmatic is getting to be less scary,” says TubeMogul’s CEO Brett Wilson. “You’re seeing more brands embrace it directly. “It doesn’t mean they’re […]

 
 

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 […]