Speed Bumps On The Road To Advanced TV: A Beet Retreat Panel With Essence, FreeWheel, one2one Media And Medialink

MIAMI – Structural barriers. Organizational barriers. Silos. All of these play their part in retarding the progress of advanced television for all parties involved. While pursuing these topics can lead to circular conversations—everyone agrees on the need for change but no one thinks it won’t happen soon, if at all—such discussions actually help to clarify […]


Brands Need Core Competencies To Own And Effectively Mine Their Data: Cross MediaWorks’ Paul Alfieri

MIAMI – Looking at the competition between digital and television as some kind of warfare isn’t very productive, according to Paul Alfieri, CMO of Cross MediaWorks. “TV shouldn’t be looking at Facebook or Netflix and saying they’re stealing our revenue,” says Alfieri. “TV should be saying what are Facebook and Netflix and Amazon and Google […]


Cross-Screen Measurement Will Tempt OTT Spenders: one2one’s Power

Advertising through over-the-top TV services is still nascent, still essential and still waiting to be fully unlocked by better measurement. That is according to one executive in the space who co-founded her own company to help advertisers benefit from the opportunity. “I think we’re early days for OTT, the targeting layer just started,” one2one Media’s […]


one2one Media’s Mike Bologna On Addressable Consistency, ‘The Beauty Of Sling’

A year ago, a big challenge for providers of addressable TV ad solutions was the industry’s ability to understand the value exchange compared with mass, linear TV spots. “I don’t think that’s the case anymore,” says Mike Bologna, President of one2one Media. Now the big issue is “consistency,” Bologna says in this interview with Beet.TV. […]


one2one Media’s Mike Bologna: Huge Demand For One-To-One Video, Sales Attribution

ORLANDO – To reach households with addressable ads on a one-to-one basis at scale, advertisers and agencies need to do it on a one-to-many basis. This is due to the technology and infrastructure variations between multichannel video programming distributor (MVPDs) and smart TV manufacturers. Last spring, one2one Media set out to leverage an integrated set […]


With Next TV Upfront, Addressable TV is Hitting Scale: one2one Media’s Power

It has taken a while, but methods of targeting TV ads at the household level have now hit a critical mass in the United States, according to an exec from a brand new company hoping to help ad agencies take advantage. “Right now the scale for addressable television – either linear or VOD – is  57mn,” says […]


GroupM Vet Mike Bologna Heads New Advanced TV Company

LAS VEGAS — Two of the advertising execs who set up and led GroupM’s advanced TV advertising division have moved on to run their own, independent company in the Cross MediaWorks portfolio. Mike Bologna and Jamie Power – who were CEO and managing partner, respectively, of Modi Media – now become president and COO of […]