First-Party Data Needs Third-Party Glue: LiveRamp’s Howe

Until recently, advanced digital ad buyers used off-the-shelf sources of data about individuals in order to better target their ads. But, lately, legislation and tech vendors’ own policy changes mean this super-power is drying up. Now, it is becoming more commonplace for brands to collect, store and use their own data about their own customers […]

 

After IPG Sale, Acxiom’s LiveRamp Is Now ‘Neutral’: CEO Howe

SANTA BARBARA — It takes a pretty seismic change for a company to sell its core, to focus only on a part that it later acquired. But that’s what ad-tech Acxiom – a data warehouse firm that sells consumer profiles to the world’s largest companies, available to advertisers and ad-tech platforms for advanced customer targeting – […]

 

Acxiom CEO: “GDPR is Just the First Step in the Journey”

Its share price is still rebuilding after being battered by Facebook’s decision to cut ties in March, but Acxiom is trying to see profound ad industry challenges as opportunities. Acxiom is a data warehouse firm that sells consumer profiles to the world’s largest companies, available to advertisers and ad-tech platforms for advanced customer targeting. In one […]

 

Joining The Dots Is About To Get Hot: Acxiom’s Howe

COLOGNE — So much data, so many new ad tech platforms. Anyone who has seen a lumascape will recognize the confusion that fragmentation wreaks. But there is a way to pull the piece back together, says an ad tech boss. “One of the key buzzwords that we’re going to be hearing about over and over again […]