Video Must Connect with Consumers “In the Moment,” McDonald’s Sosti Ropaitis

CHICAGO — The next tactic for brands in video in 2013 will be to deepen ways to connect with consumer in the moment, says Sosti Ropaitis, Global Director of Digital Engagement at McDonald’s, in a panel discussion for Beet.TV “If we start with the consumer mindset of investing time to watch a video it has to […]


McDonald’s Wants To Entertain, Educate With Video

CHICAGO — Fast food brand McDonald’s says it has an opportunity to produce marketing video that both educates and entertains consumers, as its online video ambitions evolve from modest origins. “About a year ago, we hired a chief digital officer with intent to build and staff a team,” says the group’s digital brand engagement global […]


McDonald’s Puts Video At ‘Core’ Of Digital Focus

CHICAGO — After being named by advertising peers the most creative marketer at this year’s Cannes Lions, McDonald’s is ready to bolster the part video plays in its digital efforts. “We’ve been the definition of  a mass marketer,” the group’s digital brand engagement global director Sosti Ropaitis says in this video interview with Global Online Video Association […]