Weather Channel’s Agus Ponders Programmatic’s Global Challenges

LONDON — The Weather Channel has blazed a trail for programmatic advertising in the States, now it wants to do the same around the world – aware of the many different market challenges it will face. The company has been using so-called “programmatic” technology to sell ads for a year or two now. “I’m going to […]

 

Weather CEO Kenny Aims To ‘Leave Mark On The World’

When you are sitting on as much data as David Kenny is, you can really move the needle. Over the years, The Weather Company CEO has spearheaded use of digital data to transform businesses. He has variously been president of network outfit Akami, managing partner of ad group VivaKi and co-founder of the digital ad company Digitas, acquired […]

 

Marketers Can Reach ‘Meerkats’ With Mobile: Weather Channel’s Dan Young

LONDON — Mobile video heralds a chance for advertisers to reach consumers who may appear to be distracted or in the outdoors – but who are actually highly engaged and watching TV, according to Weather Channel international yield and programmatic Daniel Young. “It’s personal,” Young tells Beet.TV in this video interview. “They’re watching it not only […]

 

The Weather Channel Forecasts Mobile Engagement

COLOGNE — The Weather Channel hopes its recent deal to dethrone Yahoo as the supplier of weather data to Apple’s iOS operating system will lead to more downloads for its own suite of apps – and more eyeballs on the ads it’s selling programmatically inside those apps. “We’ve been preloaded on the Nokia Lumia for […]