‘Early Days’ For Advanced TV Ads, Says Fox’s Levine

MIAMI — TV is changing, and advertising with it. As TV services light up with internet connectivity, so, too, does the promise of serving individually-targeted ads to TV, in the same way as they already are online. Just don’t expect that prospect to go large any time soon. “There’s a lot of experimentation going on […]

 
 

AdTech Execs Support Scheppach’s Run Against Childhood Leukemia

CHICAGO – In this fast-moving industry, it can be easy to keep your head down, obsess over the latest media metrics, and not really look up to see the bigger picture in life. But life forced Tracey Scheppach to do just that, when her son Ryan, then aged just seven, was diagnosed with leukemia. The next […]

 
 

Programmatic TV Needs Quick Wins: INVISION’s Miller

SAN FRANCISCO — Automated, “programmatic” trading of digital ads in linear television may have a long and bright future ahead – but it will need some adoption victories in the here and now before that dream becomes a reality, says an ad tech exec. “It’s about what can be done today,” says David Miller, VP Product […]

 
 

Programmatic Is Redefining TV Industry Roles: Adap.tv’s Ackerman

SAN FRANCISCO — The onset of automated video ad buying is prompting traditional job disciplines to be re-thought, says one exec in the space. “There is a transition of talent,” says  Adap.tv‘s programmatic TV SVP Dan Ackerman. “You see people who have been in trading desks start to cross-polinate in to TV. There is a science in (traditional […]