How To Solve CTV Ad Duplication: Viant’s Vanderhook

As much as connected TV (CTV) gives advertisers new opportunities to reach viewers, lack of control in some platforms also risks exposing viewers to too many duplicate ads. It is a problem many companies are trying to tackle. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Tim Vanderhook, CEO, Viant, puts forward his understanding of the problem […]


Defining a Different DSP: How “People-Based ID” Works: Viant’s Vanderhook

At this point, everyone in advertising knows the world of digital ad targeting is moving away from technologies like cookies. But, when executives talk about migrating to “people-based” methods in their place, what does that really mean? In this video interview with Beet.TV, Viant CEO Tim Vanderhook explains what a “people-based” demand-side ad platform really […]


Advertisers Want Great Content At Scale: Time Inc.’s Rich Battista

CANNES – Time Inc. doesn’t foresee a letup in the niche segmentation of television content going forward. And even if that content doesn’t attract huge audiences, that’s okay as long as viewers are “super engaged,” according to Rich Battista. Just in case this prediction doesn’t pan out, Time Inc. will be churning out all manner […]


Time Inc.’s Elders On Enterprise Selling, New Video-First Brand Coinage

By purchasing traditional ads across a variety of media, GEICO typically tells us how to save money on car insurance. In a new, video-first sponsorship with Time Inc., the insurer aligns itself with consumer financial advice in one of the publisher’s largest video initiatives to date. It comes as Time Inc. continues to roll out […]


Time Inc’s Viant Buys Mobile DSP Adelphic in Big Ad Tech Expansion Move

Last year, Time Inc bought itself in to the ad-tech ecosystem, by acquiring ad data outfit Viant. Now Viant is making an acquisition of its own. Earlier this week, the company announced it is buying Waltham, MA-based Adelphic, a six-year-old demand-side platform for ad buyers. But why? In this video interview with Beet.TV, Viant chief revenue officer Jeff Collins […]


MySpace is Alive and Well and Powering Targeted Advertising

LAS VEGAS  –  Far from being dead, MySpace has enormous monthly user traffic, mostly from users accessing archived photos, and that data is one of the major sources driving an “exploding” digital advertising buying platform for ad tech conglomerate Viant, says Tim Vanderhook, CEO, in this interview with Beet.TV at CES earlier this month. Vanderhook […]


MySpace Userbase Is Now Viant’s Giant Ad Targeting Machine

MySpace may have struggled to retain relevance over the last few years, but its latest owner recently rolled up the social network in to a proposition it hopes advertisers will find appealing. Interactive Media Holdings, which also owns Specific Media, Vindico and Xumo, has reacast as Viant Ad Cloud. “We realised, four or five years ago, we […]