Xaxis Inks Deal for TV-Style Online Video Buying Using Videology & TubeMogul, Report

Group M’s trading desk arm Xaxis is aiming to expand its reach into TV-centric buying for online video via deals with Hulu, Viacom and ABC. Under the agreements, Xaxis will buy video ad inventory from those companies using its programmatic tools and insight, according to an Adeek story by Mike Shields. Xaxis will package the […]

 

Xaxis CEO Lesser: Majority Of Ad Buying Will Be Programmatic

CANNES — WPP’s data-centric Xaxis division has tripled in size from around 100 staff to more than 300 in its first two years, and CEO Brian Lesser says that growth suggests the future scale of highly targeted online ad buying tactics many label “programmatic”. “Over the next three to five years, you will see that […]

 

Xaxis’ Schlikum: Programmatic Automates Repetitive Processes

Nowadays, programmatic digital ad-buying technology automates targeted ad buying and removes the task from human operators. But those ad buyers should rejoice at throwing off the shackles of the mind-numbing task, according to a GroupM executive. “What programmatic does is free up resource,” Caspar Schlikum, the EMEA managing director of GroupM’s data-centric ad unit Xaxis, told […]

 

Programmatic Buying Takes Hold in UK Market

LONDON – Programmatic buying is growing quickly in the United Kingdom and beginning to take hold not only in display but in online video as well, says Nicholas Bidon, UK Managing Director Xaxis. About 12 percent of ad spend in the UK in 2012 came from programmatic buying and this sector of the market is on […]

 

Xaxis’ Markarian: TV Advertisers Must Think Beyond The 30-Second Spot’

LONDON – Group M’s new data-driven audience-buying unit is convinced TV and online video advertising must join together but says TV people must use all the extra tools online offers. “The big goal and the only way to use all the benefits of online video is to combine traditional TV and online video and find […]

 

Mindshare’s Johnston: ‘Addressable’ Advertising is Maximizing Efficiency

LONDON – Addressable advertising enables GroupM media agency Mindshare, to use their clients’ budgets in the most efficient way, says Norm Johnston, global digital leader for Mindshare Worldwide, in this video interview with Beet.TV Johnston says addressable advertising is improving with tools provided by GroupM’s Xaxis. “Now, that’s coming to TV. It’s coming to other media, as well, […]

 
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