Posts by Bill Wise
Mediaocean’s CEO Bill Wise was recently featured on Nathan Latka’s The Top Entrepreneurs podcast discussing his career over the past decade-from building revolutionary advertising technologies.
Fifty years ago, Michael Donovan, founded a company that would bring data-driven efficiency to Mad Men-era advertising. In 2015, we sold that company to private equity firm Vista at a $720 million valuation. And we continue to adapt and grow. In short, we’ve thrived as a fifty-year-old startup.
We hope ad tech’s blockchain revolution can learn the lessons that the internet revolution failed to. To that end, we’d like to spur a more honest discussion around the real hurdles that blockchain faces in ad tech, beginning with six major challenges any advertising blockchain solution will need to deal with.
TV’s digital moment has arrived. Within the very week in which Netflix and Amazon scored Oscar wins, YouTube announced YouTube TV—its planned subscription service bringing major network content to YouTube viewers. The volume of IP delivered TV continues to grow, and the demand for more precise TV measurement grows.