Mediaocean CEO Bill Wise discusses the NFL controversy and branding impact on ads during the season and Super Bowl.
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.
A lot has and hasn’t changed, so I wanted to revisit the piece. At the time, I identified the “Three V’s of Big Data” – volume, velocity and variety – and they are even more true in media today. The volume and variety of data continue to grow significantly, and faster and cheaper processing and cloud-based computing enable companies to do more with the data.
Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, and 4C Insights (4C), a data science and media technology company, today announced a new partnership to integrate planning, buying, and measurement across social media and linear television for greater insights and return on ad spend (ROAS).
VideoAmp, the integrated TV operating system for advertising, today announced it has raised $21.4 million in a Series B funding round led by Mediaocean, with additional investment from German media giant RTL Group, GoAhead Ventures, StartUp Capital Ventures, Anthem Venture Partners, Wavemaker Partners & Simon Equity Partners. This round brings the total funds raised by the company to $36.6 million.
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.
Marketers frequently reference the John Wannamaker quote, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half” when talking about their struggle with advertising spend, especially for cross-channel campaigns. But to overcome this, marketers can apply four principles of direct-response to improve their understanding of return on ad spend.
New York (June 22, 2017) — Mediaocean - the leading software provider for the advertising world, and comScore, today announced that comScore demographic data will be available within Mediaocean’s Spectra DS national buying systems for the 2018 Upfronts. comScore is currently available in Spectra OX (national and local) and DS (local) buying systems and will continue to be enhanced to support the integration.
Los Angeles, CA – May 17, 2017 — Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with Bill Wise, CEO of Mediaocean, the leading software platform for the advertising world. Wise will discuss how Mediaocean is helping to power the global advertising industry.
Is Google ready for the TV business of tomorrow? As TV and digital advertising collide, digital companies face real challenges in the convergence ahead.