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The Adotas Internet Advertising Spotlight Section focuses on the leading people and companies of the Internet advertising marketplace. Internet advertising spotlight is an in-depth interview to get behind the blah blah and learn what really makes people and companies tick. Adotas is proud to provide monthly spotlight coverage of Internet advertising people and companies so you can remain informed and competitive.

Recently, global marketers have taken a more entertaining approach to advertising and sponsorship on the web. As advertising online has become quite expansive over the past few years, more are looking for innovative ways to differentiate their campaigns and finding challenges with an abundance of advertisers vying for viewership....
In an effort to make meaningful sense of the frenzied month of May and June for the online ad community, Adotas.com had the opportunity to sit with Eyeblaster's CEO Gal Trifon and discuss the profound changes the online ad market will be forced to adapt to over the next...
ADOTAS editor and owner spent a few minutes getting to know Jonathan Shapiro, a man whose career has profoundly influenced the rise of the internet revolution through its infancy and stands ready to determine its more mature direction, purpose, and continuing evolution. Background Jonathan Shapiro is Chief Executive Officer of MediaWhiz...
As Director of Emerging Media, Ran Cohen joined Eyeblaster in efforts to support the expansion of the Advertising Campaign Management (ACM) suite to additional emerging digital platforms such as games, mobile and IPTV. Cohen will be the first to admit that his gaming experience was not extensive but...
It might seem a tad hasty to call 2007 the year of widget advertising. But if a company like Freewebs has any say in the matter, the final ¾ of the year will set the tone for '08 to be just that. Founded in 2001 by 3 brothers with a...
Valencia Gayles (left) represents "transculturalism," which is one of the inspirations behind her pivotal role as Chief Operating Officer with the TRUE Agency, an operation that thrives on transcending cultural borders. Gayles is a Columbia University graduate who has dedicated years and garnered expertise at agencies like Franklin...
Few websites can claim to have changed the way that people find information like Wikipedia. Universally accessible and open to all who would share their knowledge, the Wikipedia contains more one and a half million articles in the English section alone and growing. It's available in 250 languages, and...
Video-on-demand has been a hotly covered topic in ADOTAS as of late, and its impending explosion couldn't have come at a better time considering our YouTube-devoted era. Following our lengthy chat with Vin Bhat at Bollywood content provider BODVOD, as well as similar multicultural, a la carte video outlets including...
With its AdSonar product creating some buzz in the last several months, Quigo has gradually made a name for itself in the search marketing business--not by planting itself as a bratty upstart in Google and Yahoo's world, but by simply relying on core relationships with publishers and media firms....
Agencies, at least from the old Madison Avenue perspective, have always staked their claim as the shadowy conspirators behind the globe's most memorable, forgettable, and simply regrettable campaigns. But with the advent of the online space and more recent channels including mobile, the interactive agencies themselves have cultivated their own...