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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.

In our ongoing series of ADOTAS Conversations, we turn our attention to the affiliate marketing game and one of its top players, Jennine T. Rexon, President of Rex Direct Net — home of Rextopia and Rextrack products. Since 2001, Rexon has taken a sizeable bite out of the affiliate...
With this latest round of ADOTAS Conversations, we continue to weave through the increasingly complex web of SEM. Now that we've touched upon click-to-call with last week's Q+A with eStara's John Federman, ADOTAS veers back to the CPC/cost-per-view realm with Arizona-based ad network myGeek. We sat down with the...
At 46 years old, Creative Priority CEO Dana Farbo (left) reckons he's traveled many paths in his professional life, a journey in itself that's taken him from his rural, Midwestern stomping grounds to Madison Avenue. "I've gone through different stages in my life, you have no idea," the chief...
Spinning off our much ballyhooed Spotlight section, ADOTAS will now be bringing you more insights from some of the industry's top executives with our in-depth, one-on-one ADOTAS Conversations. Here, we will open the floor for industry heavy-hitters to introduce themselves, share more about what they and their companies do,...
For all the awards, acclaim and financial gain that have come Josh Linkner's (left) way in the realm of interactive marketing, one could never deduce that the CEO/founder of ePrize is actually a jazz musician at heart. But unlike his pre-online, groove-riding heyday, where smoke-filled clubs and throwback lounges would've...
Since it's a given that many of us are anticipating The Sopranos' long-delayed new season as if it were the second coming, an extensive, multi-channel campaign to promote it seems almost unnecessary. Perhaps that's why Ian Schafer (left), the CEO/founder of New York interactive agency Deep Focus, took a...
ADOTAS sits down for lengthy conversation with Rob Stone and Jon Cohen of Cornerstone Promotion, a renowned New York-based music/lifestyle marketing agency, and the parent company of Fader Magazine. While it wouldn't be slapdash to observe that entertainment marketing — especially online — has achieved new levels of creativity in...
After it's raised red flags in the online advertising industry, raised eyebrows amongst consumers and perhaps even lowered the standards of the online space, it's no surprise that Bill Day would declare that adware "dies as a term in the next twelve months." The "term" in question is not only...
With a poli-sci college major and a middle school teaching background in tow, Jon Raj would seem the unlikeliest of candidates for a leadership role in advertising and emerging media — especially for one the most globally recognizable brands with annual worldwide sales of $3.4 trillion. But it's just this...
ADOTAS chats with Avenue A | Razorfish VP of Media Sarah Kim Baehr about the banner's resurgence, the shift in media buys and the evolution of the interactive agency. Despite the constant mantra uttered by the digital elite that the "banner ad is dead", there are many veterans in the...