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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.

ADOTAS -- Video content is booming. From news clips, to music and on-demand TV shows, more and more viewers are opting to watch and listen to their preferred content. For publishers, it has gone from an added extra on their site, to an integral part of their content offering.
ADOTAS -- I was at an event earlier this week, listening to a panel of ad agencies, and was stunned at the blasé attitude toward rules that could radically alter how online serves advertising. While federal privacy rules are still being debated, some regulation could mandate that users opt in...
ADOTAS -- Data is at the heart of all phases of the marketing campaign cycle -- planning, execution, interaction, and measurement. Marketers are still exploring the best ways to leverage third-party and in-house customer data across all of those phases to gain decision-driving insights and tangible results. Neustar AdAdvisor provides...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Zango is an online media company which has provided users with ad-supported premium content since 1999. The company made headlines today with the announcement that 68 jobs will be lost due to downsizing and a redirection of the company. The company put out a statement explaining...
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 EXCLUSIVE -- To identify America’s most powerful and enduring brands, look no further than the Fortune 500. In 2008, the top ten corporate titans were: 1) Walmart; 2) Exxon Mobil; 3) Chevron; 4) General Motors; 5) Conoco Phillips; 6) General Electric; 7) Ford; 8) Citi Group; 9) Bank...
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...
ADOTAS -- In the world of online advertising, content is king because without content, there’s nothing to monetize. Major online publications like Mashable and Business Insider are embracing online video in an effort to go move away from being a simple text-based publishers to something far more ambitious. Advertisers are...
Straight from reality into my laptop. The world of text based Internet communications is quickly dissolving into video feeds of human faces, dancing dogs, pasta covered babies, and natural disasters – with a few ads thrown in to cover bandwidth. As consumers, we're constantly looking for new entertainment, but...
ADOTAS EXCLUSIVE -- Jason Feffer is no stranger to the power of social networks. The man who was in on the ground floor at MySpace has started a new company called SodaHead that is truly making the social network an online democracy. ADOTAS: Give us some background on your...