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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.

Michael Kahn, Chief Executive Officer, Performics Worldwide, looks at VR, wearables and robots, oh my! Adotas: What do you predict for virtual reality products and how can they be used by marketers to increase engagement and revenue? Kahn: Virtual reality will move past use solely as a marketing tool and drive...
 Adotas presents a Q&A with William Gorfein, Founder of OTT/Streaming Audience Discovery Platform, PeerLogix to discuss insights into the growing usage and value of OTT Viewership Data.      Everyone is talking about the growth of OTT/Streaming content. What statistic or anecdote do you feel makes the argument most vividly? I read...
The creative minds behind 42entertainment are the ninjas of interactive brand marketing. They strike silently. Their campaigns pop out of the shadows and grapple users with mysterious codes and characters that could actually be real. And while the participants in a campaign will get familiar with the product, service...
Currently, there is no industry-wide agreed definition of a Customer Data Platform (CDP), however, David Raab, Founder of the CDP Institute, defines a CDP as: “A marketer managed system that creates a persistent, unified, customer database that is accessible to other systems.” The evolution of CDPs stemmed from customer support and...
The name Pointroll is as synonymous with rich media as a bottle of Jack Daniel's is with Motley Crue. In just five years' time, the company has helped spearhead innovation and improved performance within banner ad units through its growing, peculiarly-titled product offering including Fat Boy, Towel Boy and...
Have there been any major mobile ad trends that absolutely dominated the industry in 2018? What’s surprised you the most? You can’t talk mobile ad trends without mentioning the duopoly, and new triopoly with Amazon’s entrance into the fray. 2017 served as a year of growing pains for the Facebook...
Cindy Gallop is a mover and a shaker—literally and figuratively speaking. As BBH New York's former chairman tells it, she's been on planes, trains and automobiles practically since birth. "I was actually born in the UK but grew up in Brunei in Borneo," she explains. "When I was six, my...
ADOTAS -- Peter Klein, SVP of Media Services for MediaWhiz, answers questions about the state of affiliate marketing at the company's New York office on March 1, 2013. About MediaWhiz MediaWhiz is an integrated digital media and performance marketing agency that helps brands engage, acquire...
As ADOTAS continues its sojourn across the pond to gain some firsthand perspective on overseas online/interactive advertising culture, we arrive in London, where we have an engaging chat with Dave Smith, Managing Director of New Media Maze. Formed in 2000 and based in the heart of England's capital, New Media...
ADOTAS -- We recently sat down with LeadSpend Co-Founder & CEO Craig Swerdloff to talk about the history of his company and the importance of email validation. LeadSpend is a data insights company that provides a hosted solution for identifying the validity of email addresses. Customers use it...