• Strength in Australian Programmatic: Q&A with Mitchell Greenway, OpenX

    In this exclusive interview with ExchangeWire, Mitchell Greenway, director, partner services ANZ, OpenX, delves into the Australian programmatic industry and discusses market-level findings following the recent State of Programmatic in JAPAC – 2021 report. What do you think is behind the [...]

  • Programmatic Audio for Marketers

    Following the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Podcast Upfront conducted last week, in which it was revealed that marketers are adapting to fragmentation issues within audio by adopting contextual targeting solutions, ExchangeWire speaks to industry professionals for their take on how advertisers [...]

  • Never Do Something Because It's New, Do It Because It Delivers: Q&A with Dan Larden & Wayne Blodwell, The Programmatic Advisory

    Independent consultancy, The Programmatic Advisory, was founded by Wayne Blodwell five years ago. As programmatic has burgeoned, so too has demand from marketers to help navigate the ecosystem, providing a wealth of opportunities for companies like The Programmatic Advisory. Following [...]

  • Why Building Close Ties to Supply Side Platforms is Vital

    In this exclusive article, Esra Bacher, managing partner at GroupM and The Wires Global 2021 judge, explains why strong relationships between agencies and supply-side platforms (SSPs) are more important than ever before, and outlines the main components required to foster strategic [...]

  • Confessions of a TV Snob: TV is not the Digital Dinosaur Some May Think

    In this exclusive article, Charlie Glyn, ad technology lead at Channel 4 and The Wires Global 2021 judge, questions the notion that traditional TV is out-of-date, and outlines the advantages the medium has to offer in the new dawn of [...]

  • IPA Bellwether Report Q2 2021: Budgets Increase for First Time Since 2019

    The IPA Bellwether Report Q2 2021, released today 15th July 2021, has revealed that total marketing budgets across the United Kingdom increased for the first time since Q4 2019, rising by a net balance of 6% across surveyed companies. This [...]

  • Programmatic in JAPAC: Q&A with Andrew Tu, OpenX

    On Wednesday, 4 August, ExchangeWire and OpenX will launch an exclusive research report, examining the state of the programmatic industry in the Japan and Asia-Pacific (JAPAC) region, along with a live webcast to discuss the findings. Ahead of the launch, [...]

  • Blackstone Backs Simpli.fi; Tapcart Raises USD$50m

    In today’s ExchangeWire daily news digest: Blackstone backs Simpli.fi; Tapcart raises USD$50m (£36m); and ShipBob secures USD$200m (£144m). Blackstone backs Simpli.fi US private equity firm Blackstone has acquired a majority stake in programmatic advertising and agency workflow software provider Simpli.fi, at a [...]

  • Has the Awkward First Date Led to a Match Made in Programmatic Heaven?

    A year on from the publication of the Programmatic Supply Chain Transparency study, Clare O’Brien, head of media effectiveness & performance at the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers (ISBA), reflects on the report’s findings, the current state of the programmatic [...]

  • Data-Led Buying in Emerging Channels: Q&A with Charlotte Powers, the7stars

    In this exclusive interview with ExchangeWire, Charlotte Powers, digital lead at the7stars and judge of The Wires Global 2021, discusses data-led buying in the context of emerging channels in programmatic. What is the current state of play when it comes to [...]