A ‘Next Generation Agency’ epitomises the changing face of the agency model. Agile, lean, independent, with proprietary technology, that doesn’t necessarily fit the ‘agency’ label. Infectious Media are the embodiment of this model. ExchangeWire meet with Andy Cocker, co-founder & COO, and Martin Kelly, co-founder & CEO, Infectious Media (both pictured) to uncover the secrets to their success.
Martin Kelly and Andy Cocker founded Infectious Media in 2008, having both come from different sides of the industry. Cocker hails from [...]
Programmatic, a Buying Mechanism, Not a Media Channel: Duane Thompson, Head of Programmatic, Total Media
The growing importance of programmatic as an effective route to delivering audience-led strategies across all media leads to a need for the right infrastructure. Following his recent appointment as head of programmatic at Total Media, ExchangeWire speak exclusively with Duane Thompson (pictured below) on his second day in his new role, about what programmatic means in a media agency environment.
Thompson’s background is programmatic, data and technology, where he most recently spent three years on the supply-side at IDG UK, so [...]
The squeezed middle: mid-sized agencies looking to retain a position of strength in a challenging environment. How are they standing up against the increasing competition from larger agencies in an increasingly fragmented marketplace? ExchangeWire speak with Chris Le May (pictured below), managing director, EMEA and emerging markets, DataXu, who explains how mid-sized agencies are reinventing themselves with programmatic at their core.
In last month’s budget, the country’s ‘squeezed middle’ were treated to a £500 tax cut and were reversed out of [...]