The Wires Global 2019

The shortlists for Ad Tech Rising Star & Ad Tech Personality of the Year 2019 have been released, below. Ad Tech Personality of the Year will be voted by the audience at The Wires Awards; Ad Tech Rising Star is a public vote, open now - cast your vote here.

Winners of all award categories will be announced at The Wires awards ceremony on Thursday, 21 November in Central London. To find out more about the ceremony and secure a table, email awards@exchangewire.com

Ad Tech Personality of the Year

The winner of this category will be decided on the night of 21 November at The Wires by audience public vote.

Ruth Zohrer
Global Client Lead, BBVA
Mindshare

Ruth Zohrer
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Steve Wing
Managing Director, UK, Ireland & Nordics
Rubicon Project

Steve Wing, Rubicon
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Adam Ray
CEO
59A

Adam Ray
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Anna Forbes
UK General Manager
The Trade Desk


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Robert Webster
Founder
Canton Marketing Solutions


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Anthony Farley
Agency Group Director
GroupM


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Niki Stoker
COO
A Millions Ads


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Nicholas Halstead
Founder & CEO
Infosum


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James Prudhomme
Executive Vice President International
Index Exchange


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Lucia Mastromauro
Vice President, Global Partnerships
Adform


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Paul Frampton
President, Europe
Control v Exposed


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Dominic Joseph
CEO
Captify


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Cadi Jones
Commercial Director EMEA
Beeswax


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Matt Barash
Head of Strategy & Business Development
AdColony

Matt Barash
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Johnny Ryan
Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer
Brave Software

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Ad Tech Rising Star

This category is open to public vote, and the winner will be announced at The Wires on 21 November. Vote here.

Tina Lakhani
Ad Tech & Standards Manager
IAB UK

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Samir Shah
Head of Data & Ad Tech
Zenith

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Shiron Manuelpillai
AdTech Product Lead
Sky


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Sara Vincent
Senior Director, Strategic Partner Development
Index Exchange


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Rohan Lala
Director, Media Activation
IPONWEB


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Alexander Simpson
Head of Programmatic Activation
News UK


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Louisa Jones
Senior Sales Manager
Unruly


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Simon Kempner
Tech Lead - EMEA
Beeswax


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Freddie Boyle
Programmatic Consultant
Accenture


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Solène Dassing
Senior Sales Manager
Unruly


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Thomas McKay
Branded Content Delivery Lead
News UK


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Francesco Petruzzelli
Chief Technology Officer
Bidstack


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Amanda Martin
VP of Enterprise Partnerships
Goodway Group


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Jordon Mullings
Campaign Strategy Manager, Video Lead
Captify


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Chris Keenan
VP, Solution Engineering, International
Mediamath


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Amber Tomlinson
DSP Account Manager EMEA
Rubicon Project


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Artur Semionov
Head of Product Enablement EMEA
Xaxis


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James Oyedele
Programmatic Solutions Director
Adform


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Aaron Curran
Technical Account Manager
IPONWEB


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Best Ad Ops Team

- Unruly
- MediaMath
- AudienceStore
- Agenda21


Best Client Services Team

- Integral Ad Science
- MediaMath
- OMD EMEA Programmatic


Best Mobile Campaign

- Adcolony Toyota Team up to Drive Greater Vehicle Awareness
- Ogury and The Audience Store - MG is Back


Best Video Campaign

- Rezonence, who the fox are you?
- Tremor Video DSP Delivers ABC Entertainment’s Highest Sunday Night Viewership in 5 Years for New American Idol Season


Best DOOH Campaign

- Mediamath - IBM Infuses Programmatic DOOH into Multi-Channel Campaign to Boost Brand Uplift and Purchase Intent in Australia
- Grand Visual - The Honeypot Posters - The poster network powered by hackers


Best New Product or Service: Buy Side

- Location Sciences Helps Brand Save $60,000 in Wasted Ad Spend Through Proprietary Platform
- Rubicon Project’s New Estimated Market Rate Feature Helps DSPs find the sweet spot between CPM and win rate
- Xaxis’ Brand Exposure: Driving brand awareness with AI for Boots
- The Trade Desk - Surf’s up! Ride the Next Wave of programmatic


Best New Product or Service: Sell Side

- Triton Digital’s Yield-Op Supply-Side Platform
- Smart - Truly Unified Auction and Full Transparency drives revenue growth by 72% for Marie Claire Group (GMC Media)
- ID5: the shared identity solution for independent ad tech platforms and premium publishers


Best Marketing Technology Solution

- IgnitionOne, 3Q Digital and Facebook Integration to Increase ROAS at Scale
- Merkle’s Amazon Performance Based Bidding Platform
- The Trade Desk - Surf’s up! Ride the Next Wave of programmatic
- Outbrain - Click-to-Skip to Click-to-Watch with Outbrain FOCUS


Best Data Activation

- Goodway Group’s Killer Data Strategy Increases ROAS 300% Quarter over Quarter for SharkNinja
- Semcasting helped Dallas Mavericks reach 363% ROI on fan engagement
- Xaxis, Mindshare & GTB drive Purchase Intent for Ford
- Captify - Driving awareness and consideration for the newly launched Bose noise-masking Sleepbuds, powered by Search Intelligence
- Xaxis’ Brand Exposure: Driving brand awareness with AI for Boots
- Mediacom and The Trade Desk - Making music for Bose with a data-driven strategy


Best Digital Campaign

- A Million Ads - The first dynamic digital audio social change advert for road safety in the UK
- AudienceStore - Reallocating the ‘Google Tax’ to drive campaign wide DR efficiency
- Xaxis, Mindshare & GTB drive Purchase Intent for Ford
- Xaxis’ Brand Exposure: Driving brand awareness with AI for Boots
- Goodway Group’s Killer Data Strategy Increases ROAS 300% Quarter over Quarter for SharkNinja

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