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The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Travis S. Howe, Senior Vice President for the Americas of Digital Sales Development & Ad Operations at Sony Pictures Television, as the new co-chair of the IAB Games Committee.

Based in New York, Travis founded the Americas division in 2006, which manages digital ad sales for Sony’s entertainment companies including PlayStation, Crackle, Sony Pictures Television (TV sites), and FEARnet. In this role, Travis is responsible for leading the strategy, sales development and digital ad operations divisions for North and South America across online, mobile, gaming console and Sony’s suite of connected devices. 

Travis.jpg Joynew.jpg.png Travis has proven leadership within the IAB Games Committee as well as numerous other IAB leadership roles including the Sales Executive and Digital Video Committees.  In his new role, Travis will work with fellow Co-Chair Joy Taylor, Senior Director, Global Media Solutions at Electronic Arts (EA) to help galvanize the committee, establish working groups and strategic direction both short and long term with the goal of driving the committee to become an even more effective face for the rapidly evolving Games space.

  
For 2013, the committee has agreed to shift focus and work toward aligning the 75 member companies with the 2013 Mission Statement as follows: 

The Games Committee is dedicated to showing the value and scale of gaming as an advertising medium which is driven by engaging content and cross platform solutions. All efforts will be centered on client objectives and needs which include creativity, scale and measurement.

The going-in key deliverables are focused on developing and executing a communication plan that educates the market on the value of gaming.  A first priority will be to update and modernize the Platform Status Report. The communication plan will be centered on key areas of focus:  Content, Platforms and Audience/Measurement. 

Please join the IAB and co-chair Joy Taylor in welcoming Travis Howe as the new Games Committee Co-Chair

The next Committee meeting wiSonyPictures.pngll take place on July 10, 10-11:30am PT at the Sony Pictures Entertainment Lot in Culver City, CA.
Please RSVP here to formally register, indicating whether you will be attending in person or remotely.  Members are asked to please answer this two question Survey Monkey which, as discussed at the last meeting, will help us to better organize the committee.

For further information on the Games Committee, please contact
Susan Borst
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Susan Borst

Susan Borst is the Director, Industry Initiatives at the IAB focusing on Social Media, B2B, Games, Content Marketing and Native Advertising.
She can be reached on Twitter @susanborst.



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