2009 Sponsors

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About Operative Media

Operative Media (www.operative.com) is the advertising business management company. Our core purpose is to allow the media and advertising industries to run increasingly complex businesses with simplicity. Operative’s next-generation, SaaS platform and services help media industry leaders balance efficiency with innovation to reduce transaction costs and boost advertising revenue. Operative brings together the processes and systems necessary to package, sell, traffic, manage, optimize, and collect revenue on advertising products. More than 200 companies rely on Operative to manage over $6 billion in ad revenue annually, including The Wall Street Journal, MSN, OMD, NBC Universal, and National Public Media.

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About Google

Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.google.com.

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About Right Media, a Yahoo! Company

Right Media, the world’s trusted digital advertising marketplace, launched the first global digital advertising exchange in 2005, evolving to support the needs of businesses in today’s digital media world. From sellers maximizing yield to buyers optimizing their ROI, businesses choose Right Media as the premium, trusted destination where they can build invaluable relationships. With the market as fragmented and complex as it is today, Right Media provides needed simplicity and control by combining multiple supply sources through one flexible interface.

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About Admeld

Admeld helps the world’s top online publishers sell their ad inventory smarter. Built and run by publishing veterans, the company provides its clients with expertise and technology to capture new revenue streams, control how they sell each impression, and protect their data and brand. Admeld customers include Answers.com, Discovery Communications, FOX News, Hearst Television, IDG TechNetwork, The Weather Channel, and more than 500 others worldwide. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Berlin, San Francisco, and Toronto. Visit www.admeld.com for more information.

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About AOL

Having helped millions of Americans to get online, AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is on a mission to inform, entertain and connect the world. The home of a world-class collection of premium brands, AOL creates original content that engages audiences on a local and global scale. We help marketers connect with these audiences through effective and engaging digital advertising solutions.

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About Auditude

One video advertising platform built to maximize the value of premium content, everywhere.

Auditude empowers premium content owners and distributors to maximize the value of video content while providing the optimal experience for consumers wherever that video is viewed.

  • Manage Video
    Auditude’s Connect 2.0 video advertising platform scales video ad operations, from dynamically ingesting content metadata to managing ad loads, sales rights, and partner revenue shares.
  • Monetize Video
    Sophisticated targeting and integrated ad products arm your direct sales team with best in class capabilities to drive revenue, with supplemental tools to maximize the value of indirectly sold impressions.
  • Delight Viewers
    Connect 2.0 ensures your viewers are delighted with the best viewing experience wherever that video is viewed.

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Casale Media

About Casale Media

Casale Media builds innovative, high-performance advertising technology that maximizes digital media value for publishers and advertisers. Its Index platform is the first fully transparent real-time bidding (RTB) management technology that allows publishers to access premium demand through an exchange or a publisher’s own private marketplace.

Casale Media continues to establish its presence in digital advertising through its premium ad network, MediaNet, which is powered by Optimax, the first real-time ad serving and optimization platform. The company works directly with premium media organizations, with a focus on brand-safety and control for advertisers and publishers.

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About CheckM8

CheckM8 offers the online advertising industry the most modern and advanced technologies to maximize ad revenues and operational efficiencies. CheckM8 ad management platforms independently empower digital content providers to monetize display and premium advertising with unparalleled inventory, rich media and video yield. CheckM8 is the trusted partner for over 100 leading media brands, networks and service providers worldwide.  With CheckM8’s hallmark AdVantage ad management platform, network development, rich media and advanced video ad management are combined with unique vision and clarity to form a compelling engine for revenue growth and to extend publisher’s competitive advantage.

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About DoubleVerify

DoubleVerify (www.doubleverify.com) is the world leader in online media verification and campaign effectiveness. It is the top choice of brand marketers, agencies, advertising networks, demand side platforms, exchanges, and digital publishers looking to ensure quality advertising environments, campaign transparency, and performance. DoubleVerify validates over 60 billion advertising impressions per month for hundreds of Fortune 500 brands, advertising networks, and media platforms. DoubleVerify was conferred the World Economic Forum 2012 Technology Pioneer Award for being one of the most innovative stakeholders in the technology space. Headquartered in New York City, DoubleVerify’s investors include JMI Equity, Institutional Venture Partners, Blumberg Capital, First Round Capital, and Genacast Ventures.

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The Media Trust Company

About The Media Trust Company

MTC, the leading provider of ad verification and creative malware/virus scanning since 2004, confirms advertising campaign launch and creative execution for thousands of media buys daily; providing placement and impression-level assurance for orders running in 45 countries.  MTC maintains the largest global infrastructure for geographic and behavior target verification, working with publishers, networks and agencies to:

ensure that campaigns are running effectively, reduce discrepancies and make-goods, and provide scale solutions to identify and correct campaign errors.  MTC supports traditional and mobile Internet advertising including display, rich-media, video, text and search and is integrated with leading ad serving and OMS solutions.  

For additional information visit www.themediatrust.com.

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About Peer39

Peer39 is recognized as the global leader in semantic advertising technology. We help networks and exchanges, agencies, premium publishers and emerging advertising platforms boost ROI by leveraging semantic targeting capabilities while protecting advertiser brands in real time. Using natural language processing and machine learning, Peer39's patented algorithms increase the value of online content by understanding meaning and sentiment, and matching the most relevant ad to the page. The company was founded in 2006 by engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs from leading Internet companies and academic research centers. Headquartered in New York City, Peer39 maintains an R&D center in Israel.

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About PubMatic

PubMatic is the technology platform that powers the programmatic advertising strategy of leading publishers and premium brands. Our innovative solutions help content providers drive the highest value for their digital media assets and provide consumers with a more personalized advertising experience across display, mobile, and video. PubMatic's One Platform, proprietary technology and advanced mobile capabilities are utilized by a global roster of comScore publishers. Pioneering online auctions for the buying and selling of media through Real-Time Bidding and Private Marketplace, PubMatic also works with over 400 advertising partners and has offices worldwide with headquarters in Redwood City, California.

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About Quantcast

Quantcast is a digital advertising company specialized in audience measurement and real-time advertising. As the pioneer of direct audience measurement in 2006, Quantcast has today the most in- depth understanding of digital audiences across the web, allowing marketers and publishers to make the smartest choices as they buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising on the market.

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Rubicon Project

About Rubicon Project

Rubicon Project pioneered advertising automation and is now doing for advertising what companies like NASDAQ did for stock trading. The company’s automated advertising platform is used by more than 700 of the world’s premium publishers and applications to transact with over 100,000 advertising brands globally.

A company driven by innovation, Rubicon Project has engineered the Advertising Automation Cloud, one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month. According to comScore March 2014, Rubicon Project reaches 97 percent of U.S. Internet users per month.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Rubicon Project has ten offices across the globe including New York, San Francisco, Paris, Hamburg, Sydney, London, and Tokyo.

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About SolBright

Solbright is the leading provider of ad operations and workflow solutions to premium online publishers. With the Adsuite™ fully-integrated subscription-based software service as our core product offering, our full range of solutions cover sales order management, inventory forecasting and management, trafficking and billing.

By automating mission-critical online advertising activities, we enable our customers to achieve scalability and profitability, even in today’s complex and costly digital media environment.  Visit us at the IAB Ad Operations Summit to see how we can help you increase revenues and cash flow, improve your customer service and reduce your operational costs. 

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About Theorem

A global leader in creative design & production services, online media operations and reporting/analytics with over 1400 employees, Theorem helps Publishers, Networks, Technology Providers, Agencies and Brands scale their digital operations cost effectively. Using a combination of scale, expertise and operational maturity, Theorem works with some of the most sophisticated digital marketers in the world.

Since 2002, organizations across the online ecosystem have leveraged Theorem’s expertise and experience to scale and supplement their digital media operations in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East. Learn more at www.theoreminc.net.

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About Yieldex

Yieldex is the leading provider of digital ad forecasting, analytic pricing and marketplace tools for publishers and advertisers. The world’s most successful publishers rely on Yieldex Analytics for forward-looking insights that help them save time, close more deals and increase revenue. Both advertisers and publishers use Yieldex’s programmatic marketplace, YieldexDirect, to buy and sell targeted, guaranteed inventory in one convenient location. Leading media companies such as The New York Times, Scripps, CBS, Comcast, Viacom, ESPN, Fox, The Wall Street Journal, Pandora, The Weather Channel, and dozens of others use Yieldex to get more value from their digital advertising strategies. For more information, visit www.yieldex.com.

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