Sponsors

Sponsors

Title Sponsor:

Compete

About Compete

Compete, a Kantar Media company, helps the world's top brands improve their marketing based on the online behavior of millions of consumers. Leading advertisers, agencies, and publishers rely on Compete's products and services to create engaging online experiences and highly profitable advertising campaigns. Compete's online panel—the largest in the industry—makes the web as ingrained in marketing as it is in people's lives. Compete is located in Boston, MA, with offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please visit www.compete.com.

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Operative

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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Audience Science

About AudienceScience

AudienceScience is a global digital marketing technology company enabling universal access to audiences through the AudienceScience Gateway. The AudienceScience Gateway is a proprietary audience delivery platform that unleashes the power of data, making it simple to create, understand, and engage relevant audiences. By leveraging industry leading technology, superior service, and unique data assets, AudienceScience drives digital marketing success for advertisers, agencies, publishers, and technology partners. Since 2003, AudienceScience has powered over 300,000 successfully targeted campaigns worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.AudienceScience.com and follow @AudienceScience on Twitter.

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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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Yahoo!

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.

VIP Sponsor:

Adify

About Adify

Adify provides technology, services, and expertise so advertisers, entrepreneurs and media companies can strategically expand their reach through thriving vertical ad networks. With Adify, publishers sell ad space to top brands; advertisers efficiently reach highly engaged audiences; and brands engage with consumer communities that influence opinions and offer valuable market insights.
 
Since 2005 Adify’s Network Builder technology platform and our experienced team have powered more than 200 vertical ad networks; connected more than 15,000 hand-selected, highly influential publishers; and supported the passions of millions of visitors who demand the quality content only available on specialty publishers’ sites.

www.adify.com

VIP Sponsor:

Collective

About Collective

Collective is a leading data-driven, programmatic advertising company that connects brand marketers to audiences with personalized ad experiences across screens and formats.  Collective's unified view of the consumer platform breaks down traditional media silos and enables brands to control audience reach & frequency and choreograph messaging across TV, PC, tablet and smartphone devices.  Headquartered in New York with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Bangalore. Collective is backed by Accel Partners, Cox Media Group, Greycroft Partners, iNovia Capital and Samsung Ventures. To learn more about Collective, visit www.collective.com

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Microsoft Advertising

About Microsoft Advertising 

As gaming continues to grow in popularity, advertisers have an unprecedented opportunity to connect with highly engaged users around the globe. With Gaming Solutions from Microsoft Advertising, you can more effectively reach your target audience—whether it’s women or men, teens or adults, casual gamers or hard-core gaming enthusiasts.

With Xbox, Zune, MSN Games, Games on Windows Live Messenger, and in-game advertising with the Massive Network, you can generate brand awareness and interact with an audience that is influential, social, and spends a significant amount of time online.

Supporting Sponsor:

BBC.com

About BBC.com

The BBC is one of the most respected brands on the Internet and offers up to the minute international news, business, sports, weather, lifestyle and technology content and in depth analysis. With staff in 43 global offices, the BBC provides a truly international perspective on world events and entertainment. BBC.com is the online expression of the BBC outside of the UK and is run by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. In November 2007, the site introduced advertising outside of the UK to an audience of 26* million unique users generating revenues to reinvest in BBC content and services. *Source: comScore – 6 months average (Jan to June 08).

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Buzzwire

About Buzzwire

Buzzwire is the first and only user-driven mobile site featuring the best of the mobile Web. Users can discover, review, and engage with the most popular stories, sites, videos, music, photos, and people pulsing through the mobile community. Free to consumers, Buzzwire works on any mobile phone with Web access. The company's history of innovation in pioneering mobile Web and video services is marked by deals to power Verizon's m.vcast and viral video services for AT&T and Alltel. For more information, go to www.buzzwire.com.

Supporting Sponsor:

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.

Supporting Sponsor:

Google

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.

Supporting Sponsor:

The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI)

About The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI)

The Jordan, Edmiston Group, the leading investment bank for media, information, marketing services and related technologies, has completed over 500 M&A transactions since 1987.
 
Recent digital media and technology transactions include:

  • Edgar Online secured $12 million from Bain Capital Ventures;
  • WebMediaBrands sold Internet.com to QuinStreet;
  • Vente (online permission-based marketing) was sold to Q Interactive;
  • mSnap (SMS mobile ad network) was sold to SmartReply;
  • Acerno (online behavioral targeting network) was sold to Akamai;
  • M:Metrics (mobile measurement) was sold to comScore; and many others.

For more information visit www.jegi.com or contact our Managing Directors at 212-754-0710.

Supporting Sponsor:

Keibi Technologies, Inc.

About Keibi Technologies, Inc.  

Keibi Technologies provides solutions and services for the classification and analysis of user generated content, allowing our customers to safely leverage and better monetize this fast growing medium. The Keibi Moderation Suite allows publishers, ad networks, and social media platforms to protect their members, advertisers, and their own brands by quickly identifying and removing content that violates a community's terms of service. These capabilities are offered both as a hosted solution for use by moderation and customer service teams and as a turn-key service for those companies who would like to completely outsource the moderation effort. For more information, visit www.keibitech.com.

Supporting Sponsor:

Peer39 

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.

Supporting Sponsor:

Theorem

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.

Official Media Sponsor:

Advertising Age

About Advertising Age

Advertising Age (adage.com) is a multi-platform media brand delivering news and intelligence to the advertising, marketing and media industries, as well as targeted strategies for brand building and messaging in today’s complex business world. From the digital community to the entertainment industries, from the Hispanic market to the global stage itself, agencies, media, and marketers all turn to Ad Age print, digital, and special event brands for the insights and analysis they need to succeed.

 

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities please contact Phil Ardizzone, Director of Event Sales, at [email protected].