Welcome!

Cognitive Computing Authors: Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Zakia Bouachraoui

News Feed Item

850 Interactive Advertising Industry Leaders Convene for the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting

Today, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) kicked off its Annual Leadership Meeting at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, gathering together 850 digital industry leaders to share insights and debate the event’s theme for 2013: “Big Data & Big Ideas: Friends, Enemies or Frenemies?” Sold out for the sixth year in a row, the prestigious conference will explore the interplay between the “science” of big data and the “art” of big ideas, and delve into how they are disrupting the advertising sector and creating new opportunities.

The conference will feature several keynote presentations from digital marketing and media heavyweights:

 

Mike Abbott, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Tim Armstrong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AOL

Henrique De Castro, Chief Operating Officer, Yahoo!

Scott Howe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Acxiom

Nate Silver, Author, Statistician and Founder, FiveThirtyEight.com

Jim Speros, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Fidelity Investments

Susan Wojcicki, Senior Vice President of Advertising, Google

Michael Wolf, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Activate

 

“Our industry is at a crossroads, and it is imperative for the digital advertising community to come together to better understand how marrying big ideas with big data can achieve tremendous results for advertisers,” said Randall Rothenberg, President and CEO, IAB. “Those descending upon Phoenix for this three-day event will not only learn about how content, data and creative are blending to drive highly effective, real-time and, in some cases, hyper-local digital marketing, but will play a key role in defining the best practices that will nurture future success for the interactive sector.”

Industry pioneers and influencers set to present and lead discussions at the Annual Leadership Meeting include:

 

Mike Abbott, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

John Battelle, Founder and Executive Chairman, Federated Media Publishing

Cyrus Beagley, Senior Vice President and Group General Manager, Advertising Sales and Marketing, Time Inc.

Tom Chavez, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Krux

Greg Coleman, President, Criteo

Chris Cunningham, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Appssavvy

Anil Dash, Co-Founder, Activate and Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ThinkUp

Pam Dixon, Executive Director, World Privacy Forum

Andrew Essex, Chief Executive Officer, Droga5

John Frelinghuysen, Senior Vice President and Head of Strategy, AOL

Marc Groman, Executive Director and General Counsel, NAI

Curt Hecht, Global Chief Revenue Officer, The Weather Company

Kate Kaye, Data Reporter, Advertising Age

David Kenny, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Weather Company

Chris LaSala, Director, Americas, Publisher Product Sales and Commercialization, Google

Meredith Kopit Levien, Group Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer, Forbes Media

Peter Naylor, Executive Vice President, Ad Sales, NBC News Digital and Chairman, IAB Board of Directors

Jonah Peretti, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, BuzzFeed

Amit Seth, Executive Vice President of Global Media Products, Nielsen

John M. Simpson, Consumer Advocate, Consumer Watchdog

Cary Tilds, Chief Innovation Officer, GroupM

Mark Zagorski, Chief Executive Officer, eXelate

 

For all those not able to attend this sold-out event, IAB will post videos of highlights from onstage presentations throughout the conference. Please visit www.iab.net for more information.

About the IAB

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is comprised of more than 500 leading media and technology companies that are responsible for selling 86% of online advertising in the United States. On behalf of its members, the IAB is dedicated to the growth of the interactive advertising marketplace, of interactive’s share of total marketing spend, and of its members’ share of total marketing spend. The IAB educates marketers, agencies, media companies and the wider business community about the value of interactive advertising. Working with its member companies, the IAB evaluates and recommends standards and practices and fields critical research on interactive advertising. Founded in 1996, the IAB is headquartered in New York City with a Public Policy office in Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit www.iab.net.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The hierarchical architecture that distributes "compute" within the network specially at the edge can enable new services by harnessing emerging technologies. But Edge-Compute comes at increased cost that needs to be managed and potentially augmented by creative architecture solutions as there will always a catching-up with the capacity demands. Processing power in smartphones has enhanced YoY and there is increasingly spare compute capacity that can be potentially pooled. Uber has successfully ...
Cloud computing delivers on-demand resources that provide businesses with flexibility and cost-savings. The challenge in moving workloads to the cloud has been the cost and complexity of ensuring the initial and ongoing security and regulatory (PCI, HIPAA, FFIEC) compliance across private and public clouds. Manual security compliance is slow, prone to human error, and represents over 50% of the cost of managing cloud applications. Determining how to automate cloud security compliance is critical...
Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations. They have embraced these capabilities as if they were Silicon Valley startups.
Disruption, Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Leadership and Management hear these words all day every day... lofty goals but how do we make it real? Add to that, that simply put, people don't like change. But what if we could implement and utilize these enterprise tools in a fast and "Non-Disruptive" way, enabling us to glean insights about our business, identify and reduce exposure, risk and liability, and secure business continuity?
The Internet of Things is clearly many things: data collection and analytics, wearables, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet, and more. Cool platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel's Galileo and Edison, and a diverse world of sensors are making the IoT a great toy box for developers in all these areas. In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists discussed what things are the most important, which will have the most profound e...
Chris Matthieu is the President & CEO of Computes, inc. He brings 30 years of experience in development and launches of disruptive technologies to create new market opportunities as well as enhance enterprise product portfolios with emerging technologies. His most recent venture was Octoblu, a cross-protocol Internet of Things (IoT) mesh network platform, acquired by Citrix. Prior to co-founding Octoblu, Chris was founder of Nodester, an open-source Node.JS PaaS which was acquired by AppFog and ...
In today's enterprise, digital transformation represents organizational change even more so than technology change, as customer preferences and behavior drive end-to-end transformation across lines of business as well as IT. To capitalize on the ubiquitous disruption driving this transformation, companies must be able to innovate at an increasingly rapid pace.
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.
"MobiDev is a Ukraine-based software development company. We do mobile development, and we're specialists in that. But we do full stack software development for entrepreneurs, for emerging companies, and for enterprise ventures," explained Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...