Sean Muller had very little knowledge of television when he launched iSpot.tv six years ago. iSpot.tv’s first product was a competitive intelligence product, a data asset it licensed for $1,500 a month. Today, it offers an analytics suite that can link TV ad data to specific marketer outcomes, such as a website visit or purchase or to the marketing stack.
Kavata Mbondo presided over Time Inc.’s ad business during a period of dramatic upheaval for traditional media companies. When she started there, the iPhone didn’t exist, Facebook was a young scrapper and programmatic wasn’t quite a thing.
Mbondo recently left Time Inc. for a new venture: helping Getty Images launch a consumer-facing media business called FOTO. In this episode, she reflects on her years in digital media and describes the new publishing venture.
On the podcast this week, New York Interactive Ad Exchange (NYIAX) founder and President Carolina Abenante talks about her career as a deal-maker and her current project: making blockchain work for the marketer.
In this week's podcast, Gartner Research VP Martin Kihn picks apart the assumptions underlying the latest Facebook backlash: namely, that the data scraped by Cambridge Analytica had a material impact on the election outcome.