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PubForum Scottsdale: Startup Showdown

Typically during the November Publisher Forum, we ask attendees to come up with an ad tech startup that would solve a particular issue that's driving them nuts. You can bet this is an interesting portal into ad ops' biggest—while some fake companies address novel up-and-coming challenges, others elicit an appalled…

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PubForum Scottsdale: The Wonderful World Of Workshops

On the last day of AdMonsters Publisher Forum Scottsdale when publishers went into their workshop groups to explore the issues affecting them in their day-to-day—it was sort of a cross between a support group and a brainstorm on steroids. Topics included "Optimizing Your DMP," "Selling the Data," "Privacy Regulations," "Programmatic…

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Minority Report Podcast x AdMonsters: LiveIntent’s Kerel Cooper on the Importance of Diversity

We caught up with Kerel Cooper, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing at people-based martech company, LiveIntent and one half of the Minority Report Podcast, which highlights people of color, women & LGBTQ community within media, ad tech, advertising and marketing, to discuss the importance of diversity in leadership across…

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PubForum Wrap-Up: An Internet of Individuals

“Let’s not talk about users anymore,” commented WarnerMedia’s Amit Chaturvedi during his Tuesday morning Publisher Forum keynote on thriving during momentous shifts. “Let’s convert them to fans.” That may have seem like the kind of thing you’d say to pump up an audience development team, but revenue teams these days…

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PubForum Scottsdale: Collaboration. Consumer Focus. Content. Context.

The forecast for publishers sometimes looks grim—what with cookies disappearing, privacy regulations mounting and fear of header bidding and yield optimization going away—but Publisher Forum Scottsdale was where they got their gear to weather the storm. From keynotes to small group sessions to workshops, ad ops, rev ops and data…

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Portal to Privacy: 33Across on Complying With Current and Future Regulations

Publishers are frantically preparing for the launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act on Jan. 1, 2020—and trying not to lose sleep over the looming EU ePrivacy Directive updates. But they're alone in that effort—programmatic intermediaries like 33Across have heard the data privacy call and are ensuring they not only complying with…

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