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Programmatic advertising in APAC: An Introduction

Programmatic ad buying, or just ‘programmatic’, is a hot but confusing topic.  It is being talked about a lot, but many find it difficult to understand in detail.

Here’s an introduction to the topic which might help and we will follow up with details about programmatic in APAC.

Cutting out complexity to deliver value in today’s ad tech world

As we begin 2013, we have already seen activity that points towards a shakeout in the advertising technology industry.

In the space of one week, we saw MediaMath buy Akamai’s Advertising Decision Solutions unit, AppNexus secure $75m funding, part of which will be used for acquisitions, and ad exchange business adBrite shut down its operations.

And we are likely to see greater industry consolidation as we continue through the year. So what’s important when it comes to technologies in today’s ad tech environment?

Q&A: Ari Paparo of AppNexus on real-time bidding and yield optimization

Ari PaparoAri Paparo, Senior Vice President of Product for real-time ad platform AppNexus, gave an engaging talk at last month’s AdMonsters conference in London about real-time bidding and ‘Yield Management 3.0’. After his presentation, we asked the former product leader for DoubleClick and Google some more questions about the impact of RTB and plans for AppNexus expansion into Europe.