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The Connect Series is a collection of thought leadership sessions with industry leaders, designed to address some of the most pressing issues our business faces today.


RECORDED June 27, 2017
Allison Schiff (Moderator), Senior Editor, AdExchanger
Alex Tsai, VP of Product Management, Mediaocean
Lewis Rothkopf, GM of Supply, Mediamath
Karyn Johnson, Programmatic President, Publicis Groupe
Jay Prasad, Chief Business Officer, VideoAmp
The conversation began with the depollution of what has become the somewhat “dirty word,” Programmatic. The panel stated that it is neither easy, nor is it remnant – it is the future. Over the years, Programmatic has become the future of...
RECORDED October 27, 2015
David Parker, Global Content Technology Lead, Kimberly-Clark
Jonathan Bokor, SVP, Director of Advanced Media, MediaVest
Scott Davies, CEO,
Sean Casey, President, Nielsen Social
Michael Palmer (Moderator), SVP, Sales, Optica, Mediaocean
TV has been the darling of the advertising industry for decades, but it's traditionally been a one-way conversation when it comes to the consumers. Social advertising is transforming it into a two-way conversation, as brands and agencies alike work...
RECORDED March 25, 2015
Dorian Benkoil, SVP, Editorial Director, Teeming Media
Cordie DePascale, VP Product & Partner Solutions, Mediaocean
Les Hollander, Senior Director, Sales US, Spotify
John Rosso, President, Market Development, Triton Digital
Doug Sterne, VP Audio Development & Industry Relations, Pandora
The birth of radio shaped American culture as the first way to truly reach and entertain everyone across the nation.  Still an integral part of our daily lives, the concept and practice of radio has drastically changed.  With new innovations,...
RECORDED January 08, 2015
Scott Ferber, Chairman & CEO, Videology
Irwin Gotlieb, Global Chairman, GroupM
Debra Oconnell, President of National Television Sales, ABC
Bill Wise, CEO, Mediaocean
From traditional TVs to smartphones, tablets, and PCs, consumers are constantly shifting screens. As the traditional concept of "TV" has evolved from one screen to many, the ability to reach and measure audiences across devices has been slow to catch...
RECORDED October 30, 2014
Peter Foster, Vice President, Solutions Development, Yahoo
Marta Martinez, Global Head of Video Sales, AOL
Kirk McDonald, President, PubMatic
Anush Prabhu, Partner, Chief Channel Planning & Investment Officer, Deutsch NY
Bill Wise, CEO, Mediaocean
Mediaocean hosted a Connect Series session titled "Programmatic Uncut: An Honest Conversation About the Buzzword of Today" at its offices in October. This session featured panelists from AOL, Yahoo, Pubmatic, and Deutsch, moderated by our CEO, Bill...
RECORDED September 24, 2014
Dave Morgan, CEO, Simulmedia
Bill Wise, CEO, Mediaocean
In our inaugural Connect Series session, our CEO, Bill Wise, chatted with Dave Morgan, CEO of Simulmedia, about where TV is headed next. While most in the industry have been seeing a trend towards digital, Dave says that TV is still powerful and here...