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Oliver Rosenthal – Industry Leader, Creative Agency, Google Germany

Fireside chat at dmexco 2017 with Oliver Rosenthal, Industry Leader, Creative Agency, Google Germany — moderated by Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders!

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Targeting is no longer a dirty word

One-size-fits-all marketing is increasingly ineffectual, so targeting has become essential to giving customers the experience they want. This means getting out of their way when they aren’t interested, showing up when they are, and maintaining a consistent voice and presence across multiple platforms. This discussion will tackle how publishers and advertisers alike are gearing up […]

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Digital Founders Panel: Ox Verte, Odysia, & An Ideas Company

IBM’s Robert Schwartz talks about entrepreneurship, the importance of being values driven, and creativity with a panel of digital founders: Jessie Gould, Founder and CEO, Ox Verte Luis Navia, Co-founder & CEO, ODYSIA Matt Curtis, Founder, An Ideas Company Interview 0:00 Introduction 1:18 Introduction to Ox Verte 1:58 Introduction to Odysia 2:15 Introduction to An […]

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Frankly, the Internet of Things is the next step in addressability

Frank Discussions with iX thinkLeaders at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2017 Frankly, the Internet of Things is the next step in addressability The advent of digital gave marketers an exciting way to advertise, introducing real-time measurement and accountability. It also gave consumers tools to get what they want without interruptions. Sophisticated CMOs have countered […]

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Frankly, your brand is only as good as your customer experience

Frank Discussions with iX thinkLeaders at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2017 Frankly, your brand is only as good as your customer experience With ad blocking and skipping, and the decline of TV ratings, brands are no longer built with advertising but rather in the myriad moments of contact with customers, online and off. This […]

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Frankly, talking like a millennial isn’t enough – with IBM iX & Mic

Frank Discussions with iX thinkLeaders at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2017 Frankly, talking like a millennial isn’t enough The conventional wisdom for the last half decade has been that for a brand to engage their Millennial audience online, they must speak “authentically” in the argot of the online Millennial. This best practice is no […]

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Frankly, you should be thinking about Blockchain as the next big thing in programmatic

Frank Discussions with iX thinkLeaders at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2017 Frankly, you should be thinking about Blockchain as the next big thing in programmatic In 2016, programmatic digital display ad spending represented over two-thirds of total digital display ad spending in the US. Programmatic is clearly the present and future, yet the unprecedented […]

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Errol Baran, SVP Business Development and Innovation, BBC

As part of the “Frank Discussions with IBM iX thinkLeaders” series that took place at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Errol Baran, SVP Business Development and Innovation at BBC, and Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services at IBM iX discuss how BBC is driving its marketing innovation and exciting trends in news and media. […]

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Ronalee Zarate-Bayani, Head of Integrated Marketing & Digital Advancement, The Hershey Company

As part of the “Frank Discussions with IBM iX thinkLeaders” series that took place at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Ronalee Zarate-Bayani, Head of Integrated Marketing & Digital Advancement at The Hershey Co., and Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services at IBM iX discuss driving marketing transformation through digital at one of the *sweetest* […]

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Gabriel Fernandes, Head of Consumer Experience, Pernod Ricard

As part of the “Frank Discussions with IBM iX thinkLeaders” series that took place at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Gabriel Fernandes, Head of Consumer Experience at Pernod Ricard, and Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services at IBM iX discuss creating meaningful customer experiences and marketing transformation through digital Pernod Ricard. Subscribe to IBM […]

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Culture and creativity with Kyle Wild, CEO of Keen IO

When I sat down with Kyle Wild, Co-founder and CEO of Keen IO, I wanted to start at the beginning of when he was first inspired to build a company with such a unique and powerful creative culture. He started by saying, “I was a Montessori kid.” I laughed, thinking this was a joke, but […]

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Addressing the mirrorocracy: Allyson Kapin on supporting women-led startups

What’s keeping women out of technology? It’s an issue that dogs the industry. Between 1985 and 2015, the number of women earning computer science degrees plummeted from 37% to 16%. And just 26% of professional computing jobs are held by women. To tackle this problem Allyson Kapin, a tech entrepreneur, is going straight for the […]

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