Unruly has been featured for the first time in the latest IPA Digital Media Owner Survey, picking up some impressive scores and rankings among some of the biggest names in media and adtech. Launched in 2007, the bi-annual survey collects more than 350 responses from digital planners, strategists, buyers and specialists in IPA member media agencies. Respondents are asked to rate top trading and adtech partners against a set of attributes on a seven-point scale. Overall experience Out of 22 suppliers, Unruly scored 7th place with 79.3% of respondents agreeing or strongly agreeing with the statement, “My overall experience of dealing with this supplier is a good one”. While TI Media (formerly Time Inc) secured the top spot with an impressive 87.5%, the big tech platforms such as
We’re excited to announce that Phil Townend, Unruly’s Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific has been shortlisted for Ad Tech Personality of the Year at The Wires APAC! In its 5th year, and new to APAC, Ad Tech Personality of the Year recognises an individual, who has had a significant impact on, and made a significant contribution to the ad tech industry. Phil joined Unruly in 2010 as it’s first executive hire. As EMEA MD, Phil grew the European business to six offices before leaving for Singapore to launch Unruly APAC in April 2014. Unruly now has offices in Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur with 3 more to open this year. Phil is into his 3rd year on the board of the newly
In an effort to showcase great advertising and demonstrate how Mumbrella’s site can be used as a tool to reach a large audience of marketers, the company decided to host its own ‘best ad’ contest for new and original work. The idea was to seek out the most creative and progressive ideas the industry had to offer. Unruly came out on top and was chosen by Mumbrella’s editorial team and Mumbrella readers as one of two winners alongside Trouble Brewing. As a result, Mumbrella will run the winning creatives free-of-charge on their website for 100,000 impressions. “The aim of the competition was “to celebrate the industry at its best and also showcase how Mumbrella can work with agencies, media owners and brands as a partner to help spread
We’re excited to announce that the Unruly Operations Team are finalists within the Digital Advertising Operations Team of the Year category for the AOP Digital Publishing Awards. The AOP Digital Publishing Awards are the only awards specifically designed to celebrate the work of the individuals and teams who fuel the success of the UK’s digital publishing sector. The Operations Team of the Year Award seeks to recognise the contribution of the often-unsung heroes of online publishing – the advertising operations teams who ensure that all the creative innovations and incremental commercial opportunities are effectively implemented. Unruly has been announced alongside four other finalists from News UK, The Telegraph, Sovrn and Bauer Xcel. Judged by a panel of industry experts and senior publishing executives, the winners will be announced
A huge congratulations to our Software Developer, Sarah Young, and our UnrulyEQ Projects Director, Kiran Uppal, who have both been shortlisted for Makers Academy’s ‘Women in Software Power List 2019‘! So what’s this Power List all about? The ‘Women in Software Power List’ is an initiative that Makers launched in partnership with ComputerWeekly and Level39. The award celebrates women who have: Mastered a wealth of new skills and grown professionally in a short space of time Overcome challenges to break into the tech industry Overcome challenges and found their calling in the tech industry Want to inspire other women to do the same Learnt to make an impact in a male-dominated industry Actively encouraged more women to get into tech This is going to be an astonishing list
Exciting news! We’ve been shortlisted in the Best Use of Technology category at the Digiday Media Awards Europe for the work we did with fast food giant, Burger King, on ‘The Whopper Dog’ campaign. The Digiday Media Awards Europe recognise the companies, campaigns and technology modernising European media. Over the past few years, these awards have honoured leading work from brands, agencies, publishers and tech providers alike. The winners will be announced on the 9th of May at One Marylebone in London. We wish everyone who has been shortlisted the best of luck and look forward to seeing everyone in May. Click here to check out the work we did with Burger King. Click here to see the full shortlist.
We are excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for two awards at the Real IT Awards 2019! The first award we’ve been shortlisted for is Product Team of the Year. Over the past twelve months, the Product Team have supported Unruly’s goal to be the video marketplace advertisers and publishers can trust. They have been instrumental in helping Unruly build solutions that enable advertisers to deliver ads via the mechanism they want, in premium environments that achieve their goals, whilst helping publishers to grow their digital revenues while respecting their users and data. We’re honoured to have been shortlisted for Product Team of the Year. Everyone within the team has contributed towards the success we’ve seen over the past twelve months in helping deliver value to our
The UK branch of the IAB has confirmed that Unruly has qualified for Gold Standard Certification. Nearly 70 companies are fully certified for the IAB UK Gold Standard. By qualifying for certification they have committed to: 1. Reduce ad fraud through the implementation of, or by demonstrating support for, the IAB Tech Lab’s ads.txt initiative. Ads.txt allows domain owners to list who is authorised to sell their inventory, preventing the selling of spoofed or fake inventory. 2. Increase brand safety by becoming certified signatories to the JICWEBS Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Brand Safety Principles (for current non-signatories) or by continuing to have their policies and processes independently verified (for current signatories). 3. Improve the digital advertising experience for consumers by adhering to the IAB Tech Lab’s LEAN Principles and the standards set by the Coalition for Better Ads. Full certification is a two stage process.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve made it into Ad Age’s Best Places to Work in the US list again! Work life is changing, so Ad Age rebooted its annual Best Places to Work report to better capture what matters most in today’s workplace and to explore what makes a great place to work. Ad Age Best Places to Work 2019—produced in partnership with Latitude Research—identifies 50 workplaces that get the job done: 25 companies with 200 or fewer employees and 25 companies with more than 200 employees. Winners reflect the highest overall numerical scores based on an analysis of questionnaires submitted by employers and survey responses from thousands of their employees. The scoring system factored in six key satisfaction areas, an aggregate of each company’s ratings in those