Paul Gubbins wins Ad Tech Personality of the Year!

Last night Paul Gubbins was named Ad Tech Personality of the Year at The Wires.

The Wires is an annual prestigious awards ceremony hosted by ExchangeWire in London, celebrating the ad tech industry .

Last month Unruly’s Programmatic Lead Paul Gubbins was shortlisted for the award along with some of the industries leading personalities including Taboola founder and CEO Adam Singolda, Co-founder and CTO of Adform Jakob Bak and CEO of AppNexus Brian O’Kelley.

Paul collected the award last night on stage from Kate Adie CBE to a standing ovation.

A huge congrats to Jody Shilliday, Head of Advertising Solutions at Adform for winning the  Ad Tech Rising Star award.

Check out the full shortlists here.

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting the Eurobest 2018 Innovation awards at our London HQ.

The 2018 Eurobest Innovation shortlist has been announced and comprises of 10 entries from 8 countries across Europe.

Shortlisted entrants must present live to a jury in London on Wednesday 28 November. The Eurobest Innovation Jury, led by Tracey Follows, Founder, Futuremade, UK will convene at our London HQ where each entry will be presented live in front of the jury.

The entrants are Google Creative Lab London, Makemepulse Paris, FCB Inferno London, SMFB Oslo, Geometry Global Prague, Rothco | Accenture Interactive Dublin, Serviceplan Germany Munich, Cheil Worldwide Amsterdam, Serviceplan Germany Munich and Serviceplan Germany Munich.

Check out the full lineup here.

We have some really exciting news to share!

Recently four Unrulies were put forward for the UK TechWomen100 Awards 2018 which highlights the accolades of up-and-coming inspirational female tech talent, in order to help guide a new generation of female role models for the industry.

It is no secret that the technology industry lacks female representation at all levels, and the awards help to highlight successful and influential women, whilst serving as a platform for female technologists to shine.

The aim of the TechWomen100 Awards is to highlight the accolades of up-and-coming inspirational female tech talent, and create a new generation of female role models for the industry.

Elena Corchero, Gel Goldsby, Jade Vincent and Mariya Petkova from Unruly were all put forward and we’re excited to announce that they have all been shortlisted!

They now need your help to make it into the top 100!

Voting couldn’t be easier, just head here and select your winner from the list.

Our APAC team has scooped the Best Ad Ops Team Award at The Drum Digital Trading Awards APAC!

The Ops team have gone above and beyond this year by growing programmatic expertise within their team, bringing in experts, and up-skilling staff from across the business. As a result they’ve been able to provide industry-leading client service within the region. As well as providing custom data solutions and outstanding insights and support.

The team had a great time celebrating the win at The Drum Digital Trading Awards ceremony.

Well done everyone, hope you had an amazing night!

The Unruly Ops team receiving their award on stage

The Best Ad Ops Team Award 2018 won by Unruly

This week the Unruly team are heading to Singapore for the Spikes Asia festival, where we are looking forward to celebrating the innovation, creativity, and hard work that has come out of the advertising industry in Asia over the past year.

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Unruly insights from Spikes Asia

23rd August, 2018 – Vijay Kunduri has been promoted from Executive Commercial Director for ASEAN and India to MD of Asia, and has just scooped CMO Asia’s Digital Person of the Year award.

Vijay has experience working with leading print, broadcast, VoD & digital companies, and has held various roles in both India and ASEAN. He is an expert in the areas of audience engagement, content, and business creation, and the experience he has built up over the past 20 years will be invaluable as he takes the lead in Asia.

“I’m excited at the opportunity of being able to work more closely with our leadership team on global initiatives, and to help drive the next phase of growth at Unruly.”

“Over the past four years’, Unruly APAC has grown at a phenomenal rate, and established itself as a trusted premium video platform. Our product suite and insights with emotional, cultural and personality data layers bring unique value proposition to all our clients, and I’m looking forward to building on the ongoing expansion and growth of the company in this part of the world.”

In last few years, Vijay has helped American & European ad tech companies to make foray, managed their strategic investment in Asia, and developed their regional footprint.

He has spoken at numerous events including, iMedia, Marketing Interactive and ad:tech, and has conducted content workshops for global brands including the likes of Nestle, Friesland Campina, Coca Cola, Pizza Hut and L’Oreal.

Vijay has also scooped a number of awards during his career including Group M Singapore Media person of the Year 2016, and most recently, CMO Asia’s Digital Person of the Year.

Unruly is proud to announce that our CFO Lucy Greggains has been nominated for the CFO of the Year Award at the inaugural Women in Finance Awards.

The awards, created by GrowthBusiness.co.uk and What Investment magazine, recognises female leaders within the finance industry. Winners will be announced at an event on June 23.

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Unruly has been shortlisted for two CIM Marketing Excellence Awards.

News UK and Unruly are finalists in the ‘Best Partnership Marketing Campaign’ category for our collaborative marketing efforts at last year’s Cannes Lions. Unruly and Alpha Grid have also been shortlisted in the ‘Best Use of Data and Insight’ category for our joint research on the online video habits of business leaders.

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Unruly was celebrating last night after co-founder Sarah Wood won CEO of the Year at TechCrunch’s Europas awards.

Sarah was awarded the trophy at a packed Old Billingsgate Market yesterday.

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Unruly has been voted one of the country’s top media owners by leading media agencies and digital specialists.

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