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.

Last month I was invited along to the ExchangeWire studios to take part in their latest MadTech Podcast as the weeks special guest.

I joined ExchangeWire’s CEO, Ciaran O’Kane, and COO, Rachel Smith to chat about Unruly, programmatic, and the latest trends and news stories from the world of advertising.

During the podcast you can hear us chat and debate about the following topics;

  • Now that Brian O’Kelley is moving on, what does he do next?
  • What can be done to save Johnston Press? And what can ad tech do to help journalism?
  • Has OTT hit a saturation point, and does ad-funded content still have a future?
  • The Unruly solution for buyers and sellers.
  • The shift from IO to programmatic guaranteed, and what that means for the market.
  • The future of independent ad tech, and the differentiation required to survive.

Listen to the podcast:

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