Author Archive

30 Years of Digital Signage

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

There’s only one digital signage company that can claim to have been around, even before the coining of the term ‘digital signage’; there’s only one company that can claim to be the first name written down on a shortlist, whatever the industry RFP is for AND there’s only one company in our space that has […]

CEO Spotlight: Vasco Perestrelo, MOP, Lisbon

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Vasco Perestrelo, CEO of MOP (Multimedia Outdoors Portugal) Lisbon, Portugal. You worked in music, television and advertising before joining Multimedia Outdoors Portugal (MOP). Can you tell us about this background and how it now relates to your position at MOP? Since my childhood, I have always had a big interest in […]

CEO Spotlight: Charley Delana, Westfield, New York

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Charley Delana, Executive Vice-President, Global Entertainment & Brand Partnerships, Westfield, New York You have a very varied career background. Please tell us about it, what you learned from these positions and how do they relate to what you are now doing with Westfield? Throughout my career, I have had a consistent […]

CEO Spotlight: Kevin Gleason, Adams Outdoor Advertising & Fairway Outdoor Advertising, Roswell, Georgia

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Kevin Gleason, President & CEO, Adams Outdoor Advertising & Fairway Outdoor Advertising (now referred to as AOA+FOA), Roswell, Georgia, USA. What is the history of Adams Outdoor and its current ownership? Adams Outdoor was started in 1983 by entrepreneur Stephen Adams with the acquisition of Central Outdoor in Michigan. The billboard […]

CTS Approved @BrightSign Training Sessions & More

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

When we heard that BrightSign had just shipped its one millionth media player, it was mind-boggling: one million actual products is a lot different than one million Tweets or one million YouTube videos. “Yes, over a million media players have been shipped since 2002 and they’re found everywhere around the world in just about every […]

Impressive @SEGD #Xlab2017 Agenda

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

If you have never attended an SEGD Conference, this is most definitely your year to do so. Having attended innumerable other conferences throughout my career, my first SEGD Conference two years ago was an incredibly pleasant surprise and a breath of fresh air – I still remember many of the sessions in vivid detail! This […]

CEO Spotlight: Edin Pasalic, Go2Digital, Zagreb, Croatia

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Edin Pasalic, Co-Founder, Go2Digital, Zagreb, Croatia. I’ve seen you described as a smart, determined, young entrepreneurial leader with a big vision. Tell us about your background, and why did Digital Out-of-Home attract you? Born in Zagreb, I spent 18 years of my childhood growing up in Croatia’s capital city. I practised […]

CEO Spotlight: Nick Smith, Elonex Outdoor Media, Birmingham, U.K.

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Nick Smith, CEO, Elonex Outdoor Media, Birmingham, U.K. Please tell us about your background and what drew you into the world of Digital Out-of-Home. My background is in computers and consumer electronics. Over the years, I’ve been heavily involved in the evolution of technology in that sector. I set up my […]

CEO Spotlight: Anthony Deeble, VMO, Australia and New Zealand

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Anthony Deeble, VMO, Australia And New Zealand You have a background in commercial TV with Ten. Please tell us how and why you moved into the world of Digital Out-of-Home. How are you putting that TV background to advantage in DOOH? I saw an opportunity about 14 years ago to develop […]

CEO Spotlight: Umut Senol, Core Out of Home, Istanbul

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Umut Senol, Managing Partner, Core Out of Home, Istanbul, Turkey I believe that you’ve worked on the financial side of both American and European companies in your past roles. Please tell us your business background and what drew you into the Out-of-Home/Digital Out-of-Home business. I am a typical financial white collar […]