Author Archive

CEO Spotlight: Chris Tyquin, goa, Brisbane, Australia

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Chris Tyquin, Co-Managing Director, goa, Brisbane, Australia. Please give us your career background and how you got into Out-of-Home. In 1981, I was fortunate to get a traineeship with Australia’s largest and most successful Television Network and was with it for eight years. Apart from a brief stint wearing the Scooby […]

CEO Spotlight: Jordi Alba, iWall in Shop, Barcelona

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Jordi Alba, CEO, iWall in Shop, Barcelona, Spain, Please tell us your background and how you got into Out-of- Home. First of all, I got a Diploma on audiovisuals, and also in international Marketing and Digital advertising at ESIC Business and Marketing School, and then a Masters in general management at […]

CEO Spotlight: Rajneesh Rawat, Origins Advertising PVT. Ltd.

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Rajneesh Rawat, Managing Director, Origins Advertising PVT. Ltd., Lucknow, India I believe your background is with a worldwide ad agency. Please tell us about yourself, and how you got interested specifically in Out-of-Home and Digital Out-of-Home. Yes. I worked with Saatchi & Saatchi India for about five years at various positions […]

CEO Spotlight: Bill Fordyce, HyperMedia, Dubai

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Bill Fordyce, COO, HyperMedia, Dubai. Please tell us about your own background and how you became involved with HyperMedia. I joined the founders of HyperMedia, Habib Wehbi and Philip Matta in 2008. Prior to HyperMedia, I was the business development director for News Outdoor Group out of Moscow, Russia, working across 35 […]

CEO Spotlight: Barclay Nettlefold, QMS Media, Melbourne, Australia

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Barclay Nettlefold, Group CEO, QMS Media, Melbourne, Australia. Please tell us about your background and how you got into digital out of home. Outdoor advertising is in my blood. My father, David Nettlefold, pioneered the outdoor advertising industry in Australasia. Since those formative days under my father, I have gone on […]

ADVIA’s Platform Draws On Real Time, In-Venue Insights

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Cincinnati, Ohio-based ADVIA Partners is yet another company to have launched technology that it says will change the way businesses communicate to viewers – yes, you guessed it Ed, by identifying a specific audience and delivering custom content in real-time. ADVIA management says that many companies can capture data, but ADVIA can help change the […]

9th Annual @DPAAorg Video Everywhere Summit Oct 27

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The Digital Place-Based Advertising Association (DPAA) annual Video Everywhere Summit will be held during New York Digital Signage Week on Thursday, Oct. 27 at New York’s iconic Roosevelt Hotel, known as the ‘Grand Dame of Madison Avenue’. Last year’s Video Everywhere Summit was a sell-out success, made complete with speakers from the likes of Visa, […]

Next @DSFederation Meet & Greet, Minnesota, July 21

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The Board of Directors of the Digital Signage Federation, independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry, will host the summer ‘Meet & Greet’ Networking Event on Thursday, July 21, from 6:30pm-to-8:30pm at the Microsoft Training Center in Edina, Minnesota. The event will feature presenters from Microsoft who will discuss their involvement in the […]

How do I Select A Media Player For My Signage?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

The Digital Signage Federation (DSF), the only independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry, invites DSF members and non-members alike, to attend its Wednesday, July 13 ‘Hangout’ panel discussion at 2pm EDT, on the topic of ‘How do I Select a Media Player for My Signage?’ “Selecting a media player is a key […]

CEO Spotlight: Sarah Parkes, Airport Media, London

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Sarah Parkes, Managing Director, Airport Media, London. We’ve been running CEO Spotlights regularly since 2008 and Sarah is the first executive to have ever been featured more than once. She last featured as Managing Director, Eye, back in September 2013. Eye Airports managed media sales at London Gatwick airport until February […]