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Back To The Office? @ecn_dooh Is There!

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Executive Channel Network is a company that has stayed true to its vocation as a leader in reaching the workplace in both the UK and Continental Europe and they are all set to reach that affluent audience of European workplace professionals as they return to their offices after lockdown. While the company is well known for […]

Promoting Programmatic a Priority for @DPAAOrg

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

“The growth of programmatic and the growth of Digital Out-of-Home have continued to be at the forefront of activities by the Digital Place-Based Advertising Association over the past 12 months,” says Barry Frey, DPAA’s gregarious president and CEO. DPAA’s efforts are paying off. “In fact, our most recent study, released in June, 2019, showed that […]

CEO Spotlight: John Partilla, Screenvision Media, New York

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

With Cinema continuing to be a vibrant and vital medium as robust attendance, compelling industry innovations and with growing advertising sales, this month, we welcome back John Partilla, CEO of Screenvision Media, New York. We first interviewed John back in April, 2016. It’s been three years since your last CEO Spotlight. At that time, Screenvision […]

CEO Spotlight: Phil Clemas, LUMO Digital Outdoor, Auckland, NZ

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Phil Clemas, CEO and Co-Founder, LUMO Digital Outdoor, Auckland, New Zealand

. Please tell us the history of this young company and why you decided to launch it. Why did you decide to focus exclusively on large format digital outdoor screens? Most of my career has been in and around media sales […]

CEO Spotlight: Chad Harris, Las Vegas Billboards, Nevada

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Chad Harris, Owner-Operator, Las Vegas Billboards, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA With Las Vegas Billboards being a family-owned firm founded in 1987 by your father, Dave, you grew up in the business. Tell us about that, and what other experience you gained before launching the Digital Out-of-Home sector within Las Vegas Billboards? […]

CEO Spotlight: Phil Daniel, Admedia Ltd., London, U.K.

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Phil Daniel, Managing Director, Sales and Marketing, Admedia, London, U.K.. You have been with Admedia for more than eight years, holding two other positions prior to becoming managing director, sales and marketing. What is your earlier background and what attracted you to the company?
 Having worked in various non-media roles after […]

CEO Spotlight: Simon Wall, Tractor Outdoor, Cape Town, South Africa

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Simon Wall, Managing Director, Tractor Outdoor, Cape Town, South Africa. After your education in South Africa, you gained a lot of business experience in Asia and the Far East. What drew you there and what drew you back to South Africa? My first position in Out-of-Home was in sales/business development for […]

CEO Spotlight: @DPAAorg Chairman François de Gaspé Beaubien

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome back François de Gaspé Beaubien, Chairman and Chief Coaching Officer of ZOOM Media, Executive Chairman of Ayuda Media Systems, Executive Chairman of Hivestack (majority owner of all three) and Chairman of the Digital Placed based Advertising Association – we first interviewed François back in July 2008, Ed. Since the last time […]

Tributes Pour In For Lyle Bunn

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

You will have already heard that long-time digital signage industry consultant Lyle Bunn passed away last Tuesday, October 9, 2018. If you knew Lyle you also know that he was not only professionally generous, but also kind-hearted and a gentleman whose first reaction was to befriend all those with whom he came in contact. The […]

CEO Spotlight: Ben Walker, Shopper Media Group, Sydney, Australia

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Ben Walker, CEO, Shopper Media Group, North Sydney, Australia. Shopper media network was launched in 2015. Tell us your background and how you got involved in the digital space. I have been involved in the Out-of-Home advertising industry in Australia for more than 18 years, having worked at many of the […]