Archive for the 'CEO SPOTLIGHT' Category

First 2015 CEO Spotlight, @ForrestMedia1′s @MarcKeenan

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Maddie Cotterill

All of the 2014 CEO Spotlights are available in print:- DOOH INSIGHTS: The Best of 2014 (available NOW) DOOH INSIGHTS: The Best of 2013 DOOH INSIGHTS: 2008 To 2012 Or you can read them here online. To kick start 2015 we have Marc Keenan, managing director of Forrest Media whose interview will be up the last Friday in […]

CEO Spotlight: Charles Parry-Okeden, Executive Channel, Sydney

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Charles Parry-Okeden, CEO, Executive Channel International, Sydney, Australia. Please tell us about your personal background and how you got involved in the digital out-of-home business. What spurred on the founding initially of Executive Channel Australia? I started my media career in Melbourne, Australia more than 20 years ago. After a short […]

CEO Spotlight: Marc Kidd, Captivate Network, New York

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Marc Kidd, CEO, Captivate Network, New York. You’ve spent much time in the TV and sports-related fields, but the digital signage industry knows little about you. Please tell us your background and how you got into this field. After college, I joined Jim Host and Associates in Lexington, Kentucky. I started […]

CEO Spotlight: Jeremy Male, CBS Outdoor, New York

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Jeremy Male, CEO, CBS Outdoor, New York. What is your background? In 1994, I was in the coffee business in Germany and stumbled upon an ad for a managing director position in the Out-of-Home industry in London. London Transport had just privatized its advertising business, and TDI, which was a U.S.-only […]

CEO Spotlight: Tom Touchet, City24x7, New York

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Tom Touchet, CEO, City24x7, New York. It took almost five years for City24x7 to launch. What is your background, and how did you get involved with this project? I was the chief executive for the most valuable news program in network TV history, NBC’s Today Show with Matt Lauer and Katie […]

CEO Spotlight: Jorg Cieslok, Cieslok Media, Toronto

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Jorg Cieslok, president and CEO, Cieslok Media, Toronto, Canada. Cieslok Media has a varied out-of-home and digital out-of-home inventory. How many of your screens are digital? And in Toronto’s Dundas Square, where you own 80% of the inventory, how much of that is digital? Any conversion plans? Our legacy inventory has […]

CEO Spotlight: Katrin Robertson, blowUP media, Dusseldorf

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month we welcome Katrin Robertson, CEO, blowUP media GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, and Managing Director, blowUP media Ltd., London blowUP media has been in business for 20 years. Please tell us a bit about the company’s history and how it has evolved. Since 1992, blowUPs have become synonymous with giant posters, ranging from 100 sq. […]

CEO Spotlight: George Burciaga, @Elevate_Digital, Chicago

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome George Burciaga, CEO, elevate DIGITAL, Chicago. When we talked at #dse2014, you said that you felt that you had the most comprehensive platform on the market. There are other companies that offer full turnkey systems. What makes your offer different? elevate DIGITAL is the only fully turn-key interactive platform. The key […]

CEO Spotlight: Brendon Cook, Sydney, Australia

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Brendon Cook, CEO, oOh!, Sydney, Australia. You’ve had a year or so to digest the buy of Eye, making you the largest out-of-home media company in Australia. Tell us a little about your company before Eye and what oOh! now looks like since the buy. What has it added? For the […]

CEO Spotlight: Eric Marotel, CEMUSA, Madrid

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Eric Marotel, Managing Director, CEMUSA, Madrid, Spain CEMUSA is in 170 cities in five countries with more than 71,000 units. Are these all street furniture? Being street furniture our core business, most of them are structures placed in the urban layout of cities for public use. Contracts in major cities including […]