We Are People Before We Are Professionals
Season 1, Ep. 10
In our latest episode of IAB Real, IAB President David Cohen sits down with Kate Edmondson and Nina Munoz, two up-and-coming IABers to discuss their career paths, working remotely during a pandemic, and what advertisers may misunderstand about Gen Z. Tune in to find out what these burgeoning professionals are most optimistic about, despite the world heading deeper into the unknown.
Disruption by Technology and Embracing New Opportunities
Season 1, Ep. 9
In this episode of IAB Real, IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg discovers how IAB Tech Lab President Dennis Buchheim ended up in the wild and woolly world of digital advertising, despite graduating with a degree in computer science, and how he got to IAB then Tech Lab from Apple, Microsoft, and Yahoo! From measurement to upheavals in personalization, Dennis comments on how he has seen the industry evolve. They also discuss the recent privacy focused IDFA (identifier for advertising)changes with Apple’s recent announcement and why the industry should care. Could a single company destabilize personalization and measurement? How is the digital advertising community preparing for this moment of instability?
How the Ad Agency Model Is Evolving (POV from a Former Insider)
Season 1, Ep. 8
In this episode of IAB Real, IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg gathers insights from IAB’s very own ad agency insider, IAB President David Cohen whose 21-year career at IPG included senior roles at both MAGNA and Universal McCann (UM). What are David’s thoughts on coming to a trade association from the advertising industry? What will the advertising agency landscape look like five years from now? Is the current advertising agency model holding the industry back? Tune in to find out more.
Political advertising, boycotts, and the new NewFronts
Season 1, Ep. 7
The election year, in conjunction with the unprecedented civil unrest in the U.S., has seen both advertisers and publishers taking strong stances. In this week’s IAB Real Podcast, IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg and IAB President David Cohen touch on the upcoming changes to political advertising--why are publishers rethinking taking money from political candidates? The two provocateurs also provide highlights and insights from the 2020 IAB NewFronts--who could be at risk as a result of the streaming TV revolution?
NewFronts & the streaming revolution
Season 1, Ep. 6
As a result of the global pandemic, sweeping changes were made to the IAB NewFronts. What once was an interactive in-person event has since transformed into a digital showcase that over 12,000 media buyers (and counting) have registered to attend. In this week’s IAB Real Podcast, IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg, IAB President David Cohen, andIAB Tech Lab President Dennis Buchheim take listeners through a brief (but storied) history of traditional media buying and discuss how the stable “old media” era is moving towards a period of instability. Is the historic television Upfronts model on its way out? Tune in to learn more.
Agility is the word of the day
Season 1, Ep. 5
Companies worldwide have begun to rethink and, in many cases, overhaul branding based on negative racial stereotypes. In this week’s IAB Real Podcast, IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg and IAB President David Cohen dissect the long overdue moves brands are making and discuss how powerful advertising can be in shaping our unconscious biases. They also touch on the evolution of media buying: Upfronts / NewFronts - will linear television continue to take a page from the digital playbook?
New television measurement and beyond
Season 1, Ep. 4
The existing television ecosystem is rapidly changing. As the world has moved to a life lived mostly indoors, streaming television has quickly become the de facto resource for consumers.In the latest episode of IAB Real Podcast, IAB CEO Randall Rothenberg and IAB President David Cohen discuss what media measurement will look like for this new future of television. Are there lessons we can learn from the early days of broadcast measurement that we can apply to the future? They also highlight what companies can do to empower employees to become active in this new era of sweeping social change.