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Details of the day

Date         |  Wednesday, October 18th, 2023

Time         |  9:00 am - 6 pm EST

Location  |  Glasshouse Chelsea

Address   |   545 W 25th Street, Floor 21, NY, NY 10001

What to expect

The Self-Serve Summit 2023 will explore the immense potential and influence of self-serve advertising and automation. Our main goal is to uncover how these cutting-edge technologies can empower brands and journalism, optimize operations, and drive successful expansion in today's dynamic digital landscape.

By highlighting the benefits, best practices, and potential challenges associated with advertising automation, we aim to provide actionable insights, networking opportunities, and thought leadership that will shape the future of the advertising industry.

Keynote Speakers:

Terence Kawaja, CEO at LUMA Partners

Brian Morrissey, Founder & CEO at The Rebooting

Jeffrey Mayer, Head of Product at DanAds


OTT, Linear TV, & CTV Revolution, Part 1: Navigating the future of advertising

  • Tyler Fitch, SVP, Advanced TV & Partnerships at Tubi
  • Dan Lapinski, Senior Manager - Product Marketing Ad Operations & Partnerships at Roku
  • Gabriela Martinez, Head of Industry, Business & Industrial Markets at Google
  • Mike Bologna, Chief Accelerator at Brightline

OTT, Linear TV, & CTV Revolution, Part 2: Navigating the future of advertising

  • Lindsay Van Kirk, SVP, Product Management at Operative
  • Phil Lalonde, SVP, Ad Sales Operations at Univision
  • Brendan Murnane, SVP, Strategy & Operations at Paramount Advertising
  • Derek Nicol, SVP of Ad Technology and Systems at Paramount Advertising

Retail Media's Rise & Impact: Harnessing the potential of retail media in the advertising world

  • Charles Manning, CEO & Founder at Kochava
  • Derek Houdyshell, SVP of Sales at Kevel
  • Roy Reeves, Business Development Specialist at SAS Institute
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AI & Creative Automation: The intersection of AI, creative automation, and the advertising landscape

  • Björn Ühss, Founder at AudioStack
  • Alex Persky-Stern, CEO at Waymark
  • Eric Frankel, CEO & Founder at AdGreetz

Account Management & GTM: The Art of account management, engagement, and go-to-market strategies

  • Philip Irons, Head of SME Development at Global
  • Kevin Kowalick, Vice President, Strategy, Media & Entertainment at TransUnion
  • Sylvester J Phifer, Vice President at Disney Advertising
  • Andrew Grillo, General Manager at Boston Globe Media

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Self-Serve Summit 2022 on-demand

Discover what's new in self-serve advertising.

Register below for access to keynote presentations and discussions from last year's Self Serve Summit. 

The state of self-serve advertising in the industry

DanAds CTO and MD USA Johan Liljelund discusses the current state of self-serve.

How is self-serve transforming news publishing?

Industry leaders discuss the impact of self-serve on news publishing. 

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Why do streaming platforms want SMB advertisers? 

OTT & CTV leaders discuss self-serve ad impact on revenue & acquisition.

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