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Interviews with branded content & native advertising leaders.

An Interview with Craig Aron, SVP of Strategic Business Development at Bidtellect

Craig Aron is a venture-backed Startup Operator and Business Development Executive with over fifteen years of digital experience in a variety of capacities, with a deep understanding of the digital advertising, media, and technology ecosystem.   Craig oversees Bidtellect’s strategic partnerships, supply/inventory partnerships, platform solutions, and general business development and GTM strategy.   In this interview, we cover: The biggest changes in the supply chain since Craig first started his… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
October 18, 2018
Ben Kaplan, VP at Meredith Corporation
Ben Kaplan, VP at Meredith Corporation

An Interview with Ben Kaplan, VP of Digital Ad Product Marketing at Meredith Corp

  Ben Kaplan has worked across publishers, brands, as well as agencies, enabling them to achieve additional reach, engagement and data-driven insights. Ben currently leads all of Meredith Digital’s ad product marketing and strategy. In addition, Ben also oversees custom ad product design as well as native, video, social and influencer operations.   In this interview, we cover: The biggest changes in the last decade, when it comes to buying/selling… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
September 20, 2018
Lexi Jarman, Global Director, Content at Financial Times
Lexi Jarman, Global Director, Content at Financial Times

An interview with Financial Times’s Lexi Jarman on the State of Branded Content

Lexi Jarman is an experienced commercial director with a demonstrated history of working in the newspaper and television industry.   Today, Lexi is the Global Director of Content Solutions at the Financial Times, where she leads the content marketing proposition, bridging three of FT’s most valuable assets – their editorial content, brand and audience, to deliver commercial results for partners.   In this interview, we cover: The challenges that… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
June 25, 2018
Nicholas Jackson, Creative Director and Branded Content Specialist
Nicholas Jackson, Creative Director and Branded Content Specialist

An interview with Nicholas Jackson, Creative Director and Branded Content Specialist

Nicholas Jackson is a Creative Director living in Brooklyn. His work is concentrated in branded content, interactive design, advertising and branding. Over his career Nick has worked with clients such as Philips, GE and Shell and worked for companies such as SapientNitro, The New York Times and The Washington Post. Today, Nicholas consults for brands, publishers and content studios to help make their content processes smoother, collaborative and creative.   See examples of… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 16, 2018
Dear Gus, Campaign by Procter & Gamble and The Players’ Tribune
Dear Gus, Campaign by Procter & Gamble and The Players’ Tribune

An interview with Jeff Hull, the Effie-Winning Branded Content Specialist

  We spoke with Jeff Hull, Effie-winning CD/copywriter specializing in brand content.   Jeff has lengthy experience in brand-level video, events, digital, print and other platforms and has worked for a wide variety of clients including AT&T, Volvo Trucks, Anheuser Busch-Inbev, Raytheon, Chemours, the National Association of Realtors, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Dell EMC and many others.   He is currently working freelance with T-Brand, the Washington Post Brand Studio and The Players’ Tribune,… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
February 22, 2018