Christian is the Director of Content for IAB Australia. 

IAB Careers Panel - 2019 Melbourne Ad Ops Conference

An interesting, engaging and informative discussion not only about the skills needed and kind of talent required to work in ad and tech ops, but how to manage the pressure and balance your life ​ Always on. Attention to detail. Money and reputations ...


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Digital Out of Home Advertising - Melbourne 2019 Ad Ops Panel

If you're interested in learning more about Digital Out Of Home advertising, this this is a must-watch video featuring the best in the nation. ​ If you're interested in learning more about Digital Out Of Home advertising, this this is a must-watch vi...


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Fit for Purpose Video Creative

IAB Australia Video Council members discuss the storytelling opportunities in video and ensuring that the message is relevant to both the audience and the platform.  Included in the panel are: Lottie Laws – Head of Video, Twitter Cally Scivetti ...


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How to make effective and creatively engaging video

​Sam Walters, Creative Development Head at Kantar, is a researcher at heart, but also a creative buff who's across most everything related to digital video advertising campaigns. He runs us through the "Seven Tips" Kantar has gleaned over the last 20...


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Driving Real Results with Video: Cross-Media Solutions and Brand Objectives

At the Video Ad-Vantage Event at Twitter in Sydney in May 2019, we assembled a panel of leading marketers to discuss the effectiveness of cross-media solutions and the successful role of digital video in driving brand objectives. We first look at the...


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10 learnings from MeasureUp 2018

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As the body at the heart of independent measurement, the IAB brought together the smartest measurement and ad effectiveness brains in the industry, both locally and from overseas, to shed light and provide perspective on the most crucial to...
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Making Dynamic Creative Work for Audio: Matt Bryant, Spotify

​Can your digital audio advertisement deliver thousands of different possible messages to a specific individual at any given place or time? At our recent IAB Audio State of the Nation Event, Matt Bryant, Creative Solutions Lead ANZ at Spotify, r...


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Audio State of the Nation 2019: Report Highlights

​ IAB CEO Gai Le Roy runs through some of the highlights of the 3rd wave IAB's Audio Advertising State of the Nation Report at the event in Sydney in early March 2019. The Report, which covers broadcast radio, streaming digital audio, DAB+ and podcas...


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Industry Collaboration is the Way Forward: Ad Ops 2018

At the recent Sydney edition of our biannual IAB Ad Ops Conference, industry fragmentation and collaboration were recurring themes throughout the day's discussions on digital ad operations, media and advertising. So we pulled aside a few industry exp...


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Coming together on Measurement and Effectiveness: MeasureUp 2018

The IAB Australia MeasureUp Conference brings together the best minds in the digital advertising industry to discuss measurement and advertising effectiveness. We asked some of the industry thought leaders at MeasureUp 2018 why they think it's i...


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IAB Australia Debate: Is Mobile Dead?

Is Mobile Dead? That's the question we posed to our two teams of digital experts to debate at the recent IAB Mobile Council Event on August 22 at PwC. ​ For the Affirmative: Tim Whitfield, VP Strategic Solutions, APAC, Sizmek Lottie Laws, Head of Vid...

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Data Privacy - with Jason Holandsjo from Telstra

​IAB Regulatory Affairs Director Kamani Krishnan sat down with Telstra's Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer Jason Holandsjo after the recent IAB "Privacy Update & the GDPR" event to discuss the advances Telstra is making in responding to grow...

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What is holding back the future of Automation?

Programmatic advertising enables greater marketing performance, transparency and ROI for marketing budgets. However, despite the huge opportunity that programmatic promises, there is a significant knowledge gap and, in some cases, misunderstanding su...

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Trust and Transparency: Tom Shields of AppNexus

​IAB CEO Vijay Solanki sat down with Tom Shields, Chief Strategy Officer at AppNexus, at the recent Programmatic Summit 2018 to discuss trust and transparency, where advertiser money is being spent, the value of partnerships and what the industry is ...

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Interview with Brent Smart, IAG CMO

IAB CEO Vijay Solanki sat down to talk with IAG CMO Brent Smart his career and how automation and data intersect with creativity. Part 1: Brent talks about his career and the journey from being a brand-focused creative to his present role as a client...


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What is ads.txt and how does it combat ad fraud?

IAB CEO Vijay Solanki sits down with John Moffat from Fairfax Media to discuss the push towards Authorised Digital Sellers (ads.txt), what it is and what it does to reduce ad fraud. ​ Learn more about ads.txt here

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IAB MeasureUp 2017: Three of the most popular sessions

We have made public three of the more popular sessions from our recent MeasureUp 2017 Conference. To view the three videos just click the link in the top-left (1/3) of the video. Included are: Know when to Art and When to Science Brent Smart, CMO, IA...

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Why there is a need to focus on measurement in the Industry

On Oct. 10 IAB Australia held its inaugural MeasureUp Conference, bringing over 40 of the best minds in digital to discuss measurement, metrics and effectiveness, what they have learned and how those learning have impacted their ad spends. We asked s...


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MFA Awards: Showcasing Effectiveness in Digital

We invited Sophie Madden, CEO of Media Federation of Australia, over to our office to talk about the MFA Awards and IAB's supporting partnership. Stayed tuned for the great examples of effectiveness we will be highlighting from the awards at our Meas...

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How Amazon Will Impact Australian Businesses

We spoke to Kris Barton, Chief Product Officer at ReachLocal, about the likely impact of Amazon 's entry to Australia. Whether you see Amazon as a threat or an opportunity, the impact will be profound.   If you're in retail, or you're ...

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Connected TV: Perspectives from the Experts

At the recent IAB Connected TV event and White Paper, we  spoke to four experts working with Connected TV about the impact it is having, where it is at, and what it means for the user experience. ​ You can download the Whitepaper and Infographic...

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Online Ad Spend Report (June 2017 Qtr.) with PwC's Megan Brownlow

​We discuss the highlights of the latest Online Advertising Expenditure Report with Megan Brownlow of PwC, including what the growth of 11.7% can tell us, the roles of Mobile and Video, and the impact various industry categories have on the quar...

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IAB August Update

Here is our August news update in 60 seconds. 1. Daily Content Ratings. 2. Measurement Conference. 3. Digital Glossaries. You can read our August Newsletter here.

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IAB Native Advertising Taskforce to simplify Native in Australia

​ IAB Australia's newly formed Native Advertising Taskforce has set about breaking down Native Advertising to make it easier to understand what it actually is and the benefits of the different types of Native. IAB CEO Vijay Solanki talks with Guardia...

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Ad Ops Career Panel: Skills, Knowledge and Getting the Job

At Our recent Ad Ops Conference in Melbourne we hosted four industry experts on our Ad Ops Career Panel. They covered what the Ad Ops industry is like at the moment, the difficulties in finding skilled staff, what they do to stay up to date in the fa...


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Ad Ops: Challenges and Opportunities

At our recent Digital Ad Ops Conference in Melbourne on June 21, we heard from a host of industry leaders from all areas of the industry. We sat down with a few of them to get their take on the biggest challenges facing the Ad Ops industry and the ma...

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Digital and Sports: Streaming, screen time & consumer habits

How is digital changing our viewing habits when it comes to sports? How is screen time split? What is being streamed and what does that mean for broadcast media? Excerpts of the presentation by Clive Dickens, Chief Digital Officer at Seven West Media...

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IAB Councils: Upcoming work to simplify digital

We recently spoke members of IAB Councils about the present and upcoming work they are involved in and their council's redefined purpose as they seek to simplify digital.  Included are Peter Barry from Pubmatic (Mobile Council), Matt Sheppard fr...

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Council Member of the Month: Cat Prestipino

Council Member of the Month: Cat Prestipino
Each month the IAB profiles a Council Member working hard to proactively define the future of digital advertising. This month we profile   Cat Prestipino from IAB's Technology Council.  Name: Cat Prestipino IAB Council: Technology Coun...
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Native Advertising: Interview with Rica Bartlett from The New York Times

We sat down with Rica Bartlett from The New York Times at the Google Native Advertising Summit to discuss what native means, what the NYT is doing in the space, and the advantages of Native going forward. ​ Watch the video on YouTube . Download The N...

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