March 31, 2020
As our employees continue adapting to a life of social distancing, we wanted to know how some of them are handling being quarantined.
March 30, 2020
Will the industry come to a consensus on identity in 2020?
Rubicon Partners share their views on one of the industry's greatest challenges, and when they believe we'll come together on a collaborative identity solution.
March 27, 2020
Quarantine Q&A: How Some of Our Americas Employees Are Adapting
As our employees continue adapting to a life of social distancing, we wanted to know how some of them are handling being quarantined.
March 26, 2020
Rubicon Project Joins Initiative to Fill Ad Space with COVID-19 PSAs
Rubicon Project joins Amobee in supporting a COVID-19 PSA to fight misinformation.
March 25, 2020
How Publishers Can Contribute to Prebid.org
Ashlee Roenigk, VP Revenue Solutions at Rubicon Project, fills us in on the future of Prebid, and how industry leaders are collaborating to drive publisher monetization.
March 18, 2020
Partner Perspectives: Prebid and Demand Manager
Publisher partners Steve Bagdasarian, General Manager of PCH Media, and Michele DeVine, Senior Director of Programmatic Partnerships at BuzzFeed, explain how Prebid and Demand Manager have helped them improve their monetization strategy.
March 17, 2020
Keeping People Safe and Our Business Running
At Rubicon Project, we’re doing all we can to protect the health of our partners, clients, and employees while supporting programmatic publishers and buyers. Learn about our company’s response to Coronavirus/Covid-19.
March 11, 2020
How important is it for adtech to solve identity in 2020?
How important do you believe it is for ad tech to determine a solution for identity in 2020? We asked Rubicon Project partners Amanda Martin, VP Enterprise Partnerships, Goodway Group, and Marco Bianchi-Tiraboschi, Senior Director, Business Development, Verizon Media, who share their concerns about our flawed identity infrastructure, privacy, and the pace of change.
March 3, 2020
Partner Perspectives: Estimated Market Rate
Rubicon partners Tim Sims, SVP of Inventory Partnerships at The Trade Desk, Oliver Whitten, Chief Operating Officer at Ad Form, Adam Schenkel, SVP of Commercial Development at GumGum, and Peter Turner, Senior Manager of Partnership at LinkedIn, offer their thoughts on the value of Estimated Market Rate (EMR), and what it has meant for their business.
March 2, 2020
5 Programmatic Sessions to Attend at AdWeek LatAm
Advertising Week Latin America offers attendees a glimpse at what’s next for programmatic advertising. Here are 5 sessions you should catch.
February 20, 2020
Partner Perspectives: How Do You Think About SPO?
Rubicon partners from The Trade Desk, Havas, LinkedIn, IBM Watson and GumGum discuss how they view Supply Path Optimization (SPO).
February 10, 2020
2020 Trends in Header Bidding
Rubicon Project’s Demand Manager gains traction in 2020, while open source header bidding grows more sophisticated and publishers become key players in Prebid.org.
February 6, 2020
Best of the 2020 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting
These sessions at the 2020 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting explore how data and emerging platforms are reshaping programmatic advertising and adtech.
January 28, 2020
AdExchanger’s Industry Preview Explores What’s In Store for 2020
Programmatic Publishers have a lot to look forward to in the New Year, including the growth of open-source header bidding, new identity solutions, and a more active role in SPO.
January 27, 2020
Inventory Quality at Rubicon Project
In this new video, John Clyman, VP Engineering, Marketplace Quality and Security, talks about how Rubicon Project safeguards buyers by proactively vetting publishers, and screening inventory both manually and automatically.
January 21, 2020
How important is PG for your business?
Depan Ravalia, Digital Operations Director, News UK, and Christian Waurich, Director Programmatic Supply at Publicis Media, discuss the challenges and opportunities of Programmatic Guaranteed, and how they plan to leverage PG in the future.
January 16, 2020
Programmatic Resolutions for 2020
With the start of a New Year, these resolutions put full focus on collaboration, transparency, and ad quality.
January 8, 2020
Programmatic sellers look ahead to 2020
Rubicon sellers Ollie Steele of Ebay and Depan Ravalia of News UK talk about their business focus for 2020.
January 7, 2020
Programmatic is Becoming an Integral Part of Spotify’s Business
How and why is programmatic and automation fast becoming an integral part of Spotify's business? Zuzanna Gierlinska reveals how Spotify is fully invested in making their premium audience available through automated channels.
January 6, 2020
The Importance of Privacy
In this new video, CRO Joe Prusz explains why Privacy is a core value at Rubicon Project, and why it's so important to appreciate the consumer as the industry moves forward.
January 2, 2020
Identity Takes Center Focus at CES 2020
Identity will be front and center at this year’s CES trade show.
December 18, 2019
Programmatic buyers look ahead to 2020
Rubicon partners Martin Van Der Meij of Wavemaker, David Newman of Dentsu Aegis Network, Miguel Nieto Amesti of Havas, Alice Ansidei of Mindshare, Jon Levinson of Adobe Advertising Cloud, Ari Paparo of Beeswax, Christian Waurich of Publicis Media, and Dan Larden of Infectious Media discuss their company's focus for 2020.
December 17, 2019
2020 Vision: Where Programmatic Pros are Focusing in the New Year
We asked programmatic pros about key areas where their business will be focused in the new year. Their responses ranged from new formats and data science, to partnership and supply path optimization.
December 9, 2019
Why PG works for Adform
Oliver Whitten, Chief Operating Officer at Adform, explains how his company is evolving into an integrated advertising platform, and explains why programmatic guaranteed (PG) is a natural fit.
December 4, 2019
SPO Playbook: How to Tackle SPO
Buyers can tackle Supply Path Optimization (SPO) in three simple phases: Plan, Consolidate, and Partner.
December 3, 2019
What’s the most practical ID solution for the programmatic industry?
In this new video, Rubicon partners from Beeswax, Infectious Media, and Havas discuss the industry's collaboration on Universal ID, and offer their thoughts on the most practical solutions.
November 25, 2019
How to Implement App-Ads.txt
Andrey Tserkus, Principal Software Development Engineer at Rubicon Project, explains how to avoid common pitfalls when implementing app-ads.txt.
November 21, 2019
How are you evaluating your SPO options?
Ari Paparo, CEO Beeswax, explains how his incentives are aligned with his customers, and how he's working with partners to eliminate waste. Dan Larden, Global Strategic Partner, Infectious Media, talks about synthesizing data from buying platforms and suppliers to automate SPO decisions.
November 19, 2019
Brand Safety at Rubicon Project
In this new video, John Clyman, VP Engineering, Marketplace Quality & Security, explains how Rubicon Project works to ensure brand safety.
November 18, 2019
VIDEO: Prebid, Identity, and SPO with PCH’s Steve Bagdasarian
Steve Bagdasarian, General Manager at PCH Media, discusses how his company is taking advantage of Prebid and becoming a leader in the identity space.
November 13, 2019
Twelve Years of Innovation
Over the past 12 years, Rubicon Project has paved a unique path throughout the ad tech landscape. Discover how we've transformed programmatic advertising and are continuously innovating to enhance user experiences, help buyers achieve better outcomes, and ensure publishers monetize to the best of their abilities.
November 12, 2019
How App-Ads.txt Promotes Brand Safety
In this new video, John Clyman discusses Rubicon Project's commitment to app-ads.txt, and explains why it's important for all players in the programatic supply chain to work together for brand safety.
November 5, 2019
VIDEO: Partner Perspectives with Dotdash
Sara Badler, SVP Programmatic & Revenue Strategy at Dotdash, discusses some industry trends she's seen this year, and why programmatic guaranteed is important to her business.
October 31, 2019
SPO Playbook: How to Achieve Better Buyer Outcomes with Supply Path Optimization
Supply Path Optimization is a critical step for buyers to achieve better outcomes in the new programmatic landscape. Here’s how to begin consolidation.
October 28, 2019
VIDEO: The Evolution of Demand Manager
CRO Joe Prusz explains how Rubicon Project's Demand Manger can help programmatic publishers increase their yield, and what exciting developments they have to look forward to.
October 24, 2019
Partner Perspectives: The Future of Identity
We asked a few of our partners for their thoughts on the future of identity in the programmatic world. Their ideas span from the resurgence of contextual advertising to open source Prebid solutions.
October 17, 2019
VIDEO: Marketplace Shifts in Brazil
Salomao Junior, VP of Seller LATAM at Rubicon Project, discusses the changes he's seen in the Brazilian programmatic market since Rubicon launched its Sao Paulo office in 2014.
October 16, 2019
VIDEO: Programmatic Identity with News UK
Ben Walmsley, Commercial Director, Publishing at News UK, comments on the inevitability of the third-party cookie's demise, and why it's imperative for the programmatic industry to start preparing.
October 15, 2019
Programmatic Trends in APAC
Yogesh Sehgal, Regional Manager Asia at Rubicon Project, talks about programmatic trends in the APAC region, the growth of video and audio, and how programmatic guaranteed has helped introduce new publishers to programmatic monetization.
October 9, 2019
Video: Emerging Markets in Brazil
Salomao Junior, VP of Seller, LATAM at Rubicon Project, talks about emerging markets in Brazil and how Rubicon Project is stimulating the growth of DOOH.
October 3, 2019
How LATAM Markets are Using Programmatic to Ramp Up Growth
As internet penetration increases in Latin America, so do programmatic ad budgets.
October 2, 2019
New Community Standards to Foster Greater Collaboration & Trust
Rubicon Project is now IAB UK Gold Standard 1.1 certified, keeping with its commitment to collaboration and transparency in a well-lit marketplace.
October 2, 2019
Video: Shaping the Brazilian Programmatic Market
Salomao Junior, VP of Seller, LATAM at Rubicon Project, explains how Rubicon Project's close relationship with Brazilian buyers and sellers has helped shape the programmatic market.
September 30, 2019
Video: Partner Perspectives with MobileFuse
In this new video, Ken Harlan, Founder and CEO of MobileFuse, discusses his company's focus for 2019, and why he predicts big growth for Private Marketplaces.
September 26, 2019
VIDEO: Programmatic Perception in Brazil
Salomao Junior, VP of Seller LATAM at Rubicon Project, explains how the Brazilian industry's perception of programmatic advertising has evolved.
September 24, 2019
VIDEO: The Mobile Market
Matt Cunha explains why more and more mobile publishers are turning to Rubicon Project for help with their programmatic strategies.
September 19, 2019
4 Events Supporting a More Female Future During Advertising Week NY
Media has been heavily dominated by men for years. These sessions at Advertising Week NY uncover how to ensure the future is female.
September 18, 2019
VIDEO: Partner Perspectives – Cookies
We sat down with some of our publisher partners to get their perspective on the future of identity, and how consumer privacy initiatives will impact programmatic advertising.
September 17, 2019
Why Independent Ad Tech is Collaborating for the Greater Good
At this year’s DMEXCO, Rubicon Project’s Joe Prusz sat on a panel with other C-suite leaders to discuss collaboration in ad tech.
September 16, 2019
VIDEO: US Programmatic Trends
Ryan Mulcahy, Head of Revenue for North America, highlights major programmatic trends that will impact the US market in the coming year. He explains the growing importance of video, and why it's more important than ever for the industry to standardize on one unified ID.
September 11, 2019
VIDEO: Programmatic Perception
In this new video, Ryan Mulcahy, Head of Revenue, North America, talks about how the market perception of programmatic has shifted over the past five years.
September 10, 2019
5 DMEXCO Sessions You Shouldn’t Miss
At DMEXCO, leaders will unpack how open source can bring greater trust and transparency to the digital economy.
August 28, 2019
Ryan Mulcahy, Head of Revenue, North America, explains Rubicon Project's commitment to transparency and why it has created stronger partnerships with buyers and sellers.
August 27, 2019
Matt Cunha talks about recent trends in mobile, and how mobile publishers are shifting towards new monetization partners.
August 19, 2019
Bringing Clarity to a Murky Programmatic Supply Chain
Rooted in the rise of header bidding, SPO aims to simplify the murky programmatic supply chain by eliminating waste, hidden fees, and brand safety risks that come with buying through non-vetted supply sources.
August 13, 2019
Mobile Market Perception
Matt Cunha, Senior Sales Director, Mobile, talks about new opportunities for programmatic in the mobile space.
August 8, 2019
Impact of SPO in ANZ
Rohan Creasey talks about the impact of SPO in ANZ, and why so many buyers in Australia and New Zealand have chosen to partner with The Rubicon Project.
August 7, 2019
Rohan Creasey, Country Manager ANZ, explains the history of adtech in his region, and how The Rubicon Project has thrived in an evolving marketplace.
August 6, 2019
Trends in ANZ
Rohan Creasey, Country Manager, Australia & New Zealand, talks about programmatic market trends in ANZ and what he sees coming up.
July 31, 2019
5 Ways Programmatic Video Standards are Changing to Simplify Ad Delivery
With programmatic video performing across screens and devices, these initiatives are helping media players deliver quality at scale.
July 29, 2019
The Case for First-Party, Community-Driven Identity
The rise of open source and standardization in publisher-facing ad tech provides a unique opportunity to move towards a first-party, community-driven Identity model where first-party cookies work for everyone.
July 25, 2019
The Hack that Became a Standard: Header Bidding Grows Up
Rubicon Project's Heather Carver understands the struggle publishers have had with implementing header bidding, and has seen the difficult path to implementation they've experienced. Now, with Demand Manager, Rubicon Project has packaged Prebid as a service to eliminate these obstacles and put control right back in the hands of publishers. This exclusive interview uncovers how these issues were discovered and what Rubicon Project is doing to transform this industry standard.
July 24, 2019
What to Look For in a Partner You Can Trust for SPO
Trust, transparency, and consultative white-glove service are table stakes for a healthy programmatic business relationship.
July 23, 2019
Better Deal Outcomes For Buyers
Steve Hulkower, Senior Director of Product Management, explains how Rubicon Project drives better deal outcomes for buyers, and what kind of programmatic deals are best for curation, targeting, priority and guarantees.
July 18, 2019
Rubicon Project Helps Raise the Curtain on Audio Programmatic
As digital audio audiences grow, publishers and buyers are turning to audio programmatic ad buying using real-time marketplaces and online platforms to transact inventory.
July 11, 2019
Programmatic Industry Predictions for 2020
Rubicon Project’s James Brown gave his programmatic industry predictions for 2020 at Interact Warsaw.
July 10, 2019
Programmatic Challenges & Growth for 2020
Rubicon Project’s James Brown gave his predictions on the programmatic industry’s challenges and growth opportunities in 2020.
June 26, 2019
Michael Barrett on Emerging Markets
Michael Barrett offers some thoughts on Emerging Markets in Programmatic, how the ad tech industry is growing, and the latest formats supported by Rubicon Project.
June 24, 2019
Three members of Rubicon Project’s Account Services team offer their thoughts on partnering with publisher clients to address ad tech challenges.
June 20, 2019
Three members of Rubicon Project’s Account Services team offer their take on how to build strong relationships with ad tech clients.
June 19, 2019
Rubicon Project’s Transparency Call to Arms
This interview on transparency and the future of programmatic with Rubicon Project CEO Michael Barrett first appeared in MediaVillage on June 17, 2019. Michael Barrett’s greatest surprise since joining Rubicon […]
June 18, 2019
Evolution of the PMP UI
Senior Director of Product Management Steve Hulkower discusses The Rubicon Project’s role in pioneering Private Marketplaces, and the new Deals UI being developed to meet the needs of a changing […]
June 17, 2019
We Listened To You – We’re Focused on These Top Three Programmatic Video Features
Our publishers and buyers asked, so we delivered. We’re developing these three features to make our video platform more effective than ever.
June 13, 2019
7 Events to Make the Most of Your Cannes Lions Experience
The Cannes Lions Festival jam-packs the latest in creative marketing innovation. These top picks in programmatic will help you maximize your time.
June 11, 2019
Programmatic for Publishers: 5 Myths Debunked
5 myths about programmatic selling and how Rubicon Project helps publishers monetize with Prebid
June 3, 2019
Michael Barrett on SPO
Michael Barrett gives us his take on SPO – Supply Path Optimization – and how it’s transforming the programmatic landscape.
May 30, 2019
How Rubicon Project is increasing PMP revenue for publishers in Japan
Toru Hirose, Account Director, Rubicon Project Japan, offers his take on the Japanese programmatic market, and how Rubicon is driving better outcomes for buyers and sellers of digital advertising. VIDEO […]
May 22, 2019
What the Move to Server-Side Means for Adtech
The Move to Server-Side Promises Ubiquitous Connectivity
May 15, 2019
The Benefits of Managed Service in a Server-Skewing World
Before the shift to server-side, client-side hosting promises to float publishers in the interim. But with it comes the need for a managed service solution. Here’s why.
May 14, 2019
Michael Barrett describes how Demand Manager could impact the evolution of ad tech.
May 9, 2019
Why Prebid Makes the Header More Relevant Than Ever
With Demand Manager, Rubicon Project offers publishers Prebid-as-service, bringing a new level of control and simplicity to header bidding.
May 7, 2019
Prebid Tools, A Hot Take with Phil Meyer
Phil Meyer explains how new Prebid Tools are giving publishers more control over how they monetize.
May 2, 2019
Prebid for the People, A Hot Take with Phil Meyer
Phil Meyer explains how new tools are making Prebid more accessible to business people.
April 30, 2019
How Does Rubicon Project Educate Buyers and Sellers?
Steve Wing, Managing Director of UK and Nordics at Rubicon Project, talks with Jack Hershman at AdWeek Europe about educating partners.
April 18, 2019
Stand Out in Ad Tech
Steve Wing, Managing Director of UK and Nordics at Rubicon Project, talks with Jack Hershman at AdWeek Europe about breaking through the noise of a crowded industry.
April 16, 2019
One-to-One at Scale
Steve Wing, Managing Director of UK and Nordics at Rubicon Project, talks about the growth of programmatic with Jack Hershman at AdWeek Europe.
April 15, 2019
Ads Impact: Making Marketing a Force for Good
Rubicon Project is committed to community involvement by donating billions of impressions to non-profits & PSAs. This article on our Ads Impact partnership was originally published by MediaMath on April 15, […]
March 27, 2019
The Challenges of Prebid Mobile, A Hot Take with Alex Smith
Why Should Developers Adopt Prebid Mobile? It’s no secret the ad tech industry is constantly racing towards better performance, and Prebid mobile has emerged as one of the best ways […]
March 21, 2019
Automation with a Personal Touch
Rubicon Project’s Ashley Wheeler dishes on how human insights and “white glove” service can differentiate programmatic partnerships. This article was originally published by MediaVillage.com on March 20, 2019. Let’s face […]
March 15, 2019
Driving Innovation to Smash Glass Ceilings
Women in Tech: Rubicon Project’s Alex Smith on Building a More Inclusive Team As part of our “Women in Tech” series, we spoke with Alex Smith to discover her journey […]
March 12, 2019
The Importance of Video with Michael Barrett
Last month, Rubicon Project announced its 2018 Q4 earnings, which revealed a number of milestones that demonstrate a strong future for the company, including: 32% increase in revenue compared to […]
March 8, 2019
Top 6 SXSW Picks for Ad Tech
From blockchain solutions to an exploration of “spatial sound” inventory, Rubicon Project has selected 6 of the big ideas on display at SXSW Interactive that are shaping the ad tech industry.
April 16, 2018
Cleaning Up the Supply Chain: Insights from Advertising Week Europe
The debate over trust and transparency in the programmatic supply chain continues, this time, with key insights from Advertising Week Europe
February 27, 2017
Rubicon Project Names Video Veteran to Product Leadership Team
Former Google and OpenX Product Leader Khoi Nguyen Named Vice President of Product Management for Video
February 23, 2017
Rubicon Project Names David Day Chief Financial Officer
Rubicon Project announced that the company’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of David Day as Chief Financial Officer of the company, effective immediately.
February 21, 2017
Open Letter from Frank Addante, CEO, Rubicon Project
Focus as We Look Towards the Future
January 25, 2017
Rubicon Project Deepens Product Leadership Bench With Addition of Mobile and Messaging Veteran to Lead Mobile App Monetization
Bill Wolfe Named Vice President of Product Management for Mobile Apps
May 25, 2016
Rubicon Project Announces Resignation of CFO; Appoints Chief Accounting Officer David Day as Interim CFO
Rubicon Project announced that Chief Financial Officer Todd Tappin has resigned to assume the role of President at another company.
December 11, 2013
Project Strengthens Senior Leadership Team With Strategic New Hires
Industry Veterans from Microsoft, DoubleClick/Google, comScore & MediaMath Bring Additional Seasoned Expertise to Leading Automation Company Rubicon Project (www.rubiconproject.com), which operates the advertising industry’s largest independent real-time trading platform for […]
October 29, 2013
Rubicon Project Continues To Expand & Deepen Its Senior Leadership Team
The Advertising Industry’s Leading Automation Company is Rapidly Growing its World-Class Organization By Adding Key Seasoned Executives, Including a CMO and Head of Seller Cloud Rubicon Project (www.rubiconproject.com), which operates the […]