March 30, 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 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 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 24, 2020
Ads.txt and Sellers.json 101
Initiatives like Ads.txt and Sellers.json support greater transparency in programmatic advertising.
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 19, 2020
2020 Programmatic Trends for Publishers – Part 1
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.
February 18, 2020
How Buyers Can Curb Invalid Traffic in Programmatic
Invalid traffic wastes ad budgets. Here’s how buyers can better protect their ad dollars from being siphoned off by fraudsters.
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.
February 3, 2020
How Prebid’s User ID Module Empowers Publishers
The Prebid User ID Module lets publishers standardize identity on their terms, which improves audience targeting, monetization, and delivers a better user experience.
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 23, 2020
The New Programmatic Standards: Why Audio & DOOH are Essential to Buyer Strategy
Emerging platforms like Audio and DOOH are shaking up the programmatic landscape.
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.
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 11, 2019
Increasing Monetization in a Mobile App World
Less Mediation, More Monetization. How Rubicon Project is helping buyers access premium mobile supply for programmatic monetization.
December 4, 2019
SPO Playbook: How to Tackle SPO
Buyers can tackle Supply Path Optimization (SPO) in three simple phases: Plan, Consolidate, and Partner.
November 20, 2019
SPO Playbook: Why Supply Path Optimization Matters
This is the second in a series of articles on Supply Path Optimization (SPO). Part one: How to Achieve Better Buyer Outcomes with Supply Path Optimization. Don’t Wait Fortune favors […]
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 14, 2019
VIDEO: Supply Path Optimization with Amnet
Jason Randall, Chief Technology Officer at Amnet, discusses his approach to Supply Path Optimization, how Amnet is moving the industry forward, and how PG and PMPs impact his business.
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 11, 2019
VIDEO: Partner Perspectives with LinkedIn
Peter Turner, Senior Manager of Partnerships at LinkedIn, talks about current trends in programmatic advertising, his company's focus for 2019, and how they think about Supply Path Optimization.
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 30, 2019
VIDEO: How Should Publishers Implement Prebid?
In this new video, Software Engineer Robert Martinez talks about the best way for publishers to implement Prebid, and explains how new tools for Prebid evolve from customer feedback.
October 29, 2019
New Programmatic Inventory for a Mobile World
As mobile advertising grows, new programmatic inventory emerges to help brands share their stories in fresh ways.
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 23, 2019
VIDEO: Demand Manager with Auto Trader’s Richard Robinson
Richard Robinson, Head of Programmatic Sales, UK, at Auto Trader, talks about how things have changed for the business since he implemented Prebid header bidding with Demand Manager.
October 22, 2019
Partner Perspectives: Havas
Andrew Goode, EVP Head of Programmatic at Havas Media, talks about the industry's trend towards transparency, and how programmatic guaranteed has impacted his business.
October 21, 2019
Rubicon Project Acquires RTK.io, A Leader in Open Source Header Bidding Solutions
Rubicon Project today announced the acquisition of RTK.io, a leading provider of tools and services that bring simplicity and control to header bidding for publishers.
October 21, 2019
Accelerating our Commitment to Open Source with the Acquisition of RTK.io
Our goal is to empower publishers everywhere and we want to do it as quickly and effectively as possible. That is why today I’m excited to announce we have acquired RTK.io, a provider of header bidding solutions that have much in common with Demand Manager, including a foundation in Prebid, the industry’s open source framework, robust and easy-to-use controls, and world-class client service.
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 10, 2019
VIDEO: 2020 Vision with MediaMath’s Shaun Lin
Shaun Lin, Director of Global Supply Partnerships at MediaMath, explains how MediaMath is working to create an accountable and addressable supply chain.
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 8, 2019
Video: Partner Perspectives with Simpli.fi
Frost Prioleau, CEO of Simpli.fi, discusses how industry trends have influenced his business, and the three different types of transparency essential in today's programmatic marketplace.
October 7, 2019
Video: Programmatic Trends in Brazil
Salomao Junior talks about current trends in Brazilian adtech, and why more buyers and sellers are taking advantage of programmatic guaranteed.
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 25, 2019
VIDEO: Partner Perspectives With IBM Watson
In our ongoing Partner Perspectives series, Felix Zeng, Head of Programmatic Sales at IBM Watson Advertising, talks about emerging programmatic formats, and why he's chosen to partner with a select group of large SSPs.
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 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 27, 2019
Matt Cunha talks about recent trends in mobile, and how mobile publishers are shifting towards new monetization partners.
August 21, 2019
SVP LATAM Patrizio Zanatta reports on the latest programmatic trends in Latin America, and explains why LATAM publishers are all about video.
August 20, 2019
Full Funnel Focus: The State of Transparency in Video Ad Performance
Rubicon Project is building out its analytics to help premium video publishers better monetize their stack.
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 12, 2019
VIDEO: Partner Perspectives with BuzzFeed’s Michele DeVine
What trends are programmatic partners like BuzzFeed focused on? Michele DeVine at BuzzFeed gave us her partner perspective.
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 30, 2019
New Publisher Tools
Steve Hulkower, Senior Director of Product Management talks about the new publisher tools Rubicon Project is creating to improve deal outcomes for both buyers and sellers.
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 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 16, 2019
More Valuable Deals
Steve Hulkower, Senior Director of Product Management, explains how Rubicon Project is innovating to create more valuable deals.
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 25, 2019
Steve Hulkower, Senior Director of Product Management, provides an overview of Programmatic Guaranteed, and the importance of a seamless PG experience.
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 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 11, 2019
Programmatic for Publishers: 5 Myths Debunked
5 myths about programmatic selling and how Rubicon Project helps publishers monetize with Prebid
June 6, 2019
Improving User Experience in Programmatic Video
Product Management Director Sambit Patniak explains how Rubicon Project is working to improve user experience in programmatic video.
June 5, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: Universal IDs
Rebecca Ackers, our Director, Global Accounts, discusses Universal IDs and where she sees them going in 2019.
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 29, 2019
The Arrival of Enterprise Header Bidding
The next phase in header bidding delivers Demand Manager, an enterprise solution through Prebid that ultimately enhances supply path optimization.
May 22, 2019
What the Move to Server-Side Means for Adtech
The Move to Server-Side Promises Ubiquitous Connectivity
May 16, 2019
Adopting Error Codes Can Save Publishers’ Revenue From Going Down the Drain
Lack of Adoption of Error Codes is a Lost Opportunity for Publishers.
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 13, 2019
Header Bidding’s Path to Maturity…and the Road Ahead
From Complexity to Simplicity. How can publishers implement header bidding with ease? This article was originally published by MediaVillage.com on May 9, 2019. How We Got Here. The origins of the […]
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 6, 2019
6 of our Favorite 6-Second Video Ads
In a programmatic world where 6-second videos challenge marketers to embrace “creativity within borders,” here’s a taste of our favorite snackable video content.
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.
In The News
April 23, 2019
Creating Smaller, More Snackable Video Ads
This article was originally published by MediaVillage.com on April 15, 2019. People love watching video content on their devices almost as much as marketers love to show video ads to those same […]
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, […]
April 8, 2019
Alex Smith on the Future of Prebid Mobile
Rubicon Project’s Alex Smith, chairperson at Prebid.org, explains how Prebid Mobile is growing in value for mobile publishers.
April 2, 2019
Programmatic Growing Up – Insights from Advertising Week Europe
Nearly 40,000 ad industry professionals convened in London for Advertising Week Europe, and there were key takeaways for programmatic buyers in terms of how they can enrich relationships and drive […]
April 1, 2019
Less is Finally Becoming More in the Programmatic World
This article was originally published by MediaVillage.com on March 28, 2019. Transacting on digital advertising through programmatic channels continues to grow more complex. Many companies are exploring machine learning and more sophisticated […]
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 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.
January 24, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: Italy, Spain & MENA
Sara Buluggiu, MD Italy, Spain & MENA, discusses the opportunities, challenges and nuances of the different regions she leads Rubicon Project's business in.
January 23, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: French market
Valérie Latronche, MD France & Belgium, discusses the opportunities, challenges and nuances in the French market.
December 12, 2018
Is 2019 the Tipping Point for Supply Path Optimization?
As the push for transparent programmatic partnerships continues, a clear understanding of how various buyers might define “transparency” is now more important than ever.
November 7, 2018
Why You Should Meet with your SSP
Sitting down with your SSP can bring clarity, transparency and offer valuable insight into how your marketing dollars are being spent.
October 22, 2018
Using Dynamic Creative for Programmatic Audio
Rubicon Project explains how dynamic creative can be used for advertising via audio channels.
In The News
October 17, 2018
Dentsu’s Simon Harris Interviews CEO Michael Barrett
Recently at our UK Automation Summit, programmatic extraordinaire, Simon Harris of Dentsu Aegis Network, caught up with Rubicon Project CEO, Michael Barrett, about fostering an efficient, transparent and fair programmatic marketplace. […]
October 10, 2018
Video Made Easy: How One Central Solution Drives Demand, Saves Time, and Increases Efficiency
Watch Rubicon Project's latest webinar, "Video Made Easy." Our SVP, Global Head of Video, John Peragine, and Director of Revenue Solutions for Video, Vanessa Farrar, break down what’s moving the market and explain how Rubicon Project is working to solve for some common industry challenges.
October 2, 2018
Navigating Programmatic Video and OTT
Rubicon Project explains how programmatic video intersects with connect TV and OTT.
September 21, 2018
Why Programmatic Video?
Our Director of Revenue Solutions for Video, Vanessa Farrar, tells us why publishers need to prioritize their programmatic video strategy.
In The News
September 12, 2018
Programmatic Evolution: Apps, Integration, & Consolidation
IAB Australia caught up Tom Kershaw, CTO of Rubicon Project, on his recent trip to Australia. Gai Le Roy and Tom discuss shifts in the programmatic marketplace, targeting across different […]
May 14, 2018
Four Reasons You Might Not Be Winning with Programmatic Video
Programmatic technology can turbocharge a publisher’s video ad sales, but only if the ads actually render. These four questions should get your monetization team off to a good start.
December 9, 2016
As the marketing media plan quickly evolves, new research from Rubicon Project finds you could be leaving money on the table by not investing in programmatic.
September 22, 2016
Rubicon Project Recognized for Best Overall Technology for Programmatic Trading
Award Presented by The Drum at First Digital Trading Awards USA Ceremony
June 2, 2016
Tribune Publishing goes programmatic
Here's how Tribune Publishing brought quality reporting and content to consumers across multiple platforms
May 9, 2016
Rubicon Project Named Best Overall Technology for Programmatic Trading
Honor Awarded at The Drum’s Digital Trading Awards Conference
March 9, 2016
Cadreon and Rubicon Project Partner to Power the Programmatic Upfront
LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK–(March 9, 2016)–Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), which operates one of the largest advertising marketplaces in the world, and Cadreon, IPG Mediabrands’ ad tech unit, today announced […]
December 14, 2015
Rubicon Project Selected as Programmatic Platform for Digital Arm of Middle East’s Largest Media Representatives
Expands Global Footprint into MENA Region by Announcing Programmatic Partnership with Choueiri Group’s Digital Media Arm, DMS, to Reach over 120 Million Users Dubai and Los Angeles, DECEMBER 14, 2015: […]
March 24, 2015
We’re powering our sixth publisher collective
Leading digital publishers to launch new global programmatic alliance, Pangaea
March 20, 2013
#AWEurope Q&A: Sandy Hubert, Head of Cadreon UK
We sat down with Head of Cadreon UK to discuss the future of programmatic and guaranteed delivery