June 10, 2020
To uncover the barriers to adoption and assess opportunities for growth, Rubicon Project and Campaign Asia paired up to survey media buyers across nine markets in Asia. We asked 185 programmatic leaders to share their expectations, challenges, and active plans regarding adopting programmatic.
May 11, 2020
Using a Scalpel, Not a Sledgehammer to Optimize Supply Chains
When using Sellers.json and schain to improve transparency for buyers, it’s important each supplier is evaluated independently.
May 4, 2020
How Do Sellers.Json and Schain Improve Transparency for Buyers?
How sellers.json and schain improve transparency for buyers.
April 22, 2020
What are your thoughts on SPO?
Wil Schobeiri, Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer at MediaMath, and Marco Bianchi-Tiraboschi, Senior Director, Business Development at Verizon Media, discuss Supply Path Optimization (SPO) and how buyers can work with their partners to discover which supply paths make sense for them.
April 8, 2020
What is your biggest focus for 2020?
Rubicon partners reveal their biggest focus for 2020, and how programmatic trends are influencing their business.
April 6, 2020
Value of Demand Manager
Ashlee Roenigk, VP, Revenue Solutions at Rubicon Project, explains the value of Demand Manager for publishers.
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 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 16, 2020
How is LiveRamp preparing for the elimination of third-party cookies?
Travis Clinger, VP Global Strategy and Partnerships at Live Ramp, discusses how his company is preparing for the future with a focus on first party identity, and why publishers can benefit from building relationships with consumers.
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 9, 2020
Partner Perspectives: SPO Criteria
What are the most important criteria for SPO? Rubicon Project partners Marc Grabowski, EVP Global Supply at Criteo, Jason Randall, CIO at Amnet, and Tim Sims, SVP of Inventory Partnerships at The Trade Desk, detail the criteria they use for SPO, highlighting the importance of innovative buyer tools and global scale, data, flexibility and partnership.
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 12, 2020
2020 Programmatic Trends for Europe
Adtech has a lot to look forward to in 2020, including broader focus on privacy and data, a greater spirit of collaboration, audio, identity, and well-being.
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 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 13, 2020
The Future of Brand Safety
In this new video, VP Engineering, Marketplace Quality & Security John Clyman offers his take on the future of brand safety, and how emerging formats lead to new brand safety concerns for programmatic buyers.
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 16, 2019
The Benefits of Estimated Market Rate
Adam Henry, VP Business Analysis at Rubicon Project, explains why Rubicon Project continues to develop EMR, and how EMR can benefit both buyers and publishers.
December 10, 2019
What does the future of SPO look like?
Rubicon partners Ollie Steele from Ebay, Martin Van Der Meij from Wavemaker, and David Newman from Dentsu Aegis Network discuss how SPO has influenced transparency, why marketplace fees may disappear, and forming deeper programmatic partnerships.
December 5, 2019
Supply Path Optimization (SPO) at Havas
Andrew Goode, EVP Head of Programmatic at Havas, explains what he's learned by going through the process of Supply Path Optimization over the past year.
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.
December 2, 2019
Partner Perspectives: Criteo
Marc Grabowski, EVP Global Supply at Criteo, reviews industry trends that have impacted his business in 2019, and talks about the impact of Programmatic Guaranteed.
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 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 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 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 7, 2019
VIDEO: Programmatic Identity with the Trade Desk
Anna Forbes, UK General Manager at The Trade Desk, discusses how the industry will move away from 3rd party cookies and how Unified ID helps address this pressing issue.
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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
September 9, 2019
Building Out Header Bidding Solutions Across Platforms
As header bidding solutions emerge across platforms, they must meet these three criteria to best serve mobile-first publishers.
August 29, 2019
VIDEO: Partner Perspectives with Unruly
Kenneth Suh, Chief Operating Officer at Unruly, offers his perspective on how Programmatic Guaranteed has helped to level the playing field for publishers.
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 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 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.
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 17, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: Ads.cert
Hrishi Deodhar, Lead Solutions Engineer, delineates the evolution of ads.cert from ads.txt and how it will affect programmatic trading.
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 12, 2019
Faster Exchange, Better Performance
Demand Manager offers programmatic publishers the control and insights to manage demand faster, improving the user experience.
June 11, 2019
Programmatic for Publishers: 5 Myths Debunked
5 myths about programmatic selling and how Rubicon Project helps publishers monetize with Prebid
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 28, 2019
Open Source Wrappers: the “Switzerland” of Header Bidding
Prebid has taken strides to light up the media supply chain by providing neutral, open source, programmatic solutions that drive demand for publishers.
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 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 29, 2019
Where Humans Help in Analyzing Video Performance
In an increasingly programmatic world, human insights still drive video performance.
April 24, 2019
Steve Wing, Managing Director of UK and Nordics at Rubicon Project, talks about industry challenges with Jack Hershman at AdWeek Europe.
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 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.
March 7, 2019
The Future of Header Bidding
Key takeaways from Prebid.org’s Leadership Summit at Mobile World Congress Summarized from a recap by our friends at Marfeel
February 27, 2019
Why is this an exciting time for Rubicon Project
In part 1 of this series, our Head of EMEA, James Brown, shares why Rubicon Project is well-positioned for the shift in programmatic between publishers and buyers.
February 21, 2019
Prebid’s Growth in 2019
In Part II of a two-part series, we look at how increasing demand for transparent, open-source technology, Prebid’s poised for significant growth in 2019. As Prebid “grows up,” new tools and services are evolving to optimize the existing technology for publishers.
February 6, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: GDPR
GDPR dominated headlines last year and 2019 will be no different. We spoke to our European leads from London, Paris, Milan and Berlin about how GDPR affected their respective regions and what to expect in 2019.
January 29, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: German Market
Carol Starr, MD Northern Europe, discusses the opportunities, challenges and nuances of the unique German market
January 28, 2019
Pragmatic Programmatic: UK market
Steve Wing, MD UK & Nordics, discusses the opportunities, challenges and nuances of the UK digital advertising market.
January 16, 2019
Most Pivotal Milestone for Ad Tech in 2018
Rubicon Project’s CTO, Tom Kershaw, shares what he believes was the most important milestone in ad tech in 2018.
January 8, 2019
Rubicon Project’s 2018 Performance
Rubicon Project's 2018 performance is evident in Q3 earnings momentum--the growth we wanted to bring back to the business.
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.
October 15, 2018
Why Programmatic Audio?
Our Head of Audio, Nina Harvey, discusses the benefits of programmatic audio
October 2, 2018
Separating the Signal From the Noise: Traffic-Shaping for Higher Win Rates and Lower Infrastructure Costs
Overview Founded in 2011, S4M – Shopper Marketing Made Easy, is the first mobile advertising technology company that connects brands to consumers by bridging the gap between digital advertising and […]
September 26, 2018
RUBICON PROJECT AWARDED IAB UK GOLD STANDARD CERTIFICATION AMIDST RECORD HIGH ADS.TXT ADOPTION
Certification reinforces Rubicon Project’s longstanding commitment and investment in brand safety and transparency LONDON, 26th SEPTEMBER, 2018: Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), the global exchange for advertising, today announced it has […]
September 25, 2018
Partnering through Open Source: How We Work with Publishers to Innovate and Build Long-Term Strategies
Rubicon Project’s customized Prebid solution helps partners drive better monetization with complete transparency and flexibility.
August 27, 2018
Getting Programmatic Audio on the Mainstream Media Plan
Here’s a glimpse into some of the projects currently underway toward streamlining and standardizing programmatic audio.
August 22, 2018
Mobile Apps as a Proxy for Audience in the Age of GDPR: A Case Study
With more scrutiny on data, tracking and targeting, mobile apps come to the forefront as a new, brand-safe way for buyers to reach the specific audiences they seek
July 19, 2018
Three Things to Consider Before Bringing Programmatic In House
The decision to bring programmatic media buying in house is a big one. Use these considerations will help you determine the best strategy for your brand.
May 31, 2018
GDPR: A technical checklist for sellers
Whether you’ve enabled a consent management provider (CMP) using the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework or built your own, you might still not be able to pass the consent […]
April 19, 2018
The year of critical (transparency) thinking
We’ve identified 5 important areas of focus to get on the path to real transparency in 2018.
April 18, 2018
Building Brand Safety and Trust
We understand why marketers worry about brand safety. Here’s how we’re building trust with the partners who rely on us.
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
December 11, 2017
Greater Transparency & Choice in Auction Dynamics
Why we are delivering buyers greater choice and transparency in auction dynamics
November 2, 2017
Rubicon Project Fees Explainer
We're committed to providing greater transparency into our marketplace fees and total take rate, auction dynamics, and reduced buyer fees
November 2, 2017
Why We Eliminated Our Buyer Fees
Our goal is to make any amount spent on Rubicon Project go further than it does on competing exchanges. That's why we have completely eliminated buyer fees across our entire platform.
June 15, 2017
Rubicon Project Announces Production Availability of Header Bidding Integration with Amazon Publisher Services
Rubicon Project announced the successful integration of its header bidding solution with Amazon Publisher Services’ Transparent Ad Marketplace (TAM), clearing publishers to fully deploy the solution in production.
January 30, 2015
Rubicon Project Recognized As Premier Technology Company For Reach, Inventory Quality And Transparency
Rubicon Project Retains Top Ranking on Pixalate Global Seller Trust Index, Receives Top Ranks From Quantcast for Global Reach and is Joining comScore’s Industry Trust Initiative