IAB Taps Tremor Video's Lauren Wiener as New Chair

Every year the Interactive Advertising Bureau names a new chair, and every year that appointment signals the trade organization's top priorities for the next 12 months. Last year it tapped CBS Interactive Chief Revenue Officer David Morris, indicating its intent on bringing more premium publishers and the advertisers they attract into the programmatic pool. This year the IAB has appointed Lauren Wiener, president of buyer platforms at video ad network Tremor Video, cuing its concentration on video ads and TV ads that can be sold and targeted like digital ads.Video and TV, which are more lucrative than display and banner ads, have become chief concerns for the IAB because making money is another. The theme of the IAB's Annual Leadership Meeting this year, which kicks off on Sunday, is "The Next $50 Billion," a reference to the $50 billion that U.S. advertisers were on track to have spent on digital advertising last year based on the IAB's revenue studies for the first three quarters of the year.Ms. Wiener "speaks not just as an intellectual and thought leader, although she definitely is, but she speaks as a practical leader as well who is responsible for putting money in the bank and giving people jobs," said IAB President-CEO Randall Rothenberg, who said he is "deeply focused" on the blurring of the lines between TV and digital video. He pointed to Ms. Wiener's sales and operations experience as qualities that contributed to her appointment. She ran Meredith Corporation's... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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