September 27, 2023
‘Inclusivity & multi-stakeholder engagements central to IOAA agenda’
Pawan Bansal, Chairman, Indian Outdoor Advertising Association speaks about the apex body’s plans for deeper engagements with policy makers & regulators, brand marketers & specialist agencies, in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
July 12, 2023
‘I lived my dream working in the OOH industry’
Pramod Bhandula, Executive Chairman of JCDecaux India recollects his early days in the Indian OOH industry, the great learnings from industry veterans, and the grand debut of JCDecaux in India, in conversation with Rajiv Raghunath.
June 19, 2023
‘Always knew that OOH will create big opportunities’
Nabendu Bhattacharyya, Founder of ideacafe.agency, talks about his 3-decade journey across the OOH landscape in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
October 27, 2022
‘Let’s put pedal to the metal and go fast forward on digital’
Barry Frey, President & CEO of DPAA, shares some of the takeaways from the DPAA Global Summit held in New York on Oct 11, in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
October 10, 2022
‘Standardisation, data focus key to OOH growth’
Amanda Dorenberg, President of the Canadian Out of Home Marketing & Measurement Bureau (COMMB) shares her perspectives on digitalisation of OOH, integrated communications, scope of cross-border collaborations, and establishing industry standards in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
October 03, 2022
‘Brands & agencies see value in transit media advertising’
Alexei Tarasov, CEO of TMG, Russia’s largest transit media operator in a fireside chat with Rajiv Raghunath.
September 07, 2022
‘It’s imperative to work toward reinventing oneself every year’
Eminent Actor & Director R Madhavan in a Fireside Chat with Rajiv Raghunath at the Outdoor Advertising Convention held in Mumbai
July 15, 2022
‘Indian OOH is at the threshold of a major makeover spurred by digitisation, value-added services’
Junaid Shaikh, Managing Director of Roshanspace Brandcom says the OOH ecosystem in India is poised for transformative changes. Organisations that have ideation and innovation as the backbone of business will be the forerunners. Junaid shares his perspectives on OOH trends and developments in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
July 05, 2022
‘We see a DOOH revolution unfolding in India’
Sanket Rambhia, MD and CEO, Xtreme Media Solutions, a forerunner in the DOOH solutions business, says conditions are right for accelerated DOOH growth in India markets. “We are in the business of creating the wow factor,” says Sanket in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath, while elaborating on the strident progress of Xtreme Media in assuming a market leadership position the Indian DOOH space.
June 15, 2022
‘Improved rail passenger amenities will create more commercial opportunities including advertising’
Sudhanshu Mani, Railway Consultant & Creator of Train 18 talks about the imperative of enhancing the quality of rail passenger amenities that in turn will open up new investment opportunities for media operators and attractive options for advertisers, in conversation with Rajiv Raghunath.
May 31, 2022
‘Neuroscience has a lot to add to the hit rate of marketing & advertising’
Arvind Sahay, Professor of Marketing at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad shares deep insights on the application of neuroscience in marketing and advertising, in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath. Prof. Sahay, author of the book ‘Brands & The Brain’, explains how neuroscience can be applied to placement of OOH media. While, larger brands are more attuned to the benefits of neuromarketing, there are opportunities for smaller brands to test these waters, he says.
April 13, 2022
Programmatic is connecting DOOH to mainstream media ecosystem: Gulab Patil, Founder & CEO of Lemma
“Our endeavour is to help media owners get the best returns that encourage them to invest more in the business,” states Gulab Patil in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath. He cites how programmatic assists DOOH advertisers at different stages -- planning, real-time audience targeting and ad serving, and post-campaign analysis.
March 21, 2022
‘We think through & through as a media owner’
Mark Bracey, Co-Founder & Commercial Director of DoohClick, a state-of-the-art ad tech platform and network for OOH media owners and operators, says, “We focus on enabling our customers to do the sales and development of iconic sites, and let us do all the boring parts in the background. Because we have been in the media world, we understand the stresses & strains of being a media owner.” Delivered via a single interface, DoohClick provides complete sales support, dynamic scheduling, improved analysis and fast reporting.
March 07, 2022
‘We need to make the buying process easier; technology can do that for us’
Noomi Mehta, Chairman of Indian Outdoor Advertising Association (IOAA), talks about the apex body’s pioneering initiative to build a common currency for Indian OOH, and other game-changers in the offing, in an exclusive interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
February 03, 2022
‘We see the Metaverse as cities where people gather’
Ocean Outdoor’s foray into the Metaverse ties in with the company’s mantra of ‘Digital Cities for Digital Citizens’, states Phil Hall, Joint Managing Director of premier DOOH company Ocean Outdoor in the OOH Sure! conversation with Rajiv Raghunath of Media4Growth
December 20, 2021
‘Big media owners are investing in pDOOH because they are beginning to see incremental revenues’
Mike Cooper, Global President & CRO, Adomni shares his perspectives on the shape of things to come in the pDOOH space, in a discussion with Rajiv Raghunath
December 13, 2021
‘I see a lot of opportunities in the OOH space’
Haresh Nayak, Founder & CEO of Connect Network Inc., talks about his new venture and the emerging opportunity universe. With tech playing such an important role we are attempting to connect AdTech with MarTech to make communication more action oriented and result driven, he says.
July 30, 2021
‘Strong focus on people, data, technology key to sustained business success’
Farhan Khan, CEO of Brainchild Communications Pakistan, affiliated to Starcom Pakistan, talks about the media agency’s spectacular rise to the top in the latest RECMA media agency ranking in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath.
June 28, 2021
‘Programmatic makes DOOH flexible & agile, showcasing the superpower of this medium’
Barry Frey, President & CEO of Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) talks about emerging DOOH trends in global markets, engagements with brand marketers, and the Video Everywhere Summit coming up in October, in an interview with Rajiv Raghunath
June 02, 2021
OOH will regain 100% of its pre-pandemic audiences: Tim Bleakley, CEO, Ocean Outdoor
DOOH major Ocean Outdoor has sustained the focus on digital OOH, spectacular displays like 3D illusion, interactive technologies including haptics, content portfolio for live events, amplifying good causes, among others. Tim Bleakley says now “all brands from all categories are coming back to the medium”
May 29, 2021
‘We connect digital marketing & DOOH’
Jeff Jaraved, Co-Founder & Director of Engineering of CAASie, a self-serving ad platform that makes ‘billboards more affordable’ to advertisers of all hues, points out that the current programmatic platforms are all deal-oriented. CAASiemakes it easier for advertisers to have DOOH in their media mix, with the ease with which they buy digital media.
May 18, 2021
‘We augment the glory of Times Square’
Rafale Chang, CEO of New York-based Tiger Party which manages Times Square media assets partners advertising brands in creating great experiences on the DOOH screens
May 04, 2021
‘The demand for transparency has gone up in these Covid times’
Laetitia Lim, CEO of Quividi, one of world’s leading audience and campaign intelligence platform for DOOH and digital signage, talks about the changing contours of DOOH landscape in conversation with Rajiv Raghunath. Laetitia, who is also the Co-President of La French Tech Taiwan that promotes collaboration opportunities between France and Taiwan innovative ecosystems, sees huge scope for the convergence of DOOH and digital media.
March 22, 2021
‘Advertising when made accessible to SMEs will definitely bring revenues’
Srikanth Ramachandran, Group CEO, Moving Walls talks about the unique positioning of VideOOH.Deals platform