The Digital Dispatch: Live Nation, Kwittken, and JW Player

Acxiom announced MyAcxiomPartner.com, an easy-to-use self-service site that enables business owners and marketers the ability to build and launch targeted, multichannel advertising campaigns.

Conductor announced 50 new hires in Q1 and Q2, its new VP of Global sales Kerry Ancheta, an office expansion in NYC, an office opening in San Francisco, and the launch of Content Insights + Analytics.

Cutwater announced the arrival of Simone Nobili as creative director.

Deutsch LA announced that it has hired Zach Gallagher as EVP, director of digital strategy.

Drawbridge announced that Brian Ferrario has been tasked with taking the company's marketing efforts to the next level as its new vice president of marketing.

Dstillery announced the opening of a new 30,000 square foot office space in midtown Manhattan.

Evolve Media announced a partnership with Moat to help Evolve audit the viewability of all of its web properties, all of which reach more than 93 million people globally each month.

G/O Digital released the results of its new study, "Facebook Advertising: The Social Commerce Lifeline for Small Businesses."

JW Player announced that customers Baeblemusic, SnagFilms, and RiffTrax are using JW Player with Chromecast integration for their video player deployments, enabling users to interact with their content through their television sets.

Kwittken, one of the fastest growing PR agencies, announced its appointment as FreshDirect's PR Agency of Record.

Latin3 announced the launch of Social Lead Generation, a monitoring solution for sales, powered by Socialmetrix.

Live Nation hired Mike Finnegan as VP, programmatic and product innovation.

LiveIntent announced the hire of Ali Swerdlow as the company's first-ever vice president of industry relations.

PostUp announced the new hire of Robin Green as the company's vice president of sales. The announcement follows PostUp's recent rebranding and acquisition by Transition Capital Partners and Petra Capital Partners.

Republica announced its inclusion once again on Inc. magazine's exclusive list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America.

Savile Row Society (SRS) announced the addition of four new personal stylists in their New York City-based showroom.

Searchmetrics announced the appointment of Robyn Forman as vice president of marketing.

SHIFT announced the hire of agency veteran Andrea Wolinetz as vice president of agency partnerships.

Simulmedia announced that it has hired Jayme Beth Frieder as senior director of sales, a newly-created position. The company also promoted Julie Nolan to chief people officer.

Sizmek announced the acquisition of Aerify Media, a company specializing in mobile tracking and retargeting.

Vdopia announced Saurabh Bhatia as its new CEO, Srikanth Kakani as CTO, and Chhavi Upadhyay as president.

Vevo and Pinterest announced a new partnership to make it a breeze to discover, save, and watch your favorite music videos, original shows, and live concert events right on Pinterest.

Viralheat announced an integration partnership with SugarCRM.

wywy, a Germany-based cross-screen advertising and real time TV-ad tracking company, announced the appointment of Alan Ives as its vice president sales and business development, North America.

Yieldbot announced the appointment of Scott Portugal as GM of its Publisher Platform.

Editor's note: This column publishes twice per month, and we are always looking for industry announcements, so please email them to chloe@imediaconnection.com.

 

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