2016 Predictions: Axonix

Over the past few years, you’ll probably have heard the same message a lot: ‘next year is the year programmatic becomes mainstream’, but we’re firmly past that stage now. Programmatic is here, and it’s here to stay. In fact, eMarketer estimates automated ads will account for nearly 60 per cent of the UK’s digital display…

Facebook’s Q2 2015 financial results

Facebook’s Q2 2015 financial results

Donal Kane, head of product at Axonix – Telefonica’s mobile ad business – explains why Facebook’s anticipated Q2 earnings reveals the brand’s continued focus on driving revenues and growth around mobile engagement. It’s evidently a lucrative approach. Its last set of results saw income from mobile advertising nudge nearly three quarters of its total revenue and…

Engaging Through Mobile – The Rise Of Enriched Data and Tailored Ad Formats

Engaging Through Mobile – The Rise Of Enriched Data and Tailored Ad Formats

As mobile usage overtakes desktop, mobile advertising is now undoubtedly the most efficient and effective way to target your existing customers and new prospects whenever and wherever they are. But how do this most effectively? Engagement must now be engineered through the use of programmatic tools and programmatic advertising through private ad exchanges brings the…

Simon Bailey

Simon Bailey takes helm of Telefónica-backed mobile ad exchange and closes in on publisher deals

Telefónica-backed mobile ad exchange Axonix has appointed Simon Bailey to the role of chief executive, replacing former boss Simon Birkenhead who has left the business. Bailey was previously chief commercial officer of the company and will not be directly replaced, but his role will be split across four senior commercial directors. Birkenhead, who joined the programmatic…