A DCN members-only series of events designed to dig deeply into how DCN's premium publisher members are managing various aspects of the technology and product areas of their businesses. DCN members will have time during the event to share their insights and expertise and to help each other with practical, in-depth information for their businesses.
The Five Tech and Product Innovations Essential to Thrive in the Uncertain Future
The pandemic, combined with ongoing changes in ad tech, have created unprecedented uncertainty in the advertising climate for publishers. In this interactive discussion, Britepool CEO Dave Moore will discuss specific strategies for retaining and growing revenues with Craig Kostilec, Conde Nast's Chief Business Officer for U.S. Advertising and Global Advertising Solutions. To provide insights to fellow DCN members, Kostilec will address the ways in which he is leveraging new technologies, and new ways of doing business, to capture greater fourth-quarter advertising revenues and succeed in the coming years.
Craig Kostelic is Chief Business Officer, U.S. Advertising Revenue and Head of Global Advertising Solutions, Conde Nast, heading up all advertising sales across the Condé Nast portfolio. He most recently served as the chief business officer of The Lifestyle Collection, including The Food Innovation Group (Bon Appétit and Epicurious), Architectural Digest, Condé Nast Traveler and SELF, overseeing all revenue and brand development for the collection of brands.
Previously, Kostelic served as head of revenue and head of digital for The Food Innovation Group. Under his sales and digital leadership, The Food Innovation Group hit record highs in terms of revenue, profitability and digital audience growth. Prior to his role at the Food Innovation Group, Kostelic also served as digital advertising director at Condé Nast Traveler, where he was responsible for all digital revenue streams and oversaw the launch of CNTraveler.com.
Before joining Conde Nast, Kostelic worked at Google where he was responsible for developing and managing national strategic sales for Mobile Display within the automotive vertical. Prior to Google, Craig held numerous sales and marketing roles at Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson.
David J. Moore, Chief Executive Officer, BritePool, founded BritePool to address the dual problems of poor identity targeting, resulting from inaccurate third-party cookies, and changing consumer attitudes toward privacy. With over 35 years of experience in media and technology, Dave finds new ways of making technologies work for marketers. Prior to joining BritePool, Dave served as Chairman of Xaxis and President of WPP Digital. Earlier, he was the founder, Chairman, and CEO of 24/7 Real Media which he sold to WPP for over $650 million.
Dave has also served as Chairman of the Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Chairman of the IAB Tech Lab.