Thank you to our 2021 DCN Next: Summit Sponsors

Sponsors are carefully considered and meet criteria that aligns with quality and trust.  These companies are working with DCN Members to drive business and we encourage you to get acquainted with them.  Click the sponsor logos below to access case studies, research and more!


Bitcentral is one of the video industry’s most trusted and innovative software providers. For more than 20 years, we have helped the biggest names in broadcasting create workflows that maximize the value of media. With our industry-changing solution FUEL™, we’re bringing our innovative approach to video to the digital world to create a dynamic curation process—and an extraordinary viewing experience. FUEL is a specialized online video platform for broadcasters, digital publishers and media companies that packages and presents timely news-like content to all digital platforms using automation tools to minimize manual effort by users.


DanAds is the Stockholm-based leading provider of self-service advertising technology, supplying publishers with white-labelled, customisable and scalable self-service platforms. Owing to the Scandinavian penchant for transparency, DanAds believes that openness between advertisers and publishers is necessary to increase engagement and drive scale. The company supplies a closed ecosystem in which all operations and data are controlled by the publisher.

DanAds was founded in 2013 and currently employs 20 full-time staff at its headquarters in Stockholm as well as more than 100 consultants worldwide. Among DanAds’s clients are some of the world’s leading traditional publishers including Hearst Magazines and Bloomberg Media Group as well as some of the largest UGC (user-generated content) platforms such as Tripadvisor and SoundCloud.

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Peo Persson

Mediagrid by IPONWEB

The MediaGrid, which is powered by IPONWEB, is a new supply curation platform that sits on top of existing programmatic infrastructure and creates an open environment where curation partners can deploy unique data and bidding intelligence against the bidstream to create differentiated buying strategies, while still working with preferred buying platforms for execution. The MediaGrid partners with major agencies, data owners, and premium publishers to restore relations between media buyers and sellers, enabling more intelligent supply curation and transforming their programmatic channels into real value drivers and points of differentiation.


MediaRadar revolutionizes ad sales by enabling sales executives spend their time pitching and closing deals, instead of researching and preparing. MediaRadar helps sellers determine the best prospects to pursue, which offerings to pitch, and how to position themselves most effectively against their competitors. MediaRadar is built on the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of multimedia advertising information available.

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Jen Wilga

Omidyar Network

Omidyar Network is a social change venture that works to reimagine critical systems and the ideas that govern them. We focus on building more inclusive and equitable societies in which individuals have the social, economic, and democratic power to thrive.


Ogury is the creator of the first advertising engine driven by user choice. Ogury is a global organization with 400+ employees across 10 countries, working with 1500+ brands and 3500+ publishers to establish a trusted digital advertising ecosystem, driven by user choice. Ogury Advertising Engine is an integrated stack of technology, from consent and preference management to user engagement, designed and optimized for branding campaigns on mobile. It uses safe data to deliver relevant ads in a brand safe and fraud-free environment.

Oracle Data Cloud

Evolving beyond the blocklist to grow the value of inventory
Imprecise and overly aggressive brand safety methods can block over 30% of suitable, relevant inventory. This results in unfairly disqualifying valuable impressions, impacting your topline revenue. In this working session, Chris Stark, Sr Director, Product Management at Oracle Data Cloud and Joy Robins, CRO at The Washington Post will discuss how the evolution of Brand Safety is adapting to nuanced ad environments to preserve opportunities, and how a holistic approach to Brand Suitability can help you:

  • Gain opportunities by evolving beyond a blocklist-only strategy
  • Build advertiser trust and illustrate a value-driven story through context
  • Balance risk against opportunity with accuracy

If you're looking to reduce reliance on third-party cookies, and make first-party data more impactful for advertisers, talk to us at Permutive. Our data management platform gives you the ability to see 100% of your audience and target them in real-time. We count BBC Global News, BuzzFeed, Insider Inc., Penske Media Corporation, the Financial Times and ESI Media among our growing list of publisher clients.


Hundreds of global and local media entities use Piano's SaaS platform to accelerate their subscription, advertising, analytics, and personalization initiatives in order to engage, monetize, and measure content experiences. With a global footprint across North America, Latin American, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific, Piano powers more than 10 million digital media subscriptions and customizes user experiences for billions of site visits for organizations such as Hearst, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, and Business Insider. In 2020, Piano won the Business Intelligence Group's Product of the Year Award, and CEO Trevor Kaufman was named "Best MarTech Company CEO" in the MarTech Breakthrough Awards Program

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Sailthru, part of CM Group’s family of brands, helps modern marketers at leading retail and media companies build deeper, longer-lasting relationships with their customers. Sailthru personalizes individual customer experiences across digital communication channels—in email, on a brand’s website and in their mobile applications. Sailthru-powered 1:1 relationships with consumers help drive higher revenue, improve customer lifetime value and reduce churn. The world’s most innovative publishers, including The Economist, Business Insider and Mashable, and the world’s fastest growing ecommerce companies, including Rent The Runway, JustFab and Alex and Ani, trust Sailthru to help them succeed.

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