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Programmatic Lead

Paul has over 16 years experience in the advertising sector with the last 9 spent in programmatic. Having worked for market leading brands such as Reuters, The Daily Telegraph, City AM and several Ad start ups that successfully exited. Paul first moved into the world of AdTech when he helped to launch what was one of the first global mobile DSPs called StrikeAd that was later sold to Sizmek. Post this role, Paul joined the digital identity startup AdBrain that was later sold to The Trade Desk as one of their first commercial leads. Since then, Paul has held a number of senior positions at programmatic companies such as The Rubicon Project, PubMatic & Oath. Shortlisted by the drum in 2017 as one of the most influential people in the digital advertising sector, Paul sits on the Captify advisory board, is a mentor at the Programmatic Advisory and is regularly asked to moderate or participate on panels about how automation is changing the advertising ecosystem. Paul currently resides at News U.K. owned video AdTech company Unruly where he leads their programmatic strategy.

Judging panel

Marco Bertozzi

VP Europe

Ryan Buckley

Head of Programmatic
Hearst UK

David Billings

Head of Programmatic UKI
Accenture UK and Ireland

Rory Paterson

Global Head, Programmatic & MarTech

Danielle Darko

Global Programmatic Associate Director

Katie Field

Head of Programmatic

Ben Walmsley

Commercial Director - Publishing
News UK

Dee Frew

Associate Director
Publicis Media

David Goddard

VP, Global Programmatic Strategy

Vincent Tessier

VP Demand EMEA
adsquare GmbH

Nigel Gilbert

VP of strategic development

Fern Potter

Managing Director
Neo Media World

Niki Stoker

Consultant & Founder
Rabbit & Hare

Paul Gubbins

Programmatic Lead

Lloyd Greenfield

Client Partner
The Programmatic Advisory

julia Smith

Director of Communications

Jessica Barrett

Global Head of Programmatic
Financial Times

Ellie Edwards-Scott

Co-Founder & Digital Consultant
The Advisory Collective

Cadi Jones

Commercial Director EMEA

Andreas Dooley

Commercial Director UK