AUSTIN, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Q1Media's AdExcite((TM)) Video Platform breaks a record once again by delivering 916 million paid U.S. video ads in June, achieving more than a 27% improvement on its record highs for April. The Austin-based company's total unique user reach in the U.S. jumped a spot to #6 while total video ads served climbed to #7 according to comScore's Video Metrix.
Q1Media Founder Bill Wiemann said, "Q1Media's focus on 100% viewable ad technology is continuing to pay off. Every day more and more publishers, brands and agencies are seeing the value that our proprietary units bring, allowing easy monetization, targeting and of course a reach that is among the best in the industry."
This progress represents an 82% increase quarter over quarter for Q1Media's video impressions, growing from 1,323,186 in Q1 to 2,404,107 in Q2 (see chart below).
In order to continue its growth, Q1Media has added key talent in several areas of their business adding Suzanne Tobias as their new Director of Product, Jason Appelbaum as their new Director of Marketing, Andrew Price as their new Director of Yield Optimization and their Senior Account Management team added two new reps, Taylor Waltmon and Ryan Ray.
Tobias brings 14 years of product and technology experience from Hoovers and Dun & Bradstreet to Q1Media.
Appelbaum brings 13 years of marketing and sales enablement experience from Dell Inc., Sun Microsystems and Mood Media.
Price comes to Q1Media from GSD&M, and more recently HomeAway where he managed sales operations and was a digital media analyst.
Waltmon previously served on the initial launch of the GeoCommerce team at Google Austin & New York City and was an account executive at FourSquare.
Ray provides over 7 years of media sales and production experience from Tribune Broadcasting.
In response to the growth and success of the business, Q1Media CEO Phil Banfield said, "Q1Media has done an amazing job growing the business profitably by building personal relationships with thousands of publishers and agencies. Because of this success we are adding to our amazing team to ensure the company keeps up its stellar performance."
About Q1Media, Inc.
Q1Media is a publisher-focused ad technology and sales company. Q1Media developed and operates a proprietary high impact video, display and mobile AdTech platform that creates incremental ad inventory for publishers that is 100% viewable and programmatically valuable. Q1Media works with over 1,500 premium web and mobile publisher partners. It has a reach of over 200 million unique visitors across video, mobile and display and generates over 900 million video ad views per month according to comScore Video Metrix. Q1Media works closely with DSP's, trading desks and exchanges to maximize the value and performance of this inventory, and also directly with brands and premium publishers to deliver custom, premium advertising executions.
Jason Appelbaum, Director of Marketing
Alissa Vrabel, HR Manager
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