Michael Bürgi

Paran Johar Sells His Mobile Media Summits Series to French Events Company

The hardest-working man in the sector will remain CEO

If you're in the mobile business, you know who Paran Johar is. For the past six years, he's been hosting and assembling Mobile Media Summits across the country, and more…

As with every other agency CEO at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Mindshare North America's Colin Kinsella is spending 18-hour days scoping out the latest tech advancements. But he also tries to find time to play craps, which he sees as a real communal exercise (and not just because he's winning of late).

Will your dog or cat someday sport Web-connected wearables? That's what PetSmart's senior manager of integrated media Jessica Hearl is out to learn at CES.

Mainardo de Nardis, OMD Worldwide's global CEO, has been to many a CES, and he's seen it morph from a techie and hobbiest showcase to a massive bazaar where anyone with a cool idea can try to shop it to the many thousands of attendees and hundreds of brands converging on Las Vegas.

Sunglass Hut's senior director of marketing Todd Borgerson caught up with Adweek at the Omnicom Media Group party on the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show to talk about the tech that's most exciting to the Luxottica brand. A partnership with Google Glass is underway, and though it hasn't yet yielded fruit, Borgerson says he has high hopes.

PHD Worldwide CEO Mike Cooper stopped by the Omnicom Media Group party at Hyde Bellagio in Las Vegas the night before the start of the Consumer Electronics Show. He shared his thoughts on what he's looking out for at the mega-conference.

Omnicom Media Group held a party for its clients and bigwigs at Hyde Bellagio to kick off this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

Show-and-Tell Is the Name of the Game for Digital Place-Based Ad Group

CEO Barry Frey targets TV dollars through hands-on experience at industry summit

Compared to other ad-supported media, the digital side of the out-of-home media industry has enjoyed solid revenue growth. According to Miller Kaplan, digital place-based media grew 14.9 percent in the…

AOL TV Gauges Fans' Feelings on American Idol

AOL’s pop culture news site,, plans to exclusively premiere the winning version of the debut single from this season finale of American Idol at midnight Wednesday May 20. The…

Cali Lawmakers Halt Digital Billboard Ban Legislation

On April 30, California lawmakers shot down legislation that would have amounted to a de facto ban on digital billboards in the state. The bill, AB 109, had been sponsored…