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Why Media Agencies Have to Shed Tradition as Fast as Possible

Albert Einstein once said "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." It's clear that media agencies are at a crossroads, so for those of us in the industry, as we begin 2017, it's great time to reassess our role so we can continue to, as Einstein

Here Are the Most Indispensable Executives in Marketing, Media and Tech

Marketing chiefs represent the single largest cohort in this year’s 
Adweek 50, our annual list of the most indispensable executives behind the CEO across the marketing, media and tech disciplines.

How Jonathan Mildenhall Found His Higher Purpose by Taking a Chance on Airbnb

In 2011, on a lark, Jonathan Mildenhall tried Airbnb for the first time.

Why Vox Media Is Embracing New Platforms Like VR and 360 Video


As Marketing Gets More Important at IBM, It Names Its First Chief Marketing Officer

IBM has name Michelle Peluso to serve as its vp and chief marketing officer, a new title for the company. Peluso will report to Jon Iwata, svp of marketing and communications at IBM, and will begin in the new role on Oct. 3. 

Q&A: Nike’s CMO on the Brand’s Olympics Campaign Highlighting All Kinds of Athletes

Nike's latest campaign, from Wieden + Kennedy in Portland, might be one of the brand's most inclusive yet. Featuring a variety of athletes from Chris Mosier, the first transgender athlete to make a U.S.

4 Things Agencies of Record Can Do to Survive the Trend of ‘Projectization’

We've all been there. A big brand puts its business into review and everyone goes for it, only to find out the piece of business is just that: a piece. Meanwhile, any number of specialist agencies shares all the other pieces: media, PR, digital, mobile, social, experiential—you name it. It's like a flock of ducks pecking away at a single piece of bread.

Why You Should Be Ready to Talk About Data This Year at Cannes

Data is arguably the most disruptive force in digital advertising today.

After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Ever

A good thing about getting old in this business is that you've actually lived through all the changes and survived the perennial predictions of ad agency extinction.

3 Collaborative Ways the Ad Industry Can Embrace Emerging Tech

The client/agency/vendor model continues to be flipped on its head every day. Case in point: Late last month, Adweek published a story about the uptick in West Coast agencies building out their own virtual reality labs for experimentation.