VeNA names new APAC advertising ops and technology director
By Digital News Asia March 1, 2013
- Jahn Erdogan appointed to newly created role based in Sydney
- VeNA expecting 25-50% growth in multiple markets across Asia Pacific
ONLINE video and entertainment company VeNA has hired Jahn Erdogan (pic) as its Asia Pacific director of advertising operations and technology, a newly created position based in Sydney.
Commenting on the appointment, chief operating officer James Zipeure said the Erdogan would be a key executive in the VeNA network.
“Jahn’s primary focus will be managing the increasing technology and product needs of both advertisers and publishers. His experience at Channel 10 and also in the wider industry makes him the ideal choice for this key role,” he added.
Erdogan said that online video will be the fastest growing medium over the next four years. “In 2013 we expect growth of 25% in some markets, with others up to 50% growth. VeNA is taking the lead in driving much of this growth and my new role across APAC is a great opportunity,” he claimed.
Prior to VeNA, Erdogane was a senior digital advertising executive at Australia’s Channel Ten, managing digital and mobile campaigns and sponsorships on flagship programs from sale to post-analysis, including Master Chef, Biggest Loser and The Renovators.
He has also worked with on-air and digital teams and production partners including Fremantle, Shine and outside clients to ensure sponsorships were executed and delivered to expectations.
VeNA claims to be the largest premium video and social gaming advertising and technology sales network across the Asia Pacific region, delivering advertisers access to over 1 billion engaged consumers.
Aggregating the best in video and game content from over 1,950 brand safe sites, much of VeNA’s reach is exclusive and includes key publishers YuMe, Acknowledge, Justin.tv, Miniclip.com SEA plus technology platform partners Adap.tv, AiMatch, Innovid and Pixolut.
For more information, click here.