The 2018 FUSE Media Summit Award Winners
Last week, digital media execs from leading companies came together at the FUSE Media Summit to discuss the big challenges and opportunities facing the industry and evaluate the technologies that will uplift their businesses. The summit, held Oct. 1-3 in Center City Philadelphia, also hosted some of the most forward-thinking technology companies serving the media space today to present their solutions and share their insight, giving attendees a chance to probe potential solutions and learn more about the tools that could help them transform their businesses.
Every year, FUSE Media Summit asks attendees to vote on some of the best presenters and products they hear about while at this event. Here is a closer look at the people and companies they believe were the most interesting, with the most potential to have a major impact on their businesses in the future.
Boardroom Case Study Winners
In Boardroom Case Studies, attendees break out into small groups alongside their peers, reviewing case studies from technology vendors with a focus on practical, real-life examples of how other media executives are leveraging various technologies. These off-the-record sessions are a chance for executives to learn and ask questions from both their fellow attendees and tech providers.
MAZ Systems - Best Boardroom Case Study (Content)
MAZ Systems is a content logistics company that helps publishers efficiently curate, segment, and publish their content across platforms and devices.
Parse.ly - Best Boardroom Case Study (Marketing & Data)
Parse.ly puts content analytics into a user-friendly dashboard, allowing publishers easier access to data and valuable insights from across brands and websites.
Breeze Ad Ops - Best Boardroom Case Study (Ad Tech)
Breeze specializes in automating the advertising operations within media organizations, with powerful tracking tools built in.
Naytev - Startup Derby Winner
Every year at FUSE Media Summit, startup technology companies serving the publishing and media space are invited to present their vision for solving the industry’s problems today — and tomorrow. Naytev was voted this year’s best startup. Naytev is a social media management platform that uses AI and automation to optimize the packaging and distribution of social content.
Jebbit - Company to Watch
This award tracks the media tech company that attendees think will make the most substantial impact on the industry. Jebbit was voted the company to watch at the summit. The company’s platform powers interactive mobile experiences and uses the data generated and analyzed to help drive revenue for publishers.
David Newcorn - Most Outstanding Attendee
Each year FUSE Media recognizes an attendee that contributes positively to the overall summit experience by asking questions and adding to the conversation. Chosen by the FUSE Media Advisory Board, this year we recognize Dave Newcorn, SVP, digital and data at PMMI Media Group. David has 20-plus years of experience in building B2B digital media businesses and leads a cross-functional teams of sales, marketing, editorial, and production staffs to drive successful implementation at PMMI.