Talking Pre-Roll

Speaking as a consumer of online video, I’m no fan of pre-roll, also known as force feeding. But some of these guys are. Let’s listen…

According to Beet.TV, the panel above is comprised of Michael Learmonth of Ad Age; Micheal Mathieu, CEO of video ad network YuMe; Rob Norman, CEO of WPP’s GroupM; Robert Davis of Ogilvy; and John McCarus of Digitas.
I like how Davis goes to bat here for Interactive and what he calls “experience driving.”
“If the promise of the Internet is just over-the-top programming, or another way to sit back, I think we miss the opportunity,” Davis concludes.

About David Burn

Native Nebraskan seeking the perfect pale ale in the Pacific Northwest. Disc golfer. Fan of Kurt Vonnegut, community radio and wolves in the wild. Copywriter and brand strategist at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp.