BrightRoll Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner for Third Consecutive Year
August 2, 2012
Recognized for Creating Technology Innovations for the Global Silicon Valley
SAN FRANCISCO – BrightRoll, the world’s largest provider of digital video advertising services, today announced it was chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst peers, game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn editorial team and global industry experts selected BrightRoll based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
BrightRoll and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies were honored at AlwaysOn’s tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23, 2012.
This two-day executive gathering highlighted the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The goal of the Innovation Summit is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 companies have been shaken up by the recent surge in on-demand and mobile innovation. This year’s crop of robust, innovative applications has launched a complex world of interconnected, sophisticated data being used by a voracious consumer and business userbase. Coupled with a massive smartphone and tablet adoption, the opportunities for this year’s winners are unlimited,” said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “The 2012 AlwaysOn Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners are selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
BrightRoll helps brands navigate the changing video viewerscape and build strong engagement by connecting with audiences anytime, anywhere across the four digital screens (computer, smartphone, tablet and connected TV) used by consumers in their everyday lives. The company has access to billions of monthly digital video impressions across the globe through its network and exchange (BRX). BrightRoll had the highest number of unique viewers of any video ad property in June according to comScore, with more than 109 million unique U.S. viewers.
“We’re honored to be represented on the prestigious AlwaysOn Global 250 list for the third year in a row,” said Tod Sacerdoti, CEO and founder of BrightRoll. “Our commitment to innovating digital video advertising technology and providing the industry’s leading research to enable advertisers to reach campaign goals is reinforced by the inclusion of BrightRoll on this list.”
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-AlwaysOn-Global-250-Top-Private-Companies