DENVER and CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SpotX, the leading global video advertising and monetization platform, is expanding its operations with the opening of a new office in Chicago, Illinois. Located in the River North neighborhood at 515 North State Street just blocks away from the Chicago River, the office will be occupied by a growing team already located across the city.
SpotX first hired two Chicago-based employees in 2016 who have been working remotely until now, as the team has more than tripled in size with six full-time employees in the area. The new space marks the company's 25th office location in the world and primarily hosts staff from the Mid-Market and Agency Development Demand Facilitation Teams. SpotX's Demand Facilitation Team provides expert service to advertisers looking to optimize their media buys across a variety of digital platforms including mobile, desktop, and over-the-top (OTT).
"Chicago is home to a growing number of media industry players — from premium broadcasters to digital publishers and advertisers looking to reach audiences at all levels," said Matt Mittal, senior director of agency development at SpotX who has been with the company since 2016. "Adding an official office in 'the Windy City' will allow us to work more closely with our customers and assist in all their video advertising needs."
SpotX has rapidly expanded over the past twelve years and now has nearly 600 employees worldwide. The Chicago office also includes Jim Mittal (RVP, enterprise solutions), Caroline Schuster (director of brand partnerships), Mary Ashenden (director of mid-market), Gabriel Cohen (account director, agency development) and Patrycja Korkosz (senior manager, agency development).
SpotX is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. As a modern ad server with programmatic infrastructure, data enablement, and monetization solutions for OTT, outstream, and addressable TV, SpotX gives media owners and publishers the control, transparency, and actionable insights needed to understand buyer behavior, manage access and pricing, and maximize revenue. SpotX also provides advertisers with a direct pipeline to premium supply and innovative solutions for optimizing media efficiency, reach, and audience targeting. With best-in-class technology purpose-built for video, SpotX's holistic, brand-safe solution is employed by some of the largest media owners and publishers in the world including fuboTV, Microsoft Casual Games, Newsy, Samba TV, Sling TV, Vudu and partners with a variety of different companies within the digital video ecosystem including comScore, DoubleVerify, Integral Ad Science, JW Player, MediaMath, MOAT, Nielsen, Oracle, and more.
Headquartered in Denver, SpotX has nearly 600 employees in 24 offices worldwide including Amsterdam, Chicago, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, and Tokyo. In October 2017, RTL Group completed its 100% acquisition of SpotX which is currently combining its business with smartclip, a sister company. Learn more at www.spotx.tv and follow @SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Tammy Blythe Goodman