Paul has spent over 30 years in advertising, initially working at Sky in their first ad sales team. He has worked for multiple digital startups, including his own that was sold to Sky in 2006 and a video platform that was sold to Collective (US based adtech company) in 2011. He has worked for publishers (Bauer), tech companies (AOL), consultancies and advertisers. 

Previously, Paul was Director of International at iAd (Apple’s Mobile Ad Platform) and prior to that was Chief Digital Officer at Omnicom Media Group. Paul is a passionate advocate of the need for ethics in adtech and is a regular speaker and judge at industry events.

Judging panel

Nick Reid

EMEA Head of Agency

Cadi Jones

Commercial Innovation Director
Clear Channel UK

Ellie Edwards Scott

Digital Consultant
Glomex Ltd

Lara Izlan

Director, Commercial Platforms & Operations
Auto Trader UK

Simon Halstead

Head of Open Demand EMEA
Oath Ad Platforms

Dora Michail

Managing Director, Digital
Telegraph Media Group

James Diba

Client Partner
The Programmatic Advisory

Joanna Burton

VP European Strategy

Greg Carroll

‎Director of Programmatic Advertising UK

Paul Wright


Henry Eccles

Head of UK Commerce, Global Partnerships EMEA

Matt O'Neill

General Manager
The Media Trust