Head of Open Demand EMEA
Oath Ad Platforms

Simon is Chairperson of IAB Europe's Programmatic Trading Committee, and has been involved in the programmatic industry since 2011.  He leads sales efforts to buyers and technology partners working with Oath Programmatic Exchanges. Prior to Oath, Simon worked at Microsoft and a number of media buying agencies and Sales Houses. He loves talking about industry developments and technology.

Judging panel

Lara Izlan

Director, Advertising Platforms & Data Solutions
Auto Trader UK

Nick Reid

Global Head of Agency Partnerships
Adobe

Cadi Jones

Commercial Innovation Director
Clear Channel UK

Filippo Salmaso

Global Programmatic Media Manager
Volkswagen AG

James Brown

EMEA Managing Director
Rubicon Project

Leo Brown

Director of Audience and Data, International
Ticketmaster / Live Nation

Dee Frew

Independent
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Ellie Edwards Scott

Digital Consultant
Digital Thirst Ltd

Simon Halstead

Head of Open Demand EMEA
Oath Ad Platforms

Dora Michail

Managing Director, Digital
Telegraph Media Group

Hossein Houssaini

Global Head of Programmatic Solutions
Havas

James Diba

Client Partner
The Programmatic Advisory

Joanna Burton

VP European Strategy
SpotX

Greg Carroll

‎Director of Programmatic Advertising UK
King

Paul Wright

CEO
iotec

Henry Eccles

Head of UK Commerce, Global Partnerships EMEA
Google

Matt O'Neil

General Manager
The Media Trust