Jonas Rundgren appointed as new Managing Director for SpotX and smartclip in the Nordics

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In his new role Jonas Rundgren will succeed Mattias Spetz 

Stockholm 2 May, 2018 – Jonas Rundgren is to be the new Managing Director, Nordics for global video advertising and monetisation platforms smartclip and SpotX, leading the teams in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki. He will oversee both brands, working with agencies to provide superior monetisation for publishers using smartclip, as well as driving growth for publishers and media owners using the SpotX technology platform.

Rundgren joined smartclip in 2010 and is currently Business Development Director Northern Europe and Global Media. He will succeed Mattias Spetz who has been leading smartclip in the Nordics since the company entered the region in 2010 and supervised the merger of SpotX and smartclip in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway.

Jean-Pierre Fumagalli, General Manager EMEA at SpotX explains, “Jonas Rundgren is an extremely capable and experienced ad tech industry leader who has been delivering strong results for our business for the past eight years. He lives and breathes video advertising and knows the Nordic markets well. We are convinced that he will continue Mattias Spetz’ work and will further strengthen the position of SpotX and smartclip in the Nordic markets. At the same time we would like to thank Mattias for his effort and contribution to the company. He has been vital to the success of the business over the past eight years.”

Jonas Rundgren joined smartclip Nordics in September 2010 as Business Development Director, Nordics. He held senior positions in the online advertising industry before that including roles at AdLINK and TradeDoubler, where he specialised in publisher management, campaign management and business development.

Jonas Rundgren adds, “I’m thrilled to be spearheading the transformation we are going through with smartclip and SpotX. With our presence in the Nordic Countries, we understand – and can meet – the Nordic advertising industry’s specific requirements. I’d like to thank my predecessor Mattias, who has been a strong support in the past months to prepare for my new position.”

Mattias Spetz will stay at SpotX and smartclip in a consulting role for the remainder of this year.

About smartclip

smartclip, a leading technology company for video advertising, offers intelligent multiscreen ad solutions across various revenue channels and all user devices via its own SmartX Platform. We enable yield-optimised monetisation on Connected TV, Smart TVs, mobile devices, and the stationary web. The interplay between In-Stream and OutStream approaches allows us to develop innovative advertising opportunities for interactive brand experiences across formats, optimising performance values such as media efficiency, reach, and target group precision. In this way, smartclip’s premium partners can achieve genuine revenue optimisation. For this purpose, we offer publishers video-specific full stack and service solutions building on video specialist experience since 2008. The company with its headquarters in Hamburg is a subsidiary of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and has a comprehensive network of branches all across Europe and Latin America. smartclip is currently combining its business with SpotX, a sister company. For more information, see www.smartclip.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About SpotX

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, The Trade Desk, and more.

Headquartered in Denver, SpotX has nearly 600 employees in 24 offices worldwide including Amsterdam, 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 and LinkedIn.

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