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, Commercial Platforms & Operations
Auto Trader UK

Nick Reid

EMEA Head of Agency

Cadi Jones

Commercial Innovation Director
Clear Channel UK

Filippo Salmaso

Global Programmatic Media Manager
Volkswagen AG

James Brown

EMEA Managing Director
Rubicon Project

Ellie Edwards Scott

Digital Consultant
Glomex 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

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'Neil

General Manager
The Media Trust