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SXSW 2014: Omnicom Digital’s CEO Talks Instagram Partnership

  |  March 14, 2014   |  Comments

Omnicom Digital's chief executive Jonathan Nelson discusses the recent deal with Instagram. He reveals why the partnership has happened, as well as how it will work.

Earlier this week, Omnicom revealed that it was partnering with Instagram in a major advertising deal that is worth tens of millions of dollars (there have been contradicting reports about how much exactly). Spanning an initial one-year period, the partnership marks the photo-sharing platform's first paid ad program.

But how will the partnership work? Who will control the ads? What about effectiveness measurement? ClickZ sat down with Jonathan Nelson, chief executive of Omnicom Digital, to find out the answers to the above questions and more. Watch the video below to hear what he had to say.

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Melanie White

Melanie White is the Editor of ClickZ, where she has worked since July 2012. White has been with Incisive Media (ClickZ's parent company) since 2009 where she was Deputy Editor/ US Editor for one of the financial risk management titles, International Custody and Fund Administration (later Custody Risk).

In addition, White worked on FX Week where she was a Senior Reporter. She has also worked and contributed to a number of other titles, including The Accountant, International Accounting Bulletin, the New York Post, Independent Magazine (UK), as well as the broadcast title Sunday Live with Adam Boulton at Sky News.

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