This M&A tracker documents M&A activity from 2014 onwards by key stakeholders in today’s advertising market (i.e., advertising agencies, broadcast groups, online companies, and telco groups).
The Analyst Team
Kia Ling Teoh
Senior Analyst, Advertising
As part of Omdia's media and entertainment team, Kia Ling Teoh covers global advertising, channels, and programming research, with specific interests in traditional TV’s digital extensions and content strategies. Her research focuses on the development of the advertising and television programming markets including, but not limited to, key markets in Asia Pacific.
Kia Ling provides analysis and forecasts on subjects such as TV broadcasters’ advertising revenues, including those from linear TV and ad-supported online video, and programming spend. She is widely quoted in media publications and has authored topical reports covering advertising M&A and TV and online video markets in China, Indonesia, and India. She is based in Penang, Malaysia, and joined Omdia in April 2014. Prior to joining Omdia, Kia Ling was a lead analyst at the Governance, Risk, and Compliance division of Thomson Reuters. She holds a Master of Science in international business management from University of Kent, UK. She is fluent in English, Chinese Mandarin, and Malay.
Senior Principal Analyst, TV, Video and Advertising
Marija Masalskis is a senior principal analyst for TV, Video and Advertising. She is based in Los Angeles and leads US market research across pay TV and online video, advertising and studio strategy.
Marija first joined Screen Digest (now part of Omdia) in 2007 in London, covering online video, digital music and connected devices research areas. During her tenure as the director of research for the New York based trade association Digital Content Next (formerly the Online Publishers Association), Marija compiled 2013-2015 annual and quarterly industry benchmarking studies and represented DCN on the Media Ratings Council and the board of the Advertising Research Foundation. Prior to returning to Omdia in 2020, Marija also worked in ad tech at the San Francisco branch of Index Exchange, a supply-side optimization platform.
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