It takes an agile mind to look into the future and see what’s coming. At AOL, we discuss every possible scenario with advertising, creative and digital visionaries.

Upcoming Events
Sat, Sep. 6 to Wed, Sep. 10
Pier 48, San Francisco, CA
TechCrunch Disrupt is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year.
Sat, Oct. 18 to Tue, Oct. 21
Old Billingsgate, London
For the second time ever, the famed TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon and conference is moving across the Atlantic to one of Europe’s hottest technology hubs: London.
Fri, Nov. 7 to Sat, Nov. 8
The Javits Center, New York, NY
Experience the future of technology at this premier hands-on event for fans.
The Wanamaker Place Project
The innovative spirit of John Wanamaker, the legendary retailer, whose New York storefront we now call home, lives on in our growing portfolio of premium ad formats - The Wanamaker Place Project.

Learn more about our formats

The Barbell

Putting together a powerful digital strategy isn’t for lightweights. You need great content, balanced by sophisticated programmatic buying—not to mention strong brands and the technological muscle to hoist it all off the ground.

This unprecedented combination of strength and balance across the digital advertising spectrum is what we call our Barbell Strategy, and it’s changing the way our industry works. Already, we’re using it to lift up some of the world’s most recognizable brands.

We’d be happy to do it for you


Creativity comes in endless forms and all of them interest our digital prophet, David Shing. Take a whirlwind tour of big ideas with Shingy as he discusses everything from architecture to Zen with some of the world’s most imaginative minds.

Featured Shingerviews

Award Winning Actor
GM of the Houston Rockets
Grammy Award Winning Artist
AOL Voices with David Bell

David Bell, chairman emeritus of the Interpublic Group, hosts a casual, insightful and often surprising look at the advertising business. From Madison Avenue to the beaches of Cannes, David sits down with people who’ve shaped the industry’s past and are influencing its future.

Featured AOL Voices

Global CEO, Havas
Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather
CCO, Leo Burnett
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RT @aromanonj: Internet of things solutions will grow from $1.9 trillion in 2013 to $7.1 trillion in 2020 via @IDC. …
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RT @AOL_Inc: Today, @MAKERSwomen launches Susan Sygall, CEO @MobilityINTL on her path to helping disabled women #MAK…
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RT @bradblosat: My MAN BRAD!!!! @AOLAdvertising's SVP, East Coast Sales, @dbelders elected to @AdClubNY's Board of Directors.…
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Congrats to @AOL_Inc's Assistant General Counsel, Uche Ndumele, named to @lawyersofcolor's 2nd Annual Hot List 2014.
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WATCH: #MakersMonday launches new @Makerswomen, Susan Sygall, CEO @MobilityINTL on her path to helping disabled women
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READ: @HuffingtonPost's @yaoshiang in @iptvnews on how video is a linchpin of HuffPost's multimedia growth strategy.
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#CPG marketers are going #digital with loyalty programs and using 3rd-party data efforts to connect with consumers.
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RT @shingy: Now this was a fun and inspiring interview I did with @reiinamoto recently. - he is simply awesome
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Great story by @reiinamoto
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Now this was a fun and inspiring interview I did with @reiinamoto recently. - he is simply awesome
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Was off the grid for 2 weeks, but came back to this fun interview I did with @Yintegrated from Campbells:
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RT @AOLAdvertising: Congrats Marta! @MM728 named @AOL_Inc's Global Head of Video Sales. Felicidades!…
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