AdColony is a mobile video advertising company whose proprietary Instant-Play™ technology serves razor sharp, full-screen video ads instantly in HD across its network of iOS and Android apps, eliminating the biggest pain points in mobile video advertising: long load times and grainy, choppy video. As a leading mobile video advertising and monetization platform, AdColony works with both Fortune 500 brands and more than half of the top grossing publishers in the App Store. The company’s reach, targeting and optimization tools and services provide advertisers with a superior way to engage mobile audiences at scale. AdColony’s app developer tools and services provide publishing partners with ways to maximize monetization while gaining insight needed to continuously optimize content and advertising offerings. AdColony is a division of Opera Mediaworks and has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, New York and London. AdColony was listed in the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list. 
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Employee Rating

4.2
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyOtello Corporation
HQLos Angeles, CA, US
Websiteadcolony.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
AdColony is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, US

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Key People/Management at AdColony

Lars Boilesen

Lars Boilesen

Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Bullen

Thomas Bullen

Chief Financial Officer
Andrzej Dzius

Andrzej Dzius

Chief Technology Officer
Camila Franklin

Camila Franklin

Chief Operations Officer
Tabitha Britt

Tabitha Britt

Chief Human Resources Officer
Tom Simpson

Tom Simpson

SVP of Brand & Exchange, APAC
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AdColony Office Locations

AdColony has offices in Los Angeles, Bellevue, New York, San Mateo and in 16 other locations
Los Angeles, CA, US (HQ)
1888 Century Park E #1450
Bellevue, WA, US
929 108th Ave NE #1400
Los Angeles, CA, US
11400 W Olympic Blvd # 1200
New York, NY, US
41 Madison Ave 30th floor
San Mateo, CA, US
901 Mariners Island Blvd #250
Sydney, AU
383 George St
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AdColony Online and Social Media Presence

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AdColony Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    80/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    85/100

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AdColony News and Updates

AdColony Again Named “Best Mobile Ad Network” by Adweek Readers

Leading marketplace for mobile campaigns recognized a second time for the strength of its client services, research and insights, creative executions, and in-app technology platform Leading marketplace for mobile campaigns recognized a second time for the strength of its client services, research an…

Digital Turbine Announces Definitive Purchase Agreement to Acquire AdColony

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Turbine, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPS) announced today that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire AdColony Holding AS ("AdColony") from Otello Corporation ASA ("Otello"), a Norway company and sole shareholder of AdColony....

Digital Turbine Acquires AdColony for $400 Million to Accelerate Growth with Strong Programmatic and Brand Exchange Business

The largest on-device media platform adds AdColony’s strong brand, user acquisition and publishing businesses to expand its collective experience, reach and suite of capabilities to benefit mobile advertisers and publishers around the globe The largest on-device media platform adds AdColony’s strong…

Otello Announces Definitive Agreement to sell AdColony to Digital Turbine

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Otello announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell AdColony to Digital Turbine, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPS) for a total estimated consideration of $400 million. Digital Turbine is a global mobile technology company,...

AdColony Sponsors Mobile Esports Trailblazer Mazer Gaming

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, is pleased to announce a new sponsorship agreement with esports organization and mobile esports leader Mazer Gaming, who field the premier Pokémon Go team and 3v3 Pokémon Go Specialist Cup Champions, now wi…

AdColony launches $5 million fund for publisher in-app monetization

AdColony, a mobile performance marketing firm, has launched a $5 million fund to encourage publishers to adopt its in-app monetization technologies.
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AdColony Blogs

AdColony Wins 14 Awards for the Marketing Magazine Group Mob-Ex Awards 2021

We are thrilled to announce that our campaigns have received 14 awards across 10 different categories at one of the most prestigious awards shows in the mobile industry, Marketing Magazine Group’s Mob-Ex Awards 2021! Our APAC team was rewarded for their innovative and highly engaging mobile campaign…

Apps versus Websites: Mobile Gamers Shift to In-App Ads and Purchasing

Mobile games and apps, in general, have been proven to amass a vast and diverse audience that is not only valuable to app developers but to brands as well. In the past few years – and particularly in the past year, as consumers spent more and more time on their phones – app usage has... The post App…

Social Features in Mobile Games

It’s no secret that mobile gaming has grown from its original, more casual use-case from the early days of Solitaire and relatively simplified (by today’s standards) Cro-Mag Rally. Games like Genshin Impact and even casual puzzle games like Two Dots and HomeScapes have offered more of a long, in-dep…

Mobile Monday: The Effects of Apple’s Privacy Changes, In-game Advertising’s Untapped Potential, Mobile Time Spent on the Rise

Digital Turbine, AdColony, and Fyber have partnered up to give you the latest news, trends, and developments in the mobile world. This week, Digital Turbine touches on how Apple’s privacy changes have affected its ad business, AdColony covers research on what brands know about in-game advertising, a…

Machine Learning in Adtech with Pawel Godula

Machine learning has become a crucial tool utilized in many industries, but what does that look like in the adtech space? In the past few years, more advertisers and platforms have been looking to machine learning in order to optimize campaigns, protect against fraud, and help consumers receive qual…

AdColony Wins Two Awards at The Drum Digital Advertising APAC 2021

We are proud to announce that our campaigns have received two awards and a highly commendable mention from The Drum Awards for Digital Advertising! Our APAC team was rewarded for their innovative and highly engaging mobile campaigns, and this is a great example of a true collaboration across multipl…
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AdColony Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are AdColony key executives?

    AdColony's key executives are Lars Boilesen, Thomas Bullen and Andrzej Dzius.

  • How many employees does AdColony have?

    AdColony has 404 employees.

  • Who are AdColony competitors?

    Competitors of AdColony include Vidsy, Otello Corporation and The Trade Desk.

  • Where is AdColony headquarters?

    AdColony headquarters is located at 1888 Century Park E #1450, Los Angeles.

  • Where are AdColony offices?

    AdColony has offices in Los Angeles, Bellevue, New York, San Mateo and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does AdColony have?

    AdColony has 26 offices.