Sean Blanchfield, CEO and co-founder of PageFair
Topic: Smarter Ads
Timeslot: April 28th – 14:00
Stage: Main Stage
Session title: The New World of Ad Blockers
Session description: This presentation will reveal PageFair’s latest analysis of how adblocking is growing, and why people are adopting it. It will show how adblocking threatens the websites that adblock users love the most, how it unfairly threatens the future of the free web, and what some publishers are doing to defend themselves.
Sean Blanchfield is a technologist and entrepreneur from Dublin, Ireland. He started his first company when he was 19 years old, and is today the CEO and co-founder of PageFair, where he helps web publishers stop revenue loss due to adblocking. Every month, he organizes Techpreneurs, an informal but invite-only meetup for Dublin startup founders. He also writes occasional columns for Sunday newspapers, tries to help young startups where he can, and very occasionally invest.