AdWeek: DDB’s Digital Exec on Creating for Instagram and Lovin’ It

DDB’s Azher Ahmed is a part of the creative team working for brands like State Farm Insurance (consumers might recall the “discount doublecheck”) and he is at SXSW talking with clients about digital strategies. Also, DDB parent company Omnicom Group, which is merging with Publicis Groupe, just signed a deal worth $40 million to market …

Mobile Marketer: Independent mobile ad networks cast around for survival net

“I think the challenge [with native], particularly for the mobile ad networks, is what their native capability is and how much they can really support in terms of richness within the native piece,” said Azher Ahmed, senior vice president and director of digital operations at DDB Chicago.