LKQD Technologies Named SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Campaign Management Platform


By Rachel Scott

LKQD Technologies Named SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Campaign Management Platform

LKQD Platform earns prestigious industry recognition

Foothill Ranch, CA (May 8, 2018) – LKQD Technologies, a leading video advertising infrastructure company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Digital LLC, which is owned by Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST), today announces that the LKQD Platform was named a 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards finalist in the Best Campaign Management Platform category. Finalists represent the best products, technologies, and services in software, information and business technology.

Hundreds of companies leverage LKQD’s video platform to power their digital video advertising businesses across desktop, mobile, and connected TV. Ranked among the top five video ad platforms*, the company’s technology integrates an end-to-end suite of video advertising solutions for publishers and connects leading advertisers to quality, scalable inventory. (*Reach to desktop and mobile viewers, comScore Video Metrix, Video Ad Ecosystem, US Rankings).

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology. The LKQD Platform was honored as one of 167 finalists across the 52 business technology categories.

“Since our first product release in 2014, we’ve continued to invest and expand the LKQD platform to keep ahead of the curve and solve some of the toughest challenges our customers face as they scale their video advertising across screens,“ said Brian DeFrancesco, Head of LKQD and SVP, Nexstar Digital LLC. “As a product and technology focused company, we’re honored to be named a CODiE finalist, as it represents our commitment to continual innovation and provides independent recognition of the strength of our platform.”

“The 2018 CODiE Award finalists are some of the most innovative, high-impact products in the market. We are happy to recognize these products and the power they have to transform the future of how we do business.” said Ken Wasch, President of SIIA.

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-recognized awards program. Business technology leaders including senior executives, analysts, media, consultants and investors evaluate assigned products during the first-round review which determines the finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products and the scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners. Winners will be announced during the  Business Technology CODiE Award Celebration at the SIIA Annual Conference & CODiE Awards, June 12 in San Francisco.

Details about each finalist are listed at

About LKQD Technologies

LKQD builds technology that improves video advertising. The Company’s open infrastructure powers a flexible and scalable end-to-end technology stack that enables digital video sellers and buyers to build and grow their businesses. LKQD’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) technology provides a suite of integrated solutions from centralized ad serving, data management and advanced reporting, to highly scalable inventory and demand. Hundreds of companies leverage LKQD’s technology to power their entire video advertising businesses and customize solutions to efficiently scale across mobile, desktop, and connected TV.

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 169 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 100 markets or nearly 39% of all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. For more information please visit


LKQD Technologies
Christine Schoultz, (949) 916-3899

SIIA Communications
Benjamin Price, 703.909.4034