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67th World News Media Congress · 22nd World Editors Forum · 25th World Advertising Forum

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  • Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr., Chairman, The New York Times
    Chairman, The New York Times Company & Publisher, The New York Times, USA
    Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. became publisher of The New York Times in 1992 and continues to run the Company’s flagship enterprise on a day-to-day basis. Over the past decade, he has shaped and...
  • President and Publisher, USA Today - USA
    Larry Kramer is president and publisher of USA Today.   Prior to that he was an adjunct professor of media management at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and a media consultant....
  • Nancy Lane, President, Local Media Association
    President, Local Media Association, USA
    Nancy Lane is the dynamic leader of the Local Media Association, an organization that represents nearly 3,000 newspapers and hundreds of broadcast companies, directory publishers, pure plays and...
  • CEO/Editor in Chief, Verdens Gang AS, Norway
    Torry Pedersen is CEO/Editor in Chief of Verdens Gang AS, Norway’s most read news-site/newspaper. He started his career as a journalist in Fredrikstad Blad 1981, and has more than 30 years of...
  • Martin Baron
    Executive Editor, The Washington Post, USA
    Martin “Marty” Baron became executive editor of The Washington Post on January 2, 2013. He oversees The Post’s print and digital news operations.Under Baron’s leadership, the newsrooms of three major...
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, BH Media Group - USA
    Terry J. Kroeger is the President and Chief Executive Officer of BH Media Group, and the Publisher of The Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska’s largest daily newspaper.  Mr. Kroeger has held a variety...
  • Melissa Bell
    Senior Product Manager and Executive Editor, Vox.com, USA
    Melissa Bell co-founded Vox.com in early 2014 and became the first person at Vox Media to hold both a technology and editorial title as Senior Product Manager and Executive Editor for Vox.com. Prior...
  • Emily Bell
    Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism, USA
    Emily Bell is director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. Emily worked as a leading print and online journalist and editor for over twenty years...
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, ICANN, USA
    Fadi Chehadé is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a not-for-profit, public benefit corporation with participants from all over the...
  • Marta Gleich, Executive Editor, Zero Hora, Brazil
    Executive Editor, Zero Hora, Brazil
    Marta Gleich, 52, is the executive editor of Zero Hora and seven other RBS Group newspapers in Southern Brazil. She started working for the RBS group 31 years ago, as an intern, when she was still a...
  • Director, Global Advisory WAN-IFRA
    Nick leads our most advanced digital revenue programmes, from our eRev exec programme, to our MMA e-learning, study tours and consulting. He has a particular focus on digital subscription models. He...
  • Marketing and digital development Director – Groupe Télégramme, France
    Perrine joined the Groupe Télégramme in 2012, as Group Marketing Director, where she is in charge of digital development. She is responsible for the digital revenues of head company Le Télégramme (...
  • Director Digital News Projects, Washington Post, USA
    Greg Barber has made a career of startups within news organizations. After a stint growing the digital side of the PBS NewsHour, he’s spent 11 years at The Washington Post, helping to create and...
  • President, International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), USA
    Joyce Barnathan is president of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a non-profit dedicated to advancing quality journalism worldwide. She helps develop and oversee high-impact programs...
  • Donna Barrett, Chairman, NAA, USA
    Chairman, NAA, USA
    Donna Barrett has been president and chief executive officer of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. (CNHI), a privately-held newspaper company based in Montgomery, Ala., since January 2006. CNHI...
  • Fergus Bell
    UGC and digital news gathering expert, UK
    Fergus Bell is a UGC and digital newsgathering expert who has a passion for the positive development of this content in newsrooms and the wider industry. He is the co-founder of a committee for the...
  • Head of media division, Snapchat, USA
    Nick Bell is now part of the Snapchat team. Formerly he was Senior Vice President of Digital Products at News Corporation. Bell also holds a Non-Executive position at Flock...
  • Guy Berger
    Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO, Paris, France
    Guy has many years of experience in the African media and headed the School of Journalism & Media Studies at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa and was recently appointed Director for...
  • Director of Business Intelligence, Dow Jones, USA
    David Biderman is the Director of Business Intelligence at Dow Jones, assisting on product strategy across The Wall Street Journal, Marketwatch, Barron's and the company's various B2B products. He's...
  • Director, Google-AIPG Fund for Digital Innovation in Press (FINP), France
    Ludovic Blecher has spent most of his professional career in the newspaper industry. He first worked at e-tf1 before joining Libération in 2001 as a web editor and then reporter for the website and...
  • Matt Boggie, Executive Director, R&D Lab, The New York Times, USA
    Executive Director, R&D Lab, The New York Times, USA
    Matt Boggie is the Executive Director of the R&D Lab at The New York Times. As the lab is tasked with describing the future of media and information distribution, Matt researches and...
  • Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO
    Director-General of UNESCO
    Irina Bokova, born on 12 July 1952 in Sofia (Bulgaria) has been the Director-General of UNESCO since 15 November 2009, and reelected for a second term in 2013. She is the first woman to lead the...
  • Gordon Borrell, CEO, Borrell Associates
    CEO, Borrell Associates​, USA​
    Gordon Borrell is one of the media industry’s leading analysts. He is ranked in the top 2% among Gerson Lehrman Group’s 150,000 consultants worldwide and is quoted frequently in The Wall Street...
  • Jim Brady, CEO, Sprited Media
    CEO, Sprited Media, USA
    Jim Brady is the CEO of Spirited Media, which operates the news platform Billy Penn in Philadelphia, and intends to expand soon into other cities. Before entering the pure startup world, Jim served...
  • Tomas Brunegård, President, WAN-IFRA, Sweden
    President, WAN-IFRA, Sweden
    Tomas Brunegård is the President of WAN-IFRA and former Chairman of the Board of Sweden's Stampen Group. From 2004 to 2012 he was CEO of Stampen. Previously, he was CEO of Göteborgs-Posten from 1996-...
  • David Callaway, Editor-in-Chief, USA Today, USA
    Editor-in-Chief, USA Today, USA
    David Callaway is Editor-in-Chief of USA Today, responsible for the day-to-day coverage of the news staff on three continents and across all digital and print platforms. He oversees about 300 USA...
  • Phil Chetwynd
    Global Editor-in-Chief, AFP, France
    Phil Chetwynd was appointed AFP's Paris-based Global Editor-in-Chief in October 2012. He is responsible for the output of some 1,500 text, photo and video journalists and plays a major role in...
  • Publisher/CEO, Alpha Media Holdings, Zimbabwe
    Rita Chinyoka is a seasoned business executive who brings to Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) over 20 years working experience gained in Zimbabwe and abroad.  As AMH Publisher (CEO), she oversees...
  • Editor-in-Chief, Bangkok Post, Thailand
    Pichai Chuensuksawadi is the Editor-in-Chief of The Post Publishing, which publishes the Bangkok Post, Post Today (Thai-language business daily), M2F (Free daily tabloid) and Student Weekly....
  • Liam Corcoran
    Social Media Editor, NewsWhip, Ireland
    Liam Corcoran is NewsWhip's Social Media Editor. Used by some of the world's leading digital newsrooms, NewsWhip's technology tracks the spread of millions of stories, videos, and other content...
  • Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre - South Carolina, USA
    Randy Covington is director of the WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre at the University of South Carolina.  He also is on the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Journalism and...
  • Co-Founder and CEO, Wibbitz, USA
    Zohar Dayan is the Co-Founder & CEO of Wibbitz, a technology that automatically produces videos from written articles. Prior to Wibbitz, Dayan founded several start-ups and consumer facing...
  • President, DYN news agency and Vice President ADEPA (Argentina´s Press Association), Argentina
    Daniel Dessein was born in Tucumán (Argentina), in 1973. He is the president of DYN news agency, vice president of ADEPA (Argentina´s Press Association), regional vice president and member of the...
  • Ken Doctor, News Industry Analyst and Author, USA
    News Industry Analyst and Author, USA
    Ken Doctor is an analyst with a ringside seat at the greatest story ever told about the global news media industry. Fully employing more than 35 years of experience across a wide range of media, he's...
  • Editor-in-Chief, Zaman Daily, Turkey
    Ekrem Dumanlı is the editor-in-chief of the Zaman daily, one of Turkey’s largest newspapers with a daily circulation of approximately 1 million. He was detained by police on Dec. 14, 2014, apparently...
  • Chris Edwards, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, The Gazette Company, USA
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing, The Gazette Company, USA
    Chris Edwards joined The Gazette Company in May of 2009.  He oversees the sales and marketing effort for all products at The Gazette Company, including The Gazette, KCRG-TV9 and all digital...
  • R&D Director, Zaman Media Group, Turkey
    Deniz Ergürel is a technology journalist and social entrepreneur. He is currently the R&D Director of Zaman Media Group in Turkey. He leads a small team to foster innovation in the newsroom by...
  • Vice President for Sports, Business, Interactive and Entertainment News, The Associated Press, USA
    Lou Ferrara is the vice president for sports, business, interactive and entertainment news at The Associated Press. He is spearheading efforts to automate certain text content, including quarterly...
  • CEO of Gombert Consulting, USA
    Alanna Gombert is CEO of Gombert Consulting, a full service digital media consulting agency and she is Co-chair for the IAB Programmatic Council. Prior she was Head of Digital Sales and Strategy at...
  • Executive Director of News, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Denmark
    Born in 1963, Ulrik Haagerup is the Executive Director of News at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. Winning the Cavling Prize in 1990 and awarded The Order of the Dannebrog in 2012, Ulrik stays...
  • Editor-in-Chief, City Press, South Africa
    Ferial Haffajee is Editor-in-Chief of the highly rated South African Sunday newspaper City Press. She assumed the editorship in 2009 after successfully steering the investigative Mail & Guardian...
  • Mark Halperin, Co-Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics
    Co-Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics, USA
    Mark Halperin is co-managing editor of Bloomberg Politics, which leads Bloomberg’s political and policy coverage, including news, analysis, commentary, narrative, data analytics and more across all...
  • John Heilemann, Co-Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics
    Co-Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics, USA
    John Heilemann, co-managing editor of Bloomberg Politics, has covered politics, business, and their intersection for twenty-five years in America and abroad. A regular contributor to MSNBC's Morning...
  • Corporate Vice President, Interactive Media, The McClatchy Company, USA
    Chris Hendricks has been Vice President, Interactive Media at McClatchy since 1999. He joined McClatchy in 1992 as Advertising Manager, Marketing for The Fresno Bee, and the following year...
  • President and General Manager, The Washington Post, USA
    Steve Hills has made a career out of creating successful customer-focused innovation. During his tenure, Steve has developed an extraordinary record of innovations – most successful and some not. He...
  • Head of Digital Sales and VP Digital, Amedia, Norway
    Lars Hordnes has worked with digital advertising since 1996 with companies such as The Yellow Pages, Scandinavia Online, 24/7 Media and Amedia. His competencies are digital sales, sales...
  • Fred Hurkmans, Commercial and Marketing Director, NewsMaster, Belgium
    Commercial and Marketing Director, NewsMaster, Belgium
    Born in France, Dutch and living in Belgium, Fred Hurkmans joined NewsMaster in 2013. NewsMaster is a successful content marketing agency and his former employer the Rossel Group ...
  • Professor and Director, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, USA
    Jeff Jarvis is professor and director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is the author of “Geeks Bearing Gifts: Imagining New...
  • Foreign Editor, The Washington Post, USA
    Douglas Jehl is foreign editor of The Washington Post, overseeing all news coverage outside the United States. He directs a distinguished staff that includes 17 correspondents in 15 foreign bureaus....
  • Managing Director, Styria digital one, Austria
    Johann is managing director of styria digital one, the advertising arm of Austria´s number one digital publisher regarding reach. He heads a team of 60 technical developers, sales reps and engineers...
  • Robert Johansson, RTB and Programmatic manager, Schibsted, Sweden
    Head of RTB and Programmatic, Schibsted, Sweden
    Robert Johansson manages the daily operations of AdMarket for Schibsted Sweden and one of his key tasks is to make their advertising more data-driven. He develops best practices for inventory control...
  • Correspondent for Central Eastern Europe, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany
    Cathrin Kahlweit is the Correspondent for Central Eastern Europe at Süddeutsche Zeitung, where she covers Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, Slowakia, Slowenia. Cathrin has been an editor at Süddeutsche...
  • Tom Kent
    Standards Editor and Deputy Managing Editor, Associated Press, USA
    Thomas Kent is deputy managing editor and standards editor of the AP, responsible for standards of fairness and accuracy across the organization. He is currently leading a series of ethics projects...
  • Larry Kilman, Secretary General, WAN-IFRA, France
    Secretary General, WAN-IFRA, France
    Larry Kilman is the Paris-based Secretary General for the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the global organisation representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000...
  • Head of Lab, Berlinske Media, Denmark
    Anders Kring is the Head of Berlingske Media LAB. He is a former games producer who have moved through Newscorp's NDS and Zmags, before coming in on Berlingske Media as head of digital development...
  • President, Deseret Digital Media - USA
    Chris Lee became President of Deseret Digital Media (DDM) in 2013 after previously serving as General Manager of DeseretNews.com and Publisher of the Deseret News from 2010 to 2012. With CEO Clark...
  • Executive Director, International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF), USA
    Elisa Lees Munoz is the IWMF’s Executive Director. She is responsible for identifying strategic opportunities and programmatic development and fundraising.Before joining the IWMF, Munoz was executive...
  • President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America, USA
    Caroline Little is president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America, the industry’s largest trade organization. Prior to being named president in September 2011, she served as CEO, North...
  • Assistant Editor, The New York Times, USA
    Alex MacCallum is an assistant editor at The New York Times, a position she has held since August, 2014. In this role, Ms. MacCallum is in charge of leading the newsroom team that is dedicated to...
  • Robert M. McDowell, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
    Partner, Wiley Rein LLP, USA
    Mr. McDowell, former commissioner and senior member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has been an industry and government leader on a multitude of complex issues in the communications...
  • Amy Mitchell, Director of Journalism Research, Pew Research Center, USA
    Director of Journalism Research, Pew Research Center, USA
    Amy Mitchell is director of journalism research for the Pew Research Center. She is responsible for the center's research related to news and information, including the annual State of the News Media...
  • Founder, We Media
    Andrew Nachison is a writer, journalist, digital media analyst, strategist, futurist, entrepreneur, adviser and explorer. He’s founder of We Media (www.wemedia.com), a digital media company and...
  • Raju Narisetti
    Senior Vice President & Deputy Head of Strategy, News Corp, USA
    A digital media executive with a measurable track record in creating, rethinking and managing major news organisations on three continents (Asia, Europe and North America) through a mix of print,...
  • Tom Negrete, The Sacramento Bee, USA
    Director of Innovation and News Operations for The Sacramento Bee, USA
    Tom Negrete  has been focused on moving The Sacramento Bee toward personalization and leveraging reader data to improve how his newsroom serves its readers. Tom has cultivated and leveraged...
  • Editor-at-Large, POLITICO, USA
    Bill Nichols is POLITICO's Editor-at-Large and has played a senior role with the publication since its founding in 2007. He was POLITICO's managing editor from 2007 through 2012 and currently is part...
  • Miriam Grut Norrby, Investment Manager, Schibsted Growth
    Investment Manager, Schibsted Growth, Schibsted Media Group, Sweden
    Miriam Grut Norrby joined Schibsted in 2012 as an Investment Manager at Schibsted Growth. A business unit within Schibsted Media Group that invests in, and manages a portfolio of, fast...
  • Editor-in-Chief, Bergensavisen, Norway
    Anders Nyland (born 1975) has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Bergensavisen (Bergen City Tabloid) since 2009. He was Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of the Akershus Amtstidende from 2006 to...
  • Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye
    Editor, Sunday Punch, Nigeria
    Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye has over 10 years experience as an investigative journalist on different beats like politics, crime, business, health and environment.  Ogunseye, who is the first female...
  • JSK Journalism Fellow, Stanford University and founder, African skyCAM, Kenya
    Dickens Olewe is a Kenyan journalist. He was the Digital Content Manager at the Star Publications where he lead the setting up of the newspaper's website and guided the digital strategy. Olewe is the...
  • Director of Research, Reuters Institute, Oxford University, UK
    Professor Robert G Picard is a world-leading specialist on media economics and government media policies. He was formerly based in the Media Management and Transformation Center at Jönköping...
  • Manager and Editor, Center for International Media Assistance, National Endowment for Democracy, USA
    Don Podesta is the manager and editor at the Center for International Media Assistance at the National Endowment for Democracy. Formerly he was an assistant managing editor at the Washington Post,...
  • Research Fellow, WAN-IFRA/Journalism Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Australia
    Julie Posetti is an award-winning Australian journalist and academic. A former news editor, presenter and political reporter with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Posetti is...
  • Shailesh Prakash, Chief Information Officer, The Washington Post - USA
    Chief Information Officer, The Washington Post, USA
    Shailesh Prakash is the Chief Information Officer of the The Washington Post. He is a member of the Post’s central executive team and runs the engineering groups for all aspects of the Washington...
  • VP for Journalism, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, USA
    Jennifer Preston joined Knight Foundation in October 2014. Previously, Preston was an award-winning journalist for The New York Times for almost 19 years, with broad experience as a digital...
  • Founder, FayerWayer, Betazeta Networks, Aardvark Labs, and ImageMaker Studios, Chile
    Leo Prieto pioneered the internet industry in Latin America with ImageMaker, a company he founded in 1996 at age 16, that later became an award-winning web development agency working with some...
  • Courtney C. Radsch, Advocacy Director
    Advocacy Director, CPJ Committee to Protect Journalists
    Courtney C. Radsch, PhD, is a free expression advocate who works at the nexus of media, activism and technology, with a particular interest in the Middle East. Dr. Radsch has spent her career...
  • Lee Rainie, Director internet, science and technology, Pew Research Center
    Director internet, science and technology, Pew Research Center, USA
    Lee Rainie is the director of internet, science and technology research at the Pew Research Center. He gives several dozen speeches a year to government officials, media leaders, scholars and...
  • CEO, News Republic, USA
    Gilles Raymond is the CEO & Founder of News Republic, publisher of news application for smartphones, tablets, and watches. Federating more than 1,000 signed publishers worldwide such as...
  • Editorial Vice President, RBS Group, Brazil
    Marcelo Rech, 55, President of the World Editors Forum, is the first Editorial Vice President for the RBS Group, one of the leading media groups in Brazil.  With its HQ in Porto Alegre, southern...
  • Maria A. Ressa
    CEO and Executive Editor, Rappler, Philippines
    Maria A. Ressa is the CEO and Executive Editor of Rappler, a social news network which uses a hearts and minds approach to news through a unique mood navigator.  Rappler combines the best of...
  • Digital Strategy Director, Made.For.Digital, Netherlands
    Henk Rijks works as Digital Strategy Director, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has worked for global brands like l’Oreal, Danone, Philips, Shell, P&G, Gucci, as well as digital agencies...
  • Director of Analytics Innovation, The New York Times, USA
    James G. Robinson (@JamesGRobinson / akazelig.com) is the Director of Analytics Innovation at the New York Times, where he helps discover new ways to leverage audience insights as part of the company...
  • Executive Director, The American Press Institute, USA
    An author, journalist, researcher and media critic, Tom Rosenstiel is one of the nation's most recognized thinkers on the future of media. Before joining the American Press Institute in January 2013...
  • Carolina Rossini, Vice President for International Policy and Strategy
    Vice President for International Policy and Strategy, Public Knowledge, Brazil
    She is a Brazilian lawyer with 15 years of experience in Internet and intellectual property law and policy. Previously, Carolina was a Project Director at New America Foundation’s Open Technology...
  • Director, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, USA
    Gerard Ryle is the director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (www.icij.org) in Washington, an organization that brings investigative reporters from around the world to...
  • Baghdad bureau chief for The Associated Press, USA
    Vivian Salama is Baghdad bureau chief for The Associated Press. For more than a decade, Salama has worked as a television and print journalist across the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia....
  • Javier Fernández-Samaniego, Managing Partner of Bird & Bird LLP
    Managing Partner of Bird & Bird LLP, Spain
    Javier is Managing Partner of Bird & Bird LLP office in Madrid and Head of the Information Technology, Commercial and Dispute Resolution groups in Spain.Javier advises a wide range of Spanish and...
  • Media Executive, USA
    Vivian Schiller is a media and technology executive with over 25 years of experience. Most recently as Global Chair of News at Twitter, in this role Schiller led the company’s strategy for news and...
  • Chief Data Scientist, Chartbeat, USA
    Josh Schwartz is Chief Data Scientist at Chartbeat, where he develops infrastructure and algorithms for Chartbeat's new generation of products. In a prior life, he researched machine learning,...
  • Juan Señor, Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
    Partner, Innovation International Media Consulting Group, UK
    Juan Señor is a Partner at Innovation Media Consulting Group based in London. He is also a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University. As a Partner at Innovation he has directed projects all over the world...
  • Counselor of the Department
    Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., was appointed Counselor of the Department by Secretary Kerry on December 24, 2013. Ambassador Shannon had served briefly as Senior Advisor to the Secretary following his...
  • Director, Global Advisory, WAN-IFRA, Germany
    Ben joins WAN-IFRA's team to strengthen its mission of being the knowledge hub for the news media industry. As a leading expert on digital media, he has the task of providing independent advice on...
  • J. Tom Shaw, Chief Digital Officer, Shaw Media
    Chief Digital Officer, Shaw Media, USA
    In 1998 Tom started in radio as an advertising account executive in Colorado Springs. He moved up to the Denver radio market in 2000, and then worked in television at Univision Colorado, the Spanish...
  • Social Media Editor, USA TODAY Sports, USA
    Tanya Sichynsky is a Social Media Editor at USA TODAY Sports. Prior to joining USA TODAY Sports, she covered University of Georgia athletics and Atlanta professional teams for the Atlanta-...
  • President and Publisher, Richmond Times-Dispatch - Vice President, Richmond Group, BH Media Group - USA
    In June 2012, BH Media Group named Tom to its leadership team as the vice president of its new Richmond Group. The appointment occurred shortly after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway acquired the...
  • COO and President, Some Spider LLC, USA
    Paul Smurl joined Some Spider in May 2015. The Start-Up is launching and operating multiple identity-based digital brands each anchored by relevant content, community and soon commerce. Smurl ...
  • Creative Lead and Game Developer, Gannett, USA
  • Editorial Director, Vox Media, USA
    Lockhart Steele is the editorial director of Vox Media, overseeing editorial content across all seven brands published by Vox Media: The Verge, Vox.com, SB Nation, Curbed, Eater, Racked, and Polygon...
  • Head of Programmatic Trading TMG, Netherlands
    Remco has 9 years experience in programmatic trading & ad exchanges. He worked for several leading companies on both supply and demand side such as Telegraaf Media Groep, Sanoma Media, eBay...
  • CEO, DailyMail.com North America, USA
    Jon Steinberg is the Chief Executive Officer of DailyMail.com North America. DailyMail.com is the world’s largest English language newspaper website with over 225 million visitors per month with 75...
  • CEO, Guardian US, USA
    Eamonn Store joined Guardian US as CEO in September 2014. Previously he was President, Agency Development at MEC, a GroupM company. He joined MEC in 2005 as Managing Director, Global Solutions and...
  • CEO, Sanoma Mobile Development Centre Ltd, Hungary
    Sanoma’s Mobile Development Centre was established four years ago to replicate and reuse mobile assets across the Sanoma Group. Headed by Tamás Szépvölgyi, the Centre established a shared code...
  • Senior Vice-President, Ooyala, USA
    As Senior Vice-President for Adtech, Sorosh Tavakoli oversees all of Ooyala’s advertising technology. Tavakoli was the founder and CEO of Videoplaza, developing the successful advertising platform...
  • Partner, Holland & Knight's, USA
    Chuck Tobin is a partner in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office, and he chairs the law firm's National Media Practice Team. A former journalist, Mr. Tobin appears in courts around the...
  • Research Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University, USA
    Claire Wardle is the Research Director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. She is also a co-founder of Eyewitness Media Hub. She has been researching UGC, social media,...
  • Aidan White, Director, The Ethical Journalism Network
    Director, The Ethical Journalism Network
    Aidan White is a journalist. He is Director of the Ethical Journalism Network, a global campaign promoting good governance and ethical conduct in media. He was the General Secretary of the...
  • Brad White, Director of Global Media Affairs at ICANN
    Director of Global Media Affairs at ICANN, USA
    Creator of pro-active international media relations and public affairs strategies involving traditional and social media. Emmy-award winning network television journalist. Professional senior staff...
  • President, Hearst Magazines Digital Media, USA
    Troy Young is president of Hearst Magazines Digital Media. In this position, Young oversees the digital content, technology, operations, product, and business development strategies for the magazine...
  • Zaffar Abbas, Editor, Dawn, Pakistan
    Editor, Dawn, Pakistan
    Zaffar Abbas is the Editor of Dawn, Pakistan's oldest and most prestigious English language newspaper. This is his 35th year in journalism. During this period he has worked for a number of national...

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  • 01 Jun 2015 - 03 Jun 2015
    Washington, D.C.
    USA

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