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Digital Media Asia 2014


Digital Media Asia 2014


Sub title

Driving Innovation in News Media

Introduction to Event

Digital Media Asia 2014 gathered 280 media executives and 37 speakers from 30 different countries. Taking inspiration from the much discussed New York Times Innovation Report's key recommendations, Digital Media Asia 2014 showcased some of the hottest international trends in digital media. 

Media executives from around the globe shared their best practices insights on online content monetization, digital advertising, social media, tablet publishing, big data, and other recent digital innovations.

The conference's presentations are available to conference delegates for download here

Some short presentations summaries can be found on our Digital Media Events' blog here

We are looking forward to welcome you at Digital Media Asia 2015, in Hong Kong, on 17-20 November 2015!


Digital Media Asia: the leading digital event for Asian publishers.
Digital Media Asia (DMA) has since its launch in 2009, grown to become the largest new media conference dedicated to the news publishing industry in Asia. The event offers four focussed days of conference and masterclasses and a foyer expo. The 5th Asian Digital Media Awards will be presented during the conference.



  • Amit Garg
    Business Head - Digital (Internet & Mobile), HT Media Group, India

    Amit joined HT Media in 2005 in the Marketing function. He played a key role in the Mumbai...


  • Alice Ting
    VP, Licensing & Syndication, The New York Times


     Alice Ting was named vice president, licensing and syndication, in September...

  • Amit Garg
    Business Head - Digital (Internet & Mobile), HT Media Group, India

    Amit joined HT Media in 2005 in the Marketing function. He played a key role in the Mumbai...

  • Ben Shaw
    Senior Digital Consultant, WAN-IFRA
    Ben joins WAN-IFRA's team to strengthen its mission of being the knowledge hub for the news media...
  • Cassian Cheung
    CEO, Next Media Group, HK

    Cassian CHEUNG is the Group CEO of Next Media Ltd., a leading Chinese language media group in...

  • David Jeffs
    Insights Head APAC, Yahoo!
    David Jeffs is Head of Insights for Yahoo India and Southeast Asia, he works with the leadership,...
  • Deepika Nikhilender
    CEO - Growth & Emerging Markets Solutions (GEMS), Mindshare Asia Pacific, Singapore

    Deepika is based in Singapore as the CEO of the Growth & Emerging Markets Solutions (GEMS)...

  • Fabrizio Lo Cicero
    VP Asia Pacific, News Republic, China

    With an extensive cross border transaction experience in Europe and APAC, Fabrizio have been...

  • Gregor Waller
    Principal Consultant, WAN-IFRA Consulting, Germany

    Gregor Waller provides consulting services to international media businesses for developing...

  • Grig Davidovitz
    CEO, RGB Media Inc, Israel
    Grig Davidovitz is a consultant specialising in Developing Journalism in the New Media Age....
  • Hildegunn Soldal
    Digital Editor, Dagbladet, Norway

    Hildeguun Soldal is Digital Editor at Dagbladet, Norway’s second largest tabloid newspaper...

  • Hiroshi Nozawa
    Producer, Media Lab, The Asahi Shimbun, Japan

    Hiroshi Nozawa is a producer of Media Lab which is the innovation office of the Asahi Shimbun...

  • Joey Chung
    Co-Founder and CEO, The News Lens, HK

    Joey Chung is the Co-Founder and CEO of The News Lens, one of the fastest growing new digital...

  • Kalle Jungkvist
    Senior Advisor, Schibsted, Sweden

    Kalle is a former Editor-in-Chief who contributes to the design of Scandinavian media Group...

  • Kim Svendsen
    Marketing Manager, CCI Europe A/S, Denmark

    To be updated...

  • Le Quoc Minh
    Editor in Chief, Vietnam News Agency

    Le Quoc Minh is editor-in-chief of VietnamPlus which delivers news in five languages. He is the...

  • Marc Lourdes
    Managing Editor (SEA), Yahoo News Digest

    As the Yahoo News Digest Managing Editor for Southeast Asia, Marc is responsible for ...

  • Ng Fai-Keung
    Group Country Manager, Southeast Asia at AT Internet

    Fai is a digital marketing leader with over 14 years of global work experience in the US,...

  • Parin Mehta
    Head of Strategic Partnerships SEA, Google

    Parin leads Google's biggest publisher partnerships across SE Asia. He advises CEOs around...

  • Pierre Flitsch
    Head of Digital Performance Unit, Styria Media Group, Austria

    Pierre Flitsch, head of the Digital Performance Unit at Styria Digital, is responsible for the...

  • Robb Montgomery
    CEO, Montgomery Multimedia, USA
    Robb Montgomery is the CEO of Montgomery Multimedia in Germany.  

    Robb Montgomery has...

  • Russell Shepherd
    Chief Data Scientist, Rappler, Philippines

    Russell Shepherd is Rappler's resident Data Scientist.  He's not just any other data...

  • Tan Su-Lin
    Deputy Head, SPH Digital, Singapore Press Holdings

    Sulin is the deputy head of SPH’s Digital Division.  Her mission is ensure that the group...

  • Arunabh Das Sharma
    President, Times Group, Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd, India

    Board level business leader. Arunabh has worked in Media, Consumer Packaged Goods and Consumer...

Further Information

The fifth edition of the Asian Digital Media Awards will be presented at a cocktail reception held at the internationally renowed Hard Rock Cafe. Learn from the best In the Industry and It will be a good opportunity to relax and network with peers in an informal atmosphere.

 Digital Media Asia Expo
The Digital Media Expo will be held in Orchard Ballroom, level 3 of Orchard Hotel Singapore from 18-19 November. With table top displays, vendors of services and equipment will be able to highlight their offerings to the decision makers in the digital media space. More information, available here

 Digital Media Asia Hack 2014
WAN-IFRA will organise a 3-days hackathon in the run up to DMA 2014. This event is held in partnership with the WAN-IFRA/ Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Newsplex Asia. The hackathon will challenge teams from across Asia to come up with innovative solutions on Content Discovery and how to package and distribute news content in attractive forms for the digital native generations. The winners of the DMA Hack 2014 will present their solutions at DMA 2014.

DMA also offers a one day in-depth executive masterclass on 20 November that is designed for the top management and digital news media senior executives. There will also be two days in-depth masterclasses taking place on 20-21 November with specific topics such as: Every page is a homepage; Unlock the power of mobile storytelling; The homepage: Creating an engaging cross-platform experience; Mastering the building blocks of mobile video. 

For more information on executive masterclass and masterclasses, please click here.


Date and Location

  • 18 Nov 2014 - 21 Nov 2014

Contact information