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WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2016

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WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2016

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  • Chairman of Sharjah Media Centre; Member of the Sharjah Executive Council, UAE
    His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Arkansas State University in Arkansas, U.S.A. and a Master of Science...
  • Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA, Germany
    Thomas Jacob is a management professional with 31 years of experience in media. Jacob was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of WAN-IFRA in 2012. In this role, he has responsibilities for...
  • CEO & Founder Ed Capaldi LLC, UAE
    As a strategic advisor and business coach, Ed has supported over 100 high growth individuals across the region transform their business vision into reality, fast. Driven by a relentless passion for...
  • Strategy and New Business Director at Groupe L'Equipe, France
    Lancien is a seasoned digital and marketing executive who possesses strong international and brand management expertise. Frédérique has proven experience in a myriad of digital publishing sectors...
  • Managing Editor of the Toronto Star, Canada
    Jane Davenport is the managing editor of the Toronto Star, overseeing newsroom operations and the Star's digital and print content. Prior to this position, she held the positions of news editor and...
  • Vice Chairman, The New York Times Company and former Publisher of the IHT, USA
    Michael Golden was appointed vice chairman of The New York Times Company in October 1997.  He was also elected to the Company’s Board of Directors in 1997. From 2009 to January 2012, Mr. Golden...
  • Editor-in-Chief, Emarat Al Youm Newspaper, UAE
    Journalist and columnist at Emarat Al Youm Newspaper and its editor in chief since 2005. Previously, he worked at Albayan Newspaper. His writings focus on Local issues.  Published two books in...
  • Editor-in-Chief, Saudi Gazette, KSA
    Somayya Anwar Jabarti holds the unique distinction of being the first woman Editor- in-Chief of a Saudi Arabian national newspaper, Saudi Gazette. Appointed in February 2014, it followed a period as...
  • Technical Director, Eco Print Center N.V., Belgium
    Starts in 1990 at Roularta Media Group, were I did several jobs: Roularta Media Group (prints 70.000 tons of paper/year (50%newspaper, 50% Magazines) 1990-1992: responsability for technical services...
  • Saleh Al-Humaidan
    Chairman of the WAN-IFRA Middle East Committee, KSA
  • VP/Strategic Content Marketing, Tenthwave Digital LLC, UK
    Justin Kirby is an Internet veteran who has been writing about the impact of interactive technologies on business and marketing since the early 90s. His books include Connected Marketing (2005), Best...
  • Peter Lamb
    President, Lamb Consulting, USA
    Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Lamb is a Strategy Consultant, now living in Miami, Florida, and specialising in media companies. “The goal of my consulting practice is to utilise the sophisticated...
  • Editor-in-Chief of Expressen, Sweden
    Thomas Mattsson is the Editor-in-Chief of Expressen, a national daily in Sweden with an extensive online operation. Expressen TV is an CNN affiliate and syndicates BuzzFeed Video and others....
  • Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
    Andrew Perkis received his Siv.Ing and Dr. Techn. Degrees in 1985 and 1994, respectively. In 2008 he received an executive Master of Technology Management in cooperation from NTNU, NHH and NUS (...
  • 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...
  • KSA
    Hussein Shobokshi is a Saudi businessman involved in diversified business. He is also an economic consultant and a media commentator. In the recent past he hosted his own daily TV program „Al Taqreer...
  • Senior Executive, Consultant and Investor, Hamburg/Germany
    Having worked more then seven years for Unilever in different management positions, Malte joined the media industry in 2001 as CFO of Verlagsgruppe Milchstrasse, an important magazine publishing...
  • President – Topweb LCC, Printing Division, USA
    Rodd joined Topweb LLC (formerly Newsweb) 18 years ago, coming from New Jersey where he was Vice President/General Manager of Able Printing/Shoppers Guide and with USA TODAY before that. He has held...
  • WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO, Germany
    Manfred Werfel is WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO and Executive Director, Global Events, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He is responsible for the World News Media Congress and the World Publishing...

Date and Location

  • 24 Feb 2016 - 25 Feb 2016
    InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE

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