World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


World Publishing Expo 2015

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World Publishing Expo 2015

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World Publishing Expo 2015, Hamburg Messe, 5-7 October 2015

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  • Thomas Drensek
    General Manager Axel Springer Print Management GmbH, Germany
    Thomas Drensek was born 1960 in Germany. After having finished grammar school he did an apprenticeship in business management. Afterwards he studied mechanical engineering at the University of Aachen...
  • Sales Manager, arvato Systems GmbH
    Jörg Diekmann is an expert for mobile business apps and enterprise mobility solutions. Before joining arvato Systems in April 2015 he was for many years responsible for distribution and...
  • Senior Advisor at Schibsted
    Kalle is a former Editor-in-Chief who contributes to the design of Scandinavian media Group Schibsted’s online & mobile strategy for generating 50% of its revenues from digital. 35 years...
  • Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India
    Kasturi Balaji was appointed Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd., publishers of The Hindu, in 2000. He is responsible for technology, production, and ink manufacturing. He is also a member of the...
  • Sanat Hazra, Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India
    Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India
    Sanat Hazra studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, earning BS in Photographic Science & Engineering, MS in Printing Technology and attended Tuck College at Dartmouth University...
  • Managing Director & Partner, Media Plus Group, Germany
    Andreas is Managing Director and Partner of Media Plus Group responsible and leading the media business of the agency.From 2010 to 2014, Andreas served as the Managing Director at Bauer Advertising...
  • Senior iOS developer, PageSuite, UK
    Andy has worked with PageSuite for almost 10 years helping to deliver world-class mobile applications and user experiences. He entered the mobile development arena immediately after the launch of the...
  • Director of Products, Rigor Inc., USA
    Billy Hoffman is the Director of Products at Rigor, a web performance monitor company. Billy has spoke at numerous conferences in the US and Europe on the impact of web performance on business...
  • CEO, Co-founder & President, Rigor, USA
    Craig co-founded Rigor, LLC in 2010 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. He is responsible for product management, marketing, sales, and operations. He is an entrepreneur with a...
  • Head of Mobile Product Development, Le Monde, France
    Edouard started at Le Monde 14 years ago as a web developer. He evolved as a product manager and founded and led the news organisation's first Product Development team. He is now in charge of Le...
  • Gregor Waller, Principal Associate Consultant, WAN-IFRA, Germany
    Principal Consultant, WAN-IFRA Consulting, Germany
    Gregor Waller provides consulting services to international media businesses for developing their digital strategy and transforming their business models for the digital era. Before this, he worked...
  • CEO, RGB Media Inc, Israel
    Grig Davidovitz is a consultant specialising in Developing Journalism in the New Media Age. His areas of expertise are news design and usability, online revenue models and newsroom structure. His...
  • Managing Editor, KOMPAKT, WELTN24
    Hans is responsible for KOMPAKT, the award winning mobile news app of Axel Springer’s WeltN24. Prior to KOMPAKT Hans developed the storytelling app EPOS for Axel Springer and led the team. He has...
  • Global Head of Client Marketing, The Economist, UK
    Jamie is responsible for quantifying the value of The Economist's readers to advertising clients, and ensuring The Economist is listening to the changing needs of those readers and clients....
  • CEO, Visiolab, Denmark
    Jens has developed E-paper solutions for European newspapers for almost 10 years. His specialised knowledge about the industry, combined with a close involvement in Nordic research projects has given...
  • Director of Mobile Products, The Washington Post, USA
    Julia launched The Washington Post's first iPad app and has worked on every mobile product the company has developed since. She is currently leading the initiative to create a new suite of products...
  • Principal, MD, Advanced Interactive Media Group LLC
    Katja Riefler, AIM Group principal and Managing Director has a broad background working with newspapers, trade associations and online services to shape media companies for the future. She is based...
  • VP Global Marketing & Communications, Cxense
    Lauren Pedersen is responsible for the overall brand and marketing strategy for Cxense globally. Prior to joining Cxense, Pedersen was the brand director and director of consumer marketing at Opera...
  • Head of International Play Newsstand Partnerships, Google, UK
    Luca Forlin is Head of Strategic Partnerships for Google Play Newsstand at Google, leading the growth and internationalisation efforts of Google’s digital newsstand platform. At Google since 2010,...
  • Research Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford and and Visiting Professor of Media Innovation at the University of Oslo.
    Lucy splits her time between advising and researching on strategy, innovation and leadership in the media, with particular emphasis on mastering technology shifts. She is Research Fellow at the...
  • Co-founder and Business Development of Matchhamster
     am co-founder of Matchhamster, an online content monitoring platform. Matchhamster is a Dutch tech startup that participated in the Rockstart Web and Mobile 2014 program. I am also partner in...
  • Founder & CEO, Richie, Finland
    Marko works with the world’s leading publishers at Richie, the company he founded in 2010 to improve the user experience and profitability of news and magazine apps. Marko has worked on publishers’...
  • Martin van der Meij, Head of Revenue Development, TMG, The Netherlands
    Head of Revenue Development, TMG, The Netherlands
    Martin founded Publisher Market after having years of experience in the development and implementation of automated trading within TMG. His work is described as ground breaking and the force behind...
  • Senior Consultant, Kirchner + Robrecht management consultants GmbH
    Moritz holds a Diploma degree in Print Plant Management from Munich University of applied sciences and a Master of Science degree in Graphic Arts Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology (NY,...
  • Social Media and Campaigns Editor, "The Times" and "Sunday Times", UK
    Nick is Deputy Head of Digital for The Times and Sunday Times where he helps oversee the development of the title's digital strategy.
  • 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...
  • Co-founder and Business Development of Matchhamster
    I am co-founder of Matchhamster, an online content monitoring platform. Matchhamster is a Dutch tech startup that participated in the Rockstart Web and Mobile 2014 program. After studying management...
  • Digital Sales Director at the Austin American-Statesman
    Patrick is a knowledgable and versatile digital media professional. He comes from an agency background and has worked as both a Media Supervisor and Media Planner. He has held various roles at Cox...
  • Managing Partner at unitb consulting GmbH
    Nico Adam is the managing partner of the company unitb consulting GmbH. After his studies in informatics, he successfully completed three career steps at highly reputed software and New Economy...
  • Marketing & Project Management at Contiago AG
    Christopher Bechold is employee of the Contiago AG since May 2015. In our company he is responsible for the marketing and operative project management, where he is also involved in subjects like...
  • David Best studied Media Management at University of Mainz and completed his degree in 2008. After completion of his degree, Best worked as an assistant to the management for...
  • CEO, 
Spiegel Online
    @lyssaslounge

  • Journalist and author
    
@_noraburgard

  • Eamonn Byrne, Business Director, The Byrne Partnership Ltd, UK
    Business Director, The Byrne Partnership Ltd, UK
    Eamonn Byrne progressed through the advertising & commercial departments of prestigious regional newspaper groups to become Commercial Director and MD of newspaper titles. He has been Deputy...
  • Tor Bøe-Lillegraven, CCI
    Management consultant and media analyst, Denmark
    As global head of CCI Business Consulting, Tor Bøe-Lillegraven has been fortunate enough to work with some of the world's leading media organisations, providing consultancy, challenging...
  • Director of Education, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, City University of New York
    @jeremycaplan

  • Director of Applied Technology at Gannett Digital, USA
  • Co-Founder and Editor in Chief, Substanz Magazine
    @GeorgDahm

  • Digital Director at Politikens Lokalaviser, Denmark
    Steffen Damborg (MBA) is Digital Director at the leading Danish publisher and a digital transformation specialist with 10 years of experience in all aspects of running an online business in the media...
  • Vice President at DanAds Group
    Andrew has experience across all areas of media, publishing and advertising.•    Top 5 UK advertising agencies in media planning for clients such as Levi Strauss and VWAudi.• ...
  • Co-Founder and Editor in Chief, Substanz Magazine
    @DenisDilba

  • VP of Innovation and Planning at the Austin American-Statesman
    Steve has had a long and successful career in the media industry, on both the creative and business side. Prior to joining the Statesman, Steve spent 18 years at the Detroit Free Press in various...
  • SVP Business Development at PageSuite Group
    Ben works with newspaper and media companies across Europe, North & South America – helping them maximise PageSuite’s digital, mobile and tablet publishing solutions. He has experience in...
  • Managing Director at Nieuwsbite
    Donald studied ICT-Media and Applied Electronics. After being a lead developer for Nintendo, Donald developed Nieuwsbite.nl, a news platform completely driven by user data. The platform is still...
  • Director of Operations, Coldset Printing Partners, Belgium
    Eric Elyn started his career in September 1979 working as an account executive for sheetfed and afterpress for Coldset Printing Partners 1982 – 2002:         ...
  • Editor at Moss Avis
    Pål Enghaug is a Norwegian journalist and the editor of Moss Avis one of the newspapers in Amedia (www.amedia.no). He has also been working in Aftenposten, TV2, and NRK. He had a cand. philol from...
  • Head of Mobile, Schibsted, Sweden
    Staffan is Head of Mobile at Schibsted, Sweden. Entrepreneurial media professional with a successful track record from start-up and fortune 500 companies in US and Europe. Proven expertise in...
  • Co-Founder and Managing Director, Recherche-Scout GmbH
    Martin worked for 12 years as editor with German Publishing Houses like Gruner & Jahr and Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt. In 2003 he became Consultant in the field of Corporate Communications. He is...
  • M. Sc. IT Product Development, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • M. Sc. IT Product Development, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Mobile Product Manager, Independent Newspapers – owners of the London Evening Standard, The I & The Independent
  • Christian Graf, CEO at CeeQoo
    CEO and founder of CeeQoo, strategic consultancy and production of products for the digital world.  Christian Graf is former Tablet Production Manager at Red Bull Media House Publishing, Art...
  • M. Sc. IT Product Development, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Prof. Rigo Herold is a research scientist for augmented-reality systems based on data-glasses at the Westsaxony University of Applied Science, Zwickau. He received a Diploma degree and an MS degree...
  • Project Lead, ze.tt, Germany
    Sebastian is Project Lead for ze.tt, a new journalism start-up initiated in 2015 by the German publisher of Zeit Online and Die Zeit. He was previously Head of Business Development at Sourcefabric...
  • Assistant Media Editor, the Guardian, UK
    Jasper Jackson is assistant media editor at the Guardian. Prior to that he was editor in chief at TheMediaBriefing, and a journalist at Mobile News. He has a masters in Investigative Journalism from...
  • Founder of Impact That
    The founder of Impact That, Christy has an IT background in online usability and interaction along with a keen interest in social entrepreneurship.
  • Communications Manager CCI+Escenic and former Editorial Manager at Berlingske Medier, Denmark
  • Quality Manager at Freiburger Druck GmbH & Co. KG
    MBA in International Management; Mareike Jovanovic-Poppen is responsible for the implementation and further development of the Quality Management System (ISO 9001) at Freiburger Druck GmbH & Co....
  • M.Sc. IT Product Development, Partner in web and app development agency, Creative Vikings
  • Entrepreneur and Business Development Impact That
    Rebecca is a serial entrepreneur and leads Impact That's business development with passion and purpose.
  • Publishing Director, Berliner Woche
  • Sales Consultant at exelonix
    Ali Kurt is as a sales consultant part of the exelonix Start up team. exelonix develops senior focused software solutions.asina is the best way to cover this interesting audience best ager for...
  • Director and Head of Big Data, Polaris Media ASA
    Håvard Kvalheim is the Director and Head of Big Data at Polaris Media ASA, a leading Norwegian media group owning thirty newspapers. Major newspapers owned by the group include Adresseavisen, Harstad...
  • Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW), Smart Home Laboratory
    Kai von Luck is computer scientist specialising in Artificial Intelligence and Human Computer Interaction. He leads a smart home laboratory at HAW and works in areas of digital media and smart...
  • M. Sc. IT Product Development, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Journalist, VOCER Innovation Medialab
    @marvinmilatz

  • Editor-in-Chief, 24heures, Switzerland
    Thierry Meyer has been the Editor-in-Chief of 24heures, Switzerland since 2006. Before that he worked as a correspondent for Le Temps and Le Nouveau Quotdien. Based in Lausanne, Meyer is the co-...
  • Co-founder of OwnLocal
    Jeremy Mims is the co-founder of OwnLocal, the largest digital ad agency that works with local media in North America. He is an entrepreneurial spirit who has invested deeply in the future of...
  • Co-Founder/Country Manager at TicketCo Norway
  • Director at Ticketsplus
    Over 13 years experience at Dutch publishers VNU en Wegener with several functions in Sales & Marketing. The most prestigious project was to introduce webshops at Wegener. These line & brand...
  • M. Sc. IT Product Development, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Journalist, VOCER Innovation Medialab
  • IT Manager, Media developer and IT Strategies at Technical Weekly Magazine / Teknisk Ukeblad
    Knut Paulsen is the IT Manager at Norway’s leading engineering magazine Technical Weekly Magazine (Teknisk Ukeblad), and responsible for the magazine’s IT strategies and media development. First...
  • VP of Advertising at the Austin American-Statesman
    Scott has had a unique and diversified media career, including broadcast, direct marketing, publishing, and the print to digital evolution. He has been the VP of advertising at the Statesman since...
  • Founder, Mark Porter Associates, UK
    Mark Porter is one of the world's leading editorial designers. He began his career in magazines, and art directed iconic titles like Wired and Colors. He became Creative Director of the Guardian,...
  • M.Sc. IT Product Development, Partner in web and app development agency, Creative Vikings
  • Co-founder and Consultant at quäntchen + glück
    Kersten A. Riechers studied online journalism at h_da University of Applied Sciences (h-da.de) and has worked in several online newsrooms including the ones of ZEIT Online (zeit.de), Frankfurter...
  • Founder at TOOLKIT.ie, Head of Ecosystem at PageFair
    Dr. Johnny Ryan is CEO of TOOLKIT.ie, a consultancy focussed on innovation and Design Thinking. He is also Head of Ecosystem at PageFair, working to sustain online publishing and respond to the...
  • Founder and CEO Transmatico GmbH
    Christian Scherbel has been founding internet and software companies since 1999. Among others he built up aerosecure as an airline safety database used by 4.000+ travel agencies, travel managers and...
  • 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...
  • Associate Partner, Schickler Unternehmensberatung GmbH
    Peter Skulimma has more than 20 years' professional experience in international newspaper and magazine companies. As Member of the Management Board of Mecom Group plc (international newspaper...
  • Managing Director, IPTC, UK
    Michael Steidl oversees the operation of the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) which develops and promotes efficient technical standards to improve the management and exchange of...
  • Deputy Editor, The Globe and Mail, Canada
    Sinclair Stewart is Deputy Editor of The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper. Mr. Stewart began his career with the National Post, and has been at the Globe since 2002. He previously served...
  • Deputy Editor in Chief, Head of Digital, Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung (HAZ)
    @hannah_suppa

  • CEO at YipiY news engagement
    Rutger studied ICT and Tax Law. Rutger served as a board member at several stock market listed ICT companies. After becoming an entrepreneur in ICT he became specialized in Gamification and Data...
  • Director, Media & CMS
    Mrs. Evi Varsou, has been working with ATC - newsasset since 1994. A BSc holder in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, Mrs Varsou is the Director of the Media and CMS...
  • International Distribution Manager, Media & CMS
    Mr. Vrahnos has been working with ATC – newsasset since 2011 as International Business Development Manager, in the Planning & implementation of sales and marketing strategies in diverse markets...
  • Reseach Engineer at iMinds
    Robby has worked as a Research Engineer at the iMinds, Flanders' digital research center. He makes sure to stay up-to-date on all the latest trends and technologies in the industry. Robby assists in...
  • Hamburg Media School (HMS), Digital Journalism
    @stephanweichert
  • Chief Editor at Fintax Ltd.
    Dr. Westerhaus has been working in the publishing industry since 1983. He obtained his current position as chief editor with the financial consulting company Fintax Ltd in 2007. He is responsible for...
  • Co-Founder and CEO, Online Marketing Rockstars
    @westermeyer

  • Coder and journalist, VOCER Innovation Medialab
    
@simonwoerpel

  • 
Hamburg Media School (HMS), Medienmanagement, InnoLab
    
@Stylepony
  • Alexander Kahlmann, Managing Partner, SCHICKLER
    Alexander Kahlmann started his career in the European financial services industry, covering among others the Media and Telecommunication sectors. In 2003 he joined SCHICKLER, an international...
  • Alexander Kahlmann, Managing Partner, SCHICKLER
    Christoph Hüning has been a specialist for the TIME-markets since 1998. He has carried out and led numerous consulting projects in this area. Additionally, he worked as key account manager in...
  • Christoph Hüning, Partner, SCHICKLER
    Christoph Hüning has been a specialist for the TIME-markets since 1998. He has carried out and led numerous consulting projects in this area. Additionally, he worked as key account manager in...
  • Founder, Sirach Consulting, Germany
    Sabine Sirach consults for the newspaper industry: creativity, trends and innovations in newspaper production and cross-media. She was formerly Head of Product Marketing Newspaper at manroland web...
  • Research Engineer, WAN-IFRA, India
    Education: Bachelor of Engineering. Specialisation: Printing Technology Role at WAN-IFRA: Anand is responsible for the activities at WAN-IFRA Research and Material Testing Centre, Chennai which...