31. August 2020

Maike Abel

Head of Media Communication & Content Nestlé Deutschland

Maike Abel, Head of Media Communication, heads the Media & Content department of Nestlé Deutschland AG in the context of the company’s digital […]
16. October 2020

Myriam Achard

Chief New Media Partnerships & PR, PHI

A driving force in communications, Myriam Achard has more than 20 years of experience in public relations and press relations. For the past […]
5. October 2020

Nana Addison

Founder and Director CURL Agency

She is the strategist behind some of your favourite brand activations, director of exciting experience event and live music formats as well as […]
30. September 2020

Dr. Sophie Ahrens

Head of Corporate Development, Hubert Burda Media

Dr. Sophie Ahrens has been head of Corporate Business Development at Hubert Burda Media since 2013. The focus is on pursuing new business […]
8. August 2017

Ilse Aigner

Bavarian Minister of State for Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology and assistant Prime Minister.  

Ilse Aigner (* 7 December 1964 in Feldkirchen) has been President of the Bavarian Parliament since November 2018. Since 2011 she has been […]
22. August 2019

Susanne Aigner

General Manager Discovery GSA & BNLX

As Managing Director of Discovery, Susanne Aigner is responsible for the markets in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. In the […]
23. September 2020

Markus Albers

Co-Founder & Managing Partner Rethink

Markus Albers lives as an author, consultant and entrepreneur in Berlin. He is co-founder and managing partner of Rethink and co-founder of Neuwork. […]
14. October 2020

Antje Allroggen

Media journalist for Deutschlandfunk and WDR

Antje Allroggen studied art history and works as an author, editor and presenter, primarily for Deutschlandfunk for the broadcasts @mediasres and Kultur heute. […]
27. August 2020

Christiane Amanpour

Chief International Anchor CNN

Christiane Amanpour is CNN’s chief international anchor of the network’s award-winning, flagship global affairs program “Amanpour,” which also airs on PBS in the United […]
1. August 2020

Marcus Ammon

Senior Vice President Original Production Sky Deutschland

14. October 2020

Marie-Lene Armingeon


Marie-Lene Armingeon came to entrepreneurship via detours. After the graduate high school teacher and her school friend Miriam Schütt had experienced a living […]
16. October 2020

Vani Assadurian

Strategic Product Partnerships Manager DACH Google

Vani Assadurian is Strategic Product Partnerships Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. She is responsible for partnerships and product cooperations between Google and […]
3. October 2020

Stefan Assfalg


Stefan Assfalg is a coach, consultant and communicator for precise target group approaches and reach development. Innovator in corporate development and change management. […]
13. October 2020

Jürg Bachmann

President Association Swiss Private Radio (VSP)

Jürg Bachmann has been President of the Association of Swiss Private Radio (VSP) since 2006 and is closely involved in the strategic development […]
12. October 2020

Charles Bahr

Brand Partnerships Manager TikTok

As Brand Partnerships Manager at TikTok since July 2020, Charles has been helping brands and advertisers to implement successful campaigns on TikTok, try […]
13. September 2019

Axel Balkausky

Sports Coordinator ARD

Since 2009, ARD sports coordinator Axel Balkausky has been coordinating the sports program on a full-time basis, among other things with regard to […]
21. October 2020

Martin Bardeleben

Head of Partnerships Northern Europe (DACH & Nordics), Pinterest

As Head of Partnerships, Martin Bardeleben is responsible for marketing in Northern Europe (DACH & Nordics) for the consumer goods sector. He most […]
24. September 2020

Michael Barngrover

XR Specialist

Michael is an American multidisciplinary XR specialist based in Istanbul and looking to relocate to California for work in the field of XR […]
3. August 2017

Christof Baron

Media strategy and activation Media for Excellence

Mr. Christof Baron has been working in the media sector for over 30 years, 27 years of which alone were spent at Mindshare […]
13. October 2020

Benedict Bartsch

Moderator Dresden Fernsehen

Benedict Bartsch is just 16 years old, but already presents young, fresh formats at Sachsen Fernsehen. He is also active on YouTube, Instagram […]
27. August 2020

Christian Bäsler

President Complex Networks

Christian Bäsler serves as President of Complex Networks and is responsible for expanding the company’s brand portfolio – Complex, First We Feast, Sole […]
27. August 2020

Wolf Bauer

Producer UFA

Wolf Bauer, born in 1950, is a studied journalist and art historian. After starting his professional life as a journalist for the political […]
22. October 2020

Malte Baumberger

Head of Web Video Team, Media Group RTL

Malte Baumberger heads the web video team at Mediengruppe RTL. Already at the end of his classic TV traineeship in the business editorial […]
29. September 2020

Daniela Beaujean

Managing Director, Legal Advisor VAUNET

Daniela Beaujean, lawyer, has been with VAUNET – Verband Privater Medien e.V. in various functions since July 2004 and was most recently a […]
13. October 2020

Rainer Beaujean

Chairman of the Executive Board & CFO bei ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Rainer Beaujean, born in 1968, has been Chief Financial Officer of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE since July 1, 2019. The manager looks back on […]
9. October 2020

Jonas Bedford-Strohm

Digital Strategy ARD Online

Jonas serves on the digital strategy team at ARD Online, after building the innovation community and blog BR Next at the public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk. Previously, he […]
19. October 2020

Carl Behmer

Industrial Engineer, Science Communicator

Topics at the pulse of the future appeal to him. His conviction: Exciting things happen at interfaces. What will driving pleasure mean in […]
14. October 2020

Jacqueline Belle

Presenter Bayern 3

Jacqueline loves two things: radio and film! Since the age of eleven she has been standing in front of the microphone as a […]
27. August 2020

Aminata Belli

TV Presenter & Reporter at funk

Aminata Belli is a TV presenter, journalist, committed reporter and social media native. The medium she works in is basically irrelevant, because she […]
22. September 2020

Dorothee Belz

Specialist Attorney 

The lawyer Dorothee Belz has been self-employed for 5 years as a lawyer, business angel and consultant with a focus on the development […]
22. September 2020

Beate Berez

Press Spokeswoman and Co-Head of the Service Swiss Life Germany

Beate Berez has been Press Spokeswoman since 2016 and Co-Head of Service in the Corporate Newsroom of Swiss Life Germany since 2019. Like […]
7. August 2018

Joel Berger

Industry Leader Media & Public, Google Deutschland 

Joel Berger advises clients from the media and public sector on the use of Google advertising products such as search, YouTube or programmatic […]
27. August 2020

Sven Bieber

Head of Ad Sales Spotify Germany

Since February 2016, Sven Bieber was Director Audio Sales and responsible for audio marketing. Today, as Head of Ad Sales, he is in […]
13. October 2020



Harry Blank & Andreas Weinek Behind BlankWeinek are Harry Blank, actor from the successful series “Dahoam is Dahoam” on Bavarian Television, and Andreas […]
27. August 2020

Kai Blasberg

Podcast-Host "Zwei Herren mit Hund"

The manager was managing director of the private television station Tele 5 between 2008 and 2020. Kai Blasberg started his media career in […]
9. September 2020

Wolfgang Blau

Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Wolfgang Blau is global Chief Operating Officer & President, International at Condé Nast, overseeing the the company’s operations across Asia, Europe and Latin […]
1. August 2020

Jan-Sebastian Blender

Content Lead DACH, IT & NL Readly

Jan-Sebastian Blender is Content Lead DACH, IT & NL at Readly and in this position is responsible for the publishing partnerships in the […]
2. September 2020

Aleksei Bobrovnikov

Print and TV journalist, guest of the Hamburg Foundation for Persecuted Journalists, PEN Center Germany

Aleksei Bobrovnikov (40) is a price-crowned Ukrainian print and TV-journalist, who got because of its searches over a far-branched smuggling and money laundry […]
10. September 2019

Klaus Böhm

Director, Head of Industry Development and Head of Media Practice, Deloitte

As Director, Klaus Böhm is responsible for the Media & Entertainment Practice of Deloitte. Deloitte is one of the leading auditing and consulting […]
8. October 2020

Nilz Bokelberg

Content Specialist at Pool Artists

Nilz Bokelberg, born 1976 in Bonn and raised in the Rhineland between Cologne and Bonn. At the age of 17 he was already […]
10. September 2020

Julian Bonequi

Hybrid Artist and Transmedia Producer

Julian Bonequi (Mexico 1974). Hybrid Artist and Transmedia Producer, founder of Audition Records Berlin-Mexico. As professor has taught New Media Art and Masters-level […]
27. August 2020

Sibel Boner

Head of Commercial Partnerships BBC Global News

Sibel has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience and has held several senior positions in the industry. She was Managing […]
15. October 2020


We are the bookrappers and love books. And also rap. We are three Berlin artists who love HipHop and Soul and set inspiring […]
27. August 2020

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Borchardt

Senior Research Associate am Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism an der University of Oxford

Alexandra Borchardt is an experienced journalist, author and consultant. She is professor and co-director of the Media.Culture.Journalism course at the University of the […]
24. August 2018

Sven Bornemann

Chairman European netID Foundation

Since the foundation of EnID in March 2018, Sven Bornemann, a graduate in business information technology, has been responsible for the operative business […]
26. October 2020

Ingo Börner

UX/UI Designer, TBO

Ingo Börner is a designer for digital products. His work focuses on simplifying and making complex processes understandable. As a trained media designer, […]
27. August 2020

Marcus Bornheim

First editor-in-chief ARD-aktuell

Marcus Bornheim has been head of the ARD-aktuell editorial office in Hamburg as the first editor-in-chief since 1 October 2019. ARD-aktuell is a […]
23. October 2020

Albert Bozesan

Author and speaker

Albert Bozesan is an author and speaker with a keen interest in new technologies and the German start-up scene. He became known as […]
13. October 2020

Christiane Brandes-Visbeck

Managing Partner Ahoi Innovationen

After her studies, communication scientist Christiane Brandes-Visbeck worked as a TV producer and online editor-in-chief at a Bertelsmann subsidiary, driving digitization in the […]
22. September 2020

Lina Brinkschulte

Head of Podcasts, Deutsche Telekom AG

Lina Brinkschulte comes from the Münsterland region and completed her bachelor’s degree in business administration at the Provadis School of International Management and […]
1. September 2020

Daniel Bröckerhoff

Journalist and moderator

Daniel Bröckerhoff lives and works in Hamburg and Mainz as a journalist and presenter for digital moving image content. As a newcomer he […]
22. August 2019

Bertram Brossardt

Chief Executive Officer, vbw – Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e.V.

Bertram Brossardt, born 1960 in Neustadt/Weinstrasse, has been Chief Executive Officer of the vbw – Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft e. V. and the […]
13. October 2020

Kathrin Brunner

CEO | mYndstorm productions, Haar/ München 

Kathrin Brunner is a passionate innovator and producer in the field of digital media, digital media distribution and content development. Curiosity is what drives […]
14. October 2020

Ernst Buchrucker

Managing Director Unitel

Ernst Buchrucker, who studied full law, has been working for Jan Mojto’s group of companies since 2004 and has been responsible for the […]
21. September 2020

Andre Bücker

State Director and Chairman of the newly established Augsburg State Theater Foundation

André Bücker initially studied theater, film and television, history and philosophy in Bochum. In 1993 he joined the Theater Dortmund as assistant director. […]
10. September 2020

Tom Buhrow

Director General WDR

Tom Buhrow, Director General WDR 1958: Born in Troisdorf School attendance in Siegburg and Wisconsin/USA 1978 – 1984: Master’s degree at Bonn University […]
9. September 2020

Marianne Bullwinkel

Spokeswoman of the management board RMS

Since October 2019, Marianne Bullwinkel has been head of RMS Radio Marketing Service, the leading European audio marketing company. She is responsible for […]
13. October 2020

Caspar Busse

Chief Editor, Economy, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Caspar Busse, born in 1966, has been writing for the Süddeutsche Zeitung since 2005, both on economic and media topics. He also coordinates […]
21. September 2020

Samara Chadwick

Kuratorin und Senior Programmer Points North Institute

Samara is a documentary filmmaker, independent curator, and scholar. She has a PhD in Cultural Studies and has programmed films and conferences for […]
27. August 2020

Carine Chardon

Managing Director ZVEI Professional Association Consumer Electronics and Deutsche TV-Plattform

3. September 2020

Peter Christmann

CEO Media4Planet

Peter Christmann is an experienced media CEO and has served on the boards of the European media industry (ProSiebenSat.1 Media, Mediaset, Goldbach). He […]
16. October 2020

Steve Cremer

Head of Music Editorial Office ANTENNE BAYERN

After a traineeship in the music editorial department of Radio Schleswig-Holstein (R.SH), Steve Cremer was already music editor at ANTENNE BAYERN from 2012 […]
13. October 2020

Oliver Czeslik

CEO | mYndstorm productions GmbH Berlin 

For Oliver, narration is adventure. Based on personal experience, his VR Installation Me & My Brain creates a shared social space, providing a […]
27. October 2020

Clarence Dadson

Senior Artdirector & Partner, Design4real

Clarence Dadson is the owner of Design4real, the Munich agency that has been working exclusively with immersive media for 6 years. He is […]
13. October 2020

Marilena Dahlmann

Presenter Bremen Vier

Marilena Dahlmann is a radio and online presenter on the morning show “Die Vier am Morgen” at Bremen Vier. In her work she […]
16. October 2020

Jesse Damiani

Director of Simulation Literacies at Nxt Museum, Deputy Director of Emerging Technology at Southern New Hampshire University, Forbes Contributor

Jesse Damiani is Director of Simulation Literacies at Nxt Museum, Deputy Director of Emerging Technology at Southern New Hampshire University, and a Forbes […]
22. September 2020

Matthias Dang

Managing Director Marketing, Technology & Data, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland GmbH

Matthias Dang, born in Mainz in 1967, has been Managing Director of Marketing, Technology & Data at Media Group RTL Germany since February […]
27. August 2020

Christian Daul

Managing Director REINSCLASSEN

Christian Daul has a degree in business administration (FH) and has worked for over 25 years as creative director and managing director in […]
27. August 2020

Gary Davey

Chief Executive Officer Sky Studios

Gary was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Sky Studios in June 2019. Prior to this he was Managing Director, Content where he had the responsibility for Sky’s […]
22. September 2020

Eva Deinert

Innovation manager and digital journalist Bayerischer Rundfunk

Eva Deinert is innovation manager and digital journalist at Bayerischer Rundfunk. She is responsible for digital pilot projects and develops program innovations for […]
21. October 2020

Thomas Deissenberger

Sports expert

Thomas Deissenberger works as a sports expert in the Munich region. Most recently he was the sole Sky Media managing director. He developed […]
23. October 2020

Kerstin Deixler

Marketing & Communication Manager Medientage München

15. October 2020

Christina Demmelmair

Managerin, Corporate Tax Services KPMG

Christina Demmelmair has many years of experience in tax consulting for national and international companies of varying size and complexity. In addition to […]
10. September 2020

Tim Deussen

Photographer and XR Creator Studio Deussen

Tim Deussen studied photography, psychology and film at New York University. Since his graduation with an MA Degree in 1996, he participated with […]
9. September 2020

Patrick Dewayne

Moderator, business journalist, stock market reporter, WELT / Der Aktionär TV

Patrick Dewayne reports as stock exchange correspondent for Der Aktionär TV for the news channel WELT. In the mornings, he informs the audience […]
8. October 2020

Nicole Diekmann

Journalist ZDF

Nicole Diekmann is a correspondent at the Hauptstadtstudio Berlin. Before that she studied sociology, political science and modern and contemporary history in Münster […]
14. October 2020

DJ Alicea

Alicea has felt at home in the electronic music scene for a very long time. But celebrating alone was not enough for her […]
9. September 2020

Sam Dolnick

Assistant Managing Editor New York Times

Sam Dolnick is Assistant Managing Editor responsible for the New York Times audio report, the work in film and television and other digital […]
13. October 2020

Corinna Drumm

Managing Director Association of Austrian Private Channels 

Corinna Drumm has been working in the Austrian media industry for more than 20 years. Since 2010 she is managing director of the […]
23. September 2020

Alice Echtermann

Fact Checker, Correctiv

Alice Echtermann (29) studied media and communication science and political science in Bremen and completed her traineeship with the Weser-Kurier. After two years […]
26. August 2019

Dr. Oliver Ecke

Managing Director, Kantar

Oliver Ecke, born in 1959, studied communication science, politics, logic and theory of science before joining the Institute of Communication Science at the […]
14. October 2020

Till Eckert

Head of CORRECTIV.Faktencheck

9. September 2020

Nazan Eckes

Moderator RTL

Nazan Eckes, born 1976 in Cologne, Germany, gained her first TV experience at the music channel VIVA in Cologne, where she completed a […]
5. October 2020

Rachel Eggebeen

Director International Originals DACH Netflix

Located in Netflix’s Amsterdam office, Rachel is responsible for the production of Local Language Originals in DACH area. For more than three years […]
5. October 2020

Christoph Pellander

Head of Editorial Office and Program Management ARD Degeto

The 41-year-old Christoph Pellander completed his studies at the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy in 2007 and is currently head of editing and program management […]
23. September 2020

Violetta Eichner

Finance Advisory – Digital Transformation & Process Excellence KPMG

Violetta Eichner is a manager in the Finance Advisory department at KPMG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. She advises companies on the analysis, design and implementation of […]
10. October 2018

Georg Eisenreich

Minister of State in Digital, Media and Europe

Georg Eisenreich has been Minister of State for Digital, Media and Europe since March 21, 2018. From 10 October 2013 to 13 March […]
8. September 2020

Meinolf Ellers

Chief Digital Officer (CDO) dpa, Managing Partner »next media accelerator«

Meinolf Ellers is Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of the news agency dpa and Managing Partner of the start-up accelerator “next media accelerator” initiated […]
23. September 2020

Alexander Endres

Enterprise Account Executive, Celonis

Sales Manager at Celonis, the market leader for AI-based process mining and ProcessExcellence software, with a focus on media companies in Germany, Austria […]
1. October 2020

Ibrahim Evsan

Entrepreneur, Blogger and Author

Ibrahim Evsan is one of Germany’s best-known Internet entrepreneurs and is considered a pioneer of the digital scene. As a speaker he has […]
20. October 2020

Christian Fahrenbach

Freelance journalist and lecturer on new media topics

Dr. Christian Fahrenbach is a freelance journalist and lecturer on new media topics in New York and Germany. In 2020 he reports for […]
13. October 2020

Christian Felder

XR Creator, Munich

Christian Felder is a storyteller, creative mind behind the camera as well as active in postproduction and production. With 20 years of professional […]
7. August 2017

Daniel Fiene

Rheinische Post & Deutschlandfunk Nova

Daniel Fiene is editor and since the beginning of the year host of the Tech Briefing of the platform ThePoineers. Every week, readers […]
13. October 2020

Debora Fikentscher

Bloggerin sevendayslove

Debora Fikentscher is a blogger with a passion for fashion, lifestyle & travel, a designer with heart & above all she loves to […]
22. September 2020

Kai Finke

Director Content Acquisitions & Co-Productions DACH/CEE, Netflix

In his more than five years at Netflix, Kai Finke has worked with producers, distributors and networks across Europe to build an impressive […]
13. October 2020

Sabine Frank

Head of Governmental Affairs and Public Policy YouTube DACH/CEE

Sabine Frank is Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy DACH/CEE of YouTube. Prior to that, she was responsible for the area of […]
3. September 2020

Dr. Oliver Friedrich

Global Partnerships; Broadcast & Entertainment DACH Google

27. October 2020

Jeanette Friedrich

Head of ISPO, Messe München

Dr. Jeanette Loos hat die neu geschaffene Position des Global Head of ISPO Group bei der Messe München übernommen. In ihren Verantwortungsbereich fallen […]
14. October 2020

Cécile Frot-Coutaz


Cecile joined YouTube in October 2018 as the Head of YouTube for Europe Middle East and Africa, in charge of the YouTube business, […]
21. September 2017

Thomas Fuchs

Director Medienanstalt Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein and Coordinator of the Technical Committee Networks, Technology, Convergence of the Directors' Conference of the State Media Authorities (DLM)

Thomas Fuchs (* 1965), LL.M. Eur., has been Director of the Media Authority Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH) since 2008. Nationwide, he is the coordinator […]
30. September 2020

Martin Fuchs

Political Consultant, Blogger and Speaker

Martin Fuchs advises governments, parliaments, political parties and administrations on digital communication. Previously, he was a political and strategic consultant in Brussels and […]
19. October 2020

Melanie Fuchs

Head of the Service, N-Joy

Melanie Fuchs has been working for N-JOY, the young radio program of NDR, since summer 2013. She was first an editor there, currently […]
22. September 2020

Dr. Meike Gebhard

Managing Director Utopia, Expert for Sustainability

Dr. Meike Gebhard holds a doctorate in environmental economics and worked as a research assistant at the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster until […]
30. September 2020

Anika Geisel

Public Policy Lead Facebook

Anika Geisel has been working for Facebook since 2014 and coordinates the company’s activities around elections in Europe, the Middle East and Africa […]
29. September 2020

Claudia Gelbe

Domain Expert Media&Digital, Kantar

Claudia Gelbe is Domain Expert Media&Digital at Kantar GmbH with 17 years of experience in market and communication research. She supports numerous large […]
9. September 2020

Angelika Gifford

Vice President Central Europe Facebook

Angelika Gifford has been Vice President Central Europe at Facebook since January 2020. In this position she is responsible for business development in […]
9. October 2020

Jeremy Gilbert

Knight Chair for Digital Media Strategy, Northwestern University Medill School

Jeremy Gilbert is the Knight Professor of Digital Media Strategy. Both his work and teaching focus on the content and revenue strategies of […]
13. October 2020

Alina Götz

Master student of architecture, Technical University of Munich

Alina Götz is a master’s student of architecture at the Technical University of Munich. Her special interests are in the fields of technology, […]
27. August 2020

Jessica J. González

Co-CEO Free Press

An accomplished attorney and racial-justice advocate, Jessica works closely with the executive team and key stakeholders to develop and execute strategies to advance Free Press’ […]
14. October 2020

Jane Goodall

Ph.D., DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace

It sounds like the beginning of a youthful adventure, but for Jane Goodall it becomes a life’s work. In 1960 she set up […]
13. October 2020

Christian Grece

European Television and On-demand Audiovisual Markets Analyst, EAO

Christian Grece joined the Market Information Department of the European Audiovisual Observatory in March 2013. He is responsible for economic reports and analyses […]
8. October 2020

Alex Green

Managing Director of Sport for Prime Video in Europe for Amazon

Alex Green is Managing Director of Sport for Prime Video in Europe. Alex created the strategy and spearheaded the rights negotiations to secure […]
1. October 2019

Claus Grewenig

Head of Media Policy, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland

Claus Grewenig was born in 1974 in Landau. After studying law in Heidelberg and Freiburg im Breisgau and completing his legal clerkship at […]
8. September 2020

Clarens Grollmann

Film producer, game developer K5 Factory

As a graduate computer scientist he wears two hats. On the one hand he works as a film producer. In this function he […]
5. October 2020

Yamina Grossmann

Head of Central Marketing Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung

Yamina Grossmann has been Head of Central Marketing at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH since July 2017. Before that, the business administration graduate worked […]
22. August 2019

Verena Gründel

Editor-in-Chief, Werben & Verkaufen

23. September 2020

Kübra Gümüşay

Journalist, Blogger, Author and Activist

Kübra Gümüsay, born 1988, is one of Germany’s most influential intellectual and political activists. She studied political sciences in Hamburg at the London […]
22. August 2019

Richard Gutjahr


Richard Gutjahr is a graduate of the Deutsche Journalistenschule in Munich. He studied politics and communication science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University. After working for […]
13. October 2020

Sven Hagemeier

Director Inventory Partnerships EMEA, The Trade Desk

As Director Inventory Partnerships EMEA, Sven Hagemeier is responsible for connections with SSPs and media companies in order to offer media buyers maximum […]
27. August 2020

Florian Hager

Deputy Programme Director / Channel Manager ARD Mediathek, ARD

After studying media technology, computer science and multimedia (HDM Stuttgart) and journalism and film studies (Paris/Mainz), Florian Hager worked first as an editor […]
29. September 2020

Cory Haik

Chief Digital Officer Vice

As Chief Digital Officer, Cory Haik focuses on global audience growth and development, platform partnerships and digital product innovation. With a journalism career […]
5. September 2017

Dr. Barbara Hans

Chief Editor DER SPIEGEL

Barbara Hans has been editor-in-chief of SPIEGEL since 2019, before that she was editor-in-chief of SPIEGEL ONLINE. She wrote her dissertation in 2015 […]
12. October 2020

Claudia Hart


Claudia Hart emerged as part of a generation of 90s intermedia artists in the “identity art” niche. She still examines issues of identity, […]
14. October 2020

Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink

Director Leibniz Institute for Media Research, Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI)

27. August 2020

Martina Hausel

Co-Owner and Creative Director ELEMENT C.

Martina Hausel has been managing the Munich-based communications agency ELEMENT C as co-owner and creative director for 15 years. At ELEMENT C, communication […]
27. August 2020

Scott Havens

Chief Growth Officer & Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Bloomberg Media Group

Scott Havens has been promoted to the position of Chief Growth Officer and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships in August 2020. Before that, […]
9. September 2020

Dunja Hayali

News Anchor ZDF

Born in Westphalia to Iraqi-Christian parents, Hayali has been responsible for ZDF’s news magazines since 2007: Since 2010 she has been the main […]
21. September 2020

Cathrin Hegner


Cathrin Hegner has been working as a freelance journalist and presenter in Munich since 2008. After studying communication sciences and market and advertising […]
24. September 2020

Dr. Helge Heidemeyer

Director of the Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial Foundation

Dr. Helge Heidemeyer was born in Remscheid in 1963 and studied Modern and Medieval History, Political Science and Economics in Passau and Munich […]
27. August 2020

Harald Heider

Media Analyst

Harald Heider is one of the most renowned media analysts in Germany. The economist worked for almost 30 years in investment banking and […]
14. August 2017

Christian Heise

 News Product Partnerships Lead, Google

Christian Heise is News Product Partnerships Lead at Google. He is responsible for all products with focus on the publishing and news industry […]
5. October 2020

Nele Heise

Freelance Media Researcher

Nele Heise is a freelance media researcher and lecturer for digital media, her main focus is on podcasting, online audio and digital ethics. […]
10. October 2018

Dr. Anna Herold

Head of Unit Audiovisual and Media Services Policy, European Commission

Anna Herold is currently Head of the Audiovisual and Media Policy Unit at the European Commission. She was previously Member of Cabinet of […]
17. September 2019

Dr. Florian Herrmann

Head of the Bavarian State Chancellery, Minister of State for Federal and European Affairs and Media

22. August 2019

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hess

Director, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Neue Medien, LMU

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hess has been Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) and Director of the Institute […]
27. August 2020

Tom Hillenbrand

Journalist and author

Tom Hillenbrand, born in 1972, studied European politics, worked as a trainee at the Holtzbrinck School of Journalism and was head of department […]
22. September 2020

Dr. Norbert Himmler

Program Director ZDF

Norbert Himmler was born in Mainz in 1971. He studied German language and literature and political science in Mainz and Munich and received […]
26. August 2019

Thomas Hinrichs

Information Director, BR

Thomas Hinrichs, born 1968 in Aurich, studied history, German language and literature, journalism and law in Göttingen, at Amherst College, Mass., USA and […]
27. August 2020

Katja Hofem


Katja Hofem has been CCMO and managing director of Joyn since April 2019. Previously, as Chief Operating Officer and member of the management […]
1. September 2020

Britta Hofmann

Moderator Sky Sport

30. September 2020

Ulla Holthoff

Sports Journalist, BR

Ulla Holthoff *7.6.1958 in Welver (district of Soest, Westphalia) 6 years secondary school, 3 years grammar school, Abitur 1977 in total 12 years […]
16. October 2020

Andreas Hombach

Director Insights Division Kantar

Andreas Hombach is Director in the Insights Division at Kantar. In this position, he leads the survey of the Digitization Report and is […]
3. October 2020

Andreas Horchler

Gründer & CEO podcon.de

Andreas Horchler, born in 1963, is founder and CEO of the communications consultancy podcon.de. He advises companies on the design of their corporate […]
23. September 2020

Stefan Huegel

COO/CPO, IDG Deutschland

For more than two decades Stefan Huegel has been observing and shaping the developments in the digital media industry for companies such as […]
27. August 2019

Christian Hufnagel

Advisor for Central Programme Tasks, SWR audio lab

Christian Hufnagel (M.A.) is a speaker in the Culture Programme Directorate and digital radio expert at Südwestrundfunk. At SWR audio lab, he investigates […]
18. October 2019

Simon Hurtz

Journalist & Author

Simon Hurtz was responsible for digital topics as editor of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Now he writes as a freelance author about social media, […]
22. September 2020

Thomas Hutter

Thomas Hutter is owner and managing director of Hutter Consult AG. Known as the “Facebook guru” of the first hour and as one […]
13. October 2020

Ines Imdahl

Managing Director Rheingold Salon

Ines Imdahl studied psychology at the University of Cologne with a focus on morphology. Since January 2000 she was managing director and owner […]
22. September 2020

Stephan Ippers

Employee Communication, Media Development Audi

Stephan Ippers comes from the publishing industry. Since 2003, he has been working in the internal communications of globally operating companies such as […]
7. September 2020

Stefanie Jäckel

General Director Strategy & Development Ad Alliance

Stefanie Jäckel, born 1969 in Koblenz, studied business administration and marketing at the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden. After her graduation, the […]
9. September 2020

Sham Jaff

Political Scientist and Journalist

Sham Jaff is a political scientist and advocate of Context First Education. In 2014, she launched the English newsletter ‘what happened last week’ […]
29. September 2020

Oliver Jahn

Chief Creative Director und Executive Business Director AD Architectural Digest und AD Culture Consultancy

Oliver Jahn has been editor-in-chief of AD Architectural Digest Germany since 2011. The brand AD, journalistic style authority of the international design, interior […]
3. September 2019

Olivier Jollet

Managing Director Europe, Pluto TV

Olivier Jollet is Senior Vice President Emerging Business at ViacomCBS Networks Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. In this role, Jollet is responsible […]
13. October 2020

Dr. Armin Jungbluth

Head of Division – Legal framework for digital services, media industry, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Dr. Armin Jungbluth has been head of Division „Legal framework for digital services, media in-dustry“ since July 1st 2017. Before he has been […]
27. August 2020

Tina Jürgens

Managing Director Zebra-Audio.Net

Tina Jürgens is managing director of the Podcast network zebra audio.net, which brings Podcast producers and recruit-rubbing together and supports it from the […]
12. October 2020

Alina Kadlubsky

Director of Communicatin Open AR Cloud Association | Managing Director Open AR Cloud Europe

Alina Kadlubsky Product Designer Art Director WebXR Developer by Day. Managing Director Open AR Cloud Europe, Director of Communications and Lead of the […]
27. August 2020

Superna Kalle

Executive Vice President, International Digital Networks, Starz

Superna Kalle is Executive Vice President, International Digital Networks. She reports directly to Starz Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Hirsch and is based in the […]
16. October 2020

Thomas Kanschat

CEO SpotCom

Thomas Kanschat has been managing director of the audio marketer SpotCom since 2001. He has been working for the ANTENNE BAYERN Group since […]
27. August 2020

Manuela Kasper-Claridge

Editor-in-Chief Deutsche Welle

Manuela Kasper-Claridge is a trained journalist. She studied economics and sociology, completed a traineeship at the SFB and has worked as an editor […]
12. October 2020

Ronan Keating

Presenter Magic Radio

2020 sees Ronan Keating starting his 27th year in the music industry, making him something of an anomaly in the world of pop music. […]
9. September 2020

Carolin Kebekus

Moderator / Comedian / Producer UnterhaltungsFlotte TV

Carolin Kebekus was born in 1980 almost in the center of Cologne, the clinic was actually located only a few meters outside the […]
15. October 2020

Katja Keller

Director, Corporate Tax Services KPMG

Katja Keller has been working for more than 14 years in comprehensive national and international tax consulting for companies of different sizes and […]
14. October 2020

Rainer A. Kellerhals

Managing Director, Media & Communications EMEA, Microsoft

Rainer Kellerhals, Managing Director, Media & Communications EMEA at Microsoft, advises large media and telecommunications companies on leveraging the Microsoft platform to drive […]
21. October 2019

Wolfgang Kerler

Editor-in-chief and co-founder, 1E9

30. September 2020

Tatjana Kerschbaumer

Journalist, turi2

Tatjana Kerschbaumer is a freelance journalist in the fields of media and travel. After studying journalism and politics and completing her training at […]
16. October 2020

Michael Kerscher

Head of IT Antenne Bayern

Michael Kerscher is Head of Technology / IT at ANTENNE BAYERN. The graduate engineer studied electrical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences […]
6. October 2020

Flo Kerschner

Programmleiter Funkhaus Nürnberg

Florian Kerschner has had a classic radio career via the stations AFK, Charivari, Radio Galaxy and Radio Energy. Since 2012 he has been […]
23. October 2020

Jennifer Kipka

Account Manager Goldbach Germany

Jennifer Kipka is Account Manager at Goldbach Germany GmbH and has over 10 years of experience in the media industry. From 2008 to […]
21. September 2020

Prof. Dr. Marcus Kleiner

Professor for Media and Communication Science SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Marcus S. Kleiner, born in 1973, is Professor of Media and Communication Science at the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences […]
13. October 2020

Ulrich Klenke

Brand Director of Deutsche Telekom

16. October 2020

Angelika Knop

Freelance journalist and moderator

Angelika Knop is a freelance journalist and presenter specializing in law and media. She also teaches digital journalism, storytelling and media law as […]
27. October 2020

Matze Knop


Matthias “Matze” Knop expressed his career aspirations at the tender age of five: “I will be Rudi Carrell. He went to radio and […]
1. October 2019

Julia Köberlein

Founder and Managing Director, Kontextlab

Julia Köberlein and Bernhard Scholz founded the Kontextlab as part of an interdisciplinary team to develop a tool to convey knowledge in its […]
1. September 2020

Thomas Koch

Media consultant The DOOH Consultancy / Podcast Zwei Herren mit Hund

Thomas Koch is 68 years old and has been in the media business for 48 years. The media planner first spent fourteen years […]
9. October 2020

Uli Köppen

Team Lead BR Data Bayerischer Rundfunk

Uli Köppen is interested in all things journalism, automation, algorithms and digital strategy. She had the chance to found two teams together with […]
13. October 2020

Marc-Sven Kopka

Vice President External Affairs NEW WORK SE

22. September 2020

Felix Kovac

General Manager Antenne Bayern

Felix Kovac has been Managing Director of the ANTENNE BAYERN Group since July 2019. He began his radio career immediately after graduating from […]
22. September 2020

Anna Kraft

Anchorwoman Eurosport

Anna Kraft is the fastest anchorwoman on German television. Since 2018 the former competitive athlete and German champion in sprinting/relayers has been working […]
15. October 2020

Dr. Michael Kramer

Partner Deal Advisory KPMG

Michael has been consulting media and technology companies for 16 years. He specializes in valuation and due diligence issues in the deal environment. […]
13. October 2020

Senta Krasser


Senta Krasser writes freely about media; formerly in the Süddeutsche Zeitung, today in medium magazin, Medienkorrespondenz, DWDL et al. Since 2006 she has […]
1. September 2020

Tino Krause

Country Director DACH Facebook

Tino Krause has been Country Director DACH since February 2019 and is responsible for the business development of the company in Germany, Austria […]
16. August 2017

Dr. Markus Kreher

Head of Finance Advisory & Head of Media, KPMG

Dr. Markus Kreher is Partner & Head of Finance Advisory and Head of Media at KPMG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. He has over 20 years of […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Wolfgang Kreißig

Chairman of Directors' Conference of the State Media Authorities

Dr. Kreißig has been Chairman of the Commission for Admission and Supervision (ZAK) and the Directors’ Conference of the State Media Authorities (DLM) […]
12. September 2019

Dr. Jörn Krieger

Media Journalist

Dr Jörn Krieger has been working as a freelance journalist specialised in cable, satellite, broadband, and multimedia since 1990. The media expert, who […]
13. October 2020

Florian Kubiak

Teacher and media pedagogical consultant for Digital education

After training as an IT systems electronics engineer, he studied to become a teacher and also media education. He works as a teacher […]
27. August 2020

Nataly Kudiabor

Producer UFA Fiction

Nataly Kudiabor began her career in 1994 at the media group RTL, where she was responsible for the daytime/series “Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten” […]
14. October 2020

Dr. Ľuboš Kukliš

Vice Chairman of the European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA)

Dr. Ľuboš Kukliš works in a leading position at the Radio Council of Slovakia. He is the Broadcasting Council’s representative in the European […]
22. August 2019

Annette Kümmel

Senior Vice President Media Policy, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE / Chairwoman, VAUNET

Annette Kümmel studied journalism, political science and law in Mainz. She is Senior Vice President Governmental Relations & Regulatory Affairs at ProSiebenSat.1 Media […]
23. October 2020

Jan Lachauer

Creative Director, K5 Factory

14. October 2020

Ladies First

Cabaret artists & podcasters

LADIES first! – Portrait of funny women A podcast by Franziska Wanninger and Claudia Pichler. The two Munich cabaret artists Franziska Wanninger and […]
13. October 2020

Franziska Ladiges

Lawyer, specialist lawyer for information technology law SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte  

After studying at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and completing her legal clerkship in Frankfurt am Main, Franziska Ladiges was admitted to the […]
29. September 2020

Pia Lamberty

Social Psychologist and Author

Pia Lamberty is a psychologist, author and expert on conspiracy ideologies. Her research took her to the universities of Cologne, Mainz and Beer […]
22. September 2020

Mirko Lange

Founder and Managing Director Scompler

Mirko Lange is the founder and CEO of Scompler, a provider of a complete solution consisting of software, methodology and consulting for Strategic Content […]
10. September 2020

Matthias Leitner

Digital Storyteller and Strategy Designer

Matthias Leitner is a digital storyteller and strategy designer for companies, NGOs, foundations and the public sector. He designs digital innovation projects such […]
13. October 2020

Leonie singt


Bittersweet-melancholic songs, performed with lascivious-smoky timbre – the band “Leonie Singt” takes its listeners into a musical world that stylistically moves between folk, […]
12. October 2020

Wolfgang Link

Chairman ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE & CEO Seven.One Entertainment Group

Wolfgang Link (*22 March 1968 in Tegernsee) was appointed to the ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE Executive Board in March 2020 and as CEO is […]
27. August 2020

Vera Linß

Moderator and journalist

Vera Linß, born in 1968, was a trainee at GDR television from 1986 to 1987. From 1987 to 1991 she studied journalism in […]
27. August 2020

Martin Liss

Managing Partner podcast360

As one of the few established managers in German radio, Martin Liss has also gained experience in other media genres. He was programme […]
5. October 2018

Prof. Dr. Frank Lobigs

University Professor for Media Economics, TU Dortmund

Frank Lobigs has held a professorship for media economics at the TU Dortmund University since 2007. In research, teaching and expert opinions he […]
13. October 2020

Uta Löhrer

Bavarian State Centre for Political Education, Deputy Director

Uta Löhrer grew up in Allgäu. After studying German and English at the University of Augsburg and University of Birmingham, she was a […]
12. October 2020

Michal Lovecky

Creative Director, CEO & Co-founder of Cyan Planet

Michal Lovecky is a creative XR technologist, founder, and CEO building an immersive media platform to elicit empathy and spark action for ocean […]
30. September 2020

Marie Ludwig

Crossmedia Journalist, Rheinische Post, Düsseldorf

Marie Ludwig completed two bachelor’s degrees in Social Sciences as well as Politics and Sociology in Aachen and a master’s degree in Journalism […]
13. October 2020

Marco Maier

Geschäftsführer Radio/Tele FFH

Marco Maier, who was born in Aschaffenburg in 1972, is a businessman and journalist. Before his career in the media, he worked as […]
19. September 2019

Dr. Andrea Malgara

Managing Director, Mediaplus Gruppe

Dr. Andrea Malgara, born in 1965, has been working in the holding company of the Mediaplus Group, a subsidiary of theServiceplan Group, since […]
27. October 2020

Jana Marschallek

Managing Director Projects & Consulting, TBO

Jana Marschallek (M.A.) is responsible for project management and consulting at TBO. She has been part of the management team since 2020. After […]
27. August 2020

Katja Marx

Director of Radio NDR

Katja Marx has been Radio Director of NDR since January. Prior to this, she was editor-in-chief of radio at Hessischer Rundfunk (hr) and […]
22. September 2020

Stefan Marx


Stefan Marx has been an integral part of the Berlin technology start-up scene for several years. As co-founder and product developer for his […]
14. October 2020

Dan McCrum

Investigative Reporter, Financial Times

Dan is part of the FT’s investigations team. He is a former editor of FT Alphaville, and his work includes helping to expose accounting […]
13. September 2018

Holger Meinzer

Director Industry Relations Media&Telco, Microsoft

Holger Meinzer is Director Industry Relations Media & Telco at Microsoft.  In this role, he focuses on expanding partnerships with broadcasters, publishers and […]
27. October 2020



16. October 2020

Philipp Melzer

Head of Streams & Podcasts SOUNDGARAGE

Philipp Melzer was born in 1976 in Nuremberg. At the age of twelve, he uses his pirate transmitter to transmit from his children’s […]
22. September 2020

Martina Menegon


Martina Menegon (Italy, 1988) is an artist working with Interactive and Extended Reality Art. In her works, Martina creates intimate and complex assemblages of […]
3. September 2020

Matthias Milberg

General Manager Podcastberatung.de

Matthias’ heart beats for stories. As a child he listened to them on cassette. For a long time, he himself stood at the […]
15. October 2020

Thilo Mischke

Journalist, Reporter, TV Producer

Thilo Mischke (39), journalist, reporter, TV producer. He has just been awarded the Bavarian Television Prize for his reportage “ProSieben Spezial: Deutsche an […]
12. October 2020

Dr. Judith Möller

Assistant Professor of Political Communication, Department of Communication Science, University of Amsterdam

Judith Möller is Assistant Professor of Political Communication at the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam. She is associated with […]
7. September 2020

Dr. Katarzyna Mol-Wolf

Managing Partner INSPIRING NETWORK and Editorial Director of EMOTION, FAZ supervisory board member.

Dr. Katarzyna Mol-Wolf is Managing Partner of INSPIRING NETWORK and Editorial Director of EMOTION, as well as a member of the FAZ Supervisory […]
10. September 2020

Sebastian Morawietz

Composer and Musician

Sebastian is a composer and producer based in Berlin, Germany. He works at the meeting point of classical, minimalism and electronic music. His style […]
21. September 2020

Robin Sho Moser

CEO Eye Candy Lab

Robin Sho Moser is Co-Founder and CEO of eyecandylab, a company that has been providing interactive augmented reality solutions to customers in the […]
16. October 2020

Thomas Moser

Head of Music Editorial Office ROCK ANTENNE

Thomas Moser did not start his radio career in Germany, but at an American university in the classical college radio. A subsequent internship […]
12. October 2020

Ninja Müller

Marine biologist, environmental scientist and co-founder of Cyan Planet

Ninja Müller is a marine biologist, environmental scientist and co-founder of Cyan Planet. She won the first prize of sustainability at the Dies […]
23. September 2020

Thomas Münzner

Director Content Acquisition & Original Production, Joyn

Thomas Münzner was one of the participants who gave the starting signal for Germany’s new streaming platform of P7S1 and Discovery in March […]
19. October 2020

Shankho Mukherjee

Agency Lead LinkedIn

Shankho Mukherjee joined LinkedIn in 2018 to be part of the leadership team at LinkedIn Marketing Solutions and to manage the agency business […]
9. September 2019

Dr. Michael Müller

Chief Distribution Officer, Legal & Regulatory, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE

Dr. Michael Müller is responsible for Governmental Affairs, Regulatory, Distribution Legal and Rights Management at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. He is Deputy Chairman of […]
23. September 2020

Dr. Tim Mundhenke

Tax Consultant, Head of Finance, Funke Media Group

Head of Finance with a special focus on optimizing and digitizing the finance function to meet the need for reliable and quickly available […]
23. September 2020

Andreas Mundt

President Bundeskartellamt

Andreas Mundt is a lawyer and studied law in Bonn and Lausanne/Switzerland. Following the second state examination in law, he joined the Federal […]
23. September 2020

Christoph Nann

General Manager CarlNann

Born in 1977, Christoph Nann started his career as an advertising copywriter in 1998, working for agencies such as Grabarz & Partner and […]
19. October 2020

Daniel Netschajew

Vice President Creative & Production, Studio71

Daniel Netschajew is Vice President Creative & Production at Studio71 and has been with the company since 2013, heading the internal creative and […]
14. October 2020

Matthew Newman

Chief Correspondent, MLex

Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his […]
22. September 2020

Daniel Nikolaou

Executive Producer Podcasts Spotify Studios

Daniel Nikolaou has built up the podcast division at Spotify in Germany since 2015 and is responsible for all original German-language podcasts as […]
13. October 2020

Renate Nikolay

Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Vera Jourova, European Commission

Renate Nikolay is the Head of Cabinet of Vĕra Jourová, Vice-President of the Commission, responsible for Values and Transparency, where she deals with […]
30. September 2020

Gülseren Ölcüm

Journalist & Editor, Y-Kolletiv

Gülseren Ölcüm, born 1985 in Berlin. Works since 2016 as a permanent team member of the Y-Kollectiv. She studied history and culture of […]
26. August 2019

Prof. Dr. Stephan Ory

Director and Chairman, Institut für Europäisches Medienrecht (EMR)

Founding member, chairman and since July 2014 director of the Institute for European Media Law as well as founding member and board member […]
2. October 2020

Johannes Ott

Managing Director of Program Radio Gong 96,3

Johannes Ott’s broadcasting career began in 1998 at the local radio station Radio Lindau on Lake Constance. In 1999, he moved to the […]
22. September 2020

Henrik Pabst

Chief Content Officer, Managing Director Seven.One Entertainment Group 

Henrik Pabst has been Chief Content Officer and Managing Director of Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH since March 2020. He is responsible for the further […]
3. September 2018

Sebastian Pähler

Moderator // Deutschlandfunk Nova

27. August 2020

Marc Palatucci

Senior Foresight Associate, Future Today Institute

Marc Palatucci is a Senior Foresight Associate at the Future Today Institute, specializing in culture, art, technology, storytelling, communication and strategic management. He […]
7. October 2019

Fabrizio Palmas

Creative & Technical Director, straightlabs

Fabrizio Palmas, with his background in business administration and IT, is Creative & Technical Director at straightlabs. He leads an interdisciplinary team in […]
29. September 2020

Laura Papendick

Anchorwoman SPORT1

Laura Papendick presents the “SPORT1 News” on SPORT1, is co-host of the “CHECK24 Doppelpass” and also accompanies the DFB Cup live matches from […]
30. September 2019

Dr. Jan-Hendrik Passoth

Head of the Digital Media Lab, Munich Center for Technology in Society, Technische Universität München

Jan-Hendrik Passoth is head of the Digital Media Lab at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at the Technical University of Munich. […]
22. October 2020

Felix Patzke

CEO Heimspiel 

16. October 2020

Christiane Paul

Adjunct Curator of Digital Art, Whitney Museum of American Art

Christiane Paul is Chief Curator / Director of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center and Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School, as well as […]
2. October 2020

Joe Pawlas

Managing Director Antenne Deutschland

Joe Pawlas (34) has been CEO of Antenne Deutschland, a joint venture of Absolut GmbH & Co. KG and Media Broadcast GmbH. At […]
22. August 2019

Jessica Peppel-Schulz

CEO Condé Nast Deutschland

Jessica Peppel-Schulz has been CEO of Condé Nast Germany since April 2019. Her task: The transformation of the traditional publishing house with great […]
10. September 2020

Dr. Vesna Petresin

Transdisciplinary Artist and Thinker

Dr. Vesna Petresin is a transdisciplinary artist and thinker. She has a practice as a time-architect, composing and performing with sound, voice, space, […]
12. October 2020

Arthur Petto

Co-founder Blickwinkel Tour

Arthur Petto has been self-employed for 10 years in media design for digital and print media and co-founded the company Blickwinkel Tour in […]
12. September 2019

Dr. Susanne Pfab

Secretary General, ARD

Dr. Susanne Pfab has been Secretary General of the ARD since 2015. She is the contact person in Berlin for politics, associations and […]
2. October 2020

Tim Pfeilschifter

Product Manager Voice, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Tim Pfeilschifter is Product Manager for Voice at Bayerischer Rundfunk. He is responsible for the strategy of the State Broadcasting Corporation on voice […]
22. September 2020

Christian Pfennig

Member of the Management Board DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH

Christian Pfennig is a member of the management of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH and Director of Corporate and Brand Communications, Public Affairs. […]
1. October 2020

Dr. Claudia Pichler

Cabaretist, "POLTologist", Podcaster

Dr. Claudia Pichler studied literature and received her doctorate with a thesis on Gerhard Polt. She has been working in the artist management […]
14. October 2020

Nicole Pobst

XR Creator

Nicole Popst studied art, multimedia and physics at the LMU. She has various practical experiences as a research assistant in the field of […]
3. October 2020

Ralf Podszus

Head of Podcast Unit PODEVER

Ralf Podszus, expert for digital audio. He is head of the PODEVER Podcast Unit and has been creating gripping audio content for over […]
27. August 2020

Ute Poprawe

Self-employed consultant

Ute Poprawe was trained at WPP as Agency Manager and Worldwide Coordinator. At the age of 41, she was Global Client Leader of […]
9. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pörksen

Professor of Media Studies, University of Tübingen

Bernhard Pörksen is Professor of Media Studies at the University of Tübingen and is well known for his work on scandal research and […]
8. October 2020

Thomas Port

Managing Director Seven.One Sports

Thomas Port has been managing director of Seven.One Sports GmbH since March 2020. He is responsible for Sales Commercial Partnerships and Cooperations as […]
9. October 2020

Dominic Possoch

Journalist Bayerischer Rundfunk

Dominic Possoch studied at the Catholic University of Eichstätt and has been working for Bayerischer Rundfunk since 2013. First as a reporter for […]
4. October 2019

Michael Praetorius


Michael Praetorius, born 1978 in Munich, is a publicist, consultant and entrepreneur. His areas of expertise include digital media concepts and the development […]
27. August 2020

Lisa Priller-Gebhardt

Freelance journalist

Lisa Priller-Gebhardt is a freelance journalist and writes about the German media landscape, mainly for the trade magazine Werben & Verkaufen, but also […]
9. September 2020

Frederike Probert

Founder Mission Female

Frederike Probert is a successful and committed entrepreneur in the digital industry and an expert on gender diversity issues. She has spent the […]
27. August 2020

Falco Punch

TikTok Creator / Video Artist

FALCO PUNCH: His stage name is derived from the signature move of the same name by the famous Nintendo action hero Captain Falcon […]
22. September 2020

Sebastian Quast

Janina Totzauer, Sebastian Quast and Tatjana Vall are media artists from Munich. They are students and graduates of the Munich Art Academy and […]
22. August 2019

Heike Raab

State Secretary Rhineland-Palatinate responsible for the coordination of the media policy of the states

State Secretary Heike Raab, born in 1965, studied political science and law before working as a research assistant in the German Bundestag and […]
14. August 2017

Gerrit Rabenstein

Head of Partnership Solutions News & Publishers DACH, Google

Gerrit Rabenstein is Head of Partnership Solutions News & Publishers for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He is responsible for partnerships and cooperations between […]
1. September 2020

Jacques Raynaud

Executive Vice President Sports Sky Deutschland

Jacques Raynaud has been Executive Vice President Sports at Sky Deutschland since April 2018 and is responsible for the Sports and Sky Media […]
14. October 2020

Matthias Razum

Head of e-Research division,  FIZ Karlsruhe

Matthias Razum is the head of the e-Research division at FIZ Karlsruhe. He is a business information scientist by training, but has long […]
24. September 2020

Stefanie Reger

Press Spokeswoman of Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM)

Stefanie Reger is the press spokeswoman of the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM). Prior to that, she was press spokesperson for […]
3. October 2020

Theresa Rentsch

Head of Product Management, dpa

As Head of Product Management Theresa Rentsch is responsible for editorial product management at dpa. After studying in Leipzig and Berlin, she worked […]
5. October 2020

Horst Rettig

Managing Director münchen.tv & tv.ingolstadt

Since July 2018, Horst Rettig has been managing director of one of the most important local television stations in Bavaria, münchen.tv, and since […]
22. September 2020

Julia Reuter

Managing Director Strategy, Human Resources & Culture, Media Group RTL Germany

Julia Reuter, born 1972 in Frankfurt am Main, has been Managing Director of Strategy, Human Resources and Culture at Mediengruppe RTL since May […]
12. September 2019

Dr. Markus Riese

Head of Marketing, Executive Departement Bayerischer Rundfunk

Since May 2017, Dr. Markus Riese has been responsible for marketing at Bayerischer Rundfunk in the main department Intendanz and since January 2018 […]
3. October 2020

Benjamin Risom

Vice President FYEO

Benjamin Risom (34) is Vice President of FYEO (For Your Ears Only) and in his role responsible for the new audio & podcast […]
6. October 2020

Patrik Rist

Moderator, Funkhaus Nürnberg

It was clear early on that the medium of radio fascinates Patrik Rist. Already at the age of 5 years he recorded with […]
10. August 2018

Sebastian Romanus

Managing Director Studio71

Sebastian Romanus has been Managing Director of Studio71, the digital studio and multiplatform network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, since June 2017 and is […]
27. August 2020

Prof. Jay Rosen

Professor New York University

Jay Rosen has been teaching journalism at New York University since 1986. He is the author of PressThink, a blog about journalism and […]
29. September 2020

Emanuel Rotstein

Senior Director Programming, A+E Networks Germany

Since November 2010, Emanuel Rotstein has been responsible for the local in-house productions of the stations HISTORY and Crime + Investigation (previously A&E […]
13. October 2020

Melanie Rupp

Marketing, Brand Advertising, SEAT Deutschland

Melanie Rupp is responsible for the planning and implementation of 360° campaigns for the SEAT and CUPRA brands in the Brand Advertising department […]
22. October 2020

Christian Russ

Head of Sales Samsung Ads  DACH

As Head of Sales, Christian Russ leads the establishment and development of Samsung Ads in the DACH region. Prior to that he worked […]
12. September 2018

Özlem Sarikaya

Journalistin & Moderatorin // BR Fernsehen

Özlem Sarikaya studierte Politikwissenschaft an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München. Sie arbeitet als Fernsehjournalistin und Moderatorin. Sarikaya entwickelte und moderiert seit Jahren für das […]
2. September 2019

Jürgen Scharrer

Editor-in-Chief, Horizont

After completing a commercial apprenticeship and studying economics, Jürgen Scharrer began his journalistic career in 1995 at the “Lebensmittel Zeitung” (Deutscher Fachverlag). This […]
21. September 2020

Dirk Schart

CMO and President RE'FLEKT

Dirk Schart is the CMO & President of RE’FLEKT—an Enterprise AR startup—based in Munich and San Francisco. In his current role with the […]
13. August 2017

Holger Schellkopf

Chefredakteur Digital, W&V

Holger Schellkopf is editor-in-chief and member of the management at W&V. He is socialized with print, converted to digital and thinks both are […]
6. October 2020

Marion Schieder


28. October 2020

Andy Schimeck

Global Sales Director, Equip Outdoor Technologies UK

9. September 2019

Tobias Schiwek

Managing Director, Divimove

Since January 2019, Tobias Schiwek is responsible for the international business of the first pan-European studio and talent agency Divimove, which is part […]
12. October 2020

Dr. Tobias Schmid

Director State Media Authority NRW, Deputy Member KJM, Chairman European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA)

Tobias Schmid (born 1970) was Head of Media Policy at Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland from 2005 to 2016 and Executive Vice President Governmental Affairs […]
17. September 2019

Dr. Thorsten Schmiege

Managing Director, BLM

14. October 2020

Stefanie Schmitz

Senior Digital Manager, European Championships

Stefanie Schmitz is Senior Digital Manager at the European Championships and as Product Owner is responsible for the website and other digital product […]
22. August 2019

Siegfried Schneider

President, Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM)

Siegfried Schneider studied teaching and worked at various primary, secondary and special schools before moving to politics in 1994 as a member of […]
5. October 2020

Dr. Christoph Schneider

Managing Director DACH Amazon Prime Video

Dr. Christoph Schneider is Managing Director of Amazon Prime Video Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In his position he is responsible for the content […]
21. September 2020

Robert Schöffel

Journalist BR Data

Robert Schöffel (born 1979) has been working at BR Data, the data journalism unit of Bayerischer Rundfunk, since 2015. He heads a team […]
29. September 2020

Jörg Schönenborn

Program Director Information, Fiction and Entertainment WDR, Coordinator Television Film ARD

Jörg Schönenborn has been Program Director of WDR and Coordinator Television Film in ARD since May 1, 2014. Born in Solingen in 1964, […]
11. October 2019

Bernhard Scholz

Founder and Managing Director, Kontextlab

Julia Köberlein and Bernhard Scholz founded the Kontextlab as part of an interdisciplinary team to develop a tool to convey knowledge in its […]
23. October 2020

Kim Scholze

Community Manager ISPO Munich und OutDoor by ISPO

Kim Scholze has been Community Manager at ISPO Munich and OutDoor by ISPO since September 2015 and is responsible for the outdoor and […]
30. September 2020

Martina Schories

Data Journalist Süddeutsche Zeitung

Martina Schories is editor for data and investigative research in the development editorial department of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. She programs to find stories […]
9. September 2019

Willi Schreiner

Chairman, Verband Bayerischer Lokalrundfunk (VBL)

Willi Schreiner, born 1956, after studying education/theology, editor at a specialist magazine publisher in Mainz. 1984 change to electronic media. Establishment of several […]
23. October 2020

Michel Schütz

Producer, K5 Factory

12. October 2020

Rene Schulte

Director of Global Innovation at Valorem Reply and an expert in the VR/AR field.

René Schulte is Director of Global Innovation at Valorem Reply working with teams across the globe on emerging technologies like 3D volumetric video streaming, the AR […]
26. August 2019

Prof. Dr. Werner Schwaderlapp

Chairman, Conference of Committee Chairmen (GVK).

Prof. Dr. Werner Schwaderlapp studied philosophy, journalism and economics in Frankfurt, Tübingen and Mainz and received his doctorate in 1977. From 1978 he […]
23. September 2020

Karsten Schwanke

Science journalist, Meteorologist, Host ARD "Wetter Vor Acht" 

Since 1995, meteorologist Karsten Schwanke has been moderating the weather for ARD as well as WDR, SWR, NDR and RBB. Since 2018, he […]
25. October 2020

Markus Schwarzer

CEO, Cyanite

Markus Schwarzer is an entrepreneur at the interface of technology and music. His experience is based on his work in various start-ups in […]
3. August 2017

Petra Schwegler

Nachrichtenchefin // W&V

Petra Schwegler ist Ressortleiterin “Medien” bei W&V Online und Nachrichtenchefin der W&V. Vor Werben&Verkaufen war sie u.a. Redakteurin beim Kontakter und bei Kabel […]
9. October 2018

Sonja Schwetje

Chief Editor n-tv

Sonja Schwetje ntv has been editor-in-chief since 1 January 2014. Schwetje has been with Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland since 1998. After studying business administration […]
10. September 2020

Robert Scoble

Futurist and Author

Robert Scoble works with companies that are implementing Spatial Computing technologies, though he is taking some time off after finishing “The Infinite Retina” […]
12. October 2020

Harriet Scott

Presenter at Magic Radio

Harriet joined Magic Radio in August 2015, entertaining us on-air with her warm and fun presenting style. She got her start on the […]
4. September 2019

Jim Sengl

Head of Networking and Strategic Partnership, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

Jim Sengl is responsible for networking and strategic partnerships at MedienNetzwerk Bayern. One focus of his work is the identification of cross-industry cooperation […]
20. October 2020

Ulrike Simon

Media Journalist HORIZONT

Ulrike Simon, born 1968 in Heidelberg, has been working as a media journalist since 1993 and has been a writer at HORIZONT since […]
20. August 2018

Prof. Dr. Insa Sjurts

14. October 2020



SLATEC is the new project of Roman Sladek, the bandleader of the Jazzrausch Bigband. He brought together several soloists from his unique techno […]
10. September 2020

Eric Smutny

Head of Acquisition and Marketing, k5factory

Eric, born and raised in Canada, attended universities in Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne), France, and Salzburg (Paris-Lodron Universität Salzburg), Austria, where he studied Philosophy, Art […]
15. October 2020

Heike Snellen

Director Valuation KPMG

Heike Snellen has been advising media companies on transaction and valuation issues for 14 years. She specializes in the valuation of companies and […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Markus Söder

Bavarian Prime Minister

27. August 2020

Britta Sölter

Managing Director Athletia Sports

As Managing Director, Britta Sölter is responsible for the cooperation with clubs, leagues and international sports associations at Athletia Sports. The Cologne-based company […]
7. October 2020

Heiko Staab

Director Business Development, Co-Founder, Traffective

As co-founder of Traffective, Heiko Staab is responsible for the strategic orientation of the company. In the special role of Business Development, he […]
23. October 2020

Simon Staib

Co-founder and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) eqolot

Simon Staib is co-founder and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of eqolot, a company specialized in influencer marketing. Before founding the company, Simon Staib worked […]
23. September 2020

Werner Starz

Director Product Development Eurosport

Werner Starz has been with Eurosport for more than 20 years and during this time he was responsible for communication, marketing and distribution. […]
22. August 2019

Melanie Stein

Journalist, Presenter, stern Diskuthek

Melanie Stein is a journalist, presenter, producer and psychologist. Her focus is on politics, science and digital media. As editor and moderator of […]
12. October 2020

Colin Steinman

Secretary and Treasurer, Open AR Cloud

13. October 2020

Werner Stengg

Member of the Cabinet of Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission

Werner Stengg, who joined the European institutions in 1996, is currently a cabinet expert on the cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, dealing […]
13. October 2020

Maximilian Steverding

Master student Faculty of Architecture at the Technical University

Maximilian Steverding is a master student at the Faculty of Architecture at the Technical University of Munich. His interests lie in the field […]
3. October 2020

Frank Strässle

Managing Director Bayerische Medien Technik

Since 2002, Frank Strässle has been managing director of Bayerische Medien Technik (bmt) GmbH, a subsidiary of Bayerischer Rundfunk and Bayerische Landeszentrale für […]
23. September 2020

Kevin Straw

Director of Business Development, 8th Wall

Kevin Straw is the Director of Business Development for 8th Wall. Throughout his career, Kevin has developed business partnerships by licensing and distributing […]
23. September 2020

Jens Struck


Jens Struck is a sociologist. He works as a research assistant in the Department of Criminology and Interdisciplinary Crime Prevention at the German […]
28. August 2017

Stefan Sutor

CEO Medien.Bayern GmbH

27. August 2020

Michael Tallai

Managing Director Funke Medien Thüringen

Michael Tallai has headed the Erfurt newspaper publishing house since 2015, which publishes the Thüringer Allgemeine, Ostthüringer Zeitung and Thüringische Landeszeitung, among others. […]
27. August 2020

Stefanie Tannrath

CEO UniversalMcCann

Stefanie has been active in the media agency scene for over 15 years. After her studies in Hamburg, Dublin and Utrecht, she first […]
23. September 2020

Andrea Tauber-Koch

Media Management Commerzbank AG, Deputy Chairwoman OWM

The Commerzbank Media Manager knows all sides of the advertising market from her own experience. Before moving to the customer side, she worked […]
27. August 2020

Svenja Teichmann

Managing director crowdmedia

Svenja Teichmann is founder and managing director of crowdmedia GmbH – consulting agency for digital marketing. In addition to consulting and agency business, […]
22. September 2020

Holger Thalheimer

CEO PHD Germany

In his now 25-year career, Holger Thalheimer has worked with many of the largest and most successful brands in the world. After initial […]
12. October 2020

Lara Thiede

assistant editor in Chief at jetzt

Lara Thiede is assistant editor-in-chief of jetzt, the young magazine of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. She has been working at jetzt for almost four […]
12. October 2020

Tamiko Thiel


Winner of SAT Montreal’s 2018 Visionary Pioneer Award for 30+ years of media artworks exploring the interplay of place, space, the body and […]
22. September 2020

Ines Thomas

Business & Leadership Coach and Communication Consultant

As a business & leadership coach and communications consultant, Ines Thomas accompanies companies and decision makers in dynamic industries and phases. She knows […]
22. September 2020

Dr. Henning Tewes

COO Programme Affairs & Multichannel, Co-CEO TVNOW, Mediagroup RTL Deutschland

Henning Tewes, born 1972 in Mühlheim an der Ruhr, has been responsible for production management, program purchasing as well as NITRO, VOXup, RTLplus […]
19. October 2020

Minh Thu Tran

Freelance Journalist

After studying political science in Munich and Aix-en-Provence, Minh Thu Tran attended the German School of Journalism and now works as a freelance […]
17. September 2019

Pauline Tillmann

Founder and Chief Editor, Deine Korrespondentin

Pauline Tillmann has been project manager at the DW Akademie in the area of media viability since 2019 and networks media start-ups worldwide. […]
23. October 2020

Mikel Tischner

Technical Artist, K5 Factory 

22. September 2020

Stephanie Tönjes

Senior Communications Manager Deutsche Telekom

Stephanie Tönjes is Senior Communications Manager in the Corporate Communications department at Deutsche Telekom in Bonn. Since 2017, she has been responsible for […]
22. September 2020

Janina Totzauer

Media Artist, Traveller and Communication Designer

Janina Totzauer, Sebastian Quast and Tatjana Vall are media artists from Munich. They are students and graduates of the Munich Art Academy and […]
19. October 2020

Aaron Troschke

Content Creator

Aaron Troschke is a German presenter, reporter and web video producer. He became known through his appearances on Wer wird Millionär? and Celebrity […]
23. August 2019

Mirijam Trunk

Managing Director, Audio Alliance

Mirijam Trunk, born 1991 in Bamberg, started her journalistic career at the local radio station in Bamberg and at the student radio station […]
10. September 2019

Marcel Tuljus

Head of Audio/Radio, Konsole Labs

Marcel Tuljus has been Head of Audio / Radio at the Berlin audio innovation company Konsole Labs since July 2020. He is responsible […]
8. October 2020

Till Uhrig

Head of Video Content/Creative Director, TERRITORY

Till Uhrig, who studied communication science, has been head of the moving image unit at TERRITORY in Hamburg as Creative Director / Head […]
15. September 2020

Janin Ullmann

For almost 20 years Janin Ullmann has been an integral part of the German television landscape and it is hard to imagine the […]
8. October 2020

Mathias Ullrich

Managing Director LIGA2037

Mathias Ullrich is Managing Director of the strategy consultancy LIGA2037 – a subsidiary of the LIGANOVA Group, which is dedicated to the transformation […]
22. September 2020

Tajana Vall

Janina Totzauer, Sebastian Quast and Tatjana Vall are media artists from Munich. They are students and graduates of the Munich Art Academy and […]
10. September 2019

Helmut van Rinsum

Owner, editorial office HvR

8. October 2020

Alwin Viereck

Head of Programmatic, Ad Technology & Product

Alwin Viereck has been working for United Internet Media since August 2018 as divisional director. He is responsible for the areas of Programmatic […]
16. October 2020

George Vitale

Exhibition maker and artistic director

George Vitale is an exhibition maker and artistic director based in Berlin. His area of focus is the impact of technology and the […]
9. October 2020

Mario Viviani

Manager of Developer Marketing & Evangelism EU Amazon Fire TV

Mario Viviani is Manager of Developer Marketing & Evangelism EU at Amazon. He’s an international speaker with 200+ speaking engagements. He’s a Technology […]
23. September 2020

Martina Vollbehr

General Manager Pilot

Martina Vollbehr has been with the Hamburg-based agency pilot since the beginning of 2000 and, together with her team, built up a market […]
13. September 2019

Daniel von Busse

COO TV and Managing Partner, Sport1

Daniel von Busse has been COO TV and Member of the Management Board of Sport1GmbH since 2017 and, in personal union, Managing Director […]
13. October 2020

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel

MEP, member of the special committee on foreign influence on all democratic processes in the European Union, including disinformation

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel was elected as a Member of the European Parliament for Germany in 2019 and belongs to the Group of The […]
21. October 2020

Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel

author, filmmaker, journalist

Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel has lived in Kabul for almost two years as a reporter. There she learned – surrounded by bad news – […]
19. October 2020

Vanessa Vu


Studied ethnology and international law in Munich, Paris and London, followed by the German School of Journalism (DJS). Subsequently, he went to ZEIT […]
12. September 2019

Dr. Tanja Prinzessin zu Waldeck

COO, BurdaForward

As COO of BurdaForward, Dr. Tanja zu Waldeck is responsible for Business Development, Strategy Implementation and Data Science. After graduating from WHU, Tanja […]
9. September 2020

Julie Walsh

XR Curator, Co-Founder miraa.org

Julie Walsh is a Chicago based curator with an expertise in Contemporary Asian & Immersive technology art. In 1993 Julie Walsh started the […]
22. August 2019

Elke Walthelm

Executive Vice President Content Sky Deutschland & Managing Director NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland

Elke Walthelm has been Executive Vice President Content at Sky Deutschland since February 2016.  In this function, Walthelm is responsible for the overall […]
9. October 2020

Barbara Wandrei

Co-Founder & Managing Director Media4Planet

Barbara Wandrei has many years of marketing and media expertise. She worked for 10 years in various positions at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and […]
12. October 2020

Franziska Wanninger

Cabaretist, Podcaster

Franziska Wanninger studied English and German at grammar school. She hasn’t wrote a doctoral thesis, only an admissions thesis, which she also wrote […]
15. October 2020

Nikolaus Wanske

Senior Manager Audit KPMG

Nikolaus Wanske has been working as an auditor for 14 years. His focus is on auditing annual and consolidated financial statements of media […]
3. October 2020

Andy Webb

Head of Voice and AI, BBC

Andy is the Head of Product for the Voice + AI team at the BBC leading the strategy for the BBC’s services across […]
9. October 2020

Marie-Teresa Weber

Public Policy Manager Facebook

Marie-Teresa Weber is Public Policy Manager at Facebook in Berlin. She is responsible for the topics media policy & media regulation and also […]
14. October 2020

Florian Weber

Florian Weber, Creative Director und Head of Event Presentation, European Championships München 2022

Florian Weber is Creative Director of the European Championships Munich 2022 and also heads the Event Presentation function. His focus is on developing […]
1. August 2020

Tom Webster

Senior Vice President Edison Research

Join Edison Research SVP Tom Webster, one of the leading researchers in the podcasting space, for this fast-paced and informative look at how […]
9. October 2020

Sven Wedig

Founder and CEO Vollpension Medien GmbH

1978 born in Cologne, lives today in Berlin with his family Sven started his career in the White House as an assistant to […]
24. August 2020

Jochen Wegner

Editor-in-Chief ZEIT ONLINE

Jochen Wegner has been editor-in-chief of ZEIT ONLINE since March 2013. The studied physicist and philosopher explored the chaos theory of the brain […]
14. October 2020

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weilandt

Chair of Medieval and Early Modern Art History at the University of Greifswald

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weilandt is both a historian and an art historian. He received his doctorate in history in Bonn in 1989 and […]
27. October 2020

Sebastian Weiß

Managing Director / CTO, nacamar

7. September 2020

Christian-Mathias Wellbrock

Professor Media and Technology Management, University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Christian-Mathias Wellbrock is Professor for Media and Technology Management at the University of Cologne. Previously, he was, among other things, assistant […]
13. October 2020

Michael Will

President of the State Office for Data Protection Supervision

Michael Will was appointed President of the State Office for Data Protection Supervision for a period of five years, effective February 1, 2020. […]
16. October 2020

Vasco Winkler

Head of digital corporate development, CDO

Vasco Winkler has been the head of digital corporate development at the ANTENNE BAYERN Group since 2019. Most recently he was an authorized […]
31. August 2020

Judith Wittwer

Editor-in-Chief Süddeutsche Zeitung

Judith Wittwer is the first woman to head the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Since July 2020, she has headed the editorial office of Germany’s largest […]
13. October 2020

Annika Wörder

Director Digital, phd Germany

Annika Wörder has been working in various functions and positions within the media industry since 2010. During these years Annika has already served […]
10. September 2020

Eva Wolfangel

Freelance Science and Documentary Journalist, Speaker and Moderator

Eva Wolfangel is a freelance science and documentary journalist, speaker and moderator. In 2019/20 she was Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT in […]
22. September 2020

Olaf Wolff

Executive Client Partner Saatch & Saatchi

Olaf Wolff lives and works in Munich. He is President of the Content Marketing Forum and Executive Client Partner at Saatchi & Saatchi […]
30. September 2020

Linda Worp

Digital Product Manager, Ster

Linda is as digital product manager responsible for the development of online advertising products. With the trends in the market, and the wishes […]
17. September 2019

Daniela Woytewicz

Format Development & Project Management, WDR (radio)

Daniela Woytewicz is a format developer in the WDR-funk editorial department. For her work at KARAKAYA TALK she was awarded the Grimme Online […]
13. October 2020

Stephanie Yon-Courtin

Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee

Stéphanie Yon-Courtin is a Member of the European Parliament (Renew Group), Vice-President of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and substitute […]
27. August 2020

Soleen Yusef

Director & Author

Soleen Yusef was born in 1987 in Duhok in the Kurdish part of Iraq. At the age of nine she fled with her […]
9. October 2020

Olle Zachrison

Head of Digital News Development at Swedish Radio (SR)

Olle Zachrison is Head of Digital News Development at Swedish Radio (SR). He is also Chairperson of the EBU Investigative Projects & Network […]
24. September 2020

Stefan Zaradic

Composer, 3D Audio Designer, Immersive Audio Producer

STEFAN MARIAN ZARADIĆ from Vienna received a classical education in piano and composition there. He also studied electrical engineering at the TU Vienna. […]
5. September 2019

Torsten Zarges

Chief Reporter, DWDL

Torsten Zarges ist Managing Partner von Zarges creative talent connection, einer Agentur für Event Production und Literary Management, die er 2004 in Köln gegründet […]
10. September 2020

Gerhard Zeiler

Head of International WarnerMedia

Gerhard Zeiler is Head of International for WarnerMedia. In this role, he has strategic oversight for the WarnerMedia brands in the international markets as […]
16. October 2020

Li Zhenhua

Writer, curator, artist, and producer

Li Zhenhua has been active in the artistic field since 1996 as a writer, curator, artist, and producer. Li is actively engaged in […]
10. September 2020

Manuel Zimmer

Cameraman, Sound Engineer, Documentary Filmmaker

Manuel Zimmer, born on 3rd of November 1966, studied film at the Filmakademie in Postdam-Babelsberg. After his studies, he worked as a freelance […]
30. September 2020

Dr. Anja Zimmer

Director, Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb)

Dr. Anja Zimmer has been director of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg since 2016. Since 2020, she has also been the deputy chair of the […]
2. September 2019

Tom Zwiessler

Programme Director, RTL 2

Tom Zwiessler has been head of the program department at RTLZWEI since October 2014. He is establishing a broad program portfolio, which distinguishes […]