Speaker 2019


23. August 2019

Jessica Abt

Chefredakteurin, Daimler-Podcast Headlights und Daimler Blog

In 2008, Jessica Abt started her professional life with a traineeship at the regional radio station Radio7. From 2010 to 2014, she then […]
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 […]
7. October 2019

Max Aigner

Co-Founder, BraveYourself VR

I come from a small farm at the edge of a small village hidden deep in the arch-catholic Bavaria. From there I learned […]
22. August 2019

Conrad Albert

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Group General Counsel ProSiebenSat.1 Media

9. September 2019

Saim Alkan

Founder & CEO, AX Semantics

Saim Alkan studied industrial engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Esslingen. Since 2001 he has been managing director of aexea GmbH, an […]
5. September 2019

Morten Allmann

Media Policy and Economics Officer at the NRW Media Authority

Morten Allmann is a consultant for media policy and economics at the Landesanstalt für Medien NRW. Among other things, he is responsible for […]
10. September 2019

Natalie Amiri

Presenter of the ARD magazine Weltspiegel

Born in 1978, Natalie Amiri grew up between Persian carpets and organic vegetables in middle-class Munich. The daughter of a German and an […]
10. September 2019

Antonio Arcidiacono

Director of Technology & Innovation, EBU

Antonio is director of Technology & Innovation of the European Broadcasting Union. He has extensive experience in conceiving, developing and taking new products […]
25. September 2019

Mark Atkin

Director of Crossover Labs, UK

Mark Atkin is Immersive Curator at CPH:DOX, Head of Studies of CPH:LAB and an award-winning producer of immersive and interactive work. As Director […]
7. October 2019

Johannes P.G. Atze

Executive Director, Cat Production

Studied computer science at the University of Munich. After his studies first as scientific assistant at IABG mbH to make ray tracing algorithms […]
4. October 2019

Dr. Franziska Augstein

Publizistin, Kolumnistin bei der Süddeutschen Zeitung

10. October 2019

Oliver Autumn

Founder, VR Business Club

21. October 2019

Thierry Backes

Project Editor, SZ.de

Thierry Backes is a digital strategist at Süddeutsche Zeitung. He joined SZ in 2013 as a Munich reporter, initiated crowdsourcing projects and won […]
10. September 2019

Hazel Baker

Global Head of User-Generated Content (UGC) Newsgathering, Reuters

Hazel is Global Head of User-Generated Content (UGC) Newsgathering at Reuters. She directs a fast-moving team of journalists who are dedicated to sourcing, […]
11. October 2019

Aida Bakhtiari

#DesignMethods #VR

As initiator of the collective Gnothi Seauton, Aida Bakhtiari brings people from different disciplines together to develop new content for Virtual Reality in […]
13. September 2019

Axel Balkausky

Sportkoordinator ARD

ARD-Sportkoordinator Axel Balkausky koordiniert seit 2009 hauptamtlich das Sportprogramm im Ersten, unter anderem hinsichtlich der Programmplanung, des Rechteerwerbs (national & international), der internationalen […]
17. September 2019

Andreas Bartl

Managing Director, RTL II and EL CARTEL MEDIA

9. September 2019

Bianca Bauer-Stadler


Bianca Bauer-Stadler, born in 1950, was born in Erlangen and studied German, English and Theatre Studies at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen (FAU). She began […]
20. September 2019

Dr. Susanne Becker

Editor, HR Kultur

The television journalist Susanne Becker studied in Mainz, Munich, Michigan, and Toronto and received her doctorate in American Studies with a thesis on […]
11. October 2019

Dagmawi Bedilu

Game Design Lead, Enter Africa

Dagmawi is an aspiring Entrepreneur, Software Engineer, Game Designer and a Game-Thinking Activist with an appetite for both, Science and Arts. He has […]
10. September 2019

Katharina Behrends

Managing Director Central and Eastern Europe, NBCUniversal International Networks

Katharina Behrends is Managing Director Central and Eastern Europe of NBC Universal Global Networks Germany. She is responsible for the corporate activities of […]
5. September 2019

Dr. Simon Berghofer

Media Economics and Research Officer at the Joint Office of the State Media Authorities.

Dr. Simon Berghofer studied journalism and communication studies, political science, and modern German literature at Freie Universität Berlin. After his studies, he worked […]
17. September 2019

Jens Bergmann

Stv. Chefredakteur, brand eins

Jens Bergmann, geboren 1964 in Hannover, schloss an der Universität Hamburg Studien der Psychologie und der Journalistik ab und besuchte die Henri-Nannen-Schule. Er […]
19. September 2019

Dr. Ruth Betz

Head of Digital Transformation, Funke Mediengruppe

9. September 2019

Dr. Roland Beutler

Distribution Strategy Manager, SWR

Roland Beutler studied Physics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, and went on to receive a Ph.D. in Mathematical Physics from the Max-Planck-Institute […]
17. September 2019

Dr. Nadine Bilke

Senderchefin, ZDFneo

Dr. Nadine Bilke has been station manager of ZDFneo since 2018. The aim of her work is to make the station attractive and […]
22. August 2019

Guy Bisson

Research Director Ampere Analysis

Guy Bisson has more than 25 years’ experience as a leading entertainment market analyst with a specialisation in the global television business. He […]
22. August 2019

Markus Blume

General Secretary, CSU

Markus Blume has been a member of the Bavarian Parliament since 2008. From the very beginning he dedicated himself to the topic of […]
25. September 2019

Alessandra Bogi

Production Manager, Lucid Realities

After a master degree in anthropology, Alessandra started working in documentary production between Italy and France. Passionate about storytelling and finding new ways […]
10. September 2019

Klaus Böhm

Media & Entertainment Lead Deloitte Consulting

As Director, Klaus Böhm is responsible for Deloitte’s Media & Entertainment Practice. Deloitte is one of the leading auditing and consulting firms. Its […]
2. October 2019

Laura Bohné

moodi, part of the winning team of Audio Hack Days 2019

Laura Bohné is from Cologne in the heart – but actually from Hessen. She studied at the Hochschule der Medien how one can […]
17. September 2019

Christian Bollert

Mitgründer & geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, detektor.fm

Christian Bollert, 1982 in Potsdam geboren, ist Mitgründer sowie geschäftsführender Gesellschafter des 2009 gegründeten Onlineradios und Podcast-Labels detektor.fm. Er kümmert sich um den […]
12. September 2019

Steve Boom

Global VP, Amazon Music

Steve Boom is the Vice President of Amazon Music. Having joined Amazon in 2012, Steve has led the transformation of Amazon Music into […]
26. August 2019

Alexandra Borchardt

Senior Research Associate, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford

Alexandra Borchardt is a senior journalist, keynote speaker, media consultant and Senior Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism […]
3. September 2019

Jens-Uwe Bornemann

Director of Media Partnerships Central Europe, Facebook

Jens-Uwe Bornemann has been Director of Media Partnerships Central Europe (DACH, BENELUX, CEE) on Facebook since 2018. Previously, he was VICE President Digital […]
22. August 2019

Jens Bosselmann

Head of Media Measurement Germany, GfK

Jens Bosselmann has headed GfK’s Media Measurement Germany division since 1 January 2019. As a graduate in business administration, he began his professional […]
12. September 2019

Riccardo Botta

Director Production & Creative Hub, Sky Italia

Riccardo joined Sky Italia in 2010 and has since been appointed to various roles in content production, development and management. Initially in the […]
7. October 2019

Oliver Botti

Head of International Business Development and Innovation, FINCONS GROUP

After 25 years divided among Research&Innovation, Operations and Sales&Business Development, Oliver is today in charge of developing international markets as well as portfolio […]
22. August 2019

Katja Anette Brandt

CEO, Mindshare

Katja Anette Brandt has been responsible for the global Mindshare network as CEO DACH since March 2017. She has successfully mastered various challenges […]
22. August 2019

Andreas Briese

Director YouTube Partnerships, Central Europe, Google

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 […]
25. September 2019

Marcus John Henry Brown

Performance Artist, Creative Mentor

Marcus John Henry Brown is a performing artist based in Munich. Born the son of lorry driving Scotsman, Marcus moved to Germany in […]
13. September 2019

Georg Broxtermann

Co-Founder & Managing Director, GameInfluencer

Georg Broxtermann is an Entrepreneur and Business Angel based in Munich, Germany. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of GameInfluencer GmbH, the […]
10. September 2019

Oliver Bruckner

Managing Director, Plan.Net Campaign München

Oliver Bruckner, born 1976, has been managing director of Plan.Net Campaign in Munich since February 2016. He is responsible for consulting, technology and […]
16. September 2019

Stefanie Bubbers

Audit, PwC

26. August 2019

Benjamin Buchholz

Geschäftsführer / CSO, nacamar

Since 2017, Benjamin Buchholz has been part of the management board of nacamar GmbH, one of the pioneers of the digitalization of the […]
12. September 2019

Andre “Brix” Buchmann

CEO & Founder, Bitstream Media Lab

2. September 2019

Teresa Bücker

Editor-in-Chief, EDITION F

Teresa Bücker works, writes and speaks on socio-political questions of the present and future. At conferences, on television and in workshops she discusses […]
18. October 2019

Guido Bülow

Strategic Partner Development News EMEA at Facebook

Guido Bülow joined Facebook in September 2015 as Strategic Partnerships Manager. He is responsible for media partnerships in Central and Northern Europe. Before […]
7. October 2019

Sonja Bunzeit

Stell Dir V(o)R

Sonja Bunzeit advises companies in the areas of marketing, communication and digitisation. In the Start-Up Stell Dir V(o)R she deals with how immersive […]
13. September 2019

Aline-Florence Buttkereit

(New)-Technology Consultant und Innovation Coach

Aline-Florence Buttkereit works as a (New)-Technology Consultant and Innovation Coach. Most recently, she worked for the digital agency Virtual Identity, where she worked […]
3. September 2019

Arnim Butzen

VP Commercial Management TV & Entertainment, Deutsche Telekom

1. October 2019

Carine Léa Chardon

Head of Media Policy / Media Law ZVEI, Managing Director Deutsche TV-Plattform

Carine Léa Chardon has a legal education in Germany and France with a focus on media law and media management. She joined Kirchgruppe […]
22. August 2019

Tamar Charney

Managing Director, Personalization and Curation, National Public Radio (NPR)

Tamar Charney is the Managing Director for Personalization and Curation at National Public Radio (NPR). In this role, she creates and executes new […]
4. October 2019

Peter Christmann

Media CEO, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder of Orange Ocean and Media4Planet

Peter Christmann (54) is an experienced media CEO and has served on the executive boards of the European media industry (ProSiebenSat.1 Media, Mediaset, […]
26. August 2019

Prof. Dr. Mark Cole

Scientific Director, Institute for European Media Law (EMR)

Mark D. Cole has been Professor of Media and Telecommunications Law at the University of Luxembourg since March 2007. Since July 2014, he […]
12. September 2019

Conte Andrea

Head of Product Development and Data, Publitalia 80’

Andrea is Head of Product Development and Data at Publitalia 80’, part of Mediaset group. He has a Master of Science in Cinema […]
15. October 2019

Marysabelle Cote

Secretary General and Commissioner for European Development, ARTE

Marysabelle Cote has been Secretary General and European Development Officer of the European cultural channel ARTE since 2017. She was previously Head of […]
20. September 2019

Maren Courage

Founder, VR Business Club

23. September 2019

Felix Dachsel

Editor in Chief, VICE

Felix Dachsel is editor-in-chief of VICE in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Before joining VICE, Felix was editor of taz in Berlin, and worked […]
7. October 2019

Clarence Dadson

Founder, XR Bavaria

24. September 2019

Chany Dakota


7. October 2019

Mads Damsbo

Founder and lead producer, Makropol, Denmark

Mads is a creative producer from Makropol, an production studio based in Copenhagen. Makropol focuses on developing new narratives, utilizing new technology; provoking […]
12. September 2019

Soheil Dastyari

CEO, Territory

Soheil Dastyari is CEO of TERRITORY, the brand content agency. After studying applied cultural sciences with a focus on media and communication studies […]
11. October 2019

Alexander Degner

#Animation #Programming #Graphics

Alexander Degner works as Unity Developer and Tech-Artist for the k5Factory Munich. Within the collective Gnothi-Seauton he creates and develops graphics and game mechanics. […]
13. September 2019

Dominique Delport

Président International VICE MEDIA & Chief Revenue Officer, Vivendi Board Member

Dom spearheads the company’s international offering, its generation of revenue across linear, mobile and digital, and oversees VICE’s ongoing expansion across the globe. A highly […]
11. September 2019

Hans Demmel

Chief Executive Officer, Vaunet

Hans Demmel was born on 30 March 1956 in Wagrain. Demmel laid the foundation stone for his journalistic activities in the print media: […]
6. September 2019

Emilie Denètre

Cofounder, Insider Podcast

Emilie Denètre started her career as a local and foreign news reporter at Europe 1, in Paris. After seven years in the newsroom, […]
9. September 2019

Philipp Dettmer

Managing Director, in a nutshell – kurzgesagt

After his studies in history, Philipp Dettmer studied communication design. The focus quickly fell on infographics, information design and storytelling. Inspired by the […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Ricco Deutscher

CEO, billwerk

6. September 2019

Jacqueline Deval

VP Publisher Hearst Books

Jacqueline Deval is VP Publisher Hearst Books responsible for book and bookazine publishing for Hearst’s global brands including Cosmopolitan, Dr. Oz The Good […]
20. September 2019

Petra Dittrich

Senior Director, Kantar

Petra Dittrich is division head at TNS Infratest Media Research and, in her role as Practice Champion Brand & Communications, is primarily responsible […]
10. September 2019

Robert Dobschütz

Managing Partner, Leipziger Internet Zeitung

Robert Dobschütz is the managing director and owner of LZ Medien GmbH, responsible for the monthly newspaper (Print) Leipziger Zeitung (LZ) and the […]
30. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Leonhard Dobusch

Professor of Business Administration, University of Innsbruck and representative for the interest group "Internet", ZDF Fernsehrat

Leonhard Dobusch, business economist and lawyer, is a professor of business administration at the University of Innsbruck with a focus on organization. His […]
23. September 2019

Dr. Sebastian Doedens

Director Strategy FOCUS, BurdaNews

Dr. Sebastian Doedens has been Director Strategy in the management of the news magazine FOCUS since 2017. He has been with Hubert Burda […]
10. September 2019

Jacques Donat-Bouillud

Vice president Broadcast and Distribution, France TV

Jacques Donat-Bouillud is an engineer graduated from Ecole Polytechnique et Paris and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Paris. He has a strong […]
23. September 2019

Sebastian Döring

Head of KI Platform Services, ProSiebenSat.1 Tech Solutions

Since 2017, Sebastian Döring has been responsible for the use of machine learning models from the field of video mining at ProSieben Sat.1. […]
24. October 2019

Dr. Renate Dörr

ZDF Justitiariat

22. August 2019

Jesper Doub

Director News Partnerships EMEA Facebook

Jesper Doub ist Direktor für Nachrichtenpartnerschaften für EMEA bei Facebook. In dieser Funktion konzentriert er sich auf den Aufbau von Beziehungen zu Journalisten […]
22. August 2019

Anette Dowideit

Business Journalist, Chief Reporter investigative team,WELT

5. September 2019

Dr. Khishigbayar Dushchuluun

Head of Radio System at IRT GmbH

Dr. Khishigbayar Dushchuluun studied and received his doctorate in communications engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt.  Since 2012 she has been working […]
21. October 2019

Felix Ebert

Developer, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Felix Ebert has been a software developer for over ten years. Since 2017 he has been working closely with the editorial staff of […]
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 […]
25. September 2019

Thomas Eckl

Managing Director, NIEDERBAYERN TV

After studying business administration with a focus on marketing, Thomas Eckl began his professional career as a contact at the advertising agency Konzept […]
10. September 2019

Jim Egan

Chief Executive Officer, BBC Global News

Jim Egan is Chief Executive Officer of BBC Global News and takes full strategic and financial responsibility for the business, overseeing relationships within […]
24. September 2019

Thomas Endres

Associate Partner, TNG Technology Consulting

Thomas Endres is Associate Partners and IT Consultant at TNG Technology Consulting in Munich. In addition to his “normal” work for the company […]
23. September 2019

Marcus Engert

Senior Reporter, BuzzFeed News Germany

22. August 2019

Asli Erdogan

Journalist, Writer

12. September 2019

Aylin Eser

Creator, TikTok

Aylin Eser is creator on TikTok with focus on Comedy & Kids. At the same time, the mother of a 1 1/2 year […]
26. August 2019

Christina Etteldorf

Research associate, Institut für Europäisches Medienrecht (EMR)

2. September 2019

James Farrell

Head of International Originals, Amazon

As Head of International Originals, James Farrell oversees the development and production of all original series and features under the Amazon Studios banner […]
22. August 2019

Kristina Faßler

General Manager Marketing & Commercial Sales, WELT

Bevor Kristina Faßler im Februar 2009 als Leiterin Marketing/Kommunikation und Sendersprecherin zu N24 wechselte, leitete sie unter anderem die Kommunikation von SAT.1, den […]
10. September 2019

Martin Fehrensen

Founder, Author & Publisher, Social Media Watchblog

As a cultural anthropologist, journalist and blogger, Martin Fehrensen deals with digital change. In his newsletter, the Social Media Watchblog, Fehrensen curates news […]
4. October 2019

Marco Fenske

Chefredakteur und Geschäftsführer, RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND)

In 2019, Marco Fenske (35) was appointed editor-in-chief and managing director of the editorial network Germany (RND), after having been deputy editor-in-chief since […]
22. August 2019

Alina Fichter

Journalist, Senior Advisor and Global Advisory Board Member, NewsGuard

Alina Fichter is Senior Advisor and Global Advisory Board Member at the American Media Start Up NewsGuard; at the same time she is […]
27. August 2019

Daniel Fiene

Journalist & presenter, Rheinische Post & Deutschlandfunk Nova

Daniel Fiene is head of editorial digital strategy at Rheinische Post. At Deutschlandfunk Nova he also leads with Herr Pähler through the media […]
9. September 2019

Dr. Peter Figge

CEO and Partner, Jung von Matt

Dr. Peter Figge is CEO and Partner of Jung von Matt, one of the world’s most award-winning independent agencies. The agency group, which […]
1. October 2019

Marco Fischer

Global Account Director Automotive, Kantar

After studying business administration with a focus on marketing, Thomas Eckl began his professional career as a contact at the advertising agency Konzept […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Eva Flecken

Vice President Public Policy, Regulatory & EU Affairs, Protection of Minors, Sky

As Vice President at Sky Deutschland, Dr. Flecken heads the areas of “Public Policy, Regulatory & EU Affairs, Protection of Minors” in Berlin […]
26. September 2019

Jan Fleischhauer

Columnist, FOCUS

Jan Fleischhauer, 57, is a journalist and author. He studied philosophy and literature in Hamburg. After 30 years at SPIEGEL, where he worked […]
5. September 2019

Dr. Matthias Försterling

Speaker for platform regulation Media Authority Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH)

Dr. Matthias Försterling is a consultant for platform regulation and media law at the Medienanstalt Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH). In this function, he has […]
24. September 2019

Martin Förtsch

Principal Consultant, TNG Technology Consulting

Martin Förtsch is an IT consultant of TNG Technology Consulting GmbH from Unterföhring near Munich and studied computer science and applied natural sciences. […]
17. September 2019

Karine Fouque

Sales and Marketing Director, Goyave Production

I am a French business woman, working for the past 13 years in London, Paris and now Munich in Cinema/Broadcast, and High-Tech industries. […]
12. September 2019

Peter Fregelius

Head of TV & Entertainment, Swisscom AG

Peter Fregelius has a long experience in the Telecommunications, IT and TV/Media World. In his career he has held different Management Positions in […]
3. September 2019

Philipp Freise

Head of European Media & Digital investments, KKR

Philipp Freise has been with KKR since 2001 and has been a partner of the investment team for technology, media and telecommunications in […]
10. September 2019

Sandra Freisinger-Heinl

Managing Director Branded Entertainment & Content, MA Media

Sandra Freisinger-Heinl, Managing Director Branded Entertainment & Content of the special agency MA Media Munich, successfully integrates brands in VoD and TV series, […]
6. September 2019

Pia Frey

Co-Founder, Opinary

Pia is co-founder of Opinary. She works with digital publishers to enable editorial offices to engage, understand and monetize their readers. She is […]
17. September 2019

Guido Friebel

Director Print, Publicis Media

Guido Friebel ist Diplom Kaufmann und trat 1997 in die Publicis Media ein. Er beriet für viele Jahre zahlreiche Kunden aus verschiedenen Branchen […]
6. September 2019

Dr. Kerstin Fröhlich

Head of Innovation Management/Head of Innovation Management, SPIEGEL-Verlag

Dr. Kerstin Fröhlich is head of innovation management at the SPIEGEL Group. The aim is to increase the company’s ability to innovate. At […]
26. August 2019

Sebastian Fuchs

Voice Director, WESOUND

Sebastian Fuchs is an expert in the art of speech and, as Voice Director at the agency WESOUND, is responsible for Brand Voice. […]
21. October 2019

Konny Gellenbeck

Management taz Cooperative Team & Board taz Panter Foundation

Since 1986 employee of taz, since 1996 responsible for the cooperative and its 19,000 owners. In 2008, she joined the non-profit taz Panter […]
26. August 2019

Jorita Genschow

Markenkommunikation & -erlebnis Deutschland, AUDI AG

Since December 2017, Jorita Genschow has been coordinating several fully integrated campaigns on electrically powered Audi vehicles in her capacity as project manager. […]
3. September 2019

Yvette Gerner

Director General, Radio Bremen

In addition to studying political science, German and Slavic studies, Gerners began her professional career as a freelancer at the newspaper “Die Rheinpfalz” […]
14. October 2019

Constanze Gilles

SVP Partnerships & Business Development, Joyn

Constanze Gilles has been Senior Vice President Partner & Business Development of Joyn GmbH (formerly 7TV Joint Venture GmbH) since February 2019. Previously, […]
2. October 2019

Sebastian Gloser

moodi, part of the winning team of Audio Hack Days 2019

Sebastian Gloser, 35, studied political science, ran an online music magazine, was a DJ and radio producer. Since 2012 he has worked for […]
5. September 2019

Ina Goedert

Head of Department, Media Research, Programme and Protection of Minors at the Saar Media Authority

Ina Goedert has been working for the Saarland State Media Authority (LMS) since 2011. As project manager she was responsible for the Onlinerland […]
1. October 2019

Jakob Goik

Presales Manager, SAP Marketing Cloud

Specialties: Passionate for modern techniques of Marketing, LeadGeneration, Campaign Planning, Marketing Automation and aproven track record in Project Management.
9. September 2019

Simon Gooch

Head of Insights & Industry Relations, Sveriges Radio

Simon Gooch has a degree in journalism from Goldsmiths, University of London. He moved to Sweden in 1999 and has since then worked […]
9. September 2019

Kemal Görgülü

Managing Director, Flying Eye

Kemal Görgülü studied media economics at the Hochschule Rhein Main and film direction at the Ecole Supérieure d’Audiovisuel (ESAV) in Toulouse. Since 2004, […]
26. August 2019

Caroline Grazé

Geschäftsführerin, Radioplayer Deutschland

Caroline Grazé has been “online” since the boom of the New Economy and has been making music digitally ever since. First at Europe’s […]
1. October 2019

Claus Grewenig

Head of the TV and Multimedia Department VAUNET, 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 […]
25. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Petra Grimm

Professor of Media Research/Communication Science, Hochschule der Medien (HdM)

Prof. Dr. Petra Grimm has been Professor of Media Research and Communication Science at the Stuttgart Media University since 1998. She is head […]
22. August 2019

Andreas Groke

CEO, Videobeat Networks

Andreas Groke ist Managing Director und Co-Founder von Videobeat Networks, einer Full-Service-Agentur für datengesteuerte und plattformübergreifende TV- und Online-Video Kampagnen. Das 2013 gegründete […]
16. September 2019

Eugen L. Gross

Co-Gründer und Geschäftsführer, aiconix

Eugen Gross has many years of experience in the field of moving image production. He started his career in Film & TV with […]
22. August 2019

Verena Gründel

Editor-in-Chief, Werben & Verkaufen

7. October 2019

Dr. Karin Guminski

Head of the Art and Multimedia Department, LMU Institute for Art Education

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 […]
25. September 2019

Marc Haarmeier

Managing Director, AMPLEXOR Digital und AMPLEXOR Deutschland

Marc Haarmeier has been responsible for digital projects in the DACH region at AMPLEXOR as Managing Director since 2011. For 30 years, AMPLEXOR […]
22. August 2019

Judith Haker

Director Platform Development & Distribution, QVC

Judith Haker studied business administration at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, Mannheim. She then worked for several years in various positions at TechniSat Digital […]
9. September 2019

Dr. Arnd Haller

Legal Director, North and Central Europe, Google

Dr. Arnd Haller has been head of the legal department of Google Germany GmbH since 2005. He is responsible for the legal affairs […]
9. October 2019

Prof. Dr. André Haller

University lecturer for Digital Marketing, FH Kufstein Tirol

Prof. Dr. Andre Haller is a research assistant at the Institute of Communication Science at the University of Bamberg. From October 2019 he […]
6. September 2019

Anna-Sophie Harling

Managing Director Europe, NewsGuard

Anna-Sophie Harling is Managing Director for Europe at NewsGuard, based in London and New York. Prior to joining NewsGuard, Harling worked at a […]
11. September 2019

Daniel Häuser

Company owner/Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Clap

Born in Zeitz, he studied journalism and political science in Leipzig and has been working in the media since the early 1990s. He […]
12. September 2019

Heiko Hebig

Partnerships Manager Central Europe, Instagram

25. September 2019

Harmke Heezen

Director, High Road Stories

Harmke Heezen is a director, writer and producer at her company High Road Stories in Berlin. After a master’s degree in Film Studies […]
22. August 2019

Prof. Dr. Simon Hegelich

Lehrstuhl für Political Data Science, Hochschule für Politik an der TU München

In his research, Prof. Hegelich (*1976) combines political science and computer science to form Political Data Science. His research focuses on the topics […]
10. September 2019

Torben Heimann

Managing Director, Improve Digital Germany

Torben Heimann is an experienced online marketing and programmatic advertising expert with more than 20 years of experience in digital marketing, sales and […]
10. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Heinecke

Dean of Studies and Professor of Communication Science and Sports Management, Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, Munich

Prof. Dr. Stephanie Heinecke is Professor of Communication Science and Sports Management at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Munich. As Dean […]
22. August 2019

Arno Heinisch

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Rocket Beans Entertainment

In January 2015, Arno Heinisch launched the first German, independent and community-driven channel Rocket Beans TV on Twitch and thus directly tied in […]
22. August 2019

Arno Helfrich

First Commissioner of Criminal Investigation, Police Headquarters Munich

Since 1978 Arno Helfrich has been employed by the Bavarian Police, on various stations as guard and patrolman, clerk at the criminal investigation […]
26. August 2019

Volker Herres

Program Director, Erstes Deutsches Fernsehen

Volker Herres has been programme director of the Erstes Deutsches Fernsehen since 2008. In this capacity, he plans and coordinates the joint programming […]
12. September 2019

Gudrun Herrmann

Director Of Communications And Public Relations, ByteDance

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, Digital Management and New Media, LMU

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hess has been a professor at the Faculty of Business Administration at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and […]
18. September 2019

Jan Heumüller

Managing Director DACH, Ogury

Jan Heumüller is Managing Director DACH at Ogury. He heads the German office of the Mobile Journey Marketing Cloud provider, where he primarily […]
11. September 2019

Ulf Heyden

Executive Director New Business , BurdaForward

Ulf Heyden is developing new business opportunities for BurdaForward like e.g. a selfbooking tool for native ads and native articles. Previous roles were […]
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 […]
10. October 2019

Jacqueline Hoffmann

Networking, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

19. September 2019

Dr.-Ing. Nicolas Hofheinz

Project Lead Augmented & Virtual Reality for Digital Engineering, BMW Group

Dr. Nicolas Hofheinz ist seit 2018 Projektleiter XRhub. Dabei ist er verantwortlich für die Leitung von XR-Projekten für das Digital Engineering, Vernetzung und […]
2. September 2019

Ruth Hofmann

On SPORT1, Ruth Hofmann is a well-known face of the station as presenter of various formats such as “Der Check24 Doppelpass”, “Bundesliga Aktuell”, […]
8. October 2019

Daniel Höhr

Industry Presales Specialist for Media, SAP Deutschland

Since 2010 Daniel Höhr has been working in diverse industries in service, sales education and sales roles. He works at SAP since 2012 […]
17. September 2019

Dagmar Holick

Director Media & Communications, Clarins

Dagmar Holick ist seit 2001 bei der Groupe Clarins in Deutschland und verantwortet dort alle Bereiche der Brand Communication für die Marken Clarins, […]
16. September 2019

Cornelia Holsten

Direktor, Bremen State Media Authority (brema)

Cornelia Holsten has been Director of the Bremen State Media Authority since 2009. In 2017, she was Chairwoman of the Commission for the […]
20. July 2021

Cornelia Holsten

Direktorin, Bremische Landesmedienanstalt (brema)

Cornelia Holsten has been Director of the Bremen State Media Authority since 2009. In 2017, she was Chairwoman of the Commission for the […]
10. September 2019

Dr. Klaus Holthausen


Dr. Holthausen is a physicist and neuroscientist. He has been researching AI for almost twenty years and developed an associative (artificial) intelligence as […]
25. September 2019

Kai Horlbeck

Managing Partner, SYZYGY Extended Realities

Seit 1998 arbeitet Kai an Webapplikationen und -technologien in den Themenschwerpunkten Digitalmarketing- und eCommerce-Plattformen. Schon früh nach dem Studium verschob sich für ihn […]
23. September 2019

Eva Horn

Editor, SPIEGEL ONLINE, Ressort Social Media

Eva Horn, born 1983, holds a master’s degree in political science, geography and German studies from Münster and Barcelona. Internship with the Green […]
9. September 2019

Dr. Andrea Huber

Managing Director, ANGA

Dr. Andrea Huber studied law in Freiburg, Hamburg and Washington, D.C.. Since September 2010 she is Managing Director of ANGA Verband Deutscher Kabel-netzbetreiber […]
8. October 2019

Dr. Marcel Huber

Minister of State and Member of Parliament, CSU

Dr. Marcel Huber, Member of the State Parliament, former Minister of State born 1958 in Mühldorf am Inn, has been a member of […]
10. September 2019

Donatien Huet

Editor,Mediapart, Paris

Donatien Huet, 32, has been a Mediapart editorial member since 2016. Among other things, he is responsible for the interactive formats. Before joining […]
27. August 2019

Christian Hufnagel

Co-Founder SWR Audio Lab

Christian Hufnagel (M.A.) is a consultant in the Program Directorate Culture and digital radio expert at Südwestrundfunk. In the SWR Audio Lab, he […]
9. September 2019

Adele Humbert

Cofounder, Insider Podcast

Adele Humbert is a journalist and podcast producer based in Paris. After her graduation at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, she worked […]
20. September 2019

Michaela Hummel

Managing Director, doclights

Michaela Hummel gained international experience as a journalist and TV author at an early age. After completing her studies at the German School […]
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, […]
7. October 2019

Dr. Rolf Illenberger

CEO, VRdirect

26. August 2019

Baris Ince

Author, Journalist, Editorial Consultant

BARIŞ İNCE was born in İzmir in 1982. He completed his primary education in İzmir Mustafa Reşit Paşa Elementary School and his secondary […]
6. September 2019

Hanna Ingber

Editorial Director, The New York Times's Reader Center

Hanna Ingber is the founding editorial director of The New York Times’s Reader Center. Previously, she was a senior editor on the international […]
22. August 2019

Robert Jacobi

Managing Director & Founder The Nunatak Group

Robert Jacobi has been co-founder and managing director of The Nunatak Group since 2011. Since 2006 he has worked as a management consultant […]
6. September 2019

Tor Jacobsen

SVP Consumer Revenue

Tor Jacobsen is SVP / Chief consumer officer at Schibsted where he has the responsibilty for the user revenue (including our subsctiptions) on […]
6. September 2019

James Cooper and Jamie Morton

Podcaster "My Dad Wrote a Porno"

Jamie Morton and James Cooper are creators of the multi award-winning podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno alongside Alice Levine. What would you […]
3. September 2019

Olivier Jollet

Senior Vice President Emerging Business EMEAA, ViacomCBS

16. September 2019

Benedikt Jonas

Director & Digital Intelligence Services Leader, PwC Luxembourg

Benedikt Jonas has 20 years of experience in digital marketing, branding and digital strategy. He has successfully led large scale digital marketing, branding […]
2. September 2019

Tilo Jung

Head of Field Support, Zodiac Cabin Controls GmbH

13. September 2019

Dr. Jonas Kahl

Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht, Spirit Legal LLP Rechtsanwälte

Dr. Jonas Kahl ist Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht bei Spirit Legal LLP Rechtsanwälte in Leipzig. Als Anwalt berät und vertritt […]
13. September 2019

Markus Kaiser

Professor für Medieninnovationen und Change-Prozesse, Technische Hochschule Nürnberg

Prof. Markus Kaiser, geboren 1978 in Nürnberg, ist Professor für Medieninnovationen und Change-Prozesse in der Kommunikationsbranche an der Technischen Hochschule Nürnberg sowie Berater […]
11. October 2019

Esra Karakaya

YouTuber, BlackRockTalk

Esra Karakaya was born and raised in Berlin. She started her own online talk show ‘BlackRockTalk’ in 2017. She is founder, producer and […]
11. October 2019

Johannes Kaufmann

Head of Strategy and Distribution Department, SWR

Johannes Kaufmann has been Head of Strategy and Distribution at SWR since 2013. He previously worked for Siegener Zeitung, the startup sports.com and […]
8. October 2019

Franziska Kayser

Director Private Equity, KKR

Franziska Kayser (London) joined KKR in 2011 and is a member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry team within KKR’s Private Equity […]
9. September 2019

Michael Keidel

VP Content Distribution & Sales GSA, Viacom International Media Networks

Michael Keidel joined Viacom International Media Networks in 2014 as Senior Counsel Business and Legal Affairs and became Head of the GSA Business […]
9. September 2019

Layla Keramat

Executive Creative Director, Spark Reply

Layla Keramat is Executive Design Director with over 25 years’ experience defining and designing innovative digital solutions with her teams. With a human-centered […]
21. October 2019

Wolfgang Kerler

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

25. September 2019

Angela Kesselring

Head of Cooperation Management, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Angela Kesselring, born 1971. Kesselring studied Comparative Literature, Art & Media Studies and Law with a focus on Publishing and Media Law (M.A.). […]
18. September 2019

Matthias Kiechle

Geschäftsführung, Media Favoriten (SÜDKURIER)

Matthias Kiechle ist beim SÜDKURIER als Geschäftsführer des Tochterunternehmens Media Favoriten seit über 14 Jahren verantwortlich für die Digitale Transformation und Entwicklung Digitaler […]
13. September 2019

Heidi Klocker

Managing Director twoteneight, The Digital China Agency

Heidi Klocker is the founder and managing director of two ten eight, a digital agency with an exclusive focus on China. Before that, […]
9. September 2019

Christian Klos

Head of Digital Services BR Sport, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Christian Klos has been Head of Digital Services BR Sport at Bayerischer Rundfunk since 2018. Before that, he worked in the information management […]
2. September 2019

Guillaume Klossa

Special Advisor to the Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of digital technology

2. September 2019

Daniel Knapp

Co-Founder, Data Science for Advertising & Media Start-Up (in Gründung)

6. September 2019

Lutz Knappmann

Member of the editor-in-chief and online manager, WirtschaftsWoche

Lutz Knappmann, born 1977, has been editor-in-chief of wiwo.de since January 2018 and a member of the editor-in-chief of WirtschaftsWoche. Previously, as Head […]
9. September 2019

Maximilian Knop

Managing Director, Konsole Labs

Maximilian Knop, born 1971 in Berlin, has worked for Radio Fritz and ORB Television since 1997 and has been a journalist ever since. […]
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 […]
21. October 2019

Birgit Köbl

Head of Partnerships, ReDI School of Digital Integration

Birgit Köbl ist Head of Partnerships & Media bei der ReDI School of Digital Integration. Leidenschaftlicher Kommunikationsprofi, erfahrene Konferenz-Kuratorin (bis 2018 dmexco) und […]
22. August 2019

Tanit Koch

Editor-in-Chief Central Editorial Office, Media Group RTL Germany / Managing Director, n-tv

Tanit Koch is a German journalist and a nationally and internationally sought-after speaker and presenter. Since March 2019 she has been managing director […]
22. August 2019

Martin Koch

Head of Entertainment/Infotainment Development Vehicle Functions, AUDI

Martin Koch has been working for Audi AG for 4 years and is responsible for the Entertainment Development division. Together with his team […]
1. October 2019

Dr. Georg Kofler

Shareholder and Chairman, SOCIAL CHAIN GROUP

Dr. Georg Kofler, born in 1957, was born and raised in South Tyrol, Italy. He studied journalism and political science at the University […]
22. August 2019

Fred Kogel

CEO, Show German AcquiCo/Tele München Gruppe

Fred Kogel is an experienced media manager who has been working as managing director and producer in the radio, TV and film industries […]
20. September 2019

Sven Kohlmeier

Spokesman for the SPD parliamentary group in the Berlin House of Representatives, SPD

22. August 2019

Petri Kokko

Managing Director Branding and Consumer Markets, Google

Petri Kokko is currently Director BRANDS. Prior to his current role, he was Director Retail and before that Petri worked as Global Director […]
1. October 2019

Nadine König

Talent and Network Manager, allyance Network/Webedia

Nadine König is in charge of entertainment at the allyance Network Youtuber. For 3 years she has been building up the area at […]
22. August 2019

Martin C. Körner

Managing Director, Founder, MEKmedia

In 2007, Martin C. Körner founded MEKmedia GmbH together with Matthias Moritz. Today, MEKmedia is one of the leading technology partners in the […]
12. September 2019

Rolf Kosakowski

Geschäftsführer & Inhaber, KB&B - Family Marketing Experts

27. September 2019

Andreas Kösling

Managing Director Sales, Ad Alliance

Andreas Kösling, born 1976 in Munich, has been Sales Manager for Ad Alliance since October 2019. He has held several positions at El […]
26. August 2019

Julian A. Kramer

Chief Experience Ambassador EMEA, Adobe

Julian Kramer is a translator between the tech, creative and business worlds. As Chief Experience Ambassador at AdobeEMEA, he inspires and works with […]
21. October 2019

Thomas Krammer

Managing Partner, sixtyten

7. October 2019

Prof. Dr. Johannes Kreile

RA, Noerr, stv. Geschäftsführer Allianz Deutscher Produzenten – Film & Fernsehen

Prof. Dr. Kreile gehört zu den herausragenden Medienrechtlern in Deutschland. Er ist Justitiar und stellvertretender Geschäftsführer der Allianz Deutscher Produzenten – Film & […]
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 […]
4. October 2019

Elena Kuch

Ressort Investigation, NDR

Elena Kuch works as an author and reporter in the Investigation department of NDR. She was born in Hamburg in 1985. After studying […]
17. September 2019

Dr. Kai Kuhlmann

Geschäftsführer, IVW

Kai Kuhlmann (50) ist promovierter Jurist. Er wechselte Ende 2009 vom Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e. V. (Bitkom) zur IVW. Dort […]
11. October 2019

Markus Kühn

CEO, Radiosphere GmbH

Markus Kühn arbeitete nach dem Studium der Informatik, Rechts- und Musikwissenschaften als Komponist und Musikberater für verschiedene deutsche TV-Stationen und Labels bevor er […]
6. September 2019

Steffen Kühne

data journalist

Steffen Kühne works as a data journalist at Bayerischer Rundfunk and is mainly concerned with investigative data analysis and data visualization. After studying […]
25. September 2019

Tina Kulow

Director Corporate Communications, Facebook

Tina Kulow ist seit 2011 bei Facebook und arbeitet als Director Corporate Communications mit ihrem Team in verschiedenen Regionen.Tina Kulow begann ihre Karriere […]
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 […]
26. September 2019

Elke Kunde

IT Architect Enterprise Technical Sales Blockchain Focalpoint DACH, IBM

Elke Kunde is IT Architect in Enterprise Technical Sales of IBM Germany and acts as Blockchain Technical Focalpoint for IBM DACH (Germany, Austria, […]
5. September 2019

Dr. Kristian Kunow

Deputy Director of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg & Head of the Promotion and Projects Division

Dr. Kristian Kunow studied media, communication and economics. After his studies, he worked for a TV station and in management consulting. He received […]
12. September 2019

Lukas Kuntzsch-Kunow

Director Original Content Creation Germany, Audible

25. September 2019

Paul Küsel

Owner and Managing Director, NWO New Web Order

19. September 2019

Dr. Susanne Lackner

Deputy Chairwoman, KommAustria

22. August 2019

Andreas Lang

Marketing Director, Studio Gong

Since 2004, Andreas Lang has been responsible for all marketing activities of STUDIO GONG GmbH & Co. Studiobetriebs KG in a leading position. […]
11. September 2019

Reinhard Lanner

Chief Digital Officer, Österreich Werbung

Reinhard Lanner is CDO of Österreich Werbung and founder of workersonthefield.com, a network for the development and management of inspiring communication and leisure […]
9. September 2019

Jay Latta

Emerging Technology Strategist

Jay Latta is an Emerging Technology Strategist and Fusionist focused on industrial and enterprise IT. He can look back on over 25 years […]
13. September 2019

Felix Lee

Author, business editor, taz

Felix Lee has worked the last seven years as a China correspondent for taz, Zeit Online, Funke Mediengruppe, Südwestpresse and others. Since April […]
19. September 2019

Julia Leeb

Journalist, Photographer and Film Maker

7. October 2019

Valdo Lehari jr.

Publisher and Managing Director "Reutlinger General-Anzeiger", Vice President BDZV

20. September 2019

Michael Lehmann

Chairman Managing Director, Studio Hamburg Production

For over 10 years, Michael Lehmann has been CEO of the Studio Hamburg Production Group, a production holding company that is one of […]
22. August 2019

Burkhard Leimbrock

Commercial Director Europe, TWITCH

Burkhard Leimbrock looks back on almost 20 years of management experience in the marketing and sales area of digital media. Most recently he […]
26. August 2019

Helwin Lesch

Head of the Distribution and Controlling Department in the Production and Technology Directorate, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Helwin Lesch, born in Munich in 1960, studied business administration at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, graduating with a degree in business administration. […]
22. August 2019

Nina Leßenich

Leiterin Onlineredaktion, Aachener Zeitung

17. September 2019

Marion Lichtenauer

Team Leader Audio (Radio & Podcast), PULS

Marion Lichtenauer hat nach ihrem Studium der Theater- und Medienwissenschaften und der Soziologie in Erlangen ein Volontariat bei Antenne Bayern gemacht. Nach dessen […]
11. October 2019

Daniel Lichtenstern

Head of Software Development, brainboost

Daniel is Head of Software Development at brainboost and specializes in working with BCIs. He is also founder and head of IT’s 2morrow […]
16. September 2019

Phillip Limbek

Lawyer, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal

24. September 2019

Corina Lingscheidt

Managing Director, MM New Media, news.de

As Managing Director of MM New Media GmbH, Corina Lingscheidt is responsible for the news portal news.de. Under the direction of the studied […]
6. September 2019

Johannes Löbner

Head of Brand Management

Dipl. Medienmanagement & Wirtschaftspsychologie Uni Köln, 6 years strategy consultant for brand and marketing: 2008-10 diffferent Hannover/Berlin, among others Volkswagen, Continental, Deutsche Vermögensberatung, […]
10. September 2019

Christian Mio Loclair

Creative Director, Waltz Binaire

Christian „Mio“ Loclair, creative director at Waltz Binaire, is a media artist and choreographer from Berlin, Germany. He explores the harmonic friction of […]
7. October 2019

Tim Loh

Reporter, Bloomberg

Tim Loh ist seit 2014 bei Bloomberg News tätig, wo er als gebürtiger Amerikaner zunächst aus dem New Yorker Headquarter über den Energiebereich […]
21. October 2019

Nicole Lontzek

Head of Marketing, spree interactive

Nicole Lontzek is an expert in Marketing with several years of experience and extensive know-how in digital Marketing. During her career she gained […]
22. August 2019

Dieter Lutz

Marketing Director DACH, Bahlsen

Dieter Lutz has been Marketing Director at Bahlsen since November 2017. In this function he is responsible for the Bahlsen, Leibniz and PiCK […]
23. September 2019

Valerie Lux


Valerie Lux, 28, is a political scientist and tech blogger. She is an experienced journalist in dealing with trolls in the field of […]
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 […]
2. October 2019

Prof. Ursula Männle

Chairwoman, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung

3. September 2019

Marc Marienfeld

Managing Director [m]Platform, GroupM Germany

6. September 2019

Ayla Mayer

Head of Department Social Media, SPIEGEL ONLINE

Ayla Mayer (*1980) is Head of Social Media at SPIEGEL ONLINE. Mayer teaches Social Media Management at the Akademie für Publizistik (Hamburg) and […]
7. October 2019

Kay Meseberg

Head of Mission Innovation, ARTE G.E.I.E., France

Kay Meseberg studied Political Science at University of Potsdam in Germany. He developed since the end of the 90s many award-wining audiovisual digital […]
2. October 2019

Daniel Meyer

Head of Market Research Central Europe and Emerging Markets, Google

Daniel Meyer has been active in various positions as a market researcher in the Internet industry for around 20 years. As Head of […]
25. September 2019

Florian Meyer-Hawranek

Head of Content, PULS

Florian Meyer-Hawranek is Head of Content at PULS. At Bayerischer Rundfunk, he is responsible for journalistic content and its implementation on radio, TV […]
4. October 2019

Stephan Micklitz

Director of Engineering, Google

As Engineering Director, Stephan Micklitz leads the Identity and Privacy team, which deals with the development of tools for our users as well […]
10. September 2019

Vittoria Mignone

Senior Researcher, RAI

Vittoria Mignone received the “Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica” degree from Politecnico di Torino, in 1990. She has been with the RAI Research Centre […]
28. August 2019

Corinna Milborn

Author, Information Director PULS 4

13. September 2019

John Mills

Lecturer in Culture, Media and Creative Industries, University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Based at the Media Innovation Studio at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), John’s interests span journalism, the Internet of Things (IoT), augmented […]
10. October 2019

Jens Mittnacht

Managing Director, SevenOne Media & Advertising Platform Solutions

Dr. Jens Mittnacht was appointed Managing Director of SevenOne Media in January 2013. Since January 2016, he has also taken over the management […]
25. September 2019

Dominik Möcklin

Chief Sales Officer, VRdirect

5. September 2019

Alexander Mogg

Partner Deloitte Consulting GmbH

Alexander Mogg has 20 years of consulting experience in Strategy & Operations. He focuses on strategy development, efficiency programs, business transformation, M&A and […]
2. October 2019

Michael Möhnle

Journalist, Media Consulting

16. October 2019

Michael Möhnle

Journalist and Media Consultant

Born in Augsburg, raised in Santa Barbara (California / USA), Abitur in Augsburg, graduate of the “Bayerische Journalistenschule”, political editor in Würzburg and […]
2. October 2019

Carline Mohr

Head of Digital Channels, Willy-Brandt-Haus Berlin

11. October 2019

Kurt Molzer


The 51-year-old Austrian is back in the media business after many years of abstinence. With his book “Schiller muss sterben! – The crazy […]
10. October 2019

Nicolas Moreau

Solution Marketing Lead, Professional Solutions Europe, a division of Sony Europe

Nicolas Moreau, Solution Marketing Lead, Professional Solutions Europe, Sony Europe B.V. Nicolas Moreau is the Solution Marketing Lead of IMS , Intelligent Media […]
19. September 2019

Julia Morein

Team Leader Product Management and Web Analysis, RP Digital

10. September 2019

Juan Moreno

Journalist, Der Spiegel

12. September 2019

Francesco Moretti

Deputy CEO, Finconsgroup

Francesco started his professional life in Fincons Group even prior to university when, alongside his father the CEO Michele Moretti, he lived and […]
18. September 2019

Liz Moseley

Members' Editor, Tortoise Media

A reformed (and somewhat regretful) former publisher of UK celebrity gossip magazine heat, I’ve led brand marketing for many global media brands including […]
10. September 2019

Christof Moser

Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, The Republic, Zurich

Christof Moser, born 1979 in Bern, Switzerland, completed his diploma in journalism at the Swiss Media Training Center MAZ after completing a commercial […]
17. September 2019

Dr. Stefan Mück

Distinguished Engineer and Executive Partner, CTO, IBM

22. August 2019

Paul Mudter

Managing Director, Interactive IP Deutschland

Paul Mudter, born 1966 in Saarbrücken, studied business administration at the University of Frankfurt am Main from 1987 to 1994. After completing his […]
9. September 2019

Dr. Michael Müller

Chief Distribution Officer, ProSiebenSat.1 Media

Dr. Michael Müller is responsible for Governmental Affairs, Regulatory, Distribution Legal and Rights Management at ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. He is Deputy Chairman of […]
9. October 2019

Steffen Müller

Managing Partner, Radio 21

26. September 2019

Mathias Müller von Blumencron

Editor-in-chief, Der Tagesspiegel

11. October 2019

Dr. Ralf Müller-Schmid

Programme Director, Deutschlandfunk Nova

Ralf Müller-Schmid is programme director of Deutschlandfunk Nova. Since 1993 he has worked as a freelance author for the radio stations ARD, Neue Zürcher […]
11. October 2019

Wendi Ndaki Mutisya

Enter Africa Nairobi

Wendi Ndaki likes to refer to herself as a Creative Entrepreneur. She is a Visual Artist, a Writer, a Digital marketer, and a […]
6. September 2019

Janina Mütze

Founder and Managing Director, Civey

Janina Mütze is the founder and managing director of Civey. Before founding the company in 2015, the economist last represented the interests of […]
2. October 2019

Robin Nachtrab-Ribback

Innovation Manager, Swiss TXT

14. October 2019

Fabian Nappenbach

Director Product Marketing, HTC VIVE Europe

Fabian Nappenbach leitet das Produktmarketing HTC Vive für EMEA, mit Schwerpunkt auf deutschsprachigen Ländern. Bereits seit 2010 durchlief er unterschiedliche berufliche Stationen in […]
22. August 2019

Andreas Neef

Director Media & Programmatic Advertising DACH, L‘Oréal

After leading globally the Metro Advertising Group, Andreas joined L’Oréal Germany in 2011 as Director Media for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In the […]
30. September 2019

Mackenzie Nelson

Project Lead and Researcher „Governing Platforms“, AlgorithmWatch

25. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Christoph Neuberger

Professor at the Institute of Communication Science and Media Research, LMU München

Prof. Dr. Neuberger has been teaching at the LMU Munich since 2011. He studied journalism (diploma), political science, sociology and philosophy at the […]
11. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Julian Nida-Rümelin

Philosoph, Autor, Staatsminister a.D.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Julian Nida-Rümelin, Staatsminister a. D. Julian Nida-Rümelin gilt als einer der „ renommiertesten Philosophen in Deutschland“ (Handelsblatt vom […]
22. August 2019

Kerstin Niederauer-Kopf

Chairwoman of the Management Board, AGF Videoforschung

Kerstin Niederauer-Kopf took over as CEO of AGF Videoforschung in Frankfurt in January 2019. Before that, the humanities graduate and business economist headed […]
20. September 2019

Keld Nielsen

Global Strategic Director, Media Division, Kantar

Keld has clocked up over twenty-five years in media research after gaining a Master degree in Electronic engineering the Copenhagen University and a […]
17. September 2019

Vincent Nolte

Chairman, Presse-Grosso

22. August 2019

Thomas Nötting

freelance PR consultant, author

Thomas Nötting, is a freelance PR consultant and author in Munich. Until September 2019, he was a senior editor at the Munich-based trade […]
6. September 2019

Brian O’Connor

Brian O’Connor advises international companies on digital transformation. Previously he worked as Creative Director for Axel Springer & Holtzbrinck. He was responsible for […]
22. August 2019

Frederik Obermaier

Author, Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung

10. September 2019

Jan Oetjen

CEO, 1&1 Mail & Media Applications

As CEO of 1&1 Mail & Media Applications SE, Jan Oetjen is responsible for the entire mail and portal business of United Internet […]
26. August 2019

Lars Ohlendorf

Head of Design, WESOUND

Lars Ohlendorf, M. A. is a sound engineer, sound designer and composer with 20 years of professional experience. He specializes in 3D audio, […]
24. September 2019

Hadeer Omar

Media Artist, Designer, Assistant Professor, VCUarts Qatar

Hadeer Omar is a time-based media artist, designer, and an assistant professor at VCUarts Qatar. Omar has an MFA in Design and a […]
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 […]
12. September 2019

Pia Osterhaus

Reporter, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland

Pia Osterhaus was born on 28.01.2982 in Düsseldorf. She studied English and Information Science at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf. She then attended the RTL […]
18. September 2019

Dr. Wolf Osthaus

Director Public Policy DACH, Netflix

Dr. Wolf Osthaus joined Netflix in September 2019 as Director Public Policy with responsibility for regulatory and political issues relating to Internet entertainment […]
1. October 2019

Bernd Oswald

Member of the Faktenfuchs-Teams, BR24

Bernd Oswald is a digital journalist with a penchant for new narrative forms. He is a freelancer at BR24, the trimedial news service […]
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 […]
22. August 2019

Heinrich Paravicini

President, ADC

Heinrich Paravicini (*1971) grew up in Paris in a family of scientists as one of three sons. Japanese manga series on French television […]
10. September 2019

Anja Pasquay

Press Spokeswoman, BDZV

Anja Pasquay has been press spokeswoman of the Federal Association of German Newspaper Publishers (BDZV) in Berlin for many years and managing director […]
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. […]
2. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Andreas Paulus

Judge of the Federal Constitutional Court

Professor Dr. Andreas L. Paulus was sworn in as a judge of the Federal Constitutional Court on 16 March 2010 and has held […]
10. September 2019

Leif Pellikan

Editor Media and Digital, W&V

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 […]
9. September 2019

Jan Pflüger

Founder and Advisor, advisXR

Jan was an early adaptor of digital technologies for the creative area. The potential of VR was obvious for him, so he started […]
26. August 2019

Ralph Pighin

Senior Vice President Europe, Asia & Africa, Deezer

Ralph Pighin has been with Deezer since 2016. As Senior Vice President Europe, Asia & Africa, he is currently responsible for the growth […]
6. September 2019

Dr. Jens Pippig

CEO, SevenVentures

Dr. Jens Pippig joined SevenVentures as CEO in 2018 and is the founder of the ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator. Prior to SevenVentures, Jens worked for […]
22. August 2019

Georg Plattner

Direktor, RAS Rundfunkanstalt Süditrol

Georg Plattner ist seit 2005 Direktor der RAS Rundfunkanstalt Süditrol, zuvor war er u.a. Technischer Direktor der RAS. Er ist im Bereich „Digitaler […]
9. September 2019

Jan Georg Plavec

Redakteur Ressort Multimedia/Reportage, Stuttgarter Zeitung und Stuttgarter Nachrichten

Jan Georg Plavec (born 1984) is an editor at Stuttgarter Zeitung and Stuttgarter Nachrichten with a focus on data journalism. His focus is […]
9. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pörksen

Professor für Medienwissenschaft Universität Tübingen

Bernhard Pörksen ist Professor für Medienwissenschaft an der Universität Tübingen und bekannt durch seine Arbeiten zur Skandalforschung sowie seine Bücher mit dem Kybernetiker […]
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 […]
26. August 2019

Andre Prahl

Head of Programme Distribution, CBC / Media Group RTL Germany

Since 2008 Andre Prahl has been Head of Programme Distribution at CBC GmbH and responsible for programme distribution at Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland GmbH. […]
30. September 2019

Stefan Primbs

Social Media Manager and Member of the Digital Board, Bayerischer Rundfunk

10. October 2019

Maya Puig

Creative Producer, IMF Interactive Media Foundation

Maya Puig is a passionate Storyteller and Creative Producer working at the crossroads of digital innovation, audience engagement and the future of storytelling. […]
15. October 2019

Brice Puls

Interactive Artist, Game Developer, and Exhibit Designer

Brice Puls is an interactive artist, game developer, and exhibit designer based in Chicago. They are the manager of exhibitions at VGA Gallery, […]
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 […]
2. October 2019

Niels Rasmussen

Head of Online, Multimedia and Accessible Services, Head of ARD Project Group "Accessible Broadcasting", NDR

7. October 2019

Christoph Rasulis

Game Design Director

Christoph Rasulis works in Ludwigsburg as a game designer and communication designer. Together with other graduates of the Film Academy he founded a […]
10. September 2019

Jacques Raynaud

Executive Vice President Sports & Advertising, Sky Deutschland

2. October 2019

Michael Reinartz

Director Consumer Services & Innovation, Vodafone

Michael Reinartz verantwortet seit Februar 2016 als Director Innovation & Consumer Services die Entwicklung einer ganzheitlichen, geschäftsbereichsübergreifenden Innovationsstrategie und -Roadmap sowie die Steuerung […]
5. September 2019

Ole Reißmann

Geschäftsführender Redakteur für redaktionelle Entwicklung, DER SPIEGEL

Ole Reißmann, 36, is managing editor at DER SPIEGEL for editorial development. He built bento from 2015 to 2019. Previously, he was an […]
9. October 2019

Susanne Reiter

Director Research & Insights, Discovery Deutschland:

As Director Research & Insights Discovery Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Susanne Reiter is responsible for Performance Measurement, Consumer Insights and AdSales Research. The […]
26. August 2019

Kai-Hinrich Renner

Media and Business Editor, FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE

Kai Hinrich-Renner has been media editor at Funke Zentralredaktion Berlin GmbH since 2017. Previously he was also a media editor at Handelsblatt and […]
16. October 2019

Robin Ribback

Head of Innovation Management SWISS TXT

7. October 2019

Prof. Dr. Diana Rieger

Institute for Communication Science and Media Research, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Prof. Dr. Diana Rieger is Professor at the Institute for Media and Communication of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU Munich). In her doctoral thesis […]
25. September 2019

Dunja Riehemann

Director Marketing, BrandMaker

Dunja Riehemann has been responsible for the global marketing of BrandMaker, a provider of marketing resource management, since May 2019. The graduate economist […]
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 […]
9. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dieter Ring

Former President, Bavarian State Agency for New Media (BLM)

From 1990 to 2011, Wolf-Dieter Ring was President of the Bavarian State Agency for New Media. In this position, he performed numerous duties […]
26. August 2019

Cornelius Ringe


Dr. Cornelius Ringe is an economist with a focus on advertising psychology and received his doctorate from the Institute for Music and Media […]
19. September 2019

Jürgen Risinger

Head of Digital Services, Augsburger Allgemeine

Jürgen Risinger ist seit über zehn Jahren für die Augsburger Allgemeine in verschiedenen Rollen tätig. Auf das anfänglich Engagement als Content Manager folgte […]
7. October 2019

André Rittner

K5 Factory

André Rittner blickt auf eine über 25-jährige geschäftsführende Vergangenheit in den Bereichen Filmproduktion und Softwareentwicklung zurück. Während des Studiums gründete er ein Medienunternehmen, […]
16. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Diane Robers

Professor, EBS Universität

24. September 2019

Rebecca Roche

Account Manager, Cloudflare

23. August 2019

Emma Rodero

Communication and Public Speaking professor, Pompeu Fabra University

Professor and researcher in the Department of Communication at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain). Director of the CCLab (for improving communication skills), Barcelona […]
22. August 2019

Claudia Roggisch

Marketing, Events & Promotion, Schwarzwaldradio

17. September 2019

Daniel Rosemann

General Manager ProSieben & Sat.1, ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland

Daniel Rosemann has been responsible for the ProSieben Brand Family with the stations ProSieben & ProSieben MAXX since 2016. In this role, he […]
26. August 2019

Matthias Ross

Managing Director, Quantyoo

Matthias Ross has worked for the ANTENNE BAYERN group in various management positions in the digital sector since 2000. Since 2015, he has […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Torsten Rossmann

Managing Director, WeltN24 GmbH

Dr. Torsten Rossmann is the managing director of WeltN24 GmbH and manages the channels WELT (formerly N24) and N24 Doku. He is also […]
2. October 2019

Maximilian Th. L. Rückert

CRM-Manager, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung

24. September 2019

Sven Rühlicke

CEO & Co-Founder, Wake Word

Sven Rühlicke is CEO & Co-Founder of Wake Word GmbH, which is the first full-service voice agency to integrate the channel into companies […]
23. October 2019

Berthold Rüth

MdL, Mitglied des Medienrates der BLM

Berthold Rüth studied business administration at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. He began his professional career as assistant to the management in […]
22. October 2019

Daria Saharova

Partner Vito ONE, Founder 1E9 Denkfabrik

Daria is the founding partner of Vito ONE, an early stage venture capital firm based in Munich, Germany. Vito ONE is a pioneer […]
22. August 2019

Özlem Sarikaya

Journalist, Presenter, BR Fernsehen

25. September 2019

Katrin Savvulidi

#ArtistResidency #MethodsOfArt

Katrin Savvulidi founded several collectives as a master student of the ADBK and founded the Artist Residency in Kollnburg. She is dedicated to […]
16. September 2019

Charlotte Schaber

Laywer, PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal

Charlotte Schaber is a lawyer at PwC Legal and a member of the IP/IT/Commercial and Data Protection Practice Group. She has extensive experience […]
10. October 2019

Philipp Schall

Managing Director, TELLUX next

TELLUX next produces cross-platform entertainment projects for film & TV as well as the online and games sector, acting both as a production […]
2. September 2019

Jürgen Scharrer

Chief reporter Horizont

After completing a commercial apprenticeship and studying economics, Jürgen Scharrer began his career in journalism in 1995 at “Lebensmittel Zeitung” (Deutscher Fachverlag). This […]
9. September 2019

Katharina Schell

Member of the Editor-in-Chief, Austria Presse Agentur

Katharina Schell is a member of the editorial board of APA – Austria Presse Agentur, where she is responsible for the digital innovation […]
26. August 2019

Alexander Scheuer

Head of Media Policy and Regulation, Deutsche Telekom AG

13. September 2019

Stephan Scheuer

Autor und Redakteur Handelsblatt

25. September 2019

Sabine Scheuer

Editor, Ereignisreich Passau

12. September 2019

Britta Schewe

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Rocket Beans

22. October 2019

Katarina Schickling

Journalist, Author

2. October 2019

Dr. Mark Schiffhauer

Chief Creative Officer, ZEIT Publishing Group

Dr. Mark Schiffhauer has been Chief Creative Officer of the ZEIT Publishing Group since April 2019 and in this function is responsible for […]
22. August 2019

Thomas Schiller

Partner/Head of Automotive, Deloitte

Dr. Thomas Schiller has over 20 years of consulting experience and 8 years of industry experience. He is responsible for Deloitte’s automotive business. […]
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 […]
10. September 2019

Schiwa Schlei

Programmchefin COSMO & stv. Leitung Digitale Programm- und Produktentwicklung, WDR

On the one hand, Schiwa Schlei is program director of COSMO, the young, international cultural radio station organized by WDR in cooperation with […]
10. September 2019

Eva-Maria Schmidt

deputy editor-in-chief HORIZONT

7. October 2019

Silke Schmidt

Director, XR Hub Bavaria

Silke Schmidt has been in charge of the construction of the new XR HUB Bavaria – Munich at Medien.Bayern GmbH since October 1, […]
17. September 2019

Dr. Thorsten Schmiege

President Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM)

Dr Thorsten Schmiege has been President of the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM) since 1 October 2021. Schmiege began his work […]
22. August 2019

Jörg Schmitt

Coordinator Investigative, Der Spiegel

Jörg Schmitt was born in 1967 in Marburg, Hessen. He studied journalism, economic policy and law in Munich and has been working as […]
26. August 2019

Stephan Schmitter

Head of Audio, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland und CEO, RTL Radio Deutschland

Stephan Schmitter is Head of Audio of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and CEO of RTL Radio Deutschland based in Berlin, the largest private radio […]
24. September 2019

Gregor-Peter Schmitz

Editor-in-Chief, Augsburger Allgemeine

Gregor Peter Schmitz, born 1975, studied law and political science for many years in Munich, Paris, Cambridge and Harvard. After a trip to […]
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 […]
20. September 2019

Wiebke Schodder

General Manager, sixx

Wiebke Schodder (39) arbeitet seit 2009 für die ProSiebenSat.1 Group und leitet seit Oktober 2016 den Frauensender sixx als Senderchefin. Nach Stationen bei […]
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 […]
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 […]
19. September 2019

Dr. Reinhard Schultze

Head of VR and in-house lawyer, Telepool

Dr. Reinhard Schultze has been Head of VR at the Munich-based Telepool Group since 2019. At the same time, he is responsible for […]
26. August 2019

Klaus-Peter Schulz

Managing Director and Spokesman OMG

Klaus-Peter Schulz is regarded as an experienced expert in the media industry and has been responsible for decisive market impulses on the agency, […]
10. September 2019

Katharina Schulze

Fraktionsvorsitzende Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Bayerischer Landtag

At the age of 34, Katharina Schulze is one of Bavaria’s youngest members of parliament and the face of the Bavarian Greens. Katharina […]
17. September 2019

Oliver Schündler

Film producer and owner of Lucky Bird Pictures.

Oliver Schündler worked on various theatre and television projects, including as assistant director and dramaturge (with Robert Lépage, Georg Tabori, Leander Haußmann and […]
8. October 2019

Irmela Schwab

Autorin bei W&V

Author at W&V and LEAD digital. She studied German and is particularly interested in how digital technologies are changing marketing and media. She […]
26. August 2019

Prof. Dr. Werner Schwaderlapp

Chairman of the Conference of the Chairpersons of the Media Authorities (GVK), State Media Authority NRW

Prof. Dr. Schwaderlapp studied philosophy, journalism and economics in Frankfurt, Tübingen and Mainz and received his doctorate in 1977. From 1978, he worked […]
2. September 2019

Sascha Schwingel

Managing Director, VOX

Sascha Schwingel, born 1971, has been Managing Director of VOX since July 2019. He started his career at teamWorx Televison & Film GmbH. […]
2. September 2019

Esther Sedlaczek

Presenter, Crime + Investigation

From 2010, Esther Sedlaczek first worked as a reporter and news anchor for several regional broadcasters in Berlin, before she prevailed in a […]
30. September 2019

Prof. Dr. Annika Sehl

Professor of Digital Journalism, Universität der Bundeswehr Munich and Research Associate at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Since October 2018 Prof. Dr. Annika Sehl has held the Chair of Digital Journalism at the Institute of Journalism, Faculty of Business Administration, […]
10. September 2019

Richard Seitz

Vice President Data Products, ProSiebenSat.1 Media

Richard Seitz has been Vice President Data Products at ProSiebenSat.1 Digital Data since 2018 and develops data and AI products for various divisions […]
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 […]
11. September 2019

Dr. Sabine Seymour

Founder & CEO, SUPA

As a technologist, Dr. Sabine Seymour designs products at the interface of sensors, data and body. As an economist she develops innovative asset […]
6. September 2019

Nana Siebert

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, DER STANDARD

Nana Siebert has been Deputy Editor-in-Chief of STANDARD since May 2018. In this position she develops long-term projects, interactive formats and is responsible […]
6. September 2019

Michael Silberman

SVP Strategy, Piano

Michael leads Strategic Services, delivering Product Strategy, Launch Services and Revenue Optimization to Piano clients. In that role, he applies his extensive experience […]
7. October 2019

Dr. Florian Sochatzy

Geschäftsführer, Institut für digitales Lernen

Dr. Florian Sochatzy beschäftigt sich seit vielen Jahren intensiv mit didaktisch und methodisch fundierten digitalen Bildungsmedien und deren Methodik.Das Konzept des mBooks wurde […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Markus Söder

Bavarian Prime Minister

1987-1991 Studied law in Erlangen, passed the state law examination. Scholarship holder of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Research assistant at the Chair of Constitutional, Administrative […]
6. September 2019

Christian Söllner

Founder and Managing Director, WastedStudios

Christian Söllner studied game design at the Mediadesign University in Munich. After valuable professional experience at Microsoft, he founded the development studio “WastedStudios” […]
6. September 2019

Isa Sonnenfeld

Leiterin Google News Lab, DACH, Google

Isa Sonnenfeld leads the News Lab at Google for Germany, Austria and Switzerland since 2015. Prior to joining Google in October 2015, Isa […]
25. September 2019

Stephan Sorkin

Deputy Chairman, EDFVR

22. August 2019

Dörte Spengler-Ahrens

Managing Director JvM Saga

Dörte studied visual communication and began her career as an art director. After working at several agencies, she joined Jung von Matt and […]
13. September 2019

Sven Spöde

Senior Consultant Digital Communications, Oliver Schrott Kommunikation

Sven Spöde works for OSK as Senior Consultant Digital Communications. He has been advising companies on digital marketing issues for over 6 years. […]
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. September 2019

Alexander Stigler

Brand Manager, Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband

9. September 2019

Dr. Edmund Stoiber

former Bavarian Prime Minister

17. October 2019

Luise Strothmann

Product Development, taz

Luise Strothmann is responsible for product development at taz im Netz. She joined taz in 2009 as a volunteer, then became editor of […]
12. September 2019

Maximilian Struller

Media Partnerships Manager, Facebook

12. September 2019

Morten Strunge

CEO & Founder, Podimo

9. September 2019

Stephanie Struppler

Senior Director Corporate Legal and Regulatory Affairs GSA, Discovery

As Senior Director Legal GSA, Stephanie Struppler is responsible for media policy, regulatory and legal issues for the Discovery Group and its broadcasters […]
2. September 2019

Sascha Stürze

CEO und Founder, Analyx

Sascha Stürze has been working for more than 15 years to establish Data Science in the CMO Offices of Europe. After 4 years […]
6. September 2019

Samantha Sunne


Samantha Sunne is a freelance journalist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She speaks at conferences, universities and newsrooms around the world, teaching digital […]
6. September 2019

Kim Svendsen

Director, Stibo Accelerator

Kim leads the Stibo Accelerator, an initiative aimed to support talented young students, researchers and entrepreneurs working on promising innovations for the media […]
1. October 2019

Rob Szymoniak

Founder and Managing Director, PODCASTMANIA

For more than 20 years Rob Szymoniak has been in radio and TV as presenter, producer and team leader for NRJ, KISS FM, […]
10. September 2019

Sava Tatić

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Sourcefabric

In 1999 Sava Tatić left his journalism career to lead the development of digital technology solutions for news media at Media Development Loan […]
25. September 2019

Corinna Theil

Presenter and Podcaster, Bayern 3

Corinna Theil (33) lives in Munich and has been working as a presenter for more than 13 years. She started with the nationwide […]
30. September 2019

Neil Thurman

Professor für Kommunikation, Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

Neil Thurman is a Professor of Communication at LMU Munich and a Volkswagen Foundation Freigeist Fellow. He was the first faculty member in […]
25. September 2019

Florian Tichy

#Philosophie #ScienceAndTechnology #Sound #DesignThinking

Florian Tichy is completing his Master in Science and Technology at the TU Munich. With a degree in philosophy, Florian reflects on the […]
17. September 2019

Pauline Tillmann

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Deine Korrespondentin

Pauline Tillmann has been a project manager at DW Akademie in the area of media viability since 2019 and networks media startups worldwide. […]
9. October 2019

Lina Timm

Managing Director, Media Lab Bayern

Lina Timm is a graduate of the German School of Journalism and has written for ZEIT and FAZ, among others. After an excursion […]
2. September 2019

Ole Jørgen Torvmark

CEO, Norsk Radio AS / Country Manager, Radioplayer Danmark F.M.B.A. / Owner and CEO, Kreere AS

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 […]
25. September 2019

Georg Tschurtschenthaler

Senior Producer, gebrueder beetz filmproduktion

Grimme Award winner Georg Tschurtschenthaler studied Economics and Communication Science in Vienna. He worked as a business consultant before he moved on to […]
22. August 2019

Zeynep Tufekci

Associate Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Sciences

Zeynep Tufekci is a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times, an associate professor at the University of North Carolina and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein […]
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 […]
4. October 2019

Prof. Dr. Frank Überall

Bundesvorsitzender, DJV

Prof. Dr. Frank Überall, born 1971, has been Federal Chairman of the German Journalists’ Association (DJV) since 2015. Since 2012 he has taught […]
24. October 2019

Manuel Uhlitzsch

Chief Commercial Officer, Pantaflix AG

3. September 2019

Stefan Van Engen

Senior Vice President, Content Programming & Partnerships, XUMO

10. September 2019

Helmut van Rinsum

Owner, Editorial Office HvR

Helmut van Rinsum has been reporting on the marketing and media industry as a trade journalist for many years. He writes regularly for […]
23. September 2019

Mania Varvani

Sales Director DACH, Activision Blizzard Media

Mania Varvani opened the DACH market for Activision Blizzard Media as Sales Director in the middle of the year. Activision Blizzard includes the […]
21. October 2019

Riccardo Vescovi

Head of Solution Engineering, Fincons Group

Passionate for technology and innovation, Riccardo has more than 15 years of experience on end-to-end content and video multichannel OTT distribution services for […]
26. September 2019

Tatjana Vogt

Topic Scout, Politikpilotin

10. October 2019

Claudia von Brauchitsch

Journalist and Television Presenter

Claudia von Brauchitsch is the new presenter of the freshly established and traditional Sat.1 magazine “akte” in August 2019 and thus the successor […]
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 […]
12. September 2019

Isa von Heyl

Head of Video & Audio, Stern

26. September 2019

Franzi von Kempis

Managing editor Video & Graphics, t-online.de

24. September 2019

Benjamin von Martens

Founder & Managing Partner, .martensgarten

8. October 2019

Donata von Perfall

Director, Documentary Campus

1. October 2019

Thomas von Petersdorff-Campen

Lawyer, petersdorff

Thomas von Petersdorff-Campen studied law in Göttingen, Lausanne and Los Angeles (LL.M) after graduating from high school in Essen in 1974. He completed […]
2. October 2019

Dr. Uwe Vorkötter

Editor-in-Chief, Horizont

21. October 2019

Corinna Voss

Managing Director/Partner, HBI

Corinn Voss is a communications professional with more than 25 years of experience in international communication. She has a longstanding experience in working […]
27. August 2019

Jan Wachtel

Managing Director Digital Media & Journalistic Content Mediengruppe RTL Germany

Jan Wachtel, born 1979 in Aachen, Germany, has been Managing Director Digital Media and Journalistic Content of Mediengruppe RTL Germany since February 2019. […]
12. September 2019

Dr. Tanja Prinzessin zu Waldeck

Geschäftsführerin BurdaForward

Dr. Tanja zu Waldeck ist als COO von BurdaForward verantwortlich für die Bereiche Business Development, Strategy Implementation und Data Science. Nach ihrem Studium an […]
22. August 2019

Marc Walder

CEO, Ringier

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 […]
26. August 2019

Valerie Weber

Program Director WDR

Since May 2014 Valerie Weber has been the radio director of Westdeutscher Rundfunk, since 2019 cross-media program director with responsibility for 11 state […]
19. September 2019

Peter Weber

Legal Adviser, ZDF

Peter Weber was born in Mainz in November 1959. After studying law at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, he passed his first […]
15. October 2019

Marie-Teresa Weber

Public Policy Manager, Facebook

Marie-Teresa Weber is Public Policy Manager at Facebook in Berlin. She is responsible for media policy and media regulation as part of the […]
12. September 2019

Sven Wedig

CEO and Founder, Vollpension Medien

Sven Wedig, born in 1978, was born in Cologne and now lives in Berlin with his family. He is founder and CEO of […]
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 […]
27. August 2019

Patrick Weinhold

Head of Social Media Team, Tagesschau

Patrick Weinhold leads the social media team at Tagesschau. Since 2016, he has been responsible for the strategic and content aspects of the […]
12. September 2019

Eva Werner

Consultant for storytelling and crisis communication

Eva Werner, born 1974 in Schongau, is a freelance consultant for storytelling and crisis communication and lecturer for digital journalism and innovation at […]
1. October 2019

Carl-Frank Westermann

Managing Director, WESOUND

From 2000 to 2011, Carl-Frank Westermann, who holds a degree in business administration and is a musician, founded and was responsible for the […]
23. September 2019

Rolf Wierig

Division Manager Entertainment Products, Vodafone Germany

Rolf Wierig has been Vice President Entertainment Products at Vodafone Germany since January 2016. In his role, he is responsible for the TV […]
16. September 2019

Niklas Wilke

Partner, PwC

Niklas Wikle is a chartered accountant and tax consultant. He studied economics at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel. For more than 20 […]
12. September 2019

Vasco Winkler

Chief Digital Officer, ANTENNE BAYERN

Vasco Winkler has been Head of Digital Corporate Development (CDO) at the ANTENNE BAYERN Group since September 2019. He was previously Chief Operating […]
10. September 2019

Konstantin Winkler

Journalist and (eSport-)Presenter, SPORT1

Konni Winkler is the presenter and commentator for various Esports formats at SPORT1. In the last two years, he has commented on the […]
22. August 2019

Carola Witt

Youth Protection Officer of the NDR & Chairwoman of the Working Group of Youth Protection Officers of ARD and ZDF

After studying law in Hamburg and Geneva, Carola Witt worked in media law in Hamburg, Kiel, New York and Stuttgart. Since 1989 she […]
8. October 2019

Tiemo Wölken

Member of the European Parliament, SPD

Tiemo Wölken, 33, has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2016. Since 2019, the Lower Saxony coordinator of the Social Democrats […]
21. October 2019

Dr. Isabel Wolters

CTO, Handelsblatt Media Group

22. October 2019

Keesiu Wong

Co-Founder & CEO, Design AI

Keesiu Wong is Co-Founder & CEO of Design AI, a start-up focusing on agile AI development and use case identification through design thinking. […]
17. September 2019

Daniela Woytewicz

Head of Formatentwicklung & Projektmanagement WDR (funk)

Daniela Woytewicz ist Formatentwicklerin in der WDR-funk-Redaktion. Für ihre Arbeit bei KARAKAYA TALK wurde sie in diesem Jahr mit dem Grimme Online Award […]
5. September 2019

Torsten Zarges

Chefreporter DWDL.de

Torsten Zarges is Managing Partner of Zarges creative talent connection, an agency for event production and literary management, which he founded in Cologne […]
27. September 2019

Brigitte Zeh


22. August 2019

Gerhard Zeiler

Chief Revenue Officer, WarnerMedia

Gerhard Zeiler is WarnerMedia Chief Revenue Officer, leading the WarnerMedia Affiliates and Advertising Sales Group. In this role, he is responsible for the […]
13. September 2019

Thomas Zeilinger

Commissioner for Ethics in Dialogue with Technology and Science, Evangelical Lutheran Church

Prof. Dr. Thomas Zeilinger is the representative of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria for ethics in dialogue with technology and natural science, […]
3. September 2019

Frank Zervos

Head of Main Editorial Department Television Film/Series I, ZDF

After studying journalism and film studies in Mainz, Frank Zervos completed his editorial traineeship at ZDF in 2003/04. He then worked as a […]
26. August 2019

Katharina Zeschke

Business Development Managerin, RMS

Katharina Zeschke joined RMS in 2016 as Business Development Manager with responsibility for the Digital Media division. In her function, she is significantly […]
6. September 2019

Anita Zielina

Director of Innovation and Leadership

Anita Zielina is the Director of News Innovation and Leadership at Newmark J-School at CUNY. She is an experienced digital media executive with […]
23. August 2019

Stefan Zilch

Regional Managing Director, Acast

Stefan Zilch has been Regional Managing Director of the German business of the Swedish podcast network Acast since spring 2019. In his function, […]
22. August 2019

Dr. Anja Zimmer

Director, Berlin-Brandenburg Media Authority (mabb)

Anja Zimmer has been director of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb) since March 2016. Previously, Anja Zimmer was Managing Director of the German Journalists’ […]
23. August 2019

Maike Zimmermann

Key Account Managerin für Medienkunden in Deutschland, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH

10. September 2019

Robert Zitzmann

Managing Director, JvM/SPORTS

Robert is an international executive with a deep track record in sports business, having worked with corporates, brands, media, FA’s, clubs, athletes and […]
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 […]