Speaker 2021


4. October 2021

Uwe Agnes

Chief Editor Film & TV Camera

Uwe Agnes studied photo engineering in Cologne and traveled the world as a camera and production assistant while still a student. After graduating, […]
8. September 2021

Nicole Agudo Berbel

Geschäftsführerin und Chief Distribution Officer der Seven.One Entertainment Group

Nicole Agudo Berbel has been Managing Director and Chief Distribution Officer of the Seven.One Entertainment Group since 2020. Among other things, she is […]
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 […]
4. October 2021

Ilse Aigner

State Assembly President

25. October 2021

Steve Heng aka DJ Blade


23. August 2021

Baris Aladag


Baris Aladag is a director, producer, musician and author in Berlin. At the age of 14, he was already in contact with the […]
31. August 2021

Saim Alkan

CEO of AX Semantics

Saim Rolf Alkan is the CEO of AX Semantics – one of the pioneers in the field of Automated Text Creation. Based on […]
20. July 2021

Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter

CEO Vodafone Germany and member executive committee Vodafone Group

Dr Hannes Ametsreiter (born 1967) has been CEO of Vodafone Germany and member of the global Vodafone Group’s Executive Committee since 1 October […]
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 […]
13. October 2021

Meike Arendt

Managing Director, Ceretai

Meike Arendt ist seit September 2020 Geschäftsführerin von Ceretai, einem Start-up, dass Medienunternehmen bei ihrer Strategie für Diversity and Equality unterstützt und vielfältige […]
18. August 2021

Susann Atwell


Susann Atwell was born in Hamburg. There she began to study archaeology and German language and literature, but then moved to Berlin to […]
22. September 2021

Frank Bachér

CBO at Julep Media

Frank Bachér is Chief Business Officer (CBO) at Julep Media and is responsible for sales, partner management and the further development of marketing […]
17. August 2021

Dr. Gergana Baeva

Referentin am Media Policy Lab der Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg

Gergana Baeva researches as a consultant at the Media Policy Lab of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg on issues of digital media diversity and network […]
13. September 2021

Manuela Baldauf

Program Directorate Information, Digital Developments and Social Media at Bayerischer Rundfunk

Manuela Baldauf heads the digital development editorial team at Bayerischer Rundfunk. The journalism graduate started out in radio and print, but soon discovered […]
15. October 2021

Dr. Katarina Barley

Vizepräsidentin des Europäischen Parlaments und Mitglied im Ausschuss für bürgerliche Freiheiten, Justiz und Inneres

23. August 2021

Christof Baron

Media strategy and activation Media for Excellence

Christof Baron has been working in the media sector for more than 30 years, 27 of them alone at Mindshare / GroupM, a […]
23. September 2021

Andy Barsekow

Head of Music Planning and Band Promotion, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Andy Barsekow came to Bayerischer Rundfunk through his own music. As a musician, he has released albums himself over several years and has […]
19. October 2021

Dr. Matthias Baume

Project Manager, TUM ProLehre

Dr. Matthias Baume studied education, psychology and biology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He then trained as a “Multimedia Project Manager” at the […]
13. September 2021

Jonas Bedford-Strohm

Communications Manager, ARD Online

Jonas Bedford-Strohm works for ARD Online in strategy communications and as innovation manager at Bayerischer Rundfunk, where he helped establish the innovation network […]
21. September 2021

Christian Beetz

Managing Director at gebrueder beetz Filmproduktion

Christian Beetz is a multiple Grimme Award winner and managing director of gebrueder beetz filmproduktion, which has specialized in international co-productions since its […]
4. October 2021

Khesrau Behroz

Journalist, author and producer as well as Co-Founder and Managing Director, Undone

Khesrau Behroz is a journalist, author and producer. He develops and produces journalistic and fictional formats as co-founder and co-managing director of the […]
7. August 2018

Joel Berger

Industry Leader Media & Public, Google Deutschland 

Joel Berger is responsible for servicing clients from the media and entertainment as well as the public sector. Among other things, he advises […]
9. September 2021

Vanessa Beule

Innovation Manager, WDR Innovation Hub

Vanessa Beule is an innovation manager, researcher and social media writer/producer. After completing her master’s degree in market and media research, she started […]
21. September 2021

Konstanze Beyer

Chief Editor at RTLZWEI

Konstanze Beyer has headed the “Knowledge and Documentaries” department at RTLZWEI since February 2016, and in this position is responsible for the channel’s […]
8. September 2021

Catrin Bialek

Editor Handelsblatt

Born in Oldenburg, she has been an editor at Handelsblatt since 1999. Her topics revolve around brands, media and marketing. Catrin Bialek has […]
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 […]
15. October 2021

Prof. Nora Bilz

Professor and head of the communication design program at IU International University of Applied Sciences

Nora Bilz studied visual communication at the Berlin University of the Arts. She is managing partner, head of design at rotbraun Gestaltung Berlin […]
20. July 2021

Henry Blodget

CEO & Co-Founder Insider Inc.

Henry Blodget is co-founder and CEO of Insider Inc. He is also an occasional columnist. Insider is a global journalism organization with more […]
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 […]
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 […]
18. August 2021

Axel Bojanowski

Chief Science Reporter, WELT Group

He has been a science journalist since 1997 and holds a degree in geology; his studies and diploma dealt with climate research. Bojanowski […]
27. August 2020

Sibel Boner

Head of Commercial Partnerships BBC Global News

Sibel has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience and has held several senior positions in the industry. She was Managing […]
15. September 2021

Oska Melina Borcherding


Oska Melina Borcherding is a German-Greek actor* and artist* living in Berlin. Oska was born in Munich and completed his acting training at […]
27. August 2020

Marcus Bornheim

First editor-in-chief ARD-aktuell

Marcus Bornheim has been head of the ARD-aktuell editorial office in Hamburg as the first editor-in-chief since 1 October 2019. ARD-aktuell is a […]
16. September 2021

Sarah Bosetti

Author and caberettist

Sarah Bosetti is an invention of her parents. She has been present since 1984, half human and half woman, first studied film directing […]
29. September 2021

Sven Brandt

Lecturer Bavarian Academy for Television and Digital Media, Marketing Manager at Seven.One Sports

Sven Brandt is Marketing (Social Media) Manager at SevenOne Sports, ProSiebenSat.1. Before joining ProSiebenSat1, Sven Brandt held various social media positions, for example […]
18. August 2021

Nicolas Bräuer

Intellectual Property Officer & Digital Content at Bitkom

Nicolas Henning Bräuer is an Intellectual Property & Digital Content Officer at the digital association Bitkom, where he is responsible for copyright issues. […]
7. September 2021

Amanda Brennan

Editorial Manager, MESH Collective

Amanda Brennan is the editorial director of the extracurricular education initiative MESH Collective. Together with creators with a wide reach, she puts socio-political […]
1. September 2020

Daniel Bröckerhoff

Journalist and moderator

Daniel Bröckerhoff lives and works in Hamburg and Mainz as a journalist and presenter for digital moving image content. As a newcomer he […]
2. September 2021

Bertram Brossardt

Chief Executive Officer, vbw – Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft

Betram Brossardt was born on February 19, 1960 in Neustadt/Weinstraße. From 1969 – 1978 he attended the humanistic high school in Neustadt/Weinstraße and […]
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 […]
10. September 2020

Tom Buhrow

Director General WDR, ARD Chairman

Tom Buhrow, Director General WDR 1958: Born in Troisdorf School attendance in Siegburg and Wisconsin/USA 1978 – 1984: Master’s degree at Bonn University […]
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 […]
19. October 2021

Christina Burkhardt

14. October 2021

Caspar Busse

Senior Editor, Economy, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Caspar Busse, born in 1966, has been writing for the Süddeutsche Zeitung since 2005, covering both business and media topics. He also coordinates […]
14. September 2021

Annika-Sophie Butt

Director Marketing & Communications, PIA Group

The trained journalist and cultural scientist has been working in the digital industry for more than ten years. Previously, she worked for start-ups […]
13. September 2021

Carine Léa Chardon

Geschäftsführerin ZVEI-Fachverband Consumer Electronics und Deutsche TV-Plattform

18. August 2021

Chiponda Chimbelu

Member of the editorial board, Deutsche Welle

Chiponda Chimbelu has been a member of Deutsche Welle’s editorial board since May 2020. His work focuses on diversity and inclusion within content.  […]
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 […]
27. September 2021

Simon Crownshaw

Chief Technology Officer Media and Entertainment, Microsoft

13. October 2021

Clarence Dadson

Chairman XR Bavaria e.V

Clarence Dadson is the owner of Design4real, the Munich-based agency that has been working exclusively with immersive media for 6 years. Furthermore, he […]
13. October 2021

Petra Dahm

XR Bavaria e.V

7. October 2021

Soheil Dastyari

Business Owner, Founder and former CEO,  Territory

Soheil Dastyari, a graduate in cultural studies, has advised top international brands and technology companies as a brand strategist and managing director of […]
14. September 2021

Kelly Day

President of Streaming, ViacomCBS Networks International

Kelly Day is President of Streaming for ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI). In her role, Day leads the division’s streaming business internationally, with oversight […]
17. August 2021

Regina Deck

Stv. Bereichleiterin Technik, Medienwirtschaft, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit bei Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM)

Abel Reiberg is a consultant for platforms and intermediaries at the Joint Office of the State Media Authorities. Previously, he worked as a […]
14. September 2021

Diana Degraa

Managing Director, Initiative Media

Diana Degraa has been at the helm of Initiative Deutschland as CEO since September 2020. The experienced manager has enormous strategic and digital […]
12. August 2021

Olaf Deininger

Editor-in-chief of the German edition of TheFix

The business journalist and digital expert looks back on many years of experience in leading positions in consumer and trade media. He was […]
23. October 2020

Kerstin Deixler

Marketing & Communication Manager Medien.Bayern GmbH

After studying communication science, public relations and psychology in Munich, Kerstin Deixler completed a trainee program at Fink & Fuchs with a focus […]
10. September 2020

Tim Deussen

Photographer and XR Creator Studio Deussen

Tim Deussen studied photography, psychology and film at New York University. Since his graduation with an MA Degree in 1996, he participated with […]
16. September 2021

Nicole Diekmann

Journalist, ZDF

Nicole Diekmann studied sociology, political science, and modern and contemporary history in Münster and Hamburg, and after earning her master’s degree, she trained […]
25. October 2021

Jochen Dominicus

Managing Director, Die Sendeplaner Medienproduktion

Jochen Dominicus is a presenter, TV writer and trained radio man. He also does voiceovers for films and commercials. He has been working […]
20. September 2021

Jürgen Dusel

Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities

Jürgen Dusel was born on 14.2.1965 in Würzburg. Since then he has been severely disabled with a degree of disability (GdB) of 100 […]
19. August 2021

Marius Eder

Art Director & 3D Motion Designer WEDER & NOCH

Marius Eder is an art director & 3D motion designer. Over the last 8 years he has specialized in 3D animation, simulation and […]
21. September 2021

Samira El Ouassil

Journalist, Author

Samira El Ouassil writes the award-winning media criticism column “Wochenschau” for Übermedien and regularly analyzes the media landscape for Deutschlandfunk. Together with Christiane […]
21. September 2021

Marc Elbers

Head of HR Entertainment Segment, ProSiebenSat.1 Media

As COO Human Resources/SVP HR Business Partnering, Marc Elbers has been responsible for almost six years for, among other things, providing strategic advice […]
8. September 2020

Meinolf Ellers

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

Meinolf Ellers is Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of the news agency dpa and Managing Partner of the start-up accelerator “next media accelerator” initiated […]
18. August 2021

Volker Engel

Producer, CEO und COO at Uncharted Territory

Volker Engel was the first German in film history to receive the ‘Oscar’ for Best Visual Effects in 1997 for his work on […]
18. August 2021

Gesa Engel

Producer, CEO und COO at Uncharted Territory  

Gesa Engel became part of Uncharted Territory as Producer and Head of Development after moving to Los Angeles in 2012. Previously, she produced […]
10. September 2021

Nanni Erben

Managing Director and Producer MadeFor Film GmbH

Nanni Erben was born in Singapore in 1974. In 1978, the family returned to Nieder-Olm, Germany. After a few years as a production […]
20. September 2021

Sonja Ettengruber

Editor, Straubinger Tagblatt/Landshuter Zeitung

Sonja Ettengruber has worked in various positions at the Straubinger Tagblatt/Landshuter Zeitung media group for 35 years. She is an editor, publishing specialist, […]
20. September 2021

Christian Fahrenbach

Freelance journalist and lecturer

Dr. Christian Fahrenbach is a freelance journalist and lecturer on new media issues in New York and Germany. He is a founding member […]
7. September 2021

Alex Feil


Internationally esteemed and award-winning, Alex puts his distinctive stamp of character, design and at the same time authenticity to tempomedia’s impressive roster of […]
13. October 2021

Christian Felder

Director and producer of immersive content

30. September 2021

Daniel Fiene

Journalist and Podcast Host

Daniel Fiene is host and founder of Was mit Medien, Germany’s oldest media podcast and youngest media startup on media change. In 2020, […]
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 […]
6. October 2021

Dr. Alexandra Föderl-Schmid

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Süddeutsche Zeitung

21. September 2021

Frank Foerster

Managing Director and Co-Founder, HYPERBOWL and Managing Partner, TFN

Since 2020 Frank Foerster is Managing Director / Co-Founder at HYPERBOWL. He is also Managing Partner at TFN since 2014 and co-founder of […]
20. September 2021

Dr. Barbara Fränzen

Head of Film Department in the Arts Section of the Federal Ministry of Arts Culture, Civil Service and Sports in Austria

Dr.in Barbara Fränzen has been head of the Film Department in the Arts Section of the Federal Ministry of Arts Culture, Civil Service […]
3. September 2020

Dr. Oliver Friedrich

Head of Video Publisher Partnerships DACH, Google

Dr. Oliver Friedrich is heading the Video and Advanced TV Publisher Partnerships business at Google for the DACH region. Partners are large broadcasters, […]
9. September 2021

Katharina Frömsdorf

Managing, Director, Seven.One AdFActory

Katharina Frömsdorf has been Managing Director of Seven.One AdFactory GmbH since Sept. 2018. She is responsible for various business units at Seven.One Entertainment. […]
22. September 2021

Dr. Antonia Fuchs

Advice editor WEB.DE/ GMX News

Antonia Fuchs (born 1979) has been working as an editor for the portals WEB.DE, GMX and 1&1 for ten years. In 2010, she […]
20. September 2021

Philip Gassmann

Director, Producer, Author, Green Film & TV Expert, Trainer

Philip Gassmann is a director and producer by profession and one of the most prominent specialists in sustainable film and TV production in […]
19. October 2021

Daniel Gatzke


In 2016, Daniel “Dan” Gatzke founded GATZKE.MEDIA as a full-service content production company specializing primarily in web video and social media. The company, […]
12. October 2021

Magnus Gebauer

Networking team, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

As an experienced trend researcher, Magnus Gebauer keeps an eye on social changes, technological change and key innovations in the communications industry. In […]
22. September 2020

Dr. Meike Gebhard

Managing Director Utopia, Expert for Sustainability

Dr. Meike Gebhard holds a doctorate in environmental economics and worked as a research assistant at the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster until […]
14. October 2021

Christine Gebhard

Founder, film-tv-video.de

Studied media technology in Stuttgart; editor at Motorpresse Stuttgart; founded the editorial office Nonkonform / worked as a freelancer for various magazines in […]
12. August 2021

Dr. Nina Gerhardt

Managing Director, RTL Radio Deutschland

Nina Gerhardt has been Managing Director of RTL Radio Deutschland since October 2020. The radio group holds stakes in 17 radio stations in […]
15. October 2021

Andreas Gerhardt

Chief Distribution Officer, Sport1 GmbH

Andreas Gerhardt has held various positions in the media sector since 2000. He joined Sport1 GmbH in 2016 as Director Distribution/Regulation, and has […]
4. October 2021

Judith Gerlach

Staatsministerin für Digitales

Judith Gerlach was appointed Bavarian State Minister for Digital Affairs in November 2018. This made the woman from Lower Franconia the youngest minister […]
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, […]
21. September 2021

Susanne Giuliani

Head of Content, Digital and Editorial Marketing, BMW Group

21. September 2021

Alexander Glück

Managing Director Consulting, Pahnke Markenmacherei

Alexander Glück is a marketing professional and one of the most experienced brand strategists in Germany, especially in the FMCG, food and beverage […]
21. September 2021

Richard Goerlich

Managing Director and Chief Content Officer at Klassik Radio AG

Richard Goerlich, Managing Director and Chief Content Officer at Klassik Radio AG, began his professional career in 1994 as a trainee at FM […]
7. October 2021

David Goeßmann

Journalist and Author

25. August 2021

Kevin Goßling

CEO & Co-Founder, Fusionbase

Kevin Goßling is co-founder and CEO of Fusionbase, the leading data hub for external data. Together with his co-founder Patrick Holl, he conducted […]
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 […]
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 […]
13. September 2021

Julia Grundlach

Co-Project Management Ethics of Algorithms, Bertelsmann Stiftung

Julia Gundlach works at the Bertelsmann Stiftung in particular on the question of how algorithmic systems can be used more for the common […]
30. September 2021

Dr. Gwendolin Gundlach

Head of Broadcasting Division, Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH

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 […]
28. September 2021

Ivy Haase

Deputy Editorial Director, Audio Alliance

Ivy Haase has been part of the editorial management team at Audio Alliance since May 2021. Her tasks include the conception of new […]
21. September 2021

Marc Haberland

Managing Director, RTL Audio Center Berlin

Marc Haberland has been CEO of RTL Audio Center Berlin since 2019. The site is home to the radio stations 104.6 RTL, 105’5 […]
29. September 2021

Katja Hahn

Deputy Editor-in-Chief ProSieben

13. September 2021

Lars Hanses

Entertainment Strategie and Framework, Daimler AG

7. October 2021

Katrin Hartmann


Kathrin Hartmann, born in Ulm in 1972, studied art history, philosophy and Scandinavian studies in Frankfurt/Main. After a traineeship at the “Frankfurter Rundschau,” […]
27. August 2021

Johannes Hauner

Geschäftsführer Süddeutsche Zeitung Digitale Medien GmbH

As Managing Director of Süddeutsche Zeitung Digitale Medien GmbH, Johannes Hauner (1983) is responsible for the digital market and product area of Germany’s […]
6. October 2021

Mag. phil. Andrea Heidrich

Management, RIG Radio Innovations GmbH

Andrea Heidrich has been managing director of RIG Radio Innovations GmbH together with Christian Stögmüller (GF Life Radio OÖ) since autumn 2020. Today’s […]
29. September 2021

Christian Heinkele

Christian Heinkele Managing Consulting

Christian Heinkele is an internationally recognized expert for media and in particular for IPTV, Cable TV, OTT, PayTV, FreeTV and VOD. Mr. Heinkele […]
5. October 2021

Benjamin Heinz

Film Press Officer, Constantin Film

Started as a student in 2011 at the EdTech startup ‘Institut für digitales Lernen’ (IdL) as PR and Marketing Manager (IdL), later sold […]
5. October 2020

Nele Heise

Freelance Media Researcher

Nele Heise is a freelance media researcher and lecturer for digital media, her main focus is on podcasting, online audio and digital ethics. […]
19. October 2021

Sofia Hellsten

Director Acast Creative EU

Sofia Hellsten is a creative and marketing professional, with experience in strategy & PR, digital media and content development. As Director of Acast […]
10. August 2021

Nelli Hergenröther

Managing Partner, Evenly GmbH

Nelli Hergenröther is a Managing Partner at Evenly, a consultancy focused on mobile apps, smart TV, wearables and voice UI based in Berlin-Kreuzberg. […]
19. October 2021

Prof. Dr. Alfred-Joachim Hermanni

Professor, SRH Fernhochschule

Alfred-Joachim Hermanni was editor-in-chief and managing director at Eureka Television GmbH, editor-in-chief at PRO 7 Television GmbH and owner, film producer, director and […]
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 […]
4. August 2021

Andreas Heyden

CEO DFL Digital Sports & EVP Digital Innovations DFL Group

Since June 2015, Andreas Heyden has been serving as CEO of the DFL Digital Sports GmbH, responsible for the digital platforms, production and […]
7. October 2021

Yannic Hieber

Head of Marketing Ambient Recording 

Yannic Hieber (36) is a graduate engineer (FH) for media technology and knows the film industry from all facets. As UX Manager and […]
12. August 2021

David Hillmer

CEO, HelloAgile

David Hillmer is an Agile coach, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® trainer, author, podcaster and lecturer for entrepreneurship at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences. […]
10. October 2019

Jacqueline Hoffmann

Networking, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

13. October 2021

Sabrina Hoffmann

Chefredakteurin, BuzzFeed DACH

19. October 2021

Prof. Dr. André Hollstein

Professor, IU Internationale Hochschule

André Hollstein is responsible for all aspects of distance learning at IU International University, such as program development, didactic and technological innovations. In […]
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 […]
15. September 2021

Holt Miranda

External Partners Lead, BBC 50:50 Project

Miranda Holt is External Partners Lead for the BBC’s 50:50 Equality Project. The initiative started in BBC News in 2017, and aimed to […]
18. August 2021

Andreas Hombach

Director in the Insights Division at Kantar

Andreas Hombach is Director in the Insights Division at Kantar. In this position, he heads the survey of the Digitization Report and is […]
26. October 2021

Cara Hönkhaus

Marketing & Communications Manager UK & CE, InfoSum

Cara Hönkhaus is Marketing & Communications Manager UK & CE at the data collaboration platform InfoSum, responsible for corporate communications and PR in […]
14. September 2021

Steffen Hopf

CEO, Julep Media

Steffen Hopf is CEO of Julep Media, Germany’s leading technology provider for podcast advertising. Julep helps advertisers to realize successful campaigns in podcasts […]
3. October 2020

Andreas Horchler

Gründer & CEO podcon.de

Andreas Horchler, born in 1963, is founder and CEO of the communications consultancy podcon.de. He advises companies on the design of their corporate […]
14. September 2021

Marion Horn

Senior consultant, Kekst CNC

Her first permanent job after completing her traineeship was as head of a department (BILD der FRAU), followed by various editor-in-chief positions: “Das […]
24. October 2021

Matthias Hornschuh

Composer for Film / TV / Radio

15. September 2021

Andreas Huber

Member, Deutsche Gesellschaft Club of Rome e.V.

Andreas Huber has been a passionate speaker for sustainable development and sustainability for more than 10 years. He is a member of the […]
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 […]
23. August 2021

Rose Hulse

Founder & CEO, ScreenHits TV

With more than 20 years of experience in the media, entertainment and technology sectors, Rose Hulse founded and serves as CEO of the […]
6. September 2021

Oliver Hülse

Managing Director for Central Eastern Europe

Oliver Hülse joined Integral Ad Science in April 2017 as Managing Director for Central Eastern Europe. Hülse has been working in the media […]
23. September 2021

Per Hylén

Head of Digital Planning, Swedish Radio (SR)

Per Hylén is a news journalist and current affairs producer. For the last 15 years he has worked as a product manager in […]
25. August 2021

Ines Imdahl

Managing Director, rheingold salon GmbH & Co. KG

Ines Imdahl studied psychology at the University of Cologne, specialising in morphology. Since January 2000 she has been managing director and owner of […]
31. August 2021

Hanna Israel

Journalist and leader "My Country Talks"

Hanna Israel is a journalist and heads ZEIT ONLINE’s international discussion platform “My Country Talks. Using matching software developed specifically for this purpose, […]
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 […]
21. October 2021

Thomas Jensen

CEO, Wacken Festival

While still training as a wholesale and export merchant, Thomas Jensen, born on July 7, 1966 in Wilster, organized the first Wacken Open […]
13. September 2021

Gereon Joachim

VP Automotive Sales & Strategy, EMEA, Xperi 

Gereon Joachim, Vice President Automotive Sales & Strategy, EMEA, leads the European business development/sales activities and strategy for Xperi in the automotive sector. […]
15. October 2021

Věra Jourová

Vice-President for Values and Transparency, European Commission

27. August 2020

Tina Jürgens

Managing Director zebra-audio.net

Tina Jürgens is managing director of the Podcast network zebra audio.net, which brings Podcast producers and recruit-rubbing together and supports it from the […]
15. October 2021

Prof. Volkan Kaçmaz

Professor Mediendesign bei IU Internationale Hochschule

Volkan Kaçmaz is a communication designer, photographer and illustrator from Munich. During and after his studies, he was employed in various design and […]
17. September 2021

Christian Kaeßmann

Founder and owner, PLAN

Christian Kaeßmann is a media planner with over 20 years of professional experience. He belonged to management teams of well-known media agencies. Since […]
21. September 2021

Lisa Kaniß

Participant of the "Doku Lab

Lisa Kaniß studied general rhetoric and media science in Tübingen. She then completed a traineeship with Christoph Post (CEO and producer) at the […]
13. September 2021

Matthias Karg

Co-founder and CPO Angle Audio

Together with two friends, Karg founded Angle Audio – they sought to bring great conversations into people’s daily lives. Previously, he led product […]
23. September 2021

Friedemann Karig

18. August 2021

Jonas Karpa


Jonas Karpa was born in Essen in 1986. he studied media science and musicology in Paderborn and Detmold. During this time, he gained […]
7. September 2021

Felix Kartte

Senior Advisor Reset.Tech

20. September 2021

René Kasperek

"eXperience aRchitects“ at XR HUB Bavaria

René Kasperek is a media technology graduate of the Technical University of Ilmenau and was co-founder of the media production company Region Five […]
28. September 2021

Stefan Kastenmüller

General Manager Europa, Sesame Workshop

Since September 2020, Stefan Kastenmüller has been leading the European activities of Sesame Workshop, the independent nonprofit media and education organization behind Sesame […]
29. July 2021

Georgine Kellermann

Journalist and head of the WDR studio in Essen / North Rhine Westphalia

Georgine Kellermann was born in 1957. After graduating from high school, she began freelancing for the Rheinische Post. She began her WDR career […]
19. October 2021

Daniel Kempf

Head of Content Management, Deputy Head of Editorial Radio and CVD, Sankt Michaelsbund

Daniel Kempf is Managing Director of pd digital, the cross-group digital unit of Mediengruppe Pressedruck in Augsburg. After training in publishing, he studied […]
22. September 2021

Dr. Florian Kerkau

Managing Director and Partner of Goldmedia at the Berlin office

Florian Kerkau is Managing Director and Partner at Goldmedia’s Berlin office. He heads the Goldmedia Research division and is responsible for all market, […]
15. September 2021

Wolfgang Kerler

Chief Editor and Co-Founder, 1E9-Denkfabrik

Wolfgang Kerler is editor-in-chief and co-founder of 1E9-Denkfabrik, where he is responsible for the content of the digital magazine, podcasts and videos. Previously, […]
7. September 2021

Michael Keusgen

CEO, ella media AG

After graduating from high school, Michael Keusgen (54) trained as a TV producer, then studied Chinese and geography at the School of Oriental […]
26. October 2021

Markus Knall

Digital Chief Editor, IPPEN.MEDIA

Markus Knall was born in Martinskirch in 1978. He studied political science in Munich and Washington. After working at the Donaukurier in Ingolstadt […]
27. September 2021

Angelika Knop

Angelika Knop is a journalist, presenter and lecturer. She reports on media topics for BR24’s media magazine and the BJV Report, among others. […]
19. October 2021

Anne-Bärbel Köhle

Editor-in-chief Diabetes Ratgeber, Wort & Bild Verlag

Anne-Bärbel Köhle received her journalism training at the German School of Journalism and studied communications, sociology, politics and history at the Ludwig Maximilian […]
13. September 2021

Gerhard Kohlenbach

Editor-in-Chief, RTL NEWS

Gerhard Kohlenbach has been Editor-in-Chief News of RTL NEWS since the beginning of 2021. In this function, he is responsible for the politics […]
13. October 2021

Oliver Köhr

Deputy Program Director, ARD

Oliver Köhr has been ARD editor-in-chief and deputy program director since May 1, 2021. In the ARD Program Directorate, he coordinates and is […]
13. September 2021

Ulrike Köppen

Head of AI + Automation Lab, Co-Lead BR Data, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Uli Köppen is interested in everything to do with journalism, automation, algorithms and digital strategy. She was lucky enough to found two teams […]
31. August 2021

Stephan Korehnke

Head of Regulatory Affairs, Vodafone Deutschland

Dr. Stephan Korehnke is the Head of Regulatory Affairs at Vodafone Germany. He is responsible for developing Vodafone´s regulatory strategy and for representing […]
29. September 2021

Christoph Körfer

Deputy station manager and spokesman for ProSieben

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 […]
17. September 2021

Günther Krabbenhöft

Speaker, Writer, Model, Host

On 25 July 2015, a picture of Günther Krabbenhöft and some quotes he never said were published in thousands of online media. According […]
13. October 2020

Senta Krasser


Senta Krasser writes freely about media; formerly in the Süddeutsche Zeitung, today in medium magazin, Medienkorrespondenz, DWDL et al. Since 2006 she has […]
31. August 2021

Michael Krause

General Manager Spotify

Michael Krause took over the position as General Manager Europe at Spotify at the beginning of March 2021. In addition to his role […]
13. September 2021

Felix Krause

VP Customer & Corporate Strategy, DAZN

Felix Krause joined DAZN in 2018 and has been responsible for global strategic growth and the development of the customer proposition in the […]
24. September 2019

Saruul Krause-Jentsch

Head of Studios DACH, Spotify

Since April 2020, Saruul Krause-Jentsch has been responsible for podcasts at Spotify as Head of Studios DACH. The tasks of the team she […]
20. October 2021

Susanne Krauseneck

Expert for storytelling, moderation & media training

In 20 years of local radio, Susi Krauseneck has been through all the stations: from news and editorial to daytime moderation – most […]
16. August 2017

Dr. Markus Kreher

Head of Finance Advisory & Head of Media, KPMG

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

Dr. Wolfgang Kreißig

Chairman of Directors' Conference of the State Media Authorities

Dr. Kreißig has been Chairman of the Commission for Admission and Supervision (ZAK) and the Directors’ Conference of the State Media Authorities (DLM) […]
28. September 2021

Frank Kretzschmar

12. August 2021

Peter Kreysler

Journalist and documentary filmmaker

Peter Kreysler lives in Berlin and does investigative research for radio and television documentaries that have won numerous awards. He has been researching […]
19. October 2021

Iva Krtalic

Representative for Integration and Intercultural Communication, WDR

Iva Krtalic worked for various newspapers and publishing houses in her hometown of Zagreb before coming to Cologne in the 1990s. At WDR, […]
19. October 2021

Rolf Kruse

Professor, FH Erfurt

20. October 2021

Eric Kubitz

Managing Editor Multichannel Publishing, Wort & Bild Verlag

Eric Kubitz has been Managing Editor Multichannel Publishing Digital at Wort & Bild Verlag since April 1, 2021. In this position, he manages […]
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 […]
7. October 2021

Suli Kurban

Director and screenwriter

The screenwriter and director Suli Kurban has lived in Munich since 1999. Politically persecuted, the native Uyghur (Ürümchi) fled to Germany at the […]
27. September 2021

Simone Lackerbauer

Product Lead Games WERK1.Bayern GmbH (Games/Bavaria)

Simone Lackerbauer is in charge of all product-relevant aspects of Games/Bavaria, for example the website, corporate identity and partnerships with international players or […]
30. September 2021

Rolf-Dieter Lafrenz

Managing Partner, SCHICKLER Media Consultants

Rolf-Deiter Lafrenz (born 1967), lives in Hamburg. He graduated in business administration from WHU (Vallendar), USC (Los Angeles) and ESADE (Barcelona). From 1992 […]
17. August 2021

Dr. Tilman Lang

Leiter Planung, Forschung und Projekte bei der Medienanstalt Hamburg/ Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH)

Tilman Lang studied journalism and communication studies, literature and philosophy in Göttingen and Berkeley/CA. He received his doctorate in 1993. He is responsible […]
20. July 2021

Frauke Langguth

Director ARD Text, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg

Frauke Langguth is head of the ARD Text joint unit at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg. As an experienced print and radio journalist, she has many […]
22. September 2021

Prof. Dr. Marc Erich Latoschik

University of Würzburg and XR HUB Bavaria in Würzburg

Marc holds the Chair of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) at the University of Würzburg. The chair covers a wide range of HCI topics and […]
15. September 2021

Mirjam Laux

VP International, Platform Business

Mirjam Laux is responsible for platform monetization for Roku International. In her role as VP International Platform, she is responsible for leading and […]
19. September 2019

Julia Leeb

Journalist, Photographer and Film Maker

29. September 2021

Krischan Lehmann

Managing Director and Co-Founder, 1E9 Denkfabrik

Krischan Lehmann is co-founder and CEO of 1E9 (https://1e9.community), an online magazine and community all about future optimism and new technologies. Before that, […]
18. August 2021

David Leinweber

Creative Managing Director at Jung

David Leinweber has always liked good commercials. Even as a child, he recorded the funniest TV commercials on VHS tapes. In his early […]
25. October 2021

Alexandra Lemonis

Executive Marketing Manager, Vodafone Business

Alexandra Lemonis is Executive Marketing Manager at Vodafone Business and founder of the weekly business podcast “Digitale Vorreiter:innen”. With her experience of over […]
31. August 2021

Nils Leonik (Why Nils)

Content Creator

Nils Leonik (25) is known on social media for his entertainment channel “Why Nils”. There, he presents his life and that of his […]
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. […]
25. August 2021

Pia Lexa

Team Lead Programme, Media Lab Bayern

Pia Maria Lexa has been part of Media Lab Bayern, an idea incubator and early stage accelerator for start-ups in digital journalism, since […]
27. August 2020

Vera Linß

Moderator and journalist

Vera Linß, born in 1968, was a trainee at GDR television from 1986 to 1987. From 1987 to 1991 she studied journalism in […]
29. September 2021

Tina Lorenz

Project Manager Digital Development, Augsburg State Theater

Tina Lorenz came of age in the Chaos Computer Club around the turn of the millennium, but then studied theater studies and American […]
21. September 2021

Henriette Löwisch

Director of the German School of Journalism

Henriette Löwisch is the director of the German School of Journalism (DJS) in Munich. Before taking on this role, she was a professor […]
30. September 2020

Marie Ludwig

Crossmedia Journalist, Rheinische Post, Düsseldorf

Marie Ludwig completed two bachelor’s degrees in Social Sciences as well as Politics and Sociology in Aachen and a master’s degree in Journalism […]
14. September 2021

Aline Lüllmann

Managing Director at taz

Aline Lüllmann studied social and business communication at the Berlin University of the Arts. From 2011, she worked as a community and site […]
7. October 2021

Astrid Maier

Chief Editor, XING

Astrid Maier is Editor-in-Chief of XING News and a business journalist of many years’ standing. Before joining XING, she was chief reporter for […]
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 […]
29. July 2021

Benjamin Marx

Geschäftsführer Ippen Digital

Management and commercial processing – these are the core areas of Ippen Digital Managing Director Benjamin Marx. The strategic orientation of Ippen Digital, […]
21. September 2021

Michael M. Maurantonio

Ad Fraud Investigator, HOT AG Business Development

Consumer Centric Media expert with a biology degree and working in marketing & advertising since 1997. Founder of #StopFundingHateNow and fellow campaigner of […]
13. October 2021

Elisabeth Mayer

Virtual Reality Researcher

Elisabeth Mayer has been working at the Center for Virtual Reality and Visualization (V2C) at the Leibniz Computing Center (LRZ) of the Bavarian […]
20. July 2021

Carolyn McCall


Carolyn became ITV’s Chief Executive in 2018, where she outlined a new vision – ‘More than TV’ – designed to transform the company […]
21. October 2021

Felix Marvin Meier

Trainee Media Designer Image & Sound, GATZKE.MEDIA GmbH

Felix Marvin Meier, born on July 12, 2001 in Lörrach. Moved to the Cologne suburbs at the age of 18 to start his […]
13. September 2018

Holger Meinzer

Director Industry Relations Media&Telco, Microsoft

Holger Meinzer is Director Industry Relations Media & Telco at Microsoft.  In this role, he focuses on expanding partnerships with broadcasters, publishers and […]
16. September 2021

Prof. Nils Melzer

Vice-President of the International Institute of International Humanitarian Law (IIHL)

Nils Melzer, born in 1970, is a professor of international law and teaches in Glasgow and Geneva. In 2016, he was appointed Special […]
13. September 2021

Simone Merfeld

Business Events Strategy, Concept Work & Content Creation, iknow

12. August 2021

Dr. Jutta Merschen

Founder FamilyPunk

Dr. Jutta Merschen is a mother of three boys of kindergarten age and worked as a consultant and digital product manager before founding […]
11. October 2021

Anna Metzentin

Presenter at tagesschau

As a member of Generation Y, Anna Metzentin’s main mission at the public broadcasters is to bring television to the Internet! From 2014 […]
5. October 2021

Nina Michahelles

Industry Lead Consumer Brands, Google

Born 21.07.1978 in Düsseldorf, moved 8 times in the first 18 years at home and abroad Abitur 1997 (Dinkelsbühl) Business studies at the […]
17. August 2021

Christian Mihr

Managing Director at Reporter ohne Grenzen

Christian Mihr is a journalist, human rights activist and expert on international media policy. He has been executive director of Reporters Without Borders […]
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 […]
15. October 2020

Thilo Mischke

Journalist, reporter, TV producer

Thilo Mischke (40), journalist, investigative reporter, author, TV producer. At the end of September, his report “ProSieben Spezial: Rechts. German. Radikal.” caused a […]
20. July 2021

Michael G. Möhnle

Journalist and Media Consultant

Michael G. Möhnle, is a journalist and media consultant. He was an editor in Ingolstadt and Würzburg, went with the newly elected Bavarian […]
14. October 2021

Jan Möllendorf

Managing Partner, DEFACTO X GmbH

Born 1968 in Seattle/USA, studied business administration at Otto-Friedrich-University, Bamberg; from 1993 various national and international positions at Unilever; 2000 change to DEFACTO, […]
21. September 2021

Prof. Dr. Christian Montag

Head of Department "Molecular Psychology" at the University of Ulm

Dr. Christian Montag is Professor of Molecular Psychology at the University of Ulm and Visiting Professor at the University of Electronic Science and […]
16. September 2021

Brian Morrissey

Founder at The Rebooting

Brian Morrissey writes The Rebooting, a weekly newsletter focused on building sustainable media businesses. Until last October, he was the president and editor-in-chief […]
19. October 2021

Christian Moser

Managing Director pd digital

The trained radio editor has been working at the Catholic media house Michaelsbund in Munich since 2001. Among other things, he set up […]
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 […]
23. September 2020

Andreas Mundt

President Bundeskartellamt

Andreas Mundt has been President of the German Federal Cartel Office since December 2009. He has been a member of the Bureau of […]
27. September 2021

Felicia Mutterer

Co-Founder & Managing Director, achtung! Broadcast GmbH

Felicia Mutterer is a journalist and entrepreneur. With achtung! Broadcast, a podcast design studio in Berlin, the former sports and television presenter advises […]
13. September 2021

Katrin Nachbar

BR NEXT Program Directorate Information and Digital Developments and Social Media, Bayerischer Rundfunk

Katrin Nachbar works as an innovation manager and format developer for Bayerischer Rundfunk in Munich, where she is team leader of a small […]
9. August 2021

Ramy Nasser

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Partnerships, ScreenHits TV

Ramy Nasser is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Partnerships for ScreenHits TV managing key functions including partnerships development, strategic growth initiatives and […]
27. September 2021

Alen Nazarian

Co-Managing Director, d-force

Alen Nazarian is responsible for Product and Technology on the d-force Management Board. He has been CTO of the ProSiebenSat.1 marketer Seven.One Media […]
18. October 2021

Julia Nestle

Presenter Hit Radio FFH

Julia Nestle has been a presenter at Hit Radio FFH since 2013. For the first few years, she presented the morning show as […]
20. September 2021

Prof. Dr. Christoph Neuberger

Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for Journalism and Communication Studies, Managing Director and Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society

Christoph Neuberger is Professor of Journalism and Communication Studies with a focus on “Digitization and Participation” at Freie Universität Berlin and Executive Director […]
8. September 2021

Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim

Science journalist, author, presenter

Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim holds a doctorate in chemistry and has conducted research at RWTH Aachen University, MIT and Harvard, among others. She […]
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 […]
29. September 2021

Robert Niemann

Chief Revenue Officer NativeWaves

Dr. Niemann has many years of expertise in international sports and entertainment. After studying business administration and psychology at the LMU in Munich, […]
7. October 2021

Katharina Nocun

Publicist, blogger and politician

Katharina Nocun is an economist and political scientist. She manages political campaigns nationwide, including for the citizens’ movement Campact e.V., Mehr Demokratie e.V. […]
18. August 2021

Georg Nolte

Senior Legal Counsel bei der Google Deutschland

Georg Nolte is a lawyer specializing in copyright and media law. Since 2012, the doctor of law has been Senior Legal Counsel at […]
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 […]
7. October 2021

Ole Nymoen

Author and Podcaster

Ole Nymoen studies sociology and economics in Jena and works as a freelance journalist. With Wolfgang M. Schmitt he talks about money as […]
10. August 2021

Bastian Obermayer

Head of the investigative research department, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Bastian Obermayer, born in 1977, is head of the Investigative Research department at the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Obermayer was significantly involved in the revelations […]
31. August 2021

Dr. Christina Oelke

Senior Counsel Legal and Regulatory at VAUNET

Christina Oelke has been Senior Legal Counsel at VAUNET Verband privater Medien since 2019. There, the doctor of law is responsible for the […]
6. September 2021

Veit Olischläger

Head of Technology, Media Business and Public Relations at BLM

Veit Olischläger has been Head of Technology, Media Business and Public Relations at the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM) since the […]
21. September 2021

Prof. Dr. Stephan Ory

Director of the Institute for European Media Law and founding member and board member of the Institute for Procedural Law in Electronic Legal Transactions e.V.

Prof. Dr. Stephan Ory has been admitted to the bar since 1988. He is a founding member, chairman and, since July 2014, director […]
18. October 2021

Michael Ostertag-Henning

Managing Director at SCHMIDHUBER and ADC Member

Michael Ostertag worked for renowned communication agencies parallel to his architecture studies and thus developed his passion for linking people with brands and […]
7. October 2021

Prof. Dr. Ralf Otte

Professor for Industrial Automation and Artificial Intelligence, Ulm University of Technology

Ralf Otte, born in 1965, graduated in Information Technology from 1987 – 1992. Afterwards he did his PhD in the field of Artificial […]
22. September 2020

Henrik Pabst

Chief Content Officer, Managing Director Seven.One Entertainment Group 

Henrik Pabst has been Chief Content Officer and Managing Director of Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH since March 2020. He is responsible for the further […]
21. September 2021

Kathrin Palesch

Managing Director at A+E Networks Germany

As Managing Director of A+E Networks Germany, Kathrin Palesch has been responsible for all activities of the wholly owned Hearst subsidiary with its […]
7. September 2021

Eun-Kyung Park

SVP & General Manager Media (GSA), The Walt Disney Company

Eun-Kyung Park is Senior Vice President, General Manager Media, for Germany, Switzerland and Austria of the Television and Direct-to-Consumer business of The Walt […]
12. August 2021

Jakub Parusinski

Founder of TheFix, Media Business Editor

Jakub began his media career as a journalist and editor covering Central and Eastern Europe for local and international publications (including The Economist, […]
30. September 2019

Dr. Jan-Hendrik Passoth

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

Jan-Hendrik Passoth is head of the Digital Media Lab at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at the Technical University of Munich. […]
22. September 2021

Andrea Pattiasina

Head of Audience Development at WEB.DE/ GMX News

Andrea Pattiasina is Head of Audience Development at WEB.DE/ GMX News in Munich. She is also responsible for the Community Management area of […]
10. September 2020

Dr. Vesna Petresin

Transdisciplinary Artist and Thinker

Dr. Vesna Petresin is a transdisciplinary artist and thinker. She has a practice as a time-architect, composing and performing with sound, voice, space, […]
12. 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 […]
4. October 2021

Anna Piffl

Managing Director, P+S Technik

12. August 2021

Monika Pilath

Head of News and Member of the Editorial Board at ZEIT online

Born 06.12.1968 in Dortmund 1989-1991 Traineeship at the Westfalen-Blatt and at the Thüringer Tagespost 1991-1998 Stud. History, Economics, Latin American Studies in Berlin […]
16. September 2021

Philip Pilcher

Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Bauer Media Audio

Philip Pilcher is Bauer Media Audio’s Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs. In this role, Philip Pilcher is responsible for strategic public policy, […]
13. September 2021

Torben Platzer

Founder, TPA Media

The social media expert Torben Platzer lives in Munich and is an entrepreneur and founder of the media agency TPA Media GmbH, which […]
5. October 2021

Toxische Pommes


Toxische Pommes fled with her family to Austria when war broke out in the former Yugoslavia, where she spent her childhood and youth […]
23. September 2021

Alexander Prinz

Der dunkle Parabelritter, author

12. August 2021

Zakhar Protsiuk

TheFix Co-Founder, Managing Editor

Zakhar has helped more than 15 European publishers launch new products, improve distribution and social media strategy and transform their organisations. He is […]
24. August 2021

Sebastian Przyrowski

Speaker for the parliamentary television of the German Bundestag

Sebastian Przyrowski was born in Bocholt on March 26, 1974. He studied journalism, political science and business administration at Freie Universität Berlin. From […]
1. September 2021

Heike Raab

State Secretary in the State Chancellery of Rhineland-Palatinate

State Secretary Heike Raab, born in 1965, has been a member of the SPD since 1989. After studying political science and law, she […]
4. October 2021

Gerrit Rabenstein

Head of News and Publishing Partnerships, Google

As Head of News and Publishing Partnerships, Gerrit Rabenstein is responsible for the collaboration between Google and publishers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. […]
8. September 2020

Devesh Raj

Chairman of the Board Sky Deutschland

Devesh Raj has been Chairman of the Board of Management of Sky Deutschland since January 2020. Prior to his appointment to the Executive […]
14. September 2021

Dr. Suzanna Randall

Author, Astronaut

Dr. Suzanna Randall was born in Cologne, Germany, in 1979. She studied astronomy at University College London and was a PhD student in […]
21. September 2021

Paul Raphael

Co-Founder and Creative Director

A revolutionary in immersive entertainment, Paul Raphaël combines creative and technological innovation to explore ever new forms of storytelling. The Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker, […]
21. September 2021

Marion Rathmann

Vice President Head of Entertainment Channels DACH, Polen, Rumänien und UK bei WarnerMedia

As Vice President at WarnerMedia, Marion Rathmann is responsible for the entertainment stations in Germany, Poland, Romania and the UK. In addition to […]
13. October 2021

Philipp A. Rauschnabel

XR Enthusiast & Professor at the University of the German Armed Forces Munich

Prof. Dr. Philipp A. Rauschnabel is Professor of Digital Marketing and Media Innovation at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich. […]
22. September 2021

Thomas Rebbe

Chief Editor at WEB.DE/ GMX News

Thomas Rebbe is editor-in-chief of WEB.DE and GMX. In this role, he was responsible for transforming the news offering from a “content syndicator” […]
17. August 2021

Dr. Abel Reiberg

Referent für Plattformen und Intermediäre bei der Gemeinsamen Geschäftsstelle der Landesmedienanstalten

Abel Reiberg is a consultant for platforms and intermediaries at the Joint Office of the State Media Authorities. Previously, he worked as a […]
12. October 2021

Katrin Reichwald

Head of Communications/ Marketing, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

Katrin Reichwald is Head of Communications & Marketing at MedienNetzwerk Bayern and Head of Content at the media location initiative XPLR: MEDIA in […]
5. September 2017

Alessandro Reitano

Vice President Sports Production, Sky Deutschland

Alessandro Reitano has been responsible for the entire Sports Production division at Sky since September 2015. He joined the company in 2008 and […]
27. September 2021

Prof. Dr. Verena Renneberg

Program Director Journalism and Public Relations, IU International University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Verena Renneberg, Program Director Journalism and Public Relations, IU International University of Applied Sciences. Short bio: Prof. Dr. Verena Renneberg heads […]
4. October 2021

Semjon Rens

Director Regulatory and Economic Policy, DACH, Facebook

Semjon Rens has been working at Facebook since 2016. Since the beginning of 2021, he has been responsible for Facebook’s political and regulatory […]
20. September 2021

Lars Riedl

Head of Consumer Entertainment Vodafone

Lars Riedel has been the new head of the Entertainment division at Düsseldorf-based network operator Vodafone since February 1, 2021, with the official […]
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 […]
6. September 2021

Claudia Riesmeyer

Communication scientist at the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich

Claudia Riesmeyer is a communication scientist at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. Her research focuses on media literacy, journalism (and public relations), and methods […]
16. September 2021

Dr. Emilia Roig

Author of "Why We Matter" and founder Center for Intersectional Justice.

Dr. Emilia Roig (she/her) is founder and director of the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) and author of the book “WHY WE MATTER. […]
15. September 2021

Georg Rose

Chief Editor, Radio Wuppertal

Georg Rose is a private radio pioneer: He has been managing private radio stations for over 30 years – first in Baden-Württemberg and […]
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 […]
21. September 2021

Tabea Rößner

Member of the Bundestag, Spokesperson for Network Policy and Consumer Protection of the BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN group

She has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2009 and is currently the spokesperson for network policy and consumer protection for […]
29. September 2020

Emanuel Rotstein

Senior Director Programming, A+E Networks Germany

Since November 2010, Emanuel Rotstein has been responsible for the local in-house productions of the stations HISTORY and Crime + Investigation (previously A&E […]
5. October 2021

Ingo Rübe

CEO and CO-Founder, BOTLabs

Ingo Rübe is the founder and CEO of BOTLabs, the company that develops KILT Protocol. As CTO of Hubert Burda Media he initiated […]
14. October 2021

Elena Rud


Genres are a waste of time and attitude. You count it as indie or synth wave – I’d rather list reasons to explain […]
15. September 2021

Julian Rudolph

Data & AI Lead Media, Microsoft Deutschland

Julian Rudolph is an expert for Data & AI and is responsible for the Data & AI solution business for selected media companies […]
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 […]
20. September 2021

Christian Russ

Head of Sales DACH at Samsung Ads

As Head of Sales DACH at Samsung Ads, a business unit of Samsung Electronics, Christian Russ is responsible for the expansion of business […]
28. September 2021

Ralph Ruthe

Podcaster & Cartoonist

Ralph Ruthe works as a cartoonist, author, musician, stage comedian and filmmaker. He was already writing copy for comic studios at the age […]
5. October 2021

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner

Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center

Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner founded the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC). From 2018 to 2021, he was named one of the “Top 30” […]
23. September 2021

Anett Sattler

Journalist and host 

Anett Sattler has been working as a journalist and presenter for 15 years. In 2017, the Potsdam native was awarded 1st place in […]
29. September 2021

Luise Saure

Projektmanagerin Partnerschaften und Kooperationen

11. October 2021

Marvin Schade

Co-Founder and Founding Editor, Medieninsider

Marvin Schade is a media journalist and Founding Editor of the media magazine Medieninsider.com, which accompanies the media in their digital transformation. Before […]
16. September 2021

Stephan Schäfer

Co-CEO RTL Germany , CEO Gruner + Jahr

Stephan Schäfer, born in 1974, has been co-managing director of RTL Deutschland since September 2021. In this role, he is responsible for RTL […]
13. October 2021

Philipp Schall

Managing Director, TELLUX next

Philipp Schall is the managing director of TELLUX Next GmbH. The internationally experienced film producer additionally operates game development with screenwriters and interdisciplinary […]
13. September 2021

Christina Schamp

Innovation manager WDR Media Hub

Christina Schamp works as Innovation Manager at the WDR Innovation Hub. With her team, she conducts trend and innovation management – and thus […]
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 […]
23. September 2021

Holger Schellkopf

Editor-in-chief t3n

The journalist and media manager has been editor-in-chief at t3n since April 2021. Previously, the Regensburg-based father of four was at W&V. First […]
18. August 2021

Tobias Schiwek

CEO, We Are Era

Since January 2019, Tobias Schiwek is responsible for the international business of the first pan-European studio and talent agency We Are Era (formerly […]
13. September 2021

Jonas Schlatterbeck

Head of Content, ARD Online

Jonas Schlatterbeck works as Head of Content at ARD Online and is also in charge of non-linear planning for the ARD Mediathek in […]
21. October 2021

Susanne Adele Schlüter

Conference manager and moderator

12. October 2020

Dr. Tobias Schmid

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

Dr Tobias Schmid is Director of the State Media Authority in North Rhine-Westphalia and European Commissioner of the Directors’ Conference of the German […]
14. October 2021

Nick Schmid


The stand-up comedian with the biggest smile in the business. And that also reflects his content: lively, authentic and never below the belt. […]
19. October 2021

Silke Schmidt

Manager, XR HUB München

Silke Schmidt heads the XR HUB Bavaria in Munich at Medien.Bayern GmbH. The goal of the XR HUB Bavaria is to expand the […]
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 […]
7. October 2021

Wolfgang M. Schmitt

Author and Podcaster

Wolfgang M. Schmitt is a Youtuber, podcaster and critic. Since 2011, he has been running the ideology-critical YouTube channel “Die Filmanalyse. His most […]
5. October 2020

Dr. Christoph Schneider

Managing Director, Amazon Prime Video Germany

Christoph Schneider is Managing Director of Amazon Prime Video Germany/Austria and Head of Television Europe. In his position, he is responsible for the […]
13. September 2021

Lukas Schöne

Networker, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

Lukas Schöne works at the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for Commercial Broadcasting (BLM) as a specialist for audio innovation and at MedienNetzwerk Bayern as […]
2. September 2021

Susan Schramm

Marketing Board & Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald’s Deutschland

Since November 2016, Susan Schramm has been responsible for marketing at McDonald’s Germany as a member of the Management Board and CMO. Born […]
20. July 2021

Matthias Schranner

CEO, Schranner AG Negotiation Institute

Negotiation expert Matthias Schranner was originally trained by the police and the FBI as a lead negotiator for high-stakes situations. For the past […]
14. October 2021

Kathleen Schröter

Technologist & Alchemist, J2C

Kathleen Schröter is Technologist & Alchemist at J2C. She is also honorary Vice Chair of the Board of VRBB – Virtual Reality Berlin-Brandenburg […]
13. October 2021

Laura Schubert

Communications, Vodafone Stiftung

Laura Schubert is responsible for communications at the Vodafone Foundation Germany. Her work focuses on how to reach relevant target groups and drive […]
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, […]
8. September 2021

Ruben Schulze-Fröhlich

Managing director, Wake Word GmbH

Ruben Schulze-Fröhlich studied media and communication in Augsburg. At the Institute for Media and Educational Technology (imb) in Augsburg, he taught on the […]
5. October 2021

Dr. Annette Schumacher

Managing Director, Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM)

Dr. Annette Schumacher has been Managing Director of the Bayerischen Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM) since October 1, 2021. Previously, the lawyer with […]
17. August 2021

Sara Schurmann


Sara Schurmann has been working as a journalist for ten years, primarily as an editorial manager and head of copy. She has worked […]
7. September 2021

Ingrid Schutzmann

Specialist journalist

Ingrid Schutzmann is a freelance journalist and moderator. Her areas of expertise are digital commerce and digital marketing – exciting business sectors whose […]
21. September 2021

Andreas Schwab

MEP, CDU Member of the European Parliament for Baden-Württemberg in the European People's Party (EPP)

Andreas Schwab has been a member of the European Parliament since 2004 and District Chairman of the CDU Südbaden since 2017. In the […]
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 […]
19. October 2021

Charly Schwarz

Photographer, Content Creator, TikToker

As a Tyrolean by choice, I practice the profession of a photographer & videographer in Innsbruck. Besides assignments for professional clients, I put […]
21. September 2021

Petra Schwegler

Petra Schwegler studied journalism and political science at the Catholic University of Eichstätt. The journalism graduate joined the team of Medien.Bayern GmbH (formerly […]
9. October 2018

Sonja Schwetje

Chief Editor ntv & ntv.de

Sonja Schwetje is editor-in-chief of ntv and ntv.de. As editor-in-chief of networks at RTL NEWS, she is also responsible for the cooperations of […]
7. October 2021

Michael Seemann

Author and Journalist

Michael Seemann, born in 1977, is a cultural scientist and was an expert witness on the topic of platform regulation in the Bundestag […]
4. September 2019

Jim Sengl

Head of Networking and Strategic Partnership, MedienNetzwerk Bayern

Jim Sengl is responsible for networking and strategic partnerships at MedienNetzwerk Bayern. One focus of his work is the identification of cross-industry cooperation […]
20. September 2021

Shapira Shahak

Artist and Writer

Shahak Shapira is Israeli, German and neurotic. He was head writer and host of his own sketch comedy show “Shapira Shapira” on ZDFneo, […]
12. August 2021

Daryna Shevchenko

Editor-in-chief of the international edition of TheFix

Daryna has more than 10 years of experience as a media manager, journalist, editor, media trainer and media consultant specialising in media education, […]
19. August 2021

Tobias Singer

Editor, "MEEDIA"

Singer is a journalist who has been writing for “MEEDIA” in the areas of brands and media since 2020 and is also responsible […]
4. October 2021

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter C. Slansky

Full-time Professor Department II - Technology, HFF Munich

From 1982 – 1984 Peter Slansky studied mechanical engineering at the University of Duisburg up to the intermediate diploma. After that he started […]
29. July 2021

Heike Snellen

Director, Deal Advisory, KPMG

As a economist, Heike Snellen has worked for KPMG since 2006. She has been a member of KPMG’s Deal Advisory – Valuation team […]
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 […]
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 […]
28. September 2021

Stefan Spiegel

Director Content, funk/ARD

13. September 2021

Prof. Dr. Birgit Stark

Professor of Communication Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University Main

Prof. Dr. Birgit Stark has been Professor of Communication Studies at the Institute of Journalism at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz since 2011. As […]
28. September 2021

Sally-Lisa Starken

Podcaster & activist in politics

15. October 2021

Martina Staudinger

Managing Director, mediascale

Martina Staudinger has been Managing Director of the digital media agency mediascale since 2018. After around five years at Springer & Jacoby Media, […]
5. October 2021

Prof. Dr. Christian Stöcker

Professor of Digital Communication, HAW Hamburg and Columnist, DER SPIEGEL

Christian Stöcker, Prof. Dr. phil, born in 1973, heads the master’s program in Digital Communication at HAW Hamburg and several research projects dealing […]
13. September 2021

Claus Strunz

Head of Programming BILD, Axel Springer

Journalist and media manager Claus Strunz has been a member of BILD’s editorial team since January 2021, where as head of programming he […]
13. September 2021

Olaf Sundermeyer

ARD Investigative Journalist at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb)

Olaf Sundermeyer (*1973) works as an ARD investment reporter and editor at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb) in Berlin. His main topics are extremism and […]
28. August 2017

Stefan Sutor

CEO Medien.Bayern GmbH

Stefan Sutor studied at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich until 1990. At the Bavarian private broadcasting regulator BLM, he heads the radio department […]
28. September 2021

Enrique Tarragona

Managing Director ZEIT ONLINE GmbH

Enrique Tarragona has been with ZEIT ONLINE since 2008, initially as Head of Product Management, later as a member of the Executive Board […]
20. September 2021

Marie-Fee Taube

Director Sustainability at RTL Deutschland

Marie-Fee Taube, born in 1990, has been Director Sustainability at RTL Germany since 2020. In this position, she is responsible for the company-wide […]
27. August 2020

Svenja Teichmann

Managing director crowdmedia

Svenja Teichmann is founder and managing director of crowdmedia GmbH – consulting agency for digital marketing. In addition to consulting and agency business, […]
13. September 2021

Jona Teichmann

Program Director, Deutschlandfunk

Jona Teichmann has been Deutschlandradio’s program director since April 2021. Previously, she worked for 35 years in various positions at Westdeutscher Rundfunk. Most […]
25. August 2021

Laura Terberl

Head of Audio/Video, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Laura Terberl is head of audio and video at Süddeutsche Zeitung. She started to work as a trainee in the video team and […]
22. September 2020

Dr. Henning Tewes

Managing Director, RTL Television / TVNOW

Henning Tewes, born 1972 in Mühlheim an der Ruhr, has been responsible for production management, program purchasing as well as NITRO, VOXup, RTLplus […]
23. August 2021

Holger Thalheimer

CEO PHD Germany

In a career that has now spanned more than 25 years, Holger Thalheimer has worked with many of the world’s biggest and most […]
13. September 2021

Dr. Peter J. Thelen

Head of Strategy and Political Dialogue, Planning and Coordination, vbw – Vereinigung der Bayerischen Wirtschaft

18. August 2021

Boussa Thiam

Reporter of the "rbb Abendshow

Boussa hosts the cultural program at Radio Cosmo (WDR) and for Deutschlandfunk Kultur. She presented, among others, the Global Goals Lab, the ProSieben […]
12. October 2020

Lara Thiede

Editorial Manager "jetzt"

Thiede is a journalist and has been writing for “jetzt” since 2017. She has been editorial director there since February 2021. “jetzt” is […]
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 […]
20. July 2021

Tatsiana Tkachova

Photojournalist from Minsk from Belarus

Tatsiana Tkachova is an independent journalist working with documentary photography. Originally hailing from Mogilev region (Belarus), she is currently based in Hamburg. She […]
20. July 2021

Ellen Tordesillas

Journalist Philippinen

Ellen Tordesillas is trustee and writer of <a href=”https://verafiles.org” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>VERA Files</a>, a non-profit media organization that undertakes in-depth reporting on current issues […]
14. October 2021

Her Tree


There are no conventional instruments in the music project her tree. She sings. The forest plays the music. However, you can hardly hear […]
20. July 2021

Dr. Georg Tschare

Founder and CEO Sign Time

Georg Tschare, founder and managing director of Sign Time GmbH, studied economics, sociology and philosophy in Vienna. He founded a company for adult […]
7. October 2021

Moritz Tschermak


Moritz Tschermak, born in 1987, founded the rainbow press watchblog Topfvollgold together with Mats Schönauer while still studying journalism. Since 2016, he has […]
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 […]
21. September 2021

Jörg Ukrow

Deputy Director of the Saarland State Media Authority (LMS) and Executive Member of the Board of EMR

Jörg Ukrow is deputy director of the Saarland State Media Authority (LMS) and executive board member of the EMR. He studied law, politics […]
18. August 2021

Katharina Uppenbrink

Managing Director Initiative Urheberrecht

Katharina Uppenbrink has been committed to the rights of authors for many years. From 2002 to 2014, she headed the Association of German […]
21. October 2021

Jeanne-Marie Varain

Managing Director, Moers Kultur GmbH

In addition to independent artistic practice, Jeanne-Marie Varain has already worked in and with a wide variety of associations and collectives. For her […]
19. October 2021

Konstantina Vassiliou-Enz

Managing Director, Neue Deutsche Medienmacher*innen

Konstantina Vassiliou-Enz has been the managing director of Neue deutsche Medienmacher*innen (NdM) for ten years and has done more than 25 years of […]
7. September 2021

Katja Vater

Digital communication, Münchener Kammerspiele

Katja Vater works strategically and operationally in the field of digital communication with a focus on audience development and accessibility. She has designed […]
22. September 2021

Oliver Vesper

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Media & Operations, smartclip Europe

Oliver Vesper is Co-Chief Executive Officer at smartclip Europe and has been with the company for 13 years. Since his appointment as Co-CEO […]
31. August 2021

@ Vikykid

Content Creator

Vika aka @Vikykid is a creator on TikTok and Instagram. With her content, the 22-year-old encourages young people to more self-acceptance and self-love […]
13. August 2017

Dirk von Gehlen

Head of  Social Media and Innovation, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Dirk von Gehlen is an author, journalist and speaker. At the Süddeutsche Zeitung he is head of the social media and innovation department, […]
20. October 2021

Dr. Dietrich von Klaeden

Group Managing Director, Public Affairs

As Group Executive Vice President Public Affairs of Axel Springer SE, Dr. Dietrich von Klaeden reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer Dr. […]
27. September 2021

Alexandra Wachenfeld-Schell

Senior Research Director GIM

Alexandra Wachenfeld-Schell has been Senior Research Director at GIM Gesellschaft für innovative Marktforschung since 2019.  Previously, she worked for LINK Institute (Germany) for […]
4. October 2021

Wes Walker

Sesame Street

Wes, kurz für Wesley Walker, wurde 2021 für die Initiative “Coming Together” von Sesame Workshop für Rassengerechtigkeit eingeführt. Wes ist 5 Jahre alt […]
4. October 2021

Elijah Walker

Sesame Street

Elijah Walker was featured in 2021 for Sesame Workshop’s “Coming Together” racial justice initiative. Elijah, who is the father of Wes and married […]
20. July 2021

Elke Walthelm

Executive Vice President Content, Sky Deutschland

Elke Walthelm has been Executive Vice President Content at Sky Deutschland since February 2016. In this role, she is responsible for Sky Deutschland’s […]
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 […]
27. September 2021

Sven Wedig

Managing Director, Vollpension Medien GmbH

For the Vollpension founder and CEO, there is only one speed in his job: full throttle. He started his career as an assistant […]
29. September 2021

Gerd Weiner

Managing Partner, B1 Smart TV

Gerd Weiner is founder and CEO of B1SmartTV GmbH. Since 2018, he and his company have specialized in the development of SmartTV solutions […]
21. October 2021

Svenja Weiß

Manager, Media Lab Ansbach

Svenja Weiß (M. A.) studied geography and theater and media studies at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg. After a two-year traineeship at the “FWU – Medieninstitut […]
14. October 2021

Katharina Weser

Founder, Reynard Films

Katharina Weser was born in Augsburg in 1988. After studying journalism in Germany and France, she completed a master’s degree in film studies […]
1. September 2021

Lena Wickert

Executive Producer & Team Lead Original Production, Joyn GmbH

Lena Wickert has been Executive Producer & Team Lead Original Production at Joyn since August 2019. In this role, she is responsible for […]
20. July 2021

Dr. Gunnar Wiedenfels

Chief Financial Officer Discovery

As Chief Financial Officer, Gunnar Wiedenfels leads Discovery’s global financial functions and strategies, including all accounting, treasury, budgeting, tax and investor relations activities. […]
20. July 2021

Dr. Katja Wildermuth

Director of Bayerischer Rundfunk

Dr. Katja Wildermuth has been Director-General of Bayerischer Rundfunk since February 1, 2021, with responsibility for all operations and programming. It is particularly […]
13. September 2021

Julius Windhorst

Funding Officer, FFF Bayern

Julius Windhorst worked as a film buyer for well-known film distributors for over ten years. As the first point of contact for distributors […]
11. October 2021

Dr. Ralf Winkler

Managing Director and Co-Founder, QualiFiction

Ralf Winkler is the managing director of QualiFiction GmbH, which he founded together with Gesa Schöning in Hamburg in 2017. After completing his […]
18. August 2021

Werner Wittmann

Head of Digital Media Olympia Publishing & Verlag Nürnberger Presse

Werner Wittmann, 58, graduate in business administration, after successfully completing his studies in business administration, worked from 1990 to 1995 at BW Bildung […]
24. August 2021

Christine Wolburg

Head of Sales and Marketing, BVG

Christine Wolburg, Head of Sales and Marketin BVG, studied business administration with a focus on marketing as a scholarship holder from 1999 to […]
6. September 2021

Katharina Wolff

Editor of STRIVE Magazine

In 2010, at the age of 26, Katharina Wolff founded the HR consultancy D-Level, which she still runs as CEO. From 2011 to […]
13. September 2021

Vanessa Wormer

Head of SWR X Lab

At the helm of the innovation lab “SWR X Lab,” Vanessa Wormer is working on the public broadcaster of the day after tomorrow. […]
21. September 2021

Kathi Wörndl

Moderator, RTLZWEI News

Kathi Wörndl discovered her passion for journalism at an early age. Born on July 21, the Salzburg native worked at a daily newspaper […]
20. September 2021

Leonie Wunderlich

Junior Researcher Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institute

Leonie Wunderlich is a research associate at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI). In the project “Use the […]
13. September 2021

Olle Zachrison

Head of Digital News Strategy Sveriges Radio

Olle Zachrison is Head of Digital News Development at the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation (SR). He is also chairman of the EBU Investigative Projects […]
21. September 2021

Carlos Zamorano

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer RTLZWEI

Carlos Zamorano, who has a degree in economics, graduated from Rupprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg. He has been Head of Marketing & Communications/CMCO at […]
20. July 2021

Ingo Zamperoni

TV presenter and journalist

Ingo Zamperoni, born in 1974, studied American studies, law and history. A Fulbright scholarship took him to Boston to study abroad. After earning […]
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 […]
13. September 2021

Lisa Zauner

Head of WDR Innovation Hub

Lisa Zauner has been working on the future of public broadcasting for more than ten years. She is the head of the WDR […]
4. October 2021

Markus Zeiler

Board of Directors, ARRI

Markus Zeiler, born in 1974, was appointed to the Management Board of the ARRI Group in Munich in April 2019. In this position, […]
19. October 2021

Marc Zwiechowski

Head Of Production @ In a Nutshell- Kurzgesagt

Marc Zwiechowski studied linguistics. He started producing YouTube videos, web series and TV content in 2012. After working on a variety of different […]