Speakers 2017

Congress Hall - Debate Hall - Experience Hall - Motion Hall

The program at dmexco 2017 is outstanding: The most important personalities and corporate decision-makers of the digital economy will be coming to Cologne from all over the world. On the conference stages, they will present the latest trends of today, identify the innovations that are becoming important, and show how our business can be further optimized. Welcome to the show!

Maike Abel
Head of Media Communication

Nestlé

Florian Adamski
CEO

Omnicom Media Group

Torsten Ahlers
CEO

Otto Group Media

Kevin Allocca
Global Head of Culture & Trends

Google

Ron Amram
Global Media Lead

HEINEKEN

Jamie Angus
Deputy Director, BBC World Service Group & Editorial Director, Global News Ltd.

BBC World News

Benny Arbel
Co-Founder & CEO

Inception

Yoav Arnstein
Head of Publisher Solutions

Facebook

Colleen Aubrey
Global VP, Self-Service Performance Advertising

Amazon

Tolgay Azman
Editor in Chief

Business Punk

Anna Bager
SVP & General Manager, Mobile & Video

IAB

Charles Bahr
Head of Talent Management

youngfluencers

Rainer Balensiefer
Managing Director DACH

Accenture

Patrick Bales
Founder & CEO

StoYo

Melek Balgün
Host & TV-Presenter

Ben Barokas
CEO & Co-Founder

Sourcepoint

Mike Barrett
Group Sales Controller

ITV

Susan Bäthge
Presenter Motion Hall

dmexco

Dr. Sven H. Becker
Strategy

justfrank

Nora Beckershaus
Director of Operations and Marketing

Refinery29

Yvonne Beister
Head of BILD Brand Studio

BILD

Brian Benedik
Global Head of Advertising Sales

Spotify

Marco Bertozzi
Vice President Europe, Head of Sales

Spotify for brands

Stefan Betzold
Managing Director BILD Digital

BILD

Kris Beyens
VP Operations EMEA

eBay

Krishan Bhatia
EVP Business Operations & Strategy

NBCU

Jordan Bitterman
CMO

IBM Watson Content & IoT Platform

Allen Blue
Co-Founder, VP Product Management

Linkedin

Sophie Blum
Vice President Brand Building Europe

Procter & Gamble

Katharina Borchert
Chief Innovation Officer

Mozilla

Robert Bosch
Chief Marketing Officer

Ströer

Gerald Böse
CEO

Koelnmesse

B. Bonin Bough
Television Host

CNBC

Robert Bradley
Vice President of Digital Commercial Strategy and Revenue

CNN

René Brandel
Product Lead at Skype

Microsoft

Andreas Briese
Director YouTube Partnerships DACH & CEE

Google

Matthias Brügelmann
Editor-in-Chief Sports of BILD Group and SPORT BILD

BILD

Elizabeth Buchanan
President, Global Transformation

OMD

Dennis Buchheim
SVP & GM

IAB Tech Lab

Andrew Buckman
Managing Director EMEA

Sublime Skinz

Marianne Bullwinkel
Country Director D-A-CH

Snapchat

Richard Bush
Chief Product and Technology Officer

NYIAX

Carla Buzasi
Global Chief Content Officer

WGSN

Andrew Canter
Global CEO

Branded Content Marketing Association (BCMA)

Liliana Caro
Global CMO

Kinetic WW

Andrew Casale
President & CEO

Index Exchange

Cindy Chin
CEO

CLC Advisors, LLC & NASA Datanauts

Jin Choi
Director DACH

Facebook

Kerstin Clessienne
Digital Transformation Consultant | Interimsmanager | Freelancer

ROOFTOP Consulting

Charlie Coleman
Vice President & Managing Director, Franchise Management

The Walt Disney Company EMEA

Jon Collins
President of Integrated Advertising

Framestore

James Connelly
Founder & CEO

Fetch

Jim Cooper
Executive Director

Adweek

Stewart Copeland
Founder & Drummer

The Police

Stéphane Coruble
Managing Director

RTL AdConnect

Chris Curtin
Chief Brand and Innovation Marketing Officer

VISA

Adrian Cutler
Global Agency Director

Microsoft

Petra Czora
CMO

Rossmann

Gerry D'Angelo
Global Media Director

Procter & Gamble

Matthias Dang
Managing Director

IP Deutschland

Suzanne Darmory
Executive Creative Director

Zeta

Nicolas Darveau
Chief Search Evangelist

Google

Jerry Daykin
Head of Global Digital Media Partnerships

Diageo

Mainardo de Nardis
Global CEO

OMD Worldwide

Marco de Ruiter
Managing Director

National Geographic Partners Germany

Alisée de Tonnac
Co-Founder & CEO

Seedstar World

Dominique Delport
Global Managing Director, Havas Group Board member at Vivendi Group, Chairman Vivendi Content

Havas Group / Vivendi Group

John Devine
CRO

Oath

Jack Dorsey
CEO

Twitter

Robbie Douek
VP Digital, Disney Partnerships, EMEA

The Walt Disney Company EMEA

Thomas Duhr
Vice President

BVDW

Sabine Eckhardt
CCO

ProSiebenSat.1 Media

Natan Edelsburg
Executive Vice President

Muck Rack/Shorty Awards

Constantin Eis
Co-Founder & Global MD

Casper

Kemal El Moujahid
Product Manager, Messenger

Facebook

Carolyn Everson
VP Global Marketing Solutions

Facebook

Townsend Feehan
CEO

IAB Europe

Caroline Foster Kenny
CEO, EMEA

IPG Mediabrands

Markus Frank
Managing Director DACH

Oath

Sandra Freisinger-Heinl
Chairman

Branded Content Marketing Association - DACH (BCMA DACH)

Yaron Galai
CEO & Founder

Outbrain

Rasmus Giese
Managing Director

United Internet Media

Maks Giordano
Managing Director, Co-Founder

Kreait

Nikolaus Glasmacher
Head of Product Management Sports

BILD

Bernhard Glock
Senior Vice President

MediaLink

Samantha Glynne
Global Vice President of Branded Entertainment

FremantleMedia

Rajeev Goel
Co-Founder & CEO

PubMatic

Jeff Gomez
CEO

Starlight Runner

Simon Gosling
Futurist

Unruly

Bob Greenberg
CEO, Chairman & Founder

R/GA

Dr. Mark Grether
Executive Chairman

Sizmek

David Guttenfelder
National Geographer Photographer

National Geographic Partners

Bert Habets
Co-CEO

RTL Group

Dr. Ulrike Handel
CEO

Dentsu Aegis Network Germany

Curt Simon Harlinghausen
Nerd & Business Transformation Lead

Publicis Media

Wenda Harris Millard
President & COO

MediaLink

Alicia Hatch
CMO

Deloitte Digital

Robert Heesen
Head of BILD Brand Studio

BILD

John Hegarty
CEO & Founder

BBH

Ulrich Hegge
VP, Strategic Market Development

AppNexus

Dr. Florian Heinemann
Partner

Project A

Emma Heming Willis
CEO & Founder

CocoBaba

Karin Hennessy
Senior Product Manager

Google

Andreas Heyden
CEO

DFL Digital Sports

Babak Hodjat
CEO & Co-Founder

Sentient

Thomas Hoger
Co-Owner

3spin

Aljoscha Höhn
Moderation

BVDW

Donata Hopfen
Head of the Management Board BILD Group

BILD

Reem Hotse
Client Service Director

Adobe

Kay Hsu
Global Lead for Instagram, Facebook Creative Shop

Facebook

Verena Hubertz
Founder & Managing Director

Kitchen Stories

Nick Hugh
CEO

The Telegraph

Alissia Iljaitsch
Co-Founder & Digital Innovation Strategist

IQ Gemini

Reza Izad
Co-Founder & CEO of Collective Digital Studio (CDS)

Studio71 / ProSiebenSat1

Yoav Izhar-Prato
CEO & Chairman of the Board

Kenshoo

Iain Jacob
CEO EMEA

Publicis Media

Julia Jäkel
CEO

Gruner + Jahr

Ben Jankowski
SVP, Media

Mastercard

Sascha Jansen
CDO

Omnicom Media Group

Johann Jenson
Global Head of Digital Customer Experience

Hilti

Cherno Jobatey
Presenter Experience Hall

dmexco

Nicolas John
CEO Webedia Germany

Webedia

Joel te Poel & Julia Lohse
Blue 449

Team Blau

Philipp Justus
VP Central Europe

Google

Alex Kaplan
EVP of Commercial for Eurosport Digital

Discovery Communications

Jon Kaplan
Global Head of Global Sales

Pinterest

Zeljko Karajica
CEO

7 Sports / ProSiebenSat.1 Sports

Bjoern Kaspring
Chairman of the Board

AGOF

Michael E. Kassan
Chairman & CEO

MediaLink

Terence Kawaja
CEO

LUMA Partners

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff
CMO

Mozilla

Christina Keller
Creative Shop

Facebook

Tim Kendall
President

Pinterest

Alexander Ketzler
Managing Director

Certeo

Arne Kirchem
Board Member / Media Director DACH

OWM / Unilever

Allen Klosowski
VP Advanced Solutions

SpotX

Beck Kloss
Global Lead: Advertising and Merchandising

eBay

Petri Kokko
Country Director Agency, DE

Google

Wolfram Kons
Presenter Congress Hall

dmexco

Alexander Koppel
CEO & Co-Founder

RIDDLE & CODE

Christoph Krachten
Founder & Creative Head of VideoDays

Divimove

Dirk Kraus
CEO & Founder

Yoc

Susanne Kunz
Media & Communications Director

Procter & Gamble / OWM

Robert Kyncl
Chief Business Officer

YouTube

Danielle Lee
Global Head of Partner Solutions

Spotify

Bessie Lee
CEO & Founder

Withinlink

Daryl Lee
CEO

UM Global

Howard Lerman
Co-Founder & CEO

Yext

Rachel Levin

YouTube Creator / RCL Beauty101

Alison Lewis
Global Chief Marketing Officer, Consumer Companies

Johnson & Johnson

Karin Libowitzky
CEO

Vizeum

Jean Lin
Global CEO

Isobar

Alma Lipa
General Manager BIOTHERM / KIEHL‘S / URBAN DECAY

L'Oréal Deutschland

Matt Lodder
EVP Managing Director

R/GA EMEA

Stephan Loerke
CEO

World Federation of Advertisers

Bob Lord
Chief Digital Officer

IBM Corporation

Shenda Loughnane
Global Strategy Director

iProspect

Jeff Lucas
VP & Global Head of Sales

Snap

Martin Lütgenau
Managing Director

BurdaForward Advertising

Aline Magnier
Head of Video Brand Publishing

Webedia

Dr. Alwin Mahler
Managing Director, Global Partnerships DACH

Google

Tim Mahlman
President AdPlatforms

Oath

Petra Malenicka
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales, Europe and the Americas

CNN

Dr. Liraz Margalit
Web Psychologist, Head of Behavioral Research

Clicktale

Philipp Markmann
CMO

L'Oréal Deutschland

Marc Mathieu
CMO

Samsung Electronics America

Dieter May
Senior Vice President Digital Products and Services, Digitalization Customer Interface

BMW

Deirdre McGlashan
Global Chief Digital Officer

MediaCom

Kevin McGurn
Chief Sales Officer

Vevo

Will McInnes
CMO

Brandwatch

Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel
Publisher

WirtschaftsWoche

Tanja Mehler
Marketing Manager - Lifestyle Trends

Olympus

Maggie Mesa
VP of Mobile Business Development

OpenX

Martin Meyer-Gossner
Presenter Debate Hall

dmexco

David Meza
Chief Knowledge Architect

NASA - Johnson Space Center

Philip Missler
Managing Director

Amazon Online Germany

Bernhard Mogk
Senior Vice President Global Sales & Business Development

ESL - Turtle Entertainment

Melanie Mohr
CEO

YEAY

Lars Moll
General Manager Brand Partnerships and Product Management BILD Digital

BILD

Sonja Moosburger
Head of Digital Transformation & Projects

MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group

Nigel Morris
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Dentsu Aegis Network

Christian Muche
Co-Founder

dmexco

Paul Mudter
Managing Director

IP

Alexander Müller
Managing Director

SK Gaming

Tarek Müller
CEO & Founder

About You

Peter Naylor
SVP & Head of Ad Sales

Hulu

Joanna O'Connell
CMO

Mediamath

Jan Oetjen
Member of the Board

United Internet

JC Oliver
Global Chief Creative Officer

Unlockd

Christi Olson
Head of Evangelism

Microsoft

Martin Ott
Managing Director Central Europe

Facebook

Becky Owen
Head of Digital Partnerships, EMEA

The Walt Disney Company EMEA

Kristen O´Hara
CMO, Global Media

Time Warner

Jean-Marc Pailhol
Head of Group Market Management & Distribution / Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer

Allianz

Paul Papas
Global Leader

IBM iX

Eun-Kyung Park
CEO Sales

SevenOne AdFactory

Lennart A. Paul
Founder

warenausgang.com

Lothar Prison
Chief Digital Officer

Publicis Media

Marc Pritchard
Chief Brand Officer

Procter & Gamble

Tom Punch
Chief Commercial & Creative Officer

VICE Media

Matthias Puschmann
Managing Director

VAST MEDIA

Dr. Kimo Quaintance
Co-Founder

IQGemini

Meabh Quoirin
CEO & Co-Owner

Foresight Factory

Frances Ralston-Good
CEO UK

Hearts & Science

Anthony Reeves
Global Executive Creative Director

Amazon

Julian Reichelt
Head of the Editorial Board of BILD Group and Editor-in-Chief BILD Digital

BILD

Katja Reis
Managing Director

Zenith - Publicis Media

Dr. Thomas Reiter
Astronaut

ESA

Frank Riemensperger
Senior Managing Director Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Accenture

Rosa Riera
VP, Employer Branding & Social Innovation

Siemens

Tim Ringel
Global CEO

Reprise Media

Clive Roach
Director of Digital Social Media

Philips Lighting

Richard Robinson
Vice President, CA Commercial

Cambridge Analytica

Beate Rosenthal
Global Brand Director Digital & Media Merck Consumer Health

Merck

Alessio Rossi
CDO

Shiseido

Randall Rothenberg
CEO

Belinda Rowe
Global Managing Partner

Publicis Media

Ann Rubin
VP Branded Content and Global Creative

IBM

Markus Ruebsam
Senior Vice President for Strategy & Solutions

SAP Hybris

Sheryl Sandberg
COO

Facebook

Aline Santos
EVP Global Marketing

Unilever

Louisa Scheel
Head of Brand Services

Webedia

Hilmar Scheel
CDO

Valora

Dr. Sachiko Scheuing
European Privacy Officer

Acxiom

Christian Schmalzl
Co-CEO

Ströer

Frank Schneider
Co-Founder

dmexco

Christian Scholz
CEO

Initiative

Matthias Schrader
CEO

SinnerSchrader

Susan Schramm
CMO

McDonald's Deutschland

Dr. Thomas Schreiber
Director EMEA Go To Market Partnerships

Google

Christoph Schuh
Partner

Lake Star

Andreas Schwabe
CEO

Blackwood Seven Germany

Robert Schwartz
Global Leader, Agency Services

IBM iX

Carsten Schwecke
Chief Digital Officer

Media Impact

Limor Schweitzer
Founder & CEO

RoboSavvy

Jay Sears
Group Head / SVP, Mastercard Ad Intelligence

Mastercard

Debra Sercy
Joint CEO

Grace Blue

Donald Shepherd
Marketing Director, UK and Ireland

Beko

David Shing
Digital Prophet

Oath

Julia Shullman
Sr. Director, Deputy GC, Commercial and Privacy

AppNexus

Mark Singer
Principal

Deloitte Digital

Adam Singolda
Founder & CEO

Taboola

Stephen Sirich
General Manager Bing Ads Marketing

Microsoft

Sir Martin Sorrell
CEO

WPP

Mollie Spilman
CRO

Criteo

Christian Stammel
CEO

WT Wearable Technologies Group

Dr. Johannes Steegmann
Managing director

REWE Digital

Brian Stempeck
Chief Client Officer

The Trade Desk

Luke Stepleton
Co-Founder

3BLACKDOT

Chad Stoller
EVP, Global Chief Innovation Officer

UM

Uwe Storch
Head of Media FERRERO Deutschland

FERRERO / OWM

Christian Strobl
CEO & Founding Partner

Hackerbay

Jewell Strong Sparks
Innovationhacker

Bithouse Group

Jon Suarez-Davis
Chief Strategy Officer, Marketing Cloud, Salesforce

Salesforce

Jo Sutherland
Managing Director EMEA

Fetch

Juliane Sydow
Head of Product Management BOOKs

BILD

Mark Thompson
President & Chief Executive Officer

The New York Times Company

Kai Thornagel
Head of Digital Sales Activation & eCommerce Germany

Mondelēz International

Dr. Michael Trautmann
Founder & Chairman

thjnk

Maureen Traynor
Global Director Creative Solutions

Spotify

Tobias Tschötsch
Founder & Managing Director

Contorion

Richy Ugwu
CEO

Retail Media Group

Rik van der Kooi
Corporate VP

Microsoft

Prof. Dr. Joost van Treeck
Studiendekan // Master Wirtschaftspsychologie (Hamburg & Berlin)

Hochschule Fresenius - Hamburg

Suresh Vittal Kotha
VP Platform & Products

Adobe

Melanie Vogelbacher
CEO

Q division

Philippe von Borries
Co-CEO

Refinery29

Felix von der Laden
YouTube Creator

Dner

Franziska von Lewinski
Vorstand

fischerAppelt

Julia von Winterfeldt
Change Evangelist & Founder

SOULWORX

Shermin Voshmgir
Founder

BlockchainHub

Mark Wächter
Chair

MMA Germany

Thomas Wagner
Chairman of the Board

SevenOne Media

Matthias Wahl
Chairman

BVDW

Neil Waller
Director

Whalar

Tara Walpert Levy
VP of Agency and Media Solutions

Google

Dave Ward
Head of New Technology, Innovation and Connected Home

Dixons Carphone

Alex Wellen
Senior VP & Chief Product Officer

CNN

Philipp Welte
Board Member

Hubert Burda Media

Margit Wennmachers
Partner

Andreessen Horowitz

Hubert Wieser
Regional Director Central Region

Nestle Purina Petcare

Claudia Willvonseder
Global Marketing Manager

IKEA

Ian Wilson
Sr. Director Global Digital, Marketing Development & CMI

Heineken

Dr. Torsten Wingenter
Head of Digital Innovation

Lufthansa

Oliver Wolf
VP Marketing, paysafecard

Paysafe

Dr. Sarah Wood
Co-Founder & CEO

Unruly

Dan Wright
Head of International for Advertising

Amazon

Peter Würtenberger
CEO of UPDAY for SAMSUNG

Axel Springer

Charles Yardley
General Manager

Forbes Media

Lisa Gittner & Yasemin Delen
UM Deutschland

Team Rot

Shelley Zalis
Founder & CEO

The Girls' Lounge

Michael Zawrel
Product Manager HoloLens & Devices

Microsoft

Dr. Tanja zu Waldeck
COO

BurdaForward

Main Moderators

Wolfram Kons
Presenter Congress Hall

dmexco

Martin Meyer-Gossner
Presenter Debate Hall

dmexco

Cherno Jobatey
Presenter Experience Hall

dmexco

Susan Bäthge
Presenter Motion Hall

dmexco

Moderators

Tolgay Azman
Editor in Chief

Business Punk

Anna Bager
SVP & General Manager, Mobile & Video

IAB

Melek Balgün
Host & TV-Presenter

Susan Bäthge
Presenter Motion Hall

dmexco

Nora Beckershaus
Director of Operations and Marketing

Refinery29

Elizabeth Buchanan
President, Global Transformation

OMD

Cindy Chin
CEO

CLC Advisors, LLC & NASA Datanauts

Kerstin Clessienne
Digital Transformation Consultant | Interimsmanager | Freelancer

ROOFTOP Consulting

Jim Cooper
Executive Director

Adweek

Natan Edelsburg
Executive Vice President

Muck Rack/Shorty Awards

Townsend Feehan
CEO

IAB Europe

Bernhard Glock
Senior Vice President

MediaLink

Wenda Harris Millard
President & COO

MediaLink

Aljoscha Höhn
Moderation

BVDW

Alissia Iljaitsch
Co-Founder & Digital Innovation Strategist

IQ Gemini

Cherno Jobatey
Presenter Experience Hall

dmexco

Terence Kawaja
CEO

LUMA Partners

Wolfram Kons
Presenter Congress Hall

dmexco

Alexander Koppel
CEO & Co-Founder

RIDDLE & CODE

Deirdre McGlashan
Global Chief Digital Officer

MediaCom

Martin Meyer-Gossner
Presenter Debate Hall

dmexco

Nigel Morris
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Dentsu Aegis Network

Joanna O'Connell
CMO

Mediamath

JC Oliver
Global Chief Creative Officer

Unlockd

Lennart A. Paul
Founder

warenausgang.com

Dr. Kimo Quaintance
Co-Founder

IQGemini

Randall Rothenberg
CEO

Debra Sercy
Joint CEO

Grace Blue

Christian Strobl
CEO & Founding Partner

Hackerbay

Jewell Strong Sparks
Innovationhacker

Bithouse Group

Dr. Michael Trautmann
Founder & Chairman

thjnk

Melanie Vogelbacher
CEO

Q division

Julia von Winterfeldt
Change Evangelist & Founder

SOULWORX

Mark Wächter
Chair

MMA Germany

Neil Waller
Director

Whalar

Shelley Zalis
Founder & CEO

The Girls' Lounge