Alan Keller, Chief Enterprise Sales Officer, brings more than 15 years of experience in a combination of business development, customer success, and executive management roles. Prior to Duda, Alan was the Vice President of Business Development at VerticalResponse, a leading email and social media platform for SMBs. Prior to VerticalResponse, Alan was the Director of Worldwide Business Development for Mercado, a leading e-commerce product discovery solution provider. Alan holds a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing and International Business from the University of San Francisco.
Alan leads the company’s go to market activities in EMEA. He is also part of the global Enterprise Business Unit and regional EMEA management teams. Alan has over 25 years experience in both large, multi-national and start up software businesses in a variety of roles including sales, marketing and company leadership.
Andy joined Stackla in the early days back in 2013, setting up their London office to drive expansion into the EMEA market.Prior to Stackla, Andy has spent most of his career as a CMO of global brands including Virgin and Fitness First. He played a central role in the startup team that launched Virgin Mobile in the UK before moving to Australia as Chief Marketing Officer. During his time in Australia, he also spent three years on the other side of the fence as Managing Director of NetX, one of the largest and most respected digital agencies in the country.Andy is proud to have received the Gold Pinnacle at the global AFA Effectiveness Awards and a Titanium and Gold Lion at the Cannes International Advertising Awards.Stackla is the User-Generated Content (UGC) platform that puts customer stories at the heart of brand marketing. Through predictive intelligence and automation, Stackla identifies authentic, compelling content to strengthen consumer trust and deliver personalized experiences at scale. Trusted by more than 450 brands across travel & hospitality, CPG, retail, sport and NFP - Stackla is designed to meet the needs of enterprise-level organizations including Ford, Radisson, Unilever, Expedia and McDonalds.
Mr. Athanasios Raptis is the C.E.O. of Greek Yellow Pages a member of Star Investments Group, one of the leading Mass Media and Technology Groups in Greece.From 2005 to 2010 he was the Commercial Director of HELEXPO, the Hellenic Organization of International Trade Fairs, Exhibitions Congresses and Events. From 2003 to 2005 he was the Marketing Director of Sarah Lawrence, a leading retailer company. Before 2003, he was Sales Manager for LogicDIS a software technology organisation and Product Manager for ELGEKA the largest Greek commercial company in the food sector. Mr. Raptis has a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Polytechnic School, an MBA degree from University of Kent at Canterbury UK, Kent Business School and a M.Sc. degree in Marketing and Communication (Graduated with Distinction) from Athens University of Economics and Business. Finally, he has also attended the Executive Education Program of Harvard Business School.
SOLOCAL GROUP / Senior Manager, Partnerships and International
As a Senior Manager Partnerships and Business Development, Bruno develops, coordinates and/or manages partnerships between SoLocal Group and large Internet players such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft. He’s also promoting the SoLocal Group solutions and expertise to partners working outside of France with local advertisers (eg directory publishers, telecom companies…) or large advertisers with a local edge (e.g. retail brands) and willing to develop additional traffic or new offers for their advertisers to monetize audience.Bruno has been part of SoLocal Group (formerly PagesJaunes Groupe) since 2001. He has successively worked on Strategic Planning, Strategic Research and Intelligence, M&A, General Management for 123deal (a SoLocal Group service) before moving to Business Development and Partnerships functions in 2011. He has 20 years of experience in strategy and marketing, developed deep expertise in global and vertical markets analysis, identifying/ sizing strategic opportunities and supporting implementation.Prior to his tenure within SoLocal Group, Bruno worked for Dafsa Wefa (Global Insight Group), a European research and consulting company, as a Project Manager for the Automotive vertical. Bruno graduated in Marketing and Strategy at Paris Dauphine University and Grenoble Political Studies Institute.
Werdegang• geboren in Westfalen; Berufsausbildung zum Druckformhersteller• Studium Verpackungstechnik in Stuttgart, Tokyo/Japan und Xian/VR China• Aufbau und Technische Leitung eines Verpackungswerkes in Dalian/VRChina• 1998 Gründung der ROX Asia Consultancy Ltd. in Hong Kong• Seit 20 Jahren Gf von ROX, Design- und Produktionsagentur für Verpackung Auszeichnungen • 27 nationale und internationale Auszeichnungen (Design, Innovation, Technologie, Innovation) für Verpackungsentwicklungen, Schwerpunkt Smart Packaging• „Schönstes Deutsches Buch“ der „Stiftung Buchkunst“ für „China Packaging“• „Preis des Bundesumweltministeriums“ für internationale Ausstellung „Tsutsumi“Berufsbezogene Aktivitäten• ca. 130 Publikationen in mehr als 20 internationalen Fachzeitschriften• Autor, Co-Autor und Verleger von fünfzehn Fach- und Sachbüchern • Sammler asiatisches Verpackungsdesign, Schwerpunkt China (ca. 8.000 Exponate)• Initiator und Organisator von 18 internationalen Verpackungsdesign-Ausstellungen• Key Note Speaker auf internationalen Messen, Kongressen und Symposien • Referent von „Packaging Design“-Seminaren bei Deutscher Verpackungsakademie Buchpublikationen Verpackung Rommel, Christian: „Tsutsumi – traditionelle Verpackungskunst aus Japan“ Heusenstamm: P. Keppler Verlag, 1993 Rommel, Christian: „China Packaging – Im Reich des goldenen Drachen“Hong Kong: ROX Verlag, 1998 Rommel, Christian: „Kleine Schätze – Die wunderbare Welt der Sondereditionen im Zigarettenpackungsdesign“ Mainz: Verlagsgruppe Rhein Main, 2003 Rommel, Christian: Universitätslehrbuch „Grundlagen der Verpackung“ (Co-Autor)Berlin: Beuth Verlag, 2019
Christian is the Chief Data Officer at Yext. With a background in creating and leading information and data companies, his focus is to help other businesses leverage the power of the Yext platform in their own strategies. Prior to joining Yext, Christian was the Chief Data Officer at Infogroup as well as the Global Head of Content Innovation at Thomson Reuters.
Christoph Schier, Strategic Partner Manager in Channel Sales DACH bei Google Customer Solutions, hat über 13 Jahre Erfahrung im Online-Marketing. Seine Tätigkeit bei Google begann er nach seinen Masterabschlüssen in Aachen und Glasgow 2006 in Dublin, wo er zunächst als Account Strategist arbeitete. Zwei Jahre später zog er zum Hamburger Google-Standort und übernahm dort bis 2014 verschiedene Positionen – unter anderem als Industry Manager für die Bereiche Travel, Finance und Retail sowie als Business Development Manager. 2019 kehrte Christoph Schier zu Google zurück, nachdem er für eine amerikanische Zielgruppen-Targeting-Plattform für Programmatic Display Advertising den deutschsprachigen Markt betreute und das Paid Media Team einer deutschen Online-Marketing-Agentur aufgebaut hatte.
Dimitri Knysch, Managing Director DACH, CammioDimitri Knysch has supported the development of recruiting organizations in the consulting and corporate environment. Most recently, as Talent Acquisition Manager, he was responsible for HR-Tech and suitability diagnostics at METRO AG before moving to Cammio. At Cammio, he is responsible for the company's DACH business and, together with his team, inspires the HR community for the potential of videos in the application process.
Felix Beilharz is “one of Germany’s leading experts on Digital and Social Media Marketing” (RTL) and “ranks among Germany’s best keynote speakers” (WAZ). The 8x author teaches at several universities, works as a keynote speaker in Europe and the USA and advises companies on the successful usage of online marketing and social media toolsFor more information : https://felixbeilharz.de/presse-social/presseinformationen/
Dr. Florian Heinemann is general partner at Project A and co-founded the firm in 2012.He is responsible for the functional areas of marketing, CRM and business intelligence.Before co-founding Project A, he was managing director at Rocket Internet with the same areas of responsibility (2007-2012). During his time at Rocket, he was mainly involved at Zalando, Global Fashion Group, and Spark Networks (aka eDarling/Affinitas). Prior to Rocket, Florian was co-founder and managing director of JustBooks/AbeBooks being in charge of marketing and product (1999-2002, exit to Amazon in 2006). Then, he was co-heading the digital marketing department of Jamba! and the online dating portal iLove (2003-2005, exit to Verisign). In 2006, he was co-founder of the online marketplace antibodies-online.com (exit to Broadoak).Florian holds a doctorate’s degree in innovation management/entrepreneurship from RWTH Aachen University (Germany). He was a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA). His research has been published in leading international journals, such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of International Marketing, and Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft. Furthermore, Florian holds a master's degree in business administration from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Koblenz (Germany). During his studies, he was a fellow of "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" (German National Academic Foundation).Moreover, he has been an investor/business angel in more than 80 startups including Trivago (seed investor), Zalando (founding investor), Audibene (seed investor), Home24 (founding investor), CityDeal/Groupon (founding investor), Betreut.de/Care (seed investor), ClassPass (early stage investor), Mimi Hearing (early stage investor), Bitbond (seed investor), Lillydoo (early stage investor), and the Code University (seed stage investor).Besides his Project A-related board activities, he sits on the board of About You and the digital advisory boards of Henkel, Koerber, and Oetker. Moreover, he is a shareholder and sits on the advisory board of Startup Teens, one of the leading German non-profits to foster entrepreneurial activity among pupils.
DEFlorian Hübner ist Mitgründer und CEO von Uberall, dem Marktführer für Location Marketing. Gemeinsam mit David Federhen gründete er Uberall 2013, um den Offline-Umsatz von Unternehmen zu steigern. Vor der Gründung war Florian Consultant bei McKinsey & Company und forschte am Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam.ENFlorian Hubner is CEO and co-founder of Uberall, where he is the main technical and product lead for the company. Before founding Uberall in 2013, Hubner spent several years as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he advised leading companies across a variety of industries. Prior to McKinsey, he worked at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam.
George Leith is the Chief Customer Officer, EVP of Sales for Vendasta, an award-winning platform that helps agencies and media companies sell digital marketing solutions to businesses. With a track. record of success in media promotion and marketing that spans three decades, he is driven to show the world that businesses can transform their sales and marketing in the digital era.George is a visionary that gets results. Doubling revenue year-over-year and optimizing revenue growth models, George leads marketing and sales strategies through to impeccable execution. He is the leading trainer in the digital marketing space and has pioneered a vision that gives media companies and agencies the tools that allow their SMB clients to survive and thrive.George knows that selling digital to local businesses isn’t easy. Prospecting is a chore, educating SMBs on the value of digital is an uphill battle, and scaling can seem like a complex mathequation. He has spoken to tens of thousands of people across North Americas in conferences and through seminars, helping businesses overcome these difficulties. His dedication to educating others about digital marketing and sales solutions led him to launch Conquer Local. The podcast is the accessible landing point for George’s wealth of sales, digital marketing, and local business expertise. For more information on Conquer Local and to book George for your next event, contact Farrah Dzik at email@example.com. For media requests, contact Dani Mario at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gerriet Danz has been one of the most recognized innovation experts in theGerman-speaking world for two decades. In his lectures, the thought leader, founder,investor and bestselling author conveys how companies create a perfect climate forinnovation. Danz is a lecturer at various academies, advises, among others, theEuropean Patent Office in The Hague, is the winner of the CONGA Award in thecategory "Speakers & Trainers" and blogged for the Huffington Post from SiliconValley.
Heinz Leuters war zwei Jahrzehnte CEO und geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der blowUP media Gruppe, dem europäischen Marktführer für großflächige Außenwerbung. Zudem ist er mit ca. 6.000 Starts und Landungen ein erfahrener Pilot und Fluglehrer sowie zertifizierter Führungsexperte.Sein Wissen über die Anforderungen dieser Welten kombiniert Heinz Leuters zu effektiven Führungsstrategien für das tägliche (Berufs) Leben. Dabei ist er authentisch, nimmt kein Blatt vor den Mund und versieht seine Ausführungen stets mit einer wohltuenden Portion Humor.
Jay Ward is the founder of Ward PLLC, a law firm based in Miami, FL.Jay is an attorney and data security consultant. He provides his clients with counsel and advice on how to integrate intelligent, forward-looking policies and practices about data security into their daily operations — in other words, how to be “DataSmart”. He also draws upon years of experience as a litigator in high-stakes disputes to provide insight into avoiding liability, and to zealously advocate for his clients when needed. He is the host of “DataSmart,” a podcast on data security and strategy, and is frequently quoted in publications around the country, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the International Business Times.Jay holds certifications in both European and United States Data Security and Privacy Law (CIPP/E and CIPP/US), as well as a certification in Privacy Program Management (CIPM) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the only ISO/ANSI accredited body for data security and privacy.
Jonas Krömer ist Gründer von skillconomy, Marktführer im Active Sourcing. 2013 erlangte Jonas seinen Doppelmaster in Maschinenbau und Sales Management. Im Zuge seiner Masterarbeit unterstützte er ein deutsches Unternehmen für ein Jahr in Qingdao (China) bei der Restrukturierung der vertrieblichen Softwaresysteme - und lernte dabei die Bedeutung der User Experience für erfolgreiche Digitalisierung kennen. Zurück in Deutschland gründete er mit seinen beiden Cousins die skillconomy GmbH. Das Unternehmen wurde 2015 vom BMWi als eine der innovativsten IKT-Neugründungen Deutschlands ausgezeichnet - und setzte fortan Maßstäbe im Active Sourcing. Jonas hat sich als Experte für technologie- und datengetriebenes Recruiting einen Namen gemacht und teilt sein Wissen als Speaker regelmäßig mit der Commmunity - auf Wunsch auch auf Mandarin.
Jon has worked in info media industry for almost 25 years and has held numerous executive positions throughout Europe including Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Austria, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Finland, Estonia, and Ireland. Currently, he is the CEO of FCR Media Group and has led the company through department restructuring process and the group’s rapid international expansion. Jon has served on the EASDP Board and is now the Chairman of the SIINDA Board of Directors.
Jürgen Schmidt aka "ju", Dipl. Phys, leitender Redakteur und Senior Fellow Security bei Heise Medien. Er schreibt seit 1997 für c't und heise online; 2003 gründete er das Sicherheitsportal heise Security, das er seither leitet. Schmidt ist er ein gefragter Referent bei Security-Veranstaltungen wie den BSI Cyber Security Days. Als Interview-Partner steht er auch regelmäßig in Nachrichtensendungen wie tagesthemen und heute journal Rede und Antwort.
Jürgen Weichert, Chief Revenue Officer at Usercentrics, holds a degree in business administration and has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of sales, marketing and business development in the online industry. He is responsible for the development of new business fields, markets customers and partners at Usercentrics. From 2012 Weichert was Head of Strategic Partner Development at Google for the DACH region and played an essential role in setting up the Channel Reseller Program which became an important growth factor for Google. Before joining Google, the online marketing and e-commerce expert was co-founder and chief sales officer at Deal United, a company specialized in performance marketing and monetization in the fields of social media and gaming. Before that, Weichert supported asknet and Softline in their respective IPO processes.
Kim founded viaany 2013 in Berlin to offer data driven publishing solutions for b2c and b2b markets.Kim is a C-Level Executive in Digital Business with experience in own and leading media companies. He is a future enthusiast in digital business - developing strategies, driving successful digital transformation, building partnerships, implementing business and product innovations and helping companies to enter the DACH market. He is a digital and publishing industry expert with over 20 years executive experience in this field: Video Publishing, Content Business, Digital Marketing, Classifieds Media, Cross Media Sales and Social Networks. viaany helps companies accelerate their business through innovation. Leveraging data driven publishing, modern applications, efficient workflows and infrastructure, we create hybrid and multi-channel solutions tailored to the way your teams work. Not just another vendor, viaany partnerships run deep to unleash innovation and explore new digital heights. As a reseller and integration partner viaany is supporting Stackla Inc. in the GSA region.
JumpNext / Digital Innovation Coach, Futurist, Speaker, Author
Maike empowers companies to innovate differently focusing on customers first.She observes and analyses innovations and disruptive companies around the world. She consolidates the results on the inno-insight platform as well as she publishes articles in books, magazines and online. She regularly speaks at public and corporate conferences or events. Maike’s specialty topics are Tech and Artificial Intelligence in new Customer Expériences.Maike also founded the JumpNext Digital Innovation Network which inspires to innovate differently. JumpNext brings together multi-disciplinary coaches working with companies to drive innovation with new methods, tools and mindset. Design Thinking, Co-Creation, Lean Principles and Digital Mindset Training are only some topics.Digital Innovation is not only Maike’s work but also her passion.
Matt Tennison has nearly 20 years’ experience in the marketing and advertising field and over 15 years’ experience in high-level business development and partner relations. Over his career, Matt has worked for large advertising publications and national agencies where he achieved great success in advertising sales, business development, and sales management. Prior to joining Boostability in 2011, Matt ran his advertising agency for eight years, where he became very familiar with both traditional marketing methods and new digital marketing techniques. He has an intimate understanding of the small business marketplace and an expertise in forging high-performing partner relationships.
Since 2000, Michael Oschmann is CEO of Mueller Medien. Anticipating the potential of the Internet, he has been responsible for New Media since the mid-1990s and founded - among others - an internet company that is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Further, he established several online and mobile businesses and managed the convergence of Mueller Medien’s products and companies into the digitally connected media landscape. Michael Oschmann is an active member in numerous advisory boards and committees regarding different aspects of the media industry.
ENAs Senior Vice President, Norman Rohr leads Uberall's global marketing activities. He is an expert in communications, strategy and sales with a passion for B2B companies that he developed at Google and Pixability. When Norman isn’t keeping his finger on the pulse of leading marketing trends or promoting start-ups, he explores the world on long distance bike rides.DEAls Senior Vice President leitet Norman Rohr die globalen Marketingaktivitäten bei Uberall. Er ist Experte für Kommunikation, Strategie und Vertrieb mit einer Leidenschaft für B2B-Unternehmen, die er nicht zuletzt bei Google und Pixability entwickelt hat. Wenn Norman sich ausnahmsweise mal nicht mit den führenden Marketingtrends beschäftigt oder als Angel Investor Startups fördert, erkundet er auf Long-Distance-Radtouren die Welt.
Paul has been working with small and medium-sized businesses for nearly 30 years and is a specialist in strategic planning, product development and Go-to-Market strategies. He brings his extensive global experience and cultural understanding to local challenges to deliver results. Paul is working with the technology company Silktide on their Sales enablement platform, delivering insightful and actionable sales tools to companies selling digital marketing services around the world.
Peter is CEO and a Director of Spotzer. He leads a passionate team of people around the globe who are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of Small to Medium Business’s. His focus is to deliver leads and calls to SMBs through digital marketing solutions and services that deliver strong ROI. Having come from an enterprise business background, his focus is to partner with enterprise size businesses that have large data bases of SMB customers. Offering a full white labelled solution, across multiple digital marketing products and services for their SME customers.Core to Pete’s approach is ‘valuing every customer’, ‘valuing product innovation’ and ‘valuing having fun’, this is now the Spotzer way.Having vast experience across 15 years in the digital marketing space working with Sensis, Fairfax and others, he has a deep understanding of the category. Bringing together Technology Platforms with Sales and Marketing in a fast changing environment is what drives this CEO. Having recently launched his website offerings globally and now taking SpotzerAds, Spotzer’s proprietary SEM campaign management platform globally is what keeps him busy.
Stefano Santinelli is the CEO of Swisscom Directories AG. He is an established expert in investment management, in the development of new businesses and in the transformation of companies within the context of digitalization. Stefano Santinelli worked for UBS, ABB, SAP and held leading positions at Microsoft international (Switzerland, Russia, Italy) over several years. He founded and successfully exited 2 startups. Furhtermore, he built the Swisscom Health AG up to 300 employees.He looks back on many years of experience as a member of the board of directors at Datasport AG, Curabill AG, Medgate AG, Swisscom Broadcast AG, Swisscom Event and Media Solutions AG as well as Swisscom Directories AG.He is fluent in Italian, German, English, Russian and French. He studied Computer Science at ETH Zürich and we are proud to count him among our Rochester-Bern EMBA alumni. Stefano Santinelli was born in Ticino and has been living in Zürich since his studies.
Bodylanguage-expert no. 1 in the german-speaking world_ „Amazing how Verra analyzes the bodylanguage of people .. lightning fast and absolutely correct.“ (DEWEZET) About 100 Infotainmentshows a year with up to 20,000 participants each. Speaking tour in 13 countries , Europe, USA, Asia, Africa, with more than 100.000 participants a yearguest lecturer at:• University Heilbronn• University Mainz• Technical University of Nuremberg• University of Television and Film Munich• University Hospital „Klinikum rechts der Isar“, Munich• Technical University of Vienna • HP Institute Potsdam• Business and Information Technology School Iserlohn • Medical University Hamburg• University Hospital Landesklinikum Salzburg• Teachers college Austria • College Fachhochschule Salzburg• Sir Karl Popper School for highly-gifted pupils • International medical conferencesscientific cooperation: • Prof. Dr. Christoph Tiebel (University Heilbronn)• Dr. Adam Ahmed advisory board:• DDDr. MMag. MA Msc Reinhard Neumair• Dr. Klaus Schuller• Dr. Adam Ahmed
Stephanie has B.A in Political Science from the Institute of Political Science of Grenoble and a Master in European Affairs from University of Paris. She has worked in the European Parliament at the Secretariat service of the EPP and was rewarded the Francois Fontaine prize for her work on the EU opening to the Visegrad countries. She began her work with EADP in 2000 and was the EU Affairs officer. She has more than 20 years of experience in digital industries, regulatory and Eu affairs oversight and in European conferences encompassing both legislative, strategic and organizational approaches to our industry.Stephanie is the owner of SVM Consult, which provides unique public affairs services intertwined the with event management to combine an accurate sector-specific package for the data industry. She manages the European and Regulatory affairs for Siinda, the Digital Marketing and Local Search Association.
Vilborg Helga Harðardóttir is CEO of Já hf. Vilborg Helga has thirteen years of experience working for companies within the Já Group and has been managing director of Já since June 2017. She has an MBA from the University of Reykjavik and a BA in Psychology from the University of Iceland, as well as having experience in working in the financial market.
Vincent is the founder of a digital consultancy, London Digital Ventures Ltd, specialised in data privacy, GDPR, data strategies and global commercial and operational strategies.Vincent has over 20 years experience in the media and marketing industry (of which over 15 years were spent in digital media). He is one of the pioneers and thought leaders of the industry in Europe.He is actively consulting on GDPR for numerous ad tech companies, advising on a range of topics ranging from legal interpretation to technical implementation, data audits to evangelisation throughout the ecosystem. He sits on the council of the Regulatory and Legal affairs committee at IAB UK, has been involved with privacy matters with IAB Europe, has lobbied on privacy matters at the European Parliament, is actively participating in the Consent working group (IAB Europe), which aims to develop a full consent protocol for GDPR. He is a frequent speaker on panels.More recently, Vincent was the COO of search intelligence company Captify from 2013 until December 2017. As the COO, he was responsible for sales, client services, publisher solutions and ad operations globally.He is a renowned digital expert and has an in-depth knowledge of the marketing industry. His experience in the sector has meant he has been a much sought after advisorfor digital businesses (ad tech companies, agencies, advertisers). At Captify he will focus on commercial, operational and strategic matters and will provide a wealth of experience to further boost business growth.Before Captify, Vincent was a consultant for Rocket Fuel across its operating companies in Europe. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director for Vonage UK and Canada where he was responsible for the financial and commercial turn around for the businesses. Vincent has extensive sales, marketing and general management experience and has spent his career honing his business development, management and strategy skills globally. Vincent has had a number of roles across Europe, Asia and Latin America, consulting on digital strategies in the ad tech, agency and client space.