26 - 27 April 2023
Vienna
Austria

Digital Media Europe 2023

Building successful digital products & offers

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Danuta Breguła

Executive Board Member and Director of Business Development and Membership Strategy, newonce.media, Poland

Danuta is an Executive Board Member and Director of Business Development and membership Strategy at newonce.media, an ”urban culture powerhouse” from Poland, targeting millennials and Gen Z. She oversees their paid content strategy, premium podcasts production and editorial teams, data and research, bringing in best practices in digital operations. In December 2021 newonce launched their first subscription-based product. Previously, she was Director of Subscription Strategy at Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland’s largest opinion-making newspaper, responsible for digital subscribers’ growth and revenue, performance marketing in digital and its paying audience engagement. Under her supervision, the number of digital-only subscribers of Gazeta Wyborcza reached 260,000 in 2020.

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Peter Collins

Commercial Partnerships Director for EMEA , Dow Jones International - The Wall Street Journal, United Kingdom
Peter is the Commercial Partnerships Director for EMEA for Dow Jones International, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s Group titles. Based in London, Peter is responsible for the development of Dow Jones’ membership and content partnership programs outside of the US. Dow Jones has been running its international commercial partnerships business for over seven years and currently counts over 50 active partners around the globe.

Peter started his first job in media on London’s infamous Fleet Street, in print publishing, and has held many roles in magazine and news publishing over his time in the business, experiencing first hand the move from print to digital and from advertising-led to a digital-subscription business model, something Dow Jones has championed since launching the first paywall launched in 1996.
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Sabrina Daryanani

Senior Manager, FT Strategies, United Kingdom

Sabrina is a Senior Manager at FT Strategies with over 10 years in digital transformation. Prior to joining FT Strategies, she worked in senior global roles for publishers such as The Economist, Condé Nast and The Wall Street Journal, driving revenue growth through improved customer experience, retention strategies and audience insight and has also provided strategic guidance across other industries including e-commerce, media and financial services.

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Katja Fleischmann

Head of Performing Content, dpa infocom GmbH, Germany

Katja is Head of Performing Content at the German Press Agency, dpa. In the data science project DRIVE, she works with 20 german und austrian regional media houses to understand users, offer them personalized content and turn them into loyal subscribers. She recently launched a data-informed product, dpa-Themenwelten. It’s the first digital product at the German Press Agency to boost reader engagement. With it, dpa is actively supporting media houses in increasing their digital subscriptions. Katja is an experienced editor, previously she worked as a product manager at dpa.

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Richard Furness

Managing Director of Consumer Revenues & Publishing, Guardian News & Media, United Kingdom

Richard Furness was appointed Managing Director of customer engagement and business development at the Guardian in 2021. In his role he is also focused on building a strategy for the multimedia portfolio and reader revenue opportunities across the company.

Before stepping into his current role, Richard served as managing director of consumer revenues and publishing and has worked at the Guardian since 1998. He has previously held roles as director of publishing and director of marketing, brand and engagement.

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Nashua Gallagher

Head of Customer Journey Management, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Switzerland

Nashua Gallagher is a global audience conversion and content strategist specialized in driving subscriptions in the digital environment. She is the Head of Customer Journey Management at Neue Zürcher Zeitung, based in Zurich and responsible for subscription growth. Nashua was previously based in Hong Kong, as Head of Marketing Strategy, APAC responsible for paid B2C subscription growth for the Financial Times. Nashua is a passionate integrated marketer with over a decade of experience in media, having also previously worked at The Economist and Cartoon Network (Turner Broadcasting Systems).

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Sidney Glastad

Lead growth and target groups, Schibsted, Norway

Sidney Glastad is in charge of lead growth and target groups at Schibsted. He was previously the Acquisition Manager at Aftenposten, in charge of the paper’s subscription strategy and the subscription team’s engagement with the editorial department

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Therese Grieves

CX Lead, Schibsted, Norway

Therese is the CX Lead at Schibsted focusing on improving the customer journey to increase the loyalty and reduce churn among their subscriber base. Therese has a background in digital marketing and previously worked as Digital Sales and Performance manager at DNB, and Digital Activation Lead at Carat.

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Quentin Leredde

Deputy Director of Product, UX and Audience, Le Monde, France

Deputy Director of Product, UX and Audience at Le Monde, Quentin has previously managed product teams for start-ups and large companies in various fields such as online music, e-commerce and transport. Result-oriented, and passionate about media and new usages, Quentin recently joined Le Monde’s teams to support the newspaper in its transformation, which places the digital product at the heart of the organisation, with the aim of offering its readers a unique and differentiating experience.

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Daniel Mussinghoff

Director Premium, BILDplus, Axel Springer

Daniel started his career as a journalist, working as a reporter for newspapers and radio stations. After his MBA in Media Management, he joined the digital product management of RTL, Germany’s biggest private TV-Network. Since 2013, Daniel is building and meanwhile leading the paid content business of Axel Springer’s BILD, which now counts more than 600.000 digital subscribers.

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Pål Nedregotten

Executive Vice President, Amedia AS, Norway

Pål Nedregotten is Executive Vice President in charge of Product, Editorial and Subscriptions development, including Tech & Data at Amedia, which is with its 79 newspapers Norway’s largest local media publisher. He’s previously held various leading positions at the company at the crossroads between technology, product development and journalism.   At Amedia, he has since 2013 been central in developing and rolling out the company’s centralised login solution, digital subscription strategy and data strategy.

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Ola Stenberg

Product Director, VG, Norway

Ola Stenberg took up the position of Product Director in 2019. He is the line manager for the product and technology teams in VG. Ola has worked in various roles in VG since 2004, including  development editor and before that  as editorial manager of VGTV. Stenberg has also worked for NTB and Hamar Arbeiderblad, among others. He sits on the management teams of VG and Schibsted News Media Product and Tech.

 

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Anne Tostain

Vice President of Subscriptions, Le Monde, France

Anne is the Vice President of Subscriptions at Le Monde. Previously she was responsible for subscription acquisition and held the role of Product Manager for Digital Subscriptions. Before joining Le Monde, she worked at Universal Pictures as a Product Marketing Manager in the Paris office and has worked at Warner Bros and TF1.

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Renzo Veenstra

Editor in Chief, Omroep Brabant, The Netherlands

Renzo Veenstra is Editor in Chief at Omroep Brabant, the largest dutch regional broadcaster with over 26M online visitors (web & app) per month. Omroep Brabants works for over 4 years with the editorial analytic solutions of smartocto. Renzo has extensive media experience and was previously editor-in-chief/newsreader at ANP (the Dutch press agency), a reporter for various news programs and a substitute presenter on national radio.

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Lea Korsgaard

Editor-in-Chief, Zetland, Denmark

Lea Korsgaard is Editor In Chief at Zetland. Zetland is a Danish journalistic startup that was established in 2012 by some experienced journalists from the traditional Danish news media companies to give their version of what the future news media could look like. Zetland is a membership based brand. It was relaunched in 2016 as Denmark’s slowest news media that cuts through the news noise with few, in depth stories about the most important events. As they say: All you need to know. No more than you can make.She has worked for major Danish newspapers like Politiken and Berlingske.

Gareth Mitchell

Journalist & Presenter, BBC Digital Planet, UK

Gareth presents the BBC World Service technology radio programme Digital Planet. Each week he and his guests discuss how technology affects people’s lives around the world. The show is broadcast worldwide to several million people and downloaded by thousands of others who enjoy the extra chat in the podcast. With a degree in Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London, Gareth transferred to a media career about twenty years ago. He has appeared on BBC TV and radio as a presenter and commentator on myriad aspects of science and technology. Away from the mic, Gareth is a lecturer on the renowned MSc in Science Communication at Imperial where he teaches radio journalism alongside the theoretical aspects of radio drama and documentary. Gareth also delivers transferrable skills training to early career academics to help them communicate their research. Around a thousand PhDs and postdocs have attended his popular short courses. As a moderator, Gareth has travelled widely, keeping conversations going at meetings of the World Economic Forum, European Commission, NewCities, Government of Estonia, UK Higher Education Academy, Wellcome Trust, Nesta, Imperial College Tech Foresight and many others.

Christian Röpke

CEO, ZEIT ONLINE, Germany

Christian Röpke has been CEO of ZEIT ONLINE since 2009 and also of academics and ze.tt since 2015. His focus has been on growing qualified reach and significantly increasing monetarization of ZEIT ONLINE. One of his priorities was the development of new business models and innovative products, for example ZEIT digital subscriptions and numerous classified ad markets.

Before he started working for ZEIT ONLINE in February 2009 Christian Röpke built experience in different media enterprises such as the Financial Times Deutschland. As Head of Electronic Media it was one of his core responsibilities to strengthen and further promote FTD’s digital activities.

In 2007 he switched positions within Gruner + Jahr and moved from FTD to Gruner + Jahr New Media Ventures.

Live Thorsen

Editor storytelling and feature journalism, Dagens Næringsliv, Norway

Live is editor storytelling and feature journalism, Dagens Næringsliv, Norway. Live has been central in developing the first couple of “content universes” across DN’s publishing platforms. Prior to joining Dagens Næringsliv thirteen years ago, she worked at VG.

Ole Werring

CPO, Amedia Utvikling AS, Norway

Ole Werring (MBA and MA) is Chief Product Officer at Amedia Utvikling AS in Norway. He has previously worked as a management consultant with expertise in strategy analysis and implementation, innovation processes and leadership. Werring has background from several Norwegian media companies, among others as Director of Strategy and Innovation at Tun Media AS, Head of Digital at Nationen AS, Project Manager at Dagbladet AS, and Head of Innovation at the Norwegian Film Institute. Werring is participating in WAN-IFRA’s Media Professionals Programme (MPP) as mentor for media companies and professionals in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar. Werring holds an MBA in Global Leadership and a Masters Degree in Media Science

Jose A. Navas

Head of Subscriptions, El Confidencial, Spain

Jose A. Navas is head of the subscription product at El Confidencial. His current role involves defining the strategy for the user revenue business and working with different areas, such as editorial, commercial, design, development, optimization, and marketing. Former journalist, his career has been linked to product development for the last ten years. Prior to El Confidencial, he worked as a product manager at El Mundo and Mediaset Spain.

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