21-24 March 2015, Berlin

with the main Summit 23-24 March

USA Tour

DIS Provides Must Have Knowledge and Networking

With more than 100 people representing 21 countries already registered and 22 top speakers confirmed thus far, the DIS 2015 is a must attend conference for international media leaders. With an emphasis on innovative business models, new start-ups and technologies, an expo with solution providers and a range of networking opportunities, the DIS will help you find opportunities and tackle challenges that media leaders are facing.

DIS Programme Overview
DIS 2015 will run 4 days from 21 - 24 March 2015. Here is an overview to give you a sense of the programme.


Saturday, 21 March 2015
- Start of Media Hack Day Hackathon*


Sunday, 22 March 2015
- Media Hack Day Hackathon presentations*
Meet the Founder Berlin startup tour*
- Evening Reception for all Summit attendees


Monday, 23 March 2015
- Main Summit, Day 1 Conference Programme 


Tuesday, 24 March 2015
- Main Summit, Day 2 Conference Programme
- Meet the Founder Berlin startup tour*


Items not included in Main Summit registration. Meet the Founder requires separate registration.

We hope to see you in Berlin!


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Pernille Aalund
Innovation Director, Aller Media A/S
John Avlon
Co-Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast
Marten Blankesteijn
Founder and CEO, Blendle
Natasha Christie-Miller
Matt Crystal
Head of International, Pinterest
Gary Ellis
Chief Digital Officer, Hearst Magazines International
Justin Ferrell
Fellowships Director, The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford
Lutz Finger
Director Data Science and Data Engineeering, LinkedIn
Richard Gingras
Senior Director of News and Social Products, Google
Eric Hellweg
MD Digital Strategy, Harvard Business Review
Jan Krog Henningsen
Head of Business Development at Aller Innovation, Aller Media
Kelly Leach
CEO, Piano Media
Johanna Lehmann
Director RocketX EMEA, RocketSpace
Joshua Macht
Group Publisher, Harvard Business Review
Om Malik
Founder, Gigaom Network
David Nussbaum
Chairman and CEO, F+W
Juan Señor
Partner, Innovation Media Consulting Group
Alan South
Innovation Practitioner
Philip Thomas
Chief Executive, Lions Festivals
Shane Wall
Chief Technology Officer, Hewlett-Packard
John Wilpers
Senior Director, Innovation Media Consulting (USA)

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Paid Content: "One size does not fit all" - Q&A with Kelly Leach, CEO of Piano Media

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Taking brands international: Q&A with Gary Ellis, Chief Digital Officer of Hearst Magazines International

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Who attends?

The Digital Innovators’ Summit attracts senior executives and key decision makers from magazine and digital media groups from around the world.  Attendees include CEOs, Managing Directors, Publishers, Editors as well as executives from Business Development, Interactive, Marketing and Sales. Here are just a few of the companies that have had attendees at DIS.

Don't miss out.  Join us!

21 - 24 March 2015 (main Summit 23-24 March)
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Französische Straße 33a-c
10117 Berlin


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