79 speakers now confirmed for the FIPP World Congress

The FIPP World Congress takes place from 13-15 October 2015 in Toronto Canada

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Here are some of the speakers who have been confirmed, grouped with broad themes around which they will present.

Speakers on industry-wide and/or company transformation include:

  • Joe Ripp, Chairman and CEO, Time Inc., USA
  • Lynda Reeves, Founder, President and Publisher, H&H Media, Canada
  • Peter Kreisky, Chairman, The Kreisky Media Consultancy, USA
  • Scott Schulman, President, Rodale, USA
  • Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, Kadokawa Corporation, Japan
  • Kevin Costello, Group CEO, Haymarket Media Group, UK
  • Tom Bureau, CEO, Immediate Media Co., UK
  • Michael Finnegan, CFO & VP of corporate development, Atlantic Media, USA
  • Duncan Edwards, President and CEO, Hearst Magazines International, USA
  • Aroon Purie, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group, India
  • Frederic Kachar, CEO and Chairman, Editora Globo, Brazil
  • Pierre Lamuniére, President and Chairman, Edipresse, Switzerland
  • Gary Knell, CEO, National Geographic Society, USA
  • Juan Señor and John Wilpers, Innovation Media Consulting, UK and USA

Speakers on monetisation (advertising, paid content etc) strategies include:

  • Marcus Rich, CEO, Time Inc., UK
  • Phil Thomas, CEO, Lions Festivals (Cannes Lions), UK
  • Patrick Scissons, Chief Creative Officer, GREY, Canada
  • Doug Quenqua, Editor-in-Chief, Campaign, USA
  • Katie Vanneck-Smith, Chief Customer Officer, Dow Jones, UK
  • Alexander Klöpping, Founder, Blendle, The Netherlands
  • Nikolay Malyarov, EVP, Chief Content Officer, PressReader, Canada
  • Kris Nagel, Senior VP: worldwide field operations, Vindicia, USA
  • Zeno Pellizzari, General Manager, Mondadori International (focusing on Graziashop), Italy
  • Ellen Snijders, Founder and Brand Strategy Director, Fashionchick (Sanoma Storefronts), The Netherlands
  • Brent Bernie, President, comScore, Canada
  • Chad Phelps, Chief Digital Officer, F+W, USA

Speakers on content, multi-platform brand development and audience development include:

  • Ariel Foxman, editorial director, InStyle and StyleWatch, USA
  • Brenda Diaz De La Vega, editor-in-chief, Harper’s Bazaar, Mexico
  • Jane Johnson, executive content director, Bauer Media, UK
  • Olivier Royant, Editor-in-Chief, Paris Match, France
  • Melinda Lee, VP: Digital Content and Audience Development, Hearst Magazines International, USA
  • Frances Evans, Director International Licensing and Advertising, Burda International, Germany
  • Mike Lovell, Meredith Investor Relations/International, Meredith Corporation (focusing on Allrecipes), USA
  • James Oseland, editor-in-chief, Organic Life (Rodale), USA (print focus)
  • Joyce Nieuwenhuijs, brand director, Flow magazine (Sanoma), The Netherlands (print focus)
  • Jokke Nurminen, Global Head of Sales, Engage Media at CINT, Sweden
  • Lena Yang, CEO, Hearst Magazines International, China
  • Matt Blackett, Publisher and Co-founder, Spacing, Canada

Speakers on internationalisation strategies include:

  • Julie Hansen, President, Business Insider, USA
  • Hans Hamer, Publishing Director, Axel Springer Automotive titles, Germany
  • David Woodley, Managing Director, Time Out International, UK
  • John Harris, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Politico, USA
  • Koda Wang, Chief Operating Officer, The Huffington Post, USA
  • Anne Kofol Hogarty, VP of International Business, BuzzFeed, USA

Speakers on B2B media include:

  • Michael Friedenberg, CEO of Worldwide IDG Communications, USA
  • Yuko Tanaka, Business development manager, Nikkei International, Japan
  • Marcelo Burman, President and CEO, Grupo Cerca, Costa Rica
  • Natasha Christie-Miller, CEO, EMAP, UK
  • Mike Fredericks, CEO, Annex Business Media, Canada
  • Jim Glionna, CEO, Newcom, Canada

Speakers on mobile, social and video (incl. distributed content strategies) include:

  • Declan Moore, Chief Media Officer, National Geographic Society, USA
  • Kevin Delaney, Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder, Quartz, USA
  • Gerrit Klein, CEO, Ebner Media Group, USA
  • Scott Button, Founder and CEO, Unruly, UK
  • Nick Bogaty, Head of Digital Publishing, Adobe, USA
  • Ash Barhamand, Photography Director, Women’s Wear Daily, USA
  • Kelly Conlin, President, Zinio, USA
  • Wei Nie, WeChat, Tencent, China 
  • Jacob Weisberg, Chairman, The Slate Group (slate.com), USA
  • Richard Bloom, VP of Video on Demand and Partnerships, Vimeo, USA
  • David Lerman, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Say Media, USA

We hope to see you at the FIPP World Congress in Toronto, Canada, from 13-15 October.

• Register here (if you haven’t yet).

• See the programme here

• See the companies already registered to have delegates there

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