GE joins stellar line-up of speakers for DIS 2016

Discounted, pre-agenda bookings for the DIS ends soon. To secure your place, saving at least €800 on final rates, book now.

In his role at GE, Sam plays a central role in taking the brand onto new platforms, introducing the brand to and engaging new audiences through innovative own projects and partnerships. 

With digital media evolving at an incredible pace and new platforms, content strategies and business models emerging all the time, the DIS is designed to help you keep up to speed with the latest changes, innovations and trends. Aside from Olstein, other speakers already confirmed for DIS 2016 include:

Alina Hückelkamp, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Razorfish, Germany

Andria Vidler, CEO, Centaur Media, UK

Ben Barokas, Founder and CEO, SourcePoint, USA

Ben Kreimer, Journalism Technologist and Beta Fellow at BuzzFeed’s Open Lab Fellowship, USA

Colin Bodell, Executive VP and Chief Technology Officer, Time Inc., USA

Duncan Edwards, President and CEO, Hearst Magazines International, USA

Jake Batsell, Assistant Professor of Digital Journalism at Southern Methodist University and former Texas Tribune fellow, USA

James Allen, VP of Communications and Strategy, Mic., USA

Jan-Eric Peters, CPO upday, Axel Springer SE, Germany

Jay Stevens, GM International, Rubicon Project, UK

John Wilpers, Senior Director, Innovation Media Consulting, USA

Juan Señor, Partner, Innovation Media Consulting, UK

Julian Artopé, Director, Ringier Africa, Kenya

Kate Ward, VP International, Refinery 29, UK

Kaylee King-Balentine, Director of T Brand Studio International, The New York Times, UK

Lucy Küng, Author and Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, Switzerland

Mark Cripps, EVP Digital and Brands, The Economist, UK

Martin Weiss, Managing Director Digital Brands International, Burda, Germany

Oliver Blecken, Chief Operating Officer, MediaCom, Germany

Olivier Royant, Editor in Chief, Paris Match, France

Pierre-François Marteau, SVP of Strategy, Governance and Growth, Schibsted Classified Media, Germany

Ralf Kaumanns, Advisor – Digital Business, Growth & Competition, Independent Advisor, Germany

Redg Snodgrass, CEO at ReadWrite and Co-Founder & CEO at Wearable World, USA

Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA

Tim Pool, Director of Media Innovation, Fusion, USA

Several more speakers will be announced in due course.

Remember our pre-agenda offer, with savings of at least €800 on final delegate rates, ends soon. Register now to take advantage of this offer.

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We hope to see you there.

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