Vivian Schiller on what’s next for platforms and the media

FIPP and VDZ’s Digital Innovators’ Summit (DIS) takes place from 18-20 March 2018 in Berlin, with the speaking programme on 19 and 20 March. Discounted pre-agenda tickets are available until 30 November, saving you €600 on final rates.


Get your discounted ticket here.


Now Editor-in-Chief at Weber Shandwick and Director of the Scott Trust (Guardian News and Media), Schiller’s distinguished career includes roles as:

  • Strategic Advisor at Vocativ
  • Head of News at Twitter
  • Senior VP and Chief Digital Officer at NBC News
  • President and CEO at NPR
  • Senior VP/General Manager at The New York Times
  • Senior VP/General Manager at Discovery Times Channel
  • Executive VP at CNN Productions
  • VP and General Manager at Turner 


DIS logo ()


Schiller joins other speakers so far confirmed for DIS2018 such as: 

  • Troy Young, Global President, Hearst Digital Media, USA
  • Gary Liu, CEO, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
  • Helje Solbert, CEO and Editor, VGTV, Schibsted, Norway
  • Keith Hernandez, SVP Strategy, Bleacher Report, USA
  • Louise Roug, International Director, HuffPost, UK
  • Donata Hopfen, CEO, Verimi, Germany
  • Breton Fischetti, Senior Director: Insider Picks, Business Insider, USA
  • Hannah Ray, Head of Visual Storytelling and Social Strategy, Condé Nast International, UK
  • Jenny Woods, Social Media Research Lead, BBC, UK
  • Kerstin Schiefelbein, CEO, Visual Statements, Germany
  • Lucy Rohr, Snapchat editor and multi-media editor, The Economist, USA
  • Maureen Hoch, Editor,, USA
  • Mark Stencel, Co-director: The Reporter’s Lab, Duke University, USA
  • Pauli Aalto-SetäläAller Media, Finland
  • Matt Egan, Editorial Director UK and USA, IDG, UK/USA
  • Molly Miller, Chief Content Officer, ALM Media, USA
  • Kevin Turpin, President, National Journal, Atlantic Media, USA
  • Bernhard Glock, SVP, MediaLink, USA
  • Will McInnes, Chief Marketing Officer, Brandwatch, UK
  • Hilmar Mulder, Chief Editor, Libelle, Sanoma, The Netherlands
  • Sara Wilkins, Digital Editor,, Denmark

Sign up today to some 600 media colleagues from more than 30 countries at DIS2018. Our pre-agenda rate is available until 30 November, offering savings of €600 on final rates.


Sign up now to save


For more on DIS visit


Berlin pano ()


We hope to see you in Berlin in March!

More like this

Bauer Media’s Lucie Cave on Heat’s innovative Facebook Live experiments

Five ways Evening Standard and Independent are re-inventing advertising

Confirmed: Troy Young, global president, Hearst Digital Media at DIS 2018

Do publishers and platforms really need one another?

Meet the CEO transforming Alibaba-owned South China Morning Post

How Egmont is reaping rewards from creating

Your first step to joining FIPP's global community of media leaders

Sign up to FIPP World x