Referenten | World Publishing Expo 2016

World Publishing Expo 2016

10 Oct 2016 bis 12 Oct 2016
Wien
Österreich

Der jährliche Treffpunkt der Nachrichtenbranche

Referenten | World Publishing Expo 2016

Referenten

Die folgenden Medienexperten werden u.a. auf den beiden Konferenzen Digital Media World 2016 und Print World 2016 unser Programm bereichern (klicken Sie die Konferenzen, um zum jeweilige Programm zu gelangen).

Referenten

General Manager, CSQ – Centro Stampa Quotidiani, Italy

Dario De Cian graduated in 1990 in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.

From 1991 to 1996 he worked as Project Manager in a company belonging to the Mannesmann group, supplier of control systems for power and desalination plants.

He started working in the newspaper industry in 1997 as Sales Manager for the Italian market of Muller Martini. Since September 2000 he is working at Centro Stampa Quotidiani where he served initially as Products Development Manager, since September 2001, maintaining the commercial responsibility, he is also appointed Technical Director and from  July 2009 he is the General Manager of the company.

Media Consultant, Denmark

Steffen Damborg (MBA) is a digital transformation specialist with over 10 years of experience in all aspects of running an online business in the media industry. He is a former Digital Director and Chief Development Officer at the leading Danish Publisher, JP/Politikens Hus, and is currently focusing on Digital Transformation for global media organisations accrued from his knowledge of working extensively in the European market.

PR and Business Development, Al-Jazirah Corporation for Press, Printing, and Publishing, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ms. Abdalla is one of Al-Jazirah’s Brand Ambassadors for its creative printing solutions, which is described as "the passionate next-level in storytelling, inspiring the newspaper's print industry, at the same time bridging and creating harmony between the print and electronic media in the digital age.
Ms. Abdalla is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with an MA in Mass Communications and a BA in Radio & Television.

Former Technical & Production Director, The Times of India, India

 Sanat Hazra studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, earning BS in Photographic Science & Engineering, MS in Printing Technology and attended Tuck College at Dartmouth University studying Corporate Leadership Program. Before joining the Times of India as Technical and Production Director in 2008, Sanat worked at the New York Daily News as VP of Production. Sanat dedicated 14 years with the New York Times prior to joining the New York Daily News. As Executive Director of Production at the New York Times, Sanat was responsible for transforming the company's two printing plants into state of the art operations, optimising the entire supply chain of the newspaper, implementing Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma process and Winning many International Newspaper Color Quality Club awards.   Prior to the NYT, he worked for the Crosfield Electronics as Senior Material Science Engineer. At Crosfield Electronics, he developed direct imaging thermal plate for CTP application.

Chief Operating Officer, La Presse, Canada; President, Square Victoria Digital Properties; President, Nuglif, Canada

Pierre-Elliott Levasseur is Chief Operating Officer of La Presse, Canada’s French-language news medium of record. Over the last few years, Mr. Levasseur has led the company’s digital publishing operations and the development and implementation of La Presse+, an award-winning digital edition for tablets. Mr. Levasseur is also President of Square Victoria Digital Properties, a leading investor and developer of digital businesses in Canada. In recent years, he has guided the diversification of the company’s activities through acquisitions as well as through acquiring equity interests. Since May 2015, he has also overseen Nuglif, a subsidiary of La Presse dedicated to the ongoing development of the innovative publishing platform technology behind La Presse+ and to its successful integration into clients’ technical and operational environments. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Levasseur worked for Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial Corporation, where he was Treasurer from 2001 to 2006. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Austria

Rainer Nowak is editor-in-chief and publisher of Die Presse, a daily quality newspaper of Styria Media Group. In 2013 Die Presse was voted Austria’s top journalism team of the year.

With roughly 3.000 employees, Styria is one of the leading Media Groups in Austria, Croatia and Slovenia and owns 8 daily and over 130 weekly newspapers, numerous magazine and 6 book publishers, 2 radio stations and a share of a TV broadcaster. With over 34 Mio. Unique Clients per month, more than 30 portals in a wide range of areas, number 1 ranking in numerous topics and markets, Styria Media Group is also one of the most successful digital enterprises in the marketplace. The digital-portfolio of this Graz-based media group includes top-reach players such as Austria’s largest portal willhaben.at, njuskalo.hr in Croatia and bolha.com in Slovenia. Also included are top quality news sites on the inter-/national and regional level (e.g. diepresse.com, wirtschaftsblatt.at, vecernji.hr, 24sata.hr and kleinezeitung.at) along with community services such as ichkoche.at and klokanica.hr. Styria’s digital activities range from the incubation of proprietary business models on through the acquisition of existing portals to technical product development and marketing of its own IT-units in Vienna and Zagreb. It has also been very successful in developing and marketing mobile offers and business models.

 

Head of Marketing & Communications, APA - Austria Presse Agentur, Austria

Barbara Rauchwarter is spokeswoman of the APA-group and since 2004 leads the Marketing and Communication Department. Rauchwarter has been in the organization since 1994 where she joined the editorial department before becoming the head of the Service-News area in the multimedia sector. She is member of the board of the Austrian Marketing Association (ÖMG) and guest speaker at FH Campus 02 in Graz. Furthermore, she is co-initiator of the event series “Digital Business Trends” (DBT), one of Austria’s leading networking-communities.

Managing Director, Russmedia and Editor-in-Chief, Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Austria

Gerold is heading the digital transition of Austrian-based publishing company, Russmedia’ since 2011. With an emphasis on local news and a mobile service strategy he has led the regional news portal VOL.AT (Vorarlberg Online) into the Top 5 Austrian news websites, while Vorarlberg is Austria’s second smallest province. 

Gerold is editor-in-chief of VN, the largest newspaper of Austria’s westernmost province Vorarlberg. From 1996 to 2003, Gerold worked in Munich, Germany as tech journalist, tv producer and editor in chief for the business-radio of F.A.Z., SAT.1 Bavaria/tv.münchen and crossmedia production company AME. He has successfully completed the Media Executive Leadership Program at Northwestern University/Kellogg Business School, Evanston, IL. Gerold is board member of the International News Media Association INMA and the Global Editors Network.

Board Member, Styria Media Group, Austria

Born in Graz in 1966 he studied Jurisprudence (his dissertation was on the subject of ‘Media Law') at the Karl-Franzens University Graz. During his time studying he was able to gather experiences as a journalist at various daily and weekly newspapers from 1986 onwards and was appointed to Chief Editor in 1991 at the weekly newspaper "der neue Grazer/der neue Steirer". Simultaneously he was substantially involved in the establishment of the first Grazer Stadtradios (town radio) 107, 5 (1997/98). In 2002 Klaus Schweighofer moved to Equity and Finance Management at "Styria Medien AG" and since then has been responsible, besides radio and television participation at home, above all, for the expansion of "Styria" in Slovenia and Croatia. Amongst other things, the newly founded daily newspapers "24sata" (Croatia) and "zurnal24" (Slovenia) came under his area of responsibility. With the foundation of "Styria Media International AG" 2005 he was appointed to the Board and additionally held a series of Executive and Board of Directors´ seats. On 3rd March 2008 Klaus Schweighofer was appointed to the Board at "Styria Media Group AG". He continues to belong on the Board of "Styria Media International AG". Klaus Schweighofer is married and father of two children.

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