Speakers | Digital Media Europe 2018

Digital Media Europe 2018

Speakers | Digital Media Europe 2018


These are our first confirmed speakers! We will announce more very soon

Click here to see last year´s speaker line-up! 

Editor-in-Chief, KK, KK.no and Topp, Aller Media AS, Norway

Ingeborg Heldal is the  Editor in Chief of KK, KK.no and Topp. She worked as a journalist in TV, radio and print and in digital publications for the last 14 years.

She was the Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, Side2.no and worked with many influencers. 

Ingeborg also hosts her own radioshow and podcasts. 

CEO, Tamedia, Switzerland

Christoph Tonini (CH/I/1969) has been Chief Executive Officer of Tamedia since January 2013. He joined Tamedia in April 2003 as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Board. In recent years he has headed, among others, the Services, Newspapers Switzerland, Media Switzerland and most recently the Digital & 20 Minuten Division. He was also Deputy CEO from 2007. Before joining Tamedia, Christoph Tonini held various positions for Ringier between 1998 and 2003. Ultimately, he held the position of Head of Ringier Hungary and Romania. Christoph Tonini completed an MBA at St. Gallen University from 2001 to 2003. Prior to that, he completed an apprenticeship in offset printing and studied at the Swiss Engineering School for Printing and Packaging (esig) in Lausanne from 1990 to 1993.

Managing Director of Digital News Media Germany , Axel Springer, Germany

Dr. Stephanie Caspar is Managing Director of Digital News Media Germany at Axel Springer. She is responsible for the management of Axel Springer’s digital media assets in Germany (e.g. BILD and WELT) and heads up all relating business, marketing and technology functions.

Stephanie started her professional career at McKinsey & Company. After that she held various management positions at Ebay and Immobilienscout24 before she founded an e-commerce company, Mirapodo, with the Otto Group. In May 2013 she left Mirapodo to head up the WELT Group at Axel Springer and later WeltN24 after the acquisition of N24 early in 2014.

COO & President, Some Spider, USA

Paul Smurl joined Some Spider in May 2015. The Start-Up is launching and operating multiple identity-based digital brands each anchored by relevant content, community and soon commerce. 

Smurl spent the last ten years at The New York Times in digital product development, paid content, advertising sales, strategic planning and business development roles. The latest is as general manager, core digital products, managing the performance and product evolution of core web and mobile products. 

Digital Media Europe 2018