Speakers | Digital Media LATAM 2017

Digital Media LATAM 2017

14 Nov 2017 hasta 16 Nov 2017
Buenos Aires

Speakers | Digital Media LATAM 2017



This year's confirmed speakers include:

Global Head of Customer Experience, Reuters, USA

Haris is the Global Head of Product Customer Experience for Reuters News Agency based in New York. Haris joined Reuters in 2013 as a Media Product Manager and has served in various product roles ranging from managing Health and Entertainment content in addition to various news agency platforms. Prior to joining Reuters, Haris spent 5+ years with The New York Times in different capacities working across both the print and digital business units.

Director, Disney Interactive, The Walt Disney Company Latin America

Marcos Amadeo is Director, Disney Interactive for the The Walt Disney Company Latin America in charge of development and operations of all interactive vertical platforms, whether it is games, apps or websites. His responsability includes the managment of teams, tools and proceess to enable platforms that expand the reach of Disney stories and create unforgettable interactive moments. 

He has been a part of Disney since 2009 but his experience expands over 20 years as an entrepreneur, producer, and a journalist. He holds a BA from Universidad Austral and Masters Degree in Entertainment and Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA.

Associate Consultant, WAN-IFRA, Mexico

Ezequiel Arbusti is a specialist in online audience development, digital content creation and planning for websites and Social Media for media and brands. He is a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Content Management System (CMS) consultant, with a focus on entertainment. He has helped various digital mediums, such as TKM and Terra, to grow their operations in Latin America. Arbusti holds a degree in Industrial Engineering, a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's Degree in Corporate Finance. He currently works as a consultant and speaker on Digital Media topics.

Managing Director Accenture Interactive HSA, Argentina

Arslanian has more than 20 years of experience in the advertising industry and has worked in leading agencies such as JWT, McCann and Ogilvy, where he held the position of General Manager for Argentina. Prior, he worked as Managing Director of OgilvyOne, the group's digital agency. He has led several award-wining campaigns that have been acclaimed in prestigious national and international festivals, such as Cannes Lions, Clio, Effies and DIENTE (Círculo de Creativos Argentinos) among others. He has also been part of the jury at Young Lions, DIENTE and Effies. Since 2015 he serves as a member of Executive Committee of INTERACT (Argentine Union of Digital Agencies).

In his current post at Accenture Interactive, Ezequiel leads the Digital
Marketing Advisory team and he is in charge of developing and positioning the brand in the local market. The Digital Marketing Advisory team is composed by: Alejandro Gowland, Santiago Greco, Romina Rodríguez and Martín Andrés.

Chief Data Scientist, Editorial Prensa Iberica, Spain

Matías de la Barra is Chief Data Scientist at PRENSA IBÉRICA, where he oversees the Big Data department. Big Data is the unit in charge of providing in-depth corporate data in close collaboration with other departments such as publishing, advertising, commercial and business. Its main objective is to enhance business performance and spur innovation by the means of avant-garde technology, strategic thinking and decision making processes based on data.

The department core activities are divided in three main areas: profiling and segmentation, advertising  innovation/content recommendations and outsourcing corporate optimization models.

Matías began his career as an engineer in 2000, working as an industrial engineer for nine years. During his professional career he came to realize that data analysis, mathematical models and the Internet would provide vast source of information and opportunities at all levels, which led him to undertake a Masters Degree in Data Analysis Engineering, Optimization and Decision Making at the Maths and Stats Department of the Polytechnic University in Valencia (Spain).

CCO & Founder, Cultura Colectiva, México

Adolfo Cano has a B.A. in Marketing and is one of the founding partners of a project that started as a website to later become an international technology and entertainment development company: Cultura Colectiva. As a young visionary, he gave life to one of the most important digital media project for his generation through the creation of quality content for millions of readers. He has left his mark in a new international cultural industry that grows exponentially. Currently he manages the business development area of the company.

One of the keys elements of the development of Cultura Colectiva has been the ability to analyse the market, meet the needs of the hypermedia user and finding inspiration in creativity and change. The motto of Cultura Colectiva is to Create, Innovate and Entertain, since all of these are elements necessary to build a true cultural industry. With more than 21 million followers this digital media is considered the best valued digital native project in Mexico.

President, Frame ONE Strategies, USA

Selymar Colón is an award-winning journalist and president of Frame ONE Strategies. An organization that designs and implements sustainable multimedia digital strategies for news organizations with a focus on community-based storytelling that represents the multicultural audience with a multiplatform and multiformat approach. Colón spent the 2020 academic year as a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Before her fellowship, she served as editor-in-chief of digital news at Univision, where she built a team of multimedia journalists and drove the network’s digital integration. A digital pioneer, Colón championed the use of social media in the newsroom and created the first team of multimedia news producers to incorporate digital-only videos into the company’s news strategy.   

Her honors include Emmy Awards, a Gabo Award for Best Image, and an Edward R. Murrow Award. She also led her team to win several National Press Photographers Association awards and a World Press Photo for best Digital Video, among others.

Vice President, Product, The New York Times, USA

Ben Cotton has worked as Vice President, Product at The New York Times since August 2019. In his role, he manages a group responsible for building new product features to increase reader engagement. He has been at The Times since 2014, previously leading teams in charge of Retention & Customer Experience and Product Marketing, after starting as a member of the Corporate Strategy group. Prior to The Times, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He graduated from Columbia, and is on the board of trustees of the Columbia Spectator. 

CCO Arena Sport / Time for Digital, Argentina

Marcos Christensen,  is Co-Founder & CCO Arena Sport / Metroarena. He currently is focused on helping Advertisers and Media Companies thrive in their process of Digital Transformation, Monetization and Audience strategies. Previously, he worked at Comscore as the South Cone Vice President. 

With more than 15 years of experience in the advertising industry, Marcos  has worked in leading companies as Carat, Ybrant Digtial and Fox Sports where he held the position of Latam Head of Sales. Prior to that, he worked as Latam Pre Sales and Biz Development at Ybrant Digital (Lycos) which represented media partners such as MSFT Advertising, Hotmail, Facebook, Fotolog and Ciudad.com. Also worked as Commercial Coordinator in local leading radio station Rock&Pop and Metro951. He started his career in Carat as media assistant and planner.

Branded content strategist, USA

Melanie Deziel

Melanie Deziel is an award-winning branded-content strategist, consultant, and speaker who travels the world educating marketing, sales, and editorial teams on branded-content best practices.

Deziel started The Overlap League native ad newsletter, writes the New Media Navigator column for Inc, teaches social media for Syracuse University’s online Master’s program, and is on the board of the Native Advertising Institute. She is the former director of creative strategy for Time Inc. and was the first editor of branded content at The New York Times, where she wrote the sponsored content pieces that won the 2014 and 2015 Best Native Advertising Execution OMMA Award, including the acclaimed “Women Inmates” piece for Netflix.


Head of Audience Development, Clarín, Argentina

Chief Marketing Officer, Protecmedia

Juan Eloy Martín began his professional career more than 35 years ago participating in the digital transition in newspapers and media of Spain and Portugal. It has, in this sense, a vast experience on the evolution and changes that the sector has experienced.
In recent years he has specialized in digital marketing, developing inbound techniques to achieve the objectives of the marketing plan.
He is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Protecmedia, S.A.

Digital Commercial Manager, Grupo América / Radio La Red, Argentina

CEO, Bitbol.la, Argentina

Julián is the director of content and social media strategy of the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri. He's also the Director of Bitbol, social media consultant for La Nación , creative director of the Mendoza Post, consultant of Bodegas Nieto Senetiner, columnist for La Nación and member of the National Journalism Academy of Argentina.

CEO and Founder of García Media, USA

Dr Mario Garcia is CEO and Founder of Garcia Media, a global consulting firm. 

He is also the Senior Adviser for News Design/Adjunct Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, which he joined in 2013 as the Hearst Digital Media Professor in Residence.

He is known worldwide as one of the premiere media designers, having completed over  700 projects in 120 countries, including TheThe Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Paris Match (France) , South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), New Straits Times (Malaysia),  Aftenposten (Norway), The Philadelphia Inquirer, Die Zeit and Handelsblatt (Germany), all the McClatchy newspapers in the US, eight Postmedia newspapers in Canada, Goteborgs Posten( Sweden), Il Secolo XIX (Italy), The Citizen (South Africa). His current projects include Tagesspiegel (Berlin), Kurier (Vienna) and NOZ Digital group (Hamburg).

Currently, Dr. Garcia devotes most of his consulting and workshops to help organizations with transformation to a mobile-first approach, including training for how to write/edit/design for the smallest platform - that of the smartphone - where a large percentage of users get their information.

His mobile storytelling digital book, The Story, was published in late 2019 in a trilogy covering Transformation, Storytelling and Design.

Mario founded the Graphics & Design program at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, where he serves as a member of the Poynter Foundation. He has been involved with the Institute's EyeTrack studies since the 1980s, including the most recent EyeTrack for the Tablet in 2012.

His academic career includes full professor at both Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications and the University of South Florida's Department of Mass Communications. He is the author of 13 books, including his first digital publication, Storytelling in the Age of the iPad.

Mario has received over 300 SND Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award. People Magazine selected Mario among the 100 Most Influential Hispanics. The University of Missouri awarded Mario its Medal of Honor in Journalism.

Operations General Manager, Protecmedia LATAM

José Jorge Gómez has a long professional career in the sector, with 30 years dedicated to the media. In the last decade he has participated in the direction and execution of numerous digital editorial projects in newsrooms throughout Latin America. The accumulated experience with clients of very varied idiosyncrasy make him one of the greatest experts in the detection of those "little things" that are necessary to ensure that a digital migration achieves its objectives. This graduate in Chemical Sciences is Galician by birth, Argentinian of heart and Chilean of adoption. He is currently General Manager of Operations of Protecmedia Latam.

CEO, RedMas Audio.ad / Smarty Content Americas, Argentina

Professor and Director, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, USA

Jeff Jarvis is professor and director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is the author of “Geeks Bearing Gifts: Imagining New Futures for News,” "Public Parts," "What Would Google Do?", and the ebook "Gutenberg the Geek." He is also cohost of the podcast "This Week in Google."

Jarvis was president of Advance.net, the online arm of Advance Publications; creator of Entertainment Weekly; TV critic of TV Guide and People; Sunday editor and associate publisher of the New York Daily News; a columnist on the San Francisco Examiner; and an editor on the Chicago Tribune. He blogs at Buzzmachine.com.

Chief Customer Officer, Clarín, Argentina

Javier Kraviez is Chief Customer Officer at Clarín where he leads the areas of print and digital subscriptions, Big Data & Analytics, Customer Relationship Management and Benefits Program 365. With more than 15 years of experience in the media industry, he previously worked as Clarín's Marketing Director, responsible for the publisher's cross-platform business, with special emphasis on the company's branding strategies and the development of new products and audiences.

He is an Industrial Engineer graduated from the Technological Institute of Buenos Aires (ITBA), with an MBA at Torcuato Di Tella University and began his professional career in the financial market at the United States.

Director of Digital Businesses, Google News Lab South America, Argentina

Juan Manuel Lucero coordinates the Google News Lab for South America. He is a consultant in Digital Marketing Strategy, Digital Communication and Strategy in Social Networks. He hosted and directed the television program "Negocios Digitales". He is a columnist for TV and radio technology. He works with organizations and companies in Latin America and Spain helping them to rethink about their digital strategy, connect their on / off channels, assemble digital action plans and train CEOs, managers and operational teams to improve the positioning and visibility of their online actions. He developed the concept of "Digital Philosophy", which allows companies to implement an innovative work methodology for teams that also multiplies the profitability of their digital business.

Entrepreneur in business linked to technology and digital communication. He leaded the Diploma in Digital Marketing at Blas Pascal University (Argentina) from 2008 to 2016. From 2002 to 2011 he directed the digital marketing agency INNOVA. He has given conferences in Argentina, Spain, Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica. In 2012 he was recognized as "Best co-founder" at The Next Web Latin American Awards. He obtained the Google Argentina Scholarship / Pompeu Fabra University (2011) and the Fundación Carolina scholarship for the Complutense University of Madrid (2013). He is part of the founding team, manager and organizer of TEDxCórdoba and mentor of Argentine accelerators and incubators.

Digital Media Consultant, Argentina

Hernán began his digital career in HAM RADIO, an offline internet service provider. In 1999 he entered Compaq LA in order to build and implement the E-Business in Latin America. Afterwards, he worked in Collectivemind Inc. as the Vice President of Business Development for the region and the hispanic market in the USA.

In 2001 he founded ‘Technology for Solutions’, a project that focuses in Content Management System (CMS) for digital media. Participating in more than 50 projects of the segment, he currently serves as CEO, Product Director and media consultant in the region. Hernán Marsili has a degree in Applied Psychology specializing in Marketing. He graduated from the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires.

Digital Content Manager, La Nación, Argentina

With more than 20 years of experience in the media industry, Ernesto is currently responsible for the digital content strategy of LA NACIÓN, where he also led the recent launch of LN+, a television channel. Previously, he was Marketing & Business Manager for all platforms and Newsroom Secretary for the Entertainment and Society sections in the same newspaper. For five years, he served as Editorial Director of Rolling Stone magazine for South America. He began his career as an Editor in the youth supplement of the newspaper Clarín.

Editorial Director, Gazeta do Povo, Brazil

Leonardo Mendes Júnior is the editorial director at Gazeta do Povo, the most traditional and influential newspaper from Paraná state, in Brazil, with more than 6 Million readers by month. He leads the digital transition of the outlet, which shut down the daily print edition and is with complete focus in a mobile first and subscription first product.

He is journalist graduated from Paraná Catholic University and a Master in Communication Management from ISE. Previously, he worked with sports on radios LBV, Clube, CBN e 98 and was editor-in-chief on the Brazilian ESPN the Magazine. He wrote the Politically Incorrect Guide Football, in partnership with Jones Rossi. At Gazeta do Povo, he worked as reporter, editor, blogger, columnist and executive editor before became editorial director.

Manager, IT Technology Research Department, Grupo Expansión México, Mexico

Israel graduated with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Computing from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he was a professor of advanced programming workshops.

He began his professional career in print media, in outlets such as the El Economista newspaper , Diario Reporte Indigo and Imagen de Zacatecas newspaper. He was also an international consultant for HOLA Puerto Rico magazine, La Estrella newspaper in Panama, among others.

He currently works in the area of ​​IT Technologies Research in Grupo Expansión, where he is involved in the creation and implementation of editorial processes in the newsrooms. His training and technological vision has allowed him to develop solutions and integral applications that facilitate workflows as well as the management of digital content.

Editorial & Digital Director, National Geographic España, Spain

Ismael is the Digital and Editorial Director of National Geographic España magazine, part of the Grupo RBA. He is the author of the book "The Reinvention of the New York Times" and editor of the weekly newsletter Tendenci@s on the latest digital media trends. Ismael Nafría is a journalist, writer, editor, consultant and speaker specialized in digital media. He was journalist in residence at The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at University of Texas at Austin for the 2016-2017 during which he wrote his book on the NYTimes, his fourth. He was the Digital Innovation and Content Director (2011-2016) at Grupo Godo and deputy editor at Prisacom, the Internet company of Grupo PRISA (2005-2008) . He has led several consultancy projects for media companies worldwide and is the author of three other books on journalism and digital media. He's also a jury member for many of WAN-IFRA's Digital Media Awards worldwide.

Audience Editor, Clarín, Argentina

Product Marketing Lead, Facebook, USA

Kate leads product marketing across Facebook’s portfolio of media monetization products across news and video, including products like Branded Content, ads in Instant Articles, and more recently our tests with Ad Breaks.  She works closely with partners and product teams to shape product roadmaps and bring products to market that help our content partners grow their businesses on Facebook.  Previously, Kate held roles at Facebook in Emerging Business strategy as well as Sales Operations for emerging markets. Prior to joining Facebook, Kate was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, leading teams to serve clients across media, tech and retail/ consumer packaged goods industries.

Principal Director, Accenture Research, United Kingdom

Armen Ovanessoff is Principal Director at Accenture Research. His focus is on global economic and business trends and he leads the firm’s research activities in Latin America. 

Armen's opinions and research insights are regularly featured in economics and business journals and publications. His consulting has supported the development of international business strategies and operating models for Accenture and its multinational clients across industries. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at events on issues related to competitiveness and growth, with a regular presence in the media. His recent research topics include artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, productivity, collaborative innovation and economic nationalism.

Formally based in London, Armen established Accenture’s research bureau in India which he ran from New Delhi; he also helped build the bureau in China and is currently living in Latin America, having set up the bureau in São Paulo, Brazil. His research often involves collaboration with academics and business practitioners around the world.

Armen also helps manage Accenture's strategic partnership with the World Economic Forum, representing Accenture's point of view on global issues among leaders from business, policy and society. This covers a wide range of topics, including global trends in consumption, the digital economy, sustainable growth and innovation.

This covers a wide range of topics, including global trends in consumption, the digital economy,
sustainable growth and innovation.

Head of Editorial, Schibsted Media, Norway

Torry Pedersen is Head of Editorial and a member of Schibsted Media's top management team. He was previously the CEO/Editor in Chief of Verdens Gang AS, Norway’s most read news-site/newspaper. He began his career as a journalist in Fredrikstad Blad 1981, and has more than 35 years of experience in journalism and publishing.

Pedersen has been Managing Editor in VG, Editor in Chief/Publisher in VG Multimedia AS, CEO of Verdens Gang AS and from 2011, both CEO and Editor in Chief of Verdens Gang AS. 

He was educated at the Norwegian School of Management (formerly the Bedriftsøkonomisk Institutt), Oslo 1979 and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He has been awarded the "Chief Editor of the Year Award" in Norway, and during his time as Editor in Chief and CEO, Verdens Gang won several prizes.

VGs is among the most profitable news organisations in Europe and its news-sites on desktop, mobile, tablet and paper, have nearly 2.4 million daily readers.

New Media Adviser and Content Marketing Consultant, Ecuador

Nicolás has more than fifteen years of experience in developing new media. For a decade he led the digital strategy of  El Universo de Ecuador media group. Today he advises media companies in digital development and strategy for their audiences.


Peyrègne took up duties as Chief Executive Officer of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) on 1 October 2012. Prior to joining WAN-IFRA, since the end of 2008 he worked in the office of the French minister of Culture and Communication where he was responsible for newspapers and new media as well as the “états généraux de la presse écrite,” the French government’s response to the economic difficulties facing the newspaper industry. From 2004 to 2008 he was head of development at Edipresse Publications SA in Lausanne, with responsibility for reader studies and marketing research.

Google News Lab Leader for Brazil, Google, Brazil

Marco Túlio Pires is the Google News Lab Lead for Brazil. He studied Electrical Engineering and Journalism in Brazil, and Computer Science and Business in the US. He worked as News Program Coordinator for Globo TV, and as Science News Reporter for VEJA, Brazil's biggest weekly publication. In the State Government of São Paulo, he was the Transparency, Technology and Innovation adviser to the Secretary of Social Development. He's the founder of Journalism++ São Paulo, the first data journalism agency in Brazil. He also launched School of Data in the country and became the Global Manager of the program overseeing its network in 14 countries.

Publisher, El Mostrador, Chile

Max Raide studied law at the Los Andes University. He has been a columnist and journalist collaborator of the newspaper La Segunda, El Mercurio (Economy and Business), of the Capital Magazine, Poder Magazine,  El Mostrador Newspaper and Americas Q Magazine (New York).

He was elected in 2006 by Caras Ego Magazine(Televisa) as the Entrepreneur or the year, in 2007 Capital Magazine made him a Profile as one of the young leaders  with more projection in Chile, and 2009 was awarded by the Investigation Police for their Leadership and Entrepreneurship. He has been a permanent guest since 2008 at theASCOA Conference in New York (United Nations) and Washington (White House) by the Council of the Americas which chairs David Rockefeller and Susan Segal.

In 2006, founded Jóvenes Líderes, in partnership with Economy and Business (El Mercurio) with the objective of motivating young university students and secondary students to participate in public, social and entrepreneurial programs, regardless of their social, political and religious condition. Being one of the first institutions to raise the problems of high indebtedness of young people, the poor quality of social housing, among other issues, in public opinion. More than 20 thousand young people have participated actively in all Chile.

 He was invited by Agustín Edwards, President of El Mercurio to be Director from 2010 to 2013 of Corporation Mañana, focused on reinserting in the companies people with addiction to drugs and alcohol, and who have managed to be rehabilitated.

In 2008 founded with his brothers Domingo and Juan Pablo, the company Leadership Group focused on the gastronomic area (Coffe shop Meetpoint and Restaurant Las Cujas), in the cultural area promoting emerging artists (Arts & Flavors) and in the social area through events for entrepreneurs and young executives looking to generate networking (Tardes & Noches). In total, 45 people work daily in this company and more than 100 thousand people have participated in all these instances.

 The Leadership Forum was founded in 2014 as an instance of meeting among the different sectors of society. They are held every month along with representatives from the public, business, cultural and educational world, and media.

Since 2015, He was invited by Federico Joannon, Founder of El Mostrador to be the first “Publisher” of the newspaper El Mostrador,  consolidating it as an independent and 100% digital medium, with more than 3.0 million monthly readers, more than 1.5 followers en social network,  partnership with Financial Times, Bloomberg, BBC, and annual commercial growth of 75% (2016).

Chief Product and Customer Officer, PRISA News, Spain

Noemí Ramírez is Chief Digital Officer at PRISA News (El País, As, among others) where she leads the Product, Analytics and Audience Development areas, accordingly to the business' strategy, objectives and digital transformation process. Previously, She was Product Director at PRISA Innovation, chief editor at El Mundo and worked at Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), the largest investigative journalism association in the US. She has a Master in Journalism from Missouri University, thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship. She is an habitual speaker at several digital media trends fora.

Co-Founder and Director of Business and Strategic Development, Nexo, Brazil

Renata Rizzi is cofounder and director of Strategy & Business at Nexo, Brazil’s most successful digital news startup. Based in São Paulo, Nexo captures a national audience with its effective, engagingly rich content that offers the kind of context that informs and ultimately impacts the national debate. Less than 2 years in existence, Nexo has been earning international recognition. At the 2017 Online Journalism Awards, part of the Online News Association, Nexo won the top prize in the category of general excellence in online journalism. Rizzi holds a BA degree in Engineering and a PhD degree in Economics, both from Universidade de São Paulo. Previously, she  worked in investment banking for Citibank and Morgan Stanley and developed academic research in the field of political economy.

Strategic Partnership Manager, Marfeel, Spain

Product Manager for strategic partnerships, Google News Lab, Brazil

Barbara Salvoni Sarti has worked at Google since 2012 and is currently Product Manager for strategic partnerships. Formed in social communication by FAAP.

CEO, El Economista, Mexico

Community Editor, The Economist, UK

Adnan Sarwar is the Community Editor for The Economist. He manages a team of writers and producers to serve social media channels with the newspaper's words, charts, images, films and audio.

The Economist has a global digital audience of over 50 million people and this is served daily across all time zones. The Economist has made a significant and long term commitment to social media and Adnan has been with the team since its inception.

Previously he was a freelance writer for the Financial Times after winning the Financial Times Essay Prize in 2013 for an essay about his time in the British military. After leaving the army, where he had served in the Iraq War, Adnan worked for the BBC and ITV in production. Most recently he presented Dangerous Borders, where he travelled the whole of Pakistan to show the country 70 years after its partition from India.

Secretary of Public Media, Argentina

Jorge Luis Sigal is a journalist and editor. He was designated by President Mauricio as Secretary of Public Media on December of 2015. He's in charge of Radio Televisión Argentina and Télam SE, the national state news agency.

Born in the city of San Juan, Argentina, on August 5, 1953, Sigal was editor in several national media outlets, editor-in-chief of weeklies Somos and Gente (Editorial Atlántida) and Sunday editor of newspaper Página 12; he participated in the foundation - as editor-in-chief - of the newspaper Perfil in 1998 and was editor-in-chief of weekly magazine 3 Puntos until 2003. He also served as columnist for the newspaper Crítica, collaborated in the Focus and Opinion sections of La Nación newspaper, in the cultural weekly newspaper ADN and in Noticias magazine. Until March 2013 he was director of the publishing house Capital Intellectual SA.

Previous to his current role in Macri's governmnet, he was a political analyst in Radio Continental, one of the most popular radio programs in Argentina. He was also a political analyst at newspaper Perfil and was part of the Executive Commission of the Club Político Argentino, a civil association composed of prestigious Argentina intellectuals and politicians.

Innovation Editor, Correio*, Brazil

Juan Torres is a (data) journalist. Works as Innovation Editor at Correio* (Salvador, Brazil) and also as project manager at School of Data in Brazil, giving trainings on data journalism around Brazil. In 2016, was an ICFJ fellow for the Digital Path for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Latin America program and worked at The Texas Tribune. Some of his works have been recognized in several awards, such as Latam Digital Media Awards (2015, 2016 and 2017), INMA Global Media Awards (2016 and 2017), Vladimir Herzog for Amnesty and Human Rights (2016), Tim Lopes for Investigative Journalism (2015), Data Journalism Awards (2012), Kurt Schork Awards (2012) and Esso Awards (2011). Has also worked at Marca (Spain), Globoesporte.com (Rio de Janeiro), Extra (Rio de Janeiro), EFE agency (Rio de Janeiro), and Pan-American Games (Rio de Janeiro).

Research Director, First Draft News, USA

Claire Wardle works for First Draft News, a non-profit dedicated to finding solutions to the challenges associated with trust and truth in the digital age. She was previously the Research Director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, was the Senior Social Media Strategist at the UN Refugee Agency and Director of News Services for Storyful. She is one of the world’s experts on user-generated content, and has led two substantial research projects investigating how it is handled by news organizations. She also sits on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Information and Entertainment.

Digital Director, Accenture Argentina

Digital Media LATAM 2017