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Caren Siebold

Caren Siebold

Head of Portals & Marketplaces, Dpa (Deutsch Press Agency), Germany

Caren Siebold is Head of Platforms and Portals at dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur. Furthermore, she is a member of the executive board of mecom, a dpa subsidiary. Until 2015 she worked in the field of Business Development at the dpa subsidiary News Aktuell. (News Aktuell provides companies with effective access to media and consumers.)

Having worked in PR and the media business for many years, she has extensive experience in both fields.

Currently she is implementing the "dpa-connect" strategy at dpa which is supposed to transform the agency into a platform company. The strategy aims to bring the agency and publishers in Germany together more closely, creating additional value for the media companies. In this context she manages dpa's developer campus, which builds software solutions and applications supporting the tight interplay of customer needs and agency performance.

Caren Siebold studied in Hamburg and holds a Master's degree in German and English literature.

dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur - German Press Agency is a German news agency founded in 1949. Based in Hamburg, it has grown to be a major worldwide operation serving print media, radio, television, online, mobile, and national news agencies. Its news coverage with text, photos, videos, and graphics is available in German, English, Spanish, and Arabic.

mecom Medien-Communikations-Gesellschaft – mecom is owned by dpa, AFP, KNA, epd and dpa-AFX and specializes on protected networks and data logistics for news agencies and official authorities.