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Patrice Schneider

Patrice Schneider

Chief Strategy Officer, Media Development Investment Fund, Switzerland

Patrice Schneider started his publishing career as a journalist reporting from conflicts in Central Asia in the 1980s. Following a 20 yearscareer in publishing (Time Warner Group, Lagard√®re Active) and working for the World Economic Forum, he became the Chief Strategy Officer for the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) which mobilizes impact capital to invest in independent media around the world. Since 1996, MDIF has provided more than $231 million in affordable financing in more 113 independent media businesses across 42countries.