Conference 2016 Speakers

MCMS Speakers 2016

List of confirmed speakers with bios

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Olivier Babeau, Bordeaux University

Olivier Babeau

Professor of Business Strategy, Bordeaux University

Olivier Babeau is professor of business strategy at Bordeaux University. He has published various studies on TV and movie industries, namely Le livre blanc des salles obscures: assurer la pérennité des salles dans l’intérêt de l’ensemble de la filière (2011); Télé-achat: la France doit-elle enfin acheter le concept ? (2013); Le financement du cinéma français à l’ère du numérique: nouveaux enjeux et nouvelles opportunités (2015).

In July, he will publish for the French think tank Fondapol a study on the French TV public sector.

Ina Bauer, ATV

Ina Bauer

Director of Sales, Marketing & New Media, ATV

Ina Bauer of ATV, has been working for Austria’s largest private TV station since 2004. She started her career as a journalist in California, where she lived and worked for 7 years. After returning home to Vienna she started her initial job at ATV as an editor. She then worked as the assistant to the former head of the news department and later as the assistant to the former CMO. By 2009 she was in charge of all matters related to „Alternative Income“. 2010 she was appointed head of „ Online & Diversification“, responsible for driving digital strategic change and innovation. 2011 the Special Ads department was integrated into her area of responsibilities. 2013 Ina took over the newly set up division „ Sales & New Media“, including all sales tasks. 2015 marketing was added and Ina became director of Sales, Marketing & New Media.

Ina holds a master’s degree from the University of Vienna.

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Dieter Brockmeyer, Global Media Forum

Dieter Brockmeyer

Chairman of Diplomatic Council’s Global Media Forum

Dieter Brockmeyer is Chairman of Diplomatic Council’s Global Media Forum and a senior media industry consultant and journalist. His industry insight especially compasses on the German and European entertainment and telecommunications markets. Among others he wrote hundreds of articles in renowned international industry periodicals such as The Hollywood Reporter, Varity, C21 Media and World Screen News and could be seen as media expert on TV channels including CNBC, DAF and tectime tv.

He also is author of books - including, in English, “From Connected TV to Coherent Media” published in 2012. He consults to film and TV industry players and is initiator, organiser and chairman of the euro§reg conference series, bringing together TV executives and regulators from all across Europe to discuss the future legal framework and business model of a converged TV industry!

Projects in 2015 include establishing with the European Electronic Retailing Association, ERA Europe, the mcms – multichannel money streams conference. He also consults Finnish partner establish a creative industry think tank series in Lapland.

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Richard Burrell, QVC

Richard Burrell

Bio coming soon.

Isabelle Fournier, Ventadis (M6 Group)

Isabelle Fournier

Deputy Managing Director at Ventadis (M6 Group)

Isabelle Fournier is Deputy Managing Director at Ventadis (M6 Group) After graduating from a major Business School in France, Isabelle Fournier joined Home Shopping Service/M6 group in the International Department in 1994. In 1997, she was appointed as General manager for Canada where she started and developed the groups Canadian subsidiary. In 2003, she moved to the Netherlands to launch and develop HSS Infomercial activities on the RTL group Channels. Back in France since 2009, Isabelle Fournier handled the Marketing and Production departments for the group and in 2012 became Deputy Managing Director of the Teleshopping division, Ventadis.

Konrad Hilbers, LMU Munich

Konrad Hilbers

Professor, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Richard Kastelein, TV App Market

Richard Kastelein

Global expert on Media & TV innovation

Publisher of Blockchain News, founder of The Hackfest (acquired in 2013) and global expert on Media & TV innovation, Kastelein is an award winning publisher & entrepreneur.

He has guest lectured at MIT Media Lab, Oxford University, & the University of Cologne - sat on media convergence panel at 2nd EU Digital Assembly in Brussels and worked with broadcasters such as the BBC, ABC, CBC, NPO, RTL (DE and NL), Eurosport, NBCU, C4, ITV, Liberty Global, Seven Network and others on media convergence strategy (Social TV, OTT, VOD, DLNA & 2nd Screen).

He has judged hundreds of startups for the European Commission Horizon 2020 and Innovate UK funding programs. He's a Fellow of the UK Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and UK Royal Television Society (RTS) member.

Jack Kent, IHS Technology

Jack Kent

Director, IHS Technology

Jack Kent is a director in the IHS mobile team covering all forms of mobile content with a focus on mobile applications, games, music and social networks. Jack joined the company in 2008 and launched its coverage of the mobile applications business in 2009. Jack has written a number of industry reports investigating how smartphone applications, messaging, and commerce are changing the mobile media landscape and is the author of IHS Technology’s quarterly Mobile Games and Applications Stores Tracker reports.

Jack has led consultancy projects on subjects ranging from the market for children’s mobile entertainment to the potential of the applications business for media companies in the Middle East. Jack’s research and analysis includes studies of media companies’ mobile strategies, how content providers can best monetise mobile media and an investigation of mobile network operators’ response to the booming smartphone and tablet apps business.

Jack has a background in media intelligence and market research, having previously worked the marketing and media intelligence division of Emap where he led its research for a number of publications covering the UK advertising market.

A regular speaker at industry conferences, Jack is widely quoted in coverage of mobile media by trade publications and leading news organisations including the BBC, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Guardian, Reuters, The Independent and USA Today.

Jack holds a degree in English Language and Literature from King’s College London and has previously worked for GfK NOP market research group.

Emerald de Leeuw, GoKomply

Emerald de Leeuw LL.B, LL.M, MSc

CEO, GoKomply

Emerald is CEO of GoKomply Ltd the first of its kind Data Protection Compliance Software company. She helps companies comply with Regulation in the Digital Age, while still achieving their business objectives.

She is a lecturer at the Law Society of Ireland on Technology Law and Data Protection and is Harvard Law certified in copyright law.

Christoph Limmer, Eutelsat

Christoph Limmer

Vice President, Global Sales and Commercial Development, Video

Christoph Limmer is Vice President, Global Sales and Commercial Development, Video at Eutelsat, in charge of video sales, defining commercial strategies and business development activities for broadcast and video globally.

Christoph is an expert in defining launch, growth and market entry strategies for broadcasters to develop customer value propositions, distribution strategies and to support business expansion.

Christoph has worked for more than 15 years for Global Satellite Operators in various positions in Market Development, Marketing and Market Research, specialized in driving broadcast businesses via satellite in Emerging Markets including digital migration projects and distribution strategies.

Stephan Luiten, Liberty Global

Stephan Luiten

Director Data Policy & Privacy, Liberty Global

Stephan (Dutch, 1967) started his career in 1991, working with the European Commission in the Directorate General for the Internal Market on the Green Paper on Commercial Communications and the first Data Protection Directive.

After consultancy assignments for the European direct marketing industry and the Dutch Advertising Association, in 1994 he became director of Brussels-based EU public affairs consultancy European Strategy. He advised pan-European clients in the telecommunications, e-commerce, advertising- & audiovisual media sector on regulatory issues & political strategies in Europe and implemented lobbying campaigns.

In 2000, he joined Chello Broadband, the first pan-European broadband ISP at that time, as director regulatory affairs & public policy. From 2003 until end 2015, Stephan was the director of public policy of Liberty Global in Europe reporting to the Chief Policy Officer. In this capacity he designed corporate regulatory- and public policy strategies and implemented (EU-) government relations campaigns to support Liberty Global’s European operations (Virgin Media, Ziggo, UPC Cablecom, Telenet and Unitymedia).

In 2016, Stephan joined a newly formed business unit at Liberty Global, ‘Advanced Advertising & Data’, as Director Data Policy & Privacy. He design and manages data privacy policies, outreach & communications campaigns to privacy stakeholders and go-to-market strategies for new business models around advanced advertising and advanced data.

Oisin Lunny, OpenMarket

Oisin Lunny

Market Development, OpenMarket

Oisin Lunny is part of the Market Development team at OpenMarket, looking at new verticals and strategic business and technology opportunities for the company. OpenMarket provide mobile engagement solutions for global Fortune 1000 companies.

Oisin’s background of over 21 years in technology and media includes roles as UK Managing Director for the world’s largest social space for teens, and Global Product Manager for Media Services at Europe’s largest network operator.

Oisin speaks and moderates at conferences globally, maintaining a parallel profile as film composer, producer, and DJ. Oisin sits on the advisory board for The Economist Big Think and chairs the Fundraising Online advisory panel. Oisin has spoken at over 100 conferences, contributes to The Guardian, B2B Marketing and Tech City News and is LinkedIn’s UK’s Top 5 most engaged marketer 2015.

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Peter Matzneller, Die Medienanstalten

Peter Matzneller

Consultant Legal & European Affairs, Die Medienanstalten

Peter Matzneller is Consultant Legal and European Affairs at Die Medienanstalten, the joint body of the German media authorities in Berlin since November 2015. Before, he was General Manager at the Institute of European Media Law (EMR) in Saarbrucken.

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Oliver Mochizuki,

Oliver Mochizuki

CEO & co-founder,

Oliver Mochizuki is CEO and co-founder of, a startup that provides a white range of innovative funding tools to companies, including crowed funding. Before he was director of funding for the Creative Mind Group and he owns L.A. based Ghost Rain Pictures providing funds to film productions.

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Dr. Julian Oberndörfer, ERA Europe

Dr. Julian Oberndörfer

Executive Director, ERA Europe

Since 2013 represents the Teleshopping Industry in Europe and the Middle East as Executive Director of ERA Europe.

Prior to ERA, Julian Oberndörfer worked for 12 years at the German life shopping channel HSE24, where he held several management positions, his last being HEAD of Country Management Austria & Switzerland - which represented more than 10% of the company´s turnover. He was responsible for the day to day operations, the classic and digital marketing, as well as the PR-activities within these countries.

At the same time he acted as VICE President of Media Law, Media Politics and Distribution (MMD), in charge of the multichannel distribution of Home Shopping Europe’s three channels, “HSE24”, “HSE24Extra” and “HSE24Trend”, in analogue, digital and HD technology to approximately 100 million homes. Multichannel projects such as interactive TV, HbbTV or TV-Apps were a major asset of the HSE24 multichannel strategy, devised and steered by the MMD department. To safeguard the distribution, MMD was in charge of all the lobbying activities comprising legislation, regulation, frequency allocation, as well as all legal issues regarding these activities.

From 2005 to 2013 he presided as Chairman of the Working Committee for Independent Special Interest and Teleshopping Channels within the German TV Association "VPRT". 2007 he joined the board of directors of the Electronic Retailing Association Europe (ERA Europe). 2009 he was elected as Chairman of ERA Europe´s Government Affairs Committee, 2012 to 2013 he served as Chairman of ERA Europe’s Board of Directors. Currently he is serving on the Advisory Committee of the European Audiovisual Observatory - Council of Europe.

Prior to working in the teleshopping industry, he practiced at the law firm Kraske Härtel and worked for the Deutsche Bank HQ in Frankfurt.He is a graduate of LMU Munich and holds a Ph.D from TU Chemnitz on Internet payment systems and their legal monetary functions. He is also the author of the Commentary of European Media Law regarding Teleshopping.

Dr. Oberndörfer is the owner of a law firm in the south of Munich, specializing in media and telecommunication law.

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Christopher Patrick Peterka, Gannaca

Christopher Patrick Peterka

Trend Researcher & Analyst, Gannaca

Christopher Patrick Peterka is a trend researcher & analyst. As managing partner of the global think tank Gannaca, he coaches organizations worldwide on how to secure their business models.

His particular interest is dedicated to the mechanisms of the advancing digitization of the economy and society and their impact.

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Tobias Schmit, RTL Group

Tobias Schmit

Head of Media Policy, Mediengruppe & VP Governmental Affairs, RTL Group

Tobias Schmit has been Head of Media Policy of Mediengruppe Deutschland since January 2005 and Executive Vice President Governmental Affairs at RTL Group since September 2005.


From 2005 to 2012 he was appointed chairman of the Television Department of the German Association of Commercial Broadcasters and Audiovisual Services (VPRT), before he became Chairman of the Board of the VPRT in November 2012.

Alexander Shulgin,

Alexander Shulgin


Alexander Shulgin, visionary, entrepreneur and consultant in the media and entertainment industries, is among others founder of, an annual Forum and Festival in Moscow dealing with how new technologies revolutionize the media, entertainment and sports industries and developing the bridge between Western and Asian world!

He is a famous composer and today a popular keynote speaker at almost every prestigious industry event in Asia and beyond.

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Krisztina Stump

Krisztina Stump

Bio coming soon.