Interactive Advertising Bureau

Thank You to Our Interact 2023 Speakers


Event Host & Chief Strategy Officer at ID5
Joanna sets the strategy for ID5, the independent identity infrastructure for digital advertising.

ID5’s technology enables publishers to increase programmatic revenues and improve user experience with privacy by design, and allows ad tech platforms to operate more efficiently and to maximize the value of data and inventory.

She joined from SpotX which works with publishers and broadcasters across Europe to monetise their premium video content across desktop, mobile and connected TV.

Over the past 25 years, Joanna has worked for a range of advertising companies from Microsoft and AOL to AppNexus, Draft FCB, EW Scripps, Omniture and Rubicon Project.


Awards Host, Stand Up Comic and Best Selling Author
Ian is a Stand Up Comic, Best Selling Author and Presenter.


Managing Director at Carrefour Links

Taide Guajardo Vite

Brand Senior Vice-President, Europe at Procter & Gamble
Taide was born in Mexico City, the first of four siblings. She has a bachelor of
Marketing from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey,
Mexico, and a Masters in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management in Arizona.

She has over three decades of career in marketing in Procter and Gamble, in 4
geographies. She joined in Mexico in 1990 and after two years, was transferred to Poland, where she laid the foundations of what the subsidiary is today. In 1995 she moved to Italy where she performed leadership roles in the Laundry category and Media. In 2010 she moved to the Geneva European HQ as the European Brand Operations leader, driving constructive disruption in Media, Digital and Data for all brands and countries in the region. In 2021 Taide was appointed Senior Vice-President of Brand for Europe.

She leads a team of over 1300 talented marketers and partner agencies across 49 countries investing amongst the top advertising spenders in Europe. Her mission is to fuel sustainable, irresistibly superior brands, through an energized and skilled P&G team and partners.

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CEO at IAB Europe
Townsend Feehan is CEO of IAB Europe. Prior to joining IAB Europe, Townsend worked for Microsoft Legal & Corporate Affairs in Brussels and ran EU industry associations in the ICT, consumer electronics and biotechnology sectors. She previously represented Microsoft on IAB Europe’s Board. Townsend has an M. Phil. in European policy from the University of Edinburgh.


Chief Economist at IAB Europe
Dr. Daniel Knapp is Chief Economist at IAB Europe. He is an advertising and media analyst with more than 15 years of international experience. He has served in leadership roles spanning market analysis, strategic advisory, and business intelligence. Daniel spent 11 years at IHS Markit, latterly as Executive Director for Technology, Media and Telecoms. He was also an associated expert on media and AI at the European Commission. Daniel received his PhD from the London School of Economics (LSE) on the sociology of algorithms and the datafication of media. In addition to his role at IAB Europe, he is CSO at Twins Digital, a marketing services company, and partner at Ecuiti, a data science firm.


Chairman Emeritus at IAB Europe
A co-founder of IAB Europe in 2002 and its longest-serving BoD Chairman, Constantine is Chairman Emeritus of IAB Europe since September 2018. He is also a Project Lead at the European Online Publishers Association (OPA Europe), where he works with a select group of premium news brands on the association's "Best Practices in Digital Publishing" program. In his native Greece, he sits on the boards of leading digital companies, advising them on strategy and business development, as well as corporate and brand communications.

In a parallel life, Constantine is a best-selling author in his native Greece. His fourth novel, published by AthensVoice Books, will be available on bookstands in early May.

Daniel Godoy Mondragón

Global Head of Programmatic Evangelist, Microsoft
Daniel is a Senior Media expert with 15+ years’ experience in Digital Marketing and Media execution in CPG Multinationals [ L`Oréal┃PepsiCo ] for SWE markets. In recent years he’s been focusing on learning, leveraging, and accelerating programmatic solutions as a key pillar for achieving Marketing Goals, working for Google DV360 and now as Microsoft Programmatic Evangelist on a global level.

Daniel is known for his Digital Marketing leadership on the client side, expert knowledge in Full stack & Programmatic, and he is always looking to connect the audience with AdTech Trends, visual case studies and simple narratives.

In his free time, Daniel loves spending time listening & playing Rock music with his daughter and depending on the season, you will find him enjoying winter sport in the mountains or surfing on water during summer.


General Manager E-Commerce & Advertising, Axel Springer
As General Manager E-Commerce & Advertising, Robert Blanck is responsible for all activities related to the user, website, and advertising that go beyond traditional ad sales. In his more than ten years at BILD and the Axel Springer media brands, he has developed new, sustainable business models, for example, through the founding of the BILD Shop, the monetization of users despite adblockers or the development and introduction of TCF 2.0. His expertise in assessing the commercial consequences of technical and regulatory changes in the market keeps him very busy on the issues of GDPR, ePrivacy, Google Privacy Sandbox, and a customized data strategy. In addition, Robert Blanck is part of many different national and international associations and working groups dealing with the exciting challenges of changing the advertising ecosystem.

Michael Isaacs-Olaye

Business Development, EMEA at IAS
At IAS Michael Olaye leads Business Development for EMEA, working across Programmatic and Social Platforms and partnerships as well as helping to build out IAS’s gaming business globally. He has almost 14 years of experience in digital advertising and Ad tech.Prior to his role at IAS he held a similar position at Outbrain leading Business Development for EMEA and prior to that working at Rubicon Project (Magnite), where he lead the Buy-side for the Nordics and the UK.Previous to that Michael lived in Stockholm, Sweden for 7 years where he worked at local publishers The Local and Keystone Education Group leading international agency relationships.


Founder and Editor-in-Chief at VideoWeek
Vincent Flood is the founder and Editor-in-Chief at VideoWeek, a London-based trade publication that covers the European video & CTV advertising market.

VideoWeek's events portfolio includes New Video Frontiers, TV Rise (Florence), VideoWeek Roadmap, the VideoWeek Villa (Cannes) and the European Video Awards.

VideoWeek also produce a number of industry guides to CTV Advertising (Europe and North America), the Future of Measurement, the The Retail Media Guide and The Guide to FAST.

Vincent is also host of the VideoWeek podcast which has featured long-form conversations with various industry luminaries including Sir Martin Sorrell, Keith Weed, Belinda J Smith, Tom Rogers, Rishad Tobaccowala, Shingy and Rory Sutherland.


Vice President and General Manager, Samsung Electronics Europe
Alex Hole is Vice President and General Manager of the European Service Business Team at Samsung Electronics. In his role, he oversees Samsung Ads, the media and advertising division of Samsung Electronics, as well as other TV and Mobile services available on Samsung devices including its exclusive Streaming service Samsung TV Plus.

His responsibilities include establishing new content provider relationships for Samsung TV Plus, developing Samsung products to better enable content discovery for Smart TV owners, and helping advertisers understand how to leverage Samsung’s proprietary data to understand modern streaming audiences.

Alex was critical in establishing Samsung Ads’ leading position in the European market, and oversaw the launch of the Ads business into Germany, Spain, Italy, and France.

Prior to joining Samsung Ads, Alex was the Director of Amazon’s advertising business in the UK and Spain, and has extensive experience in managing advertising sales for some of the UK’s top publishers, including the Telegraph and News UK.


Standards and Partnerships Director, PMX Global
Michelle is the Director of Global Standards and Partnerships across Publicis. With wide experience on delivering operational excellence across different digital practices with global reach, she’s currently based in Spain after many years working in LATAM and the US developing and scaling specialty business units. Her current scope involves developing integrity initiatives by implementing purpose, authenticity and ethics efforts across main stakeholders on the media ecosystem.


Chief Digital Officer at GroupM Italy
Giovanna Loi is a highly accomplished marketing professional with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Currently serving as the Chief Digital Officer at GroupM Italy, Giovanna is responsible for developing and executing innovative marketing strategies within GroupM Nexus,, the GroupM cross-channel performance platform, that drive business growth and provide performance at scale for GroupM agencies’ clients in Italy.

With a proven track record of success, Giovanna has a deep understanding of the latest marketing trends and techniques. She is skilled in a wide range of areas including digital marketing, eCommerce, paid media, and Data & Tech consulting.

Prior to joining GroupM, Giovanna held various positions at leading companies in the consultancy, media publishing and technology sectors. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineer from Roma Tre University and has since continued to pursue professional development opportunities to stay at the forefront of the digital transformation across multiple industries.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Giovanna is known for her strong leadership skills and ability to build and motivate high-performing teams. She is a natural collaborator, known for her ability to work cross-functionally with stakeholders across different departments and levels.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, and trying out new restaurants or cooking class.


Global Director of Industry Relations at Google
Michael leads the Global Industry Relations team at Google, tasked with engaging with the advertising industry via trade bodies, industry groups, associations and regulators. Michael started his career at the UK's Department for Culture, Media and Sport where he spent time in the Secretary of State’s Private Office before moving on to manage the UK Government’s sector relations with the advertising industry. Michael left DCMS to work for the Advertising Standards Authority in 2009, managing public affairs and policy for the ad regulator, before moving to Google in 2011.


Spokesman of the Executive Board and CTO of Virtual Minds
Thomas (Tom) Peruzzi is Spokesman of the Executive Board and CTO of Virtual Minds, the adtech specialist belonging to ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. In this role, he is responsible for the corporate strategic direction of the technology provider as well as the holistic strategic development of the platform portfolio. The renowned digital and technology expert, who has already held numerous consulting and (interim) management positions for leading media and digital companies, is involved in German and European industry associations and is also active as a business angel as well as a mentor and lecturer at universities.

Roche Laguna

Deputy Head of Unit DG CONNECT F.2 Digital Services
Irene Roche Laguna works for the European Commission. She is Deputy Head of Unit dealing with the legal coordination of the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act. Before that, she was deputy Head of Unit of the Implementation of the Telecom Regulatory Framework in Europe. She has also dealt, in a long career in the European institutions, with issues related to E-commerce and Platforms, State Aids, postal services and the coordination of the enforcement of Single Market rules in Europe.

Before joining the European Court of Justice in 2002 and the European Commission in 2004, Irene Roche Laguna worked as an Assistant Professor of European and Constitutional Law at the University of Valencia (Spain). She continues currently her academic occupation as is also Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges.


David Cohen joined IAB in April 2020 as President and was named Chief
Executive Officer in September 2020. Cohen is a widely respected advertising
agency leader who, prior to IAB, served as President, North America for
MAGNA, Interpublic Group’s (IPG) centralized media intelligence, investment,
and innovation arm. In this role, Cohen was responsible for more than $20
billion in media spend. During his tenure, Cohen structured and executed large
global transactions on behalf of IPG and its clients, with such major IAB
member companies as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Spotify, Twitter, and
Verizon Media. 93

Prior to MAGNA, Cohen served as Chief Investment Officer of UM, ensuring that digital innovation, data, and technology acumen flowed throughout the agency to drive performance. 26 From 2001 to 2011, Cohen served in critical, transformational roles at UM during the explosive growth of digital advertising,
including Chief Media Officer, Chief Digital Officer, and Executive Vice President, U.S. Director of Digital Communications. In the late 1990’s, Cohen was responsible for launching and building IPG’s digital practice.

Cohen has a long history of working with trade organizations including IAB and 4As, where he served as chairman of the Interactive Marketing Committee from 2009-2013. He has also been instrumental in initiating several vital industry-wide programs, including the Future of Television, facilitated by EY. Cohen
is a Queens native, with a bachelor’s degree in communications from Adelphi University. He was recognised by Adweek as a “Media All Star” and was part of the “Adweek 50” in 2012.

In 2016, David was elected to the Board of Directors of Partnership with Children a non-profit whose mission is to strengthen the emotional, social, and cognitive skills of vulnerable children in New York City to help them succeed in school, society, and life.

David enjoys spending time with his wife and two teenage daughters. A self-described gadget-geek and sometimes fitness fanatic – he ran the NYC Marathon in 2014 and 2019 and Boston Marathon in 2016.


Business Development Director at Magnite
Alexandra has been working in the UK media industry for over ten years. In that time, she’s progressed from operational roles, launching programmatic sales and then managing publisher and data relationships across EMEA across all channels.

She helped launched CTV and Audio during her time at Adobe Advertising Cloud (DSP) and worked closely with some of Europe’s biggest broadcasters to establish first to market access. At her previous role at Warner Bros Discovery, she led Data Strategy on the Advanced Advertising team seeing that there is a data-driven angle on the new TV products.

She currently works as the Business Development Director at Magnite working to bring on new Streaming supply across EMEA.


Senior Reporter at The Drum
Hannah Bowler is a senior reporter, based in London and covering the brands beat. Hannah interviews CMOs on strategy and digests topical branding stories. She has also previously contributed to The Drum's Future of TV coverage and hosted the TV Talks podcast.


Senior Advisor, VizNet & Representative of IAB France
Jacques Cazin holds a degree of Engineering in France and a Master of Science from University of Essex latterly completed by an MBA at IAE Paris.

He worked as an expert of Dynamic pricing implementing yield Management within Air France and then was hired by Vivendi Group to apply this technology onto the Media Industry. He participated to the Peaktime spinoff of Vivendi’s creation and to its sale to Telmar US company developing Media-planning and yield solutions for the Media industry.

He created Business Option in 2009 to assist companies with new technologies and devices challenges (mobiles, tablets…); today still active in the coaching of startups.

A year later, he co-founded Adways aiming at making any video interactive through the promotion of a SaaS platform. The ambition was to reconcile the consumer with advertising by proposing short engaging interactive video ads.

As of today, more than 15 large Sales houses are using this solution to generate their most creative formats.

In 2018, Adways created a new format: the InVideo, an IAB nonlinear instream format.
This type of ad is displayed contextually on top or around editorial videos without interruption. So especially suited for live shows.

He sold Adways to Weborama Group in January 2022 and left early this year.

He joined Viznet as a senior advisor to develop smart advertising in the TV arena.

Viznet Is a French Adtech company dedicated to CTV and addressable TV working with key players such as Canal Plus or Free.


CEO at IAB Tech Lab
Anthony Katsur is a digital media veteran with more than
twenty-five years of executive leadership at the intersection of
technology innovation, business strategy, and growth. As Chief
Executive Officer for IAB Tech Lab, Katsur is responsible for
overseeing product, engineering, membership, and operations
teams for the digital advertising industry's global technical
standards-setting organization.
Katsur has previously held business and technology leadership
positions at companies including DoubleClick, MediaMath,
Rubicon, Sonoboi, and most recently Nexstar Media Group, and
more. A sought-after speaker, he has appeared at events
including the National Association of Broadcasters, AdAge’s
Brand Summit, and Advertising Week and has been quoted in
AdAge, Adweek, AdExchanger, Digiday and The Wall Street


Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at IMPACT+
Marion is the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at IMPACT+, a greentech solution enabling digital advertising players to evaluate and reduce their environmental impact.

Prior to founding IMPACT+, Marion held various positions in media and in the AdTech industry. Armed with wide experiences on delivering operational excellence across different digital practices with global reach.

She is based in France and her scope involves helping companies become aware of their environmental impact by measuring the carbon footprint of their digital advertising campaigns and contributing positively to NetZero carbon emissions of these campaigns.

Factor Santoveña

Head of Service for European Relations at the Spanish Agency for Data Protection
Head of Service for European Relations at the Spanish Agency for Data Protection. Coordinator of the Compliance, e-Government and Health Expert Group of the European Data Protection Board. Participate in other EDPB expert groups of a technical nature, such as Technology, Social Media and Financial Matters. Adviser to the Consultative Committee and Board of the Convention 108 and participant in the Committee on Artificial Intelligence at Council of Europe.


Head of Investment & Sustainable Media at Good-Loop
Claire is the commercial lead for Good-Loop’s new Green Media Technology solution, establishing partnerships with brands, agencies and tech platforms to deliver scalable and easy sustainability solutions. Outside of work, you'll find Claire scouring the Thames for discarded wet wipes or volunteering with rescue dogs in Romania.


SVP Southern Europe at DoubleVerify
With almost twenty years of experience in marketing and an appetite for the media ecosystem, Laetitia Zinetti has a dual perspective: both as an advertiser and also as an advisor to some of the world’s largest brands. Notably, she worked as Managing Director for Continental Europe in France and England with Ebiquity for more than ten years, where she launched compliance audit and consultancy activities in France.

Laetitia leads the execution of DV's strategy across Southern Europe. She is responsible for building and scaling dynamic relationships with agencies and brands across a strategically important market.


Yield Management & Monetization Partners Director at PRISA Media
Experienced sales leader with several years of demonstrated history of working in the Online Advertising and marketing industry. Strong sales professional skilled in Marketing Strategy, Client Satisfaction & Retention Strategies across Media Platforms including: DSP/SSP/SMO/DMP/Digital Marketing


Business Lead, GBM at TikTok & Chair of IAB Europe's Brand Advertising Committee
Ryan joined the industry on the agency side, as a press planner and buyer, where he fell in love with traditional advertising: the big media brands, energised environments and the constant push to deliver reach for clients. As the industry developed, his path took him towards increasingly digital roles. Ryan's best work has included multiple players from across the world of media, working in harmony to deliver results for clients in a rapidly changing landscape.
Ryan joined TikTok four years ago and has helped build it into the business it is today. To work at a platform with creativity at its heart makes coming to work every day a joy for Ryan, and to showcase unparalleled opportunities to brands continues to be what makes him Tik.

Dr. Stefanie

Director Digital Media Ecosystem at Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH
Dr. Stefanie Beckmann is Director of Digital Media Ecosystem at Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. Since October 2020, the platform-independent entertainment company combines all the channel brands of the group, as well as the content, digital, distribution, and marketing business under one roof. Seven.One Entertainment Group is considered an innovation driver in the AdTech field and stands for strong content brands that DACH talks about – on all platforms.

Beckmann joined ProSiebenSat.1´s entertainment segment in 2017, orchestrating ad integration and media sales for ProSiebenSat.1´s streaming platform Joyn, spearheading the development and scaling of data-driven ad products and leading strategic privacy projects, among others. Prior to Seven.One Entertainment Group, she was CPO/COO/CFO of several start-ups, held senior roles in a consulting firm and a publishing group and served as personal assistant to Dr. Otto Graf Lambsdorff, former German Minister of Economics and Labor.


Search & Programmatic Senior Manager at Melia Hotels International
Responsible of the definition of the global strategy for search, metasearch, programmatic advertising and OTAs native ads channels in Meliá, for all segments.

With over 10 years of experience in the industry, my main objective is to help build a solid and efficient cross-channel digital strategy for each of the company's brands, and in each of the destinations in which we are present. This strategy based on data, must be scalable according to the opportunities that arise, but above all it must solve the real and changing needs of the business.

In my free time, what I like the most is spending time outdoors, yoga, hiking, jogging or whatever if it is enjoying the landscape of Mallorca, where I’m based.


SVP Research & Insights at Teads
Caroline Hugonenc is SVP Research & Insights at Teads, having previously held the position of Marketing Director France. Before joining Teads eleven years ago, Caroline was in charge of research, monitoring and digital forecasting for the Aegis Media group. She coordinated the publication of the Cahier de Tendances Digitales and conducted a series of studies on the effectiveness of Internet advertising, video and social media. A graduate of Audencia, she began her career in 1996 as a research officer in the multimedia department of Médiamétrie, then at AcNielsen Ireland as head of the audience measurement panel.


Global Media Lead at The Heineken Company
Dr. Stefanie Beckmann is Director of Digital Media Ecosystem at Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. Since October 2020, the platform-independent entertainment company combines all the channel brands of the group, as well as the content, digital, distribution, and marketing business under one roof. Seven.One Entertainment Group is considered an innovation driver in the AdTech field and stands for strong content brands that DACH talks about – on all platforms.

Beckmann joined ProSiebenSat.1´s entertainment segment in 2017, orchestrating ad integration and media sales for ProSiebenSat.1´s streaming platform Joyn, spearheading the development and scaling of data-driven ad products and leading strategic privacy projects, among others. Prior to Seven.One Entertainment Group, she was CPO/COO/CFO of several start-ups, held senior roles in a consulting firm and a publishing group and served as personal assistant to Dr. Otto Graf Lambsdorff, former German Minister of Economics and Labor.


CEO at The Attention Council
Following a degree in Marketing, Andy started his career at Anglia Television, now part of the UK commercial network ITV. He then joined BMRB, now part of Kantar; where responsibilities included the international expansion of the company's single-source consumer TGI survey into Europe and Latin America, an initiative which led to the formation of the KMR Group and his subsequent appointment as CEO in 2001.

After the acquisition of TNS in 2008 and a number of high-profile acquisitions and strategic partnerships in North America, Latin America and Asia, Andy formed the board of Kantar Media and was named CEO of the combined business, a position he has held from 2013 till 2020 (whilst also being on the Kantar Executive Committee). That business managed Kantar’s global interest in Audience Measurement, Reputation Intelligence, TGI and Advertising Intelligence. He left Kantar after the successful sale of the business to Bain Capital.

Since leaving Kantar and with over 30 years of research experience, Andy has taken on a number of consulting and advisory roles. As well as Samba, they range from posts with Dynata (market research), The One Partnership (talent/brand partnerships), Digital I (SVOD audience research), TVision to The Attention Council (specialist measurement of the attention economy).


CEO at IAB Ireland
Under Suzanne’s leadership IAB Ireland’s outputs across best practice, research, training and policy have driven growth of the Irish digital market since 2010 to a record high of €830m in 2021.

Suzanne has been a director of IAB Europe since 2015, actively contributing on committees dedicated to Standards and Governance. She is also a board member of the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) and Chair of the ASAI Media Forum. She is a former director of Independent Radio Sales, and is a former chairperson of the Outdoor Media Association.


Legal Counsel at GroupM, EMEA
With over 20 years of ad operations, ad technology, customer service and project management experience working on the front line of digital advertising at Yahoo! then Microsoft, Bethan joined GroupM in 2015 to define and deliver brand safety policy and governance at a critical time for the industry. Following completion of her legal training, Bethan now sits within GroupM’s legal team advising across advertising, data, media, privacy and technology topics.


Senior Director of Data Partnerships, EMEA at The Trade Desk
Tim is Senior Director of Data Partnerships at The Trade Desk and is responsible for leading channel partnerships and alliances with retail data and measurement providers across the EMEA region. In this role, Tim helps advertisers drive success through the innovative use of data to make informed decisions on their media buying.

Before joining The Trade Desk, Tim was Director of Strategic Growth at LiveRamp where he launched the Safe Haven platform in the EU and was instrumental in growing the market. Tim has over 15 years’ experience and has held a variety of leadership roles at Amazon, Adbrain, GroupM and AOL.

Tim is a prominent voice within the advertising technology industry, regularly contributing his expertise to associations such as the IAB.

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Public Policy Manager at IAB Europe
As a Public Policy Manager Inés monitors EU policy, legislative developments and plans, executes the advocacy strategy of the organisation, and serves as an EU institutional liaison related to the online media and advertising industry. She joins the IAB team with experience at the European Commission in International Data Flows and Protection through the BlueBook programme and has legal experience in data protection and corporate law. Inés holds a Master’s in Legal Practice as well as a dual Bachelor’s in Business & Law from Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M), which she earned through studies in Spain, Germany and the USA.


Staff System Architect at Microsoft
Julien Delhommeau, a Staff System Architect at Microsoft, possesses extensive technical expertise and a keen focus on privacy and identity challenges. He excels at bridging the gap between product, engineering, and sales teams, leveraging his knowledge to facilitate collaboration and drive seamless integration. As the chair of the IAB Europe TCF Framework Signal Working Group, Julien leads the initiative to enhance TCF technical specifications.


Chief Data Officer & Group Lead Tech & Data at Bertelsmann
Rhys Noelke, is Chief Data Officer and Group Lead Tech & Data, heading Bertelsmann's Corporate efforts to foster and apply new technologies in cloud, data and AI across its global media, services and education businesses.

Rhys has been part of Bertelsmann for more than 20 years and started is career in media at RTL in Germany. He moved to RTL Group in Luxembourg in 2008, leading strategy and business development from 2012-2019 with a strong focus on investments in adtech, data, online video and VR/AR. This included various investments, holding Board positions at SpotX, Videoamp, Clypd and growing the international ad-sales house RTL Ad Alliance.

In 2019 he continued in a new role at Bertelsmann Corporate to foster collaboration in tech & data. One focus lies in connecting consumer data within the Group as Co-Managing Director of Bertelsmann Data Services in Germany. He is also integral part of the internal Tech & Data Advisory Board overseeing latest developments like Web3, Generative AI and data ethics. He is also an active member of IAB Europe’s Board of Directors and the newly shaped “Industry Leadership Counci


Regional Managing Director, SEMEA at Index Exchange
Augustin Decré joined Index Exchange in May 2019 as Regional Managing Director for Southern Europe. With several years of experience in the region, he was previously CEO of (Zalando Media Solutions), then Managing Director Southern Europe for Outbrain. Since February 2020 Augustin has also been a member of the board of directors of IAB France, and leader of the “New Channels” taskforce.


CEO at IAB Ukraine
Former COO of ukrainian-british communication group Razom communication (IPG&Havas), CEO adpro/isobar, CDO Dentsu Ukraine.

18 years of managerial experience, 15 years in digital, 11 years as digital industry activist.

Strategic business consultant, certified consultant of Ichak Adizes methodology.

Implemented 5 company transformations, digital business transformation practitioner.

An author of 20 trainings and 8 books.


VP at GroupM Nexus EMEA
Over the past 24 years Dave has worked across a multitude of agency groups (across local, regional and global roles), run his own successful consultancy, and is now driving GroupM Nexus, GroupM’s performance engine, across EMEA. This all whilst balancing family life with 2 children and a lockdown puppy who likes to make himself heard on video calls.


Ressortleiter Business & Legal Affairs / Senior Legal Counsel at RTL Deutschland GmbH
Attorney at law:

since 2004 with RTL

since 2019 Chair of the Policy Working Group at IAB Europe

since 2018 Chair of the “Fachbeirat Datenschutz” at European netID Foundation

university: Freiburg and Münster

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