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he following is a list of confirmed speakers, facilitators and panelists for the upcoming “Monetising Digital: Show Me the Money” Conference. Speaker  information is being updated regularly, so check back often.

Alper Akcan
Founder & CEO, 3pay, Turkey

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Alper Akcan is Founder and CEO of 3pay, leading mobile payment service provider of Turkey and MENA region. He founded 3pay in 2008 and within these years, 3pay reached 65% market share with innovative payment services and high-level service quality.

Alper Akcan is Founder and CEO of 3pay, leading mobile payment service provider of Turkey and MENA region. He founded 3pay in 2008 and within these years, 3pay reached 65% market share with innovative payment services and high-level service quality.

Prior to 3pay, Alper was Head of Enterprise VAS at Turkcell, Sales and Marketing Manager at Vestel Information Technologies and Fixed Income Securities Trader at Yapi Kredi Investments. He carrier BsC degree from Bosphorus University, MBA degree from Istanbul Bilgi University and PhD on Contemporary Management from Istanbul Isik University.

Lenka Černá
CEO, ANNONCE a.s, Czech Republic

Lenka Cerna

CEO of the largest domestic advertising media ANNONCE which combines a printed newspaper with an active web site.ANNONCE is not the first company lead by Lenka. Since 2003 she managed Empyreum which was involved in information technology. For more than seven years Lenka was an Executive Director of the consultancy company QISO – MIRAIS whose main activities were certifications, work safety and consultancy for EU funds. Before joining ANNONCE she worked as a Country Sales Manager in DEKRA Certification.

CEO of the largest domestic advertising media ANNONCE which combines a printed newspaper with an active web site.

ANNONCE is not the first company lead by Lenka. Since 2003 she managed Empyreum which was involved in information technology. For more than seven years Lenka was an Executive Director of the consultancy company QISO – MIRAIS whose main activities were certifications, work safety and consultancy for EU funds. Before joining ANNONCE she worked as a Country Sales Manager in DEKRA Certification.

Since April 2013 Lenka Černá has been a member of the Board of The International Classified Media Association which is the global community of leading players in the Classified Media Industry.

Lenka studied Diplomacy and Politics at the University of International and Public Relations in Prague. She is fluent in English. Her ability to make fast judgments is her big advantage; she gets straight to the point. Probably that is why the management of ANNONCE is predominantly female and like her – effective and direct.

Elias Chavando
Managing Partner, Applied Marketing Strategies, USA

Elias Chavando

Elias Chavando is a Digital and Social Media Marketing expert. He currently consults to several brands on their social media and digital strategies and manages over 20 Facebook pages with over 57 million people on them. His clients include multi national companies, online marketplaces, high-profile political campaigns in several countries, sports teams and associations, movie production companies, non-profit organizations and several entertainers.Mr. Chavando is a frequent speaker at Social Media Forums and conferences around the world.

He is Managing Partner of Applied Marketing Strategies a digital media-consulting firm and Senior Director of Louddoor, LLC a leading Certified Facebook Developer and consulting firm.

Elias Chavando is a Digital and Social Media Marketing expert. He currently consults to several brands on their social media and digital strategies and manages over 20 Facebook pages with over 57 million people on them. His clients include multi national companies, online marketplaces, high-profile political campaigns in several countries, sports teams and associations, movie production companies, non-profit organizations and several entertainers.

Mr. Chavando is a frequent speaker at Social Media Forums and conferences around the world.

He is Managing Partner of Applied Marketing Strategies a digital media-consulting firm and Senior Director of Louddoor, LLC a leading Certified Facebook Developer and consulting firm.

He is also the founder and creator of Reagan.com which he started with a $6,000 investment and sold 18 months later at a $23 million valuation. Reagan.com is now one of the largest independent paid email providers. Previously he was a Director for Autrotrader.com where he directed sales and marketing for this multi-billion dollar online automotive classifieds and marketplace.

Mr. Chavando has also vast experience in traditional media. From 2000 to 2006 he served as President of both Radiovisa and Radio Formula.

Andrew Davis
Best-selling Author & Marketing Speaker, Brandscaping, USA

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Andrew Davis’ 20-year career has taken him from local television to The Today Show. He’s worked for The Muppets in New York. He’s marketed for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. His latest book, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, is one of Amazon.com’s Top 100 Marketing Books.

Andrew Davis’ 20-year career has taken him from local television to The Today Show. He’s worked for The Muppets in New York. He’s marketed for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands. His latest book, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships, is one of Amazon.com’s Top 100 Marketing Books.

He’s produced for Charles Kuralt and MTV. He even produced a documentary film called Roadside Ambition: The amazing true story of one small town with two huge balls.

In 2001, Andrew co-founded Tippingpoint Labs, where, as the chief strategy officer, Andrew and his team helped companies like Putnam Investments, Breville and TomTom. They built digital strategies for publishers like Rodale and Meredith. For more than a decade, Drew has led the charge to change the way publishers think and how brands market their products in a digital world.

Martha de la Torre
CEO, El Clasificado, USA

Martha de la Torre is the president and CEO of EC Hispanic Media, a Los Angeles based company with headquarters in Norwalk, California. EC Hispanic Media is a multiplatform media company that has been connecting buyers and sellers in the U.S. Hispanic grassroots community since 1988. El Clasificado, the flagship print product has continued to expand despite industry trends while also adding new custom print, web, mobile and event marketing solutions to meet the demands of the growing U.S. Latino niche market. El Clasificado is an Hispanic Business 500 Company.

Martha de la Torre is the president and CEO of EC Hispanic Media, a Los Angeles based company with headquarters in Norwalk, California. EC Hispanic Media is a multiplatform media company that has been connecting buyers and sellers in the U.S. Hispanic grassroots community since 1988. El Clasificado, the flagship print product has continued to expand despite industry trends while also adding new custom print, web, mobile and event marketing solutions to meet the demands of the growing U.S. Latino niche market. El Clasificado is an Hispanic Business 500 Company.

Martha is on the Board of Regents of Loyola Marymount University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Martha spent several years at Arthur Young & Company where she became a Certified Public Accountant and audit manager specializing in banks and media businesses targeting the US Hispanic market. Prior to launching El Clasificado, Martha was the Chief Financial Officer at La Opinion, now known as Impremedia.

Felix Erken
Managing Director & Co-Owner, Junk Mail, South Africa

Felix Erken is the MD and Co-owner of Junk Mail, the largest local classifieds exchange in South Africa. Junk Mail’s early adoption from purely traditional print to include digital and mobile platforms ensured its customers were best served no matter where they were or how demanding the digital rules. Junk Mail launched mobile offerings as early as 1999. It recently extended its digital footprint into East and West Africa.

Felix Erken is the MD and Co-owner of Junk Mail, the largest local classifieds exchange in South Africa. Junk Mail’s early adoption from purely traditional print to include digital and mobile platforms ensured its customers were best served no matter where they were or how demanding the digital rules. Junk Mail launched mobile offerings as early as 1999. It recently extended its digital footprint into East and West Africa.

A member of SA’s cellular networks WASPA (Wireless Applications Service Provider Association), a recognised and valued member of the ICMA (International Classified Media Association) and the INMA (International Newsmedia Marketing Association) Junk Mail consistently ranks 5th largest South African mobisite publisher in the DMMA rankings.

Junk Mail today is unquestionably the leading digital classifieds portal in South Africa and is committed to pioneering the future of classifieds. Felix has been an active member of the ICMA since 1998 and has enjoyed a term as an ICMA committee member from 2003-2005.

Casimir Ehrnrooth
Country Manager, Klarna, Finland

Casimir Ehrnrooth

Klarna AB is a Swedish company, founded in 2005, which headquarters are located in Stockholm. Klarna is the leading European after pay provider with 45.000 e-stores and 25 M end consumers, Klarna has about 1000 employees today. Casimir Ehrnrooth acts as Country Manager for Klarna Finland. Casimir has a wide experience from different service companies prior Klarna ranging from biotech to biz aviation.

Casimir also is a board member of Internet Industry Finland.

Klarna AB is a Swedish company, founded in 2005, which headquarters are located in Stockholm. Klarna is the leading European after pay provider with 45.000 e-stores and 25 M end consumers, Klarna has about 1000 employees today. Casimir Ehrnrooth acts as Country Manager for Klarna Finland. Casimir has a wide experience from different service companies prior Klarna ranging from biotech to biz aviation.

Casimir also is a board member of Internet Industry Finland.

Burak Ertaş
CEO, Sahibinden, Turkey

Burak Ertaş joined sahibinden.com in December 2009. Prior to sahibinden.com, Ertas worked at Turkcell, as the Division Head of Consumer Value Added Services, he was responsible of the development of Consumer VAS strategy, and marketing and product management for all non-voice consumer services. He was also responsible for the company web sites and Internet projects. Before Turkcell, he worked at Telenity for 9 years, a leading VAS technology provider headquartered in US, as the VP, Product Development and Engineering. Burak Ertas holds a BSc.EE and a MBA.

Burak Ertaş joined sahibinden.com in December 2009. Prior to sahibinden.com, Ertas worked at Turkcell, as the Division Head of Consumer Value Added Services, he was responsible of the development of Consumer VAS strategy, and marketing and product management for all non-voice consumer services. He was also responsible for the company web sites and Internet projects. Before Turkcell, he worked at Telenity for 9 years, a leading VAS technology provider headquartered in US, as the VP, Product Development and Engineering. Burak Ertas holds a BSc.EE and a MBA.

Carl Ferrer
President, Backpage.com, USA

Carl Ferrer

Carl Ferrer started in classified advertising industry in 1987 with home delivered classified publications. He joined Village Voice Media Holdings (“VVMH”) in 1996 as the Classified Director of the Dallas Observer. Later, he launched Backpage.com in 2003 as a solution for media partners, mainly alternative news weeklies. The site has rapidly out grown its media partners and now is in over 800 cities.
Carl Ferrer started in classified advertising industry in 1987 with home delivered classified publications. He joined Village Voice Media Holdings (“VVMH”) in 1996 as the Classified Director of the Dallas Observer. Later, he launched Backpage.com in 2003 as a solution for media partners, mainly alternative news weeklies. The site has rapidly out grown its media partners and now is in over 800 cities.

Frederic Hansen
Intern. Sales & Business Development Manager, Click Performance Group, Germany

Frederic Hansen

Frederic is a passionate pacesetter in the field of Online Marketing. He is dedicated to assisting businesses in achieving substantial growth through sustainable Site Revenue Optimization strategies.

Frederic has gained valuable internet experience during many years of hands-on work, starting as an Internet entrepreneur at the age of 16. After his consulting business was acquired by Click Performance Group in 2012, he began to successfully assist publishers from many industries as part of the Click Performance Team.

Frederic is a passionate pacesetter in the field of Online Marketing. He is dedicated to assisting businesses in achieving substantial growth through sustainable Site Revenue Optimization strategies.

Frederic has gained valuable internet experience during many years of hands-on work, starting as an Internet entrepreneur at the age of 16. After his consulting business was acquired by Click Performance Group in 2012, he began to successfully assist publishers from many industries as part of the Click Performance Team.

In 2013, Frederic graduated with honors from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, majoring in managerial economics and marketing. He’s earned academic recognition for his thesis about the profitability of transaction brokerage platforms in the online marketing landscape.

As Click Performance Group’s International Sales Manager, Frederic now helps clients in many countries to increase their top line revenues with proprietary techniques and proven strategies.

Krisztián Holló
Online Marketing Manager, ingatlan.com, Hungary

Krisztián Holló

Krisztian Hollo is Online Marketing Manager of ingatlan.com which is the market leader real estate listing website in Hungary. Before his current position he managed 200 PPC projects during past years at US market, so he got a lot of experience at data driven marketing field and how to optimize ROI. Currently he is managing ingatlan.com’s non-paid and paid traffic sources.

Krisztian Hollo is Online Marketing Manager of ingatlan.com which is the market leader real estate listing website in Hungary. Before his current position he managed 200 PPC projects during past years at US market, so he got a lot of experience at data driven marketing field and how to optimize ROI. Currently he is managing ingatlan.com’s non-paid and paid traffic sources.

Jack Humphreville
Director, Target Media Partners, USA

Jack Humphreville

Jack Humphreville is a co-founder and Director of Target Media Partners, a Hollywood based company that is a leading provider of measurable, integrated digital and print advertising solutions for private parties and small, medium and niche businesses throughout the United States. Local advertisers depend on us to help them market their goods and services easily and cost effectively through our online marketplace, recycler.com, our network of partner websites, and our more than 65 classified and photo ad print publications in 35 local markets. He is also a secret agent trying to steal highly classified information from Felix through the subtle use of Finnish beer.

Jack Humphreville is a co-founder and Director of Target Media Partners, a Hollywood based company that is a leading provider of measurable, integrated digital and print advertising solutions for private parties and small, medium and niche businesses throughout the United States. Local advertisers depend on us to help them market their goods and services easily and cost effectively through our online marketplace, recycler.com, our network of partner websites, and our more than 65 classified and photo ad print publications in 35 local markets. He is also a secret agent trying to steal highly classified information from Felix through the subtle use of Finnish beer.

Anne F. Kennedy
President, Outlines Venture Group, Author & International Speaker

International marketing pathfinder and branding fire-starter, Anne is President of Outlines Venture Group, which mentors scalable Internet startups, and presents women’s leadership events worldwide. Anne co-hosts the weekly “CEO Coach” on Webmasterradio.fm with Gillian Muessig. A marketing industry veteran, Anne led Beyond Ink from 1997 to 2013, aiding the budding search engine marketing industry, working with Hearst Newspapers, Philips Lifeline, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gillette, and launching dot-coms Zillow and Avvo, among hundreds of other companies. She formed the largest worldwide online marketing consortium and co-authored Global Search Engine Marketing (Pearson , 2012). A founding director of Helium.com, sold to RR Donnelly in 2012, she is on the advisory board of Synqy Corp.

International marketing pathfinder and branding fire-starter, Anne is President of Outlines Venture Group, which mentors scalable Internet startups, and presents women’s leadership events worldwide. Anne co-hosts the weekly “CEO Coach” on Webmasterradio.fm with Gillian Muessig. A marketing industry veteran, Anne led Beyond Ink from 1997 to 2013, aiding the budding search engine marketing industry, working with Hearst Newspapers, Philips Lifeline, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gillette, and launching dot-coms Zillow and Avvo, among hundreds of other companies. She formed the largest worldwide online marketing consortium and co-authored Global Search Engine Marketing (Pearson , 2012). A founding director of Helium.com, sold to RR Donnelly in 2012, she is on the advisory board of Synqy Corp.

Millie Khanna
CEO at TaleSpinners, New Delhi India; Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Outlines Venture Group, India

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Millie Khanna is a master ‘Talespinner’ and helps businesses grow in the digital space. She is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Outlines Venture Group mentoring early stage scalable internet companies. Khanna has 15 years of experience in all communication mediums; from son et lumiere to Bollywood masala films to mainline advertising at McCann Erickson and DDB Mudra, and now in new media from the US to emerging markets.

Millie Khanna is a master ‘Talespinner’ and helps businesses grow in the digital space. She is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Outlines Venture Group mentoring early stage scalable internet companies. Khanna has 15 years of experience in all communication mediums; from son et lumiere to Bollywood masala films to mainline advertising at McCann Erickson and DDB Mudra, and now in new media from the US to emerging markets.

Brendan King
Co-founder and CEO of VendAsta Technologies, USA

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Intense, boisterous, imaginative. Brendan King, co-founder and CEO of VendAsta Technologies, is the innovative force of the company. Always in discussion with the partners who provide VendAsta’s solution to over 100,000 local businesses, Brendan is constantly coming up with new ways to help enhance their online reputation, build brand awareness and increase revenues. It is his ability to look at the big picture while maintaining quality on the finest details that ensures VendAsta’s success. Building white label software platforms that help local businesses prosper in a rapidly changing digital world is not only what VendAsta does, it is what Brendan is resoundingly passionate about.

Intense, boisterous, imaginative. Brendan King, co-founder and CEO of VendAsta Technologies, is the innovative force of the company. Always in discussion with the partners who provide VendAsta’s solution to over 100,000 local businesses, Brendan is constantly coming up with new ways to help enhance their online reputation, build brand awareness and increase revenues. It is his ability to look at the big picture while maintaining quality on the finest details that ensures VendAsta’s success. Building white label software platforms that help local businesses prosper in a rapidly changing digital world is not only what VendAsta does, it is what Brendan is resoundingly passionate about.

Peter Lamb
President, Lamb Consulting, USA

Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Peter Lamb is a Strategic Marketing Consultant, based in Miami, Florida. A former IBM’er in South Africa and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Harte Hanks The Flyer in Miami, Peter translates sophisticated marketing principles and concepts learned at the Harvard Business School, into a hands-on approach to generating new revenue streams for media companies.

Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Peter Lamb is a Strategic Marketing Consultant, based in Miami, Florida. A former IBM’er in South Africa and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Harte Hanks The Flyer in Miami, Peter translates sophisticated marketing principles and concepts learned at the Harvard Business School, into a hands-on approach to generating new revenue streams for media companies.

Peter currently consults with the Community Papers of Florida, El Clasificado, the largest Spanish weekly publication in the US, Mascus, USA, the worldwide marketplace for used heavy equipment, and has advised shoppers and community weeklies nationwide with circulation from 20 000 to more than 10 million households.

In the international arena, he is a regular speaker at the International Classified Media Association’s conferences, and consults with among others: Metroland Media, Canada; Inform Media, Hungary and Romania; Media24, South Africa, and IPC Media, UK.

Peter is also on the Board of Advisors of Circulation Verification Council(CVC), and is actively involved in the branding and positioning of free papers, to gain more exposure and credibility with national agencies.

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Greg Kidd
Chief Risk Officer, Ripple Labs, USA

Ripple Labs is a leading alternative in the digital currency space for which Bitcoin is the most well known. Greg is also an investor advisor in Twitter and numerous other payment startups that are transforming market exchange spaces (see hardyaka.com), including Coinbase, Square, Balanced, TransferGo and Kabbage. Mr. Kidd is also the co-founder of 3taps, which is an advocate for the open access movement and the party sourcing the data behind Padmapper and Lovely in their challenge to Craigslist dominance. Mr. Kidd previously worked as a senior analyst in the payments group for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and as a consultant for Booz Allen.

Ripple Labs is a leading alternative in the digital currency space for which Bitcoin is the most well known. Greg is also an investor advisor in Twitter and numerous other payment startups that are transforming market exchange spaces (see hardyaka.com), including Coinbase, Square, Balanced, TransferGo and Kabbage. Mr. Kidd is also the co-founder of 3taps, which is an advocate for the open access movement and the party sourcing the data behind Padmapper and Lovely in their challenge to Craigslist dominance. Mr. Kidd previously worked as a senior analyst in the payments group for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and as a consultant for Booz Allen.

Gabriela Martin del Campo
Sr. Director, Digital Operations, El Clasificado, USA

Gabriela Martin del Campo

Starting with a part-time job in 1998 as an office clerk at El Clasificado, Gaby’s role developed to include responsibilities such as accounting, quality control, print sales administration, and now Sr. Director of Digital Operations for all EC Hispanic Media brands.

As the Senior Director, she manages the services to the various digital businesses, including web development, automated revenue optimization, and data analysis while also overseeing the development of traffic and revenue to Elclasifcado.com, the largest Spanish marketplace of classified ads in the USA.

Starting with a part-time job in 1998 as an office clerk at El Clasificado, Gaby’s role developed to include responsibilities such as accounting, quality control, print sales administration, and now Sr. Director of Digital Operations for all EC Hispanic Media brands.

As the Senior Director, she manages the services to the various digital businesses, including web development, automated revenue optimization, and data analysis while also overseeing the development of traffic and revenue to Elclasifcado.com, the largest Spanish marketplace of classified ads in the USA.

Gillian Muessig
CEO of Outlines Venture Group | cofounder of Moz, USA

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Futurist, startup whisperer, and product visionary, Gillian brings clarity to the art of steering startups, building intense brand communities, and creating corporate cultures that attract best in class talent. She is the CEO of Outlines Venture Group, co-founder of Moz, and CEOcoach at NewGen Broadcasting, and an Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gillian speaks globally on digital business and marketing, emerging markets, and the entrepreneurial experience.

Futurist, startup whisperer, and product visionary, Gillian brings clarity to the art of steering startups, building intense brand communities, and creating corporate cultures that attract best in class talent. She is the CEO of Outlines Venture Group, co-founder of Moz, and CEOcoach at NewGen Broadcasting, and an Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gillian speaks globally on digital business and marketing, emerging markets, and the entrepreneurial experience

Matěj Novak
Managing Director, Czech Publisher Exchange, Czech Republic

Matej Novak

Matěj is the MD of Czech Publisher Exchange. CPEx is an association of the leading Czech online publishers – Centrum Holdings, MaFra, Mladá Fronta, Ringier Axel Springer, and Sanoma Media Praha – providing advertisers with online advertising space using the RTB technology. Thanks to a combined monthly reach of over 5 million users (real users according to the specifications of the SPIR – the Czech Internet Advertising Association) it is the largest provider of premium advertising space within the Czech programmatic space with reach of 70 % Czech online population. The main purpose of CPEx is to leverage the opportunities of RTB for premium publishers while minimising the threads.

Matěj is the MD of Czech Publisher Exchange. CPEx is an association of the leading Czech online publishers – Centrum Holdings, MaFra, Mladá Fronta, Ringier Axel Springer, and Sanoma Media Praha – providing advertisers with online advertising space using the RTB technology. Thanks to a combined monthly reach of over 5 million users (real users according to the specifications of the SPIR – the Czech Internet Advertising Association) it is the largest provider of premium advertising space within the Czech programmatic space with reach of 70 % Czech online population. The main purpose of CPEx is to leverage the opportunities of RTB for premium publishers while minimising the threads.

Matěj is known as one of the top experts in the programmatic advertising area in the region and an RTB evangelist. He has got long experience in yield management and is always open to share his knowledge to help to develop the programmatic market.

Tomasz Odrobinski
Head of International Sales & Business Development, erento, Germany

Tomasz Odrobinski

Mr Odrobinski has over 12 years experience in sales, marketing and business development of international online classifieds. Currently he is responsible for sales and international development of erento.com, Germany biggest online renting marketplace. He is leading team of 23 sellers and support team professionals across Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Finland.

Mr Odrobinski has over 12 years experience in sales, marketing and business development of international online classifieds. Currently he is responsible for sales and international development of erento.com, Germany biggest online renting marketplace. He is leading team of 23 sellers and support team professionals across Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Finland. His expertise is sales team building, sales procedures, developing and supporting international operations. Priory to work at Erento Mr Odrobinski was working at Mascus (online marketplace for heavy machinery, with presence in 42 countries), and GBMM Oy China Radio International, broadcasting media management company with presence in 11 countries across EMEA. Tomasz is originally from Poland, but most of his professional life he was working and living in Finland. He speaks Polish, English and Finnish. He claims world is his home….

Rob Paterson
Head of Business Development and Internationalisation, Russmedia GmBH, UK

Rob Paterson

Rob is currently helping Russmedia develop their business internationally through acquisition and expansion of their existing digital brands. Rob has close to 30 years experience in the classified business and has been developing online businesses almost since the beginning of the web helping Friday Media Group make the transition from print to online through product launches and acquisitions. Rob speaks at many conferences around the world and has in the past served as Chair of the ICMA.

Rob is currently helping Russmedia develop their business internationally through acquisition and expansion of their existing digital brands. Rob has close to 30 years experience in the classified business and has been developing online businesses almost since the beginning of the web helping Friday Media Group make the transition from print to online through product launches and acquisitions. Rob speaks at many conferences around the world and has in the past served as Chair of the ICMA.

David Pope
European Marketing Director, Jumio, UK

David Pope

David Pope is European Marketing Director at Jumio, the next generation online and mobile identity verification and payment company. For the past 10 years, David has worked with ecommerce merchants, payments firms, online gaming operators and other regulated sectors to help them understand how to welcome new customers whilst defending against card fraud and money laundering. In his prior roles as Marketing Director at Experian and at 192business, David’s strategy was to interview convicted cybercriminals to help merchants understand the modus operandi of fraud and help them better prepare their defences.

David Pope is European Marketing Director at Jumio, the next generation online and mobile identity verification and payment company. For the past 10 years, David has worked with ecommerce merchants, payments firms, online gaming operators and other regulated sectors to help them understand how to welcome new customers whilst defending against card fraud and money laundering. In his prior roles as Marketing Director at Experian and at 192business, David’s strategy was to interview convicted cybercriminals to help merchants understand the modus operandi of fraud and help them better prepare their defences.

Gabor Reszler
Head of Product Development, Schibsted Classified Media, Hungary

Gábor Reszler

Gabor Reszler is Head of Product Development at Schibsted Classified Media Hungary. Currently he is responsible for the technical development of the Hungarian subsidiary of Schibsted CM by leading a developer team of 10 people and supporting classified sites across the Schibsted portfolio. Gabor previously worked as sales manager at Google, responsible for top clients in the Hungarian market.

Gabor Reszler is Head of Product Development at Schibsted Classified Media Hungary. Currently he is responsible for the technical development of the Hungarian subsidiary of Schibsted CM by leading a developer team of 10 people and supporting classified sites across the Schibsted portfolio. Gabor previously worked as sales manager at Google, responsible for top clients in the Hungarian market.

Marco Jo Rodzynek
CEO, NOAH Advisors Ltd, Switzerland

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Marco Rodzynek founded in 2009 NOAH Advisors, a Pan-European internet-focused corporate finance boutique.

Marco was previously Head of European Internet Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers, and has over 14 years of investment banking experience covering the Internet and media space. Since early 1998, he has been involved in 30 announced M&A deals with a total transaction value of $95 billion, including deals such as the leveraged buyout of PagesJaunes, the sale of Wolters Kluwer Education, or the sale of Lycos Inc. He also worked on 10 capital market transactions which raised $16 billion, including the IPOs of TomTom, Xing, Delticom and Moneysupermarket.

Marco Rodzynek founded in 2009 NOAH Advisors, a Pan-European internet-focused corporate finance boutique.

Marco was previously Head of European Internet Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers, and has over 14 years of investment banking experience covering the Internet and media space. Since early 1998, he has been involved in 30 announced M&A deals with a total transaction value of $95 billion, including deals such as the leveraged buyout of PagesJaunes, the sale of Wolters Kluwer Education, or the sale of Lycos Inc. He also worked on 10 capital market transactions which raised $16 billion, including the IPOs of TomTom, Xing, Delticom and Moneysupermarket.

Today with NOAH Advisors, he has advised successfully on many high profile Internet transactions including Bigpoint, Fotolia, Softonic, EnGrande and Yatego, to name a few. As with the Ark, “NOAH” represents new beginnings, group spirit and diversity. The NOAH Internet Conference was created by NOAH Advisors. Since its launch in 2009, the NOAH Conference has grown into the preeminent European event where Internet entrepreneurs, executives and investors gain deep insights into the latest proven Internet business concepts, network with senior executives and establish new business relationships. Known for its focus on numbers and profitable business models, the event is also about interacting with speakers, being inspired, and having fun.

Tim Scholte
CEO, Mascus International, The Netherlands

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Tim Scholte is CEO of Mascus International. Mascus is the number two worldwide classified website for buying and selling heavy machinery & trucks.

Mascus has a worldwide operation with 6 offices and active license holders for 37 different domains. Mascus, previously owned by Alma Media, was acquired in May 2013 by the Dutch License holder of Mascus and a group of investors.

Tim Scholte is CEO of Mascus International. Mascus is the number two worldwide classified website for buying and selling heavy machinery & trucks.

Mascus has a worldwide operation with 6 offices and active license holders for 37 different domains. Mascus, previously owned by Alma Media, was acquired in May 2013 by the Dutch License holder of Mascus and a group of investors.

Before Mascus, he was from 2001 until 2006 in charge for the classified papers “Via Via, De partikulier and De Vondst”. In 2006 Tim Scholte and the CFO did a MBO with Trader Classified Media. In 2007 they started the Mascus License in the Benelux.

Nikita Smits
Hubspot, Senior Channel Consultant, Ireland

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As one of the first hires for the HubSpot international team, Nikita has worked with HubSpot’s top marketing agencies across Europe and Asia Pacific.

HubSpot offers an all-in-one solution for online marketing to help businesses generate more traffic, leads and sales.

Nikita helps agencies change their business by turning one-off projects into retainer clients, and creating marketing people love!

As one of the first hires for the HubSpot international team, Nikita has worked with HubSpot’s top marketing agencies across Europe and Asia Pacific.

HubSpot offers an all-in-one solution for online marketing to help businesses generate more traffic, leads and sales.

Nikita helps agencies change their business by turning one-off projects into retainer clients, and creating marketing people love!

Domonkos Tikk PhD
CEO and CSO, Gravity – Rock Solid Recommendations, Hungary

Domonkos Tikk is Chief Executive Officer at Gravity R&D Inc., a personalization solution vendor company. Domonkos obtained his PhD in 2000 in computer science, founded Gravity R&D with his fellow researchers in 2007 and became the first business manager of the company. His team participated at the Netflix Prize challenge in 2009 and was a leader of the The Ensemble team finished tied at the first position of the challenge. Domonkos has been working on machine learning, data and text mining topics in the last decade and published actively in the field of recommender systems, co-authored about 20 papers in the last years.

Domonkos Tikk is Chief Executive Officer at Gravity R&D Inc., a personalization solution vendor company. Domonkos obtained his PhD in 2000 in computer science, founded Gravity R&D with his fellow researchers in 2007 and became the first business manager of the company. His team participated at the Netflix Prize challenge in 2009 and was a leader of the The Ensemble team finished tied at the first position of the challenge. Domonkos has been working on machine learning, data and text mining topics in the last decade and published actively in the field of recommender systems, co-authored about 20 papers in the last years.

Marja-Leena Tuomola
President, Sanoma Digital Finland, Finland

Joachim Vranken

Marja-Leena Tuomola has been a member of the Management Group of Sanoma News since 2008. She is responsible for the Sanoma Digital Finland business unit (digital marketplaces, online classifieds, online casual games) of Sanoma News in Finland and the Baltics. The assets include i.a the leading C2C marketplace and auction site Huuto.net, the leading real estate and jobs classified website Oikotie.fi, the leading DIY construction website Rakentaja.fi, price and product comparison Hintaseuranta.fi and the leading car classified website Auto24.ee in Estonia. She is also the chairman of the board of Netwheels Ltd offering tailored digital services to car dealers.

Marja-Leena Tuomola has been a member of the Management Group of Sanoma News since 2008. She is responsible for the Sanoma Digital Finland business unit (digital marketplaces, online classifieds, online casual games) of Sanoma News in Finland and the Baltics. The assets include i.a the leading C2C marketplace and auction site Huuto.net, the leading real estate and jobs classified website Oikotie.fi, the leading DIY construction website Rakentaja.fi, price and product comparison Hintaseuranta.fi and the leading car classified website Auto24.ee in Estonia. She is also the chairman of the board of Netwheels Ltd offering tailored digital services to car dealers.

She acted previously as a Senior Vice President of Business and Digital Operations of Sanoma News from 2008 to 2011. Her responsibilities included the strategy process, M&A and digital operations development matrix in Sanoma News.

Her earlier positions include Senior Vice President, Business Support Services (2000–2006) and Senior Vice President, Business Development (2007–2008) of Sanoma Entertainment Ltd. (formerly SWelcom Ltd) as well as Head Legal Counsel (1995–2000) of Sanoma Magazines Finland (formerly Helsinki Media) and Legal Counsel at Sanoma Corporation (1990–1994). Marja-Leena Tuomola was also a member of the Management Group of Sanoma Entertainment (2000–2008).

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