1st Future of Media & Publishing Berlin Meetup - hosted by WeWork

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After hosting these events in London and NYC for a while, Bibblio is proud to announce it's launching the Future of Media & Publishing Meetup in Berlin. The inaugural event is hosted by WeWork on Thursday 7 June.

18:00u - Networking & drinks

18:25u - Introduction word by WeWork

18:30u - Talk by Tom Clark (VP/Director, Publishing at De Gruyter)
Tom leads global product development and the Humanities and Social Science publishing teams. His expertise lies in publishing, product development, leadership, strategy and customer engagement. Before De Gruyter, Tom was Head of Publishing at Emerald, Senior Publisher at Elsevier and Executive Publisher at John Wiley and Sons.

18:55u - Talk by Grace Dobush
Grace is a freelance writer, editor and a serial networker. She's written for publications including Handelsblatt Global, Wired, Quartz, Cincinnati Magazine, the Washington Post and Roll Call. Grace's work lately lives in the intersection of tech and politics. She especially loves datamining projects.

19:15u - Networking, food & drinks

19:45 A panel on how to acquire and grow new audiences.

- Mads Holmen (Co-founder and CEO at Bibblio)
Mads is CEO at Bibblio, a leading provider of personalization and content recommendation services. He’s a passionate ‘better web’ advocate and recognized publishing industry commentator. Bibblio works with online platforms like The Economist, Afar.com and The Business of Fashion. Mads used to promote some of the world’s largest brands as part of goviral, where he worked closely with the founding team throughout the company’s rapid growth and sale to AOL.

Appearing on panel:

- Brian O'Connor (Founder & Partner at rethink)
Brian is a partner at rethink, a Berlin based digital consultancy company working on transformative communication solutions for a wide variety of clients. Before founding rethink, he was Executive Creative Director at Ringier Axel Springer and guest professor at The Universität der Künste on digital media, content marketing and storytelling. Brian has been mentor at the Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator and pro bono partner at 60pages too.

- Lin Hierse (Journalist, Urbanist, Social Media Editor)
Lin is a journalist at taz, die Tageszeitung, and writer and social media editor at sinonerds, a magazine committed to the empowerment of young people and cultural exchange between the Chinese-speaking East and the German-speaking West. Up until recently she was a research associate at the Humboldt University of Berlin, specialising in urbanism, socio-spatial inequalities and border studies among other things.

- Sven Fund (Managing Director at fullstopp and Knowledge Unlatched)
Sven is managing director at fullstopp, a consultancy- and investment company specialising in publishing and startups. Fullstopp invested in companies such as book publisher Inkitt, biotechnology news website Labiotech.eu and most recently the Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI). Sven is also managing director of Knowledge Unlatched, offering free access to scholarly content for every reader across the world. His specialties lie in scientific publishing, open access, startups, change management and leadership.

- Christin Martens (Consultant, former Head of Editorial at StoryMachine and Editor-in-Chief of Business Insider Germany)
Christin is an all-round journalist and media expert. She knows about business, finance and startups too. Christin has profound expertise in storytelling, content marketing and social media strategies."

20:15u - Networking and drinks