Past Participants

 

 

See who was there in 2017 

 

 

 

 

Over 750 participants joined us at the GEN Summit 2017.

We created a data visualization to show the geographic distribution of our participants.  

 








Per Aadland
CTO
TV2
Norway
Sarhan AbuKalloub
Journalist & Researcher
Skyline for Development
Palestine
Steve Adler
President & Editor-in-Chief
Thomson-Reuters
United States of America
Diego Agundez
Policy Officer
European Commission
Belgium
David Alandete Ballester
Managing Editor
El País
Spain
Tim Alexandrov
Senior Customer Success Manager
IO Technologies
United States of America
Rosental Alves
Professor
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas
Brazil
Ida Anna Haugen
Front Page Editor
NRK
Norway
Anders Arntsen
Product Manager
ABC Startsiden
Norway
Laurent Bainier
Editor-in-Chief
20 Minutes
France
Peter Bale
President
Global Editors Network
United Kingdom
Ricardas Baltaduonis
CEO
Delfi, UAB
Lithuania
Greg Barber
Director of Newsroom Product
The Washington Post
United States of America
Joe Batchelor
Newsdesk Editor
Red Bull
Austria
Camilla Bath
Deputy News Editor
Primedia Broadcasting
South Africa
Emily Bell
Professor
Columbia University
United States of America
Emmanuel Bellando
Consultant
e-business factory
France
Vytautas Benokraitis
CEO
Delfi, UAB
Lithuania
Borja Bergareche
Director of Digital Innovation
Vocento
Spain
Molly Bingham
CEO
Orb Media
United States of America
Derek Bjølgerud
Head of Digital, News Department
TV2
Norway
David Blanchard
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
20 Minutes
France
Ludovic Blecher
Head of DNI Innovation Fund
Google
France
Marzia Bona
Editor & Researcher
Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT)
Italy
Marianne Bouchart
Manager
Data Journalism Awards
France
Sinead Boucher
CEO
Stuff
New Zealand
Helmut Brandstätter
Publisher
KURIER
Austria
Børge Brende
President
World Economic Forum
Norway
Kim Bui
Editor-in-Chief
NowThis
United States of America
Shujaat Bukhari
Editor-in-Chief
Rising Kashmir
India
Mar Cabra
Editor
ICIJ
Spain
Julia Cagé
Professor
IEP de Paris
France
Ignacio Calle
Data Journalist
Maldita.es/La Sexta
Spain
Jim Carroll
Director, SBS News & Current Affairs
SBS
Australia
Catarina Carvalho
Editor-in-Chief, Magazine Department
Global Media
Portugal
Miloš Cermák
Editor-in-Chief, ihned.cz
Economia
Czech Republic
Madhav Chinnappa
Head of Strategic Relations, News & Publishers
Google
United Kingdom
Reginald Chua
Executive Editor, Editorial Operations, Data & Innovation
Reuters
United States of America
Jens Cornelius Knudsen
SVP, Production
TV2
Norway
Rita Costa
Journalist
Jornal Público
Portugal
Isa Costa
Web Designer
Bright Pixel
Portugal
Grig Davidovitz
CEO
RGB Media
Israel
Douglas Dawson
General Manager, Communications
Microsoft
United States of America
Evangeline De Bourgoing
Chief Content Officer
Global Editors Network
France
Stanislas De Livonniere
Head of Data & Innovation Team
Le Parisien
France
Dominic Depaoli
Project Manager
Russmedia Digital
Austria
Nathalie Desaix
Director, Marketing & Communications
20 Minutes
France
Mukul Devichand
Editor, Voice
BBC
United Kingdom
Esra Dogramaci
Digital Senior Editor
Deutsche Welle
Germany
Marie-Claude Dupont
Senior Executive, Programming & Strategy, Regional Services
Radio Canada
Canada
Borja Echevarría
VP & Editor-in-Chief, Univision Digital
Univision
United States of America
Meinolf Ellers
Managing Partner
Next Media Accelerator
Germany
Cosmin Ene
CEO
LaterPay
Germany
Benedict Evans
Mobile Analyst
Andreessen-Horowitz
United States of America
Amanda Farnsworth
Head of Visual & Data Journalism
BBC News
United Kingdom
Pablo Fernández Delkader
Innovation & Product Development
Prisa Radio
Spain
David Fernández Sancho
Chief Engineer
Maldita.es/La Sexta
Spain
Frederic Filloux
Founder & Editor
News Quality Scoring/Monday Note
France
Elin Floberghagen
General Secretary
Norwegian Press Association
Norway
Claude Fortin
Director, Info
Radio Canada
Canada
Julie Foulon
Co-Founder
Molengeek
Belgium
Conrad Fritzsch
Head of Digital Marketing
Mercedes-Benz
Germany
Hector Gambini
Senior Editor
Clarín
Argentina
Frank Gander
Head of Factual & Current Affairs
NRK
Norway
Mei Gao
Head of Content Partnership
Bytedance
China
Emilio Garcia-Ruiz
Managing Editor
The Washington Post
United States of America
Dan Gillmor
Professor & Author
Arizona State University
United States of America
Jonas Gilys
Head of Sales
Delfi, UAB
Lithuania
Mar Gonzalez Franco
Researcher
Microsoft
Spain
Louisa Graham
Chief Executive
The Walkley Foundation
Australia
Ulf Gruener
Department of Training & Education
Swiss Radio & Television (SRF)
Germany
Christina Gulbrandsen
Editor-in-Chief
Ingeniørenes Stemme
Norway
Ferial Haffajee
Editor-at-Large
Huffington Post South Africa
South Africa
Cory Haik
Chief Strategy Officer
Mic
United States of America
Tony Haile
CEO
Scroll
United States of America
Gareth Harding
Brussels Programme Director
Missouri School of Journalism
Belgium
Jonathan Heawood
CEO
IMPRESS
United Kingdom
Melissa Heikkila
Social Media Fellow
The Economist
United Kingdom
Øyvind Henriksen
Magazine Editor
E24
Norway
Anniken Hjertholm
Managing Editor
TV2
Norway
Mads Holmen
CEO
Bibblio
United Kingdom
Silje Hovland
News Editor
TV2
Norway
Zhimin Huang
Founder
DataWorks
China
Bella Hurrell
Deputy Editor, Visual Journalism
BBC
United Kingdom
Ingrid Indseth
News Editor
E24
Norway
Bart Jan Leferink
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
NOS News
Netherlands
Vegard Jansen Hagen
Head of Sports
TV2
Norway
Lucy Jay-Kennedy
Head of Global Media Relations
IMD Business School
Switzerland
John Keefe
Bot Developer & App Product Manager
Quartz
United States of America
Matt Kelly
Chief Content Officer
Archant Group
United Kingdom
Thomas Kent
President
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Czech Republic
Anne Kerloch
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
20 Minutes
France
Caroline King
VP, Sales
APO
Switzerland
Ricardo Kirschbaum
Editor-in-Chief
Clarín
Argentina
Reidun Kjelling Nybø
Assistant Secretary General
Association of Norwegian Editors
Norway
Maija Koski
Editor-in-Chief
Sanoma
Finland
Elena Kovalevska
Head of Digital Syndication
US International Media/BBG
Czech Republic
Daniela Kraus
Managing Director
FJUM
Austria
Debby Krenek
Co-Publisher
Newsday
United States of America
Ruth Kronenburg
Director of Operations
Free Press Unlimited
Netherlands
Berit Kvam
Editor-in-Charge
Nordic Labour Journal
Norway
Armelle Le Goff
Editor-in-Chief
20 Minutes
France
Alexandre Lebrun
Head of Engineering
Facebook AI Research (FAIR)
France
Mark Little
CEO
Neva Labs
Ireland
Anna Lladó
Freelance Journalist
Spain
Sarah Logan
Communications Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United States of America
Kjersti Loken Stavrum
CEO
Tinius Trust
Norway
Rasa Lukaityte
Editor-in-Chief
Delfi, UAB
Lithuania
Farhan Mallick
News Director
Samaa TV
Pakistan
Francesco Marconi
Strategy Manager & AI Co-Lead
The Associated Press
United States of America
Martin Marier
Director, Info
Radio Canada
Canada
Maria Marron
Dean, College of Journalism & Mass Communications/Professor
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
United States of America
Sarah Marshall
Head of Audience Growth
Condé Nast
United Kingdom
Filomena Martins
Deputy Director
Observador
Portugal
Cristina Martín
General Digital Director
Vocento
Spain
Claudia Martínez
Bloomberg Media Distribution
Bloomberg
Argentina
Siobhan McHugh
Founding Editor
RadioDoc Review
Australia
Robert McKenzie
Editor, BBC News Labs
BBC
United Kingdom
Fernando Medina
Mayor
Lisbon
Portugal
Karlis Miksons
Student
University of Latvia
Latvia
Sivert Moe Winther
Digital Strategy Advisor
NRK
Norway
Mehdi Mohammedi
CIO
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut
France
Cameron Moodley
Front-End Engineer
Primedia Broadcasting
South Africa
Gaven Morris
Director, News
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia
João Mota
Designer
Público
Portugal
Turi Munthe
Venture Partner
North Base Media
United Kingdom
David Neeleman
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Azul Airlines
Brazil
Naja Neilsen
Chief Journalism Officer
Orb Media
United States of America
Craig Newmark
Founder
Craigslist
United States of America
Delphine Noyon
Departmental Director
NRCO
France
Brandon Oelofse
Manager
RNTC
Netherlands
Aki Omori
Staff Writer
The Yomiuri Shimbun
Japan
Oluseun Onigbinde
Lead Partner
BudgIT
Nigeria
Ana Ormaechea
Journalist & Entrepreneur
Cuonda
Spain
Jacqueline Park
Director, Editorial & Strategy
IFJ
Australia
Norman Pearlstine
?Chief? ?Information Architect
Money.Net
United States of America
Bertrand Pecquerie
CEO
Global Editors Network
France
Torry Pedersen
Head of Editorial
Schibsted
Norway
Acacio Pereira
Managing Editor
20 Minutes
France
Aron Pilhofer
Executive Director
DocumentCloud.org
United States of America
João Pina
Developer
Bright Pixel
Portugal
Jean-Philippe Pineault
Managing Editor
The Canadian Press/La Presse Canadienne
Canada
Vladimír Piská?ek
Head of Content
Economia
Czech Republic
Kai Pritzsche
Managing Editor, FAZ.NET
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Germany
Aroon Purie
Founding Chairman & Editor-in-Chief
India Today Group
India
Chantal Pétillat
Project Manager
NRCO
France
Diogo Queirós de Andrade
Deputy Executive Editor
Público
Portugal
Mika Rahkonen
Head of Development/Media Lab
Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle)
Finland
Noemí Ramírez
Chief Digital Officer
El País
Spain
Shane Randall
Business Intelligence Manager
The Associated Press
United Kingdom
Alan Renwick
Director of RADAR
Urbs Media
United Kingdom
Alberto Reverón García
Designer
Maldita.es/La Sexta
Spain
Gerold Riedman
CEO
Russmedia Digital
Austria
Adam Rifi
Research Manager
MINDS International
Austria
Alison Roberts
Correspondent
BBC News
United Kingdom
Jim Roberts
Editor-in-Chief
Cheddar
United States of America
Lucy Rodgers
Senior Journalist
BBC
United Kingdom
Frode Rønning
Editor
LO Media
Norway
Andrei Sabau
CEO
Seen Media
Canada
Sumi Saint-Augustin
Business Analyst
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut
France
Mariana Santos
CEO
Chicas Poderosas
Portugal
Paul Sargeant
Senior Journalist
BBC
United Kingdom
Arno Scharl
Director
Department of New Media Technology
Austria
David Schlesinger
Founder
Tripod Avisors
Hong Kong
Ellen Schuster
Head of Digital Programming
Deutsche Welle
Germany
Federica Seneghini
Journalist
Corriere della Sera
Italy
Thomas Seymat
Immersive Journalism & VR Editor
Euronews
France
Dmitry Shishkin
Digital Development Editor
BBC
United Kingdom
Daniel Sieberg
Co-Founder
Civil
United States of America
Dan Silver
Head of Digital Publishing
The Telegraph
United Kingdom
Suparna Singh
CEO, NDTV Convergence & Director, NDTV Group
NDTV
India
Alessandro Sofia
Head of Communications
IMD Business School
Switzerland
Karianne Solbrække
Head of News
TV2
Norway
Christian Spahr
Director, Media Program South East Europe
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Germany
Marc Springer
Editor-in-Chief, VOL.AT
Russmedia Digital
Austria
Harald Stanghelle
Editor
Aftenposten
Norway
Gunnar Stavrum
Editor-in-Chief
Nettavisen
Norway
Paul Steiger
Executive Chairman
ProPublica
United States of America
Gabriella Stern
Director, Media & External Relations
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United States of America
Tor Strand
Editor
ABC Nyheter
Norway
Daria Sukharchuk
IJNet Contributor
International Center for Journalists
Germany
Margaret Sullivan
Media Columnist
The Washington Post
United States of America
Richard Sverrisson
News Editor
Montel
Norway
Wiktor Szary
Reporter
The Wall Street Journal
United Kingdom
Nathalie Tanbourgi
Media Distribution, EMEA
Bloomberg Media
United Kingdom
Elina Tenhonen
Business Controller
Yleisradio Oy
Finland
Bruce Thwaits
Application Architect
Primedia Broadcasting
South Africa
Jacobo Toll-Messia
CEO
Hubii
Norway
David Tomchak
Digital Director
Evening Standard
United Kingdom
Anne-Marie Tomchak
Editor, UK
Mashable
United Kingdom
Kaitlin Tosh
Social Media Fellow
The Economist
United Kingdom
Pierre Tremblay
Senior Director of News Programming & Impact Journalism
Radio Canada
Canada
Are Tverberg
Engineer
TV2
Norway
Etienne Vandevalle
Business Developer
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut
France
João Vasconcelos
Senior Advisor
Clearwater International
Portugal
Peter Vickers
Deputy Director
EBU
Switzerland
Roxanna Voitovych
VP, Customer Success
IO Technologies
United States of America
Tormod Værvågen
Systems Architect
NRK
Norway
Jimmy Wales
Co-Founder
WikiTribune & Wikipedia
United States of America
Mary Walter-Brown
Founder & CEO
News Revenue Hub
United States of America
Darren Waters
Managing Editor
Office for National Statistics
United Kingdom
Amy Webb
Founder
Future Today Institute
United States of America
Mike Wendling
Assistant Editor, BBC Trending
BBC
United Kingdom
Leon Willems
Director of Policy & Programmes
Free Press Unlimited
Netherlands
Anthony Williams
Director, External Communications
EBRD
United Kingdom
Miguel Wiñazki
Senior Editor
Clarín
Argentina
Rachel Woodward
Director of Marketing
The Associated Press
United Kingdom