David Schlesinger

Founder & Managing Director
Tripod Advisors

David founded Tripod Advisors / D.A. Schlesinger Limited to provide his global experience and specialized knowledge of journalism, media and emerging markets (particularly China) to companies. Previously, he was the Chairman of Thomson Reuters China until August 2012, and was the Group’s senior representative in the region. He was responsible for building senior relationships, providing thought leadership and advising on strategy for operations across Thomson Reuters interests in financial markets, legal databases, scientific information and journalism. He is a Board member of the Global Editors Network.

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Blockchain: so that newsrooms can go back to doing what they do best


Blockchain: The missing link between news and personalisation


In the news industry, personalisation and monetisation were once two distant dreams because we did not have the right know-how. Blockchain, however, can be the missing link: the technology allows for the distribution of news on a secure peer-to-peer mode for extra small transactions that could be less than a $1. David Schlesinger will be the […]

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