Director of News Partnerships EMEA
Jesper Doub is the director of news partnerships, EMEA, Facebook. In this role he focuses on building relationships with journalists and publishers across Europe, Middle East and Africa as they embrace digital change and seek new, sustainable business models. Prior to joining Facebook, Jesper served as CEO, SPIEGEL ONLINE and SPIEGEL TV, as well as publishing director of SPIEGEL-Verlag, where he oversaw the introduction of paid content offering SPIEGEL plus, while growing SPIEGEL ONLINE to its largest ever audience and revenue. Before joining SPIEGEL, he was CIO of the media group M. DuMont Schauberg and Managing Director of DuMont Systems and has also held senior positions at the Bauer Media Group, and Axel Springer Verlag. Jesper studied industrial engineering at the Hamburg University of Technology.
Facebook looms large in the thinking of publishers of all sizes. The relationship has not always seemed fairly balanced, but in the past year the platform giant has demonstrated, at least at face value, a willingness to understand and engage with media. Are these efforts enough? Will Facebook become a genuine and beneficial partner to […]