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Exec Director, Digital Revenue Network, WAN-IFRA

Nick runs WAN-IFRA's most advanced digital revenue programmes, including the Table Stakes Europe programme and the subscription focused eRev initiative, as well as managing our events and operations in Europe & Africa.

He started his career in London and has over fifteen years experience in innovative digital projects and collaborative working.

Before joining WAN-IFRA, he managed IT projects for ExxonMobil, Deutsche Bank and the European Patent Office, and facilitated the exec forums and conferences for the e-gov agency London Connects. He has a Diploma in Creativity, Innovation & Change from the Open University Business School.

Consultant, Reader Revenue and Editorial, Sweden

Sofia was previously CEO, editor-in-chief and publisher of Aftonbladet, the biggest news brand in Sweden. She has an extensive background in journalism and media, starting in her early twenties as a reporter at the local Swedish newspaper Borlänge Tidning. She has also been the sub-editor, entertainments editor and night manager at the regional newspaper Arbetarbladet. Between 1998 and 2006 she was the editor-in-chief and publisher at Dala-Demokraten and editor-in-chief and publisher of Norran. Between 2007 and 2018 she held various positions at Aftonbladet including administrative managing editor, HR manager, Head of Aftonbladet Online Academy, Head of the paid content department Plus and managing editor.

Deputy Managing Director, La Voix du Nord, France

Bruno Jauffret joined regional media brand La Voix du Nord (based in Lille, a division of Groupe Rossel) in 2007. He started by creating and leading La Voix Multimedia, first a digital services subsidiary, then an integrated division into La Voix du Nord. Jauffret became CDO of the company from 2011 until January 2017 when he was appointed Deputy Managing Director of the newspaper group. Prior to joining La Voix du Nord, Jauffret worked for Lagardère Group and Hachette Filipacchi Media. He graduated from EM Lyon business school.

Managing Director, lokalpioniere.de, Germany

Chief Digital Officer, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany

Before joining FAZ as their Head of Electronic Media, Thomas headed up the Online Business department at DD+V Media Group in Dresden - a group that includes the Sächsische Zeitung in Dresden, pioneers in introducing paid content to Germany.

Educated at the Axel Springer School Of Journalism, Hamburg, previous roles include Editor, Sächsiche Zeitung am Sonntag and Managing Director, Dresdner Magazin Verlag.

Director, Nordbayern Infonet

Since 2008, Oberth has been director of online newsroom at nordbayern.de, the joint online platform of the Nürnberger Nachrichten and Nürnberger Zeitung. While working in the press department of the City of Nürnberg, he was involved in creating their first online offering. After he joined the newspaper group in 1996, he used this experience to build their online presence, including several websites for major events in the region. 

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