Speaker

SPEAKER 2019

SHAZNA NESSA

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

 

Shazna Nessa is the Chief Visuals Editor at The Wall Street Journal, and has over 20 years of experience working at the intersection of technology, design, and journalism. Today she leads several teams of visual journalists, designers, engineers, and product experts who are dedicated to experiments with storytelling formats, data-driven journalism and visualizations, story design, and tools that scale innovative experiences across The Wall Street Journal's platforms and beyond. Prior roles include director of journalism at The Knight Foundation, head of innovation and products at the Associated Press, executive producer at Conde Nast Portfolio, and a startup technology manager during the nascent internet years at the start of her career. She is a board officer for the Online News Association, as well as a board advisor for the Tow Center for digital journalism at Columbia University, and the Journalism + Design program at the New School. She graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris, and was a 2014 Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University.

 

 


ALAN RUSBRIDGER

LADY MARGARET HALL, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

 

Alan Rusbridger is a prime mover in the fast-changing digital revolution from both the news and news management perspectives. As Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian form two decades, he oversaw seminal investigative reporting into the era’s most important government and private sector surveillance leaks and hacks as well as facilitated the newspaper’s dramatic growth from a modest U.K. daily to the key international player in online media with offices now in the US and Australia. Beyond the computer screen, Rusbridger followed his personal passions to make meaningful contributions to the cause of environmental activism, and modeled for broad audiences the value and benefits of making time for creative expression.

 

 


SPEAKER 2018

JOCHEN WEGNER

ZEIT ONLINE

MARIUS THORKILDSEN

SCHIBSTED

NONNY DE LA PEÑA 

EMBLEMATIC GROUP

SALLY LEHRMAN 

THE TRUST PROJECT