Board Member International
Hubert Burda Media
Martin Weiss became a member of Burda’s management board on August 1st 2017 where he took over responsibilities for the group’s international business from CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen. Since June 2015, Weiss has been leading BurdaPrincipal Investments which invests in digital companies outside Germany (e.g. Etsy, Notonthehighstreet, Vinted, Showroom, Baublebar).
Prior to joining Hubert Burda Media, Weiss was a member of the executive team at international telecommunications and media company Milicom. There, he was in charge of the expansion and transformation of the company’s digital activities in Latin America, the US and Africa. Weiss was also founder and partner of the strategy consulting firm Solon heading its London office between 2008 and 2013.Back
What our attendees say…
For me, it’s vital that I attend the FIPP World Media Congress. It’s the one place to learn about the international industry developments and to meet key contacts in person, so it’s the best use of my time and money.
Yolanda Ausin Castaneda, General Manager
Asociación de Revistas de Informacion (ARI), Spain
The FIPP World Media Congress is a place for us to do business and meet publishers from around the world, both existing partners that we have relationships with and new ones that can help us expand our brands globally.
Kevin LaBonge, Vice President, Global Licensing
Penske Media, USA
I’ve been to every FIPP World Media Congress since 2015. It’s a great opportunity to sit down with potential customers and show them what we do. It’s a great event.
Jonny Kaldor, Co-Founder & CEO
If I were a doctor, and you were my patient and a media company, my prescription would be ‘go to the FIPP World Media Congress’.
John Wilpers, Senior Director, US
Innovation Media Group, USA
It’s the place to feel the pulse of the industry, to see what’s changed and what the new trends are. As well as the big-name speaker presentations, the networking opportunities are invaluable for us.
Dragana Trivanovic, Client Relations & Event Manager
Content Insights, Serbia
The FIPP World Media Congress is one of the biggest, most established and most important events in the industry. It combines great networking with great presentations – real-world, practical insights that you can take back to the office and put into practice straight away.
Chris Kerwin, Managing Director, Food Group
Immediate Media Co., UK