SPEAKERS

SPOBIS 2019
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Europe's biggest

sportsbusiness conference.

30–31 January 2019

Our Stage Programme!

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Chairman

FC Bayern München

To Stage

Matthias Sammer

Eurosport expert

To Stage

Thomas de Buhr

EVP DACH

DAZN

To Stage

Enrique Moreno

Global Brand Director

La Liga

To Stage

Fernando Carro de Prada

Managing Director

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

To Stage

Albert Mundet

Head of

Barça Innovation Hub

To Stage

Sebastian Kehl

Head of the Licensed...

Borussia Dortmund

To Stage

Gregor Gründgens

Director Brand Marketing

Vodafone

To Stage

Burkhard Leimbrock

Commercial Director Europe

Twitch

To Stage

Carsten Kritscher

Vice President Client...

VICE Media

To Stage

Lars Lehne

CEO

Syzygy

To Stage

Iskender Dirik

CEO

Microsoft Scale Up

To Stage

Christian Volk

Head of Digital Marketing...

FIFA

To Stage

Bernhard Schambeck

Head of

BMW Startup Garage

To Stage

Wilken Engelbracht

Venture Partner

Tengelmann Ventures

To Stage

Sven Schmidt

Managing Director

ICS Internet Consumer Services

To Stage

Alban Dechelotte

Head of Sponsorship &...

Riot Games

To Stage

Alexander Müller

Managing Director

SK Gaming

To Stage

Hicham Chahine

CEO

Ninjas in Pyjamas

To Stage

Tim Reichert

Chief Gaming Officer

FC Schalke 04

To Stage

Vandana Balachandar

Vice President, Head of...

NBA

To Stage

Silja Hintz

Head of Sales DACH

Puma

To Stage

Susanne Aigner-Drews

Managing Director

Discovery Communications DACH

To Stage

Veronika Rücker

Chairman

DOSB

To Stage

Andreas Gall

Chief Innovation Officer

Red Bull Media House

To Stage

Jochen Lösch

Partner

JL Sports Investment

To Stage

An Dang Duy

Chief Information Officer

IAAF

To Stage

Mirko Gröschner

Chief Marketing &...

America’s Cup

To Stage

Alexander Jobst

Board Member for Marketing

FC Schalke 04

To Stage

Peter Görlich

Managing Director

TSG Hoffenheim

To Stage

Stefan Mennerich

Chairman of the Management...

FCB Digital & Media Lab

To Stage

Holger Blask

Director of Audiovisual...

DFL

To Stage

Ingo Schiller

Managing Director

Hertha BSC

To Stage

Christian Heidel

Director of Sport

FC Schalke 04

To Stage

Fredi Bobic

Director of Sport

Eintracht Frankfurt

To Stage

Michael Preetz

Managing Director for...

Hertha BSC

To Stage

Andreas Heyden

 Managing Director

DFL Digital Sports

To Stage

Ralph Kink

Director Technology and...

Microsoft Deutschland

To Stage

Thomas Krohne

To Stage

Christian Hockenjos

Director - Organisation |...

Prokurist Borussia Dortmund | Vereinigung deutscher Stadionbetreiber (VDS) 

To Stage

Ilja Kaenzig

Member of the Board of...

VfL Bochum

To Stage

Erik Stoffelshaus

Sporting Director

Lokomotive Moskau

To Stage

Karsten Petry

Managing Director

Octagon Germany

To Stage

Henning Stiegenroth

Senior Vice President...

Deutsche Telekom

To Stage

Holger Thalheimer

CEO

Phd Germany

To Stage

Michael Meeske

Managing Director

VfL Wolfsburg

To Stage

Jan Lehmann

Member of the Board of...

1. FSV Mainz 05

To Stage

Joachim Hilke

Managing Director Global...

Fanatics

To Stage

Olaf Schröder

Chairman

Constantin Medien

To Stage

Michael Ilgner

Chairman

Deutsche Sporthilfe

To Stage

Daniel Hopp

Managing Director

SAP-Arena Mannheim
 

To Stage

Mark Schober

Chairman

DHB

To Stage

René Adler

Goalkeeper

1. FSV Mainz 05

To Stage

Tim Latka

FIFA e-athlete

FC Schalke 04 Esports

To Stage

Ulrich Wolter

Director Operation

RB Leipzig

To Stage

Niels Rossow

Member of the Board of...

1. FC Nürnberg

To Stage

Olaf Rebbe

Sporting Director

Huddersfield Town

To Stage

Peter Felsbach

Head of Group...

Voestalpine

To Stage

Eduard Gerlof

Director of Marketing

Comdirect

To Stage

Oliver Leki

Board Member

SC Freiburg

To Stage

Dirk Huefnagels

Head of Business Marketing

HypoVereinsbank

To Stage

Jennifer Kettemann

Managing Director

Rhein-Neckar Löwen

To Stage

Maximilian Schmidt

Co-Founder and Managing...

Kinexon

To Stage

Christian Pfennig

Director of Corporate and...

DFL

To Stage

Daniel von Busse

COO TV

Sport1

To Stage

Philipp Radel

CEO

WWP

To Stage

Olaf Bauer

Managing Director

Lagardère Plus Germany

To Stage

Peter Lauterbach

CEO

Sporttotal

David Tews

Head of Marketing Division

Intersport

To Stage

Stefan Göbel

Head of External...

Generali Deutschland

To Stage

Eike Gyllensvärd

Senior Vice President Sales...

Lagardère Sports Germany

To Stage

Thomas Riedel

Managing Director

Riedel Communications

To Stage

André Bachmann

Managing Director Craft

New Wave

To Stage

Rüdiger Fritsch

President

SV Darmstadt 98

To Stage

Dirk Schluenz

Head of Commercial Division...

FC St. Pauli

To Stage

Alexander Günther

Managing Director

Sportcast

To Stage

Felix Welling

Senior Director – Corporate...

VfL Wolfsburg

To Stage

David Görges

Managing Director

Beyer Görges

To Stage

Lorenz Beringer

Founder and Managing...

Lobeco

To Stage

Patrik Meyer

Managing Director

Stadion Frankfurt Management GmbH 
 

To Stage

Maurice Sonneveld

Head of Digital Media

Hertha BSC

To Stage

Fabian Herrmann

Managing Director

KSC Betriebsgesellschaft Stadion

To Stage

Walter Hofer

Head of Ski Jumping 

FIS

Patrick Petter

Founder

Global Interlacing

Jan Pommer

Member of the Board

WESA

Glenn Lovett

Global Managing Director

Nielsen Sports

Programme of our partners (Masterclass)

Christof Babinsky

Managing Director

ASB GlassFloor

To Stage

Michael Lina

Head of Sports Marketing

AS&S

To Stage

Gerrit Heidemann

Director

Sporttotal

To Stage

Achim Ittner

Business Development Sports...

SAP

To Stage

Henry Nash

Head of Strategy

Octagon

To Stage

Sebastian Zelichowski

Head of Analysis &...

Eintracht Frankfurt

To Stage

Jens Horstmann

Board Member

Trevisto

To Stage

Jens Leonhäuser

Managing Owner

Steilpass

To Stage

Jonas Haag

Consultant

Trevisto

To Stage

Josh Green

Creative Director

Octagon

To Stage

Katja Vogel

Marketing

Deutscher Alpenverein

To Stage

Lorenz Beringer

Founder and Managing...

Lobeco

To Stage

Max Eber-Ischinger

Senior Consultant

Lobeco

To Stage

Steffen Simon

Head of Sport

WDR

To Stage

Thomas Hodel

Brandmanagement 

Edelrid

To Stage

Uwe Müller

Head of Marketing

Sporttotal

To Stage

Yoo-Jin Shin

VP / Head of Client Service...

Octagon

To Stage

Axel Balkausky

Sports Coordinator

ARD

To Stage

Stephan Heilmann

Head of DACH

bwin

To Stage