SPEAKERS

SPOBIS 2020
29 - 30 January 2020

Europe's biggest

sportsbusiness conference.

30–31 January 2019

Speaker 2020

Fritz Keller

President

DFB

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Christian Lindner MdB

Party Leader and Leader of...

FDP

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Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

CEO

FC Bayern München

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Hans-Joachim Watzke

Managing Director (Chairman)

Borussia Dortmund

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Ralph Rivera

Managing Director

NBA Europe and Middle East

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Jens Thiemer

SVP Customer &...

BMW

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Julian Reichelt

Chief Editor

Bild

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John Gleasure

Chief Business Development...

DAZN Group

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Mats Hummels

Professional Football Player

Borussia Dortmund

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Dr. Henning Stiegenroth

SVP Sport-Marketing

Deutsche Telekom

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Michael Wiederer

President

EHF

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Andreas Heyden

EVP Digital Innovations

DFL Group

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Carsten Koerl

CEO

Sportradar

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Ralf Reichert

CEO

ESL

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Nicolas Evans

Head of Football Research ...

FIFA

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Andreas Jung

Executive Board Member

FC Bayern München

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Carsten Cramer

Managing Director

Borussia Dortmund

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Fernando Carro

Managing Director

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

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Alexander Jobst

Board Member

FC Schalke 04

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Axel Hellmann

Board Member

Eintracht Frankfurt

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Michael Meeske

Managing Director

VfL Wolfsburg

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Thomas Röttgermann

CEO

Fortuna Düsseldorf

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Oliver Leki

Board Member

SC Freiburg

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Stefan Hofmann

CEO

1. FSV Mainz 05

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Bernd Hoffmann

CEO

Hamburger SV

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Peter Fischer

President

Eintracht Frankfurt

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Oke Göttlich

President

FC St. Pauli

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Stefan Mennerich

Director Media, Digital ...

FC Bayern München

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Fabian Hambüchen

Olympic Champion, Reporter...

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Frank Hensgens

Managing Director DACH

Indeed

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Gerhard Mack

CTO

Vodafone Germany

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Kai Kuhlmann

Team Head Sports Marketing...

Puma

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Andrew Wallis

Deputy CEO

Aroundtown

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Bernd Wahler

Chairman of the Board

HYPE Sports Innovation

Peter Jaeger

Senior Director Digital...

Dropbox

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Federico Winer

Business Development,...

SAP

Lars Lamadé

Head of Sponsorships Europe...

SAP

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Christoph Kull

Vice President &...

Adobe

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Philipp Westermeyer

Founder & Managing...

OMR

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Frank Baumann

Managing Director Football

SV Werder Bremen

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Lutz Pfannenstiel

Executive Board Sports

Fortuna Düsseldorf

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Jonas Boldt

Executive Board Sports

Hamburger SV

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Matthias Brügelmann

Chief Editor Sport

BILD

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Iñigo Aznar

Commercial Director

Atlético Madrid

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Christian Voigt

Vice President of Marketing...

IOC Television & Marketing Services

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Dr. Christian Hockenjos

Director Organization

Borussia Dortmund

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Dr. Michael Welling

Director Marketing &...

1. FSV Mainz 05

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Jürgen Muth

Managing Director

Allianz Arena München

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Peter Lauterbach

CEO

Sporttotal

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Michael Sullivan

Managing Director

ESPN

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Susanne Aigner

Managing Director

Discovery Communications DACH

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Jonas Hummels

Football Expert

DAZN

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Stefan Zant

Managing Director

ProSiebenSat. 1 Sports

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Daniel von Busse

COO

Sport1

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Stephan Lemke

Managing Director

Stadthalle Braunschweig

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Charlie Marshall

Managing Director

European Club Association

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Markus Krösche

Director Sports

RB Leipzig

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Simon Rolfes

Director Sports

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

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Marcel Schäfer

Director Sports

VfL Wolfsburg

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Thomas Treß

Managing Director

Borussia Dortmund

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Arne Dirks

Managing Director

Brose Baskets Bamberg

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Julien Ternisien

Senior Vice President...

Infront

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Mark Schober

Chairman

DHB

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Holger Blask

Director of Audiovisual...

DFL

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Karsten Petry

Managing Director

Octagon Germany

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Manfred Schwabl

President

SpVgg Unterhaching

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Lucas von Cranach

Founder & CEO

Onefootball

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Marc Kosicke

Managing Director

projekt b

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Mirjam Hummel-Ortner

CEO

WWP Group

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Daniel Hopp

Managing Director

SAP-Arena
 

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Stefan Ludwig

Head of Sport Business Group

Deloitte

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Jan Pommer

Managing Director

Galopprennsportverband

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Philipp Radel

CEO

WWP

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David Görges

Managing Director

Beyer Görges

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Prof. Dr. Stephanie Heinecke

Professor

Fresenius Hochschule

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Karsten Vierke

CEO

Signify DACH

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Nina Müller

Founder

Sports f

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Philipp Liesenfeld

Head of Corporate...

1. FC Köln

Sascha Kojic

Founder & CEO

SN1 Consulting

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Ralf Pressler

Head of Digitale Performance

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

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Heike Ullrich

Director of the Directorate...

DFB

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David Szlezak

Managing Director

EHF Marketing

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Jens Hilgers

Founding Partner

BITKRAFT ESports

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Alexander Müller

CEO

SK Gaming

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Gernot Bauer

Head of Sports

Eurosport

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Stefan Löcher

Managing Director ...

Lanxess Arena Köln

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Michael Brill

Managing Director

D.LIVE

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Tom Ryan

Associate Vice President,...

National Basketball Association (NBA)

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Hannes Jagerhofer

Managing Director

Beachvolleyball-Majors

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Christoph Rohmer

Head of Marketing &...

Jako

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Thomas Schmidt

COO

ESL

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Thomas Meyer

Director Digital...

Adobe

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Craig Spence

Chief Marketing and...

IPC

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Christof Babinsky

Managing Director

ASB Systembau Horst Babinsky

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Robert Schneider

Managing Director

Avantgarde 

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Dr. Alexander Steinforth

Managing Director

Deutsche Sport Marketing

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Oliver Trinchera

Founder & Managing...

Kinexon

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Antonio Dominguez

Senior Director Summer...

Infront

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Dennis Ibrahim Wolf

CEO

Turing Football

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Juul Manders

CEO

433

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Christian Holzer

Managing Director

Sportec Solutions

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Stephan Mayer

Parliamentary State...

BMI

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Dr. Tobias Scholz

Professor

Universität Siegen

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Claudia Wagner

Managing Director

Deutsche Sport Marketing

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Martin Hausleitner

General Secretary

EHF

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Robin Kolmel

Head of Digital

DAZN Madrid

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Patrik Meyer

Managing Director

Stadion Frankfurt Management
 

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Torsten Wirwas

Senior Director Strategic...

FC Schalke 04

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Thomas Schönen

Global Business Leader...

Philips

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Jacco Swart

Managing Director

European Leagues

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Kay Dammholz

Managing Director

SASS Media

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Gerd Butzeck

Managing Director

Forum Club Handball

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Steffen Busch

Owner

Summit Sportmarketing

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Alban Dechelotte

Head of Sponsorship &...

Riot Games

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Heiko Packwitz

Chief Marketing &...

Lufthansa Industry Solutions

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Dr. med. Ulrich Boenisch

Medical Director

Hessing Park Clinic

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Mark Harrison

Founder & CEO

The T1 Agency

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Allan Hvid

Chief Editor Sport

TV2

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Matthias Weber

Sponsorship Innovations I...

SAP

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Dr. Michael Vesper

Consultant, President

Direktorium für Vollblutzucht und Rennen

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Ralf Struckmeier

Vice President Logistics

Lufthansa Industry Solutions

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Uwe Frommhold

VP & COO

Anschutz Entertainment Group Mercedes Benz Dome

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Frank Aehlig

Head of Player Department

1. FC Köln

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Annika Bäcker

Chief Marketing Officer

Zurich Gruppe Deutschland

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Frido Gutknecht

Marketing Manager

Volleyball Bundesliga

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Yann-Benjamin Kugel

Physiotherapist &...

SK Gaming

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Chris Tambue

Head of Fan-Relationship...

1. FSV Mainz 05

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Dr. Steffen Merkel

Head of Strategy

DFL

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Prof. Dr. Sascha L. Schmidt

Academic Director ...

WHU

Werner Starz

Director Product Development

Eurosport

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Paha Schulz

Business Development...

Turing Football

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Arjan Sissing

SVP of Corporate Brand...

Deutsche Post DHL Group

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Ronan Joyce

Strategic Partner Manager -...

Facebook

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Hans-Jörn Arp

Member of the state...

CDU

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Thomas Franke

Head of Infrastructure and...

VfL Wolfsburg

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Kai Voerste

Head of Ticketing

Hamburger SV

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Milan Černý

Director of Strategic...

SAP

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Prof. Dr. Jan Mayer

Sports Psychologist

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

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Brigitte Sand

Chief Regulator

Danish Gaming Authority

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Dr. Wulf Hambach

Partner

Hambach & Hambach Rechtsanwälte

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Charles Bahr

Brand Partnerships EMEA

Project Z

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Dr. Ronald Reichert

Lawyer

Kanzlei Redeker Sellner Dahs

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Peter Rost

Consultant &...

CON ENT

Johannes Nuenning

Head of UQBATE

Deutsche Telekom

Program of our Masterclass partners

Frank Bohmann

Managing Director

Handball-Bundesliga

Lorenz Beringer

Founder and CEO

Lobeco

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Alexander Müller

Managing Director

SK Gaming

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Jennifer Kettemann

Managing Director

Rhein-Neckar-Löwen

Jens Horstmann

Managing Director

Trevisto

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Florian Schmidt-Sommerfeld

Commentator & Moderator...

Sky Sport

Stefan Zant

Managing Director

ProSiebenSat.1 Sports GmbH

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Florian Riepe

Head of Sports 

Production Resource Group

Henry Nash

Head of Planning &...

Octagon

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Maximilian Schmidt

CEO & Founder

Kinexon

Amit Golan

Founder & CEO

Minute.ly

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Damian Browarnik

Head of Innovation

Infront    

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David Geisser

CEO

collectID

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Rainer Schüler

CEO

VP Venue Planner

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Dr. Peter Rohlmann

CEO

PR Marketing

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Nicolas Reber

CEO

GamerLegion

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Robin Leichsenring

Director Platforms and...

11teamsports

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Haggai Barel

Co-Founder & CEO

DEEP 

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Carl Düvel

Vice President

ProSieben Sat1 Sports GmbH

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Stefan Lührs

Business Development CRM...

Lufthansa Industry Solutions

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Dan Haddad

Group Director Planning ...

Octagon 

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Daniel Rüben

CEO Europe

Custom Gateway

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Edwin Weindorfer

Founder & CEO

Emotion Group

Uwe Müller

Head of Sponsoring &...

Sporttotal

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Annika Iking

Key Account Manager

shopware

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Dennis Wedderkop

Managing Director

Fussballdaten

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Marc Hohenberg

Founder & Managing...

Rapid Peaks

Christoph Köhler

Director Concept...

ZDF Digital

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Stephanus Tekle

Director Marketing &...

Infront Germany

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Frank Hoberg

Co-Founder & EVP Sales

Open-Xchange

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Jens Reithmann

Operational Management

SAP Arena

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Philipp Deipenbrock

Head of Sales Control

1. FC Köln

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PJ Esteves

Chief Innovation Officer

Turing Football Technologies

Florian Steps

VP Business Development ...

Open-Xchange

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Hermann Stengele

Business Partner

Bluecode

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Eyal Arad

Co-Founder & CEO

Videocites

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Annette Feyh

Head of Brand Experience ...

Hyundai Motor Deutschland

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Pavel Koppmann

M.Sc., Head of Sports...

Turing Football Technologies

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Markus Appelhoff

Coach League of Legends

GamerLegion

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Dirk Wahlandt

Mental Coach

FC Basel

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Caroline Päffgen

Director

Sporttotal

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Katrin Kemmerer

Streamer / Influencer

GamerLegion

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Marcel Schwarzkopf

Corporate Development -...

DKB

Alexander Meister

Customer Success Smart...

Graphmasters

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Rudolf Linsenbarth

Director Consulting 

CGI Deutschland 

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Ramón Reber

Head of Corporate...

GamerLegion

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Friedhelm Lange

Director Global...

Lagardère Sports Germany

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Björn Endter

Director Marketing &...

FC Augsburg

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Marco Casanova

Head of Consulting &...

Emotion Group

Nadine Raidt

Managing Director

WTA Grass Court Championships Berlin 

Sven Müller

Vice President Planning ...

Lagardère PLUS

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Alexander Fleige

Project Manager

STB Marketing und Event

Alexander Reichert

Sales & Cooperations

STB Marketing und Event

Thomas Schönen

Global Leader Sports &...

Philips

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