SPEAKERS

SPOBIS 2020

Europe's biggest

sportsbusiness conference.

30–31 January 2019

Our Stage Programme!

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Chairman

FC Bayern München

To Stage

Hans-Joachim Watzke

Managing Dircetor

Borussia Dortmund

To Stage

Peter Hutton

Director Global Sports...

Facebook

To Stage

Michael Krause

Managing Director EMEA

Spotify

To Stage

Thomas de Buhr

EVP DACH

DAZN

To Stage

Jochen Sengpiehl

Chief Marketing Officer

Volkswagen Pkw

To Stage

Joachim Müller

Chairman 

Allianz Deutschland

To Stage

Gregor Gründgens

Director Brand Marketing

Vodafone

To Stage

Matthias Sammer

Eurosport expert

To Stage

Sebastian Kehl

Head of the Licensed...

Borussia Dortmund

To Stage

Albert Mundet

Head of

Barça Innovation Hub

To Stage

Enrique Moreno

Global Brand Director

La Liga

To Stage

Burkhard Leimbrock

Commercial Director Europe

Twitch

To Stage

Lars Lehne

CEO

Syzygy

To Stage

Iskender Dirik

CEO

Microsoft Scale Up

To Stage

Andreas Gall

Chief Innovation Officer

Red Bull Media House

To Stage

Thilo Koslowski

CEO

Porsche Digital

To Stage

Bernhard Schambeck

Head of

BMW Startup Garage

To Stage

Wilken Engelbracht

Venture Partner

Tengelmann Ventures

To Stage

Christine Schröder-Schönberg

Head of Global Sponsorships...

Deutsche Post DHL Group

To Stage

Jens Haeussler

Teamlead Corporate...

Siemens

To Stage

Sven Schmidt

Managing Director

ICS Internet Consumer Services

To Stage

Alban Dechelotte

Head of Sponsorship &...

Riot Games

To Stage

Brandon Snow

Chief Revenue Officer

Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues

Alexander Müller

Managing Director

SK Gaming

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

Bernd Wahler

Chairman of the Board

HYPE Sports Innovation

To Stage

Federico Winer

Head of Entertainment...

SAP

To Stage

Christian Volk

Head of Digital Marketing...

FIFA

To Stage

Jürgen Dürr

Founder

Blackroll

To Stage

Amir Raveh

Founder & President

HYPE Sports Innovation

To Stage

Matthias Brügelmann

Chief Editor Sport

BILD-Gruppe

To Stage

Moritz Müller-Wirth

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

die ZEIT

To Stage

Jochen Lösch

Partner

JL Sports Investment

To Stage

An Dang Duy

Chief Information Officer

IAAF

To Stage

Lucas von Cranach

Founder und CEO

Onefootball

To Stage

Fernando Carro de Prada

Managing Director

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

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

Thomas Schönen

Head of Marketing

Philips DACH

To Stage

Ralph Kink

Director Technology and...

Microsoft Deutschland

To Stage

Michael Bracher

Senior Vice President...

Dazn

To Stage

Thomas Krohne

Owner

KW25 Beteiligungs GmbH

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

Former Sporting Director

Lokomotive Moskau

To Stage

Karsten Petry

Managing Director

Octagon Germany

To Stage

Henning Stiegenroth

Senior Vice President...

Deutsche Telekom

To Stage

Stephen Nuttall

Managing Director,...

America’s Cup

To Stage

Holger Thalheimer

CEO

Phd Germany

To Stage

Markus Stenger

Head of EURO 2024 Bid

DFB

To Stage

Michael Meeske

Managing Director

VfL Wolfsburg

To Stage

Benjamin Hoeneß

Director Corporate...

FC Bayern München

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

Ben Wyer-Roberts

Director of Program...

EA

To Stage

Mark Schober

Chairman

DHB

To Stage

Tobias Haupt

Head of DFB-Akademie

To Stage

Philipp Liesenfeld

Corporate Development &...

1. FC Köln

To Stage

René Adler

Goalkeeper

1. FSV Mainz 05

To Stage

Tim Latka

FIFA e-athlete

FC Schalke 04 Esports

To Stage

Walter Schneeloch

President

Landessportbund Nordrhein-Westfalen

To Stage

Walter Hofer

Head of Ski Jumping 

FIS

To Stage

Glenn Lovett

Global Managing Director

Nielsen Sports

To Stage

Lars Lamadé

Head of Global Sponsorships...

SAP

To Stage

Gerd Voss

Head of Sports...

Volkswagen

Nils Berger

CEO

Viewpointsystem

To Stage

Ulrich Wolter

Director Operation

RB Leipzig

To Stage

Niels Rossow

Member of the Board of...

1. FC Nürnberg

To Stage

Olaf Rebbe

Former Sporting Director

Huddersfield Town

To Stage

Oliver Leki

Board Member

SC Freiburg

To Stage

Jochen Röttgermann

Executive Board Member of...

VfB Stuttgart

To Stage

Josip Grbavac

Head of Marketing

Hannover 96

To Stage

Patrick Petter

Founder

Global Interlacing

To Stage

Moritz Fürste

Managing Partner

Upsolut Sports

To Stage

Dirk Huefnagels

Head of Business Marketing

HypoVereinsbank

To Stage

Thomas Geisel

Mayor

Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf

To Stage

Peter Felsbach

Head of Group...

Voestalpine

To Stage

Eduard Gerlof

Director of Marketing

Comdirect

To Stage

Jan Pommer

Member of the Board

WESA

To Stage

Philipp Radel

CEO

WWP

To Stage

Jennifer Kettemann

Managing Director

Rhein-Neckar Löwen

To Stage

Christoph Winterling

Commercial and Marketing...

FC Bologna

To Stage

Maximilian Schmidt

Co-Founder and Managing...

Kinexon

To Stage

Christian Pfennig

Director of Corporate and...

DFL

To Stage

Rainer Koch

1. Vice President

DFB

To Stage

Ruth Cremer

CEO

Euworx UG

To Stage

Tobias Fröhlich

Managing Partner &...

Teravolt

To Stage

Daniel von Busse

COO TV

Sport1

To Stage

Olaf Bauer

Managing Director

Lagardère Plus Germany

To Stage

Thomas Broich

Former Football Player

To Stage

Peter Lauterbach

CEO

Sporttotal

To Stage

David Tews

Head of Marketing Division

Intersport

To Stage

Sascha L. Schmidt

Academic Director

SPOAC

To Stage

André Bachmann

Managing Director Craft

New Wave

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

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

Annette Röttgen

General Manager 

Merkur Spiel-Arena

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

Hagen Bossdorf

Moderator

Markus Othmer

Moderator

Andreas Richter

Moderator

Konstantin Winkler

Moderator

Franz Koch

COO

Onefootball

To Stage

Mehdi Benhadj-Djilali

Regisseur

Oke Göttlich

President

FC St. Pauli

To Stage

Programme of our partners (Masterclass & Open Presentations)

Christian Peer

To Stage

Stephan Heilmann

Head of DACH

bwin

To Stage

Jens Brämer

Head of Operations

CTS EVENTIM Sports  

To Stage

Olaf Seiche

Head of Business Unit...

TÜV Rheinland

To Stage

Rainer Koch

1. Vice President

DFB

To Stage

Ulrich Wolter

Director Operation

RB Leipzig

To Stage

Christof Babinsky

Managing Director

ASB GlassFloor

To Stage

Michael Lina

Head of Sports Marketing

AS&S

To Stage

Nishant Pithia

Senior Partner Solutions...

Adobe

Gregory Morris

Senior Brand Research...

Formula 1

To Stage

Christian Pfennig

Director of Corporate and...

DFL

To Stage

Tobias Naumann

Managing Director

Block Voice

To Stage

Gerrit Heidemann

Director

Sporttotal

To Stage

Achim Ittner

Business Development Sports...

SAP

To Stage

Klaus Eberle

Senior Business Development...

Microsoft

Sven Froberg

Head of Media

VfL Wolfsburg

To Stage

Sven Beckedahl

Editor-in-Chief

Sport Bild

To Stage

Barbara Rittner

Head of Women's Tennis...

Henry Nash

Head of Strategy

Octagon

To Stage

Sebastian Zelichowski

Head of Analysis &...

Eintracht Frankfurt

To Stage

Werner Starz

Director Product...

Eurosport

To Stage

Ashkan Maleki

Senior Director Digital ...

FC Schalke 04

To Stage

Rolf Rombach

CEO

Ballsportfabrik

To Stage

James Ralley

Head of Marketing &...

To Stage

Jens Horstmann

Board Member

Trevisto

To Stage

Martin Ammermann

Executive Director Sports

D.LIVE/Sportstadt Düsseldorf

Sven Hannawald

Eurosport expert

To Stage

Martin Drust

Head of Marketing

FC St. Pauli

To Stage

Nicolas Reber

CEO

GamerLegion

To Stage

Frank Sahler

Head of Marketing, Sales,...

1. FC Köln

Jens Leonhäuser

Managing Owner

Steilpass

To Stage

Burkhard Hintzsche

City Director and Head of...

Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf

To Stage

Anna Kraft

Moderator

To Stage

Marco Casanova

Brand Expert

To Stage

Bernd Helmstadt

Director Sales Events

Nüssli

To Stage

Jonas Haag

Consultant

Trevisto

To Stage

Robert Müller von Vultejus

Managing Director

Lagardère Sports Germany

To Stage

Alfons Madeja

Managing Director

SLC Management

To Stage

Tobias Fröhlich

Managing Partner | Founder

TeraVolt

To Stage

Jürgen Dauk

Director Sports &...

Oracle

To Stage

Josh Green

Creative Director

Octagon

To Stage

André Fläckel

Director Esports

Lagardère Sports Germany

To Stage

Maximilian Madeja

Managing Director

SLC Management

To Stage

Denni Strich

Managing Director

DFB

To Stage

Jan Leonhardt

Consultant and Project...

Reinstil

To Stage

Katja Vogel

Marketing

Deutscher Alpenverein

To Stage

Michael Sterrer-Ebenführer

Group Communications

Voestalpine

To Stage

Claudia Wagner

Managing Director

DSM

To Stage

Werner Wittmann

Head of Digital Media

Kicker

To Stage

Andreas Burkard

Managing Director |...

SSC Palmberg Schwerin | Deutsche Volleyball-Jugend

To Stage

Lorenz Beringer

Founder and Managing...

Lobeco

To Stage

Peter Felsbach

Head of Group...

Voestalpine

To Stage

Jessy Wellmer

Moderator

ARD

To Stage

Thomas Deissenberger

Managing Director

Sky Media

To Stage

Damian Browarnik

To Stage

Max Eber-Ischinger

Senior Consultant

Lobeco

To Stage

René Beck

Head of Sponsorship

Saxoprint Online-Druckerei

To Stage

Edwin Weindorfer

CEO | Tournament Director...

Emotion Group | MercedesCup Stuttgart

To Stage

Philipp Radel

CEO

WWP

To Stage

Haggai Barel

CEO and Co-Founder

DEEP

To Stage

Steffen Simon

Head of Sport

WDR

To Stage

Stephan Penz

Managing Director

Deutscher Sportausweis

To Stage

Franz Koch

COO

Onefootball

Stefan Kuerten

Executive Director

Eurovision Sport

To Stage

Amit Golan

CEO and Co-Founder

Minute.ly

To Stage

Thomas Hodel

Brandmanagement 

Edelrid

To Stage

Fabian Hedderich

Managing Director...

Nielsen Sports

To Stage

Patrick Fischer

CBO

Onefootball

Marco Tinnirello

Chief Executive Officer

Eurovision Services S.A.

To Stage

Tal Yannay

Head of product innovation...

WSC

To Stage

Uwe Müller

Head of Sponsoring &...

Sporttotal

To Stage

Tomas Lyckedal

Chief Strategy Officer

DreamHack

To Stage

Christian Ehrhoff

To Stage

Andrea Händel

Communications and...

Deutscher Alpenverein

To Stage

Markus Röß

Head of Marketing Division

DAV

To Stage

Yoo-Jin Shin

VP / Head of Client Service...

Octagon

To Stage

Annika Zimmermann

Moderator

To Stage

Juan Luis Hortelano

COO & Co-Founder

Blinkfire Analytics

To Stage

Stefan Zant

Managing Director

ProSiebenSat.1

To Stage

Rolf-Jürgen Merz

Managing Partner

RoM Management

To Stage

Axel Balkausky

Sports Coordinator

ARD

To Stage

Julian de Grahl

Managing Director

CTS EVENTIM Sports    

To Stage

Annika Bäcker

Chief Marketing Officer

Zurich Gruppe Deutschland

To Stage

Peter Frymuth

Vice President

DFB

To Stage

Selin Oruz

Olympic bronze medallist in...

To Stage