International network of pioneers

DLD (Digital, Life, Design) is the international conference and innovation platform of Hubert Burda Media. DLD Media stages Europe’s leading digital conference DLD in Munich as well as DLD New York, DLD Europe in Brussels, DLD Tel Aviv and DLD Berlin. Since 2017 there has been a new conference series called DLD Campus, which takes place at universities. DLD focuses on the transformation of markets, media, culture and society due to the internet and new digital business models. Lifestyle, design, music and art – seismographs for change – are also covered.

In addition, DLD gathers creative and social leaders, opinion-formers and influencers around the globe at DLD Salons, e.g. in Palo Alto, London, Istanbul, Barcelona, Moscow, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Peking. Previous DLD conference speakers include Satya Nadella (Microsoft), Reid Hastings (Netflix), Jan Koum (WhatsApp), Travis Kalanick (Uber), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Eric Schmidt (Google), Sean Parker (Napster), Marissa Mayer (Yahoo!), Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook). DLD’s managing director is Stephanie Czerny who co-founded the conference in 2005. DLD’s chairmen are Hubert Burda, Yossi Vardi and Burda CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen.

Links: DLD Conference, DLD on Facebook and Twitter

Managing director

Steffi Czerny is the co-founder of the DLD Conference, launched in 2005, and has been managing director of DLD Media GmbH since 2010. Since joining the company in 1995, she has watched the digital world develop and has held leading roles in the New Media division, the Hubert Burda Foundation and Dr Hubert Burda’s staff.

Steffi Czerny is the co-founder of the DLD Conference, launched in 2005, and has been managing director of DLD Media GmbH since 2010. Since joining the company in 1995, she has watched the digital world develop and has held leading roles in the New Media division, the Hubert Burda Foundation and Dr Hubert Burda’s staff.

Facts
Company DLD Media GmbH
Managing directors Steffi Czerny
Founded 2005
Chairmen Dr Hubert Burda, Dr Yossi Vardi, Dr Paul-Bernhard Kallen
Annual conferences DLD Munich, DLD New York, DLD Campus, DLD Europe, DLD Tel Aviv, DLD Berlin 
Head of marketing Franziska Deecke
Contact dldteam@burda.com
DLD news
With courage into the future!

Founder Steffi Czerny and university president Stefan Leible opened the second DLD Campus conference this summer in Bayreuth.

Digital Twins, Robots and Visions

DLD Campus, the regional branch of Europe's most important digital conference DLD, brought together entrepreneurship, research and the digital elite of tomorrow at the Karlsruhe Centre for Art and Media.

Steffi Czerny receives Bavarian Order of Merit

DLD founder Steffi Czerny was presented with the prestigious award in the form of a Maltese cross as well. Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit at a ceremony in Munich last Wednesday.

Rocket Man lands in Bayreuth

On 12 July, the second DLD Campus Conference will start in Bayreuth. Following last year's successful premiere, the University of Bayreuth will again host the regional DLD conference in 2018.

Digital masterminds in the “fan-shaped” city

The countdown is on: On July 3 the premiere of DLD Campus, the regional branch of Europe's leading innovation conference DLD (Digital, Life, Design), will take place in Karlsruhe.

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Managing director

Steffi Czerny is the co-founder of the DLD Conference, launched in 2005, and has been managing director of DLD Media GmbH since 2010. Since joining the company in 1995, she has watched the digital world develop and has held leading roles in the New Media division, the Hubert Burda Foundation and Dr Hubert Burda’s staff.