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
Hotspot Singapore

Where Trump and Kim Jong Un recently hit the headlines with their historic meeting, the first DLD conference started yesterday in Singapore with around 300 participants.

Premiere in Southeast Asia

DLD has toured the world this year and is coming to an end in Singapore. On October 1 around 40 speakers and 300 participants are expected to attend the first DLD conference in Southeast Asia.

“When I joined Burda, I couldn’t speak in front of more than three people”

To learn from role models who have already achieved professional success - in our interview series, this time Johanna Böshans meets Steffi Czerny, founder and managing director of DLD.

In love with Israel

From a small desert conference to Israel's biggest tech spectacle: Last week, for the eighth time, the DLD Tel Aviv Festival attracted over 17,000 participants from all over the world to the Israeli coastal city.

"Democracy can't survive without good journalism"

Is the golden age of journalism over? This was the central question of the eagerly awaited panel of CEOs Paul-Bernhard Kallen (Burda) and Mathias Döpfner (Axel Springer) at the end of the DLD Europe conference in Brus...

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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.