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
Glamorous evening in Davos

As part of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF), around 600 guests followed the invitation to the Burda DLD Nightcap in Davos.

"Look for your soulmate"

At DLD Campus Lecture, Marc Samwer, CEO of Global Founders Capital, talked to Stefan Winners, board member national digital brands at Hubert Burda Media, what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Prosperity, safety, peace

While Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi spoke at DLD Munich 18 in the Alte Bayerische Staatsbank, outside taxi drivers took to the roads in a chorus of car horns.

Optimism, trust and values

Taking place in Munich this weekend, the 14th DLD has “Reconquer!” as its slogan. This is less a declaration of war than a call to stop and think, explained DLD founder Steffi Czerny.

Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel to hold keynote speech

Germany's Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) will give the opening keynote speech at DLD Munich on Saturday, 20th January 2018.

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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.