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
Crowning DLD Finish in Davos

Around 400 guests followed the invitation of DLD founder Steffi Czerny, Chairman Yossi Vardi and Burda CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen to the Burda DLD Nightcap in Davos as part of the World Economic Forum.

90 Seconds @ DLD Munich

More than 1200 participants and 200 speakers created a unique atmosphere at DLD Munich 19 - see the highlights in our video.

Common Roots

On day three of the big innovation conference the stage belonged to politics.

Confidence in the Unknown

The second day of DLD Munich was marked by trust - in technology, media, artificial intelligence, social networks and governments.

Superwoman made in Africa

This year the Aenne Burda Award for Creative Leadership goes to Africa for the first time: to the young Senegalese entrepreneur Fatoumata Ba.

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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.