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 Singapore. 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, Brisbane, Istanbul, Barcelona, Moscow, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Peking. In addition, another format was launched during the Corona pandemic: DLD Sync, an interactive online event series with digital roundtables, each of which focuses on a speaker from the DLD community 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.
|Company||DLD Media GmbH|
|Managing directors||Steffi Czerny|
|Chairmen||Hubert Burda, Yossi Vardi, Paul-Bernhard Kallen|
|Annual conferences||DLD Munich, DLD New York, DLD Campus, DLD Europe, DLD Tel Aviv, DLD Singapore, DLD Sync|