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Kafi & Gipfeli
What is TX | Conference? What's happening today? Our host Benjamin Delahaye and Harry Fuecks warm up the day...
Harry Fuecks Benjamin Delahaye
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Welcome to the Conference
Uploading to the Metaverse...
Jeremy Seitz Harry Fuecks Robin Simon
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Opening Speech
Chairman and Publisher of TX Group Pietro Supino opens the conference
Pietro Supino
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Keynote - Do more with less
The ongoing COVID crisis fast-tracked efforts to work efficiently in a remote, decentralized way. The video production industry is taking full advantage.
Nikos Kariotoglou
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How we managed an entire news platform change from our living rooms
We switched CMS for all Tamedia Newsrooms, launched new news websites and introduced a mobile first workflow for everyone. All during corona...
Philippe Müller Regula Marti
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Keycloak for millions of users
Considering Keycloak for SSO and Identity Management? Here's how Doodle moved 45 million users from our custom authentication system to Keycloak...
Tom Forrer
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Account Based Marketing - Flipping the funnel in B2B Marketing
Don't count the people that you reach, reach the people who count. What is Account Based Marketing and how to execute strategies focusing on the best prospects
Katarzyna Czubak
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Hopin Around
What is Hopin? And how does the program for the day look like? Ben and Harry explore...
Harry Fuecks Benjamin Delahaye
· Sessions
Product Management Dojo
What makes a great product? What KPIs matter? How to hire great product people? How can experiments and growth hacking help us learn faster?
Giacomo Iotti Emin Filip Anna Niedbala Nadia Kohler Evangelo Zervoulias
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Core Web Vitals - what they are & why they matter
Core Web Vitals are real-world, user-centered metrics that quantify the user experience. Here's how and why you should do to improve the CWV of your website...
 Martin  Splitt
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DesignOps, scaling UX design teams
How do you scale up design? Best practices, stories, and insights of 2 years from the PUX team.
Marta Andreoni
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Taming Trolls in Comments
How do you handle trolls efficiently? Here's our approach at 20 Minutes, where we receive millions of comments, to handling trolls painlessly.
Sergii Paryzhskyi
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Interview Pietro Supino, CEO of TX Group
We talk with Pietro Supino about the challenges of 2020 and what the future of remote work in 2021 looks like
Harry Fuecks Pietro Supino
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The lowdown... real people in TX Group
Ben meets a diverse group of people working in different roles in TX Group companies and finds out what it's really like
Benjamin Delahaye
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Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste
How we fundamentally changed product development at tutti.ch during the pandemic.
Mathias Vettiger Adam Juras
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Influencer Marketing - 3 years learning and optimization experience
Do you understand influencer marketing? The latest influencer campaigns and opportunities we use at Homegate
Luca Graf Melaney Zaubek
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Managing Inspiration Overload - lessons I learned from my start-up
What happens when your problem is too much inspiration, not too little? Here's how I learnt to handle it at a start-up
Elina Unterweger
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You won’t believe how CAR FOR YOU renders ads
A story about what’s possible when we collaborate to push boundaries. This is how we generate a major chunk of our ad revenue without a drop in web performance.
Christian Felder
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Click here! - A brief history of modern advertising
Discover the evolution of the modern advertising from its humble beginnings to an estimated 330 billion USD worth industry today
Bojan Mijic
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Spotting talent - How to hire great people
If you want great people, you need a solid hiring process. Here's the system we developed at tutti.ch now rolling out to other companies in TX Group...
Michael Jahn
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Interview with Olivier Rihs Vauclair, CEO of TX Markets
We talk to Olivier Rihs Vauclair tells us about where things are going with the newly formed TX Markets
Olivier Rihs Harry Fuecks
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Internships at TX Group with Charles Keen
Ben finds out what being an intern at TX Group is like with Charles Keen, intern and TX:GO tournament meister
Benjamin Delahaye Charles Keen
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Introducing Marketing Automation as E-Mail Marketing Greenhorns
What happened when search engine and display performance marketeers joined Tamedia's publishing business...
Alban Mazrekaj Clara Schindler
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Design for All
How do we design for all people in Switzerland? What happens when theory meets reality? The Ricardo Journey...
Daphne van den Brule
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How to make a noisy Slackbot
How do you make a Slackbot (almost) viral inside a company? The tale of the MMA bot and the #kudos Slack channel
Karol Masiak
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Careers at TX Group with Seda Alan
Curious about a career at TX Group? Ben talks with Seda Alan - Executive Talent Acquisition Partner for TX Group
Seda Alan Benjamin Delahaye
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TEX - The Future of Sourcing?
Introducing the TEX sourcing platform, developed by TX Group and powered by Artificial Intelligence for use in newsrooms
James Herbert
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Tell the truth… and don’t be afraid to lose customers Transparency in Direct Marketing - case study
A case study of subscription email marketing...
Thomas Brämer
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Data Projects war stories - successes and failures
At TX Group, some of our data projects were successful, some miserably failed. But actually, what means successful?
Didier Orel
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What have Robots and Zukunftstag got in common?
Harry introduces Ben to the Werdbots... used to teach programming to kids on Zukunftstag
Harry Fuecks Benjamin Delahaye
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It's a bit like LEGO: How to Optimize Media Spend with Marketing Mix Models
Using machine learning to spend money! Introducing - in layman's terms - the magical world of marketing mix modelling
Joël Bühler
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Smart TV Made Simple
How Zattoo fused the web-based Smart TV apps and gained speed, quality and a better product experience.
Rachel Mischke Pavel Verkhovskyi
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TX Group Data Universe
How did a newspaper business become a big data business? Companies around TX Group handle billion of events every day... here's how we do it.
Igor Miletic
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TX:GO Tournament Pre-Game
Michael and Charles discuss the teams and tournament structure. What's going to happen?! No one knows!
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What is Secondhand day?
Francesco Vass - CEO of Ricardo - explains the concept behind 2ndhandday
Francesco Vass
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Spam War Chronicles
Stories from the front-lines of the spam war at Doodle.
Ethan Brown
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Fast growth, low cost - Swiss real life example
neon has grown to 40k customers within 18 months from launch. Our customer acquisition costs are -80% lower than those of classic banks. Here's how we did it...
Julius Kirscheneder
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The Common Language - Customer Service vs. Product People
Why do customer care and product management struggle to collaborate? What I learnt from switching to product management after 6yrs serving Homegate customers
Felix Leeser
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Making DATA useful
How do we do useful things with data? What products can we build? What are the privacy concerns? How do we communicate what we're doing?
Didier Orel Saikishore Kalloori Henrik Grundmann Aleksa Topalović Annette Dielmann Ralf Eggenberger
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Teams and Productivity
Great teams build great products. So how do we build great teams? What qualities do leaders need? How do we manage our own time and energy?
Clive Adams Dimitri Kandassamy Alexandre D'Erman Benjamin Buetikofer
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Interview with Jeremy Seitz, CTO of TX Markets
Jeremy tells us about what he's got planned on the technology front for TX Markets
Harry Fuecks Jeremy Seitz
· Expo
Careers @ TX Group
Interested in working at one of the TX Group companies? TX Markets, Goldbach, 20 Minutes, Homegate, tutti.ch, Ricardo, Doodle and more are all looking
Seda Alan
· Expo
Careers @ TX Services
Milica Markovic
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TX:GO - Group Offensive - Round 1
Second Hand Offensive (Tutti) take on the Cloudians (JobCloud) in Round 1 of the TX:GO ... the Counterstrike GO competition
Charles Keen
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Chicken Nugget fuelled KPIs
When crafting your KPIs you need to think like Usain Bolt in terms of performance and techniques. I'll show you how to apply this.
Ash McCallum
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Transitioning to Remote Working
So you're working remotely? We explore the effects, challenges and benefits of working remotely...
Savas Vedova
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How to successfully launch new mobile game
Mobile gaming keeps growing but launching new games is still hard. Success stories from Huuuge Games that could help your mobile product
Misha Syrotiuk
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Random Networking
Ben tries out the random networking feature in Hopin...
Harry Fuecks Benjamin Delahaye
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The challenge of COVID-19
Ben and Harry talk about how TX Group transformed to survive and thrive through COVID-19
Harry Fuecks Benjamin Delahaye
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Return on Failure - turning failure into a resource
Failure is essential for learning. How do we embrace failure as organisation?
Jutta Jerlich
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Deep Sky Photography - from frustration to success
Ever wondered how to take a photo from a galaxy which is millions of light-years away? Lean back and enjoy the beauty of our universe...
Marcel Blattner
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The Future of TX Markets Engineering
Ready for a big breakthrough? Looking back: successes, war stories. Looking forward: where TX Markets engineering is going. Ramblings and depth from the new CTO
Jeremy Seitz
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Interview with Samuel Hügli, Head Technology & Ventures
Samuel tells us about his vision for the continued transformation of TX Group into a leading digital business
Harry Fuecks Samuel Huegli
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TX:GO - Group Offensive - Round 2
Cobra Kai (TX Group) vs. the Crimson Homies (Homegate) in Round 2 of the TX:GO ... the Counterstrike GO competition
Charles Keen
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Dealing with Fast-Changing "Plans"
Yearly budgets vs next months product delivery? 6 month roadmaps but will our customers love the product we launch next week? Handling the uncertainty...
Rena Seiler
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ETH Media Tech Center - A place for open innovation in the Swiss media industry
Research at the frontier of technology, media, and journalism in cooperation with TX Group and other Swiss media houses
Severin Klingler
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Mobile App Retention: Strategies and Tactics in 15 mins
You want your mobile app or multiplatform digital product to succeed? Focus on retention and improve it to increase revenue... a tale of growth hacking.
Andy Carvell
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The Zattoo Story
Pavel Verkhovskyi - Engineering Director - and Rachel Mischke - Innovation Product Manager tell Ben all about Zattoo
Rachel Mischke Pavel Verkhovskyi Benjamin Delahaye
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Engineering Culture
Jeremy Seitz - CTO of TX Markets - talks to Ben about how to lead, manage and build a great culture for software engineers
Jeremy Seitz Benjamin Delahaye
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Mobile First
Can we become truly mobile first? What cross platform technologies are actually working? What can we learn from mobile gaming?
Mateusz Bukowski Victor Ivascu Sebastian Vieira
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Singing while working
Why innovation has to start bottom up, by building things...
Thomas Gresch
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How to Win in Enterprise SaaS
How do SaaS companies can win deals with large Enterprise customers? What we learnt at Doodle...
Kevin Owens
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Case Study: Feed-Driven Search Ads for eCommerce
Case study on how and why Easons.com, the main bookstore in Ireland, developed a system for creating thousands of book-specific search ads using a product feed.
Giacomo Iotti
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Interview with Yannick Suter, Chief Data Officer at TX Group
Yannick talks about what we're doing with data in TX Group and where things are going
Harry Fuecks Yannick Suter
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TX:GO - Group Offensive - Round 3 - Knockout
Winners of the first two rounds compete in the first knockout of TX:GO - ... the Counterstrike GO competition
Charles Keen
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Smarter User Experiences
Let's discuss common problems and opportunities in UX design and research! Is there a wrong time to do research? How could UX feed into product strategy?
Anna Niedbala
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Kobe, A-Rod, and Iron Man - celebrities and launching products in LA LA Land
Tales of marketing from Los Angeles... like the time Kobe Bryant went "White Hot"
Andy Vogel
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Future of TV
What is the TV future will look like? The innovation of TV to become 100% addressable and programmatic
Julia Barbosa Meike Leimbacher
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Can NgRx and GraphQL be friends?
How we integrate NgRx Data with GraphQL in a Angular Application at JobCloud
Philippe Bonnot Artur Ataíde
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Youthlab and Homeoffice Power Tips
Ben talks with Regula Marti - Lead Product Management News - about the TX Group Youthlab and her homeoffice pro-tips
Regula Marti Benjamin Delahaye
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TX:GO - Group Offensive - Semi Final
Winners of the first knock rounds compete in the semi final of TX:GO - ... the Counterstrike GO competition
Charles Keen
· Sessions
Frontend Meetup
Time to talk frontend. Frameworks. What's new. What's old. What works. What's crazy. Open discussion...
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Backend Meetup
Let's talk backend. Micro services. Managing legacy. Asynchronous backends. You name it. Open discussion...
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Marketing Meetup
Let's talk about marketing. What's working in 2020? How has COVID changed the game? Is growth hacking still a thing? Open discussion...
· Sessions
Devops Meetup
Let's talk about all things Devops and SRE. What's new at AWS? What are the challenges of Devops and remote working? Open discussion...
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Bridging the gap between design and development
Design tools and development technologies are becoming more accessible than ever. What does that mean for the way we build products and work together?
Armin Seltz Frederic Berghmans
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Are you ready for voice search?
Voice Search users are only expected to grow in the next few years. How advertisers should be preparing to adapt their Search Marketing for this opportunity?
Nagore Fernandez
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Moving tutti.ch legacy to modern Cloud in one night
Want to move your legacy infrastucture to the cloud in one night? How tutti.ch moved 850GB of database and 4.5TB of images to AWS before sunrise...
Pawel Szczepaniak
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Surprise!
Elena and Christine bring Ben a surprise...
Benjamin Delahaye Christine Gerlinger Elena Sánchez Barbarroja
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TX:GO - Group Offensive - Final
The final of the TX:GO Group Offensive tournament. Which team will win?
Charles Keen
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Continuous Product Security
Looking at TX strategy for developing "secure products" plus success stories like the Bug Bounty Program
Andreas Schneider
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Shaping the (product) team, but not too much!
What happens when you hide your true self from the team you lead? Lessons I've learned from running 30+ product teams...
Marcin Dakowski
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How to Use SEO Techniques to Boost your ASO
What can we learn about App Store Optimization from SEO? While they're not the same, here are some SEO strategies to help with ASO
Snezana Spasojevic
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Pitch Your Start-Up!
Ben meets with Jens Schleuniger - Head of Portfolio Management at TX Group and Andreas Schlenker - Chief Corporate Development Officer at TX Markets
Andreas Schlenker Benjamin Delahaye Jens Schleuniger
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Fostering Creativity and Innovation with an Experimental Mindset
How do we embrace failure as learnings, and create a safe space for an experimental mindset?
Roos Durieux
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How to scale NLP just enough
This talk is about practical machine learning and our journey on how to tag and classify news articles in a production environment.
Tim Nonner
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Keeping fraudsters away from Ricardo
What do you do when fraud costs money? The pains of fraud at Ricardo and how we learnt to apply algorithms to fix it
Dominic Herzog Caroline Nef
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Closing Talks
The end. And the beginning...
Harry Fuecks Samuel Huegli
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Who won the TX:GO tournament?
Charles reveals the winner of the TX CS:GO e-sports tournament
Benjamin Delahaye Charles Keen
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That's a wrap
The end of an amazing TX Conference or the start of something bigger? Ben and Harry find out
Harry Fuecks Benjamin Delahaye
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After Conference Drinks
Join us enjoying a virtual beer... but will you choose the Red Pill or the Blue Pill?

Speakers

Andreas Schlenker

Chief Corporate Development Officer at TX Markets

Francesco Vass

CEO of Ricardo

Clive Adams

CTO at CAR FOR YOU

Jens Schleuniger

Head of Portfolio Management at TX Group

Elena Sánchez Barbarroja

Product and UX Team Leader at TX Markets, TX Conference Organiser

Christine Gerlinger

TX | Conference Organiser

Christine Moch

Head of Branding at Ricardo

Philippe Bonnot

Senior Front End Developper Team Lead at JobCloud

Seda Alan

Executive Talent Acquisition Partner at TX Group

Milica Markovic

Talent Acquisition Specialist at TX Services

Victor Ivascu

Software Engineer at tutti.ch

Mateusz Bukowski

Test Manager at TX Group

Ralf Eggenberger

Project Manager Business Analytics at TX Group

Annette Dielmann

Director Research & Development at Goldbach

Aleksa Topalović

Data Warehouse Engineer at TX Group

Henrik Grundmann

Data Scientist at Doodle

Saikishore Kalloori

Postdoctoral Researcher at ETH

Didier Orel

Product Manager, TX Data Platform at TX Group

Anna Niedbala

UX Researcher at TX Markets

Olivier Bertrand

Head of Technology at Monito

Emin Filip

Senior Product Manager at Homegate

Benjamin Buetikofer

SRE Tech Lead at Ricardo

Alexandre D'Erman

Developer at Homegate

Dimitri Kandassamy

Head of Delivery at Ricardo

Thomas Gresch

CTO at Axpo Group

Marcel Blattner

Principal Data Scientist at Swiss Data Center

Martin Splitt

Friendly internet fairy & code magician at Google

Evangelo Zervoulias

Senior Pricing Manager at TX Markets

Nadia Kohler

Product Manager at Tamedia

Sebastian Vieira

Senior App Developer at Homegate

Thomas Brämer

CRM Manager at Zattoo

Luca Graf

Head of Sales at Picstars

Charles Keen

CS:GO Organiser

Tom Forrer

Tech Lead at Doodle

Yannick Suter

Chief Data Officer at TX Group

Olivier Rihs

CEO of TX Markets

Nikos Kariotoglou

CEO and Co-Founder of Seervision

Benjamin Delahaye

Our host on TX | Conf TV

Jutta Jerlich

Lecturer Leadership Development at Technische Universität Wien, Founder Fuckup Nights Basel

Andy Vogel

CPO at CAR FOR YOU

Philippe Müller

Project Manager «mobile first» PDP at Tamedia

Katarzyna Czubak

Account-Based Marketing Manager at RTB House

Roos Durieux

User Researcher | Service Designer | Facilitator | Design Thinking at TX Markets

Alban Mazrekaj

Senior Customer Journey Specialist at Tamedia

Jeremy Seitz

CTO of TX Markets

Michael Jahn

Head of Customer Product at Homegate

Mathias Vettiger

Senior Product Manager at tutti.ch

Caroline Nef

Head of Trust & Safety at Ricardo

Dominic Herzog

Data Scientist at TX Group

Snezana Spasojevic

Senior SEO Specialist at Tamedia

Artur Ataíde

Senior Frontend Engineer at JobCloud

Giacomo Iotti

Performance Marketing Manager at TX Markets

Misha Syrotiuk

Head of Ad Networks and DSPs at Huuuge Games

Felix Leeser

Product Owner at Homegate

Igor Miletic

Scala Data Engineer at Tamedia

Bojan Mijic

Performance Marketing Specialist at Tamedia

Elina Unterweger

UX Researcher at tutti.ch

Sergii Paryzhskyi

Senior Software Engineer at 20min.ch

Tim Nonner

(ML|Data)&(Engineer|Scientist) at TX Group

Marcin Dakowski

Former GM at OLX Group

Pawel Szczepaniak

Principle System Engineer at tutti.ch

Meike Leimbacher

Head of Business Development at Goldbach

Julia Barbosa

Head of Programmatic Strategy at Goldbach

Kevin Owens

CPO at Doodle

Andy Carvell

Partner and Co-Founder at Phiture

Savas Vedova

Senior Frontend Engineer at Gitlab

Julius Kirscheneder

CMO and Co-Founder at neon

Ash McCallum

Head of Data at tutti.ch

James Herbert

Domain Lead, Sourcing and Tooling at Tamedia

Daphne van den Brule

Head of Product Design at Ricardo

Christian Felder

Lead Frontend Developer at CAR FOR YOU

Melaney Zaubek

Content Marketing & Communication Manager at Homegate

Marta Andreoni

UX Design Chapter Leader at TX Markets

Samuel Huegli

Head of Technology & Development, Member of TX Group Board

Andreas Schneider

Group CISO at TX Group

Nagore Fernandez

Head of Campaign Management at TX Markets

Severin Klingler

Managing Director at ETH Media Technology Center

Rena Seiler

CMO at CAR FOR YOU

Pavel Verkhovskyi

Engineering Director at Zattoo

Rachel Mischke

Innovation Product Manager & Product Consultant at Zattoo

Ethan Brown

Data Lead @ Doodle

Joël Bühler

Head of Marketing Intelligence & Technology at TX Markets

Clara Schindler

Product Owner & Manager Marketing Automation at Tamedia

Frederic Berghmans

UXC | Product UX Designer | Design System expert at TX Markets

Armin Seltz

UX Designer at TX Markets

Adam Juras

CTO at tutti.ch

Regula Marti

Head News Product Management at Tamedia

Pietro Supino

Chairman and Publisher of TX Group

Robin Simon

CEO of CAR FOR YOU

Harry Fuecks

Head of TX | Conference

Karol Masiak

Builder of Slack Bots

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