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Speaking Engagements


Retail NXT

November 2023

At Retail NXT, I talked about customer expectations and how to successfully automate their journeys.


Reimann Investors

October 2023

At Reimann Investors, I was invited to talk about the digitalization roadmap – from AI to Metaverse and diverse omnichannel tactics.


Women at Amazon

October 2023

At the Women at Amazon Congress, I was interviewed on leadership principles, career advice, and personal recommendations for young leaders.


Guest Lecture at Hochschule Fresenius

September 2023

At the German Hochschule Fresenius, I taught students about the digital roadmap of AI and diverse metaverse tactics as well as a leadership interview.


AMELI Zurich Launch

September 2023

At the AMELI Zurich Launch Party, I was invited to give career advice for young women in business and female leadership together with Annahita Esmailzadeh and Christina Stahl.


Seamless Europe Berlin

September 2023

At the Seamless Europe in Berlin, I talked about the power of customer journeys and their automation.


Dialog Summit

May 2023

At the Dialog Summit in Frankfurt, I discussed customer expectations and strategies for automating their journeys.



May 2023

At DIE CONTRA in Düsseldorf, I was invited to talk about the digital roadmap, how industry trends between generations and consumer mindsets.


ChefTreff 2023

April 2023

At ChefTreff in Hamburg, I spoke about the main learnings and career recommendations from my professional experiences.


LEAP Riydah

February 2023

At LEAP Riyadh, Saudia Arabia, I talked about digitization within the global retail industry and what retail trends must be known.


Barcelona European Blockchain Convention

February 2023

At the Barcelona European Blockchain Convention, I talked about the best practices in the metaverse for the gamification of Marketing.

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Emerce Day Amsterdam 

September 2022

At Emerce Amsterdam, I was showcasing the current prioritization roadmap for digitalization and digital transformation connected to e-commerce user journey, consumer insights and Metaverse best practices.

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eTail Connect London

September 2022

At eTail Connect London I spoke about the digital transformation of the luxury industry.

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Mission Female - XChange

June 2022

At this year's Mission Female XChange Event I was part of a panel discussing technological developments and growing digitalisation.

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eTail Asia, Singapore

June 2022

At eTail Asia I delivered a keynote on: "Out-of-this-world" Viral marketing for sales success - How to create a massive global stir with humorous and out-of-the-box marketing campaigns that will capture eyeballs, drive sales and power growth.

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Programmatic Pioneers Summit London

May 2022

At the 2022 Programmatic Pioneers Summit in London I gave a keynote on "The roadmap to growth: Do's and Don'ts for e-commerce and branding success!"


Speakers Night by Adlicious

May 2022

I was invited by Adlicious to speak about the most important considerations when setting up a brand strategy as well as the factors that could seriously harm brand image.


D3Con 2022

April 2022

Todays world inherits several digital demands through its various challenges for advertisers. In this context I spoke about what to prioritize on the digital roadmap to successfully establish long term success on omnichannel, team setup and leadership skills, offline attribution and first ideas on targeting in the cookieless future ahead.


Festival of Creativity, Croatia

March 2022

At the Festival of Creativity I gave a keynote on the do’s and don’ts in marketing and leadership, the most important pillars of e-commerce and the challenges of omni-channel achievement.

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Gerety Talks 2022

March 2022

Just like the award show, the Gerety Talks series puts some of the marketing and creative industry’s true changemakers in the spotlight - and at the centre of the conversation - with the aim to drive progress within the industry on a global scale.

D3Con Hamburg 2021

D3Con Hamburg 2021

November 2021

At the D3Con in Hamburg I spoke about "Quality Boost for Programmatic Advertising" and at the roundtable discussion about "Tomorrow's Ad Tech Leaders: Inspiring the next generation"

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ADZINE #StrictlyAdvertisers Live Event

October 2021

I was invited by Adzine to speak about: "In-housing and the centralisation of media buys - which role does the media agency play in times of the cookiecalypse and what job profiles should we be looking out for?"

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OMR Virtual Panel

August 2021

Florian Heinemann (Founder, Project A), Florian Hübner (Founder, Uberall) and I spoke about how to find the optimal strategy to succeed in this new world of e-commerce and how to find out what customers really expect from you.


OMKB 2021

July 2021

Anna-Lena Müller (Siemens), Jenny Gruner (Hapag-Lloyd) and I spoke to Mario Rose (Think11) about digital transformation, the much-needed mindset changes in traditional companies and other exciting success factors to address the challenges of the corona pandemic and the rapidly advancing digitalisation.

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Beyond Borders: Prejudice & Stereotypes

July 2021

In this session Hanna Forsström Messerer, Senior Director Global Demand at Spryker (Sweden), Temwani Simwaka, CFO at Standard Bank Limited (Malawi) and I discussed strategies to handle prejudice, stereotypes and how to be a women in a  men´s world.

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Mission Female X-Change Conference

June 2021

I was invited by Mission Female to speak at the X-Change conference about diversity and and transformation, the mindset shift amongst Gen Z and how to drive value-added communication.


ADZINE Live: Programmatic-Strategien für die Cookiekalypse

June 2021

As part of this live event I spoke about the main challenges, which the "Cookiekalypse" will bring and how we use audience frameworks, and our own data to respond this development.

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Mission Female Industry Talk

May 2021

As part of this industry talk, I spoke about how a focus on sustainability, customer centricity, and brand authenticity can help big brands stay relevant and close to their customers in a world of decreasing customer loyalty.

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Mission Female Lunch Talk

April 2021

Moderated by Mission Female Founder Frederike Probert, Gaby Gaßmann (Magnus Mineralbrunnen), Cristina Tuik (Barnes Group Inc) and I spoke about value added communication, how to find your leadership style as well as sparring partners within the organization in order to assert yourself in middle management positions.

Hinterland of Things Conference

Hinterland of Things Conference

February 2020

Hinterland of Things conference connects the German Mittelstand (Oetker, Bertelsmann, Miele and many more) with investors and startups to facilitate change in that region. I had the pleasure to discuss trends in B2B Marketing together with Florian Heinemann from Project A ventures.


Pinterest Presents: 2019

September 2019

Pinterest Inspired in Germany celebrated the launch of the German market for advertisement and invited top speakers and brands to discuss on their media integration of Pinterest. I had the pleasure to join a panel with Philipp Westermeyer from OMR, Marc Opelt/  Marketing Management Board for Otto and Florian Gmeiner/ Marketing Director at Lego.


Digital Transformation Summit Dubai

September 2019

First Ever Digital Transformation And Emerging Technology Forum Designed For Business Leaders In The Middle East.

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Programmatic Pioneers 2019

May 2019

The Biggest Gathering of Programmatic Leaders from Europe’s top brands and key players from the rest of the ecosystem.


D3Con Hamburg 2019

April 2019

Discussing the Future of Digital Advertisement in the Luxury Industry, key focus areas being brand safety, programmatic buying and digital touch points on customer journeys.


Mobile World Congress Barcelona

February 2019

The "4 Years From Now" sections during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona provide a critical lookout into the future developments across different industries and Marketing channels. I had the pleasure to talk about the future and trends in the luxury industry.


KOA Conference Berlin

October 2018

KOA Conference is the platform for young women to be inspired for their future careers, gain support from industry leaders and aims to smoothen the later path. I was providing insights on my own journey and insights on working across tech and luxury industries.

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