Digital Syndication Lead Eurasia Marketing Office
US Agency for Global Media (USAGM),
Elena Kovalevska is the Digital Syndication Lead for the USAGM Eurasia Marketing Office. With over 25 years of experience with the organization, she leads the digital distribution team for USAGM brands throughout the Eurasia region.
Director, Eurasia Office of Business Development
US Agency for Global Media (USAGM)
As the Director of the Eurasia Office of Business Development for the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM), Adam Gartner leads an 18 person international sales and marketing team based in over 20 countries to distribute and promote programming of USAGM brands including the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Current Time.
Director, Head of Networks and Costs
WIK Consult GmbH
Dr. Thomas Plueckebaum is director of the Scientific Institute for Infrastructure and Communications Services in Bad Honnef, Germany. He is responsible for aspects of network efficiency and costing, for business cases of incumbents, competitive and wholesale operators and universal service and subsidies aspects. WIK’s studies address regulators operators, political institutions (parlaments, governments and the European Commission), associations, M&A banks and investors and the scientific audience along the motto: science meets consulting. Before joining WIK 12 years ago he collected more than 20 years experience at telecommunication network operators in leading roles for network planning, build and operations, finally as CTO and CEO of a regional telecommunications operator. He started the FTTH business in 1993 by founding Germany’s first “City Carrier” ISIS Multimedia Net in the region of Duesseldorf. He holds a PH.D. degree in electrical engineering and and two master degrees in electrical engineering and industrial engineering and management.
Head of Service Operation / QLTV Service Owner
2018-now - Head of Service Operation / QLTV Service Owner Responsible for the operation of the QLTV platform, managing our managed service partner Divitel who operates the platform and other necessary stakeholders for the operation of the QLTV platform Responsible for enabling operational readiness for new projects and features, e.g. the new Android TV Box which was launched in 2018 on the existing TV platform.
Christine Mitchell has spent a long and successful career in pay TV, most recently as Global Head of Video Content for Vodafone, launching a wide variety of services across the Group. Previously she worked in the UK pay industry from its inception, following a stint at ITV.
Senior VP Sales CE Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia, Germany
Apostolos Triantafyllou is Senior Vice President of Sales at Eutelsat, responsible for Germany, , Central Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Athens and a Masters in Telecommunications Engineering and Economics from George Washington University. H
EVP Commercial Development & Strategic Partnerships
Markus is Executive Vice President of Commercial Development & Strategic Partnerships at Eutelsat. He is responsible for developing breakthrough customer and business relationships, and building and facilitating strategic mid and long-term Go-to-Market and Product Partnerships.