Steffi Czerny

Steffi Czerny
Steffi Czerny
Co-founder, DLD Conference; Managing Director of DLD Media and co-founder of DLD Conference; Founder, DLDwomen Conference

STEFFI CZERNY is Managing Director of DLD Media and co-founder of DLD Conference as well as its global spin-offs DLDwomen Conference, DLD Tel Aviv Festival, DLDmoscow and DLDcities.

Joining the Burda group in 1995, she has held several executive positions in new media activities. Her background is in political sciences and communications. She has followed developments in the digital world for over 20 years and focuses on developing branding and communication initiatives. In 2010 she was identified as one of Germany’s 25 most influential business women by Financial Times Germany for her success in bringing the international digital elite together at DLD.

She has been voted one of 25 most successful business women in Germany by the Financial Times: "In the conference intense German media industry, the conference Digital Life Design (DLD) provides glamour. Each year the Hubert Burda Media publishing house brings the German digital scene together with the crème de la crème of Silicon Valley. ... With DLD she has pushed the traditional print media house into the digital age."