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As part of the 2019 FIBEP World Media Intelligence Congress, we will introduce the Tech Day to bring together local media monitoring companies and international experts specialized in the latest and greatest technologies for our industry. 

November 4th, 2019 1pm - 6pm

This event will be free for all media monitors from the region and all congress attendees. Space is limited and please register separately.



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13:00 - 13:30

Technical Cooperation: How technology allows competitors from all over Latin America to ingest our data into their system

Aldo Vietri - Regional Operations Manager, GlobalNews Group

13:30 - 14:00

Monitoring a fragmented reality. Videoma

Pablo Navarro - Business Development Manager, ISID

14:00 - 14:15

Back-end Solution. Behind the scenes of a Media Intelligence platform

Romina  Gersuni - Global Strategy Manager, pressrelations GmbH

14:15 - 14:45

Software Partnering for the Future

Ove Dirdal - CEO, Zissor

14:45 - 15:00

From Developers Convictions to User Experience: 

Expedition Journal

Sergio Franco - Planning Director, Boxnet

15:00 - 15:30

Networking Break

15:30 - 16:00

Brand protection tools

Thomas Vejlemand - CEO, Infomedia

16:00 - 16:30

Tapping data & analytics to innovate faster and at scale

Mohan Doshi - Chief Technology Officer, Ninestars Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

16:30 - 17:00

Business Process Reengineering

Vinay Kumar - EVP & Business Head, Digital Nirvana

17:00 - 17:30

MediaScouting - A complete software platform for 360 degree media monitoring

Stavros  Vologiannidis - Founder, DataScouting and Professor, International Hellenic University

17:30 - 18:00

ePaper + autocut – the (best) way to extract your articles

Robert Fischer - CEO, DataScan Computersysteme


Carlos Diaz

Carlos A. Diaz is General Manager and a Member of the Board of GlobalNews Group, with more than 340 employees, offices in 10 Latin American Countries and in the US and more than 3000 clients, including 100 Fortune 500 companies, GlobalNews is the main Media Monitoring, Measurement, Evaluation and Insights company in Latin America.  

Carlos has over 10 years of experience in information gathering, measurement and evaluation services. He has helped acquire and develop the methodologies, tools and skills necessary to extract meaningful information from huge amounts of structured & unstructured data at GlobalNews group. He also has a background in IT entrepreneurship, having founded three different startups related to the media and information sectors (the last one resulting in a successful acqui-hire by GlobalNews Group) since the age of 18.

In his current position, he has spearheaded four major acquisitions in 2017-2018 alone (including market leaders such as Reporte Informativo, FOCO, and ManagementPress) and has re-structured GlobalNews’ insights department as part of the current strategical growth objectives of the company, as well as entered into the Ecuatorian and Chilean Markets, becoming the second largest player in each market in less than a year. He has championed the re-organization of an industry that is more than one hundred years old from manual, human intensive processes into specialized high value-added human processes that are helped by heavy investment in artificial intelligence and allow the live monitoring and analysis of thousands of media outlets and millions of social media posts.

Carlos is a self-professed gamer, who programs in his free time for his personal pet-projects, plays Rugby in the Buenos Aires Rugby Union, and is an avid skier.

Ove Dirdal

Ove Dirdal is the Founder of Zissor. 

Zissor is a world leading company in newspaper digitization software and services. Based in Norway our focus has always been to automate as much as possible in all our processes. All together we have more than 60 years of experience with newspaper digitization in our company since we started this product development in 1997.

We are a small group of dedicated people who always put the client first. We provide 24/7 support and have clients all over the world using our software 365 days a year. Our longest running client have been up and running since May 2000, non-stop. Every week more than 1 million newspaper- and magazine pages are digitized using our software.

Robert Fischer

Robert Fischer is General Manager of DataScan Computersysteme GmbH which he founded in 1992 together with Peter Schneider in Königstein nearby Frankfurt am Main, Germany. They started the company with the idea of providing scanning and OCR solutions. In 1995 DataScan integrated forms reading and press clipping into its portfolio. More and more specializing into that market segment DataScan is now one of the leading companies in developing technologies for pressclipping, press archives and press review production solutions.

In 1985 Robert received his Masters degree in Business Administrations at Technische Universität Berlin. His first job lead him to A.C.Nielsen Marketing Research where he developed test market systems, later on in the early 90's he worked as product manager and sales director in the upcoming IT industry.

Sérgio Franco

Planning Director, Boxnet

Sérgio Franco is the Planning Director of Boxnet, responsible for making the STRATEGIC PLANNING happen and the shareholders smile. For such a challenge, he is transversal to the operation in order to help to get, at least, the STRATEGIC THINGS done, which his IT BACKGROUND helps a lot. One of them is to make the competitors lose their sleep by looking for and bringing to Boxnet INNOVATIVE solutions (FIBEP is a fountain) they lack. 

Romina Gersuni

Romina Gersuni is pressrelations‘s Global Strategy Manager. She has 14+ years of experience in the media intelligence industry. Since 2013 she has been part of pressrelations where she consolidated the company’s software business division. Romina is responsible for improving strategies, products, and partnerships as well as for commercializing pressrelations’s services and software solutions. She holds a degree in Business Administration, speaks four languages and attended postgraduate studies in International Economic Relations at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar is Executive Vice President and Business Head of Digital Nirvana Inc, a knowledge solutions company headquartered in California. The company is in business since 1996 and has been offering solutions to Media Monitoring and Measurement companies for the past 15 years. Digital Nirvana has been a regular sponsor at FIBEP and AMEC events for the last 8 years. With more than 750 employees in 7 countries, DN has been servicing Fortune 500 companies across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Vinay has been instrumental in implementing process reengineering programs across Media & Entertainment, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Education sectors. He brings about 20 years’ of Business Process Management & Consulting experience and has successfully transitioned large and medium scale operations to near-shore and offshore locations that have resulted in OPEX optimization. His motivation comes from solving complex business problems and turning around loss-making projects into profitable ones. He has provided leadership to build turnkey solutions through workflow optimization and process automation. Vinay has a bachelor's in Mathematics and a master’s diploma in Operations Research. He lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Hyderabad, India.    

Pablo Navarro

Seasoned professional in communication, IT and sales with a multicultural and cross-industry background.

Thomas Vejlemand

Thomas Vejlemand is the CEO of Infomedia, a leading media intelligence provider in the Nordics with offices in both Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Tallinn. He has extensive leadership experience within the media, communication and technology sector, both as a board member and as CEO. Throughout his career he has been a dedicated advisor for Danish start-up businesses.

Aldo Vietri

Aldo Vietri is the Regional Operations Manager at GlobalNews Group, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 2016 he has been leading the operations of several corporate offices in Latin America, and is responsible for integrating the work of multiple measurement teams.

With more than 10 years working in the media intelligence industry, he is also a member of the AMEC Young Leaders Group.

Aldo is a proud media research nerd, and is also very passionate for travel destinations where outstanding food and drink experiences are mixed in.

Stavros Vologiannidis

Founder, DataScouting, Assistant Professor, International Hellenic University

Professor Vologiannidis is the founder of DataScouting, a software research and development company committed to helping media monitoring organizations become more productive and efficient. He is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer, Informatics and Communications of the International Hellenic University and his research interests include control theory, artificial intelligence and robotics.  

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