Canto DAM Summit 2015

The Challenges of Digital Transformation and How to Overcome Them with DAM

Monday 21 – Tuesday 22, September 2015

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Keynote & Workshop Speaker

We invited top thinkers and leaders in Digital Asset Management to the Canto DAM Summit 2015. Learn from those, who deal with DAM every day and listen to stories on how to overcome the challenges of Digital Transformation. We are adding new speakers steadily, so please come back here to see who you don’t want to miss.

Jörg Müller I ProSiebenSat.1 Digital

Jörg Müller spent all of his work life in the digital industry. Starting in interactive agencies as a developer, he made a side trip to some startups, before joining ProSiebenSat.1 Digital in 2011.
As Head of Meta Data Services he is responsible for several key components of the Video Infrastructure Platform of PSD including Ingest, the Digital Asset Management system and a video API.

Manfred Wiedemann I Hugo Boss

Manfred Wiedemann worked serveral years as Product Manager and Director of the Product Management Team at Onventis GmbH before joining Hugo Bass AG as IT Project Manager and Consultant in 2011. At Hugo Boss he is responsible for managing integrative projects in B2C and omnichannel.

James Rourke I DAM Foundation

James Rourke works for UK-based DAM consultancy IQ Equity. With a background in scientific analysis and research, he helps to develop the rigorous metrics that the company uses when testing and evaluating DAM software and solutions. Drawing on his involvement with high level consultancies and hundreds of hours of product demos, James’ expertise has been indispensable in developing the scientific underpinning of the DAM Foundation’s metrics for the ’10 Core Characteristics of DAM’ initiative.

James Kober I Newsday

James Kober is responsible for the dynamic strategic planning and advertising operations at Newsday. He has more than 15 years of cross-functional leadership experience guiding teams and improving processes. Next to Newsday Media Group he also gained experience working at other Media companies such as Los Angeles Times.
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Michael Maage I RITTAL GmbH & Co. KG

Michael Maage is certified engineer working for Rittal in Germany since 1997. Ever since he joined Rittal he has been taking over responsibility for positions such as Project Lead in Product Management, Marketing for International Sales Support Systems Climatisation and International Marketing Management for exhibitions, trade-shows and events. Since 2012 he is working for the Product Information Management Systems and Media Asset Management department, which was newly established. In his current role he is responsible for the DAM-System Cumulus at Rittal.

Horst Huber I WERK II

Horst Huber is a specialist in system-based publishing. His experience spans over 20 years working in the area of trading, mail-order businesses and industrial services where he acquired a deep knowledge of cross channel marketing, process optimization, database publishing, bench marketing and potential analysis.
Carsten Thierbach

Carsten Thierbach I Teradata

Carsten Thierbach joined Teradata in November 2014. In his role as Senior Marketing Consultant for the DACH region he advises and supports Teradata customers in successful transformation to a digital and data-driven-organisation.
Thierbach can look back on many years of experience in marketing and sales. Among other things, he worked as Marketing Director DACH at online retailer

Jack McGannon I Canto

Jack McGannon is charged with growing the value of Canto by offering its customers technology solutions that meet their evolving business needs. Jack has over 17 years of experience in the technology world. Previously, he was CEO for the US operations of Ein Sof, a technology services provider. Prior to that, he was CEO at Document Sciences from September 1998 until It was purchased by EMC in 2008.
Jack McGannon, CEO of Canto
Thomas Mockenhaupt, CSO of Canto

Thomas Mockenhaupt I Canto

Thomas Mockenhaupt is CSO at Canto and responsible for all sales and marketing activities for Canto’s flagship product Cumulus. His deep knowledge of customer requirements and workflows allow him to showcase the value of Canto’s Digital Asset Management solution for companies. Before joining Canto, he was the Managing Director at Vitras, which was acquired by Canto in 2011.

Thomas Schleu I Canto

In 1990, Thomas Schleu co-founded Canto. Since that time he has played a pivotal role in the development of Canto’s robust digital asset management products. Thomas oversees the technology at the core of Canto’s product offerings. Prior to his appointment as Chief Technology Officer, he served as Canto’s lead engineer from 1990 until 2008.
Thomas Schleu, CTO of Canto
Andreas Mockenhaupt

Andreas Mockenhaupt I Canto

Andreas Mockenhaupt ensures Canto provides quality and tailored solutions to our customers. He and his team of consultants, developers and support staff design customized DAM implementations and keep projects on track. He brings over 10 years of expertise in implementing Cumulus installations and perfecting customer use cases while managing complex IT projects. Before joining Canto, Andreas was Head of Consulting and co-founder of Vitras, acquired by Canto in 2011.

Leslie Weller I Canto

Leslie Weller has a deep respect for the way technology connects people with the things they value most. She joined Canto to help marketers, brand managers, product managers and content managers understand there is a better way to make use of their organizations’ growing volume of digital content.
She recently spoke at the Magnolia Conference in Silicon Valley and the Magento + ebay eCommerce conference in Las Vegas.

Lucas Schnabel I Canto

Lucas Schnabel builds and manages Canto’s partnerships with a growing number of technology vendors. Lucas’ product marketing background serves a number of technology partnerships well by helping to build and execute cooperative go-to-market strategies for joint solutions. He is an experienced speaker for topics such as Digital Rights Management on the DMEXCO and Magnolia Conference Stage.