The DCA jury comprises experienced digital leaders from business, academia, non-profit, finance and more, ensuring that your applications will be thoroughly evaluated from a wide range of independent perspectives, and at the highest standards.
The Jury will evaluate the applications on the following criteria:
- Innovation & Creativity
- Results & Effectiveness
Prof. Dr. Ana Adi
Prof. Dr. Adi has a background in public relations. Prior to joining Quadriga, Prof. Dr. Adi has worked, lived and studied the USA, Great Britain, Belgium, Bahrain, Thailand and Romania. She defines herself as a geek at heart, a polyglot, foodie, travel lover and a world citizen.
Dr. Astrid Deilmann
He has an extensive experience in the areas of internal communication, employee engagement, online communications, social media, user experience design, innovating digital channels evolution, as well as facilitating effective cross-functional cooperation.
Before joining the Human Capital department, Fabio was the head of the Social & Digital Internal Communications team in the UniCredit Holding Company and he led the Internet & Remote Banking activities in the Italian Retail bank of the Group.
Fabio is adjunct professor of Internal Communication at the International Postgraduate Master in Corporate Communication at Università Cattolica (Milan).
Ana-Maria is a member of CIPR and Founder of Global Women in PR Roumania. She has been also a jury member at the Romanian PR Awards for the last 5 years.
Ana Maria is dedicated to the education of youth, sustains media literacy training and works with other media organizations in addressing educational issues in Romanian school system.
She started her career as a journalist of a business weekly magazine, and then has worked for several years in prominent Russian and international PR agencies including Edelman Imageland, where she led a number of PR programs in healthcare for Procter&Gamble, Johnson&Johnson, AstraZeneca, and worked on several international projects including Russian Winter Festival in London.
From 2007 till 2011, Irina headed Strategic Alliances and Communications group at Pfizer Russia, a major global pharmaceutical company. In 2011, Irina joined Abbott Russia, one of the leading global healthcare companies, as Director of Public Affairs and Communications. In her role at Abbott, Irina was responsible for external communications, reputation management programs and strategic internal communications. In January 2017, Irina joined Uber as Communications Director for Russia and CIS.
Irina is a certified public relations professional and holds MBA degree in “Communication and Leadership” from Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin.
Prof. Dr. Alexander Gutzmer
Alexander Gutzmer developed rich expertise in journalism, communication and media in several editorial departments of respected newspapers, magazines and publishing houses. He worked as the London correspondent for the German national weekly “Welt am Sonntag”, as editor-in-chief for the magazine “pressesprecher” at Helios Media, as editor-in-chief at the management magazine “think:act” (Roland Berger Strategy Consultants) and as editorial director at the Burda Creative Group.
She is the author and catalyst of proactive change management and digital communication strategies. A consultative leader Tina thrives on empowering and coaching her team.
Tina was a key player in the Maersk Group’s digital strategy implementation and served on several related steering committees.
Prior to Maersk, she held senior Communications roles within the United Nations – UNICEF, UNDP, WHO – providing advice to leaders and launching visionary concepts and activations to fulfil company objectives.
His background is MA Literature, Film & Media. Studies in Journalism, Creative Storytelling, Leadership. Copywriter, brand journalist and editor of brand magazines in Danish, German and English. Worked with Content Marketing since 1999.
Keynote speaker in Denmark, Europe and USA about “Internal and External Communication”, “Content Marketing”, “Game Change and Digitalization”.
Magnus tweets at @mgns.
Lina also has work experience in the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) and the European Parliament (Brussels). Lina has been the Chairwoman of the Lithuanian Communication Association. Since 2017 she is the Member of the Management Committee for the International Communication master’s degree Study Programmes of Vilnius university.
Sie wurde 1986 in Darmstadt geboren und studierte Europäische Literatur, Spanisch und Englisch an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Sie kommt aus der externen Kommunikation und liebt die digitale Medienlandschaft. Auf Twitter befasst sie sich vor allem mit neuer Mobilität, digitalen Innovationen und mehr Sichtbarkeit für Frauen im Transportwesen: www.twitter.com/tanjayka
His responsibilities in Archimedes Foundation (Estonia) include the development and execution of the national higher education marketing strategy for "Study in Estonia" and representing Estonia in communications-related working groups on the state level and European level. He is the marketing and communications expert in promoting Europe as a study destination for the European Commission project “Study in Europe”.
Before joining the content team, Judith was part of the SAP Global Executive Communications team, responsible for developing and implementing communication strategy and plans for a number of SAP Executive Board Members and regional presidents.
In addition to her work at SAP, Judith is also the CEO and co-founder of BizFluency, a company dedicated to helping people in all industries and lines of business communicate with impact about themselves and their business using storytelling techniques, social media campaigns and marketing strategies.
After his studies, he was appointed Junior Professor and Researcher at the University of Florence and collaborated with local institutions and government for scientific divulgation and communication projects, both online and through local events. Duccio Manetti is the Editorial Manager and founder of the international scientific journal Humana.Mente (www.humanamente.eu).
In 2011 he joined General Electric’s Digital Internal Communications Dept. and he then held the position of Global Digital Strategist for the Oil & Gas business and various global marketing communication roles for GE Oil & Gas headquarters. Today he is Demand Generation & Commercialization Manager for BHGE, managing commercialization and marketing of main product lines.
Prior to the council, Mellergaard was employed in the agency industry as Head of Social at the creative agency BABY and social media advisor at Advice A/S. She also has a background working with content strategy and employee advocacy as Social Business Manager at IBM Denmark and is regularly used as a social media specialist in Danish media.
Meike Ostwald is in charge of the political communication at Microsoft Germany and hence responsible for the digital communication of Microsoft Berlin. Her main topics are artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data protection, digital responsibility and philanthropies. Prior to joining Microsoft, Meike worked in various communication functions at Beiersdorf and at the German Bundestag, among others. Meike studied management, marketing and digital media in Lüneburg, Berlin, Rome and Shanghai.
- Bis 2000 Manager Strategische Vertriebsplanung
- Bis 2002 Projektleitung eCommerce & eMarketplaces
- Bis 2005 Director Business Development
- Bis 2010 Director Strategy Development
- Bis heute Head of Marketing Communication,
Jurymitglied: BoB Award - Best of B2B Communication, und Deutscher Preis für Onlinekommunikation
Dr. Andrea Polo
I had the joy to be involved in hundreds of design projects spanning from EU funded research projects to public sector projects for various organisations including the EU Commission, EU Parliament, EU Intellectual Property Office, and various European customers of the private sector in Greece, Spain, UK, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, and beyond. I am currently the Creative & Digital Communications Lead at Europol (European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation) based in The Netherlands leading an award winning team of creatives.
Marek is in charge of Bolt's corporate communications and media relations across 35 countries globally. Prior to Bolt, Marek worked at TransferWise as the Head of Communications for Europe and was an associate partner at JLP (now Miltton JLP) where he handled the agency's technology and start-up clients.