Pavel Stanchev started his career in 1990 as a journalist in France. In 1992 he joined Ringier Switzerland and participated in the launch of several newspapers in Europe and Asia. In the last 25 years he was Managing Director of HBO Romania, CEO of Nova TV Bulgaria, CEO of Antenna Group South-East Europe, CEO of BTV Media Group, CEO of TF1 Distribution and, since 2019, CEO of TV2 Media, the most watched television group in Hungary with 17 TV channels and streaming platforms, including 3 TV channels in Slovenia.
Maja has around 15 years of experience in media tech and public service broadcasting, working with digital transformation and product development. Maja has a background in strategic communication and organizational development and a heart that beats for the coherency creating powers of public service media, and for designing engaging experiences across touchpoints and org. charts.
Bakel Walden joined the Executive Board of Switzerland’s biggest media house in January 2018. He took over the newly created role of Director of Development and Offering and as Head of SRG’s Digital Board, focusing with his team on key issues of the core business. Main areas of work include digital transformation projects (among other things launching and running SRG’s streaming platform Play Suisse), user data analysis, communication, content partnerships, and international relations.