According to Danish academic and renowned futurist of the digital age, Thomas Pettitt's we have left behind the Gutenberg Parenthesis - the period after Gutenberg's invention of the printing press in the 15th century to the present day - and we are now living in a Pre-Gutenberg time.
Dominique Busso (CEO based in Paris): 46 years old, rejoined VNU in February 2004 as CEO of VNUNet Europe to define, develop and implement BME’s strategy for VNUNet Europe. In this role, Dominique works with local online and country management to grow the group's online position organically, and through acquisitions and partnerships. Dominique' considerable online and publishing experience outside of VNU, includes running his own online consultancy business, managing the Emap-Wanadoo joint venture in France and as Business Development Director for IDG, France. Dominique worked for VNU from 1998 to 2000 firstly as a Publishing Director before heading up VNU BP France's online business. Dominique began his career with ITR USA, a San Francisco based M&A consulting firm as Business Development Manager. He has a Masters Degree in Communication and Management and an MBA in Marketing and Finance.
In the same way that British new wave band, Buggles sang about video killing the radio star back in the late seventies, so mobile is now taking over from the Web. Today more and more people read the news on their smart devices using the mobile versions of publications.
20/12/2013 12:27 GMT
I was inspired to see that digital publishers are reporting a 14% lift in overall revenues after what has certainly been a challenging few years, with online video continuing to be the fastest growing advertising format for digital publishers, up 21% year on year.
12/11/2013 13:30 GMT