This November in Dublin, tech enthusiasts will be coming to The Summit, all with a different aim. It could be to make connections, show off their startup to investors, or simply sit back and take in what some high profile speakers have to share. Some of these tech enthusiasts will be journalists, and most of them are looking for the next big story to share. Here are some of the journalists that are set to attend The Summit this November.
Tom Lyons – The Irish Times
Currently plying his trade with The Irish Times, Lyons is a business journalist with pedigree. His resumé boasts experience with other broadsheets at the forefront of journalism in Ireland such as the Irish Indepdendent, The Sunday Times, and The Sunday Independent. In addition to print media, Lyons’ background also includes a stint as Business Editor at Newstalk and he is also the author behind The FitzPatrick Tapes: The Rise and Fall of One Man, One Bank and One Country and co-author of Fingers: The Man Who Brought Down Irish Nationwide and Cost Us €5.4bn.
Christoph Salzig – t3n
Salzig is a German journalist for t3n coming to The Summit 2014 who has a particular interest in digital communications, such as online PR, the management of social media platforms, and Web 2.0-Features. He has a lot of writing experience in tech and business journalism for Aachener Nachrichten and WIRTSCHAFT digital, covering topics like the digital economy and the political/legislative repercussions on the digital innovation sector.
Alex Hofmann – Gruenderszene
A senior editor at Gruenderszene, Hofmann likes specifically dedicating his business coverage towards highlighting economic news in the German and international startup scene. Before settling in at Gruenderszene, Hofmann studied Business Studies and Information Management in Edinburgh and also spent time on the editorial desk at the Financial Journal in Frankfurt, and founded IT magazine.
Pia Buhl Anderson – Politiken
Working primarily for Danish newspaper Politiken, Kolhe is a young journalist with a passion for business who graduated from the Danish School of Journalism in 2010. After completing her undergraduate degree she decided to combine her keen interest in academia with her enthusiasm for business by pursuing a Masters in e-business at IT University of Copenhagen, while working at Politiken and reporting on stock quotes, ECB interest rates, and the economy in general.
Subodh Kolhe – Senior Reporter, YourStory
Federico Guerrini – Technology Reporter, La Stampa
Roger Huang – Contributor, Techvibes