Producer and director Johannes Thielmann is managing partner of the production company Futur Film. In addition to advertising films and music videos, he stages theatre productions and was nominated for the German Short Film Award with the films "Nachtmusik" (featuring Katja Riemann) and "Acting" (with Maria Schrader); his current screenplay "Im Augenblick der Liebe" has been put forward for the German Screenplay Award. He now intends to film it with Bettina Zimmermann, Hannes Jaenicke and Bruno Eyron, using private investment method.
Jo Groebel is Head of the German Digital Institute Berlin. He has either authored or edited a total of 35 books as well as hundreds of articles and speeches on the subject of media and communication. Groebel has also given several international keynote speeches, for example at the Academy of Sciences Washington D.C., at the Sénat of France and at the World Congress of Psychology. He was a guest professor and research collaborator with a number of prominent universities, including UCLA, Cambridge, Columbia, Harvard, the University of Amsterdam.
Oliver Poche is a lawyer for media. He was Senior European Counsel for Fox Interactive Media Germany and Manager Business Affairs for Sony Music Entertainment Germany. Before 2001 Poche worked for the Bertelsmann Broadband Group and RTL Enterprises. Poche has authored the publishment "Liability- and Data Privacy Laws in Telemedia Act" together with Rudolf Döpkens. He is part of the law office Scheuermann, Westerhoff & Strittmatter and since 2012 he is an associate professor for media rights at the BBW University Berlin.