Speakers in 2019
Director Product, Verizon Media GroupMarcel is driving business and product requirements for email deliverability and anti-abuse efforts for all consumer mail products (Yahoo, AOL, Verizon) under the Verizon umbrella. He’s also leading the product team responsible for next gen consumer email experiences. Before Verizon, Marcel was responsible for Alto Mail and AOL’s Email and international products, supporting its international expansion.
Director of Industry Initiatives, ValimailSeth Blank is the Director of Industry Initiatives at Valimail, where he leads public initiatives to strengthen and broaden email authentication technologies for the benefit of the entire ecosystem. He plays key roles in broad industry standards such as ARC, is Chair of the AuthIndicators working group leading development of BIMI, and serves multiple leadership roles within M3AAWG to curtail messaging abuse. Seth also contributes to collaborative work with the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit
Legal Counsel, Certified Senders AllianceAstrid joined the CSA in 2019 as a Legal Consultant. She studied Law in Bonn, and gained international experience, among other things, through German-Thai Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok. During her many years working for associations, she has specialized in German and European competition, telecommunications, and data protection law. In this context, Astrid has worked closely with authorities and ministries in Bonn, Berlin, and Brussels.
Deliverability Manager, WestwingOver 10 years’ experience in Deliverability. Previously working for an ESP. He now can apply and practice all that knowledge hands on at his current employer Westwing. Westwing is an online Home & Living shopping club with daily sales communicated mainly using newsletters.
Consultant Complaints Office, Certified Senders AllianceSebastian became part of the eco Complaints Office team in June 2013. The eco Complaints Office receives reports about illegal internet content from the public or its international partners and sees to its removal through notice and takedown measures while working closely with law enforcement agencies. Since January 2016, Sebastian is also taking care of CSA complaints and legal questions surrounding email marketing.
Moderator, IG Entertainment e.K.Ilka Groenewold has experience as a host for Galas, Conferences, Events, Seminars and TV for 17 years.
She is glad to be part of the CSA Summit 2019 in cologne.
Manager Detection Anti Spam / Product Owner Anti Spam, CyrenTobias manages the Anti Spam Research Team and is leading the associated product developments at Cyren. He is passionate about technical email standards, specifically in the field of anti-abuse and deliverability. Before Cyren, Tobias was responsible for
Episervers messaging infrastructure and industry relationships. Tobias has attended all CSA Summits and is looking forward to presenting at this years summit.
Director, Certified Senders AllianceJulia became part of the CSA team in 2014 and has been passionate about creating and enabling quality standards for commercial emailing ever since. Prior to the CSA she worked for several years in Marketing and Sales at Dell. Julia studied business administration at the University of Cologne and the Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires.
Retention Manager, Paula’s Choice Skincare EuropeLeonie is the Retention Manager for Paula’s Choice Skincare at the European headoffice in The Netherlands. Together with her team she is responsible for the brand’s email marketing and retention of customers in the European markets.
Six years ago her career switched from direct marketing to email marketing. That’s when her love for email and customer experience really ignited, as email is the next best thing for being able to communicate face-to-face with your customers.