Speaker of the Day: Michael Steidl


Michael Steidl is co-organiser and speaker at the Metadata Conference which will be held on Thursday, 4th of June from 09:30 to 18:30 during the CEPIC Congress 2015 in Warsaw.

Michael Steidl is the Managing Director of the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) which is developing and maintaining standards for the flawless exchange of content and its metadata in the news industry and related business sectors. He oversees the development and maintenance of the standards by IPTC members and is actively promoting their use. Michael has 25 years of experience with information technology for news, as he worked as a consultant to news agencies before joining the IPTC in 2003. He also worked as a journalist and managing director for news agencies, this makes him experienced in the major facets of the news business.