Big Data for Media coming to Hong Kong
Scheduled to organise on December 07-08, 2017, Big Data for Media, a global conference for media and advertising executives and data practitioners, is coming to Hong Kong. The conference is designed for those seeking to create ‘big data’ strategies and leverage data analytics and artificial intelligence technologies in order to engage audiences and grow revenue.

Sponsored by Reuters and South China Morning Post, the sixth edition of Big Data for Media events and awards are coming to Hong Kong. Programmes at the two-day conference and events will be segregated into study tour at the most advanced Big Data and artificial intelligence companies in Beijing, the audience analytics seminar in Kowloon, and the Big Data and Artificial Intelligence ‘BIGGIES Awards’ competition.

Confirmed key speakers

As on today, the confirmed keynote speakers for the conference include: Sebo Banerjee, data and analytics lead, HT Media (India); Xiaoqun Clever, chief technology & data officer, member of the Group Executive Board, Ringier (Switzerland); Gyan Gupta, CEO, DB Digital (India); Jodie Hopperton, conference emcee, International Media Consultant; Korey Lee, director of analytics & insights, South China Morning Post (China); Anson Mok, GM of data development, United Daily News (Taiwan); Shailesh Prakash, CIO and executive VP, Washington Post (USA); Martha Stone, founder and organiser, Big Data for Media Week Event; Wang Zhao, principal solutions architect, Ringier (Switzerland); Won Kok Sung, data scientist, MediaCorp (Singapore), among others.


Big Data for Media’s BIGGIES Awards recognises outstanding works and achievements of news media companies from Asia-Pacific. The awards focus on excellence in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence practices at media companies and advertising agencies in the region. The awards will be given to data practitioners from newspapers, magazines, websites, advertising and marketing agencies, news outlets, and media companies in general that produce Big Data and Artificial Intelligence projects, campaigns, products, and/or strategies in Asia-Pacific.

Founded in 2013, Big Data for Media is a media industry association that serves an international group of C-Level executives and data professionals. Over the last five years, media companies have been investing in their Big Data strategies, which include hiring strategists, data scientists, data analysts, data engineers, and more. Overarching strategies include leveraging audience insights, developing new products and generating revenue from data-driven endeavours. Every year, Big Data for Media organises multiple events and conventions around the world, generating research for its members.


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