Co-Curators of DF17
EMEA Satellite Operators Association
ESOA is a non-profit organisation established with the objective of serving and promoting the common interests of satellite operators from Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the CIS. The Association today represents the interests of 21 satellite operators who deliver information communication services across the globe. Together ESOA Members provide invaluable communications services to the whole world including emergency communications, live broadcasting, maritime and aero communications, secure services for governments, 24-7 monitoring of industrial processes such as energy plants and a whole range of other communications capabilities that society has come to rely on.
For more than 25 years, Forum Europe has been organising events in Brussels. Under the Chairmanship of Paul Adamson and the management of James Wilmott and Dan Craft, Forum Europe’s activities are now global, covering most of the continents of the world. The Digital Festival draws upon many years debating technology and its role in society and influence on our lives.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Sponsor of DF17
Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group, and one of the largest technology investors in the world. It was founded in 1915, Stellenbosch, South Africa. With its headquarters in Cape Town (ZA), and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Naspers operates in more than 130 countries. Our activities encompass 6 key business areas: Classifieds, Payments, B2C e-Commerce, Ventures, Video Entertainment, and Media. Naspers holds sizable investments in listed companies such as Tencent (CN), Mail.ru (RU), and Flipkart (IN).