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Digitale Leute - Build Better Products.
Cologne - November 15 + 16, 2022
1500+ Attendees
50+ Speaker
50+ Sessions
2 Days

Germany’s leading conference at the intersection of Tech, UX & Product

We believe that software product people are the ones that create the future. Successful digital products are developed by teams at the intersection of tech, design & business. Digitale Leute Summit is the only networking- and professional education event for Software Engineers, Designers, Product- and Digital Managers that focuses on the cross-functional aspects of digital product development.

In two days, you learn from top-notch international speakers how to successfully build better digital products. Get deep insights into the tools, tactics, and methods of professionals developing digital products in large-scale environments. Learn how these individuals and organizations find unique solutions to their digital challenges and get pragmatic advice for your daily work.

November 15th – Pre-Conference Day

  • 5 hands-on full-day Expert Workshops
  • Official DL Summit Reception for all Summit ticket holders

November 16th – Conference Day

  • Palladium and E-Werk Cologne
  • 50+ top-notch international speakers
  • Interviews, Talks, Panels, Tech Demos, Masterclasses
  • 30+ exhibitors at DL Lounge Area
  • Social Hours & Evening Drinks

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Martin Eriksson

Product Partner at EQT Ventures. Held roles at The Financial Times, Monster and Cazoo.

How to Make Better Decisions, Faster

Christina Lange

Domain Owner Product Coaching at METRO.digital.

Corporate eats product?

Johannes Mainusch

CTO at kommitment and former VP at XING. Held CTO roles at Otto GmbH and Deutsche Post.

Stephanie Neill

VP, Product - Monetization at Twitch. Held roles at Lions Gate, The New York Times and IAC.

Improve Your Team’s Learning Efficiency to Build Better Products

Karolin Wisch

CPO at Flaconi and former Head of App Product Management and User Experience at OTTO.

What my Leadership Journey as UX & Product Leader has taught me so far

Timo Sturm

Senior Product Manager at HubSpot and former VP Product at Jodel.

Dr. Ruth Janning

Head of Data Science at OBI next and former Director of Engineering at real.digital.

How to marry Data Science and Product

Jan Hegewald

VP Engineering at SumUp. Held roles at Idealo and Zalando.

Sarah Reeves

Product Operations Manager at StepStone and former Developer at BBC.

Building a culture of product excellence

Tamer El-Hawari

CPO at Project A Ventures and former Product Manager at Rocket Internet.

Product Map Framework – The Elements of Product Management

David Behlich

Head of Product at Otto GmbH & Co KG. Held roles at SAP and Arvato Systems.

Dr. Alexander Borek

Head of Data Analytics at Zalando and former Global Head of Data, Analytics & AI at Volkswagen.

What does Data Mesh mean for your tech team?

Itamar Gilad

Product management coach, speaker and author. Held roles at Google and Microsoft.

The GIST Framework – High-Impact Product Management Using Evidence

Gergana Angelova

UX Designer at MyHammer.

Level Up Your Product Discovery With Opportunity Solution Trees

Alexander Hüsing

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at deutsche-startups.de.

Tim Niemeier

Founder at ROQ Technology and former CTO at Rocket Internet.

”Feature-as-a-Service” — A new approach how to develop large-scale web applications

Arne Kittler

CPO at facelift and former VP Product at XING.

Conversation: The Decision Stack in Practice

Sven Schmidt

CMO at Maschinensucher.

Frederik Vosberg

Head of Innovation Consulting at tarent solutions GmbH.

How to conduct Lean Business Experiments

Nico Wilfer

Chief Product Officer at FAZ and former Senior Product Manager at Süddeutsche Zeitung.



Lounge Ticket 49€
Access our new Lounge Area - better than an Expo!

With our new ticket category, you get access to our Product-Led-Growth Stage, Tech Demo Stages, and Partner Lounges - this way, you can enjoy the unique Summit atmosphere and engage with speakers and our partners.

What's included: Access to our Product-Led-Growth Stage and 2 Tech Demo Stages Lounge Area with all Partner Lounges and Art@Tech installations Official DL Summit Reception on Nov 15th, 2022 No access to the 3 conference stages No access to the workshops on Nov 15th, 2022
Conference Ticket 599€
Full Conference Access

During the Summit, you will get valuable insights and learn about tools, tactics, and methods from our top-notch international speakers. No matter which aspect of digital product development is part of your work - you will take away great inspiration and new ideas!

What's included: All features of the Lounge Ticket Access to our 3 Main Conference Stages Full-Day Catering - three meals and unlimited drinks! No access to the workshops on Nov 15th, 2022
Workshop Ticket 599€
Full-Day Deep Dive

Our workshops on our Pre-Conference Day (Nov 15th) are hands-on expert sessions with a high degree of interaction. We plan five parallel running workshops, covering topics relevant for all digital professionals working in cross-functional teams.

What's included: Access to one Full-Day Workshop Catering (light breakfast, lunch, drinks) Official DL Summit Reception on the Nov 15th, 2022 No access to the conference on Nov 16th, 2022
Expert Ticket 999€
The complete Package

You can join one of our full-day workshops on the Pre-Conference-Day and the official conference with this ticket. In two days, you learn from top-notch international speakers and coaches how to build better digital products successfully.

What's included: All features of the Workshop Ticket All features of the Conference Ticket
Bring your Team! Buy 4 get 5 for 2.396€

Bring your team and save some money! With our team package, you get 5 conference tickets for the price of 4. You and your colleagues get access to all parts and locations of the Digitale Leute Summit and can engage with our speakers and partners throughout the day. You can select this option in the Conference Ticket checkout.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our ticket options. Volunteers can get a free ticket in exchange for a few hours of work at our DL Summit. Contact us!

Palladium & E-Werk, Cologne

The Summit will take place on day two in the historic mechanical engineering factory, Palladium in Cologne's vibrant quarter Schanzenviertel and the E-Werk, a charming historical industrial building with a unique and beautiful atmosphere. Our new Main Stage will be located in the E-Werk. The other five stages will be at the Palladium. One big stage and our partner lounge area are located in the Palladium main hall usually used for international concerts. Our Tech Demos will take place at the gallery in the main hall. The side hall houses stages two and three.

Palladium & E-Werk
Schanzenstraße 36/37
51063 Cologne


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