CEO, TV, Publishing & Operations, Red Bull Media House
Philosophy: Innovation is often associated with technology specifically. In business today, innovation must be part of a business’ cultural fabric to truly drive change and relevance.
As Chief Executive Officer for TV, Publishing & Operations, Dr. Dietmar Otti leads media brands spanning television, film, and book, periodical and multimedia publishing for Red Bull Media House. The company is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with ‘beyond the ordinary’ stories – both direct-to-consumer and through partnerships. With a focus on sports, culture and lifestyle content, Red Bull Media House offers a wide range of premium media products across TV, mobile, digital, audio, and print. In addition to steering a portfolio that encompasses such assets as Servus TV, international production company Terra Mater Factual Studios, publishers Ecowing and Benevento, and The Red Bulletin magazine, he also guides the operations of key internal departments and platforms, including Legal, Human Resources, Finance, Partnerships and Facility Management. Dietmar’s successful track record in the media industry further includes senior international positions with Bauer Media Group and Axel Springer, as well as hands-on guidance of Austria’s leading economic newspaper and collaborations with Russmedia and Siemens. At Bauer Media, Dietmar was President, Western Europe and USA, developing internationalization activities through organic growth and acquisitions and steering the brand to become the radio provider with the highest audience in Europe. In the role of Senior Vice President and COO at Axel Springer, he drove initiatives across Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Dietmar holds a doctorate in business and a degree in economics and engineering from the Universities of Leoben in Austria.