Ben is the Director of Africa Originals & Acquisitions at Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service. In Ben’s role, he nurtures key partnerships and drives the licensing strategy across Africa to support Netflix’s membership growth and streaming rates on the continent. His portfolio includes sourcing local programming that is relevant for the region and acquiring global rights for shows and movies from Africa.
Monique van Dusseldorp is a well-known curator of seminars and conferences on creativity, innovation, and technology. Over the last 20 years, she initiated and organized a series of internationally renowned events, all with a top line of speakers. She was in charge of the European Television and Film Forum as organized by the European Institute for the Media in the UK and Germany and worked as an online strategist at Dutch publisher Wegener, before starting her own company.