Patrice Schneider is Chief Strategy Officer at Media Development Loan Fund which has has provided more than $115 million in financing to 85 independent news businesses in 27 countries. More than 38 million people get their news from MDLF clients.
Patrice started his publishing career as a journalist reporting from conflicts in Central Asia at the end of the 1980s. Before being involved in media development, he held the responsibilities of Managing Director of Netscape Europe overseeing it’s European activities, Senior Adviser for the World Economic Forum (The Davos summit), Deputy Managing Director at Hachette Filipacchi Medias in France. Schneider has also worked as director at the World Association of Newspapers in Paris.
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