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Simon Sturm, Managing Director refutura, Cologne

Simon Sturm is founder and managing director of refutura GmbH, which develops new narrative formats for media and brands. Whether documentary web series, augmented reality, live experiments or 360-degree video: The focus is always on making content a special experience for the target group. In addition, refutura is currently developing a tool solution that enables storytelling with augmented reality in the web browser. 

Simon Sturm studied journalism in Dortmund and Krakow and published the reference book "Digital Storytelling" in 2013. He wrote "brand eins" as an author for the business magazine and was team leader for the first tablet app at Handelsblatt. Before that, he completed a traineeship at WDR and has since worked as a journalist and consultant at the crossover point between classic media and digital platforms - most recently as an editor in the documentary editorial department of WDR Fernsehen.