David Marsland

Head of Audio, Evening Standard

David Marsland is the head of audio at the Evening Standard. He co-founded the near 200-year-old newspaper's first audio department and took it to international recognition with two Webby nominations and a commendation at the British Press Awards. ES Audio is known for its innovation, which has led to partnerships with companies like Google on ground-breaking distribution technology. David oversees the production of the Standard's suite of podcasts including the incredibly popular Tech & Science Daily, Lawrence Dallaglio's Rugby Podcast, and current affairs show The Leader. He is also host of the How to be a CEO podcast.

All Sessions by David Marsland

9:00 am - 9:20 am
Main stage

Pod save publishing: Why this is the start of a golden age

Maybe it’s a new revenue stream? Maybe you’re trying to reach new audiences? Maybe you just want to do something amazing? Podcasting is perfect for all of it. From audio advertising’s remarkable resilience to steadily growing listener numbers, we are far from a peak. Not to mention some of the biggest tech companies in the world are investing millions in pushing podcasts forward. In our opening keynote, David Marsland explains why there simply isn’t a more exciting space for publishers to be than podcasts.