Dinara Toktosunova – CEO – Ruptly
Dinara Toktosunova is a Russian TV news producer and media manager. Dinara began her career in television in 2005 by joining RT, the newly formed international, English-language TV news channel. As a line producer, executive producer and later Deputy Head of News, she strove to delve deeper into stories than other media outlets. Her insight and decision-making skills helped the channel secure three of its five Emmy nominations (2009, 2012, 2014) and win at the Monte Carlo Television Festival (2013). In 2017, Dinara was appointed the CEO of Ruptly, a full-service international news agency based in Berlin. Since 2017, Ruptly was awarded the Drum Online Media awards for “Best B2B News Site” and “Commercial Team of the Year”. Ruptly LIVE platform was highly commended by the Drum judges in the “Technical Innovation of the Year” category and short-listed for the Global Media Innovator Award.