Annelies Van Den Belt (DC Thomson Family History)

May 5, 2014 at 10:30 PM UTC – May 6, 2014 at 1:30 AM UTC

Annelies van den Belt is Chief Executive of DC Thomson Family History (formerly Brightsolid). She spent 5 years in Moscow as Chief Executive at SUP, Russia's fastest growing online news company and has held previous positions with worked the Telegraph Media Group and News International, having lived the startup grind during the launch of

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Annelies van den Belt is an international visionary executive, with proven commercial and operational successes in several global markets, media and digital industries. Annelies joined the innovative genealogy business DC Thomson Family History (formerly Brightsolid) as CEO in September 2013. DC Thomson Family History includes household names like Find My Past and Genes Reunited. She was previously Group Chief Executive of SUP Media, the leading digital publisher in Russia and has held other executive and influential roles at ITV, Telegraph Media Group and News International. While at ITV she oversaw the launch of in May 2007, and held the title of Managing Director.

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  • Annelies Van Den Belt

    DC Thomson Family History



May 5 – 6, 2014
10:30 PM – 1:30 AM UTC


10:30 PMNetworking and Food
11:30 PMFireside Chat
12:30 AMNetworking


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    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director