karen stacey

CEO , Digital Cinema Media


Karen Stacey is Digital Cinema Media's CEO, overseeing the transformation of cinema's role in the modern media mix to raise the medium's profile and position it as THE BEST SEAT IN MEDIA. Karen's business strategy is grounded in the belief that cinema's core proposition is getting stronger in this cluttered world where growing trust and creating impact for a brand is at a premium. Since joining DCM in 2015 she has successfully created a vision which has repositioned cinema as a lead AV medium, expanding the business to deliver sustainable long-term growth for four consecutive years. Karen has worked in the media industry for over 25 years, holding senior positions at Bauer Media UK and Channel 4. She is also a member of WACL (Women In Advertising and Communications, London), The Marketing Society, is President of The Solus Club (only the second woman to do so), a keen supporter of NABS and a member of The Advertising Association's Front Foot Committee. In 2016, Karen was also honoured as one of Ad Age's Women to Watch Europe and a 'Top 50 Women in Global Cinema' by Celluloid Junkie for the last three years.