Alexandra Daskalopoulos is Founder and CEO of Frontstage Entertainment, the No 1 radio group in Greece, owning 5 of the biggest and best loved radio stations, with more than 33% of radio listeners tuning in to at least one of its stations daily. The company also operates an events production branch and organizes big scale concerts, festivals and corporate events. Since 2012, Alexandra has been actively involved first as Vice President and then as President of the Association of Greek Commercial Radio Stations (EIIRA), advocating for the vision of the Greek radio broadcasting industry and shaping policies that contribute to its development and evolution. She is also a Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of European Radios (AER), the Europe-wide trade body for commercial radio. Alexandra was included in the Greek “Fortune 40 under 40” two years in a row, and in 2022 she received the award for “Women Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).
The in-car entertainment experience is seeing unprecedented change driven by internet connectivity and new technology. In amongst the wave of new apps and services, Radio remains the most popular audio source in the car. How can broadcasters stay in control of the radio experience and keep radio strong? Can Radio stay prominent as an important source of news and public value? And what technologies and features will form part of Radio 2.0 in the car?