I am passionate about driving digital transformation, leading culture change and implementing product thinking and innovation methods in digital media and beyond. I have 15+ years of experience in digital media and innovation, 10 yrs in executive positions as Managing Editor Digital, Editor-in-Chief and Chief Product Officer at DER STANDARD, STERN and NZZ Media Group.
I like complex change projects with a special focus on the human side of transformation. I am a believer in lifelong learning, and I am passionate about diversity, empathy in business and a new style of leadership. I help organizations and people reach their transformation & innovation goals. I teach, consult, talk and write about leadership and innovation.
I am currently the Director of Innovation and Leadership at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where I am responsible for all executive programs and custom leadership training. I also do consult organizations and executives on how to redefine their digital strategy and accelerate their change process, and I am a passionate keynote speaker.
I received an Executive MBA from INSEAD, was selected as a Knight Fellow at Stanford University, have a Master of Law from Vienna University, and was a visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute at Oxford University.
I live in NYC with my husband Klaus, but I am originally from Vienna, Austria.