Anita Zielina is the Director of Leadership and Innovation at CUNYâ€™s Newmark J-School in New York City. Before that, she was a senior executive charged with driving digital transformation in several media organizations. The latest was Switzerlandâ€™s NZZ Media group, where she was Chief Product Officer and part of the executive management board. She has recently has been a visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute at Oxford University, researching and teaching about transformation and leadership in media organizations.
Before that, Zielina was deputy editor-in-chief atÂ Stern, the German news weekly, and worked at Der Standard, a newspaper in Vienna, Austria. She received an executive MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France (2017) and a Master in Law from Vienna University (2006) and is an alumna of the JSK fellowship at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (2012).