Astrid Maier

editor-in-chief XING

Astrid Maier is editor-in-chief of XING, the largest social business network for German speakers. Astrid is a long-time business and tech journalist with a passion to make work not suck. Before joining XING Astrid helped build the media and education platform ada, headed the business and innovation desk at WirtschaftsWoche, Germany’s leading business weekly and was a tech reporter for manager magazine, a business monthly. Astrid learned the craft of journalism at the Financial Times Deutschland, the then German subsidiary of the FT and is an alumna of the John S. Knight Fellowship Programme at Stanford University. She is the co-founder of Dverse Media, a non-profit that aims to spur diversity and innovation in newsrooms.

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