Wolfgang Blau

co-founder Oxford Climate Journalism Network

Wolfgang Blau is Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism looking at ways to increase journalism's capacity to cover climate change worldwide. He is also co-founder of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network.

Previously, he was President, International and Chief Operating Officer of Condé Nast. He oversaw the Condé Nast companies in Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as the following global functions: Product & Technology, Data & Insight, Licensing, Business Development, Delivery & Business Transformation and the Global Editorial Operations unit. Before becoming President of Condé Nast, Wolfgang was the company’s Chief Digital Officer, a role in which he initiated and managed a change of the company’s internal operating model across Asia, Europe and Latin-America towards forming the world's most influential network of fashion and lifestyle publishing companies.

Prior to Condé Nast, he served as Executive Director of Digital Strategy at The Guardian and as Editor-in-chief of Zeit Online, a position that won him Germany’s Chief Editor of the Year award. He started his career as a radio news anchor and worked for seven years in California as a Silicon Valley reporter and columnist for German national newspapers and broadcasters.

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