Anita Zielina

direttrice leadership & innovation CUNY J-School

Anita Zielina is the Director of Leadership and Innovation at CUNY’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 Switzerland’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 at 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).

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