Astrid Maier

I am leading the tech desk for WirtschaftsWoche, Germany’s leading business magazine. Have been chasing tech trends for a decade. I am a Stanford ´16 John S. Knight Fellowship alumn and the co-founder of Dverse Media, a platform for diversity in journalism.

Why I Tech


Today, technology is woven into our daily lives. That’s why it is so important to understand how it is changing society and businesses – and be able to steer it into the right direction.

#ada18’s motto is ideas to change the world – my tech idea is


Let’s de-weaponize social media!