Milena Merten

Milena Merten is a reporter for ada, Germany’s platform for life in the digital era and the economy of the future. Previously, she was a staff writer for the Innovation and Digitization Department of WirtschaftsWoche, Germany’s leading weekly business magazine. She graduated from Georg von Holtzbrinck School for Business Journalists and wrote for Handelsblatt, WirtschaftsWoche and DIE ZEIT. Milena studied politics and communication sciences in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Davis, California. She is passionate about topics at the intersection of technology and society.

Why I Tech


Technology has the potential to overcome boundaries – it helps us to learn new skills, explore different perspectives and connect with people from around the world