Anita Zielina

Director of Innovation and Leadership
Newmark J-School at CUNY

I am passionate about driving digital transformation, leading culture change and implementing product thinking and innovation methods in digital media and beyond. 15 yrs experience in digital media and innovation, 10 yrs in executive positions as Managing Editor, Editor-in-Chief and Chief Product Officer.

I am currently the Director of Innovation and Leadership at CUNYs Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where I am responsible for all executive programs for media leaders of the future, covering modern leadership, revenue strategy, business innovation, product thinking, and innovation management: https://www.journalism.cuny.edu/executive-ed

I like complex change projects with a special focus on the human side of transformation. I am a believer in lifelong learning, and I am passionate about diversity, empathy in business and a new style of leadership. I help organizations and people reach their transformation & innovation goals. I teach, consult, talk and write about leadership and innovation.

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