Prof. Dr. Katja Nettesheim

Prof. Dr. Katja Nettesheim

Steinbeis University Berlin

Prof. Dr. Katja Nettesheim is Founder and Managing Director at _MEDIATE. 

Prior to launching her own company, Katja, a trained lawyer,  gained professional experience for many years at the Axel Springer SE. There she was active in the field of M&A, as well as working on the Managing Board of Hamburg’s regional newspapers. Previously, she worked as a business consultant at The Boston Consulting Group for several years, mainly in the media and private equity practices. In the early stages of her career, she was an attorney for international tax and corporate law at Freshfields and Shearman & Sterling, among others.

An expert in the fields of digital transformation, strategic business development and investments / M&A, she also is a professor of media management at a private university. These activities keep Katja engaged in and up-to-date on the newest developments on the digitalised markets and the market players’ diverse strategies – an excellent addition to _MEDIATE’s client work.

With her vast wealth of experience in mind, hub:raum (Deutsche Telekom’s incubator) included Katja into their mentor team in May, 2012. Also, Katja is mentor at the incubator Project Flying Elephant. Furthermore, she holds several supervisory and advisory seats.