MARTIN ZIEROLD

MARTIN ZIEROLD

Biography

Martin Zierold holds the Zajadacz Foundation Professorship for Innovation and Digitisation at the Institute for Arts and Media Management at Hamburg’s University of Theatre and Music. His areas of focus are strategy and organisational development in the context of social and cultural transformation in the 21st century. He also works freelance as a coach, trainer and consultant. Before moving to Hamburg, he was a Professor for Arts Management and Cultural Studies at Karlshochschule International University (Karlsruhe, Germany). He studied Media Studies, Cultural Studies and Management at Münster University, where he also obtained his PhD with a thesis on the transformation of memory culture in the wake of contemporary digital media. Martin worked as a press spokesman and head of media relations for Tonkunstler Orchestra and the International Music Festival Grafenegg (Austria). Also, he spent seven years as Academic Manager and Principal Investigator of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture at Gießen University. An overview of publications and further activities can be found online at www.martinzierold.de Contact: mail@martinzierold.de