Mathias Müller von Blumencron is one of the leading journalists and digital media executives in Germany. Until July 2021 he worked as co-editor-in-chief at Berlins premier news organization “Der Tagesspiegel”, being responsible for the digital transformation of the organization. Before he worked from 2013 until 2017 as editor-in-chief digital media for “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, implementing the successful digital strategy. Until 2013 he has worked for 20 years at the newsmagazine “Der Spiegel”, building up and leading Germanys most influential digital news site. He led “Spiegel” as co-editor-in-chief from 2008 until 2013. He serves currently on the board of the Swiss Media organization Tamedia.
Müller von Blumencron studied law before embarking on his journalism career. He graduated from the Henri-Nannen-School of Journalism in 1989 and then worked for several business magazines. In 1992, he began at “Der Spiegel” on the German politics desk. Subsequently he served for four years as “Spiegel” correspondent in Washington, D. C. and New York, reporting on the Clinton years and the development of the internet, being fascinated forever by the digital world.
Mathias Müller von Blumencron was born July 23rd, 1960 in Hamburg, Germany.