Lucy Küng

Google News Initiative Senior Research Fellow
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University


Lucy Küng is Google Digital News Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute, the University of Oxford. She is an advisor, professor and writer on strategy, innovation and leadership with particular emphasis on mastering technological disruption.  In addition to her role at the Reuters Institute, she is Non-Executive Board Member of SRG SSR (the Swiss public service broadcasting company), Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the NZZ Media Group, and Visiting Professor of Media Innovation at the University of Oslo. She holds a PhD and Habilitation from the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, and an MBA from City University London/Ashridge.  A frequent keynoter, she is also author of numerous books, including Innovators in Digital News (2015), Strategic Management in the Media: From Theory to Practice (winner of the AEMJM Media Management Book Award) (second edition due in 2016), Inside the BBC and CNN – Managing Media Organizations, and When Innovation Fails to Disrupt, the Case of BBC News Online.

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