Sebastian Turner has been a founder in the media business from the beginning of his professional life until today: In 1985 he launched Medium, today Germany’s leading magazine for journalists –
his newest business is the media tech holding Trafo as a venture into the growing field of media tech and content tech. But he has not only created new disruptive businesses.
As CEO he turned the international communications agency Scholz & Friends, into the largest independent agency network in Europe. He initiated the leading global science conference Falling
Walls. During his tenure as publisher and shareholder Tagesspiegel established a vertical digital eco system and became Germany’s leading capital newsorganisation, moving from rank four to rank
one with the best circulation performance of all German dailies. Turner holds a degree of the Graduate School of Duke University, USA, and serves as a honorary professor at the University of the
Arts in Berlin.
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