Julia N. Weiss

Julia N. Weiss is the founder of Weiss & Cie. She gained more than 15 years of experience as a strategic advisor at Booz & Company and in different highly ranked management positions at Axel-Springer SE.

At Booz she focused on the media, logistics and telecommunications industries. She provided market entry and marketing strategies, business development and post-merger solutions as well as restructuring and cost saving programs. For example the centralization of purchasing operations across European business units. Julia redesigned purchasing processes and practices to generate significant cost savings for a Global Media- and Publishing Company.

As Head of Post Merger Integration Office Julia joined Axel-Springer AG in 2005. Later she managed the turnaround of the biggest daily newspaper in Berlin and was promoted to Head of Corporate Organization & Development. In this function she led major restructuring initiatives and spin-offs. Recently, as a Managing Director Sales at Axel Springer Media Impact, she was responsible for 500 million sales revenue and managed 130 employees in 13 offices throughout seven nations. In 2014 she established her own advisory and management services business and works with a network of advisors in EMEA.

Julia is a married mother of one daughter and lives, together with her family, in Berlin. Besides German she speaks English, French and Portuguese. She graduated from WHU in 1998 and is an alum of Harvard Business School (AMP 2008). She serves on several boards like “German board of African Medical and Research Foundation” or “Wertekommision e.V.” She is also a member of the “Berlin Rotary Club”. She holds a guest lectureship at Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung and Quadriga Hochschule in Berlin.