Dr. Jens Müffelmann, CEO Axel Springer Digital Ventures GmbH and President Axel Springer USA, has been instrumental in Axel Springer’s digital transformation and is currently responsible for Axel Springer’s expansion in the USA.
Since 1997, he has held various leadership positions at Axel Springer SE, initially in Corporate Development and subsequently as a Director of Corporate Strategy and Development. From 2004 until 2014, he spearheaded the creation of the Electronic Media Division comprising Axel Springer’s portfolio of internet, TV and radio companies. In June 2014, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Axel Springer Digital Ventures. While continuing his role as CEO, Jens Müffelmann was appointed President Axel Springer USA in January 2016.
Jens Müffelmann graduated in engineering from the Technical University of Berlin and completed a PhD as part of a joint research project of the University of the Bundeswehr and Columbia University on “Organizational Change in German and American companies”.