Chairman of the Media Commission 

Profile of Prof. Dr. Werner Schwaderlapp

Prof. Dr. Werner Schwaderlapp
  • since 2014:
    Chairman of the Media Commission of the Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
  • since 2018:
    Chairman of the Committee Chairperson Conference (GVK)
  • since 2018:
    Member of the Medien-Digital-Land NRW Advisory Board of the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 2003 to present:
    Professor for Media Management
  • Co-Founder of the Cologne Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences and its Media Management Institute

  • 1998 to 2003:
    Chairman of the Board at Helkon Media AG,
    CEO at Endemol Entertainment Productions GmbH Cologne and subsequently the CEO at Endemol Deutschland Holding GmbH

  • 1993 to 1998: 
    Founding Director of ZDF Enterprises GmbH
  • 1993:                    
    Graduate of the Advanced Management Programs at the Harvard Business School
  • 1978 to 1993:
    Division Manager for Programming Planning at ZDF, before that creation of the Corporate Planning Department and Assistant to the ZDF Director of Programming
    Member of the Media Committee of the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry and co-founder of “Web de Cologne e. V.“ (industry network for the internet economy in the Cologne metro area)