A background in journalism and years of strategic experience have lead Guido Baumhauer to his current position as Managing Director of Distribution, Marketing and Technology at Deutsche Welle. Prior to that, he worked as Editor-in-Chief for the DW website, turning it into a multimedia, online platform available in 30 languages. The trade magazine “Cable & Satellite” recognized him as one of the top 50 experts in the world for broadband and pay TV. Guido Baumhauer has been Deputy Director General of Deutsche Welle since April 2015.He is a member of the Global Agenda Council on the Future of Journalism of the World Economic Forum.
Since the middle of the 1990s, he has been in charge of many media seminars. He also lectures at the Macromedia College for Media and Communication.
Guido is co-author of a handbook for TV journalism. He is married and has one daughter.