Kristina Sinemus

SpecialityHessian Minister for Digital Strategy and Development
PanelEducation Panel
Quote„Digitalisation is a process of dynamic change and a great asset when it is implemented for and with the community. Our task is to understand technological change and digitalisation as an opportunity for our society and our location and to shape it in a way that is useful for the citizens, companies and science and research.“

Since January 18th of 2019 Prof. Kristina Sinemus has been Hessian’s first Minister for Digital Strategy and Development. 

Prior to that, Prof. Sinemus was the managing director and founder of the consulting agency „Genius“ since 1998. The company is a spin-off of the Technical University of Darmstadt. Genius sees itself as a service provider at the interface of science, business and society and advises ministries, companies, associations and federations. It implements communication strategies and controls dialogue processes.

In 2011, Kristina Sinemus was appointed Professor of Public Affairs at the Quadriga University in Berlin, an interdisciplinary private university. Their professorship is currently suspended.

From 2004 to 2019 she was a honorary member of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Darmstadt Rhein Main Neckar. In 2009 Prof. Sinemus was the first woman to become Vice President and in 2014 the first female President of a Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Hesse. Her office is currently suspended. 

The Minister studied Communication Science, Education, Biology and Chemistry and received her doctoral degree from the Technical University of Darmstadt in 1995. 

Prof. Dr. Sinemus was born in Darmstadt, billed as „the city of science“ and grew up in the „Waldecker Land“, a rural area in Northern Hesse.

Attend the 32nd EBS Symposium and learn more about Kristina Sinemus and her success story.


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