Wilfried Runde

Head of Innovation Projects | Deutsche Welle


Wilfried Runde has worked as a freelance music writer, information specialist, researcher, online editor and TV journalist for several media outlets, in particular German broadcaster WDR and ARD studios in Brussels, New York, and Washington. After joining Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's International Public Broadcaster, he acquired funding for and led a number of international multimedia research and development projects covering a wide range of topics like interactive TV, mobile video, and data journalism. Since 2010, when he was appointed Head of Innovation Projects, Runde has been leading a skilled mix of open minds working on R&D and Innovation management assignments, most of them dealing with using tech to tell big stories in a better way.