As part of a series of lectures entitled “Iconic Turn” Felix Burda Memorial Lectures by the Burda Akademie – zum dritten Jahrtausend – eine Institution der Hubert Burda Stiftung (Felix Burda Foundation) at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich (LMU) I spoke to Prof. Dr. Hubert Burda about my own activities in the interdisciplinary area. Professor Burda found my lecture with very interesting and I should contact the “Burda Academy for the third millennium”, an institution of the Hubert Burda Foundation. Unfortunately, the local board gave me a rejection.
Hubert Burda is the owner of Hubert Burda Media, which publishes, among others, Bunte, Focus, Playboy and Superillu. Hubert Burda combines one of the leading European internet companies with media house ties. Digital companies such as Cyberport, XING, Focus Online and Holidaycheck help Hubert Burda Media to generate more than half of its sales in the digital area. Hubert Burda is chair of the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference, which takes place in Munich e very January. According to Forbes to the richest Germans and after Friede Springer and Elisabeth Mohn is the third richest publisher in the Germany.