Miriam Meckel is the founding publisher of "Ada," a digital platform for journalism and further education of the Handelsblatt Media Group. She was previously editor-in-chief and also publisher of Wirtschaftswoche, which is also published by the publishing house, until 2017. Her appointment attracted a lot of attention at the time. Miriam Meckel had actually started her career in academia. At the age of just 31, she was even appointed the youngest professor in Germany at the time. She is still teaching today and is Professor of Communication Management at the University of St. Gallen.