Julia Maintz is Professor of International Management and Internet Economics and the Dean of the Media Management Department at Cologne Business School. Previous affiliations included
(1) Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, Cologne, Germany -She here worked as a Business Development and Program Manager of Microsoft’s e-learning platform IT Academy and the software download platform Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance/ MSDN AA for the German market-;
(2) UNESCO-UNEVOC International Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, Bonn, Germany – Julia here worked as a consultant and focused on the implementation of a knowledge management platform for the exchange of educational materials of ministries of education of member states of the Southern African Development Community/ SADC.
(3) During her post-doc at the University of Bonn, Julia concentrated on learning processes in personal networks operating through blogs, social network sites, and collaborative virtual environments.