Isa Sonnenfeld heads the News Lab at Google for Germany, Austria and Switzerland since 2015. She is responsible for topics such as the promotion of technology-driven journalistic innovations, programs to tackle mis- and disinformation, data journalism and the support of young journalists with the Google News Lab Fellowship initiated by her in the DACH region in collaboration with more than 20 newsrooms.Prior to joining Google, Isa Sonnenfeld was the first employee at Twitter Germany in 2011.
In addition to her full-time job in tech, she is strongly committed to greater equal opportunities for women in politics, media and business. In 2015, she founded the network and podcast series RoleModels with David Noel to give impressive women a stage and share their story. The goal is to make female role models visible so that we can learn from them. In 2018 she received the award „25 Women Who Revolutionize Our Economy“ by Edition F.