Christian Holst is programme coordinator of the Master Arts and Cultural Management at the Leuphana University Lüneburg. Previously, he has been working as a lecturer and researcher at the Zurich University of the Arts. He also teaches as a visiting lecturer at various universities, e.g. University of Basel, HAW Hamburg and the Institute for Cultural and Media Management Hamburg. He is author of the books "Digital Communication in Culture" and "Culture in Interaction. Co-Creation in the Cultural Sector" (both in German). Before working in academia he was a marketing manager at the Zurich Opera House and the Oldenburg State Theatre.