Dr. phil. Thomas Ramge

Senior Researchers
Digital Sovereignty

Dr. Thomas Ramge’s work reflects how intelligent humans can make use of data-rich technology in intelligent ways.

As a tech-author and journalist, he has published more than a dozen books and numerous in-depth articles connecting the dots connecting between technology, its impact on business and management and its consequences for society and policy-making. Thomas also teaches at the AI Business School Zurich and serves as Chief Explaining Officer of the German-American analytics company QuantCo.

As a writer Thomas has been honored with multiple journalism and book awards, including the Axiom Business Book Award 2019 (gold medal, economics), the getAbstract International Book Award 2018, Best Business Book of The Year 2018 on Technology and Innovation (by strategy+business), the Herbert Quandt Media award, the German Business Book Award and the ADC Award.

After his studies in Germany, France and the US, Thomas began his career as a radio host and TV reporter for the German national public broadcasting network ARD. Later on, he became a political correspondent for Deutsche Welle TV. He was a fellow of the Berlin-based think tank stiftung neue verantwortung and is a co-founder of the start-up hartplatzhelden.de, a platform for amateur scoccer players and fans.

His bestselling books “Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data” (with Prof. Dr. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger) and “Who’s Afraid of AI” have been translated into 18 languages.



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