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Matthias Spielkamp

Founder and Executive Director
Matthias Spielkamp is co-founder and executive director of AlgorithmWatch. He is co-founder and publisher of the online magazine iRights.info (Grimme Online Award 2006). He testified before several committees of the German Bundestag, i.e. on AI and robotics. Matthias serves on the governing board of the German section of Reporters Without Borders and the advisory councils of Stiftung Warentest and the Whistleblower Network. He is a member of the steering committee of the German Internet Governance Forum (IGF-D and has been a fellow of ZEIT Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator and the American Council on Germany. Matthias has written and edited books on digital journalism and Internet governance and was named one of 15 architects building the data-driven future by Silicon Republic in 2017. He holds master’s degrees in Journalism from the University of Colorado in Boulder and in Philosophy from the Free University of Berlin.
Matthias Spielkamp ist Mitgründer und Geschäftsführer von AlgorithmWatch. Er ist Gründungsmitglied, war lange Redaktionsleiter und ist nun Herausgeber von iRights.info (Grimme Online Award). Mehrfach Sachverständiger in Bundestagsanhörungen, u.a. zu KI Und Robotik. Bucerius-Fellow der ZEIT-Stiftung, Vorstandsmitglied bei Reporter ohne Grenzen, Mitglied im Steuerungskreis des deutschen Internet-Governance-Forums (IGF-D), Mitglied des Kuratoriums der Stiftung Warentest und im Beirat des Whistleblower Netzwerks. MA in Philosophie (FU Berlin), MA in Journalismus (University of Colorado). Autor und Herausgeber von Büchern zu Internet Governance, der Zukunft des Journalismus und des Urheberrechts. Beiträge in Die Zeit, MIT Technology Review, brand eins und vielen anderen. 2017 einer der 15 architects building the data-driven future bei Silicon Republic.