Matthias Spielkamp

Organisation: AlgorithmWatch (DE)

Matthias Spielkamp is co-founder and executive director of AlgorithmWatch (Theodor Heuss Medal 2018, Grimme Online Nominee 2019). He testified before several committees of the German Bundestag, i.e. on AI and robotics, and serves on the governing board of the German section of Reporters Without Borders. 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.