Matthias Spielkamp
Founder & Managing Director

Matthias Spielkamp is 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. In the steering committee of the German Internet Governance Forum (IGF-D), he acts as co-chair for the academia and civil society stakeholder groups. He 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 at Boulder and Philosophy from the Free University of Berlin.


Keynotes & Panels | Gallery

27.09.18 | Panel

17:15 — 18:00

Corporate Digital Responsibility: How to create and use technology responsibly and in a compliant way

Gerd Billen | Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection , State Secretary

Karin Maurer | IBM, GDPR Lead IBM DACH

Frederick Richter, LL.M. | German Foundation for Data Protection, Founding Director

Matthias Spielkamp | AlgorithmWatch, Founder & Managing Director