Thomas Ramge

Dr. Thomas Ramge thinks and writes at the crossroads of technology and economics, sustainability, and society. His keynotes on transformation by tech are fact-based and entertaining, grounded in science, and eye-opening.

Thomas has published more than 20 non-fiction books, selling more than 2 million copies worldwide. His list of bestsellers includes Who’s Afraid of AI? Fear and Promise in the Age of Thinking Machines, On the Brink of Utopia – Reinventing Innovation to Solve the World’s Largest Problems and Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data. His essays and long-reads are being published in The Economist, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Foreign Affairs.

He holds a PhD in Sociology of Technology (on AI-assisted decision-making) and is an Associated Researcher at the Einstein Center for Digital Future. The trained ARD journalist is also hosting the podcast of the Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovations.

Thomas’ work has been translated into 20 languages ​​and has received numerous publishing awards, including the German Essay Prize 2022, the Axiom Business Book Award 2019 (Gold Medal, Economics), PWC Best Business Book of the Year on Technology and Innovation 2018, getAbstract International Book Prize 2018, the Herbert Quandt Media Prize, the German Business Book Award and the ADC Award.