Dr. Thomas Ramge

Associated Member

Dr. Thomas Ramge is a science journalist who thinks and writes at the intersection of technology, economics and society. In addition to previous positions at SWR and Deutsche Welle, he has been writing for The Economist since 2012. As an author, Thomas Ramge has published more than 15 non-fiction books, including "Man and Machine," "Augmented Intellingence," "Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data" and "Access Rules" (together with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger) and "Leap Innovation" (together with Rafael Laguna de la Vera). His writings on major change processes through technology have appeared in brand eins, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Foreign Affairs, among others.

Thomas Ramge holds a PhD in Sociology of Technology on AI-assisted decision making from the Braunschweig University of Fine Arts. He is an Alumni Senior Research Fellow at the Weizenbaum for the Networked Society, and at the Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS). Since the beginning of 2021, the trained ARD journalist has also hosted the podcast of the Federal Agency for Leap Innovations.

His work has been translated into some 20 languages and has won numerous awards, including the Axiom Business Book Award 2019 (Gold Medal, Economics), the Best Business Book of theThe Year on Technology and Innovation 2018 (by strategy+business), the get getAbstract International Book Award 2018, the Herbert Quandt Media Award, the German Business Book Award and the ADC Award.