KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2016
U.S. Correspondent Business & Technology
Thomas Schulz (*1973) is the business and technology correspondent for the German newsmagazine Der SPIEGEL in the US. Originally based in New York starting in 2008, he reported extensively about the financial crisis. Since late 2012 he has been based in San Francisco, building a Silicon Valley bureau for Der SPIEGEL. His long-form reporting is focused on analyzing the leading Internet and high-tech companies, taking deep-dives into the technological progress driving computer science and biotech. For years, Schulz has been writing about the impact of the digital revolution on society, politics and culture.
Thomas holds two Master's Degrees: In Political Science from Goethe-Universität Frankfurt and in Communications from University of Miami. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and was a visiting scholar at Harvard University. He received multiple awards for excellence in journalism.