Thomas Schulz – Senior U.S. Correspondent & Author

KEYNOTE TALK
An overview about trends in Silicon Valley and the importance of data


SHORT BIO
Thomas Schulz (*1973) is the business and technology correspondent for the German newsmagazine Der SPIEGEL. 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.

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, focused on research about globalization. He received multiple awards for excellence in journalism. 

COMPANY PROFILE
DER SPIEGEL is Germany’s leading news magazine and the largest in Europe. It is independent and not associated with any political party or business group. The magazine is published every Friday and distributed in 172 countries. It has a circulation of 1 million copies. DER SPIEGEL reports on a wide range of topics, including politics, business, science, culture and entertainment, media, society and sports.