Nikolaus Roettger

Moderation, Kommunikation, and Digitalisierung in Berlin, Deutschland

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Hi, nice to meet you!

I am a communications professional and content strategist with a deep knowledge on and passion for digitization. I help people and organizations to do better business with better communications. I recently joined the Digital Team at Hering Schuppener as a Senior Advisor.

I am also a storyteller, keynote speaker and moderator, specialized in explaining how technology and digitization are shaping our future. I bring with me the experience of several years as a tech journalist: I have been the Editor-in-Chief and Head of WIRED Germany (2014-2018), the Editor-in-Chief of (2013-2014) and the founder of the business-startup-magazine Business Punk (2009-2018). I have been considered one of the most important startup journalists in Germany.Coming from this background plus having a strong entrepreneurial and strategic thinking I also support companies in developing their content strategy.

If you are interested in working with me: I am happy to help. Please send me an email to hi at

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I am the founder and moderator of the, the leading community for digital leaders in Berlin, and the publisher of, the soon to come weekly summary on the most important developments in artificial intelligence (in German: Künstliche Intelligenz, KI). Please subscribe here.

As an expert for the ZEIT Akademie I gave a lesson on the subject of digital trends as part of the Digital Leadership course (watch the trailer here).

I am honored to be a council member at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), a jury member at the CEBIT Innovation Award, the Telekom Fashion Fusion Award and a mentor at the Lead Sports Accelerator.

My work experience includes the Financial Times Deutschland (2005 to 2012), (2002 to 2005), Yahoo Germany and I studied political science, macroeconomics and sociology in Munich (Germany) and Bradford (UK).

One of my personal goals I managed to achieve this year: I like running and finished my second half marathon.

  • Education
    • University of Bradford
    • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich