Joerg Blumtritt is an entrepreneur, researcher, and professor of interactive media teaching at NYU New York and Abu Dhabi. He co-founded data science and research&development companies in Munich, Gdansk, London, and New York. Joerg consults businesses and public institutions in technology driven transformation. As political activist and researcher, he works on projects pertaining to the future of democratic participation and media. Joerg is co-author of the Slow Media Manifesto which has been translated into 25 languages and is topic of numerous lectures and PHD theses.