DSI Team

DSI Team

Meet our team

Sandro Gaycken

Dr. Sandro Gaycken

Director, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Martin Schallbruch

Martin Schallbruch

Deputy Director, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Dr. Shina-Nancy Erlewein

Dr. Shina-Nancy Erlewein

Operation Officer / Executive Coordinator, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Isabel Skierka

Isabel Skierka

Researcher, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Dr. Georg T. Becker

Dr. Georg T. Becker

Senior Researcher, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Alexander Bajic

Alexander Bajic

Junior Researcher, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Susan Burgard

Susan Burgard

Team Assistant, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

Alicia Lohmann

Student Assistant, Digital Society Institute Berlin, ESMT Berlin

External affiliates

Prof. Frédérick Douzet

Professor, Institut Français de Géopolitique (IFG)

James Andrew Lewis, PhD

Director, Senior Fellow, Strategic Technologies Program, CSIS

Kenneth Geers, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Comodo; Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Philippe Baumard

Prof. Philippe Baumard

Professor and Research Associate, Ecole Polytechnique
CEO, Akheros

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Michael Hange

Former President of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

John Mallery

Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory,
MIT

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Advisory council

Advisory council

  • Chairman: Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference
  • Vice Chairman: Dr. Robert Blackburn, President, Information Technology and Supply Chain Operations, BASF
  • Dr. Thomas Bagger, Head of Policy Planning, German Federal Foreign Office
  • Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, Assistant Secretary General, NATO
  • Melissa Hathaway, Senior Advisor, Harvard Belfer Center
  • Dr. Stefan Heißner, Partner, EY
  • Dr. Martin Hofmann, CIO, Volkswagen
  • Dr. Ralf Schneider, Group CIO, Allianz
  • Brigitte Zypries, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy