Dr. Christian Stiegler is an internationally renowned researcher and expert on emerging technologies. His work is at the forefront of the global Tech for Good movement to create a responsible, ethical, and sustainable technological future. He has been Professor of Media at Universities in the UK (London, Bristol) and Germany (Karlsruhe), and has published several books on digital media and culture. His publications include New Media Culture (transcript, 2015) and the highly acclaimed The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society, and Culture (MIT Press, 2021).
Over the last few years, he has developed an internationally recognized profile and has been invited as keynote speaker and panel guest on Technology Ethics, Extended Reality (XR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), emerging technologies, innovation, and Metaverse to such major industry events such as SXSW, Cannes XR, Berlinale, International Film Festival Rotterdam, C21 Content Summit London, and MIPTV Cannes. His interdisciplinary approach has led to projects with leading international broadcasters and music labels such as BBC, ZDF, Time Warner, Beggars Group, and Secretly Group, as well as acclaimed artists such as Björk, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lisa Hannigan. In addition, he has been the lead of significant international and interdisciplinary research projects as well as initiator and lead of global charity campaigns such as #bravehood. He has been advisor to a diverse range of organisations, NGOs, artists, contemporary art institutions, as well as governmental bodies in regard to emerging technologies, innovation, technology literacy, media literacy, and technology ethics.
As the Director of GUIDING LIGHT, Christian represents the organisation to stakeholders at an international level, and provides the strategic leadership in regard to projects, partners, and budget responsibilities.
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