Wolfgang Kerler

1E9 Denkfabrik GmbH


Wolfgang is a co-founder of the 1E9 Denkfabrik and has been its editor-in-chief since March 2019. Together with the 1E9 team, he not only wants to create optimistic journalism around future technologies and innovations, but also develop a new kind of journalism - journalism that is created with a community. After graduating in economics, political science and history and completing his traineeship at Bayerischer Rundfunk, he first worked as a TV, radio and online journalist for BR, ARD and Deutschlandfunk. In 2018, he moved to Condé Nast and took over as editorial director of WIRED Germany. As a Burns Fellow, he also worked at The Verge, a Vox Media brand, in New York. Wolfgang has received several awards, including the German Business Film Award or the Journalism Award of the Robert Bosch Foundation. Medium magazine ranked him among the top 30 journalists in 2014. As a lecturer, he teaches digital journalism at the Nuremberg University of Technology.