About Me


Timo Daum is is a university lecturer and book author. He publishes on topics of the digital economy, gives lectures and organizes conferences and workshops around questions of digital capitalism.

He is visiting fellow at the research group Institut für digitale Mobilität und gesellschaftliche Differenzierung with WZB in Berlin.

His 2017 book “Das Kapital sind wir. Zur Kritik der digitalen Ökonomie” (in German) has been awarded the prize “Das politische Buch 2018” by Friedrich Ebert foundation. The book has been published in Costa Rica by Uruk Editores.

In 2019 his book on Artificial Intelligence and its relation to platform capitalism, “Die Künstliche Intelligenz des Kapitals” (in German) has been published by Edition Nautilus. The book will be published in South Korea by East West Publishers in 2020.

Timo Daum is an internationally esteemed lecturer. He teaches business informatics and topics related to the digital transformation.

Currently, he is teaching on “digital capitalism” at the Institut für Soziologie, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, at Institut für Medien, Theater und Populäre Kultur, Universität Hildesheim, and at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Departement Kulturanalysen und Vermittlung.



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