Joerg Blumtritt (*1970) is founder and CEO of Datarella™, a data science development lab based in Munich, Germany.
After having graduated in statistics and political sciences with a thesis on machine learning, he started working as a researcher in behavioural sciences, focused on nonverbal communication. Projects had been funded by EU commission, German federal government and the Max-Planck-Society. After deep diving into insurance mathematics, he subsequently ran marketing and research teams for TV-channels ProSiebenSat.1, RTL II and magazine publisher Hubert Burda Media, introducing new qualitative methods like Netnography (< interNET ethNOGRAPHY) into media research. As European Operations Officer at Tremor Media, Joerg was in charge of building this New York based video ad-network’s European enterprises. Recently he had been working as managing director of MediaCom Germany.
He is founder and chairman of the German Social Media Association (AG Social Media) and is co-author of the Slow Media Manifesto. Joerg blogs under http://slow-media.net and can be followed on http://twitter.com/jbenno.