Sarah Spiekermann

Sarah Spiekermann, Chairwoman, Institute for Information Systems & Society at WU Vienna

WU Vienna

Sarah Spiekermann has chaired the Institute for Information Systems & Society at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna) since 2009. She is a widely recognized expert on digital ethics and the author of several books about the subject.


Professor Sarah Spiekermann on stage at the DLD Munich conference in January 2024, in front of a video screen.

The End of Humanity: Good and Evil, True and False Narratives

In this thought-provoking DLD24 talk, Sarah Spiekermann (University of Vienna) questions the common narrative that AI will eventually surpass and replace humans. Spiekermann – a prominent figure in the field of business informatics and digital ethics – argues that this is an oversimplified view that’s being propagated by influential figures in the tech industry and…
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Ilka Horstmeier, BMW Group, and Sarah Spiekermann, WU Vienna, discuss responsible leadership with DLD founder Steffi Czerny

Shaping Transformation Through Responsible Leadership

Successfully shaping the digital transformation requires ethics, values and responsible leadership, this DLD Munich session with Ilka Horstmeier (BMW Group) and Sarah Spiekermann (WU Vienna), moderated by DLD founder Steffi Czerny, shows. A leading expert in digital ethics, Spiekermann helped develop a new IEEE standard on Value-Based Engineering. The ideas was to create a value…
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Cover image collage of the DLD magazine The Promptah, second issue, showing a colorful drawing of Immanuel Kant and photos of Sarah Spiekermann, Tunde Onakoya, Gary Marcus and Holly Herndon.

The Promptah No. 2: “Dare to Know!”

The second issue of DLD’s people magazine for curious minds celebrates Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday and explores the dawn of a new age of enlightenment.
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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