Klaus Goldhammer is a strategy consultant and media analyst. With a background in journalism, where his beat was media markets, and a distinguished academic career in media and communication
studies, Klaus Goldhammer is renowned as an expert, educator and speaker with a clear-eyed view of shifting media landscapes in Germany, Europe and beyond.
In 1998, Klaus founded Goldmedia, a consulting and research group with a focus on media, gaming and entertainment industries, telecommunication and broadband infrastructures, IoT-services and
e-commerce. As Managing Director and Partner at Goldmedia’s Berlin location and with an emphasis on forecasting, strategic business development, market analysis and coaching, Klaus has managed a
wide portfolio of clients and projects, spanning both the private and public sectors, such as the EU, ministries, regulators, associations and organizations.
Klaus has held the post of honorary professor of media economics at the Freie Universität Berlin since 2011, having previously taught at the university’s Institute for Journalism and
Communication sciences and at the RFH University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. As Managing Editor of the European Communication Council (ECC) from 1997-1999, Klaus was among the leading
independent European and North American scholars of communication economics that published “E-Conomics: Strategies for the Digital Economy” – a landmark anthology for the field, currently in its
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