Christoph Keese is Managing Partner and Co-CEO of hy. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Axel Springer SE, where he was instrumental in driving digitization forward. The economist and journalist was Editor-in-Chief of Financial Times Deutschland, Welt am Sonntag and Welt Online before joining the management of the publishing house. As an author, he has written five books: Rettet den Kapitalismus, Verantwortung jetzt, Silicon Valley, Silicon Germany, and Disrupt Yourself. He is one of Germany’s best-known digital experts and a much sought-after speaker.