Wolf Lotter is a journalist and author. He is one of the co-founders of the monthly brand eins magazine in Hamburg, for which he writes the lead essays. Additionally, he has published numerous books – most recently Zivilkapitalismus (“Civil Capitalism”) (2013) and Innovation. Streitschrift für barrierefreies Denken (“Innovation. Disclosure for barrier-free thinking”) (2018). His focus is on describing social and economic change and the transformation of an industrial to a knowledge society.