Wolfie Christl

Wolfie Christl is a technology expert, digital rights activist and researcher with a focus on the social impact of information technology. He is co-founder of Cracked Labs, based in Vienna, Austria. In November 2014 he published an extensive research report about global trends in consumer privacy, digital tracking and corporate surveillance in the age of Big Data and Internet of Things. Until 2006 he was part of the Viennese net culture organization Public Netbase. In 2011 he co-created Data Dealer - an award-winning serious game about personal data which won numerous prizes, including  the e-virtouses Serious Games Award (France) and the Games for Change Award (USA). He has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, ThinkProgress, FAZ and many other publications from all over the world. He has also given a wide range of talks in Austria, Germany, Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and the USA. In 2015 he was invited to present his research in the European Parliament.