Tom Hillenbrand

Speaker profile

Tom Hillenbrand
Writer

Tom (42) is a bestselling novelist and business columnist.His latest novel "Drohnenland" (Drone Country) is a sci-fi thriller about mass surveillance. Tom's latest non-fiction project, together with Konrad Lischka, is the coffee table book "Drachenväter" (Dragonfathers), a detailed history of role playing games and their impact on contemporary culture.

Tom holds degrees in political science and economics from Duisburg University. Before going freelance, he worked as a reporter, correspondent and section editor for Spiegel Online, Financial Times Deutschland and others.