Klaus Goldhammer

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 (in German, Die Internet-Ökonomie: Strategien für die digitale Wirtschaft) — a landmark anthology for the field, currently in its third edition.


Klaus Goldhammer is a speaker, consultant and moderator at conferences, strategy and business workshops in Germany and abroad, including the dmexco, Medientage Munich, NAB Radio Conference and others, where he shares insights into the future of media and digital transformation, VoD and Influencer Marketing.

Join Prof. Dr. Klaus Goldhammer at Most Wanted: Music 2019 to find out how the music industry will bring a record EUR 2.4 billion in revenue for Berlin next year.

Read more about the panel Film goes AI held by the Motion Pictures Association and the entertainment law firm Morrison & Foerster during the Berlinale 2019.

Listen to Klaus talk about virtual assistants and podcasting at the Medientage Munich 2017.

Follow Klaus Goldhammer’s presentation for the School of Management and Law in Zurich about international media landscape.

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