Jan-Hendrik Passoth

Head of the Digital Media Lab
Technical University of Munich

Jan-Hendrik Passoth is head of the Digital Media Lab at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at Technical University of Munich. From November 2020 on he will be Professor of Sociology of Technology and Science & Technology Studies at the European New School for Digital Studies at European University Viadrina in Frankfurt/Oder. He works on the role of digital infrastructures for democracy and politics, on software development as responsible social practice and on the possibilities of intervention and critique of digitization projects through critical design. He is collaborating with software developers and digital strategists in industries, the public sector and in NGOs and member of a coalition of actors from public service media, the arts and science working on digital infrastructure for the public good.