Sascha Friesike is Professor of Digital Innovation Design at the Berlin University of the Arts and Director of the Weizenbaum Institute. He is also an associate researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute. Friesike is an industrial engineer and holds a PhD from the University of St.Gallen. In his research, he focuses on the role digital plays when something new is created. He investigates the role of digitalization in science and looks at how creative people work.