Lars Zimmermann is Managing Director of PUBLIC Germany. Before, he was CEO of Axel Springer hy GmbH, the Ecosystem Firm of Axel Springer SE. Lars was the co-founder of stiftung neue verantwortung, a Berlin-based think tank that specializes on public policy issues at the intersection of technology and society. Lars Zimmermann is Senior Advisor with Quantco, a data analytics company providing algorithms to enable corporates and government agencies to make use of already processed data. From 2005 to 2007, Lars was a McCloy Scholar at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.