The Speaker

US defense expert Jay Tuck was executive news director of the daily network program Tagesthemen on ARD Television. In his 35 years at the German network, he produced over 500 television segments. He served twice as combat correspondent in Iraq. His investigative reports on security policy, espionage activities and weapons technology appear in leading publications in Europe, including Cicero, Focus, Le Point, Stern, Welt and ZEITmagazin. He is author of "High-Tech Espionage", published in fourteen countries. For his current book, "Evolution without Us", he interviewed drone pilots and intelligence sources, futurists and Silicon Valley specialists in a 3 year exclusive research. Now out in Germany (Plassen Publishing), the technology bestseller will be appearing in Chinese in early spring (Shanghai University Press).

Jay Tuck is an internationally acclaimed speaker whose lively talks are accompanied by exclusive video and photographs. His TED-Talk reached over 3 1/2 million views on the internet. Tuck speaks to private banks and financial institutions (World Bank, Chambers of Commerce, Patrizia), to gala events (Deloitte, ServicePlan), Media and Medical Congresses (WAZ, Universitätsklinikum Essen), Innovation and Research Symposia (Vodafone, Xing), as well as security, armed forces and law enforcement conferences (Officers Academy of the German Armed Services Führungsakademie).


Professional Experience

Author & Keynote Speaker (1985 - today)                                      Europe / USA

Appearances 2018

Aramea Asset Management, BearingPoint, Berliner Sicherheitskonferenz (BDK), Bundesinnenministerium, Clausewitz Gesellschaft Führungsakademie, CMS Hasche Sigle, Datenschutzbeauftragter Thüringen, Deloitte, Digital Mind Change, German Engineers Conference, Xing Digital MindChange, GIZ Stakeholder Tag, Diconium Talks, Goethe Universität Zukunftssymposium, Hamburg-US-Economic Forum, Hamburg@Work, Handelskammer Hamburg, Handelskammer Lübeck, Handelskammer Cologne, Handelskammer Dubai, Insurance.Dialog, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, MEADFA Dubai, N24 TV, n-tv, Patrizia Real Estate Fond, Private Banking Congress, Pro7 TV, ServicePlan, Social Media Week, Sonar Istanbul, Sparkasse Wiesenthal, Springer Messe, Tagesschau 24 TV, TEDx Forum Hamburg, University Leiden NL, Vodafone Enterprise, WAZ Future Forum, World Bank and Xing.

Consultant (1985 - today)                                                                Europe / USA

Jay Tuck consults for international companies on media politics, as well as strategies for business in the Middle East.


Airtime Dubai Ltd (2004 - present)                                                 Dubai, UAE


ARD German Television Network (1971 - 2004)                           Hamburg, Germany

Author (1985 - 1987)                                                                      Europe / USA


Voice Talent / Announcer (1969 - present)                                    Europe / USA


IT Consulting (1989 - 1995)                                                           Germany


Pre-Europe Work Experience (1968 - 1969)                                 New York



Antioch University, BA (1963 - 1969)                                            Yellow Springs, Ohio


Leisure Activities

Recreation                                                                                         Omsk, Russia