Nina Schick

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Nina Schick is an author, advisor and speaker, specialising in how technology is transforming politics and society in the 21st century.

Nina helps organisations and businesses understand and navigate the exponential technological changes of our age. She is an expert in synthetic media, cybersecurity and the geopolitics of technology.

Nina has advised global leaders including Joe Biden, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former Secretary General of NATO. She also advises private companies, government agencies and NGOs.

Nina’s debut book, Deepfakes, was released in 2020. She has been published by the MIT Tech Review, The Times, UnHerd and TIME. In 2021, Nina will be appearing at TedX, CogX and WebSummit.

Nina speaks seven languages, and calls London, Berlin and Kathmandu home.

Expertise Areas:

  • Deepfakes and the Age of Synthetic Media
  • AI and the Future of Human Communication
  • The Geopolitics of Technology
  • Global Disinformation Wars
  • Trust in the Information Age
  • Fixing the Information Ecosystem


Photo credit: left Phil Sharp; right Maria Lind


Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse: What You Urgently Need To Know

Nina Schick

Nina’s book Deep Fakes and the Infocalypse: What You Urgently Need To Know warns of impending information overload—branded the “Infocalypse”—and explains the dangerous political consequences of this, both in terms of national security and what it means for public trust in politics. Nina will reveal how Deep Fakes will be used “to intimidate and to silence, for revenge and fraud”, and how unprepared governments and tech companies are. In the book she will draw on her experience as a political advisor to tech companies and to global leaders including Joe Biden to tell readers what they need to do to prepare and protect themselves.