Faculty Bio

“I am firmly convinced that voice & increasingly intelligent machines will play a significant role in the future human-machine interaction and will disrupt a bunch of current business models. I am excited to discuss this issue with the thought leaders of this generation at futur/io and to positively influence the world.”
Malte Kosub is co-founder and managing director of “Future of Voice” – a Berlin-based company which was one of the firrst companies in Germany building Skills for Amazon Alexa and which was awarded as the first and—until now—only Alexa Champion in Germany.
At Future of Voice, he advises companies such as Bayerischer Rundfunk, Evonik, ERGO, Messe Frankfurt or WWF on the topic of voice assistants. Prior to joining Future of Voice, he founded the e-commerce start-up Wandnotiz, which he sold to a mid-sized printing company in early 2017.
In addition, he founded Talented—the largest music contest for schools in Germany. For his extraordinary honorary commitment, he received several awards, including one from the Federal Ministry of Economics and the Hermann Ehlers Foundation. Malte holds a degree in business administration from the University of Hamburg, Harvard University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.