Jay Tuck

Author of Evolution Without Us & Former News Editor of ARD-Tagesthemen

  • TEDx Talk Artificial Intelligence: It Will Kill Us All
  • Founder of Airtime Dubai
  • Executive Producer of An Kathab for Al-Jazeera
  • Former Foreign Editor of ARD-Tagesthemen
  • Covered the Gulf Wars as a Former War Correspondent

Discover Jay Tuck’s biography of published work below.

Evolution Without Us
Evolution With Out Us
High-tech Espionage
High-Tech Espionage

When Jay Tuck is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Humanity’s most serious challenge
The Great Race for AI

Jay Tuck is an internationally renowned expert in the military application of AI and a globally acclaimed speaker who went viral for his TEDx Talk Artificial Intelligence: It Will Kill Us All. Author of Evolution Without Us, Jay secured exclusive access to top intelligence sources, drone pilots and futurists to reveal information about the new era of deep-leaning drones and the application of AI in military technology. Possessing profound knowledge of AI, Jay believes that it is humanity’s most serious challenge and has the potential to decide future wars. An authority on AI risk, Jay captivates audiences with his exclusive insights into the military application of AI.

Whilst studying for an Economics degree at Antioch University, Jay worked for the US Treasury and US Federal Trade Commission in Washington. An aspiring journalist, he secured work experience with CBS Network and Commonwealth United. After graduating from university, Jay moved back to Germany to start his career in IT consulting, customising software applications for newsrooms for the likes of ARD Network News, Norcom Systems, MDR Television, SAT-1 and WDR local TV, among others. In 1989 he became the Foreign Editor of ARD-Tagesthemen before transitioning to War Correspondent, covering the Gulf Wars in 1991 and 2002. Jay later became the Executive News Editor of ARD-Tagesthemen.

After 2004 he served as a Producer for German Television, responsible for producing several award-winning films and feature-length documentaries. Taking his expertise to the Middle East, Jay founded Airtime Dubai, an international media company serving the MENA region and became the Executive Producer of An Kathab for Al-Jazeera. An acclaimed investigative reporter, he has published reports on espionage activities, security policy and weapons technology in notable publications, including Focus, Le Point, Welt and ZEITmagazine. He is also the author of High-Tech Espionage and The t Directorate.

A world-renowned speaker on the military applications of emerging technology, Jay has spoken for distinguished clients, such as Deloitte, the World Bank, Service Plan, Vodafone, WAZ and Xing. A foremost US defence expert, Jay has established himself as the go-to speaker on AI risk, delving into the weaponization of AI, the competition between nations to lead the AI race and the future impacts of AI on daily life. Now available to hire as a speaker, Jay delivers thought-provoking presentations on AI threats using exclusive research and evidence from senior intelligence sources.

Official Testimonials

Jay Tuck is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“It will take AI a long time to replace an inspirational speaker like this.”

Viactiv Health Insurance

“Jay Tuck is among the top tier of internationally recognized keynote speakers.”

Alster Business Club, Hamburg

“Humor did not come up short. Feedback from our investors was very, very good.”

Aramea Asset Management

“Be prepared for shocking surprises on humanity’s chances in the Age of AI.”

High-Tech Press Club Hamburg

“Extremely entertaining, extremely competent.”

Hamburg @ Work

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