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" (Plassen Publishing), he interviewed drone pilots and intelligence sources, futurist and Silicon Valley specialists in a 2 1/2 year exclusive research.

Jay Tuck is an internationally acclaimed speaker whose lively talks are accompanied by exclusive video and photographs. His TED-Talk reached over 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, Goethe University), as well as security and law enforcement conferences (Sicherheitsgespräche 2017).


Professional Experience

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


Other Journalism (1971 - present)                                                 Europe / USA

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

Jay Tuck - CV
Jay Tuck - CV