Gesa Ziemer (Prof. Dr. phil.) is Professor for Cultural Theory at the HafenCity University Hamburg.
She heads the CityScienceLab, a cooperation with the MIT Media Lab (Cambridge, MA, USA), which researches on the future of cities (with a special focus put on digitalisation).
She is currently a fellow of the Humboldt Foundation (Feodor-Lynen Program) at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Her research foci are: the digital city, new forms of collaboration and urban spaces. Gesa is also a member of the sounding board of RISE Cities, BMW foundation.