Sven Heitkamp is a freelance reporter and copywriter from Leipzig. He discovers what innovations startups are working on and explores how large corporations work. He researches societal trends and family histories, and writes for the Sächsische Zeitung, brand eins, Focus Spezial, Öko-Test, Porsche Consulting magazine, and other corporate publications. Born in 1968 in Bremen, Heitkamp studied history in Hamburg and went on to learn the ropes as an editor in Leipzig before working as a state politics reporter in Dresden. Since 2000, he has worked in various locations across Germany, writing as a freelance journalist for a number of newspapers and magazines.