Lothar Lochmaier works as freelance economics journalist. His focus is on energy related issues, information technology and finance. In May 2010 his book "We are the bank - Opportunities and Prospects of Social Banking (Oringial title: Die Bank sind wir - Chancen und Perspektiven von Social Banking) was published by Heise (a well known German publishing company). Further to this, he also runs the expert weblog Social Banking 2.0- der Kunde übernimmt die Regie (translation: the customer is taking the lead), which is one of the most worth reading sites among German finance and economic blogs, according to Süddeutsche Zeitung. On Twitter you can also follow his thoughts and reflections regularly.