Ralf Hirt is the Vice President International at Glam Media Inc., New York. Hirt oversees Glam’s international expansion. He is also the CEO of Glam Media GmbH in Germany.

Previously Hirt held various management positions during a nine years career at DoubleClick (Google) in New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and London, including Vice President of Operations, Sr. Dir. Publishers and Managing Director Asia Pacific. Hirt also served as a director of the board of the ADMA, Asian Digital Marketing Association, and DoubleClick Japan KK, listed at Hercules in Tokyo.
The combination of working with web publishers, advertisers and agencies from all over the world as well as circling the globe innumerable times he developed a desire to make the invisible global and local developments visible and to maximize that knowledge, putting it into perspective and understandable context. The result is 8W8, the New World Modeling Engine, which he has introduced in his fiction work “8W8 - Global Space Tribes”, www.8W8.com, an Amazon category bestseller. He also co-authored Infrastructure & Productivity in Asia, Palgrave Press.