Dr. Rainer Zitelmann holds doctorates in history and sociology. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he worked at the Central Institute for Social Science Research at the Free University of Berlin. He was then appointed section head at the leading German daily newspaper “Die Welt”. In 2000, he founded a real estate public relations company. Having established the company as the market leader, he sold it in 2016. Zitelmann is the author of 22 books, which have been very successful in Europe and Asia. His two most recent books, “The Wealth Elite” and “The Power of Capitalism” were both published in 2017.