Nicholas Baldwin
Global Business Development Manager IOT, Hutchison Drei Austria GmbH, Vienna, AT
Joined CK Hutchison / Drei Austria in March 2019 as Global Business Development Manager IOT. This position concentrates on developing IOT business in the DACH region and building end-to-end solutions for our group vertical businesses Energy, Retail, Infrastructure and Transportation with a newly defined partner IOT ecosystem.
Harald Bekehrti
Abteilungsleiter MA 33, City of Vienna, AT
was born in Lower Austria in 1960. He received the Dipl. Ing. (FH) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Applied Science in 2002. In 1985 he joined the Municipal Department 34 Facility Management. In 2004 he resumed there executive functions for 140 public servants. Since 2010 he is responsible for the Municipal Department 33, Public Lighting, with 150 employees.
Nils Berger
CEO & Co-Owner, Viewpointsystem, Vienna, AT
CEO & Co-Owner of the Viennese Technology Enterprise Viewpointsystem, is a well experienced founder and entrepreneur with extensive knowledge in communication technologies and automation.Together with Viewpointsystems, Nils Berger is currently developing the EU-supported “Digital Iris”-technology – an intuitive Man-Machine-Interface for augmented reality application
Anton Cabrespina
CCO, MAVOCO AG, Eisenstadt, AT
is CCO at MAVOCO AG. He held several technical and management positions in multinational companies (IT & Telecom Technology). In 2010 he had his baptism of fire as an entrepreneur, co-founding MAVOCO. Anton is a recognized thought leader in the IoT space. He is deeply involved in defining and bringing to market new, cutting edge applications and enabling technologies for IoT.
Jeremy Cowan
Editorial Director, Publisher & Founder, IoT Now, Hampshire, GB
is the Editorial Director & Publisher of the M2M Now magazine. The widely experienced journals and editor has been covering voice and data communication worldwide since 1994. In 1998 he founded Prestige Media Ltd. (PML) publishers of the leading worldwide telecoms business magazine and portal VanillaPlus.
Peter Dollfuss
Product Manager, Microtronics Engineering, Ruprechtshofen, AT
is Product Manager at Microtronics since 2014. His scope of work is the management of the product rapidM2M. He accompanied different IoT projects during the full product life cycle thus knows the challenges the customers are facing. With this experience and his technical background his aim is to reduce the uncertainty for the customers during the product development.
Dr. Mario Drobics
Thematic Coordinator, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, AT
is Thematic Coordinator for IoT at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH. Since 2007 he is working in the Center for Digital Safety & Security at AIT. His research focused on IoT security in different application areas, including industry, autonomous driving and health. Currently he is coordinating the national Austrian IoT flagship project IoT4CPS.
Johannes Durschang
Key Account Manager, VARTA Microbattery, Ellwangen, DE
started his career in the automotive field as product manager for power electronics in EV´s and HEV´s. After working in the R/D for an automotive OEM he joined VARTA Microbattery. He is taking care of various international top customers as Key Account Manager and secures finding the perfect energy supply for innovative products especially in the field of IoT.
Alec Essati
is an entrepreneur and holds a degree in telematics. He has successfully built several technology start-ups during his career, mainly focussing on realtime locating systems for intralogistics applications. His current company SLOC develops smart devices for Industrial IoT - Use cases, which combine sensors, energy harvesting and onboard analytics in a unique way.
Christoph Hiltl
Director Digital Solutions, W & H Dentalwerk, Bürmoos, AT
experienced in Medical Engineering and Informatics, has been working in the medical business for more than 20 years. He was working internationally in different roles for projects to enable digitization in the healthcare environment. In his current role as Director Digital Solutions at W&H he has taken the responsibility to empower digitization and to incubate real innovation.
Bernd Hollauf
Manager, VERBUND Hydro Power, Vienna, AT
is manager of the project “Digital Hydro Power Plant” at VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH. This project aims at testing new digital solutions for the further development of the processes in hydroelectric power plants.
Manuel Hollaus
IoT Engineer, Magenta Business , Vienna, AT
is IoT Engineer at T-Mobile Austria. He is part of the new IoT Team, which is responsible for the T-Mobile IoT-Gateway and to implement and test new IoT Features in the T-Mobile Network. Prior to joining T-Mobile, Manuel developed an IoT platform for environmental resources. Now he completes his bachelor studies at the FH St. Pölten in the field of Smart Engineering.
Stephan Imre
Business Development Manager IoT, Magenta Business, Vienna, AT
is Business Development Manager IoT at T-Mobile Austria. Being part of the T-Mobile Austria IoT team since 2012 he is responsible for the introduction of new technologies and the development of new business segments which fit to the portfolio of T-Mobile Austria.
Robert Jänisch
CEO and Co-Founder, IOX LAB , Düsseldorf, DE
is CEO and Co-Founder of IOX, the innovation and development partner for products in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). The certified IT Business Manager has been working in the IT industry for more than 20 years and has been responsible for various digital transformation projects for companies in the areas of system management, IT processes and service management.
Markus Keller
Senior Vice President Smart Cities, Deutsche Telekom, Bonn, DE
is the Senior Vice President Smart Cities of Deutsche Telekom. He is responsible for the development and implementation of DT`s digital portfolio in the urban and rural space. After serving the CEO Germany and Group CFO as an executive assistant, Markus worked as a Vice President Investor Relations and a Sales Director responsible for the wholesale and multi-brand business in Germany.
Srdjan Kupresanin
CEO, 0bsnetwork, Vienna, AT
Founder and CEO of the 0bsnetwork, wants to cut through all the noise and help the real world by bringing blockchain to it. In his previous life he was an investment banker, consultant and adviser to a prime minister.
Lukas Lingitz
Leiter Produktionsplanung und -controlling, Fraunhofer Austria, Vienna, AT
is head of the production planning and control department at the Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH. His research fields are production planning and scheduling and Industrial IoT. He advises companies from various industrial sectors on optimization of planning processes and strategies, process digitization and selection of industrial IT-systems.
Rainer Masopust
Practice Head of Business and Platform Solutions, Atos IT Solutions and Services, Vienna, AT
is currently working as Practice Head of Business and Platform Solutions Digital at Atos in Vienna, Austria. Rainer has worked with many well-known customers as John Deere, Coco Cola, Bayer, Siemens Healthineers and many more and is developing digital business models for new digital services as well as for the drone services.
Jim Morrish
IoT Industry Expert, Co-author of „Enterprise IoT“, Chair of Industrial Internet Consortium, London, GB
is a respected IoT industry expert, with over 20 years’ experience of strategy consulting, operations management and telecoms research. Previously he was Founder and the Chief Research Officer of Machina Research, the world's leading provider of strategic advice on the newly emerging M2M, IoT and Big Data markets, which he sold to Gartner in 2016.
Christoph Pail
Senior Manager Consulting, All for One Group, Vienna, AT
is the founder of trendONE, the market leader in identifying key trends in fast moving branches of business. They work is Senior Manager Consulting at the All for One Group. While starting as a typical ERP consultant his passion for combining technology with business models lead him directly to the field of IoT with its outstanding opportunities for those who are willing to try and fail, to try again and to succeed.
Stefan Pfeffer
Co-CEO, Microtronics Engineering, Ruprechtshofen, AT
is CFO and CO-founder of Microtronics Engineering GmbH and responsible for financial and business development. Previously he studied business management and e-business. Due to 10 years of experience in M2M / IoT Business he can show you how to benefit from this technology and how to implement it in already existing or new business models.
Josef Posch
Head of Documentation, Microtronics, Ruprechtshofen, AT
project manager at Microtronics, has been on board since the company was founded in 2006. The rapid development of M2M and IoT is part of his daily work routine. From firmware development to documentation and support, he has gone through all the stations and knows devices and products down to the last detail.
Frank Steffen Russ
Director Market Segments, EBV ELEKTRONIK, Poing, DE
He studied electronics at the Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. In total he worked in the semiconductor industry for about 29 years. Starting in the Test and Measurement for automotive and telecom products. For 27 years he is serving different roles supporting the industry. He has been working for EBV Elektronik since 1997, supporting its customer with his industrial and automotive system knowledge.
Markus Rutz
CTO, StreamUnlimited, Vienna
He Co-Founded StreamUnlimited in 2005, out of the former Philips Audio Video Innovation Center in Vienna. He was a key driver for the strategies that lead StreamUnlimited to a known software supplier for Entertainment Systems and Voice Assistants and leaded the company to a globally respected technology provider, where Google acquired 41% shares in 2017.
Martin Salcher
Product Manger IoT, Magenta Business, Vienna, AT
Thomas Schaberl
COO, Sensor Network Services (SENS), Vienna, AT
as COO of Sensor Network Services (SENS) he is responsible for Operations and Pre-Sales. Thomas has more than 15 years of experience with network infrastructure and mobile services. After studying electronics at the Technikum Wien, he worked for Austria Telecommunication GmbH as a product manager in the field of mobile communication. Before becoming COO at SENS he held positions in Pre-Sales and Sales Management for mobile network services and Bid Management at Kapsch.
Markus Schreiber
Director Business Marketing & IoT, A1, Vienna
is heading marketing, product development and alliance management at A1, being responsible for portfolio innovation and strategy development for the b2b segment. He joined A1 in 2007 to push in sales and sales management for 6 years before he took over the business marketing organization. Previously he gained experience in international enterprises outside the industry.
Alexander Schuster
CEO, SDC, Wilfersdorf, AT
founder of SmartDigital, was born in 1974. He gained yearlong experience in several top-management positions for the telecommunication and IT branche. Most recently, he was CEO and CMO for central and eastern Europe in the segments telecommunication, digitalisation and concern transformation. He is specialised in business development and product and service definition.
Simon Seres
CEO and Cofounder, nymea, Vienna
His vision of independent and transparent IoT products influenced numerous digital strategies.
Together with some of the brightest minds in the field, he established a comprehensive new perspective on the future of connected things.
He unites the mindset of digital freedom and envisions products that aren't locked into a single vendor. This enables transparent service-driven business models, that breaks the increasing power of known digital enterprises.
Vova Shevchyk
Managing Partner, Indeema Software Inc, Lviv, UA
Created unique vibration machinery diagnostics system, is the IoT partner of Austrian industrial enterprises. Puts his Informational Technology Ph.D. to good use: co-founded leading Lemberg (Lviv) IoT company & free educational course for IT enthusiasts. Active member of top trusted Ukrainian IT companies association. Helps industry benefit from digital transformation.
Sandra Stromberger
Initiator & Manager, Industry meets Makers, Vienna, AT
Sandra Stromberger is the founder of Industry meets Makers. She studied communication science and is working since more than 20 years as manager and project developer in the digital media area. Beside her activities for her clients and IMM she is supporting further initiatives, like DigitalCity.Wien and AM Austria.
Dr. Sonja Sulzmaier
Managing Partner, Navispace AG, Herrsching am Ammersee, DE
is a passionate innovation veteran with +20 years tech and strategy expertise. She currently leads innovation company Navispace AG and has supported hundreds of start-ups.
Jürgen Sutterlüti
Business Development Manager, Gantner Instruments, Schruns, AT
is leading the Energy Business Segment and Cloud platform development within the
Gantner Instruments Group. His focus is on monitoring and control of energy assets with Edge computing
devices and cloud-based post processing. Before joining Gantner Instruments in 2014 he was worked at
Oerlikon Solar and TEL Solar.
Armin Taschek
Sales Manager Automation & Cotrols Austria ,T&G Automation, Grosspetersdorf, AT
is Sales Manager Automation & Cotrols Austria at T&G Automation with main focus on digitalization for machine builders over the past years. Through numerous talks with Austrias leading machine manufacturers he knows the current challenges and the problems they are facing. Based on this T&G is providing technologies to make the complex implementation of digitalization much easier for them.
Günther Tschabuschnig
Head of Division IT, ZAMG, Vienna, AT
was born 1982 in Austria and studied Computer Sience and Economics. He held the Project Manager Position for the GM Research Institute, worked several years for the Federal Chancellery and was honored with the United Nations Public Service Award. In 2015 he joined the ZAMG as Division Head and CIO and is responsible for operational services and innovation.
Thomas Waldmann
Start-Up & Venture Manager, Würth Elektronik eiSos, Waldenburg, GE
was responsible for the development and expansion of manufacturing capacities in Germany, where he led the company to a certification as a trained environmental and energy efficiency auditor. He co-founded the Innovation Networks for Advanced Materials e.V. Since 2017, he has been responsible for the cooperation and integration of young entrepreneurs at WE eiSos.
Clemens Wasner
CEO, EnliteAI, Vienna, AT
is CEO of EnliteAI, an Austrian company specialized on applying AI to real world business problems, as well as founder and CEO of AI Austria, an independent think-tank to promote AI and ensure Austria’s competitiveness in that field. Before starting his own company he spent more than 10 years in Asia from where he oversaw the business expansion as a partner in a managing consulting firm.
Frank Wenzel
Project Manager,, Berlin, DE
is the Head of Sales EMEA at Frank has held similar positions in the past primarily for US companies, leading sales teams in the EMEA and DACH markets. He has spent nearly 20 years of his career in business intelligence, analytics, and database industries. More than 10 years of those were spent in the UK.
Dominik Windhab
Solution Architect, A1 Digital, Vienna, AT
is Solution Architect at A1 Digital. He started his career as an embedded software developer for safety critical applications. Since 2014 he is part of the A1 Group, designing and delivering end to end IoT solutions consisting of hardware, connectivity and cloud based platforms. With focus on new mobile transmission technologies he helps customers to make innovative products market-ready.
Delia Wieser
Lead Innovation Architect,, London, GB
is responsible for developing and delivering TrendWatching's innovation methodology. She has worked in innovation consultancy and led workshops for audiences across Europe. She has authored several books including Road Trip to Innovation and Trend-Driven Innovation.
Maria Zesch
CCO, Magenta Business, Vienna, AT
is as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for marketing, sales and service for B2B, B2C and Wholesale customers of T-Mobile Austria where she works since 2003. She is accountable for almost 1bn in revenues and 4 mio customers. She heads around 700 employees. She is also an executive member of the Deutsche Telekom European Commercial Leadership Team.
Dr. Ma Zhendong
development engineer, AVL List, Graz, AT
is an expert in IoT and automotive cyber security. He is a development engineer at AVL List GmbH working on research and development of security analysis, design, development, and testing of automotive systems, and leading and managing security innovation projects.