Board of Management
DI Dr. Stefan Reiterer, CEO
studied computer science at the graz university of technology and finished his PhD studies in 2016. His research focus is in recommeder systems, specifically the topic of "knowledge acquisition for knowledge-based recommendation". He has long-term experiencs in software development in the area of mobile devices and standard web applications. His doctoral thesis was focused on "knowledge-based technologies for Wiki Environments".
Board of Advisors
Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Alexander Felfernig
studied applied informatics at Klagenfurt University, finished his PhD in 2001 and received the venia docendi (habilitation) in applied informatics in 2007. Currently he holds the position of a full professor in applied software technology at the Graz University of Technology. He has long-term experiences in coordinating and partnering national and international research projects. For his achievements in research and development he received the Heinz Zemanek Award of the Austrian Computer Society.
Dr. Paul Blažek
is intensively concerned with the meanings of user individuality and participation in communication solutions. He is founder of the cyLEDGE Media Agency and co-founder of the technology startup Combeenation. He also teaches Recommendation Marketing at the HSLU Luzern / Switzerland, is founding member of the international institute of mass customization and personalisation and is mentoring projects within the Austrian Startups and Enpact initiatives.
Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Frank Kappe
is currently the chair of the institue for Information Systems and Computer-Media (IICM) at Graz University of Technology and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Informatics and Biomedical Technology ibidem. His research focus is on applications of new media technologies. Before his current position he was, beside other activities, founder and, for ten years, CTO of Hyperwave AG (www.hyperwave.com). Today, he is actively motivating and supporting students of computer science to found their own companies. As business angel and portfolio entrepreneur he holds shares of around a dozen companies and/or has co-founded them.