Profile - Who am I

I am a technology and research consultant specialized in the area of ICT research. I am also interested in philosophy and innovation. Currently, I am studying the relation of knowledge and innovation.


I am the founder and director of eutema, a technology and RTD strategy consultancy based in Vienna, Austria since 2001. My interview for whatchado explains what I am doing there (in German).

  • CEO eutema Technology Management GmbH & Co. KG
  • CEO IEA II Beteiligungen GmbH (Private Equity)


  • Dr. techn. (Computer science), Vienna University of Technology
  • Dipl.Ing. (Computer science), Vienna University of Technology
  • MBA (General Management), Donau Universit├Ąt Krems

I also have a professional degree in Managerial Economics (Diplomierter Wirtschaftstechniker) and worked as a Guest Researcher in the AI Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.

Past activities

  • Head of ICT Unit at the Bureau for International Research and Technology Cooperation
  • Austrian Expert in the ICT Committee of the European Commission
  • Researcher at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence


I am a frequent evaluator for RTD projects and RTD policy measures. In the past I have performed evaluations for the following institutions:

  • Austrian Research Promotion Agency
  • European Commission - DG Information Society
  • European Commission - DG Research
  • Enterprise Estonia
  • Lithuanian Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
  • Swiss National Fund

Bed & Breakfast

Together with my partner, I have a small, but comfortable Bed & Breakfast in Vienna called Rosa Linde:

Other interests

When time allows, I try to play the piano, cook, travel, study the arts (particular sculptures and Austrian contemporary art).