Managing Partner – SWC – Austria
He studied communication, psychology and marketing at the University of Vienna. In 2000 he was co-founder of punkt. netServices – an Austrian company specialised on information- & knowledge management as well as on Enterprise 2.0 solutions.
He is co-founder and managing partner of the Semantic Web Company and as CFO responsible for financial and organisational issues. Furthermore he leads and works in several national and international research, industry and projects in public administration – mainly in the areas of project management, requirements engineering and communication activities.
He is tutor and publishes in the fields of semantic data- & information management, Linked (Open) Data as well as Open (Government) Data and social semantic web. He is lecturer at national and international conferences and business events in the mentioned topics.
Martin is Certified Management Consultant since 2006, member of the Executive Board of the Austrian Chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) as well as Member of the Advisory Council of the Open Knowledge (Foundation, UK) and invited expert of the governmental Cooperation OGD Austria. He is working as invited expert of W3C and is member of the Steering Board of the European Data Forum that he chaired in 2014.