Board Members

The ones to blame when things go south.

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Daniel Cronin

Member of the Board

Daniel Cronin

Member of the Board

Michael Ionita

Member of the Board

Michael Ionita

Member of the Board

Katharina Unger

Member of the Board

Katharina Unger

Member of the Board

Maggie Childs

Member of the Board

Maggie Childs

Member of the Board

Adrian Zettl-Singh

Member of the Board

Adrian Zettl-Singh

Member of the Board

Leadership Team

Taking the charge at the front of the pack.

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Markus Raunig

Managing Director

Hannah Wundsam

CXO

Hannah Wundsam

CXO

Johanna Einsiedler

Head of Research & Operations

Johanna Einsiedler

Head of Research & Operations

Josine Bakkes

Head of Circle17

Josine Bakkes

Head of Circle17

Taso Panteliadis

Communications Lead

Taso Panteliadis

Communications Lead

Julian König

Partnerships Lead

Julian König

Partnerships Lead

Stefan Lixl

Head of Events

Stefan Lixl

Head of Events

Sarah Schibich

Partnerships Lead

Sarah Schibich

Partnerships Lead

Jona Mitschitczek

Creative Lead

Jona Mitschitczek

Creative Lead

Local Representatives

Resistance is futile. We’re everywhere.

Johanna Einsiedler

Vienna

Johanna Einsiedler

Vienna

Florian Heiss

Tyrol

Florian Heiss

Tyrol

Sophie Bolzer

Salzburg

Sophie Bolzer

Salzburg

Hannes Baumgartner

Lower Austria

Hannes Baumgartner

Lower Austria

M. Meusburger & T. Metzler

Vorarlberg

M. Meusburger & T. Metzler

Vorarlberg

Anita Raffetseder

Upper Austria

Anita Raffetseder

Upper Austria

Werner Sammer

Styria

Werner Sammer

Styria

Michael Sedlak

Burgenland

Michael Sedlak

Burgenland

Alexander Mann

Carinthia

Alexander Mann

Carinthia

Fellows

An exquisite selection of people who were already crazy enough to become members!

Silvia Rettinger

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Silvia Rettinger

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Marios Zacharis

Social Media

Marios Zacharis

Social Media

Alessandro Zanon

Circle17

Alessandro Zanon

Circle17

Tarik Jahic

Database

Tarik Jahic

Database

Stephan Längle

Events

Stephan Längle

Events

Simon Lacher

Entrepreneurship Education

Simon Lacher

Entrepreneurship Education

Silvia Weber

Think Tank

Silvia Weber

Think Tank

Michael Trimmel

Database

Michael Trimmel

Database

Sebastian Stark

Partnerships

Sebastian Stark

Partnerships

Pushpanjali Kishan

AustrianStartups Journey

Pushpanjali Kishan

AustrianStartups Journey

Philip Arnhof

Circle17 & Social Media

Philip Arnhof

Circle17 & Social Media

Maximilian Horvatits

Events

Maximilian Horvatits

Events

Kseniya Khamina

Think Tank & Entrepreneurship Education

Kseniya Khamina

Think Tank & Entrepreneurship Education

Jeremias Brändle

Legal

Jeremias Brändle

Legal

Janine Kopp

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Janine Kopp

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Heike Vogel-Pöschl

Database

Heike Vogel-Pöschl

Database

Florian Friedrich

Startup Guide

Florian Friedrich

Startup Guide

Felix Fischbacher

Think Tank & Social Media

Felix Fischbacher

Think Tank & Social Media

David Wright

Events

David Wright

Events

Corina Sand

AustrianStartups Journey

Corina Sand

AustrianStartups Journey

Anna-Sophie Kräftner

Partnerships

Anna-Sophie Kräftner

Partnerships

Andreas Langes

Circle17

Andreas Langes

Circle17

Alina Metlitski

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Alina Metlitski

Entrepreneurs of Austria

Alexander Kollmann

AustrianStartups Journey

Alexander Kollmann

AustrianStartups Journey

Adrian Frey

Think Tank

Adrian Frey

Think Tank

Abdullah Naief

Entrepreneurship Education

Abdullah Naief

Entrepreneurship Education

Manuel Gahn

Event Support

Manuel Gahn

Event Support

Victor Tibo

Stammtisch

Victor Tibo

Stammtisch

Elke Mattheiss

Research & Policy

Elke Mattheiss

Research & Policy

Alexander Brix

Partnerships

Alexander Brix

Partnerships

Florian Schöffmann

Events

Florian Schöffmann

Events

Lara Agneter

Partnerships

Lara Agneter

Partnerships

Amelie Schneider

Stammtisch Coordinator

Amelie Schneider

Stammtisch Coordinator

Peter Helmer

Legal

Peter Helmer

Legal

Michaela Maria Hintermayr

Startup Guide

Michaela Maria Hintermayr

Startup Guide

Daniel Drabek

Startup Guide

Daniel Drabek

Startup Guide

Anna Elizarova

Startup Guide & Social Media

Anna Elizarova

Startup Guide & Social Media

Alissa Kovarik

Events

Alissa Kovarik

Events

Denise Kovarik

Events

Denise Kovarik

Events

Tanja Dobovicnik

Office Hours

Tanja Dobovicnik

Office Hours

Katharina Binder

Event Moderation

Katharina Binder

Event Moderation

Maria E. Martinez del Cerro

Office Hours

Maria E. Martinez del Cerro

Office Hours

Alexandra Mitu

Events

Alexandra Mitu

Events

Thomas Sumersberger

Startup Guide

Thomas Sumersberger

Startup Guide

Bernhard Holzer

PR

Bernhard Holzer

PR

Esther Fellinger

Local Rep Assistant - Carinthia

Esther Fellinger

Local Rep Assistant - Carinthia

Michael Schramm

Partnerships

Michael Schramm

Partnerships

Friends & Alumni

Manuel Widmann

Research & Policy

Manuel Widmann

Research & Policy

Larissa Barabasch

Larissa Barabasch

Bernhard Brejla

Partnerships Lead

Bernhard Brejla

Partnerships Lead

Esther Hummel

Project Manager

Esther Hummel

Project Manager

Haimo Lorenz

Communication Manager

Haimo Lorenz

Communication Manager

Sandra Weber

Project Lead Community

Sandra Weber

Project Lead Community

Anja Schneckenreither

Partnerships Manager

Anja Schneckenreither

Partnerships Manager

Denis Morozov

Project Manager

Denis Morozov

Project Manager

Stephanie Rappl

Designer

Stephanie Rappl

Designer

Roberta Kostadinova

Happiness Manager

Roberta Kostadinova

Happiness Manager

Oksana Kuzmenko

Videographer

Oksana Kuzmenko

Videographer

Alexander Cortolezis

Project Manager Communication

Alexander Cortolezis

Project Manager Communication

Klaudie Mrkusova

Partnerships

Klaudie Mrkusova

Partnerships

Iliyana Meshava

Research & Policy

Iliyana Meshava

Research & Policy

Benedikt Spanocchi

Stammtisch Coordinator

Benedikt Spanocchi

Stammtisch Coordinator

Baris Ertugrul

Partnerships Manager

Baris Ertugrul

Partnerships Manager

Cornelia Sochor

Partnerships Manager

Cornelia Sochor

Partnerships Manager

Chris Tockner

Project Manager

Chris Tockner

Project Manager

Frederik Ledermueller

Event Calender

Frederik Ledermueller

Event Calender

Samuel Hargreaves

Research Associate

Samuel Hargreaves

Research Associate

Katrin Franye

Partnerships Manager

Katrin Franye

Partnerships Manager

Katja Septimus

Research Associate

Katja Septimus

Research Associate

Christine Zivojinovic

Newsletter

Christine Zivojinovic

Newsletter

Ainur Kalitova

Research & Policy Associate

Ainur Kalitova

Research & Policy Associate

Simon Liebentritt

Event Manager

Simon Liebentritt

Event Manager

Philipp Schardax

Marketing

Philipp Schardax

Marketing

Sanja Mirkic

Event Calender

Sanja Mirkic

Event Calender

Anna Koshkina

Marketing

Anna Koshkina

Marketing

Martina Pardy

Research & Policy Associate

Martina Pardy

Research & Policy Associate

Seif Bairakdar

Project Manager

Seif Bairakdar

Project Manager

Zeno Kujawa

Project Manager

Zeno Kujawa

Project Manager

Alexander Hummer

Head of Finance

Alexander Hummer

Head of Finance

Taraneh Abdelrahimsai

Social Media

Taraneh Abdelrahimsai

Social Media

Mahdis Gharaei

Project Manager

Mahdis Gharaei

Project Manager

Stephan Bartosch

Project Manager

Stephan Bartosch

Project Manager

Valentina Caradonio

Project Manager

Valentina Caradonio

Project Manager

Christoph Jeschke

Co-Founder

Christoph Jeschke

Co-Founder

Pooja Ahluwalia

Social Media

Pooja Ahluwalia

Social Media

Alyssa-Ninja Weis

Project Management

Alyssa-Ninja Weis

Project Management

Iva Bosanac Hoblaj

HR, Event Calendar

Iva Bosanac Hoblaj

HR, Event Calendar

Astrid Koger

Social Media

Astrid Koger

Social Media

Bernhard Wendt

Social Media

Bernhard Wendt

Social Media

Pia Mathis

Social Media

Pia Mathis

Social Media

Moritz Christian

Project Manager

Moritz Christian

Project Manager

Georg Kuttner

Local Rep Assistant - Tyrol

Georg Kuttner

Local Rep Assistant - Tyrol

Manfred Machacek

Event Calendar

Manfred Machacek

Event Calendar

Ali Nuredini

Graphics

Ali Nuredini

Graphics

Christoph Dvorak

PR Assistant

Christoph Dvorak

PR Assistant

Natalie Korotaeva

Graphics

Natalie Korotaeva

Graphics

Tanja Sternbauer

Tanja Sternbauer

Tanja Sternbauer

Alexander Vilsmeier

Alexander Vilsmeier

Alexander Vilsmeier

Maximilian Bauerdorf

Maximilian Bauerdorf

Philipp Kazianka

Philipp Kazianka

Alexander Uhlir

Newsletter

Alexander Uhlir

Newsletter

Thomas Pamminger

Event Newsletter

Thomas Pamminger

Event Newsletter

Daniel Tran

Sponsoring

Daniel Tran

Sponsoring

Dejan Stojanovic

Dejan Stojanovic

Andrea Scheuringer

Andrea Scheuringer

Steven McGuiness

Social Media

Steven McGuiness

Social Media

Florian Lang

Florian Lang

Patrick Fuchs

Patrick Fuchs

Iryna Bursuk

Event Management

Iryna Bursuk

Event Management

Hannah Sturm

Event Management

Hannah Sturm

Event Management

Helga Turcanu

Helga Turcanu

Marius Starcke

Marius Starcke

Harald Katzenschläger

Harald Katzenschläger

Lukas Fittl

Lukas Fittl

Leo Fasbender

Leo Fasbender

Bernhard Hauser

Bernhard Hauser

Fritz Masopust

Design

Fritz Masopust

Design

Philip Ehrenfellner

Webdevelopment

Philip Ehrenfellner

Webdevelopment

Christoph Peter

Webdevelopment

Christoph Peter

Webdevelopment

Miriam Söchstl

Impact Startups

Miriam Söchstl

Impact Startups

Romy Sigl

Former Local Representative Salzburg

Romy Sigl

Former Local Representative Salzburg

Bianca Gfrei

Bianca Gfrei

Stephan Jung

Stephan Jung

Vincent Jong

International Contacts

Vincent Jong

International Contacts

Patrick Manhardt

Co-Founder

Patrick Manhardt

Co-Founder

Bernhard Lehner

PR

Bernhard Lehner

PR

Ulrich Kopetzki

Legal

Ulrich Kopetzki

Legal

Andreas Klinger

Andreas Klinger

Martin Sprengseis

Martin Sprengseis

Lisa Fassl

Lisa Fassl

Bastian Ernst

Bastian Ernst

Adiam Emnay

Member of the Board

Adiam Emnay

Member of the Board

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