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weXelerate is a startup & innovation hub with a unique and thriving ecosystem of open innovation on nearly 9000 sqm that aims to connect startups and established corporates. Each year the weXelerate Accelerator supports 100 of the most promising European startups with a focus on energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, insurance and banking, as well as cross-industry technologies such as internet of things, artificial intelligence, bots, mobility, blockchain and cyber security.

Meet our weX-team and have a look behind the scenes:  A colourful bunch of different individuals who make up a great team AND made this project as awesome as it is!

 

Claudia Witzemann

Managing Director

    #entrepreneur
    #innovative
    #smart

    Dominik Greiner

    Managing Director

      Gabrielle Costigan

      Managing Director

        #jackofalltrades
        #yogi
        #scarfsarecoollookatitalians

        Clemens Pegritz

        Investor Relations

          #questionmark
          #creativehead
          #lordofthehouse

          Oliver Werbach

          Administration, Facility & Human Resources

            #canItouchyourdog
            #coffeeaddict
            #onemilliondollarsmile

            Carin Kletzer

            Administration, Facility & Human Resources

              #perfectionist
              #earlybird
              #weXteamcorporates

              Nikolas Wageneder

              Innovation Manager

                #fresh
                #creative
                #alltimefunny

                Sweta Sharma

                Marketing & Communications

                #outofthebox
                #independent
                #ontheroad

                Ines Ben Brahim

                Key Account Manager

                  #inmypyjamas
                  #crazycatlady
                  #hangry

                  Mona Hübl

                  Program Manager Accelerator

                    Sebastian Höfinger

                    Program Manager Accelerator

                      Viktor Penzinger

                      Program Management

                        #jukebox
                        #adoptdontshop
                        #stuckinthemiddle

                        Lin Reimann

                        Event Manager

                          #nerd
                          #tvshowjunkie
                          #problemsolver

                          Michael Beck

                          Software Developer & IT Specialist

                          #mrknowitall
                          #outlooktetris
                          #PPPP

                          Thomas Beck

                          Office Management

                            #happy
                            #happier
                            #thehappiest

                            Thomas Friedschröder

                            Chief Happiness Officer

                              #stayfly
                              #mralrounder
                              #buckethat

                              Valentin Brauneis

                              Superintendent Caretaker

                                #itsbig
                                #itshuge
                                #itsmassive

                                Martin Parkos

                                Business Development

                                  #startuplife
                                  #girlystuff
                                  #funnygirl

                                  Emma Beck

                                  Startup Scout

                                    #tedx
                                    #innovation
                                    #creative

                                    Marko Haschej

                                    Xperience Curator

                                      #carinsbaby
                                      #alwayshungry
                                      #napqueen

                                      Leeloo ❤

                                      Chief Fur Officer

                                        Advisory Board

                                        Thomas Kralinger

                                        CEO, Medienhaus Kurier

                                          Martin Zehnder

                                          COO Palfinger AG
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                                            Philip Newald

                                            Chairman of the Board The Austrian Sports Betting Company
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                                              Alexander Wrabetz

                                              Director General ORF
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                                                Georg Pölzl

                                                CEO Post AG
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                                                  Wolfgang Leitner

                                                  President & CEO of Andritz Group
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                                                    Andreas Brandstetter

                                                    CEO UNIQA Insurance Group AG
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                                                      Dietmar Hoscher

                                                      Member of the Board Casinos Austria

                                                        Andreas Bierwirth

                                                        CEO T-Mobile Austria

                                                          Gudrun Meierschitz

                                                          Member of the Board Acredia

                                                            Angelika Sommer-Hemetsberger

                                                            Member of the Board OeKB
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                                                              Andreas has more than 15 years of experience in the information security field. He focuses on holistic cyber security enhancements for his clients and partners. He is a long-term experienced subject matter expert in the financial industry, and delivers exceptional client service.

                                                              Andreas Tomek

                                                              Partner at KPMG Austria

                                                              Gerald Fleischmann

                                                              CEO Volksbank Wien AG

                                                                Martin Gaiger

                                                                CEO Kurier Digital

                                                                  Michael Strebl

                                                                  CEO, Wien Energie GmbH
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                                                                    Patricia Kasandziev

                                                                    Division Manager Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG
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                                                                      Andreas Fleischmann

                                                                      Member of the Board Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG
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                                                                        Susanne Riess

                                                                        Managing Director Bausparkasse Wüstenrot AG

                                                                          Wanted to be a popstar.

                                                                          Eveline Steinberger-Kern

                                                                          Advisory Board

                                                                            Wanted to be a lego builder.

                                                                            Markus Wagner

                                                                            Advisory Board

                                                                              Awi Lifshitz

                                                                              Advisory Board
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