MY PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
I own a PhD in Applied Physics (Medical Devices) and a business certificate (area: Management of SME’s), also registered 4 patents successfully and wrote documentation for FDA approval for a medical device class 3 product.
I worked as Product Manager & Developer at a Medical Device company ( ***** ) in the field of neuro-stimulation and implant-technology (hearing implants).
I co-founded and grew a technology company to an international level ( ***** ) and was responsible for business development, general management, product marketing and distribution management. I launched all soft- and hardware products on the European Market. The company manufactures and sells motion analysis devices (optical real-time 3D motion capture device, motion analysis software, ultra-thin portable 3D-force plates), which are used in biomechanics, gait analysis and general movement analysis in medicine & rehabilitation, sports, industry, film animation, etc. Our customers were hospitals, physiotherapists, universities, sports facilities, automotive industry and film industry.
In 2011 I moved to the New York City Metropolitan area and started a new business, in which we help technology companies from the US doing business in Europe and vice versa. We help those companies with market-oriented product development, project management, innovation management, product marketing, product launch, market development, networking and finding partners and setting up and running branches abroad.
International Business Development:
establishing technology markets in Central-Europe, business analysis, strategic planning, German- and Hungarian speaking, building distribution networks in Europe and Asia
innovation & project management, marketing technology product, product launch
neurostimulation, gait analysis systems, hearing implants, image fusion (PET, SPET, MRI and CT)
biomechanics, gait analysis, neurological disorders, sports medicine, industrial movement analysis, sports
MY PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
***** LLC, President and Founder, Company helps to set up Business and Market for technological US-companies in Europe and for European companies in the*****panies manages every activity which is necessary for the client's success abroad.
1. LUKOtronic company, CEO and co-founder, *****, Company developed, manufactured and sold 3D real-time Motion Analysis Devices for Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports, Industry, Manufacturing and Film Productions. Products consisted of complex Hardware and Software (acquisition and analysis).
2. Medel, Product Manager & Developer, *****,*****, Hearing Implants. I developed a so-called Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) to electro-stimulate the Brainstem to cause hearing sensations. Conducted multi-centrical study and did documentation for FDA-approval.
1. Economic Development Institute Austria
Business Certificate from Entrepreneurial Business Training
2000 – 2001
2. University of Innsbruck
PhD in Applied Physics (neuro-stimulation & hearing implants)
1992 – *****. University of Innsbruck
Business Study (Field: Product Marketing), no graduation
1992 – *****. Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck / University of Innsbruck
MSc in Experimental Physics (semiconductor physics and thin film technology)
1987 – 1992
Member of IERG (International Executive Resource Group), ACG (Association for Corporate Growth), OED (Organization for Entrepreneurial Development)
Registered 4 patents
Awards: * winner of the Tyrolean innovation price 2001 &
* award carrier of the „Austrian state award for innovations“, 2003
Consulting Training at and Certificate from the Organization of Entrepreneurial Development