Sven Bakker BBA MSc teaches in the Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Research Methods module in the International Business Management program.
Sven Bakker is a lecturer in Business Intelligence (BI) at several public and private universities in The Netherlands. Before he became a fulltime lecturer, he worked for ten years as a BI consultant, researcher and data scientist crunching large data sets and creating economic foresight models to provide businesses and governmental organizations with the right decision-making knowledge. Besides his specialization in BI, he also lectures business research, blockchain technology, and international economics.
Mag. Klaus Ehrenbrandtner teaches in the International Digital Marketing Lab in the International Business Management program.
Klaus Ehrenbrandtner is a Senior Consultant at Trigon Entwicklungsberatung (Klagenfurt, Austria). The focus of his consultancy work lies on strategy, brand development, and internationalization strategy. Before, he worked in several leading marketing and management roles for the Austrian National Tourist Office (Österreich Werbung). He is also a lecturer and trainer in the fields of digital marketing, innovation management, tourism management and international strategy at different universities.
Mag. Dr. Bernhard Erler teaches in the International Consulting Lab in the International Business Management program.
Bernhard Erler is Managing Director of Klagenfurter Messe Betriebsgesellschaft m.b.H. (the leading trade fair organizer in Carinthia), where he is also responsible for internationalization. He is also active in national and international fair associations (MA – Messen Austria, CEFA – Central European Fair Alliance, UFI – Union Foires International).
Mag. Martin Gruber MBA teaches International Strategic Management in the International Business Management program.
Martin Gruber works in the Strategy Office of NXP, one of the leading semiconductor companies worldwide, in Austria, the Netherlands, and the USA. He has a long-standing experience in strategy, mergers & acquisitions, as a general manager of a complete business sector, and as a lecturer for strategy-related topics at universities of applied sciences.
MMag. Dr. Meinrad Höfferer teaches Managing the Internationalization Process in the International Business Management program.
Meinrad Höfferer is Deputy Director of the Economic Chamber of Carinthia and the Head of its Foreign Trade and International Affairs division. His prior professional career included positions in the BMW Group (Munich, Germany) and at Mercedes Benz (Salzburg, Austria). In his current position, he supports Carinthian companies in their internationalization process worldwide.
Mag. Peter Irlacher teaches International Controlling in the Integrated Financial Management & Controlling module in the International Business Management program.
Peter Irlacher manages the Group Finance department of Styria Media Group AG, Graz, a leading player in the Austrian and South-East European media market. In this position, he is responsible for financial controlling, consolidation and taxes. He started his career in Styria in the international part of the group in 2007 where he played an active role in the international expansion of the media company. Before, Peter worked at Ernst & Young in Vienna.
Mag. Dr. Stefan Jausz teaches in the International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab in the International Business Management program.
Stefan Jausz has top management experience in different industries, including prefabricated homes, building technology, and vehicle construction. Before his career in industry, he worked as management consultant for several international companies, advising them in the fields of business development and financial and organizational restructuring.
Ing. Mag. Stefan Korb teaches in the International Marketing and Sales Management module in the International Business Management program.
Stefan Korb is sales manager and authorized officer of fischer Edelstahlrohre Austria GmbH, a producer of welded stainless steel tubes, where he is responsible for the worldwide export of special goods. Several years in the supervisory board of a company in the field of mechanical engineering completes his international sales experience.
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Knorr teaches in the CEE/SEE and Global Business Environment module in the International Business Management program.
Andreas Knorr is Professor of Economics: Economic and Transport Policy at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. He received his PhD in Economics as well as his habilitation from the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Professor Knorr has written several monographies and over one hundred academic articles on a broad range of economic topics.
MMMag. Dr. Udo Kögl teaches International Finance and Accounting in the International Business Management program.
Udo Kögl is Business Unit CFO at a German commercial aircraft inserts company. In his prior career, he served as a Financial Director for a business unit and global R&D of a leading international supplier of integral lighting solutions, and as the Head of Business Models and Controlling and managing director of a research company.
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Peter Parycek, MAS MSc teaches International E-Business in the International Business Management program.
Peter Parycek is Professor for E-Governance and Head of the Department for E-Governance and Administration at the Danube University Krems. His research interests focus on the effects of technology on state, society and economy as well as the necessary changes in strategies, policies and in both legal and organizational systems.
Dr. Alfons Prießner, BSc MSc teaches in the Personal Skills Development Program and the International Consulting Lab in the International Business Management program.
Alfons Prießner is Chief of Staff at the International EduTech start-up GoStudent. Before, he was working as a consultant at the international management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company. During his consulting career, he worked in various multinational project teams in more than 10 countries with a consultancy focus on the industries of agriculture and power utilities as well as on companies with a high need for restructuring and turnaround support.
Mag.a Ilse Nadja Rapatz teaches in the International Human Resource Management specialization module in the International Business Management program.
Ilse Rapatz is Senior HR Manager at Philips and her main responsibilities are strategic HR development, HR reporting, budgeting, performance management, talent management, compensation & benefits and many more. Besides her professional work career, she also works for the Carinthian Industrial Association, for the control committee of the Carinthian regional health insurance, for the labor market service and for a CSR network called “Verantwortung zeigen”.
Mag. Markus Raunig teaches in the International Marketing and Sales Management module in the International Business Management program.
Markus Raunig holds the position of General Manager of Henkel Iberica (Barcelona), where he is responsible for the Laundry and Homecare business of Henkel in Spain and Portugal. Before, he had different assignments as a general manager and in sales and marketing in four different countries (Poland, Serbia, Turkey, Latvia) and worked in the regional Henkel headquarters in Vienna.
Gabrielle Smith MA teaches in the Personal Skills Development Program of the International Business Management program.
Gabrielle Smith is a Lecturer in Research and Writing and Effective Communication at Stanford University (USA) and a Senior Lecturer for Language Skills and Academic Writing at the University of Vienna. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Master´s Degree (MATESOL) from San Jose State University.
Dr.in Barbara Stampf teaches in the International Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab in the International Business Management program.
Barbara Stampf holds a PhD in Business Management with a focus on industry, innovation and international management. Before founding her own consulting company, she worked in two multinational companies for many years, where she was responsible for diverse HR (and also some other management) functions.
Mag. Alexander Tauchhammer teaches in the International Digital Marketing Lab in the International Business Management program.
Alexander Tauchhammer holds an Endowed Professorship for Digital Transformation at CUAS. He is also Member of the Management Committee and Head of Customer Centricity and Transformation at Dr. Oetker Austria. Previously, he was also Head of Global Digital Marketing and member of the Digital Transformation Office at Dr. Oetker. Before that, he was working in the Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, London, Berlin and Vienna in digital start-up companies in the field of digital marketing. He has earned the title „Onliner of the Year“ in Austria, has received an award at the Austrian State Prize for Multimedia and won two times gold and one time bronze at Austrians largest online Advertising ceremony (IAB Webad) for his digital projects.
Mag.a Anita Verderber, BEd teaches in the International Marketing and Sales Management module in the International Business Management program.
Anita Verderber works in an agency called frei-stil, which is based in Klagenfurt. The agency’s main customer is FCA Austria with its brands Alfa Romeo, Jeep, Fiat and Abarth. As an event and communication agency, the agency is responsible for product launch events, the creation of communication strategies, marketing communication activities such as road shows, tradeshows, or promotional activities.
Mag.a Birgitta Winkler, L.L.M. teaches International Labour Law as part of the International Human Resource Management module in the International Business Management program.
Brigitta Winkler is a lawyer specialized in labour law. As an expert for international labour law, she was responsible for the subsidiaries of Rail Cargo Austria AG (one of the leading rail freight logistics companies in Europe) in Eastern and South East Europe. In her prior career, she worked for international law firms in Sydney and Vienna before taking the exam to the Austrian Bar. She also worked for the leading logistics and postal services provider in Austria.
Ing. Gerald Zankl BSc teaches as a regular guest lecturer in the International Digital Marketing module in the International Business Management program.
Ing. Gerald Zankl BSc is the Director of Global Inside Sales at Bitmovin, Inc., a global video infrastructure provider and the co-founder and CEO of Kickscale, a company that redefines B2B business meetings. With ample experience in the field of international sales and business development and (digital) B2B marketing, he helped tech startups to dramatically grow their business and increase revenue and profitability.