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The Cambridge Phenomenon: Spreading the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

Pioneers at the nexus between science and business discuss the successful development of the Cambridge Phenomenon. They will reflect on what is needed to establish a culture of entrepreneurship in Austria.

Speakers

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria, London
Co-Founder, zoomsquare GmbH, Vienna
Director, Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship, Cranfield University, Cranfield
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna Chair

Dr. Hermann HAUSER

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria, London

1973 MA in Physics, University of Vienna
1977 Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University
1978-1984 Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge
1986 Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy
1986 Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge
1987 Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge
1988 Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge
1991 Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California
1992 Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge
1993 Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004)
1993 Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge
1993 Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge
1993 Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge
1996 Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998)
since 1997 Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
1998 Co-founder, Cambridge Network Ltd, Cambridge

Christoph RICHTER

Co-Founder, zoomsquare GmbH, Vienna

2000-2005 Developer, derStandard
2005-2006 Development Specialist, elab
2006-2005 Development Specialist, Connect Austria
2005-2011 Technical Lead Core Services, Bwin
2011-2013 CTO, iJoule
since 2012 Co-Founder, zoomsquare

Mag. Thomas SEIFERT

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

1987-1991 Bachelor degree course, Biology, University of Salzburg
1991-1998 Master degree course, Botany, University of Vienna
1991-1998 Staff writer, Falter, Vienna
1999-2005 Member of the Editorial Staff, Foreign Affairs Section, News, Vienna
1999 International Media Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC
2001 International Visitors Program, The State Department
2001 Lecturer, Danube University, Krems
2006-2012 Member of the Editorial Staff, Foreign Affairs Section, Die Presse, Vienna
2009 Lecturer, University of Vienna
since 2012 Deputy Editor in Chief, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

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