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Michael BREIDENBRÜCKER

CV

 Engineer of electronics and information technology - best graduate 1992
 First degree in arts (BA), audio-visual mediadesign, University of applied Arts Vienna (Prof. Peter Weibel) - excellent success 1999
 Second degree in arts (MA), audio-visual mediadesign
 University of applied Arts Vienna (Prof. Karel Dudesek) - excellent success,
 Prize of Ministry of Art and Education 2001
 Freelancing Designer Austria - Germany - London 1997 - 1999
 Director - Secretforces London 2000
 Courseleader Master course in Interactive Digital Media Ravensbourne London 2000 - 2001
 Senior Lecturer / Head of Development
 Master course in Interactive Digital Media Ravensbourne London 2001
 Founding Member / CEO Last.fm 2002

Awards

Michael Breidenbrücker earned the best degree as engineer in electronics and information technologies in 1992. He finished his BA (first degree) in arts and audio-visual media design in 1999 at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna with Prof. Peter Weibel. In 2001, Michael finished his Master degree in audio visual media design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna with Prof. Karel Dudesek and earned the prize of the ministry of Art and Education. His works have been shown at expositions worldwide, so in the designers monthly magazine in Seoul Korea or at the web 3d art exhibition in Monterey California USA. He held several positions, such as freelance designer in Austria, Germany and the UK or as Director of the London based company Secretforces in 2000. In 2001 Michael was Courseleader of the Master course in Interactive Digital Media at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in London. He is founding member and currently holding the position of CEO of the award winning London based online Music Station Last.fm. Last.fm has won the reputation of a ground braking radio / music service and was featured worldwide such as in wired.com, bbc, telecinco, orf on, der spiegel and several other newspapers / portals and blog sites.