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MMag. Rudolf LICHTMANNEGGER Deputy Head, Economic Policy Department, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna


 Journeyman s degree in audiovisual electronics
 Undergraduate studies (Fulbright) at Washington & Lee University, Lexington/Virginia
 Magister degrees in economics and languages (English/Spanish) from Innsbruck University
1982 - 1988 Station Manager Madrid/Spain, Sales Representative/Mid-Atlantic Area, USA, ISE, Urbana/Illinois
1988 - 1991 Free-lance Interpreter, Washington DC
1991 - 1992 Buyer, USAF, Torrejón
1992 - 1993 Language studies, Vicenza
1993 - 1996 Deputy Head, various national business associations: Electronic Goods Dealers, International Traders, Secondary Raw Material Dealers, Car Dealers, Sports Goods Dealers
1998 - 2004 Executive Director, ARGE Information Society
2001 - 2004 Executive Director, AUSTRIAPRO (standardization business data)
since 1996 Economic Policy Department, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, responsible for innovation-R&D-technology policies, structural economic policy, educational issues
2008 - 2009 Executive Director, Austrian Creative Industries Association - cwa
since 2009 Deputy Head, Economic Policy Department, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber


Austrian Federal Procurement Control Commission (arbitration), 1996-2002
Standing Expert, Advisory Council for Economic and Social Affairs. Austrian Social Partners, since 2004
FH Council, Universities of Applied Science (Ministry for Science & Research), 2005-2012
Chair, FP7 Advisory Group on SMEs to EU-Commissioners Potocnik/Geoghegan-Quinn, 2008-2013
Sherpa Group to HLG on Key Enabling Technologies, 2013


Längerfristige Aspekte der österreichischen Technologiepolitik (contributor); Digitale Wirtschaft (over-all co-ordination), Beirat für Wirtschafts- und Sozialfragen, 1999