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Senior expert at Urban Innovation Vienna Gmbh

Parallel to his college days Mr. Nikolaus Summer entered the world of employment. He collected initial work experiences at T-Mobile Austria and at the GSF - General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism in Vienna. He continued his professional career after his first graduation 2007 at Pressetext Austria news agency as editor and writer for business and technology related topics. Subsequently, he took on duties at Public Services Association Austria - VÖWG as search analyst (EU economic policy) and content manager. From 2012 to 2019 he worked for the City of Vienna as an integral member of the Municipal Planning and Building Directorate's project management team processing aspern Die Seestadt Wiens - Vienna's most ambitious greenfield urban development project. Since 2019 he is a senior expert at Urban Innovation Vienna Gmbh. On Vienna's Smart City Agency team he is responsible for innovation management, governance and stakeholder relations i. a.


Nikolaus Summer holds a Magister Philosophiae degree from the University of Vienna in historical sciences. Additionally, he holds a MBA degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation as he went through an international program at WU Executive Academy at the University of Economics Vienna, and at the Continuing Education Centre of  TU (Technical University Vienna).

The Smart City Festival 2020 (SCF20) is a collaborative project by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), the SmartCity.Education Initiative (SCEI) and the mentioned partner organizations. SCF19 is supported by the  German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).  

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