Peter is a managing partner at accilium, a start-up mentor and master tinkerer when it comes to building IT solutions. He focuses on mobility solutions and corporate digitalization.
Over the past 10 years, he has directed projects in product development, IT and digitalization at global automotive OEMs. He specializes in optimizing and rebuilding the legacy information landscape of corporates to establish the foundation of successful digitalization initiatives.
He also focuses on the application of novel technologies such as virtual and augmented reality or artificial intelligence. It is his personal mission to apply these technologies in everyday working life , making people more productive and organizations more fun.
Peter is an urban commuter. He loves riding his single speed bike through Vienna as well as everything that's propelled by an electric motor.
Alex is a managing partner at accilium. He has extensive experience in advising OEMs not just within their R&D and production, but within their sales departments around the world.
Alex enjoys and excels at structuring the most complex problems into a few key elements, making them understandable and easier to work with. He is a role model to those working around him, as his colleagues are able to observe his work ethic and his approach to challenging situations, and then apply his attitude to their own work. This in turn benefits accilium's clients.
Currently, he focuses almost exclusively on developing new digital business models, as well as concepts to address digitalization in the future.
In his spare time Alex enjoys sports, such as climbing and surfing, and he tries to travel the world as much as possible.
Alexander is an investor, start-up coach and automotive expert with more than 15 years of experience. He has directed consulting projects at several OEMs for over a decade and leads teams of up to 25 people. His engagements focus on competency management, integration and rollout of new technologies within corporate entities, as well as business process development and implementation in areas such as R&D, production and after sales.
Over the past years, Alexander Rauscher has developed specific expertise and gained experience in car software development, SPICE and agile development, electric mobility, production optimization, process digitalization, and transformation management. He has an extensive automotive network, especially in the German and Austrian industry.
Alexander was immediately excited by the idea of establishing accilium as an open consulting platform and network. Ever since, Alexander has integrated his leadership skills, team-oriented approaches, as well as his technical know-how into the accilium vision. Build to Evolve has always been his life motto.
Alexander is passionate about mountain sports and freeriding.
Before Martin became an associate at accilium he studied Strategic Management & Law at Management Center Innsbruck.
Martin worked for a German car manufacturer with a special focus on future mobility. Here he developed strategies and portfolios and in a next step evaluated them by prototype testing. Later he joined a multinational space & defense company, where he strengthened his interest in creating sustainable strategies that provide a lasting and scalable advantage. Translating innovation in the digital age into competitive advantage is a main driver for his passion.
With previous experience in the automotive and space & defense industry he was eager to join accilium to evolve the future of mobility with all its corresponding aspects.
If he is not working, he can be found in the alps, skiing or scuba-diving in the sea. Hanging out with friends is particularly important to him.
Working on innovative solutions and digital trends at the edge of technology as well as their successful implementation within companies is a topic, which Jennifer is passionate about.
Therefore, the constant interaction between digitalization of products and services and the use of new technologies across industries is the core of her master's program Digital Business Innovation and Transformation at the UAS IMC Krems.
As a result of her interest in digital trends and innovation, Jennifer decided to also pursue her career in this field. Before Jennifer started working for accilium as an associate she gained experience in different industries as well as in the start-up world. She is a strong team player with a hands-on mentality and thinking quick on her feet.
In her spare time, Jennifer loves to travel the world, but also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Before she became an associate at accilium, Marie finished her Master's Degree in Strategic Management at the University of Innsbruck.
Yet during her studies she discovered her interest in change management and strategy development as well as innovations and start-ups and decided to pursue a career in the field. Apart from her academic background in Business Administration and Management she brings in experience gained through several consulting projects during her studies. The combination of strong analytical skills and creativity makes her a good problem solver and organiser.
Whenever she can Marie travels around the world. The rest of her spare time she spends with either her piano or her family and friends.
Julia is responsible for People Operations at accilium. After several years of headhunting for different industries Julia now enjoys recruiting the right talent for accilium. Moreover, Julia strives to make accilium an even better place to work.
She is convinced that happy and healthy employees are the key to success true to the motto people first. While continuously developing people´s skills and enhancing accilium`s employer brand, she keeps the administrative tasks at bay. Currently, she focuses her attention on becoming an expert in labor law.
As a mom to two little girls, Julia spends most of her afternoons on playgrounds, in the woods or in the zoo. In her little spare time, she listens to all kind of podcasts, calls herself an Instagram addict and sometimes practices Yoga and Pilates.
Kurt envisions a future of resource-efficient, integrated mobility solutions, which are accessible to everyone.
He studied in Vienna and Rotterdam with specialization in the development of new business models and innovation management. Additionally, he gained valuable work experience in a worldwide-operating FMCG company as well as the Big 4.
The topic of mobility attracts his particular attention, because of the contemporary and upcoming challenges to existing business models. Kurt helps clients to not just follow but lead the path toward a new era of autonomous, shared, electric connected vehicles and the age of decentralized energy production.
In his spare time, you will find him playing soccer or squash, cooking a delicious lasagna or reading a book in his comfy beanbag chair.
Juliane is a business partner at accilium. Julie, how she is called, is the organizational mind behind the scene, keeps an eye on day-to-day business and an overview of the office tasks. She is responsible for efficient appointment scheduling, travel management and financial accounting. Julie is a team player with a strong hands-on mentality. Whenever help is needed, she is on the spot immediately.
After she finished her BSc Studies at the University of Vienna in Economics and Business, she started to manage her Master programs part time. Besides work and her Master studies you can find her in the nature and socializing with friends.
Besides being a working student at accilium, Simon is doing a master’s program in renewable raw materials with a focus on energetic exploitation at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna.
He graduated from the Technical University of Munich with a bachelor’s degree in management and Technology and gained first work experience as a working student at a telecommunications company and by an internship in the automotive industry.
Simon has a passion for renewable energies, innovative technical solutions and sustainability. Therefore, he wants to play an active role in solving the urban traffic dilemma and transforming cities into a better and more sustainable place to live.
He likes spending time outside exploring the nature and doing sports (addicted to skiing and snow).
Tobias is a jack-of-all-trades, mastering many diverse topics from law school, teaching, to building up his own consultancy. Through the years there was one topic that stuck with him – mobility. He was exploring solutions to improve inner city ground transportation on a European scale and helped building up diverse companies within this branch. Looking for new and exciting ways to maximize his potential he joined accilium with the ambition to further professionalize and gaining in-depth experience in related fields.
Tobias provides know-how in various fields like PR & marketing, sales & business development as he combines these with strong analytical skills.
His free time is occupied by friends, restaurants and the best parts of Berlin. If not in Berlin, you may look for him somewhere between Milan and Naples.
Raphael wants to enable future generations a decent life on our planet. Hence, he decided to take an active part in the fight against climate change by promoting renewable energy. As the effort of many is needed to create a positive impact, he spreads the message on every occasion possible.
Consequently, joining the mission of accilium was evident as he overtook the task to find people with similar ideas and excite them for new sustainable concepts of living.
He loves to build communities and real brands with a vision. For this purpose, he chose the digital world as the perfect environment to reach the right people at the right time. To ensure relevance he has his finger on the pulse of new digital trends and innovations, mastering new tools where they add value.
His goals might be ambitious, but he is ready to go the extra mile.
Anja is an associate at accilium and studied Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Already during her studies, she discovered her passion for Consultancy and spent one semester abroad where she had the chance to attend a master course specialized in Strategy, Consulting & Digital Transformation.
She decided to combine her enthusiasm for Consultancy with her interest in beautiful cars and gained professional experience at an Inhouse Consultancy at a German Premium OEM. Shortly after Anja joined the accilium team as one of the first hires.
In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors in the woods or socializing with her friends and family.
Monika is an associate consultant, who is constantly looking for new challenges on a personal as well as on a professional level. Throughout her life she dipped deep into highly different fields, which forced her to get out of her comfort zone and supported her critical thinking.
After finishing the Hotel Management School in Italy, she decided to do her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science in Graz. She then successfully completed the Joint Degree Erasmus Mundus Master Program in System Dynamics.
Monika is especially passionate about innovative topics such as digitalization, mobility and urban development. Together with her colleagues and clients she likes to find sustainable real-life implementations and to create roadmaps, which will lead them there.
Monika spends her free time on ski slopes, tennis courts and her yoga mat. Since she was born and grew up in Italy she is crazy about Pistacchio ice cream and Pizza.
Mateo joined accilium to contribute his part to one of humans' highest needs: the desire for mobility. With his engineering soul and his business mind he wants to develop the mobility of tomorrow. His expertise and focus are in the fields of electric mobility, product engineering and manufacturing / IoT.
After his studies of material science in Austria and California, he started advising automotive manufacturers within their R&D and IT departments. During his next station at an automotive component supplier Mateo completed projects in China, Slovakia and Ohio. In the past years he focused on the product development of electric vehicle components, from idea conception to product realization. Further tasks included the construction, ramp-up and digitization of manufacturing machines.
In his spare time, he is enjoying Mediterranean cuisine or improving his lap time on kart racing. You will find him next to Austrian lakes, most likely with family and friends.
Georg is an experienced consultant with expertise in the automotive & energy sector. He focuses on IT strategy and digitalization, fitting his style and mentality as he could best be described as a mix of creative and critical thinking and getting things done.
With these attributes Georg led various projects with the necessary view for the bigger picture, making turning them all into success stories. His consulting expertise is supported by a mathematical background and project management competence which prepares him perfectly to solve complex problems, also using his strong data analytics skills.
Georg is an eager first mover and tester of new technologies in professional as well as private settings, to improve routines and shift paradigms for established processes.
Combining his personal passion for gaming and technology with his career Georg is also managing projects for piloting virtual reality solutions in corporate settings.
A passion for digitalisation and the wish to be surrounded by an international environment led Roman to accilium. His experience to date covers a broad range of sectors including the energy, telecommunication and the manufacturing industries focused on project management, digitalization, business sales as well as top management reporting.
Roman is always keen to immerse himself into new topics and focus on finding innovative solutions. He has a track record of bringing together the right skills at the right time and is therefore of great value in every team. His current focus is on pushing forward digitalization in order to bring efficiency to different industries and fields.
In his free time Roman enjoys playing various sports including football and diving. He also loves traveling and cooking food from countries he has visited.
Johannes is a consultant, who combines his passion for renewable energies and e-mobility with strategical thinking and a focus on digitalisation.
After his studies in Environmental- and Sustainability Management as well as Strategic Management, he focused on establishing an e-carsharing fleet in rural Upper-Austria, resulting in an additional pillar for regional mobility solutions.
Furthermore, Johannes gained international consultancy experience by working as a consultant within the Vietnamese Energy Market in Ho Chi Minh City, where he focused on large-scale energy projects as well as on the project management side of the implementation process. A core strength of him is to filter energy and mobility problems with his strong business-case driven mindset and assembling them into a scalable solution.
Whenever possible, Johannes travels the world on the hunt for the next great hike, or the perfect waves to conquer on his wind surfing board.
Jacques has been fascinated by technical innovations and emerging technologies since his childhood. Having grown up in Luxemburg, he changed his residence to Vienna to study Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Vienna, where he specialized in Power and Industrial Engineering for his Master’s degree. His expertise lies in the fields of new mobility solutions, alternative fuels and renewable energies. He desires to take part in solving the fossil fuel problem by introducing new technologies and creating innovative solutions.
In his spare time, Jacques loves riding his bike, be it in the city or in the mountains and spending time with his friends.
Rafael’s love for cars probably started with his first Bobby Car and since then never faded. Thus, it seemed predestined for him to study Automotive Engineering and Management in Munich, in order to learn how to develop, produce and sell great cars. While collecting working experience with a premium car manufacturer in Germany and the U.S., he discovered his interest in innovation, which he saw as the driving force behind all great products. In his master’s degree in Scotland and Germany Rafael therefore focussed on Innovation Management.
Rafael gained precious working experience in various departments (R&D, production, production planning) of automotive OEMs and suppliers as well as in the consulting industry. Rafael joined accilium, to utilize his knowledge about the automotive industry and his passion for cars and innovation.
In his spare time Rafael enjoys all kinds of sports and being outside, as well as celebrating his Bavarian origin with a cold beer.
Adam excels in managerial thinking and pragmatic problem-solving with a strong customer focus. During his work life, he acquired a global mindset, which enriched him with the ability to quickly switch viewpoints when handling problems. Today's opportunity of digitalization in mobility enables him to deep dive into the future of transportation.
With accilium he found a great company with strong team spirit, ready to transform every aspect of today's mobility.
Here, Adam can combine his passion for the automotive industry with new technologies and digitisation. He has strong user focus and believes, that new technologies should be invented to ease the life, not complicate it.
In his free time, he enjoys playing ball sports and reading books about psychology and human behaviour.
Lukas is an IT-Operator at accilium. While currently studying software engineering at the Vienna University of Technology, he is getting some first-hand work experience by being the contact person for all kinds of different IT-related issues.
Lukas would describe himself as a creative thinker, who is always working on improving his problem-solving skills and getting out of his comfort zone. While not yet specialised in a specific field, his interests cover a variety of areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data to Genetics and Neurosciences.
However, his interest in these topics is not limited to the technical side, but also includes the social changes that will be triggered by these technologies in the coming years and decades. Overall, he is deeply convinced that there is nothing that’s not interesting.
In his spare time, you can find Lukas socialising with his friends, backpacking around the world, coding or playing his guitar or the piano.
Christian is a business partner at accilium. While studying industrial engineering at the Vienna University of Technology, he tries to keep everything going in the background.
In recent years, he has gained experience ranging from simple things such as organizing business trips or simply helping where help is needed, to setting up and managing the IT infrastructure or financial accounting.
He loves to learn new things and very much believes that you must understand previous technologies before you can build technologies for the future.
In his spare time, he likes climbing, riding a motorcycle or just playing his guitar.
Curiosity in new trends and technologies have convinced Irina to pursue an academic career with a focus on technology and strategic innovation management. She holds a Double Master Degree from Bocconi University and Vienna University of Economics and Business. Throughout her studies Irina developed a passion for digital transformation topics especially in the fields of service and process innovation.
In addition to her academic career, Irina has gained experience in the consulting field by working on the preparation of several M&A projects, as well as, in the automotive industry by helping develop a new financial reporting tool for a multinational OEM. Over the years she has cultivated the flexibility to work in fast paced environments and the ability to quickly process complex information. One of her major focuses lies in discovering strategical and organizational efficiency potentials within organizations.
In her spare time Irina enjoys playing tennis, travelling the world and discovering new cultures.
Michael was among the first hires at accilium. He focuses on helping our customers to understand how digitalization will affect them and their business and how they can leverage the challenges they are faced with to their advantage.
He has gained experience in the areas of marketing, sales & business development in the corporate and the start-up world respectively (working on topics ranging from e-commerce, SaaS as well as sustainability). That is also the reason why he was so excited about accilium’s vision of being a platform operating at the intersection of both worlds and shaping the collaboration between players with diverse backgrounds.
Michael is interested in the question how digitalization will help to solve our current environmental challenges. Currently, he is also exploring the implications of blockchain technology.
In his spare time, you will find him driven by the wind on his kite, be it on water or snow.
Philipp is fascinated by the impact technology has on whole industries, its implications for society and how digitization will affect the way we live, work and move in the future.
At accilium Philipp combines all that with his passion for cars and his desire to work in a fast-paced environment at the forefront of innovation. Philipp previously gained experience in Process Management, Business Analysis and Test Management both in the startup environment as well as in the corporate world.
Having a background in Information Systems, Philipp thrives within the intersection of Business and IT. Utilizing his knowledge in Process Innovation, he adds his piece to the puzzle to solve our clients most pressing issues when it comes to digital transformation.
In his spare time you find him outdoors - trailrunning, climbing or kayaking