DI Peter Klugar

Chairman of the Board ÖBB Holding AG, born: 1949. until 1978: study at Technical University of Graz, Industrial Engineering. Several activities in the construction industry nationally and internationally. Since 1978: ÖBB; 1988-1991: Federal ministry of Transport; 1991-1992: Head of Road-Transport-Services ÖBB; from 1995: Head of division Network; 1999-2002: CEO Schieneninfrastruktur-finanzierungsgesellschaft (SCHIG); 2004: Chairman of the Board ÖBB-Infrastruktur Betrieb AG; 2007: Member of the Board ÖBB-Holding AG; 2008: Chairman of the Board ÖBB-Holding AG

Alexander Luckow

born 61, studied in the USA, at the Chelsea School of Art and at the London College of Printing. Working as Designer and Art Director in London, Italy, Berlin and Prag. 1998 - 2002 Creative Director at Enterprise IG in Hamburg. Since 2006 operating the Brandcreation KG, with branches in Vienna, Berlin and Hamburg, together with Michael Nouri. Emphasis on branding, identity design, speeches. Teaching at Design Factory Int. Hamburg (associate professor), BTK Berlin, Universtät Wien (Inst. f. Publizistik).

Maga Gabriele Lutter

is Spokesperson of the Board of Managementof the ÖBB-Personenverkehr AG. Herarea of responsibility includes urban, suburban and regional transport, intercity operations, marketing and customer service, quality management, strategic corporate development, communications and lobbying. Her career started in 1987 at the head office of the ÖBB , followed by work for the Ministry of Science and Transport and commercial power of attorney at the Schienen-Control GmbH.

Dr. Klaus Schierhackl

born 1968 in Mödling, Austria started his career at the department for organisational development at MAN AG in Munich and worked in the field of logistical management consultancy. In 1997 he was appointed head of section for toll collection at the ASFINAG. Between January 2005 and February 2008 he was CEO of the ASFINAG Maut Service GmbH. Since October 2007 he is member of the board responsible for toll collection, funding, international matters and Corporate Services.

Lars Thomsen

is one of the most influential experts in trend und future research in Europe. Like no other, he highlights the chances in the areas of energy and mobility and the connected sectors and fields of knowledge and offers fascinating insight into the tipping points and mega-trends of the coming 520 weeks. In 2001 he founded the think tank future matters in Munich and Zürich, who supports numerous companies and institutions in strategic, opportunity-oriented development.

DI. Dr. Stefan Wehinger

is board member and CEO of the WESTbahn Management GmbH, the first operational subsidiary company of the RAIL Holding AG.  In the course of the liberalisation of railway operations,  from December 2011 on WESTbahn will offer a hourly intercity train service between Vienna and Salzburg and therefore will form one of the first private train operators in Austria.