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Faculty KM Academy International

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MMag. Dr. Andreas Brandner

Founder and CEO of KMA; coach, consultant and researcher in the field of Knowledge Management. Focus on Knowledge Politics, KM Strategies and implementation of KM. Initiator of KM conferences and networks. Member of the The New Club of Paris.


Mag. Birgit Gobi

KM Region lead for Europe, Middle East & Africa and acting Global Lead at Hewlett-Packard Technology Consulting; coach and consultant in the field of Knowledge Management. Faculty member of the KM Academy since 2003.


Langston James ´Kimo´ Goree VI

Vice-President of the International Institute of Sustainable Development, Director of Reporting Services and UN Liaison. Kimo is responsible for the fundraising and overall coordination of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin and IISD’s various knowledge management products.


Prof. Dr. Stefan Güldenberg

Professor in the field of international management at the Institute for Entrepreneurship of the University of Liechtenstein. Professor Güldenberg is active as a researcher and lecturer in the areas of strategy, leadership, change management and Knowledge Management. He has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University and was awarded the KM Award in 2011.


Dipl.-soc. Oliver Haas

Oliver Haas has been working in the field of international cooperation since 2001. At the moment he is heading the Competence Center for Information and Knowledge Management at GIZ – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH.


Univ.-Doz. Dr. Michael Heiss

Michael Heiss is responsible for the global Open Innovation Networks of Siemens AG, where he initiated and implemented the global social media platform Siemens-TechnoWeb. As a scientist he teaches at the Technical University of Vienna.


Prof. Dipl.-Inf. Günter Koch

General Secretary of the New Club of Paris, a global think tank for the knowledge economy. Partner of KMA. Earlier he was CEO of the European Software Institute and of the Austrian Institute of Technology, where he implemented the first Knowledge Report, which has become a standard for all universities in Austria.


Prof. Dr. Andrey Kosilov

Specialist at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); author of many safety standards in Knowledge Management; outstanding expert in safety-critical aspects related to Knowlege Management and in Knowledge Capturing Techniques.


Christos Kostopoulos, PhD

Christos Kostopoulos is a Senior Economist and Cluster Leader for Knowledge Management and Practices at the World Bank. He works in the central Knowledge and Learning unit where he is responsible for the preparation of the World Bank’s Second Knowledge Report on mobilizing knowledge for development.


Mag. Rudi Krcma

Rudi Krcma has been a Partner of KMA since 2005, acting as a coach and consultant in Knowledge Management. For many years he held management positions at Hewlett-Packard as Knowledge Manager, Quality Manager and Business Developer.

Prof. Dr. Klaus North

Klaus North teaches International Business Management at Wiesbaden Business School, Germany. He holds 15 years of practical experience in Organizational Development and Management Consultancy worldwide, for instance at the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Götz Piwinger

Götz is the founder and CEO of Orgabrain a KM Consulting and IT Company providing integrated solutions for Knowledge Management, Learning Management and Information Management.

Dr. Charles Savage

Dr. Savage is the president of Knowledge Era Enterprising. He authored „Fifth Generation Management“ in 1996, which has been re-printed in several new additions and has since become a global standard on Knowledge Networking. Dr. Savage works as a coach and KM consultant in the US, Europe and Asia and used to serve in management-level posts at various international enterprises. Founder of the World Café, recipient of the 2010 KM Award and member of The New Club of Paris.


Ugo Ugbor, PhD

Ugo Ugbor is a Knowledge Management Specialist at the IAEA and is responsible for the e-Learning Platform. He has published the first book on Knowledge Management in International Organizations and teaches at multiple universities on International KM.


Galina Voytsehovska

Consultant in the Human Development Network (HDN) of the World Bank, Washington, DC. Galina has been working at the World Bank for almost 15 years as an Education and Human Development Specialist and Knowledge Management Expert.


Prof. Dr. Yanko Yanev

Yanko Yanev headed the Nuclear Knowledge Management Unit at the IAEA for more than 10 years and received the Knowledge Management Award in 2010. He currently serves as CEO of the Nuclear Knowledge Management Institute.