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Nikolaus Futter

Managing director

Nikolas Futter

Nikolaus Futter and his brother Hermann have been managing directors of the Comass-Group, a leading information provider in Austria, since 1999.

Apart from this role, he has performed and performs a range of other functions, including:

  • Member of the board of Internetoffensive Österreich and responsible for the portfolio of culture and media
     

  • Managing director of punkt.wien GmbH (since 2011)
     

  • Member of the board of ISPA and head of the working group Infonomics and e-Government (since 2005)
     

  • Managing director of CYAN Mobile Security GmbH (since 2011)
     

  • Director of EASDP [European Association of Search and Database Publishing (2006 - 2010)]
     

  • Managing director of GenSoup GmbH (since 2014)
     

  • Member and management of the Public Affairs Committee of SIINDA [Search & Information Industry Association formerly EASDP (since 2014)]
     

  • Chairman of the PSI Alliance (since 2008)
     

  • Active contribution to shaping the Austrian position on the PSI (Public Sector Information) directive
     

  • Member of the Expert Group of the European Commission on the topic of "Media Literacy"

He is also a speaker at a range of conferences, including the Alpbach Technology Symposium.

Nikolaus Futter is married and the father of two children.