Mag. Matthias Fitzthum
The passionate regatta sailor and skier comes from a Salzburg entrepreneurial family, has studied Commercial Science at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, worked many years successfully abroad and has been in charge of Premium- and Luxury brands for over 25 years. Matthias has founded own corporations in Germany, Austria, France and Russia.
The former skiing instructor has worked as a Graphic Designer and Art Director since 1990, amongst other things for Demner & Merlicek, Strobelgasse and Wunderman Vienna. Max is winner of numerous awards, including the bronze Cannes Direct Lion, various CCA Veneri, the Golden Advertising Festival Award (Paris), the German Dialogue Marketing Prize, Impactissimo, various Columbus Awards, various Werbe-EDwards, the Lester Wunderman CEO Achievement Award and the Gustav Klimt Prize. We are proud to have Max on board since 2006 as Creative Director of LA VELA.
Daniel Keiper-Knorr, lic.rer.pol.
A native of the province of Vorarlberg and ski racer with an entrepreneurial family background, Daniel has many years of experience and a large network on the German, Austrian and Swiss media market, in Private Banking and Equity Trading. Since 2000, Daniel has been one of the key players on the Mobile Content Market, he has found and invested into several startups. As Co-CEO of the Business-Angels-Funds "Speedinvest", he has his fingers on the pulse of time. Daniel is Head of our Experts' Network and contributes his know-how to individual projects.