The management team consists of executives from various industries and services, who together decide on the strategic direction of Fluidtime. The management team is responsible for strategic issues such as corporate and product development, marketing, financing and partnerships, and encourages our experienced employees to work together to meet all requirements and turn the ideas of our customers and partners into reality. We work together to make their mobility projects as well as Fluidtime more successful in the long run.
On behalf of the entire Fluidtime team we would like to introduce our management:
Michael Kieslinger is CEO of Fluidtime Data Services GmbH, which he founded in Vienna in 2004. The IT company develops intelligent solutions for the mobility and traffic sector and is now Austria’s leading and internationally recognized provider of MaaS solutions. Under his leadership, the company has grown steadily. Before founding Fluidtime, Kieslinger was Associate Professor at the Interaction Design Institute in Ivrea, Italy, from 2001 to 2004, where he was responsible for research and teaching in the field of service design. Previously, he worked for several years at the Royal Institute of Technology in the area of Human Computer-Music Interaction. Michael Kieslinger has extensive experience in the management of research and industry projects as well as in the conception and design of interactive information services. He regularly shares his knowledge as a guest speaker at numerous national and international events. He studied interaction design at the Royal College of Art in London and computer music and electronic media at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.
Rita Landauer-Brandl is Managing Director and, as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all operational and commercial matters of the company. Apart from being in charge of the different project teams and the projects themselves, a major focus of her duties is the internal implementation of the business strategy. She is also responsible for organisational and procedural optimisation, financial agendas and HR. Rita Landauer-Brandl has many years of experience in management as well as extensive knowledge in organizational development, change management processes as well as project and process management. She studied international business management at the University of Vienna.
As Head of Sales, Vlad Marica is responsible for the sustainable growth of the company. Among his responsibilities are the acquisition of new customers, the generation of leads and opportunities as well as the development of a partner network consisting of transport operators, mobility providers as well as relevant service providers. He also represents the company at events and trade fairs. Vlad has gained experience in the arts, aviation and entertainment industries, where he has led several transnational projects. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Vienna University of Technology, where he specialized in computational fluid dynamics and green energy.
As Head of Marketing & Customer Relationships, Stefanie Pichler designs Fluidtime’s communication and accompanying marketing measures to consolidate its market presence in the long term. She organizes events such as the Fluidtime MaaS Symposium and is the contact person for media, conferences and trade fairs. It supports existing customers in planning and implementing marketing activities to increase app user numbers and publicize mobility projects. In addition, she maintains initial contact and establishes relationships with potential customers. Previously, Stefanie Pichler worked for several years as a PR consultant for corporate communications in the energy, industry and FMCG sectors. She studied Journalism and Communication Sciences at the University of Vienna and studied one year abroad at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.