For more than 20 years Lothar has been dedicated to sales and business development of high-tech products. As a sales executive and member of the global leadership team at Plasser&Theurer he was responsible for global sales, sales strategy, distribution channels, and new business models.
In leading cross-cultural teams, Lothar largely contributed to PT’s position as innovative and successful global champion in the heavy machinery and railway industry. Lothar combines a technical education with studies in international marketing & business, and received a doctorate degree (PhD) from WU Vienna. He is a lecturer, mentor for start-ups and speaks frequently at international conferences.
Together with his family, he took some time out in California in early 2020 and dived into the tech and start-up scene in Silicon Valley. Back in Austria, he joined Novid20, a non-profit organization developing technologies to break Covid-19 infection chains, where he was responsible for building a global presence. He founded explorvent and serves technology-driven customers globally through guiding innovation programs and global sales.
Vienna University of Economics and Business
Doctor (PhD) in Social and Economic Science
Master (MSc), International Management and Marketing
Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Exchange program, MBA & undergraduate classes
Technical College Eisenstadt
Mechanical Engineering and Material Science