Christopher Lindinger

Christopher Lindinger

Co-DirectorArs Electronica Futurelab Austria

Christopher Lindinger studied Computer Science at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz and Cultural Management in Salzburg. He worked as a scientist in the field of Supercomputer-Visualizing in Chicago and for the computer-games-industry. Due to his activities in the fields of new technologies, digital culture and arts he has been connected to Ars Electronica since 1997.As the Co-Director of the Ars Electronica Futurelab he is responsible for the area of research and innovation. His work is characterized by cooperations with international partners with whom he develops entrepreneurial innovation strategies or shifts concepts and trends of radical innovations for social future scenarios. Lindinger has worked together with large companies like AUDI, Toshiba, Vodafone, Honda Robotics and Nokia in the past few years, and recently with a strong emphasis on the topic of self-driving cars together with Mercedes-Benz.Beyond that he advises local authorities and government institutions on the formation and development of a creative industry and lectures at several European universities.