SpecialityWorking in the field of digital transformation in the public sector, NGOs and SMEs
Christian Rupp has been working in the field of digital transformation in the public sector, NGOs and SMEs for more than 30 years.
He was responsible for SME-DIGITAL as well as Spokesperson of the Austrian Federal Platform DIGITAL AUSTRIA and Federal Executive Secretary for eGovernment from 2003 till end 2018. From 2019 onward he is Chief Innovation Officer in the Joint eGovernment and Open Data Lab in Germany as well as Board Member of the National E-Government Centre in Berlin.
Christian has successfully advised more than a dozen countries worldwide on digitisation strategies and has been a university lecturer for eCommerce and eGovernment for over 20 years.
He is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker and author of over 30 publications. In 2013 he was awarded with Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria by the Austrian Federal President.