WSA mobile Event Team

Chairman, World Summit Award

CEO and Chief Researcher, Research Studios Austria Forschungsgesellschaft

Prof DDr Peter A Bruck studied law, economics, sociology and communications at the universities of Vienna, Iowa and McGill. He holds doctorates in law and communications and has taught at universities in Canada, the US and Western Europe plus Israel and Poland. He has more than 25 years experience in research, university teaching and information technologies in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Portugal, the US and Canada. 

NORA WOLLOCH - Project  Management

Nora Wolloch holds a Diploma in German Literature. Since 2005, she worked as a Production Manager for various international Theater Festivals, as Wiener Festwochen, Linz 2009 European Capital of Culture or Salzburgfestival. Nora joined the ICNM Team in November 2010 as Event & Project Manager for the WSA and WSA-mobile.

MANUELA WAGNER - Network Development & Communications

Manuela Wagner holds a masters degree in psychology. Since 2009, she worked as Education Manager for the BFI Salzburg. Before she worked as Event manager for the Salzburg Global Seminar. Manuela joined the ICNM Team in April 2013. Her main focus is the Network Development and Communications.

ERMINO LAUDANI - Project Assistant (EVS)

Erminio studied Political Sciences at the university of Pavia. He did an internship in England in the field of marketing and he had some experiences in the communication field in Italy. He joined the ICNM team in September 2014 in the framework of the EU Program European Volunteer System.

BIRGIT BERGER - Project Controlling

Birgit holds a master degree in organizational development from the University Klagenfurt. She was the project manager of the Austrian State Prize for Multimedia & e-Business from 1998-2001 and has already worked for ICNM from 2002-2006. For the last years, she was responsible for marketing and events for the Research Studios Austria. In December 2010, she took over the project controlling for ICNM projects.

BIRGIT KOLB - Project Manager European Youth Award

Birgit manages the European Youth Award, a pan-European Award for young social entrepreneurs.
At the WSA-mobile Global Congress Birgit will support the WSA team.

GEMMA PALACIO | Project Assistant World Summit Youth Award (EVS)

Gemma will join the WSA team to support us at the WSA-mobile Global Congress


Photographer/ Video
Philipp is a student of Multi Media Art in Salzburg and will be working with the WSA team for the fitth time. Together with Hai-Dang Tran, Philipp will be responsible of documenting the WSA-mobile Winners' Events by taking pictures and producing a best-of video. 

Photographer / Video


KHALED AL SHEIKH – Government Engagement Manager

Khaled Al Sheikh is the Government Engagement Manager for the Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the Information and Communications Technology authority of Abu Dhabi Emirate. He possesses 13 years of applied and supervisory experience in the ICT field.

RANI SADDI - PR & Communication Manager

Mr. Saddi holds a B.A. in Marketing w/minor in Business Management (Lebanese American University). He has 9 years experience in the marketing/advertising/communications fields.

MOHAMED AL-MARAR - PR & Communication Officer

Mr. Al Marar holds a B.A. in Management Information Systems. He worked in Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority for 4 years in International promotion conducting exhibitions, workshop, etc. He has 6 years Experience in Marketing & Promotion.