Andrea Kostner is a senior member of the department Business Development & Strategic Partnership at the Vienna Tourist Board. She’s responsible for the field of Future Business & New Technologies and therefore takes care of the evaluation and implementation of new technologies within the company. In adition she advises and supports the departments in the implementation of new technologies, thus expediting the digitization of the organization.
Kostner studied Communication and Politics at the University of Vienna. During her professional career she worked as a journalist and PR manager for various media and other companies in Austria, Germany and the UK.
Andrea Kostner has been working for the Vienna Tourist Board in various positions since 2006. Before joining the department Business Development & Strategic Partnership in 2018, Kostner was the Deputy Director of the department Content Management and Production where she was responsible for all online and offline content as well as the digital and future media strategy. In 2010 she developed the social media and mobile web strategy and implemented social media guidelines for the employees at the Vienna Tourist Board. Andrea Kostner has held many presentations on various topics at international conferences and is a guest lecturer at different Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria.