Futurist, Author, Speaker, Consultant
Christoph Santner started his career as a TV- and radio-journalist in 1984 in Austria and Germany and specialised on the topics of future and innovation. Over the years he has interviewed over 2,000 inspiring people from around the world including: visionaries, futurists, activists, entrepreneurs, artists and scientists. He also recently visited 30 future labs and co-creation-centers of leading companies.
Christoph organizes future camps and future-focused conferences like the WeimarerVisionen and the InnovationBoostCamp. With RealMakers.org he provides a platform where people from all walks of life have the opportunity to support each other in realizing their projects, ideas and visions. RealMakers also organises conferences where entrepreneurs have the chance to present their projects in front of a panel of investors, managers, journalists and experts from various fields with the aim of arousing both interest and support. As an innovation consultant he has worked for companies like: Sixt, BMW / BMWi, Audi, VW, European Patent Office, various financial institutions and for organisations with a focus on environmental and social matters.
Christoph is an active speaker and moderator for future- and innovation conferences around the world. In summary Christoph´s passions lie in encouraging individuals and companies not only to be inspired and excited about innovations but also to embrace their future. Because our future becomes what WE make of it!