Martins Fosleitners

Martin Foessleitner (Austria)

The leader of the jury of the National Design Award of Latvia, holds MA in Business Administration and has 10 years of management experience in a global Japanese digital imaging company – first as a Product Manager in Eastern Europe and later, as Marketing Director in Austria, before he founded hi-pe.at in 1999. hi-pe.at is a design studio applying information and universal design for municipalities, industrial enterprises and non-profit organizations. He serves as an Executive Board member of Universal design e.V Weimar and IIID (the International Institute for Information Design), in addition to being the Secretary of BEDA.
Martin Foessleitner teaches at various universities including the Sigmund Freud Privat Universität in Vienna and the Art Academy in Riga.
Passionate about Japanese aesthetics and Italian espresso.