Univ-Prof. Dr. Manfred Tscheligi is one of the key persons involved in developing the field, a distinguished speaker at conferences, workshops, tutorials and seminars, and the author of many publications. He has been initiating and managing a broad variety of research and industrial projects and initiatives within Austria and on the international level. Being a member of various national and international expert, advisory, and conference committees (e.g., CHI conference series, Mobile HCI conference series, Human-Robot Interaction conference series), his work is based mainly on the interdisciplinary synergy of different fields to enrich the interaction between humans and systems. Dr. Tscheligi holds a Master’s Degree in Business Informatics and a PhD in Social and Economic Science with a specialization in Applied Computer Science. Since coming to Salzburg he has been holding several positions in relation to the development of the research group on Human-Computer Interaction (e.g. (Co)-Director of the former ICT&S Center, Co-Head of the Department of Computer Sciences). In an established cooperation he is also heading the Center for Technology Experience at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Vienna.