Registration Office: Handelsgericht Wien
VAT Number: ATU64547958
Built on 15 years of R&D into semantic technologies for Web intelligence and visual analytics applications, webLyzard is an Austrian SME founded in 2008. A strong track record of research funding from national and European programs – including the 7th Framework Program (FP7) and Horizon 2020 – and a large number of successful reference projects for international clients reflect webLyzard’s technology leadership and a consistent high rate of innovation.
Prof Dr Arno Scharl is the Managing Director of webLyzard technology and also heads the Department of New Media Technology at MODUL University Vienna. Prior to his current appointments, he held professorships at the University of Western Australia and Graz University of Technology, was a Key Researcher at the Austrian Competence Center for Knowledge Management, and a Visiting Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley. He completed his doctoral research and habilitation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Additionally, he holds a PhD and MSc from the University of Vienna, Department of Sports Physiology.
Prof Dr Albert Weichselbraun is a Professor of Information Science at the University of Applied Sciences Chur. He held a position as an Associated Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Western Australia. His habilitation thesis focused on “Automated Structuring and Analysis of Electronic Content through Ontologies and Semantic Methods”. Dr Weichselbraun leads webLyzard’s technical development, with a special focus on the analytical methods involved. Apart from his academic work he actively participates in the improvement of related open-source products.