Leo Bauernberger, MBA was born on February 3rd, 1962 in Bad Zell in Upper Austria. He gained international professional experience in hotel management at the Hilton Group, before moving on in 1987 to the consulting field with Tourism Team Austria. From 1989 to 1996, Bauernberger was employed by the Austrian National Tourist Office in a wide variety of positions, both domestically and abroad. He has been with the Salzburg State Board of Tourism since 1996, which he leads as Managing Director since 2002. Bauernberger holds a degree in advertising and marketing from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and is a graduate of the “International Executive MBA in General Management” program at the Salzburg Management and Business School (Salzburg University). He is married and father of two sons. Die nationale und internationale Vermarktung des SalzburgerLandes als unverwechselbare Ganzjahresdestination ist Kernaufgabe der SalzburgerLand Tourismus GmbH. Mit umfangreichen Marketingaktivitäten gelingt es, immer mehr Menschen von einem Urlaub im SalzburgerLand zu begeistern.