Martin Schipany has been working over 10 years for the city of Vienna in the field of communications. After serving for two years as speaker for the city counselman for city development and traffic affairs he changed into the department for press and information services. There he led the central office for city communication, planning and operating the City of Vienna’s communication. After one year as deputy head of the department he was promoted to head of the department for press and information services in 2019. Martin is specialised in strategic communication planning, media innovation management and digitization. The City of Vienna has been praised many times for it’s way of innovation by tradition: Not only being awarded the world’s most liveable city 10 times in a row, the leading Smart City in the World and a spearhead of digitization – Vienna is a social city, that leaves no one behind. Affordable municipial housing, excellent health care available to everybody and a lot of green make Vienna what it is: A place for people.