IMC Alumni Ambassadors

Alumni der IMC FH Krems weltweit vernetzt

Seit dem Studienjahr 2014/15 gibt es diese neue Initiative, die darauf abzielt die „EXPATS“ unter den IMC Alumni noch enger zu vernetzen und neuen Alumni, bzw. Studierenden (im Practical Training bzw. Applied Training and Research Semester) als Mentorin/bzw. Mentor in gewissen Bereichen zur Verfügung zu stehen. So entstehen weltweit kleine „IMC Krems Hubs“. Die Tätigkeit als IMC Alumni Ambassador wird ehrenamtlich durchgeführt.

IMC Alumni Ambassadors Information

IMC Alumni Ambassador Baku

Fidan Ismael

Name: Fidan Ismayilova
Graduate of: Tourism and Leisure Management (ATMU Baku)
City|Country: Baku|Azerbaijan
Profession: JW Marriott Hotel

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Motivation: “I decided to take over the responsibilities because IMC changed my life through changing the way I am looking at things and the way I am accepting life. Everything became easier. If before IMC I was running from problems, after I became a problem solver. If before I was waiting for opportunities, after I started to create opportunities myself. I spent amazing years in Baku and Krems. IMC members all over the world became my family. I am happy and proud to represents all IMC alumni in the “land of fire” and I will make sure that our family is developing non-stop."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Baku Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Barcelona

Alexander Schlacher -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Barcelona

Name: Alexander Schlacher
Graduate of: Tourism and Leisure Management
City|Country: Barcelona|Spain
Profession: International Sales at European University

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Motivation: “The main reason to assume the extraordinary opportunity to become an IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador is the chance to reconnect with former study peers, gain new connections with students who studied at our outstanding institution and offer my existing networks, knowledge and expertise to students, alumni and faculty of IMC Krems as well as its stakeholders.”

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Barcelona Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Berlin

Lilian Ong Berlin

Name: Lilian Ong
Graduate of: Unternehmensführung für KMU (MA)               
City|Country: Berlin|Germany
Profession: CEO of EinsA Sprachinstitut Berlin

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Motivation:“ I am a highly motivated master graduate in Berlin who is keen on bringing the IMC Krems expat community in Berlin closer together."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Berlin Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Brussels

Name: Katrin Erben 
Graduate of: Tourism and Leisure Management 
City|Country: Brussels|Belgium 
Profession: Press & Marketing Responsible | Austrian National Tourist Office

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Motivation: "Not only do I think that IMC alumni can support each other through an international network in a very professional way, I believe devoutly that the IMC spirit goes beyond that. I experienced my time in Krems as very enriching - strongly because of the people I met during these years - and I will try my best to create a certain IMC atmosphere also in Belgium."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Brussels Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Caucasus

Nicole Maria Bauer -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Moscow

Name: Nicole Maria Bauer
Graduate of: Export-oriented Management
City|Country: Caucasus|Russia
Profession: Regional Manager South Caucasus at Hilfswerk Austria International

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IMC Alumni Ambassador Chicago, North America and Canada

Name: Patrick Veigel
Graduate of: Export-oriented Management
City|Country: Chicago | United States
Profession: Project Manager

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Motivation: "Participation creates community, community creates opportunities. Thus, I am thrilled to promote our IMC community through events and outreach in Chicago and beyond. Let’s come together to share experiences, exchange ideas, have enriching conversations and making new friends in this part of the world!"

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Chicago & North America Chapter on LinkedIn.

IMC Alumni Ambassador Dubai

Markus Susilo

Name: Markus Susilo
Graduate of: Export Oriented Management
City|Country: Dubai| United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Profession: Partner – Crowe Horwath – DWC

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Motivation: "Dear Alumni, for me networking is an essential aspect of life in Dubai and the UAE. I am looking forward to meeting other IMC Alumni living in Dubai, the other Emirates as well as the GCC region in the next Alumni Reunion in Dubai. In addition, I am also more than happy to support recent graduates or students on the lookout for job and internship opportunities in this fast growing city."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) Chapter on LinkedIn.

IMC Alumni Ambassador Dublin

Karin Krainer -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Dublin

Name: Karin Krainer
Graduate of: Export-oriented Management, Marketing & Sales 
City|Country: Dublin|Ireland
Profession: Business Relationship Consultant at Oracle EMEA 

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Motivation: " Dear students and alumni,
networking  is crucial to launching or to boosting your career and, therefore, I am very excited to establish an alumni network here in beautiful Dublin – the “Silicon Valley of Europe”. I am looking forward to exchanging professional experiences, but also to engaging in social activities and drinking a pint or two to our great memories of our time at the IMC Krems. Of course, I am also available for soon-to-be graduates in case they seek a job opportunity in Dublin - especially within the exciting and growing IT industry. "

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Dublin Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Glasgow

Kimberly Simlinger -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Glasgow

Name: Kimberly Simlinger
Graduate of: Business Administration and E-Business Management, International Business and Export Management 
City|Country: Glasgow|Scotland
Profession: Support Analyst at McLaran Software

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Motivation: "Hi there. My name is Kimberly and I moved to Cambridge right after my graduation in July 2014. After a fantastic year in the university town, I decided to take a new challenge up North. As the new IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador for Glasgow, I am looking forward to meeting many of you in Scotland! When you are in a foreign country - no matter how close to Austria - you’re always happy to meet fellow Austrians and especially IMC Krems alumni. By volunteering, I hope to create a great network which allows us to meet, have a good time and provide future alumni with some essential survival tips for the UK."

IMC Alumni Ambassador Graz

Name: Stefanie Hofer
Graduate of: Tourism and Leisure Management, Marketing and Sales
City|Country: Graz|Styria
Profession: Marketing Zirbenland Steiermark

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Motivation: "In my opinion, Networking is NOT about who you know, it is about who knows you. It is NOT just about showing up to organised events, it is about involvement, exchanging experiences, getting to know each other, step into someone's shoes and profit from the know-how of others. I am very proud to be the IMC Fachhochschule Krems Alumni Ambassador for Styria – the green heart of Austria – and moreover, looking forward to meet the IMC Alumni living and working in the most beautiful part of Austria, where pumpkin seed oil and “Welschriesling” are among basic staple foods"

IMC Alumni Ambassador Hamburg

Ruth Steimann -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Hamburg

Name: Ruth Steimann 
Graduate of: Tourism and Leisure Management
Profession: Head of Purchasing and Key Account Management at the Hamburg Tourist Board  
City|Country: Hamburg|Germany

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Motivation: "Dear IMC Krems alumni, I am happy to welcome you in Hamburg - the 2nd biggest city in Germany and the„door to the world“ as we proudly call it here. A long tradition of trade and shipping has always ensured a climate of openness to the world. I am very honoured to be the IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador for my adopted home town Hamburg and look forward to meeting and greeting many of you! I would like to build a strong network, exchange views and contacts and most important to make you feel at home here in the North of Germany."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Hamburg Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Linz

Testimonial Andreas Diensthuber

Name: Andreas Diensthuber
Graduate of: Business Administration
City|Country: Linz|Upper Austria
Profession: Solgenium OG

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IMC Alumni Ambassador London

Thomas Tuschek - IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador London

Name: Thomas Tuschek
Graduate of: Tourism Management and Leisure Management  
City|Country: London|Great Britain
Profession: Senior Project Management at Tuschek Consulting

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Motivation: “My motivation comes from people I deal with who show passion, enthusiasm and love for what they do and the mannerof  how they do it in every single part of their daily lives despite the challenges and hurdles life presents sometimes.”

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network London Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Madrid

Caroline McKim White -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Madrid

Name: Caroline McKim White
Graduate of: Tourism & Leisure Management
City|Country: Madrid|Spain
Profession: Marketing & Sales at Hewlett-Packard

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Motivation: "Hola from Madrid! I am very proud to be the IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador for my current hometown Madrid, which recently ranked as the  world’s 5th most desirable city to work in. Madrid is a pulsating, modern city where making contacts and networking is part of the lifestyle and I am very much looking forward to meeting and networking with all the alumni that live here, make new friends, share ideas and be the contact person for students that are looking for new opportunities in Madrid. Please feel free to contact me and see you soon. ¡Hasta luego! "

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Madrid Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Moscow

Christoph Pfeifer

Name: Christoph Pfeifer
Graduate of: Export-oriented Management (BA), Export-oriented Management (MA)
City|Country: Moscow|Russia 
Profession: Deputy Head of Trade Section – Austrian Embassy / Advantage Austria Moscow

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Motivation: "Especially in complex and changing times it is essential to bring the right people together, share experiences and approaches to challenges as well as build the networks for the future."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Moscow Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador München

Stefanie Zimmerer -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Munich

Name: Stefanie Zimmerer
Graduate of: Betriebswirtschaft für das Gesundheitswesen
City|Country: Munich|Germany 

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Motivation: "I am very happy to be the bridge between IMC Krems and the IMC Krems Alumni in Munich and I will do my best to stay in touch with IMC Krems regarding any news from the capital of Bavaria".

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Munich Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Paris

Andrea Roig

Name: Andrea Roig
Graduate of: Tourism and Leisure Management
City I Country: Paris I France
Profession: Directrice Commerciale Infopro International

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If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Paris Chapter on LinkedIn.

IMC Alumni Ambassador Salzburg

Vera Palkowitsch -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Salzburg

Name: Vera Palkowitsch
Graduate of: Betriebswirtschaft für das Gesundheitswesen
City|Country: Salzburg|Austria
Profession: Key Account Manager Customer Services at Sony DADC Austria AG

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Motivation: "Dear IMC Krems Alumni in Salzburg! I’m very pleased to be the Alumni Ambassador for the region around Salzburg and I am really looking forward to meeting many great IMC Krems alumni. As you might know from personal experience, creating networks is one of the key factors in private and professional life. Thus, I would be happy to create a network in the area around here to get in touch with new people, exchange business experience, make new friends and share memories of the time in Krems."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Salzburg Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Shanghai

Name: Lisa-Maria Kronreif
Graduate of: Export-oriented Management
City|Country: Shanghai|China
Profession: Deputy Head, ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Shanghai

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Motivation: "Internationalization, networking and bringing people together is part of my daily work. So it is only natural that I want to do all this as an alumni ambassador as well. I have enjoyed my time as a student at the IMC Krems very much and being an alumni ambassador gives me the chance to stay in touch with my alma mater, profit from the know-how of others and share experiences of my own. Especially when being far away from home, it is great to meet people with the same background and similar interests."

If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Shanghai Chapter on LinkedIn. 

IMC Alumni Ambassador Verona

Thomas Stadler - IMC Alumni Ambassador Verona

Name: Thomas Stadler
Graduate of: Unternehmensführung und E-Business Management
City I Country: Verona I Italy
Profession: Property Director Aldi Italia

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Motivation: Dear Alumni, I am very proud to volunteer as an IMC ambassador in Verona. I am looking forward to get to know other IMC Alumni, have a good time together - simply to build a great network here in Italy. I am also available for job opportunities within the Aldi network and always up for a good conversation.

If you currently live in the city, just contact me.

IMC Alumni Ambassador Vienna

Ruth Gabler -  IMC Krems Alumni Ambassador Frankfurt

Name: Ruth Gabler (former Pollak)
Graduate of: Business Administration and E-Business Management at IMC Krems
City|Country: Vienna|Austria 
Profession: Self-employed Strategy and Fundraising Consultant

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Motivation: "Hello from Vienna,  I am very much looking forward to connecting our alumni in and around the most cosmopolitan city of Austria, Vienna. I am honored to be the IMC Alumni Ambassador for my current hometown. As a former student and employee at IMC Krems, I look forward to connecting many great alumni, that are making a difference all around the world. No matter if you are active in tourism, export or other business related areas, once in the IMC Krems network, you can always count on a friendly smile and face around the world!"

IMC Alumni Ambassador Zurich

Name: Marlene Amon
Graduate of: Tourism Management & Leisure Management
City|Country: Zurich|Switzerland
Profession: Strategic Meeting Management at Biogen International GmbH

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Motivation: "Grüezi from Switzerland! It is a pleasure and honor to take on the role of the IMC Alumni Lady Ambassador Zurich/Switzerland, and to organize regular Get-Together/Networking events and dinners in Zürich. I have always been a very proud IMC Alumna and participating in the Zurich chapter the last years, has always given me the sense of “home-coming” to Krems. I look very much forward to meeting the IMC Alumni living in Switzerland at annual/semi-annual meetings and to continue building a strong, yet joyful, fun network, remembering the good old days in Krems and share ideas, experiences and best practices on our current careers."

 Please contact me if you would like to join the Network.

 If you currently live in the city, join the IMC Alumni Network Zurich Chapter on LinkedIn.