"Experience takes more than it gives."
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Dr. Thomas Weichselbaumer

Management Consultant, Innovation Consultant, Lektor, Trainer, Coach

Fields of activity

For many years Thomas Weichselbaumer has been dealing specifically with the topic of innovation in various forms. He accompanies innovation-, organizational development and strategy projects with modern models and methods and also offers moderation/facilitation, training and coaching.
  • IInnovation consulting and strategy
    Development of innovations, strategy, product-, service and business model development, customer experience design, digitalization, positioning and branding processes, evaluation of business models, entrepreneurship, project implementation
  • Innovation processes and culture
    Design of innovation systems, development of tailor-made innovation processes, establishment of an innovation culture
  • Moderation
    Design and moderation of strategy processes and team workshops, support of working groups and project teams
  • Change processes / organizational development
    Design and implementation of organizational development projects
  • Agile Methods
    Application and implementation of agile methods (e.g. Design-Thinking, Effectuation, Lean Innovation) for innovation projects or organizations in general
  • Coaching
    Executive coaching
  • Trainings and seminars
    On innovation competence, change, agile methods, creativity, “Thinking out often he box” and much more

Customers and lines of business

Thomas Weichselbaumer works for organizations of various industries and sizes. From financial service providers to NGOs, from listed companies to start-ups.
  • Industry
    AECOM, ACO Entwässerungstechnik, Agrana, ANDRITZ, BMW, Brugg Pipesystems, Daikin, EVVA Sicherheitstechnologie, Lenzing AG, LogServ, Mondi, Netze Baden Württemberg, Primetals Technologies, Rhomberg Bau, Roche, Siemens, Spitz, Tyrolit, voestalpine Stahl
  • Hi-Tech
    ecop Technologies, nexus / easyname, woom Bikes
  • Services and support
    ASFINAG, Archiversum, Austrian Airlines, BMD Systemhaus, Roland Berger, Brandstätter Verlag, City Airport Train (CAT), Family Austria, Vienna International Airport, Institut für Empirische Sozialforschung (IFES), Mediaprint, ÖBB, Rubikon Werbeagentur, T-Mobile, Tourismusverband Velden, Urlaub am Bauernhof, Wincor Nixdorf, Wirtschaftsagentur Wien
  • Finance
    apoBank, Bank Austria, Erste Bank, Niederösterreichische Versicherung
  • Retail
    baumax, Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte (BSH), Intersport Eybl, neckermann, Sport 2000
  • Social Profit
    Caritas Oberösterreich, Lebenshilfe Wien, Psychosoziale Zentren Niederösterreich
  • Education
    FH des BFI Wien, FH Oberösterreich, FH Wien der WKW, Katholisches Bildungswerk OÖ, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft, Ramsauergymnasium
  • Public authorities
    Arbeiterkammer OÖ, Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich, Bundesministerium für Finanzen, Gemeinde St. Johann in Tirol, Magistratsabteilung 23 (Stadt Wien), Magistrat Linz, Wirtschaftskammer Steiermark

Extended consultant profile

Born 1971 in Upper Austria, studied journalism and communication science (focus on interpersonal communication and media economics) and German language and literature, numerous further education courses (e.g. systemic organizational development, certified coach according to ISO 17024, innovation), lecturer at several universities of applied sciences. Several years of management and leadership experience and activity in consulting companies, 2004 foundation of the innovation consultancy “Pioniergeist Consulting”, foundation of his own start-up in 2011, from 2015 network partner of Trigon, since 2017 partner at Trigon. Lives in Vienna. Loves the mountains, especially in winter.

Trigon Themen 01/2016: Sich neu erfinden

Trigon Themen 01/2017: Innovationssysteme agil gestalten – Praxisbeispiel aus einer sozialen Organisation

Trigon Themen 03/2018: Digitalisierung und Prozessberatung  – Strategie- und Innovationsentwicklung in disruptiven Settings