Born and based in Vienna, Martin Foessleitner holds an MA in Business Administration. He worked as marketing director in a Japanese digital imaging company, before he founded hi-pe.at in 1999. The company‘s work applies information design in community building, conference-design and business communications. He teaches Information Design at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna.
Martin is a board member of designaustria and the International Institute for Information Design (IIID) and organized the inaugural IIID Awards competition in 2011.