Esther Blaimschein is co-founder and CEO of the Vienna-based company KARLS concept. Agency for productive Living Spaces.
As an urban planner, she worked in Real Estate Development, planning of social & energy supply infrastructure and various projects with a strong focus on sustainability and urban greenery.
As an Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Vienna, she developed a focus on Smart Cities and especially the impacts of ongoing digitization in the urban context. She still remains external lecturer at the TU Vienna, teaching primarily cross-disciplinary at the interface between Urban Planning, Architecture and Computer Science (HCI).