Andreas Bauer works for Ars Electronica since 2000 and heads the Ars Electronica Center in Linz since 2011.
He is responsible in particular for organizational operations, but also for cooperation with partners and international research institutions such as ESA (European Space Agency). In 2016, he brought the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO.at) to Linz. This office helps teachers to inspire students for STEM subjects through the fascination of space. As project manager, he was responsible for the 2014/15 conversion of Deep Space 8k. Since 2017, he is member of the Advisory Board for Aerospace of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology.
He grew up in Linz, Austria with a sound tourism education and studied business administration at the Johannes Kepler University Linz and Linnaeus University Växjö Sweden. Masterdegrees in Service and International Management. Before Ars Electronica, he spent three years as club manager at the Linz Golf Club Luftenberg.