Dr. Daniel Wakounig

Vorstandsmitglied, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Axess AG

Anif, Austria


Decision Making
Internet of Things
Product Innovation
Cloud Computing
Crisis- and Escalation-Management
Strategic Thinking
Big Data
Innovation Management
Tactical Planning
Time Management
Hiring & Scaling Teams
Leading a company over distributed locations
Viral Marketing
Team Building
Continuous Growth Strategies
Software Development
Requirements Analysis
communication skills
Product Management
problem solving skills
forward thinking
Project Management


Professional experience for Daniel Wakounig

  • Current 2 years and 5 months, since Oct 2021

    Group CTO

    Designa-Axess Industries Holding

  • Current 3 years and 10 months, since May 2020

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    Axess AG
  • 7 years and 1 month, Apr 2013 - Apr 2020

    Managing Director (CEO)

    Skiline Media GmbH

    Leading the start-up to a sustainable company. Structure and growth oriented strategic leadership (30% growth per year, global presence). Reorganization of the whole manufacturing and hardware development unit (focus on IP, outsourcing of manufacturing). Leading the installation of the worldwide sales organization.

  • 9 months, Jul 2012 - Mar 2013

    Chief Operating Officer (COO)

    Skiline Group

    Heading the company from the operational point of view - Implementation resp. restructuring and standardization of company processes for professional support, availability monitoring and escalation, and order processing, etc. Continuous monitoring of these implementations and improvement, Setup of an international, shared professional support infrastructure for key accounts, B2Bs and B2Cs, Implementation of monitoring and control infrastructure for offered services and installations

  • 2 years and 5 months, Mar 2010 - Jul 2012

    Head of Product Management and Program Manager for Skidata Online Access System

    Skidata AG

    Heading and forming the new product management of 10 program managers across all segments; Leading the definition process of the new system including the strategic and conceptual decisions; Leading the implementation of the companies next generation access system from the product management point of view; Managing the architectural evolvement together with CTO; Heading the transition process from a one-off based hardware company to a service oriented one; Defining technical concepts for business models

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jul 2008 - Feb 2010

    Project and Product Management

    c-oncept software GmbH

    Analyzing, Gathering and Prioritizing the market needs; Deciding technology and methodology questions; Being the face to the customers; Aggregation of requirements and transformation of specific requirements to a product based level; Coordinating the development teams on premise (Austria) and offshore (India); Observence of new developments regarding the conceptual and strategical compliance

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 2003 - Jun 2008

    Assistent Professor

    Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt

    R&D in the field of Hosted systems based on the EJB and JBoss stack; R&D in the field of Rule-based Systems, Software Engineering and Project Management; Teaching Database Technologies, Software Engineering, OO Technologies, Project Management, Formal Verification Techniques and Software Specification; Dissertation “Reverse-Engineering of Rule-based systems – Dependency Analysis and Comprehension Aspects”; Mentoring several diploma thesis in Computer Science in the Field of EJB and Software Engineering

  • SW Entwicklung


  • SW Entwicklung


  • Entwicklung von Anwendungsapplikation


Educational background for Daniel Wakounig

  • 4 years and 11 months, Oct 1998 - Aug 2003

    Technical Science

    Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt

    Research Focus: Project Management; Formal Specification; Analysis; Solution Architectures; Database Technologies; Product Management; Software Maintenance Concepts and Technologies

  • 5 years, Sep 1998 - Aug 2003

    Applied Computer Science / Software Engineering

    Alpen-Adria Univeristät Klagenfurt

    Research focus: Software Engineering; System Analysis; Database Technologies; Rule based systems

  • 3 years and 11 months, Sep 1988 - Jul 1992

    Technical Computer Science and High Frequency System Engineering

    HTBL Mössingerstraße

    Communications engineering Technical informatics


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Slowenisch Muttersprache



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