A white male in his 60's is wearing a brown blazer and a baby blue dress shirt with a forest green pocket square. He is standing in front of a roman column.

Wilfried Kainz

Head of Research

Wilfried Kainz joined the Zero Project in 2014. As the Head of Research he oversees the research process and coordinates the accessibility features, as well as the logistics regarding the Zero Project conference among other things.

Wilfried’s business expertise spans over various industries.  As a consultant, he helped to scale an Austrian hospitality start-up into a stock-listed international company. After a brief stint at Covadis, an internet start-up in Switzerland, he became CFO of Cresco Ti Systems, a med-tech company before returning to Austria in 2006, joining his former employer. Since 2015 he has been active as a management consultant and continues to channel his lessons learned into the Zero Project.

Wilfried Kainz is a business administration graduate from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of San Francisco.