Markus Peschl

More about Markus

Professor of Cognitive Science at University of Vienna and CSO at theLivingCore, Vienna, AT

Speaker at the Fireside Chat at the Main Stage


What can neurosience tell us about human productivity? How does the always-on notification culture widen the gap between collaboration and productivity? How shall we adjust our habits and work environments to match the needs of our brains with those of our employees? Don’t miss a fireside chat about future workspace between Markus Peschl and Michal Matloň – men who listen to brain cravings when designing workspaces.


Markus F. Peschl is a professor of cognitive science and innovation at the University of Vienna. His areas of research and expertise include innovation, cognitive science, organizational theory/design and strategy, design, and spaces for knowledge- and innovation work (Enabling Spaces).

He is one of the founders of the inter-faculty interdisciplinary Cognitive Science Hub at the University of Vienna and the head of the international Middle European Joint Masters Program in Cognitive Science and the Extension Curriculum on Innovation. Markus spent several years at the University of California, San Diego and at the University of Sussex for post-doctoral research. He is co-founder and CSO of the theLivingCore Innovation and Knowledge Architects and holds several guest professorships at European Universities.


Next speaker:
Kfir Kachlon