Rector of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Gerhard is an art historian, philosopher, serial entrepreneur and the current Rector of the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences in Austria.
From 2011 to 2015 Gerhard Blechinger was Dean of the MultiMediaArt Faculty at the University of Applied Sciences in Salzburg. In 2010 he co-founded the Berlin-based company, Experimental Game. From 2007 to 2010 he was head of the Institute of Design and Technology at the Zurich University of the Arts 2007-2010 and before, between 2000 and 2007, Vice-Rector for Research and Development at the University of Design and Art.
In 2005, he founded the TRACE research group which works in the field of neurophysiology and aesthetics.