Gabriele Zedlmayer is a social innovator who has been working with numerous global organisations on solving social and environmental issues in collaboration with non-profit organizations, governments, customers and partners. She is also exploring how technology is changing how we live and work and is advising companies on implementing critical strategic changes to successfully compete in the digital world.
She is currently Board Advisor at 42cx, the AI Center of Excellence and serves as Advisor to the University of People, Georgia State University and the University of Bayreuth. Previous Board roles include the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Board Germany, Junior Achievement (JA) Europe, EU commission e-Skills Leadership Board, and the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council of Social Innovation.
In 2011 Zedlmayer was honoured by Newsweek and the Daily Beast as one of 150 “women who shake the world”. In 2012 she was named by FastCompany as a member of the League of Extraordinary Women and was awarded with the DLDWomen Impact Award. In February 2015 as well as 2017, InspiringFifty named her as “one of the 50 most inspiring women in European technology”. In December 2015 she has been featured among the Top 500 influencers and players active on Twitter in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainable, Green and Ethical Business, Socially Responsible Investment and Governance. Also, Elle Magazine included her in their HOT 100 List as one of 15 Power Women in January 2016.