Marcus Herzog, PhD, Managing Director
Research & Development, Professional Services, IT
Marcus Herzog received his PhD from the Vienna University of Technology. Marcus started his professional career working for a number of companies, including Siemens AG, in the information technology sector in engineering. After receiving his masters degree, Marcus joined the Computer Science department of the Vienna University of Technology, where he worked as project lead in a number of European research projects in the fields of multimedia and internet computing. Marcus is a co-founder of Lixto.
Elisabetta Facchini is responsible for Finance and Administration. Before joining Lixto Ms. Facchini held positions in a number of companies including the stock listed software company update.com. Ms. Facchini joined Lixto from the Swiss-based multi-national mining group Omya, where she held the role of a Group Financial Analyst responsible for the Eastern European countries. Ms. Facchini holds a masters degree in International Economic and Business Sciences from University of Innsbruck and Aarhus University in Denmark.
Jason Houle is responsible for Sales and Customer Satisfaction across all industries at Lixto. Jason holds a BS in Finance and a BA in German. After university, Jason worked as an assistant trader at Norddeutsche Landesbank. In 2000 Jason shifted to the travel industry joining T.I.S.S. AG and later on hotels.com and Expedia. At Expedia, Jason held the position of Director Business Development and has been responsible for partner key accounting, sales optimization and strategy. In 2006, Jason joined Lixto to drive strategic pricing activities in the travel segment.
Robert Baumgartner, PhD
VP Research and Development
Robert Baumgartner studied at the University of Vienna and received his PhD in the area of theoretical computer science. Since 2000 he was affiliated with the University of Technology in Vienna, published papers in renowned conferences, worked on several projects and taught advanced courses at both TU Wien and University of Vienna. Robert has been a main contributors in the technical development of Lixto’s extraction language, heads the development team at Lixto and is responsible for the research and development strategy. He is a co-founder of Lixto.