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Johannes Lippert

Senior Key Account Manager, SKIDATA AG, Global HQ, Grödig - Salzburg

Session: The future role of Customer Management, Engagement and Loyalty in the Mountain Business
COUNTRY: Austria
Region: Salzburg

Johannes Lippert is the Senior Key Account Manager at the SKIDATA Global Headquarter in Grödig, Salzburg. SKIDATA, today part of the listed Kudelski Group, has been founded in 1977 - 40 years ago. SKIDATA has currently worldwide 1.500 employees and a turnover of approximately 320 M€.

SKIDATA is a company that specializes in access and revenue management. In addition SKIDATA is today the leading provider of functionalities towards membership management, loyalty and professional pre- and e-sales.

The broad spectrum of proven modular standard to customized solutions guarantees every customer the optimal solution in order to maximize sales and to offer the best comfort. 

Meanwhile, over 10,000 installations in over 100 countries enable the management of guests, visitors and staff where the core is still the fast and secure access of people and vehicles to ski resorts, stadiums, airports, shopping malls, cities, spa & wellness facilities, trade fairs and amusement parks.

SKIDATA has today a market share of close to 80% within the global ski resort market.

Johannes returned to his roots - SKIDATA - in July 2016 after more than 8 years as a co-founder and CEO in international sports and sports event consulting within a Swiss-based company. He took over the role as Senior Key Account Manager of the company where he started as a young graduate in 1992 developing the products and the market for contactless data carriers such as the KeyWatch, KeyCards and the Swatch Access. Next to his responsibilities of further strengthening the market position of SKIDATA, mainly in the ski area management, stadium and event management, Johannes is driving also global partnerships from SKIDATA, such as with Microsoft or CreditCard companies such as MasterCard or Visa, developing platforms for enhanced digital business functionalities, supporting the traditional business areas and customers.

Johannes is an electronical Engineer and also holds a Master of Economics in Financing and International Trade and lives with his wife and three children in St.Wolfgang in the heart of the Salzkammergut, Austria. As a former ski racer and active member of the Mountain Rescue, he loves skiing and other sports such as sailing, mountain biking and mountaineering.