Dr. Matthias Röder is an award-winning music and technology strategist. He is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at The Mindshift, a consultancy on creative leadership and innovation strategy. Matthias currently serves as a board member of the Karajan Foundation and is the Managing Director of the Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the Mozarteum Foundation. In 2017, Matthias founded the Karajan Music Tech Conference, a cross-industry event to promote breakthrough technologies in music, media and audio. He is also the founder of the Classical Music Hack Day series which he launched in 2013. Together with his wife, Seda Röder, Matthias co-founded the Sonophilia Foundation, a non-profit that promotes a scientific approach to creativity. Matthias has won numerous prizes and accolades for his work, including most recently, the “Game Changer” Award of the Chamber of Commerce Salzburg. He is a sought-after speaker and lecturer who has taught at Harvard University, the Change & Innovation Management Program at University of St. Gall, and Salzburg University. He holds a PhD in music from Harvard University and is an alumnus of the Mozarteum University Salzburg.
Matthias Röder: Die Europahymne. Eine Zusammenfassung des Referats vom 10. Juni 2016, in: Salzburgs Hymnen von 1816 bis heute. Dokumentation einer Tagung im Rahmen von “Salzburg 20.16” für den Arbeitsschwerpunkt Salzburger Musikgeschichte an der Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, hg. von Thomas Hochradner unter Mitarbeit von Julia Lienbacher, Wien: LIT, 2017, S. 179-184.