About Hans-Martin Steiner
Hans Martin Steiner is currently CTO of Space & Avionics at Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH Austria and as such responsible for the global product and solution portfolio of the space and avionics business activities of the multi-national Atos company. Hans is a Computer Scientist by education. His professional career started in the late eighties in the telecom sector. Soon after he switched to the newly formed Space Business Unit of Siemens. He had various management posts at Siemens in the space domain, particularly, he was several years on-site manager of Siemens space activities at ESA/ESRIN in Frascati/Rome. In 2007 he took over the position as Director of Siemens Space and in 2013 he became Vice President of Siemens Space. At the same time Siemens Space and other units were carved out of Siemens to become Siemens Convergence Creators, a 100% subsidiary of Siemens. In 2018, after the acquisition of Siemens Convergence Creators by the Atos Group, Hans assumed his current CTO position.
Hans is Managing Director of Austrospace, the Association of Austrian Space Industries, as well as a member of the Advisory Board of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).
Articles posted by Hans-Martin Steiner
Solar Orbiter Mission: The challenges of space exploration
About 40 companies. Two space agencies. Almost 25 years. The Solar Orbiter story is an extraordinary one. We’re around 15 years into the mission with, as I explained in my earlier blog post, Solar Orbiter embarking on a 10-year long journey exploring our sun. Atos is proud to have been part of this special mission. A long –…
Why Solar Orbiter’s mission is vital for our digital future
Earth has plunged into darkness. Power grids are knocked out. Electronics are disrupted. Electrical appliances are dead. Communications are down. The cause of this catastrophe? A solar storm. Highly energized charged particles ejected from the sun have entered and disrupted the Earth’s electromagnetic field. It could happen – and did in 1859. But electricity was…