Discover one of our eminent speakers: Dr. Franz Linser.
With over thirty years of experience in the wellness and hospitality industries, Franz is a sought-after expert in developing innovative, cutting-edge health and wellness projects. He is founder and managing director of Linser Hospitality, an international consulting company based in Innsbruck, Austria. Its portfolio of services includes all facets of the strategic development of hotels, resorts and wellness destinations. Franz is a strategist, a mastermind of innovation in hotel concepts.
Prior to entering consulting, Franz studied sports science and literature in Innsbruck and Los Angeles. At the age of 28, he was appointed coach of the famous Austrian national ski team, overseeing all training programs for these exceptional former athletes, including Olympic champions and World Cup winners.
After his career as an Olympic coach, Franz established his first consultancy business for the wellness industry and established Austria’s largest wellness cluster, which now has more than a hundred employees. wellness companies. He co-founded a medical center management company and today he is the co-owner of another hotel company that manages innovative hotels focused on sports and outdoor activities. Franz has put his extensive experience in tourism to work in politics, notably as a member of the European Parliament in the 1990s. Since 2014, he has served on the board of directors of the Global Wellness Summit.
Franz is a frequent speaker at spa and wellness conferences around the world. His passion and innovative visions are widely appreciated in the industry.