FAS.research GesmbH., founded in 1997, is a Social Network Analytics & Strategies firm located in Vienna and New York with over 13 years of cross-industry experience in applying the Science of Networks. Over the last decade the founder Harald Katzmair and his international team of scientists and consultants have developed a unique and proprietary set of tools and technologies to empower decision makers in the areas of Public Affairs, Key Account Management, Stakeholder Relations, HR and Organizational Development to navigate through the increasing complexities of our connected world.
In hundreds of international engagements FAS’s visionary understanding of networks has helped Fortune 500 clients (HP, Xerox, Kodak, Allianz, Pfizer, Abbott, UPS etc.) as well as leading Non-Profits (Packard Foundation, Tides Foundation, GTZ etc.) to reach their goals. FAS understands the patterns of interrelations and influence among stakeholder groups and turns relational data into network maps and maps into strategy.
The founder and director Harald Katzmair, born in 1969, holds a PhD in Social Science and Philosophy and is lecturer, visiting scholar, and invited guest speaker at various universities (Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration etc.). His main focus is the area of networks and resilience. Because of the increasing unpredictability of our future, Harald's mission is to provide new means to empower organizations to make robust decisions and to enhance their leadership capabilities for resilient and effective action.