Andreas RIEPL

CEO gtn – global training network GmbH &
Head of Federal Center eEducation Austria


  • digital media for learning processes (eEducation quality matrix)
  • implementation of learning management systems (Moodle) in organizations
  • developing and maintaining elearning networks (
  • (e-)didactical scenarios
  • instructional design


Curriculum Vitae 

2016 – now
Head of Federal Center eEducation Austria

2016 – now
State coordinator eeducation Upper Austria for Upper Secondary Schools

2009 – 2016
Head of eLearning-Cluster Upper Austria

2008 – now 
CEO of gtn – global training network gmbh – with emphasis on implementing web technologies and lms systems for organizations, adaptive learning and working with digital competence grids

2007 – now

  • eeducation-Coordinator (former eLearning Cluster Coordinator) for Business Administration College Steyr (,
  • member of the “COOL-Impulszentrum Steyr” – Center for Cooperative Open Learning (,
  • teacher for the University College of Teacher Education in Upper Austria, Lower Austria, Vienna, Kärnten, Salzburg and Steiermark
  • advisor for the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education on educational standards in it-related subjects (member of the sounding board for competence based assessements at University College of Teacher Education Upper Austria)
  • consultant for the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education on e-Portfolio implementation, digital competence grids, digital media, eEducation

2006 – now
eCOOL-coordinator Austria
start of development of ePortfolio-Module for Moodle developing for the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education

2001 – now
part-time teacher at the business school “Handelsakademie Steyr”, for it-related subjects:

  • web technologies
  • multimedia
  • software-development and
  • networks

certification for ECDL-examiner

1997 – 2015
CEO of exabis – internet solutions

  • trainer for Microsoft and OpenSource-Products
  • consultant for eLearning
  • Social Media
  • implementation of learning-managment-systems in organizations

internship with the Institute for vocational-training and evaluation at the University of Linz – research in the field of vocational training, evaluation of initiatives for the integration of pupils in the work-force, management of the product-line “”

1998 development of websites for different industrial sectors

1996 – 1997
network-management for Hydramechanica Corp., Detroit, (Novell/Win95), Access-Applications, training, homepage-development 1997 founding of netzdesign/exabis internet solutions, together with Dietmar Angerer

graduation from the Johannes-Kepler-Universtität Linz with a Master Degree in Social and Economical Sciences (Mag. rer. soc. oec.) with majors in Sociology and Business Informatics.

1995 – 1997
tutoring at the “Abteilung für empirische Sozialforschung” – Institute for Empirical Studies, Kepler University Linz; training for the statistical software ALMO (Allgemeines Lineares Modell), Microsoft-Products and THE Internet

1995 – 1997
participation (organising and evaluating) in several studies in the field of opinion research (analysis of courses of the University of Linz, traffic analysis study, Study “working culture in different economic areas”)

trainer for the working-initiative Upper Austria, Eu-Project JULIA(Jugendliche Lernen Innovativ Arbeiten)

1995 – 1996
computer-based trainings for several hospitals (Barmherzige Schwestern Linz, Wels)

1989 – 1995
Coding and training for Rosenbauer Int., development and implementation of an ERP-based production planning software with DBase/Clipper

development of hospital-based software systems and training of employees for Systema, Steyr

graduation from Business Administration College Steyr

Elementary School and Junior High School, Chesapeake, Virginia

Hauptschule Ennsleite, Steyr

Volksschule Dietach