We are designing the energy system of the future

New markets are like seedlings. They need care, and we take measures to ensure sustainable growth.

The energy market is in a state of upheaval. The established earnings models that had been profitable for decades are no longer working. An entire sector is searching for novel, smart services and innovative business models. We and our partner network are continuously developing new business ideas around the theme of smart energy and we invite you to work with us: join us in shaping the Energy Transition!


Hemma Bieser

DI Hemma Bieser, MSc

CEO | Managing Partner

Hemma Bieser founded the innovation company avantsmart in 2011, with the aim of making innovation and sustainability profitable for businesses. Together with your clients, she develops new business models for the energy market of the future and thus co-shapes the energy transition.

Hemma Bieser is an expert on new methods and tools in management: design thinking, business model innovation and lean startup strategies. As a consultant, moderator and speaker, she shares her know-how with entrepreneurs, innovation managers, product managers, service designers, researchers and students.

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Yvonne Wittmann

Yvonne Wittmann-Fauler, MSc

Innovation Manager & User Experience Researcher

Yvonne Wittmann, MSc is a psychologist specializing in the field of industrial, organizational and business psychology. She has been contributing her market research and experimental design expertise (interviews, field tests, evaluations) to energy and innovation projects since November 2017. Professionally, she has also acquired experience in the optimization and evaluation of several "Smart City" projects.

During a half-year residency in the USA as part of her studies, she also looked at human environmental behavior in depth. In addition, she successfully completed the "Mastering Innovation and Design Thinking" course at MIT.


Our partners

Frank Bieser

Dipl. Inform. Frank Bieser

Managing Partner | Frank Bieser Consulting e.U.

Frank Bieser is Executive Agile Navigator und works with Senior Managers who want to establish a value-based leadership style for their digital transformation.

Frank holds master degrees in both computer science and economics. He has more than 35 years of experience in the software industry and has been an agile practitioner for over 15 years. As a senior manager (including C-level) in international companies, Frank has successfully led agile transformations of dozens of teams.

His industry background includes banking, automotive, public transport, gaming & gambling as well as search engines.

Frank is also a systemic coach and empathetic mentor for individuals and groups, and he is a certified TOC (theory of constraints) manager.

Together with Hemma Bieser he launched the new brand Innovation meets Agility in spring 2020.

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Barbara Streimelweger

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Barbara Streimelweger, MBA

Managing Partner l Stragere Management Consulting e.U.

Barbara Streimelweger has been offering Management Consulting since 2008 with the focus on Risk Management and Safety/Security. She is an expert in opportunity and risk management for innovation and change management processes.

Her industry focus is on telecommunications, ICT, railway, healthcare, public, industry and consumer products.

Lifelong learning is not just a catchphrase for Barbara Streimelweger, she is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Certified Data Protection Officer (zDSB), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Innovation Risk Manager (CIRM) and has various additional qualifications.

In addition, she is an appointed expert in the Engineering Certification Commission, lecturer at IMC FH Krems, and at tecteam (DE) in cooperation with Danube-University Krems (AT), program leader Innovation Risk Manager and Digital Officer (Austrian Standards), speaker and author.

Together with Hemma Bieser Barbara designed a new workshop format for Innovation & Risk Management and launched it in spring 2020.

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