Perger Christoph, born 2 April, 1984 in the town of Neunkirchen, Austria. Graduated from the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Faculty of Engineering, with MSc (Master of Science in Engineering) in Information Technology & Geomatics, in the city of Wiener Neustadt, Austria (2009). Lecturer for programming, databases and web technology at the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt, Austria. The developer of the Geo-Wiki project as part of the MSc thesis, entitled Geo-Wiki.Org: The use of crowdsourcing to improve global land cover. Co-founder and CEO of the start-up Spatial Focus. Member of the European Environment Agency EAGLE – EIONET Action group on Land Monitoring in Europe. Research Scholar for the Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in the city of Laxenburg, Austria. Author and co-author of more than 20 peer-reviewed papers.
Total Scopus citations – 378; Scopus Hirsh Index – 11.