Martin Rauchbauer is a tech diplomacy expert, as well as a senior Austrian diplomat, who has recently founded the Tech Diplomacy Network in the San Francisco Bay Area after having served for two years as Austria’s first Tech Ambassador in Silicon Valley. During more than five years as Head of Open Austria and Austrian Consul in San Francisco, Martin shaped the emerging field of tech diplomacy, engaged in transatlantic digital diplomacy and digital human rights. He also developed digital humanism as a strategic focus of Austrian foreign policy. Martin initiated Open Austria’s “Art + Tech Lab”, and co-founded the European art + tech + policy initiative “The Grid”. Martin is also the Executive Director of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in California.