The Backbone

managing our society

The management division ensures the smooth sailing of our society. Managing people, projects, partnerships, events, marketing and IT.

Our team consisting of business-savy students is engaged in every aspect of contributing to the success of our society. 

Our coordinators

Board of Directors

Patrick Pötzi

Head of Equity Research

2 Years with WUTIS

Patrick has finished his BSc in Business Administration at WU Vienna and is currently pursuing his MSc in Strategy, Innovation and Management Control. This upcoming summer he will start an internship at McKinsey. Most recently he worked at PwC's Deal Advisory in Restructuring & Refinancing (Business Recovery Services). Previously he has gained experience at Accenture in Financial Services Consulting and at Raiffeisen in the controlling department.

Oliver Gschwandtner

Vice President
Head of Strategy & Development

2 Years with WUTIS

Oliver has finished his BSc in International Business Administration at WU Vienna after five semesters. He gained work experience at KPMG in its Financial Risk Advisory Division and afterwards at Deutsche Bank in Equity Research. He is heading for a career in global investment banking and is gaining experience at Robert W. Baird and Evercore this upcoming spring.

Iryna Zginnyk

Vice President

2 Years with WUTIS

Iryna is currently doing her BSc in International Business Administration at WU Vienna. She has already gained work experience in the real estate industry. Starting in September, she will be doing internship in corporate finance / M&A field at the Clairfield International GmbH.

Benedikt Lucny

Vice President
Head of Equity Research

1.5 Years with WUTIS

Benedikt is currently doing his BSc in International Business Administration at WU Vienna. He has already gained international work experience as an intern at a unicorn as well as in the consulting industry and has a strong curiosity for entrepreneurship. He is currently working at an M&A advisory boutique in Vienna.

Valentin Horak

Head of Equity Research

1 Year with WUTIS

Valentin is currently pursuing his BSc in Business and Economics at WU Vienna. He has gained work experience in the areas of M&A, Corporate Finance, Wealth Management and Management Consulting. As of the start of this year, he is also working at one of our partners, St. Stephan Capital Partners, working on M&A and fintech projects.

Our specialists

The Management Team Members


Head of Legal


Head of Tax

Dmytro Symonenko

Head of IT


Head of Partnerships

Wilhelm Wolkersdorfer

Head of HR

Florian Romen

Head of Event Management

Oliver Gschwandtner

Head of Strategy & Development


Head of Partnerships


Head of Marketing

Milos Milosevic

Head of Alumni Relations

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