Sebastian Vogler is developing a global timber tracking network, which allows seamless traceability of wood back to its exact origin of growth – combining in-situ marking devices, EO-forest monitoring, and AI.
Sebastian Vogler studied journalism and communication at the University of Vienna. Subsequently, he was awarded a Bachelor of Science from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in the field of wood and fibre technology. During this time, he also moved on from his diploma and apprenticeship in joinery and furniture manufacturing and restoration at the Higher Technical College in Mödling. Sebastian Vogler went abroad for a month in 2017 to Indonesia, where he was able to work on the interdisciplinary “Sustainability Transitions” project. In 2020, he attended a summer school on the topic of “Digital Transformation and Data Science” at the University of California, Berkeley. He gained professional experience as a carpenter and construction manager at Asrama Kuru in Indonesia and as a business developer at JAF Global in Stockerau and at Silvader in Vienna. Since 2019, Sebastian Vogler has been studying for a Masters in Wood Technology and Management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Beetle ForTech in Tulln.