Helmut studied business administration at the KFU in Graz and the BUES in Budapest. After a two-year adventure as an ostrich breeder in Portugal, he started in 2001 as an IT Consultant at Andersen Consulting/Accenture. In 2007 he started his Travel IT career as Sales Director at Amadeus Austria. In 2014 he moved internally to Amadeus LATAM in Sao Paulo. Since the beginning of January 2016, Helmut has been a partner in Umbrella AG, where he is responsible for building up global sales and cooperation within the company.