Martin Venzky‐Stalling works as a consultant across Southeast Asia on ICT, innovation, and
smart/creative city issues and is a Senior Advisor at the Chiang Mai University Science & Technology Park
(STeP: www.step.cmu.ac.th). STeP is also the Secretariat of Creative Chiang Mai
(www.creativechiangmai.com), an initiative that Martin has helped to establish. In 2014, Chiang Mai also
invited other second cities in Southeast Asia to establish the Southeast Asian Creative Cities network
(www.seaccn.com). Previous positions include Associate Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Senior
Vice President for International Projects (PCCW/Hong Kong Telecom), and Director for all consulting
activities at Ovum.