More about me

cutoutcam content awardWhen I did a road trip through the USA in 2011, I came up with an app-idea. It would be a completely new approach in image manipulation and composition. I finished to build the app in begin of 2012, and in 2013 I won the Content-Award. This price is the biggest one for companies in the tech- and creative industry sector in Austria. Before that I have been running my own software-company for the last 9 years.

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Fortunately this brought also quite some publicity and recognition  in the media:


  • Countless mentions on international blogs and even newspapers
  • 100.000 downloads in the first couple of months
  • Great user feedback and even contributions


On top of that many doors opened to me, especially in the Software-Consulting business. Further I got many requests for talking on conventions, so recently I started to do talks.

Stephan Petzl talkin at the Uberall App Convention

Here I am giving a talk about Apps and user-feedback at the annual Uberall-App-Convention.



1996 – 2001: Higher Technical School Styria
2003 – 2009: Technical University Vienna (Bachelor Degree)
2009 – now: Technical University Vienna (Master Degree)




In the last 10 years I got to know a variety of technologies. I have been involved in two Startups. Here is a list of projects I have been working on. Many were implemented in Android, but some of them are also Web-based (Symfony2, TYOPO3, WordPress, …)