Monika Lanzenberger is a research programme officer at the European Commission, DG Communication Networks, Content and Technology in Brussels, working on ICT for Health and Active and Healthy Ageing. At the Vienna University of Technology she teaches classes in Semantic Web technologies. She has been working at the European Research Council Executive in Brussels coordinating the evaluation panels of the Starting Grant Calls in Physics and Engineering. Until 2009 she was an assistant professor with the Faculty of Informatics, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems. As a Post-Doc Fellow 2005-2006 at the NTNU, Trondheim, Norway and the Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, Luxembourg, she has published about ontologies and shared vocabularies. She received her PhD in 2003 and her MSc in Computer Science from the Vienna University of Technology in 2001.