Kristina Leipold

Commercial Director
at Light Art Space gGmbH

Kristina has been working at the intersection of arts and technology for over 15 years through which she gained a deep understanding of the potential when both worlds come together.
She cultivated numerous relationships within the creative industries, introduced new technologies to the arts and cultural sector, supported product developments and generally fostered the links between the world of culture and technology.
Throughout her international career she has held positions in marketing and project management at leading tech companies such as SAP and Google followed by senior management roles at renowned and innovative art institutions such as Gropius Bau and Light Art Space, where she currently works as Commercial Director driving the development of a new art institution that brings together art, science and technology.
She founded a think-tank at the intersection of art, tech and business ( and an online community for women working in the field of art and tech (Women in Art +Tech) with Kerstin Gold.
She is also a co-founder of the Art+ Tech Report ( and an occasional lecturer and consultant for the creative industries.