Josef Lentsch is Managing Partner of the Innovation in Politics Institute Germany. Until December 2018, he was Founding Director of NEOS Lab, the think and do tank of NEOS, a political party in Austria. In 2012, he was a founding board member of NEOS. Prior to that, he was the Director International for the Royal Society of Arts in London.
In 2018, Springer published his book “Political Entrepreneurship – How to Build Successful Centrist Political Start-ups”, which was reviewed in the Financial Times.
Lentsch holds an MSc in Psychology from the University of Vienna, and an MPA in Public Administration from Harvard University.