Peter Gauss, graduate of Handelsakademie Baden, has been working in the watch industry for 28 years. Since the founding of Swatch Group Austria in 1994, he has been the brand manager for Rado and a member of the Executive Board. "Design is an important part of our communication. The promotion of young talents has always been of great personal concern to me, and I am therefore delighted that we can offer creative designers a platform in the store window of the Rado Boutique in Vienna with the Rado Star Prize.”
Lilli Hollein, director and co-founder of the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, is a design and architecture expert and has worked, among others, as a curator for Austria's contribution to the 7th International Architecture Biennale Sao Paulo. From 2010 to 2013, she also held the position of the jury president of KÖR - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Wien (art in the public space of Vienna). Since 2016, she has been the president of ADN-AustriaDesignNet. She completed her industrial design studies at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Flora Miranda is an Austrian fashion designer based in Antwerp, Belgium. With her work she aims at challenging the outdated notions of haute couture. For some years she has been exploring the physical boundary experiences that take place in real and virtual spaces. In 2017 she received the Rado Star Prize Austria for her showcase installation "Time Warp".