Delegate Profile

Karl Lintner

Job TitlePresident

Company NameKAL’IDEES S.A.S.


Karl LINTNER, PhD obtained a Degree in Chemical Engineering from Vienna University (Austria) and a PhD in Biochemistry from the same              University.

After 10 years of Research on Biological Peptides at the Nuclear Research Centre in Saclay, France  during which he had 30 papers in biochemistry and biophysics published, he became Laboratory Manager, then Marketing Manager with the HENKEL Company, Düsseldorf, Germany.

He joined SEDERMA in 1990 as Technical Director and later headed the company for ten years as Managing Director/CEO.

Presently, Karl Lintner is an Independent Consultant to the Cosmetic Industry (President of KAL’IDEES S.A.S.).

He served three years as Associate Professor at the University of Versailles to teach classes on cosmetic chemistry and continues to teach at the ISIPCA school.

He has filed several dozens of patents, published numerous articles and book chapters on cosmetic ingredients, and is an active member of Society of Cosmetic Chemists : He was Editor-in-Chief of the Int. Journal of Cosmetic Science. 

In 2012 he received the prestigious Maison-de-Navarre Medal of the SCC, and was given the Lifetime Achievement Award of In-Cosmetics in 2013.


Conference Sessions

  • Emotional cosmetics: oxymoron or pleonasm? Old hat or new paradigm? The impact of the concept for formulators

    Wednesday15:15 - 15:4020 Nov 2019
    Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

    We have known for a long time that buying and using cosmetics (from shampoos to skin care creams to make-up) are all strongly tied to emotional aspects, to plea...

    • Language: English