Since 2013 Simon Rein serves as Program Manager of Google Arts & Culture in London. He manages projects and partnerships with cultural institutions in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and India to make art and cultural heritage accessible online.
Before he joined Google Simon worked at the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz) in public relations for their 19 National Museums in Berlin and for the Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace.
Simon studied German literature, Philosophy and Economics and holds an M.A. from Free University (FU) Berlin.
Session at NextM
‘Arts and Culture in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’
Technology is powering all sorts of amazing interactions. From seeing the artworks and museums of the world in a completely new way with the Google Arts & Culture, to seeing the incredible benefits of spoken communication with the new Actions On Google interface, these technology-powered opportunities are all driven by breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. We look forward to sharing them with you at the NextM conference.