Dr. Rainer Simon is a Senior Scientist at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. He holds a master's in telecommunications engineering and a doctorate in computer science from the Vienna University of Technology. Rainer has been working in the field of multimedia information management and retrieval for more than 10 years, with a particular focus on technologies and user interfaces that process and visualize geospatial information. His current research interest is in the application of Linked (Geo) Data methods and visualization techniques in the Digital Humanities and Digital Library domains. Rainer has been involved in several national and international research projects, published various papers in his area, and served as a programme committee member and reviewer for relevant scientific workshops and publications in the field.