Simon joined The European Library in February 2014 as a Software Developer for Library Data Services. He was born and raised in Crete and holds a degree in the field of Informatics and Telecommunications from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. During his studies he won an innovation and entrepreneurship award, of which he is very proud. In 2013 Simon completed his studies and then worked as a freelancer in Greece for several European projects including NRG4CAST and Open Discovery Space. He is passionate about technology and engineering innovations.