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Portrait of Philippe Genêt

Philippe Genêt

Project Coordinator German National Library Germany Cultural Heritage

Since April 2019, Philippe Genêt leads the headquarters office of Coding da Vinci, the first German hackathon focussing on open cultural data taking place twice a year in alternating regions of Germany. He coordinates the hackathons, serves as adviser for the regional organising teams as well as for participants and cultural institutions providing their data. He also is charged with public relations for the project and its strategic development in agreement with the founders of Coding da Vinci. Prior to this, Philippe Genêt was responsible for projects such as the German Book Prize and the Reading Aloud Competition at the German Publishers and Booksellers Association.