Georg Rehm works in the Language Technology Lab at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), in Berlin. He is the General Secretary of META-NET, an EU/EC-funded Network of Excellence consisting of 60 research centers from 34 countries, dedicated to building the technological foundations of a multilingual European information society. Furthermore, he is the Coordinator of the EU/EC-funded project CRACKER which initiated, among others, the emerging European federation Cracking the Language Barrier. Georg is also the coordinator of the BMBF-funded project Digitale Kuratierungstechnologien. Additionally, Georg Rehm is the Manager of the German/Austrian Office of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), hosted at DFKI in Berlin. In that capacity, Georg is involved in several bridge building activities between W3C work on the Web of Things on the one hand and Industrie 4.0-related activities in Germany on the other. Georg Rehm holds an M.A. in Computational Linguistics and Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics and Computer Science from the University of Osnabrück. After completing his PhD in Computational Linguistics at the University of Gießen, he worked at the University of Tübingen, leading projects on the sustainability of language resources and technologies. After being responsible for the language technology development at an award-winning internet startup in Berlin, he joined DFKI in early 2010. Georg Rehm has authored, co-authored or edited more than 130 research publications and co-edited, together with Hans Uszkoreit, the META-NET White Paper Series Europe's Languages in the Digital Age as well as the META-NET Strategic Research Agenda for Multilingual 2020. He is also one of the editors of Language as a Data Type and Key Challenge for Big Data – Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for the Multilingual Digital Single Market.