NEIL BATES (NL) …
NEIL BATES (NL)
Europeana, Marketing Specialist
His vision: Opening up digitised cultural heritage facilitates new and innovative re-use by developers and end-users alike – ultimately these are the people who create new and meaningful ways to share and engage with culture online. Neil Bates is a Marketing Specialist at Europeana, Europe's digital library, archive and museum. It currently gives people access to over 25 million books, paintings, films, recordings, photographs and archival records in 29 languages. It represents 2,200 partner organisations, including all the great national collections such as the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the British Library in London and the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Neil oversees end-user research and engagement together with the creative re-use of collections on social media.