Programmer, Entrepreneur and Composer (Germany)
Simon Redfern is a Programmer, Entrepreneur and Composer. Equally comfortable in the fields of arts and technology, he initiated and leads several long term projects including the media and social platforms musicpictures.com and eviscape.com. Having long been interested in cutting edge technologies, his latest project is an initiative called the "Open Bank Project", which aims to increase financial transparency. The TESOBE Open Bank Project applies open source and web 2.0 principles to open up financial transactions.
In 2005 Simon started a technical consultancy called TESOBE - Technical Solutions Berlin, supporting clients with their web application programming, database administration and hosting. He launched Music Pictures Ltd., an online music picture library, in 2000.
Before starting his own businesses he worked as an analyst and programmer on large web/database systems used by organisations including the BBC, BP, Shell, OK Magazine and numerous small companies.
Floss vision: Open Bank Project- 30 September - 14.00-16.00