Simon Rinas

Simon Rinas is the head of government affairs Germany & European policies at Nokia and is dealing with all kinds of tech policies from digital infrastructure, such as 5G, to trusted AI and cybersecurity. Simon holds a PhD in political science, analyzing EU telecommunications and internet regulation, and has gained professional experience in both academia and the corporate world. Prior to joining Nokia, he was a research fellow at the Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) in Bochum, Germany, where he focused on the geopolitics of technology and concepts of tech sovereignty with regards to emerging technologies. During his master’s studies, he received a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.