Simone Belko, a linguist and European studies scholar, is committed to digital literacy. She is the author of the book "Digital consciousness" ("Das digitale Bewusstsein"). She has worked as journalist, PR manager and cultural trainer in Germany and abroad. As manager for digital products in the online games and FinTech industry she was responsable for product operations, content strategy and web/ app development. Currently, she works at Otto GmbH.