Meet our guests Fabian Kern

Fabian Kern
Fabian Kern | Photo: Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi

Together with Dr. Harald Henzler Fabian Kern carried out the blended learning programme “E-Publishing” with workshops in Kolkata. In Kochi they performed a workshop on “Digital Publishing” during the “Publishing Next” conference 2016.

My first impression of India…
A country of extremes, in every possible way.

Things in New Delhi that remind me of my home town Munich…
Almost nothing – I could hardly think of two cities being so different.

Something that caught my attention in India (and that is rather unusual in Germany)…
Ernst Bloch developed the idea of “The Contemporary of the Non-Contemporary” – I think I never been to a country before where this idea is so true.

A memory of India that will stay…
Cooperating deeply with so many people across all borders of language and cultural difference.

Fabian Kern, Managing Director, digital publishing competence, Munich: Studied history and political science in Munich. Project Manager for electronic installation processes at the publishing group Hüthig Jehle Rehm, responsible for the development and operation of XML-CMS and all electronic data format production lines. From 2006 – 2008 Head of Project Management at frevel & fey Software Systems, implementation and deployment of advertising management systems for magazine publishers. From 2008 – 2012 team leader at the Haufe Group for the production of online databases. Since 2012 working as a consultant in the area of digital publishing, including, among other things, the implementation of publishing projects in Mumbai, India.