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Valentin Spiess, the chairman, CEO, and founder of iart, is a qualified electrical engineer and has been working in the new media sector since 1993. He initially completed media installations in collaboration with artists and took over the technical management at various festivals and theater productions. In 2001, he founded iart as an engineering office for planning, expertise, and realization of media projects. Together with a small interdisciplinary team, he executed the media of the Museum of Communication in Berne in the same year, followed by the media coverage of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart—this included hardware and software development, media conception, planning, and realization. Today, Spiess has more than 40 employees who are involved in the conception, planning and implementation of media solutions for exhibitions and museums.