Our speaker Rudy de Waele understands the technological transformations that change, create, and redefine tech businesses. Rudy works as a transformation strategist, keynote speaker, and author and has made great contributions to understanding these transformation through his speaking engagements.
The keynote speaker Rudy de Waele is a digital transformation strategist and author. He assists companies to improve their business using technology. His unparalleled experience, knowledge and insight, propels leaders to stay ahead of the technology game whatever their sector; by providing his clients with targeted advice and strategies to transform their business.
Over the past 20 years, our speaker Rudy de Waele has coached CXOs on how to unpack grassroots innovations that pose a risk to core business and how to predict staying ahead of the early adopter to mass-market conversion. He has helped diverse global brands such as BMW, Coca-Cola, IBM, Intel, Louis Vuitton, PayPal, Samsung and World Bank.
His latest book Shift 2020 delivers impactful insights into how emerging technologies such as wearables, IOT, robotics, and AI will have on our collective daily lives and includes foresights by some of the world’s leading technology experts from Google, Kickstarter, Microsoft, Spotify, and Telefonica.
Rudy de Waele is a graduate from Singularity University and he has developed more than 150 leading industry events across more than 50 cities globally such as shift 2020 events, Mobile Mondays, AppCircus, IoT Stars, and Wearable Wednesdays.
Known internationally as a thought leader in Mobile 2.0 where he was a proponent of open innovation and the development of the app economy ecosystem, our tenacious speaker Rudy de Waele lectures regularly at top technology conferences and mentors startups.
Mr de Waele, a native of Belgium, now permanently resides in Cambridge, United Kingdom. He is fluent in English, French, Flemish, Dutch, and Spanish with comprehensive understanding of German.
Clients include: Base, BlackBerry, BMW, Boston Cambridge University, Consulting Group, CBRE, Coca-Cola, Cheil Worldwide, City of Barcelona, Digicel, Ericsson, European Commission, IBM, Informa, Intel, Louis Vuitton, Microsoft, Millicom (Tigo), MTN, Nokia, PayPal, Philippe Starck, Orange, Samsung, S-Group, Sanoma, Spring Messe Management, Telcel, Telefonica, TeliaSonera (Azercell), TIMWE, The Drum, Vodafone, Young & Rubicam, World Bank.
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