Rudy De Waele
Rudy propels leaders to stay ahead of what will transform their business through hosting innovation events, speaking live at conferences, and facilitating senior executive brainstorms. Over the past 18 years, Rudy has coached CXOs on Digital Transformation and Open Innovation strategies. He has helped diverse global brands such as BMW, IBM, Louis Vuitton, PayPal, Samsung and World Bank and mentors many startups. His latest book shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future delivers impactful insights into how future influences 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 is a graduate from Singularity University and he has developed more than 200 leading industry events across more than 50 cities globally such as Mobile Mondays, AppCircus 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, he lectures regularly at top technology conferences. Rudy is a Belgium native currently based in Cambridge, UK. Clients: Base, BlackBerry, BMW, CBRE, Cheil Worldwide, City of Barcelona, Coca-Cola, Ericsson, European Commission, Holtzbrinck, IBM, Intel, Louis Vuitton, Microsoft, Millicom (Tigo), MTN, Nokia, PayPal, Philippe Starck, Orange, Samsung, SapientNitro, Telcel, Telefonica, TIMWE, Vodafone, Young & Rubicam, World Bank. Contact Rudy here for any event or project inquiries.