Chief Executive - Mobilium Global
Ralph Simon has enjoyed a spectacular 30+ year career in a variety of prominent fields: media & entertainment, mobile smartphone technology & content, Exponential Medicine & personalised health (with Singularity University), digital education with the iconic Silicon Valley educator, Esther Wojcicki, & users of Artificial Intelligence. He foresaw the potential of mobile technologies & content impact early on in the mobile transformation of the world.
Respected internationally, he is known as a distinguished moderator & interviewer worldwide at major tech conferences, & a regular on the Mobile World Congress keynote stage. He has consistently been at the forefront of mobile media innovation, social media ideation, & next stage Artificial Intelligence, VR & Immersion Technologies, engaging with global, digital business leaders, global creatives, and tech & mobile innovators across cultures around the world.
He is one of the founders of the global mobile entertainment & mobile social media industry, a visionary & consistent innovator, & popularly known as "the father of the ring tone”. His relentless search for the world’s smartest Innovation in AI, VR, AR & Immersive & what grows consumer engagement in multi-cultural communities, is his focus. He proves that the future belongs to “Screenagers” on screens of all sizes and formats.
Ralph also serves on the Executive Board & Global Juror for the World Summit Awards which selects the world’s latest & best tech, apps & platforms annually, driving the UN’s SDG’s. He is a special advisor to the GSM Association, the global body that organises the annual Mobile World Congress conventions in Barcelona, Los Angeles & Shanghai. He is responsible for curating & programming some of the world’s most important start-up & future tech gatherings worldwide.
He's currently developing an important TV series called “The Virtuosos” featuring a new generation of virtuosic global artists & performers. He is an investor in the eSports & the video game industry. Founder/ Chairman of Mobilium Global, the 'international cool hunters’ & start-up investors, Ralph is based in London with deep links into the EU, USA, India, Asia-Pacific & Nordics. He's a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) & a member of the Recording Academy in the USA. Based in London, but frequently travels, relentlessly seeking out what’s coming next, from all over the world.