It’s not everyday you dine with a billionaire. Yesterday, I had the chance to dine with Les Wexner, founder, chairman and ceo of L Brands, Inc. (owns Victoria’s Secret amongst other brands) at the Inaugural Real Estate Conference at the Ohio State University. His net worth is estimated by Forbes is 7.7 Billion (March 2015). Les is a very charismatic, charming and engaging personality, very energetic and witty for his age – he’s [...] Read More
The Evolution of Mobile (towards the IoT)
Here are the slides of my presentation on The Evolution of Mobile (towards the Internet of Things) at Sanoma Mobile Inspiration Conference in Amsterdam on March 24, 2015. The Evolution of Mobile from Rudy De Waele You can view a short video resume of the conference here.
Kwamecorp Session on Operating Systems for IoT
Recently, I helped organising an invite-only lunch event for Kwamecorp. Kwamecorp is a service and product innovation agency based in London you may know from work such as the Fairphone, LokLok, bond or other exciting projects they designed. We invited some interesting folks from diverse areas in the IoT ecosystem including Anastassia Emmanuel from Indiegogo UK, Marcus Sandberg from Wearable World and Raph Crouan from Startupbootcamp IoT. We also invited some startups and interested folks from the industry interested to learn [...] Read More
How Brands Will Interact with Wearable Devices
Beyond Apps… How Brands Will Interact with Wearable Devices. (This article was originally posted on Mobile Day on November 6, 2014 and published on Medium on November 10, 2014) “The AppStore is the new Rock ’n Roll”, I mentioned in an interview at Mobile Monday Amsterdam in 2008 when hardly anyone understood the implications the app economy would have on many business. With that quote I explained that the [...] Read More