Rudy De Waele

Rudy De Waele
Founder, mTrends


In the last 10 years, Rudy has been a central figure in the development of the mobile ecosystem as we know it today. Capturing mobile trends with his influential blog, Rudy is a key networker in mobile, a strategic advisor and a business angel.

Rudy also organizes Mobile 2.0 Europe and is part of the Mobile 2.0 Silicon Valley Organizing Committee. He is the founder of MobileMonday Barcelona and Madrid, and organizes the yearly Mobile Premier Awards. Recently with he launched the AppCircus, a unique global traveling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps presented by their creators during some of the most influential international events in mobile/web.

In 2010, he curated Mobile Trends 2020, a collaborative outlook including some of the key industry experts & visionaries on mobile trends for the next 10 years.

Rudy continues to be a frequent speaker at conferences such as MIPTV, Plugg, now, next, Digital Leaders Forum, PICNIC, Future of Mobile, Club de Creativos, MobileMonday Amsterdam, … and a jury member at MIDEM, Under The Radar – Mobility, Mobile Entertainment Awards (Meffys), Vodafone Mobile Clicks Awards, TechCrunch Europas Awards, Smaato Advertising Award and MEX: The Mobile User Experience Conference & Awards,


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