The Mobilium Advisory Group; Mobile Entertainment Forum - Americas / CEO & Founder; Chairman Emeritus & Founder
Ralph Simon is acknowledged as one of the founders of the modern mobile entertainment & content industry. Over the last 17 years, he has been a prominent global mobile trailblazer and innovator, helping grow the mobile entertainment, health and content industry while playing a central role in its impact and presence. Today, mobile is a key platform to reach the over seven billion mobile subscribers worldwide.
He is a distinguished mobile visionary & innovator, and popularly known as "the father of the ring tone". His unique understanding of what drives world-wide mobile business models, smartphone lifestyles, multi-screen creativity and the latest mobile app development & innovation is internationally recognised.
He co-founded and grew Zomba / Jive Records into a major global label and publisher, and then grew the world's first international commercial ring tone service. One of the world's top 50 executives in mobile since 2005.
He is respected as a provocative moderator and interviewer, he is a sought-after high level entrepreneur advisor, always knowledgeable about what's coming next in mobile. He is relentlessly searching for the hottest new social media apps, platforms, and global innovation, he knows just how to reach the world's "Screenagers".
He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and currently based in the Mobilium offices in London.