Ralph Simon is one of the founders of the global mobile entertainment & social media industry, a visionary & innovator, known as “the father of the ring tone”. An expert on smartphone lifestyles & multi-screen creativity & a specialist in providing mobile health systems in developing countries, he founded the world’s first international global commercial ring tone service in the USA, Europe, Africa and Australasia. He is recognised as one of the world’s top 50 mobile executives since 2005, Ralph relentlessly searches the world for the smartest new mobile & wireless apps, mobile health platforms, VR, creativity & content. His Mobilium Global companies are experts in mobile social media, mobile health & wellness in the developing world, and also, mobile games & Virtual Reality, global mobile business strategies, ‘positive disruption’ & execution. He knows that the future belongs to “Screenagers” everywhere & he knows how to reach “Screenagers” and foster their mobile multi-screen & smartphone use.
Mobilium launched Africa’s first-ever mobile health delivery network through their Africa division. Mobilium is also currently involved in: Mobile Games – making the first-ever John Lennon mobile Virtual reality experience, and also, involved in social media sports: they are architecting and developing the 1st-ever British Professional Basketball League in the UK. Mobilium also curates & programs some of the world’s most important start-up & future tech gatherings including: the Pioneers (Future Tech Festival), Vienna; The African Leadership Network in Africa; CTIA’s Mobile Convention, Las Vegas in the USA, The “All That Matters” annual digital & mobile convention in Singapore and DLD Tel Aviv. He is a global judge & board member of the United Nations’ World Summit Awards, the very prestigious global mobile apps competition. He is known internationally as a prominent public speaker & moderator, & developer of start-ups & innovation initiatives. Ralph is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in the UK, a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences in the USA & CEO/Founder of Mobilium Global, the international mobile cool hunters.