Ralph Simon

Global Visionary in Tech & Innovation & 'Father of the Ringtone' // 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 a known as a distinguished moderator & interviewer world-wide 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, 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, curating the annual Mobile World Congress conventions in Barcelona, Los Angeles & Shanghai & programming some of the world’s most important start-up & future tech gatherings world-wide. He's currently developing an important TV series called “The Virtuosos”, featuring virtuosic global artists & performers. He’s an investor in the eSports & the video game industry. Founder/ Chairman of Mobilium Global, the 'international cool hunters’ & start-up investors, Based in London, Mumbai, Helsinki & LA & a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) & the USA Recording Academy. He’s relentlessly seeking what’s coming next, from all over the world.


Fireside Chat: Investing in a better future

15.05, 18:10