Mark van Rijmenam keynote speaker
- Building the Future; One Block at a Time
- Long Live Big Data
- The Future of The Internet of Things is Distributed
Mark van Rijmenam is Founder of dscvr.it and Datafloq. He has a Bachelor in Hospitality Management, a Master in Marketing Management and he is currently pursuing a PhD in Management.
He is an entrepreneur with a drive for (disruptive) innovation and to make a difference and inspire others. His objective is to be a catalyst for global innovation and to enable organizations and societies to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. He is named a global top 10 Big Data influencer and one of the most influential Blockchain people.
Van Rijmenam believes in sustainable, social and economic responsibility when doing business or creating companies. Let’s use the latest trends such as Big Data, Robotics, Virtual reality, Artificial Intelligence, Nanotechnology or 3D printing to change and improve the world and create a better place for all. He is aware of the latest trends in the world that impact organisations.
Currently, he is a PhD Candidate at the University of Technology, Sydney. He has received two scholarships to do so. His research question is how organizations can use Big Data, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to remain competitive.
He is the author of the book Think Bigger – Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your Business, which was published globally as of April 2014, published in Chinese in 2017. He is also co-author of the book Blockchain (forthcoming). He is a frequent blogger on Datafloq.com as well as on other platforms around the web.
He is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker on big data, blockchain, AI, IoT and disruptive innovation. He has given lectures at the Business University Nyenrode, University of Technology Sydney and has spoken in Australia, France, China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, South Africa, Colombia, United States, Dubai and The Netherlands among others. He is founding partner of think tank The Digital Leadership Initiative in Sydney.
Co-founder at Map of the Money
An Expert on Business Creativity, Innovation and Global Business.
Award-Winning Director & Explorer
Director of Global Business Marketing, Facebook (2009-2015)