Global Conference 2014
Ralph Simon is CEO of Mobilium Global Group, which provides strategic advice across the mobile communications spectrum. Acknowledged as a founder of the modern mobile entertainment industry, Simon works closely with the GSM Association, the global governing body of the mobile phone industry, and serves as global ambassador for CTIA-The Wireless Association. Earlier, he co-founded the Zomba Group of music companies in London and came to the U.S. as executive vice president of Capitol Records and Blue Note Records. After he created the startup Yourmobile, Simon was known as the "Father of the Ring Tone." Mobile Entertainment magazine named him one of the world's "Top 50 Executives in Mobile Entertainment." He serves on the board of Hungama Digital Media Entertainment, as advisor to the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance and as chairman emeritus of the Mobile Entertainment Forum-Americas, which he founded. Simon is a fellow of the UK's Royal Society of Arts and a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences in the U.S.