Ralph Simon has enjoyed a spectacular 30+ year career in a variety of prominent fields: Music industry visionary who co-founded major indie leader, Zomba & Jive Records, signed talent, grew a successful international music publishing company, managed some of the world’s top record producers, then Executive VP & leadership exec at Capitol Records & Blue Note. He foresaw the potential of mobile phones & social media very early on & became a founder of the global mobile entertainment industry - & popularly known as the “father of the ring tone”. He’s always at the forefront of mobile social media innovation, streaming & mobile learning, & engages with global, digital business leaders, & political innovators across cultures around the world. His reputation as a distinguished interviewer & moderator in the USA & globally with his captivating interviewing style consistently attracts plaudits. He's currently developing a new digital streaming music series for TV & social media called “The Virtuosos”, & developing a global digital education platform with Silicon Valley’s iconic education guru, Esther Wojcicki. Founder/ Chairman of Mobilium Global, the 'international cool hunters’ & start-up investors, Ralph is based in London with deep links in LA, Europe & India. He’s a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) & a member of the Recording Academy in the USA.