Meet the organizers of AI5050
Welcome to AI5050, Belgium’s premier conference dedicated to exploring the business opportunities of artificial intelligence. Our event is made possible by the passion, expertise, and dedication of three remarkable individuals: Vincent Nys, Rik Lagey, and Rien van den Bosch. Together, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in technology, marketing, entrepreneurship, and event management to create a one-of-a-kind AI-focused experience.
Vincent Nys: The Innovation and Technology Guru
Vincent Nys is not your typical 33-year-old entrepreneur. He’s a visionary and a digital native who lives and breathes technology and innovation. As the former CEO of NewFusion, a Flemish Digital Media Agency, Vincent oversaw its transformation from a small startup into a successful company serving the media and marketing needs of prominent brands. Vincent’s ability to fuse technology and marketing led to the creation of unique and exciting experiences with a personal touch. Following NewFusion’s merger with Silicon Valley Tech Startup LiveReach Media, Vincent took the lead in the European Department.
Today, Vincent focuses on creating technical solutions for companies like Keytrade Bank. He’s also an active member of the startup community, where he explores the realms of contextual offline communication, AI, and Machine Learning. Vincent Nys is not just a tech enthusiast; he’s a driving force behind AI5050, sharing his insights and passion as a public speaker.
Rik Lagey: The Digital Marketing Enthusiast
Rik Lagey is a man with a passion for innovation, social media, and creative strategies. As a co-organizer of events like #SMDAYBE, and a trusted partner of the Community Brand Network, Rik brings his expertise to AI5050. His experience spans the realms of E-marketing, Global E-concepts, Social Media, Mobile, Branding, Digital Marketing, Communications, CRM, Social CRM, Employee & Customer Engagement, and Community Marketing.
Rik’s enthusiasm extends beyond the digital world; he’s also an avid family man and enjoys activities like basketball, squash, skiing, and even shark-related interests. With a deep knowledge of marketing and digital technologies, Rik Lagey plays a vital role in making AI5050 a success.
Rien van den Bosch: The Strategic Marketing Expert
Rien van den Bosch is a seasoned professional in managing teams, departments, and companies. His entrepreneurial spirit has led him to spearhead numerous marketing projects. Specializing in social media, content marketing, lead generation, and online sales, Rien brings a wealth of experience to AI5050.
Rien’s strategic prowess shines in the realm of B2B events, where he’s played a key role in (co-)organizing conferences such as Strategic Marketing Day, The Sales Summit, Revenue Boulevard, The 5th Conference, Drone Convention, GDPR Conference, CDO Conference, and of course, AI5050. Rien’s ability to create and curate successful events makes him an invaluable asset to the AI5050 team.
Together, Vincent Nys, Rik Lagey, and Rien van den Bosch form a dynamic trio, united by their passion for artificial intelligence and their commitment to exploring the vast business opportunities it offers. They invite you to join them at AI5050, where innovation, technology, and marketing converge to shape the future of AI in the business world.