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Apps World Europe has announced the first of its keynote speakers – Babak Parvis, the creator of Google Glass

Apps World Europe 2014 promises to be the best show yet / Ian Johnson, founder

Apps World Europe reveals keynote line-up that includes Google Glass Founder

Apps World Europe has announced the first of its keynote speakers for the show with a line-up that includes Babak Parvis, the creator of Google Glass and now vice president of Amazon. Parvis is one of a number of experts who will present keynote speeches at Apps World Europe, which will move for the first time to London’s Excel in November.

The keynote speakers make up more than 200 speakers who will be presenting at the show which is due to attract more than 12,000 attendees for 2014.

Takeshi Idezawa joined Livin’ on the EDGE Co., Ltd in 2001 and was placed in the mobile business division.

In 2003, he was appointed as the Executive Vice President and presided over the company’s mobile business. He was also involved in the company’s mobile business ventures in Spain, Germany, and other European countries. Later, he moved on to become the Chief Executive Officer of livedoor Co., Ltd, where …Other keynotes include As Seen on TV founder, entrepreneur and investor and now Shark Tank judge (the US equivalent of Dragon’s Den)

Kevin Harrington – the man also credited with creating the infomercial in 1984. Another famous TV face includes Jason Bradbury, presenter of The Gadget Show UK & US whose television career spans nearly 20 years. Other keynotes include Peter Molyneux, founder of Lionhead Studiosand one of the most recognised faces in the video games industry; Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Co-Founder & Chairman, ODI – Open Data Institute whose 33 year career saw him being knighted in 2013; Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech City UK whose international experience has taken him now to new heights building Tech City UK

Ian Johnson, founder of Apps World, @ianp_johnson said: “Apps World has grown hugely as a brand over the last five years and will this year attract more than 12,000 attendees to our European show in London. Our success is based on the strength of the keynotes we attract to speak at the show – a list that is constantly being added to. Apps World Europe 2014 promises to be the best show yet.”

Apps World Europe will be held in London’s Excel from 12-13 November. For more information about our speakers visit For more general information visit

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Now in its fifth year, the Apps World event series has grown to be one of the leading global multi-platform events in the mobile industry with annual events held in both San Francisco and London. Read more at, via the blog or Twitter: @apps_world


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