A STRONG ALLIANCE OF ENGAGED EXPERTS
Who: Benoit 'Ben' Cornet (Belgium)
What: CEO & Captain of Creative Minds and solo ocean sailor.
Story: Benoit steers the team to realize BoldMove’s mission. During the past twenty years he's been driving industry innovations as Founder and CEO of Alterface, establishing the first interactive and rotating theatres, as well as the first non-linear erratic dark ride. Recognized by several Thea and other international awards, Benoit remains an active TEA Board Member.
EXHILARATING EXPERIENCES WITH TECHNOLOGY
Who: Anja D'Hondt (Belgium)
What: Managing Partner & Queen of Happy Hearts and avid Mini Convertible cruiser.
Story: Anja drives the BoldMove Nation partner alliance into a powerful community, she previously founded and run an international B2B tech PR agency for sixteen years and brings a smart and creative approach to PR and marketing in the entertainment industry. Engagement and communication are BoldMove's strategic pillars.
TEAMING UP TO CREATE HAPPIER WORLDS
Who: Fabrice Guichard (France)
What: Chief of Digital Worlds and CEO of Polymorph, a creative digital studio based in Bretagne.
Story: with his team he devises graphic and interactive productions in CGI and virtual reality, from storyboard up to rendering and 3D-movies. As part of the expert team he develops engaging media content and gameplay for inspiring location-based applications.
Who: Michel Commerman (Belgium)
What: Technical Operations Director and Owner Michel Commerman EZ.
Story: Michel manages technical and master planning, fitting rides and attractions to the customer venue. He gained experience as architect and project leader in Branded FEC markets at KCC, Plopsa Group and at iP2 Entertainment for Dreamworks and National Geographic. Michel ensures installations adhere to the highest quality and safety standards.
Who: Sven Popelier (Belgium)
What: Product Manager and Conductor of Fun & Thrills and theme park lover.
Story: Sven successfully led several large projects for a major bank in Belgium that reshaped their sales process for the future. With a strong passion for theme parks, he has been working as a freelance journalist for several fan and coaster sites. Sven will apply this expertise to develop the most suitable solutions for each customer, delivering quality services with a smile.
Who: Ley De Pooter (Belgium)
What: Marketing Coordinator & Social Fairy
Story: Ley obtained her Master's Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing at Ghent University. During her studies she developed a strong interest in B2B marketing and is now eager to practice her creative and digital marketing skills. Join her for an inspiring journey in the happy world of entertainment and attractions.
Who: Sven Riegel (Germany)
What: Experience Creator & Art Director and Owner of Themed Entertainment Design Lab.
Story: Sven supports the team in creating story-driven and immersive visitor attractions. He designed and directed rides for Universal Studios in Japan and Orlando, Movie Park Germany and Ferrari World. Sven applies his theme park expertise and passion to craft fun and memorable experiences.
Who: Klaus Sommer Paulsen (Denmark)
What: Integrated Storytelling Director and Founder & CEO of AdventureLAB.
Story: Klaus brings a creative, innovative approach to entertainment and edutainment. He shapes new and fascinating universes through multi-layered, narrative techniques. A successful trainer and authority at renown academic institutions in the Nordic countries and internationally, Klaus published a book on Integrated Storytelling Design.
Who: Thibault Paquin (France)
What: Experience Economy Expert and CEO & Founder of Celebrating Life, a collective of experts creating meaningful concepts and venues in Location-Based Entertainment (LBE).
Story: Thibault acquired a strong expertise in destination marketing across hospitality, tourism and leisure industries in Asia Pacific. Thibault supports the team in creating fun and sustainable retailtainment projects.