MWC19 Day 4: Protect and serve, a new motto

by David Vindel

EMEA Practice Leader Technology
February 28, 2019

MWC19 Day 4: Protect and serve, a new motto

Protect and serve has been the motto of the Los Angeles police since 1963, and it is a motto the MWC19 congress embraced by taking very seriously the topics of protection and how best to serve the industry. MWC19 is handling sensitive subjects such as digital wellness and digital trust – two areas that once … Read more

Stakes for EV in Trade War Deadline

Regardless of what happens on the March 1st deadline for a new U.S.-China trade pact, there is no turning back from a future of electric vehicles. In the U.S., sales of plug-in electric vehicles have increased steadily since 2012 and spiked last year with sales estimated at 400,000, doubling 2017’s total. Even this, though, is … Read more

Addressing the World’s Most Significant Challenges through Competitor Collaboration

When Klaus Schwab first created what has infamously and affectionately become known as ‘Davos’, he could never have imagined the power and influence the World Economic Forum could exert in driving change and progress, bringing together stakeholders from the opposite sides of the table, not only shareholders but clients, customers, companies, employee, communities, governments and … Read more

MWC19 Day 3: Innovation thriving at MWC2019

Shows like MWC19 tend to be the perfect stage upon which companies can reveal their latest innovations and this year’s MWC19 delivered plenty. Hard to summarize everything, but there are three groups with which we can classify the innovations that will affect all of us. These deserve special attention because they stood out to media … Read more

MWC19 Day 2: Nothing artificial about AI at MWC2019

Artificial Intelligence has made a huge impact on human interaction with machines, in industries such as finance, healthcare, travel, utility, and telecom. It’s only right, then, that AI should be exploited by exhibitors at MWC19. The show features robots like the XR series robots, the Smart Service Robot that can man reception areas, and a … Read more

MWC19 Day 1: Give me 5G! is the overriding message at MWC19

First day at MWC19 and hard, if not impossible, to avoid the primary focus of this year’s show: 5G. It´s plastered everywhere, in big letters, on every stand, in every slogan, in every advert – as a result, the hype of 5G is reaching new heights. Though MWC19 started today, some device manufacturers chose to … Read more

H+K Appoints Simon Shaw as Global Chief Creative Strategy + Innovation Officer

February 21, 2019, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies, international public relations agency, has appointed Simon Shaw as Global Chief Creative Strategy + Innovation Officer. Shaw joined H+K in 2014 as Chief Creative Officer at H+K’s Centre of Creative Strategy in London. For the last five years, he has been a major accelerant in the transformation of … Read more

Breach Fatigue and the Changing Face of Crisis Communications

This article was originally published on LinkedIn.  More than a  billion people were affected by data breaches in 2018. They had a broad range of personal data stolen ranging from passport, identity card and credit card data to health history, encrypted passwords, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, and relationship status.  Brands including Marriott, Google, Facebook and … Read more

What to expect at MWC 2019


In just over a week’s time the wireless world convenes at the Mobile World Congress descends upon Barcelona. MWC19 Barcelona will attract more than 107,000 professionals from over 200 countries and territories, with over 2,000 journalists registered – each of them asking the same question: What’s new? Many companies wait until the show starts to … Read more

Podcast: Vikki Willimott Discusses Micro/Nano Influencers

Vikki Willimott, Global Head of Content + Publishing at H+K, sits down with The Drum’s Shiny New Object podcast to discuss different types of influencers and how brands can get the most value out of micro/nano influencers by leveraging their skills of creating quality content. The interview also touches upon Vikki’s career path and how … Read more

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