Are apps eating the world?

Donderdag 15 mei 16U15 - 17U15 in Zaal 1

Het app – ecosysteem van duizenden app ontwikkelaars en miljoenen smarthpone  gebruikers die elkaar op een app marktplaats terugvinden heeft een laagdrempelige  app eocnomie tot stand gebracht. 

Anno 2014 zien we dat dit app ecosysteem bestaande economische modellen aan het veranderen is zoals de taxi wereld, en er volledige nieuwe aan het maken is zoals de wereld van wearables en Internet-of-things.  Een blik naar de toekomst die nu in de maak is.

Van den Berghe
Steven Van den Berghe
Projectleider Smart Innovator
Steven Van den Berghe

Since 2012 Steven is a member of the Sirris ICT team. His main interests include innovation/incubation management, technology strategy, co-creation and collaborative research initiatives, all for creating a world of new, smarter products and services across the broad technological industry landscape. He has had a leading involvement in several European and national research projects (currently leading the Smart Innovator initiative), standardisation bodies (IETF) and has (co-) authored about 30 scientific publications.


Steven Van den Berghe graduated as a Master in Computer Science at Ghent University and performed research in the area of quality of service, traffic engineering and monitoring in IP networks, resulting in the award of his PhD in 2005. In 2006 he won the FITCE.BE Young ICT Personality award. Between 2006 and 2012 he was at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs to take a leading role in video technology research, but also to broaden his interest in (corporate) venturing and new product incubation.