Had the pleasure of being on the same panel as Richard in several events. He's an authority on what's happening across the media field now - and a visionary when it comes to spotting the technologies that will emerge in the next three years. Richard delivers hard hitting analysis in an engaging [...]
Richard made an inspiring and enthusiastic presentation and talk during our conference on “New screens, new regulations” in July 2012 in Brussels. Richard shared his strategic vision of the next five years of television, showing in particular how interactivity will move to the second screen. [...]
Geneviève de Bueger
Richard provided an excellent vision of how the media industry is converging and what form a future world of orchestrated media may take. He has a great style and was very well received by a wide range of creative technology and production professionals.
Richard is a visionary and someone to follow closely as he is on top of the trends and future of convergent television. A mentor and leader among men Appmarket.tv is a must have for any Transmedia Brandcaster wishing to reach the pinnacle of success in new media. A Social Media Communications [...]
Richard is a rare breed, an inspiring individual with an invaluable knowledge of social media/TV, convergence and community building. I've strongly admired his advocacy towards Open-Source Technology and was constantly impressed with his creative and refreshing approach towards complex [...]
Richard introduced me to the concept of Social TV in the spring of 2009 - and injected me with his passion and some of his vast knowledge. We have not stopped working with each other on projects, seminars and co-writing. If I would have only four words to describe Richard - it would be Passion [...]
Richard is a truly inspiring tech visionary, a consummate business strategist and, in my view, an invaluable asset to any net based enterprise. He works like 10 Trojans, micro-managing any number of complex projects, never failing to give his full attention and expertise to each. Anyone seeking [...]
Passionate, persevering and moves mountains to achieve what he has in mind which is admirable and inspires others by it!
Fantastic ability to bring the right people together and tap into his vast high-quality network.
As a C-level strategist he excels in business strategies, (Open Source) [...]
Gianluigi Cuccureddu SMP
Richard's social awareness has led him to a broad range of activities, and this versatility shows when you work in the trenches with him. When it comes to social media, he knows all the ins and outs. Being a hard-working, loyal team player, Richard will add significant value to most [...]
Derk de Geus
Richard worked for our company for about two years. It was a while back, but I have followed his career and noted with interest that he has grown and developed in the field, adding management to his journalism, graphics and webdesign skills. He is a professional communicator, a skilled writer [...]
Richard is a great person to work with. His wide range of interests makes him a versatile team member, not only bringing a lot of experience to the table but also an open mind ready to take on new challenges. His background in journalism makes him nuanced whenever desired, and just whenever required.
In my thirty-one years as a university professor I’ve dealt with many different editors: editors of scholarly journals, academic and trade book editors and on-line editors. Very few of them have matched the competence and proficiency of Richard Kastelein. I say that based on working with [...]
Richard is a highly imaginative communicator with a great command of the Joomla publishing platform. He is very effective at getting ideas to an audience using Internet media.
Richard Kastelein is one of the most passionate and talented individuals working in the new media industry today. Through his Free Press Group, Richard has provided journalists with a platform to publish important, hard-hitting news stories and commentary that otherwise may have never seen the [...]
I'm more than happy to write in behalf of Richard Kastelein's excellent and dedicated work as Managing Director at Free Press Group. Richard has labored with dauntless energy and unflagging commitment to make the best and most honest, penetrating, and indispensable journalistic work available [...]
Richard, as an editor, has chosen to run my pieces, published at ThisCantBeHappening.net and Counterpunch, in his publications.
I worked with Richard on the Twinners.com community site supporting him in the development of the site.
It was a pleasure to work with Richard on all levels. He was knowledgeable as well as open minded and very hard working.
Richard is an extremely creative individual and close friend.
His work for Zephyr has brought things to a new level
It was an absolute pleasure working with Richard on the Twinners project. He is able to give and receive good criticism and able to keep his eye on the goals of a project and work toward getting it there.
He also knows his business very well and is very pleasant to work with.