He’s a Fellow of the UK Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and UK Royal Television Society (RTS) member.
Former publisher of TV App Market and founder of The Hackfest acquired in 2013.
His TV format Walk The Plank was optioned by Sony Pictures in 2012, but dropped.
Entrepreneur, Innovation Catalyst, Writer, Publisher, Speaker, Bricoleur, TEDxster
International Broadcasting Conference (IBC) and ConnectedWorld.TV
My five year atlanticfreepress.com project and Free Press Group were honored in the Innovation category which recognizes organizations for the design and development of new technologies and/or the application of an existing technology in a new and unique way to advance overall human health, security or well-being. Category co-winners included NASA and Duke University. Established in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program brings together the men, women, organizations and institutions around the world whose visionary applications of information technology promote positive social, economic and educational change. Laureates' achievements are recognized publicly at the Computerworld Honors Laureate Ceremony and Awards Gala at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington D.C. where honorees are presented with a medallion inscribed with the Program's mission, "A Search for New Heroes." See here.
Winner of 2010 Deloitte Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions for Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands for futurist views on Social TV and Media Convergence. The 2011 Deloitte TMT Predictions provide an in-depth look at the emerging issues that will impact the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sectors for the next 12-18 months.
We believe that hackers are the alchemists of our time… the masters of the binary evolution.
We believe that hacking can help solve the world’s problems.
We have a huge rolodex and network of some of the top hackers and innovators on the planet.
It’s very simple. We love what we do. We want to change the world. And most importantly…
We drive innovation.
—Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) - Devices, Sensors, Connected World
—Health Applications and emerging technologies
—Green Applications and emerging technologies
—Innovation - Driving new models around hackathons and open innovation
—Consumer Electronics - Hardware, Software, Content, Brands
—Social Media - Enterprise, Viral, Marketing, Strategy
—Government Funding in Europe for Innovation
Richard Kastelein Narrates this Video on Hackathons and Driving Innovation
TEDx: The Future of Television: Richard Kastelein Speaking at TEDx in Groningen in 2011.
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