Industry Recognition & Awards

The Digital Speaker has received >35 awards and industry recognition over the past years for his contributions to the future of work.

Dr Van Rijmenam has been recognised as an international expert and thought leader on big data, blockchain and artificial intelligence. You can view and access the 39 awards that he received over the years.

2022 Awards for Dr Mark van Rijmenam

Top 50 Business & Marketing Visionaries

Adello, the leading Swiss AdTech provider, recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as one of the top 50 business & marketing visionaries. They dedicated one of their magazines to me; check out the link above.

Top 12 Expert on Crypto by Thinkers360

The world’s largest and premier marketplace for B2B thought leaders and influencers recognized Van Rijmenam as an expert on crypto.

Top 32 Metaverse Thought Leaders by Onalytica

Onalytica has recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenan, author of Step into the Metaverse, as a thought leader to follow when it comes to the metaverse.

Top 5 Blockchain Expert

Thinkers360 has recognised Van Rijmenam as a global thought leader and expert in blockchain.

Top 10 Expert on Big Data by Thinkers360

The world’s largest and premier marketplace for B2B thought leaders and influencers recognized Van Rijmenam as an expert on big data.

2021 Awards for Dr Mark van Rijmenam

Top 10  Global Thought Leader in Crypto

Thinkers 360 has recognised The Digital Speaker as a global thought leader and influencer in crypto.

Top 20 AI Expert by Onalytica

Onalytica has recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as an AI expert based on his topical influence on Twitter, LinkedIn as well as how much he is referenced within blogs and online media.

Top 5 Thought Leader on Big Data by Thinkers360

Thinkers360 has recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as an international thought leader on big data. Dr Van Rijmenam has received this award now three years in a row.

Top Data Science Experts to know about by ApiumHub

ApiumHub recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as one of the top 25 data science experts to know about in 2021.

Global Top 4 Thought Leader on Blockchain by Thinkers360

Thinkers360 recognised Dr Van Rijmenam as a global thought leader on blockchain in 2021, which is based on his influence across a variety of platforms on the web.

Van Rijmenam’s Datafloq recognised as Global Top 3 Best Data Science Blog by TechTarget

TechTarget recognised Datafloq, which has been founded by Dr Mark van Rijmenam as the top 3 best data science blog to follow in 2021.

Top 25 Data Science Leader by Data Science Salon

Dr Mark van Rijmenam was recognised as a top 25 data science leader to follow in 2021 by Data Science Salon.

Global Top 10 Thought Leader on Artificial Intelligence by Thinkers360

The Digital Speaker has been recognised as one of the top 10 global thought leaders on artificial intelligence in 2021, based on his contributions across a wide variety of platforms.

Global Thought Leader on Analytics by Thinkers360

Dr Van Rijmenam was recognised as a global thinker on analytics based on his online contributions to the field of analytics.

2020 Recognition for Dr Van Rijmenam

#1 Thought Leader on Blockchain, globally by Thinkers360

Dr Van Rijmenam was recognised as the #1 global thought leader on blockchain by Thinkers360. This recognition is based on Thinkers360’s patent-pending holistic measure of thought leadership and authentic influence looking far beyond social media alone.

Top 4 Global Thought Leader on Cryptocurrency by Thinkers360

In 2020, Thinkers360 recognised Dr Van Rijmenam as a top global thinker on cryptocurrency based on his online presence and engagement.

The Organiation of Tomorrow recognised as top AI and Analtyics book by Analytics Insight

Dr Van Rijmenam’s latest book, The Organisation of Tomorrow, was recognised as a top 10 book on AI and Analytics to read during the pandemic.

Top 10 global Big Data influencer by Verdict

GlobalData research by Verdict recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as the #7 biggest influencer on big data in 2020, based on his online engagement.

Top 20 Global Big Data Thought Leader and Influencer by Onalytica

Onalytica recognised The Digital Speaker as a global thought leader and influencers in 2020.

Top 10 global Internet of Things (IoT) influencer by Verdict

GlobalData research by Verdict recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as the #8 biggest influencer on the Internet of Things in 2020, based on his online engagement.

Top Global Thought Leader on Analytics by Thinkers360

Thinkers360 recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as a top global thought leader on analytics, based on his online contributions to the field of analytics.

Top 25 AI and Big Data News Publications by Certainly

Mark van Rijmenam’s data and technology insights platform, Datafloq, was recognised as a top 25 publication to follow by Certainly.

Top Global Thinker on FinTech by Thinkers360

In 2020, Thinkers360 recognised Dr Van Rijmenam as a top global thought leader on FinTech based on his contributions to the field of Finance and Tech.

Top 200 Blockchain Influencer and Author by Open Business Council

The Open Business Council recognised Dr Van Rijmenam as a top 200 blockchain influencer and author based on his articles and books on blockchain.

Top 25 Global Thought Leader on Privacy by Thinkers360

Privacy is for citizens and in 2020, Thinkers360 recognised Dr Van Rijmenam as a global thinker on this important subject.

AR/VR Global Thinker by Thinkers360

In 2020, The Digital Speaker was recognised as a global thought leader on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) by Thinkers360.

2019 Awards for Mark van Rijmenam

Global #1 Thought Leader on Blockchain by Thinkers360

Based on his online contributions to the field of blockchain, Dr Van Rijmenam was recognised as the number one global thought leader on blockchain in 2019.

Top 100 Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Influencer 2019 by Analytics Insight

Analytics Insight recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as one of top 100 AI and Big Data influencers in 2019.

Global Top 5 Thought Leader on Artificial Intelligence by Thinkers360

Dr Van Rijmenam has been recognised as one of the top 5  global thought leaders on artificial intelligence in 2021, based on his contributions across a wide variety of platforms.

Global Thinker on FinTech by Thinkers360

In 2019, Dr Mark van Rijmenam was recognised as a global thought leader in FinTech by Thinkers360 based on his articles and online engagement.

2018 Recognition from around the web for Mark van Rijmenam

The 100 Most Influential Blockchain People by DeepOnion

In 2018, Dr Mark van Rijmenam was recognised as one of the top 100 most influential blockchain people in the world by DeepOnion.

The 10 Best Data Science Blogs To Follow by Tableau

Tableau Software recognised Datafloq, founded by Dr Mark van Rijmenam, as one of the top 10 best data science blogs to follow.

2017 Awards for Mark van Rijmenam

Top 12 Global Big Data Influencer by Onalytica

Onalytica recognised Dr Van Rijmenam as a global big data influencer and thought leader in their 2017 leaderboard, which was based on his contributions to the field.

Top 20 Most Influential Blockchain People by Richtopia

In 2017, Richtopia recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as the #17 most influential blockchain people.

2016 Awards and Recognition for Van Rijmenam

Top 10 Global Big Data Influencer by Onalytica

Onalytica recognised Dr Mark van Rijmenam as a top 10 global big data thought leader and influencer in their 2016 big data leaderboard.

IoT 2016: Top 100 Influencer by Onalytica

In 2016, Dr Van Rijmenam was recognised as a top 100 thought leader on the Internet of Things.

Top Big Data and Data Science Leader on LinkedIn by KDNuggets

KDNuggets mentioned Dr Mark van Rijmenam as a top big data and data science leader to follow on LinkedIn.

2015 Recognition for Dr Van Rijmenam

Verix 2015 Big Data Influencers Outlook

In 2015, Verix recognised as Mark van RIjmenam as one of the big data influencers and included him in the 2015 outlook.

2014 Recognition for Mark van Rijmenam

Top 200 Big Data Thought Leader and Influencer to follow by Big Data made Simple

In 2014, Big Data made Simple recognised Mark van Rijmenam as one of the top 200 big data thought leaders and influencers to follow on Twitter/