Danny Devriendt is born in Belgium, has the Belgian nationality, and devides his time between Aalter, Belgium and Trouville-la-Haule, France. He studied educational sciences and agogics -the social science relating to the promotion of personal, social and cultural welfare- at the Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen. His healthy passion for people, Schrödinger’s cat, quantum mechanics and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy makes him an unorthodox out-of-the-box thinker.
Danny Devriendt is the managing director of IPG/Dynamic (Interpublic Group of Companies)in Brussels; the founder/Owner of Heliade* consulting and the CEO of the Eye of Horus, a global think-tank for communication-technology related topics. Danny writes regularly on communication platforms, information technology and trends. He has been a guest lecturer at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, CREA Genève, StiMa, Ghent University, covering communication technology, content marketing and digital and social media.
Business Insider ranks him the 3rd most influential ad Executive on twitter, and CEOWorld Magazine lists him in their 10 top advertising executives to follow on twitter. For Data News Belgium, he is a key influential in the Belgian tech-community[.He was featured in Dr. Grattons book Zero to 100,000: Social Media Tips and Tricks for Small Businesses(chapter 24)