Mendix Announces Global Adventurer Bear Grylls as Headline Speaker for Mendix World 2019

Mendix World 2019, the world’s largest low-code conference, will be held April 16-17 at Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands

Bear Grylls will deliver inspiring speech to compel attendees to go back to their organizations and drive problem-solving, odds-defying digital initiatives

BOSTON and ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – March 7, 2019 – Mendix, a Siemens company and the global leader in low-code for the enterprise, has announced renowned explorer Bear Grylls will be the headline speaker for Mendix World 2019, taking place on April 16-17 at Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands. Bear Grylls will close the two-day conference with an inspiring talk that highlights his numerous accomplishments surviving tough conditions and the power of never giving up.

Mendix World 2019 is the premier low-code conference, bringing together business and IT leaders to share ideas that can drive innovation, solve the IT resource and backlog crisis, and empower their organizations to take a radical approach to application development. Previously announced speakers include executives from Canada Post, Rabobank, eXp Realty, Zurich Insurance, Erie Insurance, and Continental.

The addition of Bear Grylls to the already packed Mendix World 2019 agenda will highlight how businesses and organizations can be just as hard to navigate as any jungle, especially when different teams are speaking different languages. Embracing adversity, and building resourceful solutions is critical to thriving in these challenging conditions.

Bear Grylls’ presentation takes place on Wednesday, April 17 at 17:00 at Rotterdam Ahoy as part of Mendix World 2019.

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About Bear Grylls
Known worldwide as one of the most recognized faces of survival and outdoor adventure. BAFTA award winning TV host Bear Grylls began his journey in 21 SAS before becoming one of the youngest ever climbers of Mount Everest. He is a number 1 bestselling Author, an Honorary Colonel to the Royal Marine Commandos, the youngest ever UK Chief Scout and the first ever Chief Ambassador to the World Scout Movement, representing a global family of some fifty million Scouts.

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