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Bart Decrem was the founder and CEO of Tapulous, one of the earliest iPhone startups. Most recently he was the SVP and General Manager for Mobile Games at The Walt Disney Company, from the Tapulous acquisition in July 2010 until June 2013. Originally from Belgium, he now lives and works in Silicon Valley.

His first entrepreneurial venture was at the age of 13, when he started a weekly magazine for Belgium's leading underground radio station while working as a DJ there. Bart moved to the US to study law at Stanford University. After graduation, Bart founded Plugged In, one of the nation's first digital divide programs.

In 1999, Bart co-founded Eazel, an open source Linux desktop start-up. Their software, Nautilus, continues to be used by millions of Linux users. Among other projects, he coordinated the creation of the GNOME Foundation. After Eazel shut down in 2001, Bart spent 18 months in Seoul, doing... See More

Experience (3)

  • Aaa4d233b4294275c86182477bd7c071


    Head of Business Affairs
    Jul, 2003 - Oct, 2004
  • 8ddf7a9c1edc1c7455967f5849d7566e


    Jan, 2008 - Jul, 2010
  • D0000004fd1cc1179dbfbf5ff395a591


    Founder and CEO
    Jan, 2005 - Jul, 2006