Simon is the founder of New Rise Digital, and has over 16 years experience of building digital businesses. He has also extensively coached and trained new and expanding businesses and their staff on digital business strategies.
Simon’s public speaking engagements have included presenting digital marketing strategies to audiences at leading international business conferences including PopKomm (Berlin), Midem (Cannes, France), The ADE (Amsterdam), BriteSpace (London), Digital Marketing Mastermind (London) and Enterprise Nation Start Up 2015 (London).
Simon has also been featured and quoted in national publications including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph & The Mail on Sunday.
Simon helped to open leading event company Eventbrite's first international office in London, training and coaching their teams on CRM, helpdesk and communications tools, as well as running a number of previous technology businesses including online training academies.
In 2009 he founded digital marketing agency MMS Music Marketing creating successful online campaigns for independent record labels across Europe and North America gaining Billboard top 20 hits for new upcoming artists.
He is also the author of the book “Essential Digital Marketing For Small Business” sold worldwide through Amazon and has run numerous digital marketing podcasts.
Simon is a passionate supporter of new enterprise and the entrepreneurial spirit, contributing to national campaigns such as StartUpBritain, and getting involved in lobbying campaigns with organisations including Enterprise Nation.