Simon works with Boards and leadership teams in multiple sectors around the world on new growth strategies, specialising in business model transformation. He focuses in particular on how traditional companies can successfully implement platform and ecosystem based strategies. In 2017 he led one of the world’s largest studies into the business models of 2500 listed companies to understand the impact on their financial performance and valuation.
Most recently Simon has created a new online education course for senior execs called The New Growth Playbook – Transform your Business Model for the Digital Economy (www.newgrowthplaybook.com).
Simon has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s global ICT agenda council, and has founded several analyst and consulting firms. His early career was at various WPP and Omnicom companies. He has an MA from Cambridge University.
Simon is an expert speaker on topics such as:
- Business Model Innovation
- Platforms and Ecosystems
- Digital Transformation
- Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT)
- The Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Cloud
- How to compete and collaborate with Amazon, Google, Facebook and Alibaba
“Simon is at the forefront of digital trends.”
Group Chief Strategy Officer, Global Telco
“Simon is a thought leader extraordinaire!”
Director of Leadership, Global Training Company
“Simon is one of a very small number of senior consultants who truly understands platform-based business models and how traditional enterprises can successfully incorporate them”
Senior Director, European Media Company
“Simon’s analysis of business models is brilliant”
Senior Partner, Global Management Consultancy
“Your talk was inspirational. Thank you”
Executive Vice President, Enterprise Software Company
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