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 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.
Simon's thought leadership can be heard through his speaking engagements at leading international conferences and alongside his coaching and training sessions he delivers digital marketing strategies to audiences at leading global brands.