After completing a Business Studies degree at the University of Plymouth, Simon started his work career at a direct marketing agency in Cheltenham, Target Direct. (now branded as tangible:response). Here he was a Planner/Buyer for the Agencies clients, which at the time included, The Salvation Army, RNIB, Marie Curie and Acorn Childrenâ€™s Hospice.
After nearly two years, Simon moved into the more dynamic pace of Search Engine Marketing at The Search Works. Working as a Senior Account Manager, he worked on clients such as Comet, The Carphone Warehouse, Shopzilla, OctopusTravel, Virgin Holidays and James Villas. Average managed monthly spend was in the region of Â£250k.
In February 2008, Simon took up the role of Product Training Manager at TradeDoubler where he is responsible for training clients on the use and best practice of TradeDoublerâ€™s productsâ€™ td Searchware and td Integral, across TradeDoubler’s pan-European footprint.