Simon has spent the past sixteen years working within the technology sector, with a particular focus on the convergence of Internet, broadcast and mobile telecoms. Simon was senior principal at the venture capital and strategic consulting firm Interregnum for 11 years. In this role he was involved in early stage ventures such as Yospace as well as carrying out projects for large corporations such as Sony, British Airways, IBM, Microsoft, Chyron Corporation and the BBC. Most recently he was CEO of Objectronix Ltd, an IT security and application hosting company serving clients such as Camelot, Channel 4, Anheuser Busch, Asprey and Lockheed Martin. Simon is a graduate of Bristol University where he holds a B. Eng. in mechanical engineering.