Futurist Speaker Simon

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Futurist Speaker Simon
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  • Futurist, strategic thinker and speaker

  • Expert on disruptive technology and information security

  • Regular technology commentator on world news channels

  • Adviser to governmental organisations and law enforcement agencies

  • Previous corporate clients incl Microsoft, Fujitsu, Yell.com, Interpol...

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Simon is a disruptive technologist and futurist, strategic thinker and speaker. He is Vice Chairman of the Conservative Technology Forum and Director of the open market policy think tank, Aediles. Formerly a UK Technology Ambassador, he frequently assisted The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and UK Trade Invest. His areas of expertise include technology, politics, social media, eCrime and information security, eGovernment. He advises government, law enforcement agencies, business and media on the evolution, development and application of new technology.

Simon is regarded as an expert on ‘disruptive innovation’, and writes extensively on Information Security and the topic of 'Big Data,' which is becoming an increasingly important management challenge for corporations, as expanding information sources converge with powerful analytics tools, Cloud Computing models and accelerating processor speeds.

He appears regularly as an analyst and technology commentator for Sky News, CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and CNN.

Simon has made frequent contributions to a number of leading publications in the IT industry, and national and international press, such as: eGov monitor, The Economist, The New Statesman and The Observer newspapers. Simon has also written for The Times, Arab News, The Saudi Economic Review, as well being a regular columnist for Silicon.com and Computer Weekly.

A former chief executive and Chairman of The Research Group, and Chair of the annual international eCrime Congress, Dr Simon Moore is widely recognised for his expertise in online espionage, hi-tech crime and information security issues.

As Vice Chairman of the Conservative Technology Forum, Simon continues to work closely with Westminster on information society issues, and is also a member of the Information Communication Technology Policy Group, advising members of the European Parliament through the centre-right European Peoples Party (EPP).

Speaker Topics:
Simon can present on many topics surrounding technology and cutting-edge innovation including:
Disruptive Technology
eCrime and Information Security
Big Data and Cloud Computing
Internet and Digital Risk
Social Media
Altered Carbon: examining the collision between computing, nanotechnology and genetic engineering

Keyword Topics: Futurist > Disruptive Technology > Nanotechnology > Cloud Computing > Big Data > eCrime > Hi-Tech Crime > Online Security > Social Media > Information Security

Previous Clients:
Trend Micro
Serious & Organised Crime Agency (SOCA)
The British Government
Crime Division of Federal Bureau of Investigation
AJK Associates
UK National Hi-Tech Crime Unit

Notable events include:
Visa’s annual Payment Card Industry (PCI/DSS) Europe
Emirates Forum, Dubai
Middle-East e-Government Conference
Irish Software Industry's, Dublin
IDG European Security Conference
Ministry of Justice’s Conference, London
NATO’s Intel Fusion Security Conference
CAEK, Prague

“Simon is a key person in bringing people together from all key players in the high tech security world from private industry, law enforcement, and academia. His activities in awareness building amongst the public audience made the Internet safer and computers more secure in general. All his presentations are of high value and are setting standards in the IT world.”
Bernhard Otupal, Head of High Tech Crime Unit, Interpol General Secretariat

“Simon has a full understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing law enforcement and business as they work together to combat hi-tech criminality. His in depth knowledge enabled critical issues to be examined in detail, stimulating debate and exploring workable solutions.”
Felicity Bull, UK National Hi-Tech Crime Unit

“Simon's reputation extends to this continent. When I was looking for IT expertise in a niche area, I was passed from one "expert" to another until I was connected to Simon. He delivered. It is impossible to imagine someone whose breadth and depth of IT knowledge surpasses his own, and this is reinforced by his expansive IT connections.”
Jeff Bauer, Supervisory Special Agent, Cybercrime Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

“Simon possesses outstanding presentation skills and is able to command and entertain senior business and government representatives at our events that in some cases number 600 delegates. No easy task!”
Simon Johnson, Managing Director, AKJ Associates Ltd

“Simon is an analyst who is able to dissect and report on the most complex of issues in a broad spectrum of IT and non-IT related subjects; a rare skill. Simon is adept at providing concise reporting and analysis in a style that can be easily understood by the masses via any media”
Tony Larks EMEA Director of Marketing – Trend Micro