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).
Simon can present on many topics surrounding technology and cutting-edge innovation including:
eCrime and Information Security
Big Data and Cloud Computing
Internet and Digital Risk
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