Futurist, strategic thinker, speaker and special advisor, Simon Moores has been closely associated with the origin of the expression 'Digital Divide'. His present focus is on cutting-edge business innovation, Big Data, artificial intelligence, disruptive technologies, threat management, financial crime and the evolution and direction of the internet and its social ecosystem. His subject areas include:
Digital Risk & Security
Internet of Things & AI
Big Data Analytics
In a long career that has spanned a close involvement with the largest technology giants, Simon acted as a 'Technology Ambassador' for the UK government's Office of the e-Envoy during the time of Prime Minister, Tony Blair. The author of 'March of the Spiders', a Conservative Technology Forum report examining copyright laws in the digital economy, he was also a co-author of 'An Information Society at the Service of its Citizens - A Policy Framework for a 21st Century Conservative Government' and the Conservative Party’s 2005 'Digital Plan for Britain'. He has worked on several business intelligence projects with the London School of Economics and is a director of the centre-right open market policy ‘think tank’, Aediles and has advised government, business and the media on the evolution, development and application of eGovernment and Internet-related technologies.
Simon is internationally recognised for his expert work on eGovernment, information economy, digital transformation, Hi-tech crime and information security issues. More recently, he has been working with Symantec as a consultant and trusted advisor on the evolving future of information security.
“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 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
'Insightful and thought provoking talk by Simon Moores an exciting future ahead and don't expect it to slow down'
Simon Meredith – CIO
IBM UK & Ireland
"Simon is fascinating. I was lucky enough to engage him to present at one of our user conferences, on the topic on disruptive technology and the future of information security. No one in the room could tear their eyes away, We were entertained, intrigued and inspired in equal measure."
Melanie Strangwick Global Campaigns Manager at BAE Applied Intelligence
'You clearly underlined the emerging threat landscape impacting the wider aviation industry globally with the new technologies.'
Chief Executive Officer, SITA