Outsell Inc. Simon Alterman

Simon Alterman

VP & Lead Analyst, Manager of Outsell's Leadership Community


As VP & Lead Analyst and Manager of the Outsell Leadership Community, Simon focuses on company and market performance and trends across the information industry. This includes topics such as best practices, benchmarks, valuations, and strategy — supporting companies with a broad range of activities across the industry spectrum to grow revenue through deeper insights into their markets, competitors, opportunities, and options. He serves as analyst and consultant to the CEOs in Outsell’s Leadership Community, helping to drive peer-to-peer exchanges at Council meetings and online. Simon brings a wealth of international experience in B2B and media strategy, business development, market intelligence, content licensing, and content management, having led global teams in senior operational, commercial, and editorial roles.


  • News and financial information
  • Strategic planning
  • Market analysis and sizing
  • Competitive intelligence
  • M&A valuation and due diligence
  • Content licensing
  • Content management
  • Editorial production


Simon received his B.A. in Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics from Cambridge University. He speaks fluent French and Spanish and bad Polish (his wife’s native language).


  • Dow Jones
  • Factiva
  • Reuters


Linkedin: Simon Alterman

Phone: +44 (0)20 3807 8083

Twitter: @simonalterman

More About Simon

Movies I Like

His Girl Friday, Cabaret, Manhattan, The Pianist, Of Gods and Men

Music I Listen To

The Great American Songbook (especially when sung by Ella Fitzgerald), Paul Simon, and Chopin

Favorite Cities

London, New York, San Francisco, and Boston

Best Vacation I've Taken

The Galapagos Islands

First Car

VW Beetle for gap year European tour

First Job

An ice cream van man

Favorite Author

Ian McEwan