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67 Platts Lane, London, NW37NL, United Kingdom
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


  • Dow Jones
  • Factiva
  • Reuters


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).

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 Author:

Ian McEwan

Best Vacation I've Taken:

The Galapagos Islands

First Car:

VW Beetle for gap year European tour

First Job:

An ice cream van man