Simon is the Founder of Kepios, a strategy consultancy that helps business leaders and marketers make sense of the future, especially digital and connected devices. He is a marketing strategist specialising in the future of digital. He has developed brand and marketing strategies for many of the world’s most admired companies, including Unilever, Google, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and Diageo. His marketing books, guides, videos, and reports have been read and watched by millions of people in more than 100 countries around the world. CMO Asia magazine lists him as one of Asia’s "Most Influential Digital Marketers.” He appears regularly on television and in the media to discuss digital and social media, brands, and marketing strategy. Simon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Modern Languages, First Class Honours from the University of Strathclyde.
1. Digital Use Has Surged During COVID-19 Lockdowns
More than half of the world’s population now uses the internet, and we’re increasingly taking that connectivity with us wherever we go thanks to our smartphones.
The new 2018 Global Digital suite of reports from We Are Social and Hootsuite reveals that there are now more than 4 billion people around the world using the internet.
Since we published our Digital in 2018 reports back in January, I've been travelling around the world presenting our key findings, trends, and highlights with the teams at We Are Social and Hootsuite.