CDO & Smart Cities Consultant
Simon is a digital transformer with a passion for leading and directing delivery teams across smart cities, business and digital transformation. Simon has a deep understanding of developing engaging products, UX and content to drive business performance while engaging diverse communities. He has extensive experience of delivery across a range of projects within the context of smart cities. These include developing and leading new technology solutions, creating engaging solutions and simplifying complex user experiences:
Glasgow City Centre – District Regeneration Frameworks
Working in partnership with a multidisciplinary team led by Austin-Smith:Lord and MVRDV to design a District Regeneration Framework for Glasgow’s City Centre Districts. Simon’s role is to support and highlight the emerging smart cities standards, capture existing smart cities projects that are both planned and in development and to develop digital tools that enable citizens to contribute their ideas to shape the future of Glasgow.
Glasgow’s Future Cities Demonstrator
Simon was the Design, Innovation & Engagement Manager for Future City Glasgow and OPEN Glasgow, combining a strategic business role with extensive stakeholder management in addition to assuming overall responsibility for the brand vision and developing the many stories for Future City Glasgow.