Founder, Kepios • Global Consultant, We Are Social • Head of APAC, Contagious Insider Consulting
Simon Kemp is a global thought leader in digital marketing, and an active marketing consultant and practitioner. 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, and reports have been read by millions of people in more than 100 countries around the world, and he appears regularly on television and in the press to discuss digital and social media, brands, and marketing strategy.
Simon is the founder of Kepios, a marketing strategy consultancy, as well as the Global Consultant for We Are Social, and Head of Asia Pacific for Contagious’s consulting division, Insider. He’s a lecturer in digital marketing for both Hyper Island and Google Squared, and he mentors entrepreneurs as a Profile coach on the Key Person of Influence programme. Simon was recently recognised as one of Asia’s Most Influential Digital Marketers by CMO Asia magazine, and was featured in Campaign Asia’s 40 Under 40 honours list in 2014.
Before starting his own businesses, Simon held strategy roles with BBH, Universal McCann, Starcom Mediavest, and Accenture. Outside of work, Simon is a music producer and DJ, and is recording his first album. He also organises various social events, including tasting nights for the Singapore Whisky Society, as well as the hugely popular #SataySocial street-food event.
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