Simon Walker is an authority on change management, an essential factor of any business' success. As a consultant, mentor and popular speaker, he discusses the positive impact of technology on business practices. Additionally, he is highly regarded as a generational expert, specifically on Generation Y, and uses his knowledge to shine a light on employee engagement and team dynamics. For corporate audiences, Simon's expert strategies on workplace culture can reignite a business, redirecting their focus to their biggest advantage; their diverse range of employees. Simon holds the key to high performance teams, and can instill in his audience the essential methods for business success.
When Simon isn't leading teams on arctic expeditions, or racing yachts around the world in the BT Global Challenge, he is building his respectable career. Simon co-founded my360plus and Talentsmoothie, consultancy and online coaching businesses, which help organisations to develop their potential. Within the world of academia, Simon is a Visiting Executive Development Fellow at Henley and Southampton Business Schools, a testament to his extensive influence.
As the business landscape continues to advance and evolve, Simon is guiding companies through the process of such changes, which include technological, social and demographic. His actionable insights into leadership helps managers to stay ahead of the curve, and tackle the disruptive change head on through flexibility and communication. Simon can also make experience-driven predictions on the future of work, including how future generations may influence day to day processes. Corporate audiences of Simon's speeches benefit from his expertise, which allows them to capitalise on the talent pool at their organisation.
Simon's research into generational diversity in the workplace resulted in him writing several reports, like Generation Y: What They Want From Work. The nature of his work has positively benefited countless businesses, helping them to understand the expectations and attitudes of different generations. Many companies include two or three different generations, who commonly have to collaborate with one another, so it is important to understand generational influences on team cohesion. As a pioneer of technology, his speeches help corporate audiences to capitalise on the digital opportunities surrounding them.