Simon McCaskill is a digital marketing and future technologies expert speaker. He gives keynotes and facilitates workshops for Google across the world as part of the digital academy programme. He has created and delivered award-winning keynotes and training programmes for the likes of the BBC, HSBC, and eBay, hosted events such as #GoDigital, as well as speaking around the world at key digital events.
Simon’s passion is in all things digital. His aim is to simplify the online world and show you a new way of using digital and data as a tool to get results for business growth and personal development.
Simon has an obsession for future gazing, looking ahead and asking ‘what’s next?’ and considering how people and businesses can use these new advances to their advantage to help improve innovation, productivity, and even well-being.
His aim is to simplify the complex digital world and hopefully leave you with that ‘aha moment’ that can often be the spark of inspiring change.
His career began in website, app design and development, working on many innovative projects such as the first ever inplay sports betting system. He progressed into digital marketing and founded, grew (working with clients such as JD Sports) and sold a Google Partner agency before setting up the Digital Boost Academy.
The Digital Boost Academy is a training organisation designed to shake up learning and development by creating short form training programs to inspire change around a variety of key digital topics. A partnership was then formed with LeedsBID to create Leeds Boost a digital training initiative providing free support for large businesses in Leeds Business District.