Simon is an award-winning software developer who prides himself on developing software solutions that address business challenges. He wrote his first program at the age of 15 for Group 5 before winning an Entrepreneur Award for a remote camera control application he developed. Simon gained extensive experience working in both software services and products both locally and abroad and has been published in several US technical publications. He established his own software development company at the age of 23 and has since then developed solutions for various organisations including JD Group, Sasol and Nedbank. He is currently the head of development and an executive director at BrandQuantum.