Simon has 25 years of experience in technology and business innovation. He leads Moixa’s overall strategy and growth plans, and market relations across government, industry, investors – and has raised £16m into the business. He is a serial inventor, with numerous patents in energy and mobile devices – e.g. he invented and licensed a folding PDA keyboard which sold 2m units. He founded Moixa for smart energy R&D and launched USBCELL in 2006, gaining numerous awards. Simon previously spent 8 years in Accenture’s Technology practice, where as a Senior Manager he helped co-create a Financial eCommerce new business unit, working with new ventures and start-ups. He has a background in AI and computing, e.g. 2009 Singularity University, MA in Natural Sciences, Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University (91-93), gap years at IBM Research and Defence research agency. He is also a member of the Smart Systems Forum, as part of BEIS/Ofgem, reviewing UK flexibility strategy.