Speaker Profile: Sheridan 'Shed' Simove

Published:  10 March, 2014

Sheridan ‘Shed’ Simove is an entrepreneur, author and corporate speaker. His areas of expertise are creativity, innovation and ideas generation.

Harnessing a constant stream of ideas, Mr Simove has learned to transform his unconventional concepts into lucrative and original business ventures, which form the basis of his completely unique books, products, performances and corporate speeches. His energising and inspiring corporate presentations cover these areas: ‘Techniques For How To Have A Great Idea’, ‘How Thinking Differently Is Vital’, and ‘How Innovation From The Team Is Vital For Any Company’.

Mr Simove worked in TV production, heading up programmes including ‘The Big Breakfast’, ‘Space Cadets’, and ‘Big Brother’. He soon became known industry-wide for making innovative, groundbreaking television shows. In 2003, he was appointed commissioning editor of Channel 4’s ‘Big Brother’ and, throughout his TV career, was also involved in discovering and launching many stars including Kelly Brook, Tess Daly and Russell Brand. As well as a successful career in television production, Mr Simove has forged a highly innovative merchandising empire. To date, he has sold over 1m novelty gifts worldwide and has won ‘Gift Of The Year’ twice.

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