Shed Simove is an entrepreneur, author and corporate speaker.
Following a degree in Experimental Psychology at Balliol College, Oxford, Shed worked in TV Production and soon became known industry-wide for making innovative, ground-breaking television shows. In 2003, Shed 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.
Shed has forged a highly innovative merchandising empire – creating conceptual gifts, executive toys, best-selling adult sweets, books, greetings cards, and even his own currency. To date, Shed has sold over one million novelty gifts worldwide and has won ‘Gift Of The Year’ twice.
His world-famous book, ‘What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex’ became an international bestseller despite consisting of two hundred completely blank pages. It reached number 44 on the Amazon chart and has been translated in numerous languages, including Spanish and Mongolian.
Shed is an expert in IDEAS and can help make anyone’s ideas happen. Shed believes that “when an idea pops into your head, it can send you on amazing adventures – if you follow the idea through”. He fervently believes in ‘failing upwards’ by trying to launch numerous ideas and learning from the amazing experiences they bring.
Shed performs memorable and entertaining talks that showcase his conceptual products and the amazing adventures surrounding them. He uses his own entrepreneurial journeys to give a powerful insight into how the audience can be more innovative, delivering concrete techniques for creativity and new ideas for any business that will directly increase profitability. Plus, he shares his secrets for success and outlines the steps towards achieving whatever you desire – both personally and in the corporate world.
Shed excels at giving business teams the tools to create new ideas that directly affect the company’s bottom line. As well as his keynote speech, Shed’s innovation techniques can also be used in the same session to tackle specific needs that the company has, generating ideas for new products, services and solutions that will directly increase profitability. As his talk is both entertaining and informative, it is also suitable for lighter occasions.
Shed’s ability to create new ideas, coupled with his skill to make them happen, mean that his range and rate of success is vast – and thus his performances are wonderfully motivational as well as entertaining. He has the ability to both inspire significant, ‘bottom-line’ changes and then equip the audience with the tools to make those changes happen. Shed’s inspirational and hugely informative performances showcase his amazing career path, using props and visuals that add to the engaging and exciting stories he tells. Shed has performed his visual and inspirational corporate speeches successfully to both entrepreneurs and non business people alike.Contact us to find out more See all speakers