Shed Simove: He has presented to blue chip companies and top organisations around the world, like Google, Lego, BBC, eBay and Sony.
He’s in the Guinness Book of Records.
He’s been called a ‘Marketing God’.
He prints his own currency.
His products have won ‘Gift Of The Year’. Twice.
How to unlock your creativity, energies your marketing and improve your sales.
Has a degree in Experimental Psychology at Balliol College, Oxford University,
Shed worked for Disney World. He then pursued a successful career in TV production (heading up programmes including:
The Big Breakfast
Created a merchandising empire selling millions of novelty gifts.
He’s also climbed the Amazon charts to become an internationally bestselling author, and now enthralls audiences the world over with his hilarious and instructional motivational speeches, whilst also running his myriad business interests.
His areas of expertise are creativity, innovation, sales, and guerrilla marketing.
Following a degree in Experimental Psychology at Balliol College, Oxford, and two years working in Disney World, Florida (as a Sixteenth Century Gentleman), Shed worked in TV Production, heading up programmes including ‘The Big Breakfast’, ‘Space Cadets’, and ‘Big Brother’. Shed soon became known industry-wide for making innovative, ground-breaking television shows. In 2003, Shed was appointed Commissioning Editor of the U.K.’s biggest reality show, ‘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, 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 and a half million novelty gifts worldwide and has won ‘Gift Of The Year’ twice, once for a range of birthday candles that spell “You’re Old”, and more recently for the “Sound Machine” sound effects box.
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.
“Genius! Shed has captured his creative steps and delivers them with passionate, understandable and hilarious stories of his successes (and failures). Shed and his products are brilliant at challenging people to think differently and are great at kick starting any creative innovation session…”
“Visiting the Unilever UK & Ireland communications team he shared with us some of the thought processes and “tricks of the trade” he uses to come up with great ideas. The session he delivered was dazzlingly good – full of energy, insights, inspiration and positively. If you want to take an alternative, off-the-wall look at how you can inject some creativity into your team or business, then Shed’s your man.”
Books by Shed Simove