Simon E LockeFounder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
Locke is an entrepreneur, innovator and communications thought leader. Always taking the path less traveled, Locke developed and launched CommunicationsMatch, a groundbreaking agency search and engagement platform with 5,000 listed firms and professionals in 12 countries, to help companies find communications agencies, consultants and freelancers that match needs. A founder of communications agencies and startups, he previously headed communications functions at Prudential Financial, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, speaks French and some Japanese, and has lived in seven countries. He serves as an advisor to financial technology companies on communications and strategy. He has written more than 100 articles on communications and the behaviors that drive it and has interviewed thought leaders and influencers for his Communicators-to-Communicators 3-Minute Insights Video series. Locke brings a practical, philosophical and behavioral perspective to business and communications, as well as a commitment to sharing what worked on his journey and what didn’t.