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PROFILE OF SHERIDAN 'SHED' SIMOVE
Shed Simove is an entrepreneur, performer, corporate speaker and author.
Harnessing a constant stream of ideas from his astonishingly active mind, Shed has learned to transform his unconventional concepts into lucrative new business ventures, which form the basis of his completely unique books and corporate speeches.
BACKGROUND OF A MAVERICK
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 top UK TV show, 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.
A RELENTLESS AND PROVEN INNOVATOR
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 approaching one million novelty gifts worldwide and has won 'Gift Of The Year' twice for a range of birthday candles that spelt "You're Old" and more recently for the "Sound Machine" - a neat little box that provides sixteen sounds for any
CORPORATE TALKS WITH A TWIST
As a corporate speaker 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 fill their lives and work with more innovation, and Shed also delivers concrete techniques for creativity that spurn 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 is a cross between Anthony Robbins and Woody Allen - he's easily as funny as Robbins and as inspirational as Allen." Jimmy Carr
PROVEN SPEAKING TRACK RECORD
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 speech successfully to both entrepreneurs and non business people alike.
All of Shed's performances can be tailored to suit the audience to deliver a truly compelling, uniquely memorable, fascinating, one-off performance.
BESTSELLING AUTHOR & COLUMNIST
Shed's latest book IDEAS MAN is the true story of this visionary maverick's amazing adventures. At breakneck speed, Shed describes how dozens of his ideas came to be, how they succeed or sometimes disastrously fail. Some of Shed's ideas include: a range of novelty remote controls, a groundbreaking
documentary that involved him going undercover as a 16-year-old schoolboy (when he was 30) and the launch of his own currency - the 'EGO'.
IDEAS MAN is a unique book written by a completely extraordinary character. A hilarious and inspirational real-life tale of eccentricity and enthusiasm, it's perfect for anyone who's ever had a dream and wondered how to make it come true. Shed is living proof that you really can make it happen...
Shed is a regular columnist for Real Business.
To see Shed's latest news, amazing adventures and incredible products - visit www.ShedSimove.com