Simon Gill

Chief Experience Officer

Simon Gill joined Isobar UK in 2016, as Chief Creative Officer. He was promoted to Chief Experience Officer, EMEA in 2018, to champion the transformative power of digital with a focus on game-changing creative experiences, across the region. He advocates how brands needs to change, to match customer behaviour and expectation, with creative excellence. In addition to his creative leader role, he sees the benefit of AI/ML across the entire creative process, and how it is an important part to delivering positive change through augmented humanity

Having spent more than 25 years at the forefront of digital marketing, Simon is an award-winning creative, with a PhD in multimedia and significant expertise in experience design. He has a proven track record in delivering creative excellence for global brands, including American Express, Apple, Cathay Pacific, EON, Honda, Mattel, Microsoft, Selfridges, Sony and Western Union.

Simon is an active figure in the industry. His work has been recognised internationally, scooping many awards, he is a regular jury member on numerous award shows, and he speaks at many events worldwide. Simon is also co-founder of CANNT, the world’s festival of creativity, and takes an active role in giving back to the industry, to help new talent.

Long-suffering but ever hopeful Leeds United fan, a D&B head, with a love of multi-coloured trainers.