Simon Young – social media consultant and cofounder of iJump

Simon Young

Simon2009Since 2000 Simon has written and spoken extensively about new media, as well as being a heavy user of new media tools.
He’s educated New Zealand marketers about the opportunities and threats of new technologies through the pages of NZMarketing magazine, Idealog and iStart .

He’s spoken regularly at PR and communications conferences since 2004 on the topic of blogging and consumer-generated media.

Simon also founded copywriting agency SimonYoungWriters and cofounded the world’s first consumer-generated documentary about Generation C, Looksy.org .

At a glance

Career path
Dreamer, voluntary copywriter, odd-jobs guy, full-time radio copywriter, programme producer, publications editor, freelance copywriter, freelance journalist, managing director, contract in-house PR writer, movie producer, co-conspirator, creative instigator … C atalyst.

Simon: phone 021 192 0016 Skype simonisntsoyoung

Follow Simon on Twitter or connect on Facebook

Read Simon’s magazine articles (and other bits) on his personal site .