I am Simon Stapleton


About Me

I shape and build technology platforms that enable new businesses and ways of working

I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur from an early age, when I used to make games and sell them to my mates at school. Even then I knew I would pursue a career in the development of digital businesses.

In 1995 I finished a degree in Computer Science, and in 2006 an MBA, but my real education has come from engaging with people at all levels in business to learn how technology platforms transform organisations by improving customer interactions and relationships, and enabling operational efficiencies.

I’ve worked for some amazing companies, and on some amazing projects. I’ve enjoyed being part of the transformation of three investments platforms, migrating 100s of $billions in assets. Building technology that touches the lives of millions of people gives me a massive buzz, and it’s also a huge responsibility.

When I was invited to join a neuromarketing business to develop its platform, it was then that the sheer limitless potential of neurotechnology became apparent. Truthsayers is the perfect outlet for my creativity and thought leadership.

In my spare time (when I have it) I love nothing more than crafting unique ales and cheese, at home in the Cotswolds. If I retire, I’ll run my own 3D cooking and brewing channel.

My Creds

MBA with 25 years at the forefront of digital technology delivery

  • Platforms at Scale

    I have built and operated Technology Platforms that are used by millions of end users and manage hundreds of $billions of financial assets.

  • Customer Experience

    20 years track record of delivering market-leading Customer Experience in major brands such as Aegon, Microsoft, Nationwide Building Society, Old Mutual, NFU Mutual

  • Global Leadership

    I have led teams spanning EMEA, APAC and the Americas. It’s challenging, and a lot of fun, especially when the success is shared.

  • Business Agility

    I’ve transformed the Truthsayers Neurotech™ platform business into a true ‘Agile Business’, enabling rapid product development and innovation to create the ‘Open Platform’.

  • Social Purpose

    I believe that all business leaders have the responsibility of social purpose. I am a GFirst Business Ambassador and have the privilege of being a business mentor to regional entrepreneurs.

Meet the TRUTHSAYERS® team.

We are the first NEUROTECH® Company on the planet -
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Executive Team

We started Truthsayers because we are great friends who share a vision on how business should be. We enjoy honest banter and a robust conversation - all in the spirit of innovation, building products that will change the world, and keeping it fun.

Our shared values are simple: authenticity, courage and social purpose.

Advisory Board

Dr Peter Collett

Behavioural Psychologist, Author, Broadcaster

Tina Jennings

Employee Benefits Specialist, Mergers & Acquisitions and Change Specialist

Hilary Barnett

HR Leader specialising in attitudinal and behavioural change, transforming organisations.

Dr Alastair Goode

Cognitive Scientist, Behavioural Economist,
Implicit Expert

We are always looking for creative, inquisitive, open-minded talent to
join our Global Team