Simon David Miller is a film writer, director and media tech entrepreneur living in the New Forest, England.
Simon's first feature film, Seachd - The Inaccessible Pinnacle, was the first Scottish Gaelic film to be released in cinemas. The BAFTA-nominated film is a magical realist ode to story-telling which grew out from his award-winning short film, Foighidinn - The Crimson Snowdrop. He attended London Film School and the National Film & TV School before making his first short film, Dead Man Falls, loosely based on his upbringing as an English boy in Scotland.
With a postgraduate degree in Economics at the LSE, Simon initially became an investment banker on Wall Street and in the City of London with J.P.Morgan, before joining the music industry, working for Universal Music and as Global SVP of Innovation for EMI Music, working on projects with bands such as Gorillaz and Pink Floyd and looking after Abbey Road Studios.
Over the past 20 years, Simon has helped to found and sell several media tech start-ups including Peoplesound (online music), Swopex (media sharing), and most recently Zeebox + Beamly (second screen TV + social and digital marketing).