Simon Brown

Simon Brown
CTO
,
FAR
FAR CTO Si Brown graduated with a master’s degree in VR from Teesside University back in 1997. A few years working in Industry followed but since 1999 Si has been the archetypal entrepreneur, founding & growing 18 businesses with varying levels of scale & success.

Exiting his Digital Brand Agency ‘Calm’ in 2009 Si provided consultancy/NED services, before finally moving back into AR in 2012 with the formation of skignz™ one of the market leaders in Precise Location AR over the last decade.

Si is a member of a range of organisations, whilst been nominated for and winning many awards. Often providing Keynote speeches at many conferences & events across the world. His inspiring, engaging and honest delivery is themed around AR as a Utility, Precise & Exact Location Augmented Reality, metaverse and the ups/downs of entrepreneurship.

Si spends as much time as possible with his two young daughters & rescue dog at his home in North Yorkshire, UK. Si enjoys Architecture, Reading and all digital tech. Born/bred in Middlesbrough and a former footballer & coach. He supports Middlesbrough FC, an allegiance that has taught him to always celebrate every win!