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A true serial-entrepreneur, for over 30 years Simon
has brought innovative thinking and practical solutions to the fields of software and electronics.
After working in a senior engineering capacity at the BBC, Simon started Maddox Broadcast.
The products it produced, video electronics and user friendly computer softw are, increased automation to the TV markets.
During the 1980s and 90s Simons Product had 90% market share throughout Europe and the UK.
After selling the company in 2000, and in the wake of 9-11, Simon moved into the field of business continuity, starting Office-Shadow Ltd.
From initial concepts Office-Shadow quickly moved to specialise in the software that Simon
devised - Shadow-Planner
This established itself as the first global web based BCM tool.
By using email reminders and maintenance schedules to ensure currency of information, it majored on the management lifecycle not just the initial plan production.
With high profile international Clients on four continents and users numbering in there tens of thousands Simon's innovative approach has impacted how BCM software has evolved.
Following the acquisition of Shadow-Planner
by ICM in 2009, Simon
was ready for a new challenge.
In June 2011 he formed BCMX.
Building on the experience of the previous start-ups, this organisation is dedicated to providing a universal method of securely exchanging information between businesses.
has 5 children, lives in the UK and the engineer in him still enjoys fixing things.
Jonathan has worked with Simon
for more than 20 years most reciently as marketing manager at Office-Shadow
Business continuity software
"We have never had an upgrade as fundamental as this", says Simon Maddox, Office-Shadow CTO.
Management - Office-Shadow Business Continuity Software
Simon Maddox, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Co-founder Simon Maddox incorporates years of experience in products, systems, finance and marketing into his work at Office-Shadow.
Prior to co-founding the company, he
built and ran a cutting-edge company that helped develop Digital TV standards now in use around the world.
Previous experience with the BBC
and with equipment design and facilities companies in the IT and broadcasting sectors honed his
skills in a variety of related disciplines.
has been responsible for product conception and development, future product strategies, marketing and back-office systems.
Simon Maddox - Technical DirectorSimon has previously developed and run equipment design and facilities companies in the IT and Broadcasting sectors.His previous company helped develop Digital TV standards now in use worldwide, so his experience of running a cutting edge research & development department is now bearing fruit in Office-Shadow.Beyond his technical training, he has many years of experience in financial and marketing areas.Simon has been responsible for product conception and development, managing the in-house technical team and future development strategies.He has also implemented most of the back-office systems, designed marketing collateral and currently acts as financial controller.
Simon Maddox, director, ...
Simon Maddox, director, ICM Continuity Consulting.